[The Star] Alice Aprot is out for the World Cross country championships in Guiyang, China on March 29. She suffered a hip injury in training and Athletics Kenya have called up Margaret Jelimo to take her place.
World and Olympic champion Brittney Reese will be challenged by an incredible long jump field at the Prefontaine Classic when she returns to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 30 May.
Two-time world shot put champion David Storl will be seeking a hat-trick of titles in Beijing later this year.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -First Lady Margaret Kenyatta successfully finished the 21 kilometer race at the Nyayo National Stadium on Sunday, marking the climax of her Beyond Zero campaign.
With just four months to go until Athletissima takes place, organisers have announced that two of the world’s biggest athletics stars will be competing at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on 9 July.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Anthony Kiptoo won Kenya's second gold as Olympic Youth Games champion Gilbert Kwemoi, Alexander Sampao and Davis Kiplongat bagged silver at day two of the ongoing 12th Africa Junior Athletics Championships in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Friday.
Many of the young Jamaican athletes in action at the Carifta Trials this weekend (7-8) in Kingston have just the Carifta Games in mind as their main target this year. But a handful of teenagers showed they could be medal contenders at this summer’s IAAF World Youth Championships in Cali.
Russia had to wait until the women’s 3000m yesterday evening for their first medal of any colour at the European Indoor Championships in Prague, but a brace of gold medals on the final day (8) propelled the powerhouse of European athletics to the top of the medal table with six gold medals.
The capacity crowd in Addis Ababa were brought to their feet when Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha and Etagegn Woldu won gold in the 5000m finals during the closing two days of the African Junior Championships, which concluded on Sunday (8).
European champion Yohann Diniz broke the 20km race walk world record* at the French Championships in Arles on Sunday (8), clocking 1:17:02.
Surging away from Mariya Konovalova and Sairi Maeda after 31km, Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa of Bahrain won the 2015 Nagoya Women’s Marathon on Sunday (8) in 2:22:08, the fastest time in the history of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez, Eder Sanchez and Jose Leyver Ojeda battled strong winds to provide an unprecedented sweep for Mexico in the second stop the IAAF Race Walking Challenge, held on Saturday (7) in the northern city of Chihuahua.