Isa Omok
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/ 6 August 2007

Olympic bosses asked to back All Africa Games

Olympic chiefs should give the All Africa Games the same priority as other continental competitions if they are to be taken seriously by the rest of the world, the event’s director general said on Sunday. The officials said African nations had to change their ”attitude” and respect deadlines set by organising committees.

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/ 25 July 2007

Olympic body may run All Africa Games

The African Olympic body is expected to take over the running of the All Africa Games to attract more private sponsors and top athletes, its president said on Tuesday. The Games are currently organised by the Supreme Council for Sports in Africa, the sporting wing of the African Union.

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/ 23 July 2007

Duo test positive at All Africa Games

A Nigerian woman weightlifter and an Angolan male swimmer have tested positive for banned substances at the All Africa Games. Blessed Udoh, a medallist in the 48kg category, tested positive for diuretics, Zohir Bensohane, a Games official in charge of anti-doping control, told reporters.