‘We are treated like sporting slaves’: Ethiopian lifts lid on trade in athletes | Sport | The Guardian

Lily Abdullayeva, who says she had prize money stolen and was tricked into taking drugs after moving to Azerbaijan, reveals the dark side of athletics where African runners are bought by Arab and Middle Eastern nations and exploited Source: ‘We are treated like sporting slaves’: Ethiopian lifts lid on trade in athletes | Sport | …

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Guatemalan Olympic walker features in Peace and Sport Image of the Year 2012

Erick Barrondo, Olympic Medalist Race Walker, wins The Peace and Sport Image of the Year Award More than 15,000 fans voted online to pay tribute to the inspiring message of peace shared by the Guatemalan athlete at the 2012 Olympic Games Monaco – October 17, 2012 – Pernilla Wiberg, Alpine ski Olympic Champion and “Champion for Peace” …