Confirmation given to pair of African multi-sports games

Host cities were confirmed for both the 2022 African Youth Games and 2023 African Beach Games. Confirmation of the host cities completes the ANOCA’s calendar of major events for the 2020-2024 cycle.

ANOCA President Wins Second Term

(ATR) Mustapha Berraf defeated fellow IOC member Lydia Nsekera at ANOCA's General Assembly in Cairo.

NextGen 2020 - More Women Leading NOCs

(ATR) - When it comes to leadership of the 206 NOCs around the globe, it's a man's world -- mostly. 

Austrian Teqball Federation launched on Austrian Day of Sports

Teqball lights up Times Square


2 Minutes From Tokyo: Sheikh Ahmad Plans ANOC Return; ANOCA Saga Ends

Ed Hula and Aaron Bauer report from Tokyo where ANOC is minus its president and ANOCA gathers to choose a new one.

Berraf Elected ANOCA President

(ATR) Mustapha Berraf of Algeria will lead the body for the next four years, ending a year of leadership limbo.

Sheikh-Up Overshadows ANOC Tokyo

(ATR) Excitement mixed with uncertainty prior to the opening of the ANOC General Assembly in Tokyo. Karen Rosen reports.

#ICYMI: Calgary Departs Bid Race; USA Gymnastics Update; ANOCA Race

(ATR) Our staff's pick of the three stories you may have missed this week.

2 Minutes: ANOC Drama; Olympic Solidarity; Bach in Fukushima

(ATR) Catch up on the week's news with this edition of "2 Minutes" with Around the Rings.

ANOCA Candidates Brimming With Confidence

(ATR) Four presidential candidates enter the final week of campaigning before an election in Tokyo.

2 Minutes: USA Gymnastics Decertification; ANOCA Presidency; Karate Controversy

(ATR) Catch up on the big news stories of the week in this edition of "2 Minutes" with Around the Rings.

Malboum Seeks Professionalized ANOCA

(ATR) Hamad Kalkaba Malboum seeks a redo on his 2017 ANOCA Presidential campaign that was decided by CAS.

Kgosietsile Pledges Robust, Expanded ANOCA

(ATR) Negroes Kgosietsile is the latest candidate to enter the ANOCA presidential race.

Presidential Candidate Berraf Vows to Unite ANOCA

(ATR) Around the Rings discusses a platform of restructuring and reforming ANOCA from Mustapha Berraf.

2 Minutes: Calgary 2026 Final Push; ANOCA Election Takes Shape

(ATR) A roundup of the week's biggest stories in a two minute video presented by Around the Rings.

UPDATED: Nsekera Wants 'All United' Africa

(ATR) Lydia Nsekera outlines her vision for ANOCA ahead of a three-way presidential election next month in Tokyo.

#ICYMI -- Morocco to Host African Games; Ilic Excited for Lima 2019; Minsk 2019 Update

#ICMYI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve. Here are our staff picks for articles this week they really want you to know about.

Morocco To Host African Games

(ATR) The 2019 African Games reportedly have a host with only one year to organize the event.

Third African Youth Games Springboard to Bigger Events -- ATRadio

(ATR) Sports consultant Diamil Faye joins ATRadio to discuss the present and future of the African Youth Games.

ANOCA Plot New Elections In Tokyo

(ATR) Lassana Palenfo will not seek re-election when ANOCA votes on a new president in November. 

Corruption Big Worry for Olympians

(ATR) WADA releases results from first Global Athletes Forum...Says criticism from prominent Olympians was undeserved.

ANOCA Sets Extraordinary General Assembly

(ATR) A date is supposed to be scheduled to end an election controversy.

New ANOCA Elections Needed

(ATR) CAS rules Hamad Kalkaba Malboum should not have been barred from running for ANOCA president.

Palenfo Relinquishes Control of ANOCA

(ATR) A deal brokered by IOC member Sam Ramsamy and African NOCs is a compromise to the presidential dispute.

ANOCA Finalizes African Games Agreement

(ATR) Continental associations update the ANOC General Assembly in Prague.

No Presidential Resolution for ANOCA in Prague

(ATR) ANOCA President Lassana Palenfo says the upcoming general assembly won't discuss the previous presidential election.

ATR First: Stalemate Over Africa Olympics Leadership Tussle

(ATR) Demands for a new election for the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa are put on hold...

African NOCs Election Challenged Amid New Disclosures

(ATR) Djibouti NOC President Aicha Garad Ali says dirty tricks undermined the ANOCA election hosted this May.