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Professionals Golfers in the country will be busy from November 29 to December 2,2017 at the Damang Golf Course when the fourth edition Professional Golfers Association of Ghana (PGA Ghana) Championship tees off. Ahead of the event headline sponsors of the Professional Golfers Association of Ghana Championship, Gold Fields Ghana Limited on Tuesday announced a 40 percent increase in the total prize money to GH140,000 for this year’s championship . This was made known by the Executive Vice President & Head of West Africa Region Gold Fields, Alfred Baku, at a press briefing in Accra. He said the increase in…

The Sports Ministry has written to the IAAF, requesting further explanation on some details within the Ghana Athletics Association’s report over the usage of the $84,900 budget for the London 2017 World Athletics Championship. The Ghana Athletics Association earlier informed the Sports Ministry that the amount would be used to cater for travel, accommodation, feeding and perdiem of the nation’s 9 athletes. But an email from IAAF Communications Team intercepted by Starr FM Sports indicates  that the London 2017 Local Organizing Committee paid for travel and accommodation of all qualified athletes. This response raises doubts about the authenticity of the…

Former Ghana Athletics Association Chairman George Haldane Lutterodt has revealed that Ghana’s first ever gold medalist at the youth Olympics Martha Bissah could ditch Ghana and compete for another country soon. Bissah is currently in the USA for her four-year scholarship programme at the Norfolk State University in Ohio after been suspended indefinitely by the Prof. Francis Dodoo led administration of the Ghana Athletics Association. Starr FM Sports investigations has it that USA, Bahamas, Canada and Nigeria are interested in the services of the young athlete. George Haldane Lutterodt who facilitated Bissah’s scholarship programme insists the young female athlete could…

Ghanaian Controversial Boxer Ayitey Powers life is in danger if he dares visit Australia. Kasapa Sports can confidently state that the Ghanaian Boxer had had an affair with a lady by name Kelly Neata who happens to be the daughter of an Australian Mafia leader. Sources reveal that after Powers impregnating the lady ran to Ghana for a cover up because he was been hunted by Kelly Neata’s father. It is revealed that Kelly’s father is very dangerous to the extent that those people who live around his community in Sydney don’t want to fall into his pit. Further reports…

Ghana’s swimming team on Sunday came second with 12 gold, nine silver and six bronze medals making a total of 27medals to place second behind host Nigeria at the 2nd Africa Zone 2 Junior Swimming Championship. Nigeria won with 26 gold, 35 silver and 26 bronze medals, winning a total of 87 medals whiles Senegal came third with eight gold, three silver, and six bronze winning a total of 17 medals at the newly refurbished National Stadium Swimming Pool in Lagos. The three day event saw over 100 young Swimmers from ten African countries taking part in the 2nd edition…

Ghanaian Boxer Braimah Kamoko, also known as Bukom Banku has revealed he has four more years to bring an end to his boxing career. The local champion made this revelation on Starr Chat with Bola Ray on Wednesday after his Saturday’s seventh round technical knockout to Bastie Samir at the Bukom Boxing Arena. According to Banku after rematches with Samir come next year he will try to fight some international bout to end the pugilist journey in 2021. “I have not retired yet. I have four more years to retire. I have decided to ignore the insults from people because…

Man of the moment Bastie Samir(16-0-1,15 KO’s) says he’s ready to work with Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan’s ‘Baby Jet Promotions’ provided the latter is ready to work with him. Bastie over the weekend stormed sports headlines with his stunning round seven(7) knockout to the previously undefeated cruiserweight boxer Briamah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko (29-1-0,22 KO’s ) to taste his first defeat ever at the Bukom Boxing Arena. Speaking on Sports File Samir said “l will love to work with Asamoah Gyan if he’s ready to work with me also.” Adding “am the man of the moment even though there are…

Ghanaian boxing referee Roger Banor says boxing in Ghana has over the years  has declined and has therefore called on cooperate Ghana and the sports ministry to come on board and develop the ancient game to its desirable state. Ref. Bannor having seen it all in boxing was once a juvenile boxer that his mother never supported which his love for boxing lead him chose the other way round of becoming a boxing referee which he expressed enjoys doing. Speaking exclusively to SportsWorldGhana.com stated “Ghana boxing for the few years passed have been dwindling, but l believes strongly with the staging of different…

Undefeated heavyweight Ghanaian fighters Bastie Samir (15,0,1) and Briamah Kamoko (29,0,0) make history as their dubbed ‘Make or Break’ weigh-in bout pulled over 3,000 spectators to the Bukom Boxing Arena on Friday. The pugilists who in couple of months passed stormed boxing headlines with their hard-punching intriguing give-and-take comments prior to their billed Saturday bout came their weighing. Samir was first to step on the scales as he tipped the scales with 194Ibs, while Kamoko affectionately tagged ‘Bukom Banku’ weighed 193Ibs. Immediately after the weigh-in, Samir took to the microphone and promised his teeming fans he will teach the Bukom native the some lessons…

Somoco Ghana distributors of Bajaj boxers bikes has thrown its weight behind the make or break bout between Bukom Banku and Basti Samir at the bukom boxing arena on October 21. The much anticipated fight will see the two undefeated boxers slugging it out for the bragging out . Hundreds on Sunday turned out at the forecourt of the West Hills Mall to catch a glimpse of these two boxers as they interacted with their fans ahead of the fight Speaking to Sportsworldghana.com, Marketing manager of Somoco Ghana limited Chamberlain Nyemi -Tei says they are proud to associate their brand…

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