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Kenya: Over 2000 Runners for CPF Diamond As Police Announce Road Closure

All-Africa News - August 15, 2014 - 10:31
[The Star]Over 2000 athletes have confirmed participation for the County Pension Fund (CPF) 10km Diamond race slated for Sunday in Nairobi.
Categories: Africa News

South Africa: Comrades Marathon Wants 'Everyone Involved' in 90th Edition

All-Africa News - August 15, 2014 - 10:05
[SA Info]The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) launched its campaign for the 90th Comrades Marathon, the world's biggest and oldest ultra-marathon, on Thursday in Johannesburg.
Categories: Africa News

Kenya: Kenya Wraps Up African Championship With 4 Gold

All-Africa News - August 15, 2014 - 08:48
[Capital FM]Marakkech -In-form Eunice Sum continued her supremacy in the women's 800m, this time leading mentor Janeth Jepkosgei and Agatha Jeruto to a podium sweep as Javelin star Julius Yego speared to glory as Kenya signed off the 19th Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Morocco on Thursday with four gold medals.
Categories: Africa News

Nigeria: Morocco 2014 - Okagbare Wins Nigeria's First Gold Medal

All-Africa News - August 14, 2014 - 11:09
[Premium Times]Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare, Monday night, confirmed her rating as Africa's fastest woman as she finished tops in grand style in the women's 100m event at the ongoing 19th Edition of the African Athletic Championships in Marrakech, Morocco.
Categories: Africa News

Dead dogs, cars and a "nasty stench" but first Rio 2016 test event considered success

Inside the Games - August 9, 2014 - 16:19
By Nick Butler

Pollution levels and sewage in Guanabara Bay have predictably been criticised by some of the world's leading Olympic sailors during the first test event of Rio 2016 but have not totally overshadowed the competition. 
Categories: Olympics News

Tokyo 2020 use relay to re-inspire region devastated by 2011 earthquake and tsunami

Inside the Games - August 8, 2014 - 09:35
By Nick Butler

Tokyo 2020's commitment to using the power and the values of sport to re-inspire disaster-affected areas has been showcased by the completion of a 1,000 kilometre relay through a region affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami.
Categories: Olympics News

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