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Manchester United's Robin van Persie celebrates after scoring against Arsenal during their league match at Old Trafford Stadium on November 10. (Pic: AP Exchange)
Ugandan man loses house after betting on Arsenal – Man United clash
November 14, 2013 Posted by :
Arsenal lost 1-0 to Manchester United in the English Premier League on Sunday but an Arsenal fan in Uganda lost a lot more. Henry Dhabasani is now homeless ...
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Ethiopian running greats Kenenisa Bekele (L) and his brother Tariku Bekele train at Kenenisa camp in Sululta outside  Addis Ababa on September 1 2013. (Pic: AFP)
Ethiopia’s running camp in the sky
September 4, 2013 Posted by :
On a cold and wet morning in the lush green hills high above Addis Ababa, Ethiopian track star Kenenisa Bekele circles a brick red track, slowly, steadily ...
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Murielle Ahore won a silver medal in the women's 100m at the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow on August 12 2013. (Pic: AFP)
‘Female Drogba’ aims to inspire African athletes
August 14, 2013 Posted by :
Côte d’Ivoire’s Murielle Ahoure made history on Monday by becoming the first female African sprinter to win a medal in the history of the World Athletics Championships ...
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Haile Gebrselassie celebrating with his national flag after competing in the men's 10 000m final at the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium during the 2008 Beijing Olympics. (AFP)
Ethiopian long-distance champion eyes 2015 election race
July 19, 2013 Posted by :
As his feet hit the pedals at lightning speed, Haile Gebrselassie barely breaks a sweat on an exercise bike at his gym in the Ethiopian capital’s upscale ...
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The six metre-high 'Shadow Boxer' sculpture in Johannesburg's inner city depicts Nelson Mandela as a young boxer. (AFP)
Mandela the boxer inspires Soweto gym-goers
July 4, 2013 Posted by :
In a sweaty township gym where Nelson Mandela once trained as a young boxer, athletes are still pumping iron today, inspired by the peace icon’s example as ...
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