Senegal flag Map of Senegal

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Dakar

Population

12,800,000

Size

196,772km²

Languages

  • French

Senegal profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in French

Medals

London 2012
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Senegal v UAE

Senegal 1-1 UAE

Senegal reach the quarter-finals of the men's football tournament after a 1-1 draw with UAE.

1 Jan 13

Damiao Leandro Brazil overcome nine-man Honduras

Men's Football

5 Aug 12

Brazil survive a scare against nine-man Honduras to secure a 3-2 win that earns them a semi-final against South Korea.

Mexico 4-2 Senegal (aet) Mexico 4-2 Senegal (aet)

Men's Football

4 Aug 12

Mexico survive an impressive comeback from Senegal to win 4-2 in a thrilling quarter-final in the men's Olympic football tournament at Wembley.

Senegal's Moussa Konate is congratulated by his teammates Senegal 2-0 Uruguay

Men's Football

29 Jul 12

Ten-man Senegal beat favourites Uruguay with a shock 2-0 win at Wembley.

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Senegal at the Olympics

1964 First Olympic appearance