Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

first_imgThe 2016 edition of the annual Accra Milo Marathon this week crowned Corporal Alhaji Kassim Yakuub in the male adult category race and Ms Elizabeth Azure from the Upper East Region winning the female category award.The Marathon saw the participation of over 10,000 athletes competing in three different categories; 42.2km race for adults, 15km race for U-15 school children and 5km fun run for the family.Being a major event on the sporting calendar in Ghana for nearly three decades, the Accra Milo marathon has become the choice for both professional and amateur athletes to shape their career for international competitions.The colorful and biggest athletic event has a wonderful display of chorography by school children was put up as part of the closing ceremony.Speaking at the closing ceremony, the Managing Director of Nestlé Ghana, Freda Duplan said, “Nestle will continue to inspire the youths to get into sports. We believe sport has a unique ability to help instill life values such as hard work, responsibility, fair play, discipline, perseverance and team spirit in them.”                                       last_img read more

Who Will Play With Vedad Ibišević at Shooting Contest?

first_imgWhile the euphoria is still ongoing in B&H due to the placement of the B&H football team in the World Cup 2014, a competition is coming soon that will allow football enthusiasts to demonstrate their skills in a different way.The competition is called Red Bull ŠutFest, and it will be under the watchful eye of the B&H player Vedad Ibišević, who scored the decisive goal in the match against Lithuania.Practicing a good shot does not have to be limited exclusively to the space between the goal posts and crossbars on the football field. Red Bull ŠutFest provides an opportunity to all those interested to show their talent by hitting different ‘targets’ that they choose. It can be a window, container, and hole in the wall or something else entirely. It is only important to be precise, attractive and original.The application procedure is simple. A filmed creative precise shot (done outside of a football field) is to be uploaded to Youtube and the link with information (name, last name, contact number, city and date of birth) should be sent to the email [email protected] large number of applications have already arrived for this competition, and it will take place on Wednesday, 27 November 2013. read more