2016 Olympic Games: Africa’s final medals table of Rio 2016

  The following is Africa’s final medals table after 16 days of competitions at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 ended on Sunday, August 21, in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. Position Country Gold Silver Bronze Total 15 Kenya … Read More

2016 Olympic Games: Africa sends 1,012 athletes to Rio 2016 Olympics

  The 2016 Olympic Games, the world’s biggest sports party, officially began on Friday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with a record number of countries participating in a record number of sports. More than 11,000 athletes from 206 National Olympic … Read More

Rio 2016: Team Refugee to compete in athletics, judo, and swimming events

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Ten refugee athletes under the name: “Team Refugee” will compete in athletics, judo and swimming events at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to 21. This is the first-ever refugee team to compete in … Read More

Brazil allays Zika Virus fears during Rio 2016

Sportsmen heading to Brazil for the forthcoming 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro should not worry about the Zika Virus as the outbreak of the disease has declined by 80 percent during the last two months, Brazilian Ambassador to … Read More