The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today (Wednesday) formalised plans to take the 2022 summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to Africa, with Senegal already stating its intention to bid.
World football’s governing body Fifa has ordered the replay of a 2018 World Cup qualification game between South Africa and Senegal after a ban imposed on the match referee was upheld, a decision that could have a significant impact on Africa’s qualification process for next year’s tournament in Russia.
Fiba Africa, the governing body of basketball on the continent, has announced that Tunisia and Senegal will co-host this year’s edition of the AfroBasket men’s national team tournament from September 8-16.
Former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Lamine Diack has denied giving money to finance Macky Sall’s successful bid to become the President of Senegal, in the latest twist to the Russian doping scandal in athletics.
The IAAF has elected Lamine Diack as its chief for another two years – the only candidate standing at the athletics governing body’s congress for president.