IAAF World Championships: South African Wayde van Niekerk eyes historic double in London

World and Olympic 400 meters champion, Wayde van Niekerk, special dispensation was granted by the sport’s governing body, the IAAF. CGTN‘s Sias du Plessis reports from Potchefstroom. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica … Continue reading →

London Marathon: East Africans expected to dominate the 2017 edition

East Africans are expected to dominate the London Marathon when it gets under way on Sunday. New champions 2016 women’s winner Jemima Sumgong was excluded following a failed doping test. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: … Continue reading →

Refugees Football Dreams: Syrian refugee Abu Jawwad and son eye fulfiling dream in Egypt

According to government figures, nearly 500 thousand Syrians have fled their left their homes to start anew in another country and struggle to rebuild their shattered lives. Others have refused to let the tragic conditions hinder their attempts to fulfill … Continue reading →

Beach Soccer World Cup: Senegal target improved performance in 2017 edition

Senegal hosts Bahamas, Switzerland and Ecuador in Group A at this year‘s FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. Senegal have been putting the final touches on their training in Dakar ahead of their sixth appearance at the biennial competition. The country‘s … Continue reading →

U.K. Doping Inquiry: Doctor criticised for failing to document supplement given to Farah

The doctor who gave double Olympic champion Mo Farah a controversial supplement has been criticised by Britain’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee for failing to make a record of the treatment. Dr Robin Chak-raverty gave evidence at a hearing that … Continue reading →

Talk Africa: Africa’s anti-terrorism efforts

Egypt is under a three –left at least 45 dead. This, along with the increased presence of Al-Shabaab in Somalia; the insurgency of Boko Haram in Nigeria, and the emergence of Al Qaeda-linked terror groups in North Africa have brought … Continue reading →