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  The Malawi Olympic Committee (MOC) has warned media institutions in the country that irresponsible reporting on doping cases of athletes can result into lawsuits translating into millions of kwachas in damages. MOC has since organised an orientation course for media houses in the country on anti-doping reporting in order to protect local media institutions…

MOC gets IOC assurance on Zika virus

  The Malawi Olympic Committee (MOC) says it has received assurance from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Brazil government that the Zika virus threat will have been dealt with by the time the Olympics are staged in August. MOC President Oscar Kanjala said in an interview yesterday that following the assurance, Malawi will…

Taekwondo training targets 2020 Japan Olympics

  A 10-day Taekwondo training course underway at Blantyre Youth Centre (BYC) is aimed at building the capacity for local athletes ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan, Malawi Olympic Committee (MOC) technical commission chairperson Patrick Kulemeka has said. At least 20 Taekwondo coaches and athletes from various zones in the country are being…

Malawi embraces Podium Performance

Malawi sports fraternity has officially embraced the Southern Africa Podium Performance Programme; a block sports science project meant to produce medalists at major world and continental sports events. Africa Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region Five president Dr. Vetumbuavi Veii on Wednesday launched the programme at College of Medicine Sports Complex whose High Performance Centre has…

Govt lands K92.4 million for primary school sports

Government has secured funding from Unicef for various sporting activities in 11 districts across the country amounting to $220 000 (about K92.4 million). The districts are Machinga, Thyolo, Salima, Chikwawa, Nkhotakota, Salima, Nkhata Bay, Karonga, Mangochi, Balaka and Dedza. With such finances, 10 selected primary schools in each district are already competing in football, netball…

Malawi earn medal in Anoca Games

The Malawi Olympic Team arrived on Tuesday from Gaborone, Botswana winning only a silver medal during the Association of National Olympic Committee of Africa (Anoca) Youth Championship Olympic games played in Gaborone between 22-31 May. The Malawi Team collected the single medal through Morocco-based player Chisomo Lumeta in lawn tennis after beating Nigerian player in…