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The former head of international athletics,

Condemned by French justice in September in a major case of corruption against the background of doping by Russian athletes, he arrived in Dakar last Monday night, May 10. He was held in France due to a prosecution in a second case, suspected of having bought votes in the allocation of the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020.…

of African Championships 2021 in uncertainty

The following African Athletics Championships, which have already been postponed till 2020 to 2021 on account of Covid-19, have been postponed from the start (1-5) to the tip of June and needs to be held in Algiers as a substitute of Oran. This occasion ought to function a springboard for a lot of African athletes on the Tokyo Olympics (July 23-August 8).…

“I will be there in 2022 …”

The year 2020 has been strange for Murielle Ahouré. Almost no race for the 60-meter indoor world champion. And especially not the Tokyo Games, where the 33-year-old Ivorian scored the most important goal of his season, the dream of an Olympic medal. But Murielle Ahouré did not waste her time. She has just been appointed this week as the Unicef ​​Ambassador to Côte d'Ivoire in the continuity of the work for children that she had already…

Ethiopian Shura Kitata surprises and wins special edition

The World Marathon stars had an appointment in London for the London Marathon this Sunday, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the event was reserved for the discipline's elite with a limited route around Buckingham Palace and strengthened health measures. as reported from London Thunderbolt at London marathon: undefeated for seven years, EliudKipchogea broke at the end of the race and finished only eighth, the victory went to the Ethiopian ShuraKitata at the end of a Danish sprint.Kitatal 'won in 2h05 min 41 sec ahead…

President Uhuru Kenyatta calls for an anti-doping plan

In Kenya, President Uhuru Kenyatta is concerned about the recent rise in doping cases among the country's athletes. He asks the Ministry of Sports to develop a major training and testing plan to combat this scourge. For the Kenyan president, the country's reputation is at stake a few months before the Olympics. "Kenya has built its reputation as a stronghold of sport on pure and just victories." This statement is signed by Uhuru Kenyatta, who expresses his concern over the increase in doping cases discovered in recent…

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