Akwasi Frimpong finished last in his Olympic debut but was a smash-hit nonetheless with his plucky efforts in the crackpot sliding sport of skeleton on Friday.
Frimpong's helmet is an illustration of a rabbit inside the mouth of a lion.
According to the President, this will help produce the next generation of football stars in the country.
That is a 22% rise on 12 months ago.
However, Deputy Sports Minister Pius Enam Hadzidze says all debt will be settled and has urged the athletes to stay focused.
The 2017/18 Ghana Rugby Club Championship ended successfully last Sunday, at the Accra Sports stadium with Conquerors Sporting Club winning in both men and women division.
The maiden edition of The PlayMakers centred on sports action from the weekend.
The Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl for the first time by beating the New England Patriots 41-33 in an extraordinary encounter in Minneapolis.
The seminar was aimed at creating an avenue for key players in the Ghanaian sports industry to share best practices and experiences.
The presentation was in response to the GOC’s appeal for support to enable Ghana to successfully participate in the games.
Roger Federer made it through to a record seventh Australian Open final when South Korean Hyeon Chung retired in the second set of their semi-final.
The 4th edition of the annual GTBank soccer championship 2018 kicked off in style at the El-Wak stadium Thursday.
Boris Becker has lost five of his six Grand Slam trophies and is appealing for the public's help to locate them.
Former US Olympic gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years following testimony from over 150 women who accuse him of abuse.
Defending champion Roger Federer reached his 14th Australian Open semi-final with a straight-sets victory over Tomas Berdych.
The athletes will be fighting for point rankings in the 15 events.
World number one Rafael Nadal retired hurt in the fifth set of an enthralling quarter-final against Marin Cilic at the Australian Open.
Frimpong has qualified to represent Ghana in the Winter Olympics due for Pyeongchang in South Korea later 2018.
Accra Giants thumped Ashanti Warriors 4-1 in the final to emerge champions of the 2018 edition of the Binatone Challenge Cup.
Several missed chances to bury the game early saw the host nation losing by 3 runs to Nigeria. Ghana won the toss and chose to field first.
Ghana began on a strong foot at the 2nd edition of the Africa Cricket Association NorthWest Africa women’s tournament on Friday.
Brazil legend Pele is in hospital after collapsing on Thursday with exhaustion.
Nick Kyrgios kept home hopes very much alive in the men's singles at the Australian Open with victory over France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
Gael Monfils said he was "dying on the court" and Novak Djokovic felt conditions were "right on the limit" of safety as the temperature soared at the Australian Open.
The media launch for the 2018 African Cup for Clubs Championship has taken place at the Theodosia Okoe Hockey Stadium in Accra, Ghana where the tournament involving the top clubs on the continent of Africa will vie for honour, from January 20 to 28, 2018.
National Sports Authority boss Robert Sarfo Mensah has explained why renovation works on the Accra Sports Stadium have delayed.
Presbyterian Senior High School (Osu PRESEC) has clinched the 2018 Sprite Ball Championship.
The capital of Ghana, Accra is abuzz and bracing up for unarguably the biggest football gathering of the new year, Aiteo CAF Awards 2017.
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has released the list of outstanding sports men and women for the 43rd SWAG Awards Night.
Serena Williams was "excited to be back" after completing her first match since giving birth fourth months ago.
Mr. Isaac Addo has been appointed as the General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association.
McDan Group chairman, Dr Daniel Mckorley has proposed regular walking as one of the surest ways of healthy living.
A Francophone journalist has said the grace to grass fall by former Ivorian star Emmanuel Eboue actually began with a pastor's counsel.
Ghana’s number one golfer, Vincent Torgah, has closed the year 2017, as the winner for West African Golf Tour, held in Nigeria.
Serena Williams will return to tennis in Abu Dhabi next week, almost four months after giving birth.
The 34-year-old Ivorian made millions during his seven-year spell with the Premier League stalwarts, but now washes his clothes by hand and travels on the bus.
Eleven Russian athletes have been banned from the Olympics for life after committing doping offences at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.
Former deputy Sports Minister Nii Nortey Dua has passed on.
Joy Sports Benedict Owusu wins sports Journalist of the year 2016.
The Professional Golfers Association of Ghana (PGA), has congratulated three of Ghana’s professional golfers for their encouraging performance at the just ended 2017 Mongomo Professional Golf Open Championship in Equatorial Guinea.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana National Petroleum Committee (GNPC), Dr. Kofi Kodua Sarpong, has pledged his unflinching support of the organisation to the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC).
Athletics anti-doping officials have launched an investigation into what IAAF president Lord Coe called "serious allegations" about world champion sprinter Justin Gatlin's coach and an agent.
The 17-year-old speedskater just wanted to skate fast and cross the finish line upright Saturday afternoon at the Utah Olympic Oval.
Ghana's oldest multi-sport facility, the Azumah Nelson sports complex is set to be transformed into a modern sports and youth facility.
Eric Agyare defied a strong assembly of over thirty five players to emerge winner of 2017 Donyma Steel Complex Tennis tournament held at the 4 Garrison Officers Mess Tennis courts
The seven-a-side football competition was contested by nine teams including MainOne, Surfline, Vodacom, Afriwave, AfricaOnline, Busy, Teledata ICT, CSquared, and Jai Mai Communications
The National Skate Soccer team, Rolling Rockets, lost 8-1 to Kano pillars of Nigeria in the return leg of the Afriglobal unity skate Soccer fiesta in Agege Lagos.
President Akufo-Addo has signed an Instrument to rename the Tamale Sports Stadium to Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium, in honour of the late Aliu Mahama, the former Vice President.
The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has begun earthworks their Amansaman land which has been earmarked for the Ghana OlympiAfrica Center.
A football match between Northern and Southern sector of Ghana has been put in place to precede the renaming of the Tamale Sports Stadium to Alhaji Aliu Mahama stadium.
A carnival atmosphere, entertaining football and big rewards heralded the final of the McDan Ga Adangme Unity Cup at the La Park.
The Ghana Wheelchair Tennis Association (GWTA) under the auspices of Ghana Tennis Federation and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), has launched the Regional Wheelchair Tennis Association in Ho.