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Eritrea: Athlete Teklemariam Ranks First in International Cross Country Competition

All-Africa News - January 27, 2015 - 03:02
[Shabait]Asmara -Eritrean athlete Teklemariam Medhin yesterday ranked 1st in International Cross Country Competition that took place in Elgoibar, Spain. It is for the third time that the athlete scored such impressive successes this month. He registered the first success in San-Sebastian, the second in Seville and the latest in Elgoybar-all in Spain.
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Gambia: Samba Bah, Mariama T Jallow Triumph in Brufut Race

All-Africa News - January 26, 2015 - 16:31
[Daily Observer]Samba Bah, Demba Marong, Mariama T Jallow and Sona Sawo all won prizes at the 20th edition of the annual Brufut Marathon held in the Kombo North settlement on Saturday.
Categories: Africa News

Kenya: Kisorio Targets World Cross Ticket

All-Africa News - January 26, 2015 - 14:51
[Capital FM]Nairobi -After finishing second at the Kenya Police Cross-Country, Mathew Kisorio has set his sights on winning the national title that will see him earn a ticket to the World Cross championships to be held for Guiyang, China in March.
Categories: Africa News

Angola: Disabled Athletics Team Train Strength At Luanda's Green Area

All-Africa News - January 26, 2015 - 13:58
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan national disabled athletics team trained on Saturday at the green area of Alvalade ward in Luanda, after having worked in the previous sessions the resistance in Coqueiros stadium, ahead of their participation in the international Meeting of Tunis on 20-26 March and lottery Open of Sao Paulo, on 20-25 April.
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Boston 2024 calling on city's wealthiest to donate towards Olympic and Paralympic campaign

Inside the Games - January 26, 2015 - 13:27
By Paul Osborne

Organisers of Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games are calling out to the rich and powerful to help fundraise their effort to bring the Games to the United States for the first time for more than 20 years. 
Categories: Olympics News

Kenya: Peponi House U-14 Teams Dominate Hog Charge Race

All-Africa News - January 26, 2015 - 12:34
[The Star]PEPONI House under-14 girls and boys' teams are the winners of the 17th edition of Hog Charge held yesterday in their own backyard.
Categories: Africa News

Kenya: Asbel Pulls Out

All-Africa News - January 26, 2015 - 12:33
[The Star]LITTLE-known Peter Emase braved the hot weather conditions and stiff challenge from experienced athletes to win the 10km senior men's race at the 24th edition of Discovery Kenya cross country meeting at Eldoret Sports Club.
Categories: Africa News

Kenya: Okwiri Falters

All-Africa News - January 26, 2015 - 10:27
[The Star]Kenya's welterweight Rayton Okwiri stumbled in his bid to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio after losing the 69kg inaugural title match to Turkish Onur Sipal in Baku, Azerbaijan on Saturday evening.
Categories: Africa News

Tokyo 2020 sign-up telecommunications giant NTT as first Gold Partner

Inside the Games - January 26, 2015 - 09:06
By Duncan Mackay

Tokyo 2020 today announced Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corporation as its first Gold Partner in a multi-million dollar deal.
Categories: Olympics News

Zambia: Athletes Need Motivation

All-Africa News - January 26, 2015 - 08:50
[Times of Zambia]WHEN the 2014 sports calendar came to a close, a good number of athletes had accounted for themselves well on the international scene and stakes are higher this time around.
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Rwanda: Sugira Departs for IAAF High Performance Centre

All-Africa News - January 26, 2015 - 08:43
[New Times]Youngster runner James Sugira departs this morning at 9am aboard a RwandaAir flight for a one-year scholarship programme at the IAAF Eldoret High performance center in Kenya.
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Namibia: Track and Field Grand Prix Takes Off

All-Africa News - January 26, 2015 - 08:12
[Namibia Economist]The athletics season kicked off, last weekend at the Independence stadium, when the first leg of the Bank Windhoek Athletics Grand Prix took place. Corlia Kruger of Swakop Striders Athletics Club was the single biggest winner as she walked away with three gold medals in the Girls 100 metre hurdles, Women Long Jump and Women Javelin throw. Her club won two more medals won by Carolin Kutzner in the Women 200 metres and Francis Uatema in the Men 400 metres. However, the athletes from the Windhoek Hochland Spo
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Boston 2024 names former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Davey as new chief executive

Inside the Games - January 25, 2015 - 12:34
By Daniel Etchells

Boston 2024 has appointed Richard Davey, the former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation, as its new chief executive.
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