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Five attacks on sporting events…memories of Munich massacre, Togo

Paris, France | AFP | Three explosions targetting the Borussia Dortmund team bus left one person injured and forced the postponement of Tuesday’s Champions League match against Monaco in Germany. Here are other attacks that have rocked sporting events. 1972 Munich Olympics massacre Eleven Israeli athletes perished at the 1972 Munich …

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Year 2016: A year of big money sport deals

Paris, France | AFP | Money flooded into sport in 2016 faster than ever before and flooded out in the shape of fatter salaries for the stars who have become multi-million business brands. Paul Pogba’s world record transfer to Manchester United set the tone for a year of big money …

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Year 2016: Heroes and zeros of 2016

Paris, France | AFP | AFP Sport looks back at a selection of ‘heroes’ and ‘zeros’ from 2016: THE Heroes Leicester City Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City pulled off one of the greatest shocks in English football history by defying title odds of 5,000-1 to lift the Premier League trophy. Having …

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Russia ‘hijacked’ sport with mass doping, says McLaren

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Russia hijacked international sport by using more than 1,000 athletes in an “institutional conspiracy” to win medals at the Sochi and London Olympics and other global events, a top investigator said Friday. Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren, who has previously accused Russia of “state-sponsored” cheating, …

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RwandAir supports Africa Rally Championship contestants

ATC News by Wolfgang H. Thome Leading Zambian contender for the FIA Africa Rally Championship Muna Singh Jr. and his navigator sister  Jasmeen Singh have got a Rwanda Air boost to help them prepare for two key events in Rwanda and Uganda. Rwanda Air’s Zambian Country Manager Glyden Mungaila confirmed …

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Deadly sport

By Ronald Musoke Who cares about maimed victims, killed children? On the wet and cold Saturday morning his nephew, Abdallah Mawejje died, Ddumba Ssentongo was mainly speechless and distraught looking, with his eyes red from crying. On that day of July 12, Ddumba’s nephew became the third child to die …

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