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Rio Olympic marathon champion Sumgong fails drugs test

Jemima Sumgong, who last year became the first Kenyan woman to win Olympic gold in the marathon, has tested positive for the banned blood-booster EPO in an out-of-competition test carried out by the IAAF, the sport's governing body said on Thursday.

Ethiopia to launch club-licensing system

The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) is to launch a club-licensing system (CLS) for premier league, higher league and division one league clubs; it was disclosed during discussions held from April 4 to 6, 2017.

Addis to host CAF assembly

The 39th Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ordinary General Assembly will take place on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) announced.