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date: 27 June 2019

African Games 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
Daniel BellDaniel BELL

The African Games are a multi-sport competition that is open to athletes from all African nations. Political and economic factors have often made it difficult to organize the games and have hampered full participation, with some athletes in elite sports such as distance running choosing to compete in more prestigious international competitions. Nonetheless, the African games remain an important unifying venue for athletes across Africa and a potentially important economic force for host cities. ...

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