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Motsepe Foundation founder Patrice Motsepe speaks onstage during Global Citizen Presents Global Goal Live. Motsepe is running for CAF president. Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global Citizen

Race to run Africa’s football confederation has just heated up. What’s at play

Ahmad Ahmad, president of the Confederation of African Football, was considered a shoo-in for a second term. But the entry of South Africa's Patrice Motsepe has brought new dynamics to the race.
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The Olympics strive for political neutrality. So, how will they deal with surging athlete activism?

The IOC has set strict guidelines on protests and political expression, but athletes aren't entirely happy. The question now is whether the two sides can compromise in time for the 2021 Tokyo Games.
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Why does crowd noise matter?

Why are sport broadcasters using fake crowd noise? It might be because crowd noise can help us bond with our tribe and acts as a psychological cue for when to pay attention.

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