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Ghana’s first-ever female judoka getting ready for Rio Games

When Hungarian native Szandra Szogedi steps onto the judo mat at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, she'll be making history as the first-ever female judoka to represent Ghana. Born in Budapest, Szogedi started judo at age 11, after a friend of her father's recommended the sport. With a background in gymnastics,

Ghana’s first Olympic swimmers are a warning to the world

Ghana's global reputation in sport is largely based on football but Abeiku Jackson and Kaya Forson wants to change that when they become the African nation's first Olympic swimmers. The 16-year-old Jackson is heading to Brazil to compete in the blue riband 50m freestyle with Forson, a 14-year-old based in Spain. Both