1847 Post Aug 25, 2015

  • Reports: Kenyan Athletes Warned of Doping Tests

    Some Kenyan athletes were warned ahead of unannounced doping tests and a banned runner accused athletics officials of demanding money to hide positive tests, German state broadcaster ARD reported on Tuesday.
    ARD and Britain's Sunday Times reported recently that the International...

 
1847 Post Aug 19, 2015

  • Kenyan Athletic Officials Reject Doping Allegations

    Officials from Kenya's athletic governing body have rejected recent allegations of massive doping by Kenyan athletes over the last 15 years. Britain's Sunday Times newspaper and German broadcaster ARD/WDR recently reported that blood tests of some 800 athletes, including 77 from...

 
GNN Liberia Aug 18, 2015

  • Chung Mong Joon launches FIFA presidency bid, attacks Blatter

    UEFA president Michel Platini, Brazil football legend Zico and Liberian Football Association chief Musa Bility have also announced they are candidates. Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, another former FIFA vice president from Jordan, is also considering a run.

 
1847 Post Jul 24, 2015

  • Sierra Leone Athletes Try to Regain Stride After Halting for Ebola

    The Ebola crisis brought everything to a grinding halt in Sierra Leone last year when it was at its peak.  This included sports. Public gatherings were banned, and that meant teams couldn’t practice properly. Many athletes were also denied visas to compete abroad. 
    Marathon runne...

 
1847 Post Jul 03, 2015

  • Portland, Ore., Soccer Fans Gear Up For Women's World Cup Final

    It's the U.S. and Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final in Vancouver, Canada — a rematch of the 2011 championship. Soccer-crazed fans in Portland, Ore., who watched Japan's fortuitous win over England this week, provide plenty of insight about what it will take for the U.S. t...

 
1847 Post Jun 26, 2015

  • Tournament's Over but Memory of South Sudan's Manute Bol Lives On

    There was more than a sense of sportsmanship and athleticism in the air this week when the Black Stars Basketball Club beat three other teams to win the inaugural Manute Bol tournament in the South Sudanese capital, Juba.
    "The theme of this tournament is that sport can unite us,"...

 
1847 Post Jun 19, 2015

  • South Sudan: Manute Bol Peace Builders Basketball Tournament

    Friday marks the fifth anniversary of the death of National Basketball Association (NBA) legend and South Sudanese Manute Bol.
    To mark the occasion, young Sudanese from all regions of the country will compete in a two-day Manute Bol peace builders basketball tournament.
    Bol worke...