Sunday, 1 August 2021

Christian Amoah fails to make the mark at Olympics

Ghanaian weightlifter Christian Amoah will be coming home empty-handed as the 22-year-old finished fourth (4th) in Group B of the Men’s 96kg at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics earlier today 31st July 2021. Amoah was unable to lift a high enough weight to stand a chance of securing a medal lifting a combined 315kg (145kg in the Snatch portion of the event and 170kg in the Clean & Jerk), 44kg less than the eventual winner of the group Cuba’s Olfides Saez Vera who lifted a combined 359kg. The 22-year-old who serves as the captain of the Ghana weightlifting team, the...

Chess sensation invited to Reiss & Co offices

Chess sensation invited to Reiss & Co offices

8-year-old Ghanaian chess sensation, Dave Chief Quansah Acheampong along with his father David and his little brother Jedidiah, visited the offices of multi-divisional company Reiss & Co yesterday 16th June 2021. Dave whose star has been on the rise ever since becoming the first-ever Ghanaian to claim victory in the U-9 category of the 2020 African Schools Individual Chess Championship back in January 2021 was invited to have a chat with the Managing Director (MD) of Reiss & Co, Jeffery Sowa, about how best the company could help develop the sport of chess at school level. "You can make it...

Karate Olympic Qualifier

Ghana not represented at Karate Olympic Qualifier

Ghana, unfortunately, missed out on the 2021 Karate World Olympic Qualification Tournament held at the AccorHotels Arena Sports Hall in Paris, France. The competition which is a 2020 Tokyo Olympics Qualifier was held from 11 - 13 June 2021 and played host to 479 athletes from 96 different countries. The Ghana Karate-Do Federation (GKF) had been struggling to secure funding to participate in the tournament but the federation kept its hopes alive even three days before the competition, with the Technical Director of the GKF, Kwabena Poku, revealing back then that there was still a 50-50 chance of participation. “As...

No Ghanaian Olympic Qualifier

No Ghanaian representation at Olympic qualifier?

The 2021 Karate World Olympic Qualification Tournament is set to take place in the next three days on 11th June 2021 in Paris, France but the competition could be without Ghanaian representation as the Ghana Karate-Do Federation (GKF) struggles to secure the funds to send its athletes to the tournament. This was revealed to The Press Box, by the Technical Director of the association Kwabena Poku who revealed that there is a 50-50 chance of Ghana making the tournament. "As we speak now, preparations are ongoing, we have been training but we are not too sure whether we are going...

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