African Sport Site Blog

The Heart of African Sports

AfricaSportSite.Com will cover the human interest stories – the stories behind the major stories and the stories of African's who have overcome great odds to compete in the games enjoyed be peoples around the world.

How did the little, West African country of Togo earn a Bronze Medal in Kayaking in last years Olympic Games? The is a terrible war in Dafur, Sudan and that country has never had runners that place well in the All African Games and now several from that war torn area are among the top in the world in their events. One of them carried the American flag for the USA team in last years Olympics. What is the story there? Murus Yifter, of Etheopia, won several Olympic medals and earned the Gold in Munich, but a few days later he missed his heat in the 5000 meters, because he was in the washroom.