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Ebola outbreak causes postponement of taekwondo tournament
Ebola outbreak causes postponement of taekwondo tournament

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has prompted organizers to postpone a large taekwondo tournament in the Nigerian capital of Abuja. The Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation event was expected to draw more than 400 athletes from 11 countries in the region. Taekwondo's close contact "provides an ideal environment for a highly unlikely spread of the Ebola virus if only one infected person comes to the venue," Chukwumerije said in a statement.   "With the expected wide range of participation from across the region, it would be irresponsible and shortsighted for the organizers to take a gamble and go ahead as planned, with the slim chance of giving wings to...

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