Ghanaian Chronicle

Fomena Health Center Gets New Maternal/Theatre Ward

From Ernest Best Anane Telecommunications giant Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN), through its MTN Foundation-Ghana, has constructed and commissioned a GH¢250,000 Maternal/Theatre for the Fomena Health Centre. Mr. James Bukari Basintale, General Manager, Northern Business District, said at the commissioning that the gesture was to help support the training of nursing students at the Fomena Community […]

San Marino Grand Prix

Lorenzo wins as Dani Pedrosa crashes Jorge Lorenzo took a huge step toward regaining the MotoGP title as he won the San Marino Grand Prix in Misano and rival Dani Pedrosa crashed out. Repsol Honda rider Pedrosa endured a torrid start and was then taken out by Hector Barbera halfway through lap one. That left […]

I’ll never shake Terrys hand -Anton Ferdinand

FORGET IT... Ferdinand ignores Terry's handshake offer

ANTON FERDINAND will NEVER shake John Terry’s hand after their bitter feud erupted again. QPR star Ferdinand snubbed the Chelsea skipper before yesterday’s Loftus Road draw. The defender also blanked Ashley Cole, who spat over his shoulder as the Rangers player passed directly in front of him. A source close to Ferdinand revealed: “Anton has […]

Spain beat U.S. to reach Davis Cup final

Defending champions Spain reached the final of the Davis Cup

Defending champions Spain reached the final of the Davis Cup as David Ferrer’s win over John Isner gave them a 3-1 victory in Gijon. Twins Bob and Mike Bryan beat Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez in Saturday’s doubles to keep the tie alive after Spain had won the opening two singles. However, Ferrer, 30, sealed […]

DCE urges management of North Birim Rural Bank to support district

When it appears the hope of customers, clients and major stakeholders of then Asuopra Rural Bank have been dashed out following the closure of the bank about some three-half years ago, it has bounced back with new innovations and creativity.

Fabrice Muamba retires from football

Fabrice Muamba

Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba has announced his retirement from football. Muamba, 24, collapsed and suffered a cardiac arrest on 17 March during Bolton’s FA Cup quarter-final tie with Tottenham Hotspur.

Grey-Thompson praises Paralympic ticket sales

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

The 11-time Paralympic gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has described ticket sales for the London Paralympics as “a dream come true”. The Games, which begin on 29 August, are expected to be first Paralympics to sell out.

Nadal out of US Open

Rafael Nadal

Former champion Rafael Nadal will not compete in this year’s US Open due to the knee injury that has kept him sidelined since Wimbledon.

Chelsea move Al Ahly clash to Kumasi

Berekum Chelsea squad21

Berekum Chelsea have moved Sunday’s CAF Champions League Group B clash against Al Ahly from Accra to the Baba Yara Stadium, can exclusively reveal.

Shot-putter stripped of gold medal

Belarusian women's shot put gold medallist Nadzeya Ostapchuk

Belarusian women’s shot put gold medallist Nadzeya Ostapchuk has been stripped of her title after failing a doping test, the International Olympic Committee has announced.
Ostapchuk, 31, threw 21.36m with her third attempt to win in the Olympic Stadium last week. But Ostapchuk has now been disqualified after officials said metenolone was found in a urine sample she provided.
New Zealand’s Valerie Adams, who was second, has now been awarded gold. An IOC statement said:”The athlete was first requested to provide a urine sample for a doping control on 5 August.
“She competed the next day in the women’s shot put event, where she placed first, and was asked to provide a sample straight after her competition.
Both samples indicated the presence of metenolone, which is classified as anabolic agent under the 2012 prohibited list.” London 2012 saw the biggest anti-doping operation in the history of the Olympic Games.
Before the start of the Olympics, those competing were warned that 150 scientists were set to take 6,000 samples between now and the end of the Paralympic Games. Every competitor who won a medal at the Olympics was tested.

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