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Because of the ongoing conflict in Libya, many sports are struggling to stay afloat. Among them: boxing, once considered a violent sport and forbidden during the regime of dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who was overthrown in 2011.
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African football fans may recognize the name Badou Ezzaki from his days as former Morocco national team goalkeeper. Since his retirement, the 56-year old has since moved on to become manager of the national side, but lately, he has been using his spare ti
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Kenya's James Onyango claimed the Commonwealth Africa Welterweight Championship title after winning a bout against Uganda's Patrick Atuhairwe in Nairobi. The clash saw the two orthodox-stance boxers go head-to-head as local fans turned out for the much-an
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In just over three months time, the world will assemble in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro for the 31st Olympiad, the largest multi-event sports competition in the world. Egypt will be represented by athletes in at least 20 disciplines. The country w
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The world is in mourning after the death of boxing great Muhammad Ali, the 74-year-old regarded as the greatest of all time will be laid to rest on Friday in his home town of Louisville, Ali touched the lives of millions including former South African Pre
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Two teenage boxers have set their sights on representing Nigeria in the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. The country used to be an African boxing powerhouse, and these two young women are hoping to return the country to its glory days. CGTN's Deji Badmus has this