Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that African football authorities need to organise themselves more professionally in order to ensure that teams from the continent can challenge for global titles. Wenger made the remarks after receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Laureus World Sports Awards on Monday night for his contributions to revolutionising English footfall.
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Hyperandrogenism: the question that disturbs athletics
Hyperandrogenism is an excess of male sex hormones. This thorny issue has resurfaced in the Athletic Court of Arbitration which will review the appeal of the South African Caster Semenya against the new regulation imposed by the IAAF to female athletes naturally producing testosterone. The South African, world champion in the 800m that year in Berlin, was then subjected to tests of femininity and was banned from competition for 11 months before being reinstated.
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Death of Emiliano Sala: Nantes retires Jersey number 9
FC Nantes reacted in a statement to the official newsn of the death of Emiliano Sala, whose body was identified on the night of Thursday to Friday. Waldemar Kita announced the withdrawal of the number nine. Emiliano Sala will become the last person to wear the number 9 at FC Nantes. The Argentine striker’s death was confirmed in the night from Thursday to Friday.
CAN 2019: “Egypt will be ready,” says CAF
Egypt will be “ready” to host the African Cup of Nations (CAN 2019) this summer, African football officials said Tuesday at the stadium in Alexandria after an inspection of various infrastructure across the country. “Egypt will be ready, we have plans for renovations but, in any case, basic, the infrastructure is there,” AFP communication director Nathalie Rabe told AFP.