[Botswana Daily News] Lobatse -Sherperd Kebatshele is winner of the 21 km Lobatse marathon.
Led by Executive Deputy Secretary General CHEN Jie, Deputy Director of Beijing Municipal Bureau of Sports and SHEN Chunde, Vice President of CAA, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 presented their progress report to the IAAF Council this morning in the Intercontinental Beijing, Beichen Hotel.
The three reigning global 400m champions will take on the Diamond Race winner on 9 May at the Jamaica International Invitational, an IAAF World Challenge meeting.
The Prefontaine Classic men’s 400m hurdles will be one of the most competitive events at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 29-30 May.
World indoor champion Genzebe Dibaba was named sportswoman of the year at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Shanghai on Wednesday (15).
Two-time world 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop will return to Nassau for the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015 as the Kenyan team looks to replicate – or even better – their tally of three wins from the inaugural 2014 event.
[Concord] Secretary General of the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC-SL), Joseph Nyande, has called on the Sierra Leone Athletics Association (SLAA) to unite and schedule a date for their elective congress.
[SASCOC] Laid low by illness at last week's Gold Coast leg of the World Triathlon Series (WTS) in Australia, Wian Sullwald is hoping to bounce back at the fourth leg in Cape Town next weekend.
[SASCOC] Just days before the national track and field championships in Stellenbosch, national 100-metre sprint record-holder Simon Magakwe has been slapped with a two year ban for missing an out-of-competition dope test last year and will miss the national champs.
[New Era] Namibia's KIA Elite riders put up strong performances during last weekend's Hollard MTB X-Ride to secure four Top 10 spots in the elite men category.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former world champion and retired distance running legend Moses Tanui has read mischief in the change of guard at Athletics Kenya (AK) that coincided with the federation suspending two top management firms that handle the biggest chunk of the country's star athletes.
The Minister of the General Administration of Sport of China and Chairman of the Chinese Olympic Committee Liu Peng, Mayor of Beijing Wang Anshun and IAAF President Lamine Diack officially opened the 198th IAAF Council meeting this morning in Intercontinental Beijing, Beichen Hotel.
[This Day] Over 600 athletes are expected in Lagos today for the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) 2nd All-Comers Championship at the Yaba College of Technology.
[Capital FM] Eldoret -Top runners from Rosa Associati and Gerrard van der Veen's Volare Sports stables reacted furiously to Athletics Kenya's move to suspend their managers from undertaking any activities in the country for six months to pave way for investigations into doping allegations in their respective camps.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Olympics 2008 Asbel Kiprop is keen on moving a step closer to his idol, retired Moroccan legend, Hicham El Guerrouj by holding on to his world men 1500m title in Beijing this summer to complete his hat-trick.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Pioneering Olympics female boxing heroine, Elizabeth Andiego is in dire need of financial help for scheduled surgery on her legs following a hit and run accident involving a motorbike commonly known as Boda Boda on her way from the gym.
France’s two-time European heptathlon champion Antoinette Nana Djimou and Russia’s European indoor heptathlon champion Ilya Shkurenev have been added to the fields of the famous Hypo-Meeting in the Austrian town of Gotzis on 30-31 May, the organisers of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting announced on Tuesday (14).
Australia will field teams in eight of the 10 disciplines at the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015 on 2-3 May.
Patrick Terer will return to defend his Volkswagen Prague Marathon title on 3 May, the organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Tuesday (14).
Jessica Ennis-Hill will return to the Olympic Stadium in London this summer to take part in the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games on 24-25 July, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, organisers announced on Tuesday (14).