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Nigeria: Weightlifting Federation to Begin Aag Open Trials in July

All-Africa News - June 19, 2015 - 11:06
[Guardian] Felix Ekpo is one of the athletes expected at the Weightlifting camp in July.
Categories: Africa News

Tanzania: Bayi Faults Umisseta Umpiring

All-Africa News - June 19, 2015 - 10:23
[Daily News] FORMER 1,500 metres world record holder, Filbert Bayi, has faulted umpiring decisions at the ongoing national Inter- Secondary School Games, UMISSETA, in Mwanza, saying they are breaching athletics rules and regulations.
Categories: Africa News

Las Vegas high jumper Cunningham is a good bet for Cali

IAAF News - June 19, 2015 - 09:34
For Vashti Cunningham, sporting greatness is in the genes.
Categories: World Athletics News

Seychelles: Competing in Harmony and Fair-Play - Annual School Athletics Championship Closes First Constitution Day

All-Africa News - June 19, 2015 - 09:26
[Seychelles News Agency] Stad Linite -For the first time this year, June 18 has been the setting for the annual National Schools Athletics Championship in Seychelles.
Categories: Africa News

Sierra Leone: Naturalised Salone Sprinter Sets New Record in Holland

All-Africa News - June 18, 2015 - 17:45
[Concord] Recently naturalised Sierra Leonean sprinter, Solomon Bockarie, over the weekend set a new club record and a personal best after clocking 10.32 seconds in the 100 meters race at the Leiden Gouden Spike National Circuit of Athletics Sport in Holland.
Categories: Africa News

Botswana: Gaborone Half Marathon Sunday

All-Africa News - June 18, 2015 - 15:44
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -More than 500 athletes will compete at the Gaborone Half Marathon, a charity event organised by Sports Entertainment this Sunday, June 21.
Categories: Africa News

World records will be challenged in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - June 18, 2015 - 15:11
The theme of this year’s Meeting Areva is one of world records. Four marks in particular could come under threat at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris on 4 July.
Categories: World Athletics News

Rwanda: APR Wins More Medals During the Memorial Athletics Competition

All-Africa News - June 18, 2015 - 14:12
[Focus] At the event organized by Rwanda Athletics Federation, APR Athletics Club had again a very successful day during the Genocide Athletic Competition on Sunday, winning more medals than any other team at Amahoro Stadium.
Categories: Africa News

South Africa: Great Structures Part of SA Sprinting's Recent Run of Success

All-Africa News - June 18, 2015 - 13:49
[Sascoc] A string of top performances by South African sprinters in recent weeks has put athletics in the local spotlight.
Categories: Africa News

Nigeria: 'New Tracks Unlock Prospects for Athletics in Anambra'

All-Africa News - June 18, 2015 - 13:17
[Independent (Lagos)] Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) President Dr. Solomon Ogba has expressed gratitude to the government and people of Anambra state on the commissioning of the 8-lane tracks, saying the development will open a new vista for athletics in the South East Zone.
Categories: Africa News

Nigeria: Nigerian Athletes Are Discovered At Old Age

All-Africa News - June 18, 2015 - 13:17
[Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -Sterling evidence has emerged as to the reasons Nigerian athletes tend to perform excellently well at the junior stage of their athletics career.
Categories: Africa News

Nigeria: AFN Golden League - Hurdles, 400M Events Drew High Applause

All-Africa News - June 18, 2015 - 13:16
[Independent (Lagos)] Nigerian spectators have discovered another sport of interest in hurdles and quarter-mile events at the newly constructed tartan tracks in Oba, Anambra State.
Categories: Africa News

Kenya: KSF Name Teams to Four Major Championships Around the Globe

All-Africa News - June 18, 2015 - 10:01
[The Star] Kenya Swimming Federation have named seven swimmers for the Fina World swimming junior Championships slated for August in Singapore.
Categories: Africa News

Kenya: Tarbei's 1 - 44.51! Crowns World Youth Trials

All-Africa News - June 18, 2015 - 09:52
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Newcomer Willy Tarbei clocked the 12th fastest time of the year when he blasted to a staggering 1:44.51 in boys' 800m for the signature performance of Kenya's Trials for 2015 Cali IAAF World Youth Championships in the punishing elevation of Nairobi on Tuesday.
Categories: Africa News

Burka and Edris win Ethiopian 10,000m trials in Hengelo

IAAF News - June 17, 2015 - 21:30
It may have been just her second race at the distance, but Gelete Burka tackled the 10,000m in Hengelo as though she had been running it all of her life, winning the Ethiopian World Championships trial race in a world-leading 30:49.68.
Categories: World Athletics News

Top French athletes set to compete in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - June 17, 2015 - 19:02
Little more than a month before the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, a host of leading French athletes will head to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco on 17 July with high ambitions.
Categories: World Athletics News

Emily and Sandra Chebet lead Kenyan team for IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015

IAAF News - June 17, 2015 - 15:35
Emily and Sandra Chebet are among the many medal contenders on Kenya’s team for the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015.
Categories: World Athletics News

South Africa: South Africans Bring Home Comrades Gold

All-Africa News - June 17, 2015 - 14:57
[SA Info] The 90th Comrades Marathon belonged to South Africa - and it was about time, too.
Categories: Africa News

9.99 is not the limit for Su

IAAF News - June 17, 2015 - 14:00
When Su Bingtian was first added to his junior high school’s track and field team, he rarely trained or competed. Primarily, he carried bags for his senior team-mates and watched them run.
Categories: World Athletics News

Nigeria: Ogba Regret Athletes' Failure to Win Prize Money

All-Africa News - June 17, 2015 - 10:40
[Independent (Lagos)] The president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Dr. Solomon Ogba has expressed his regret over the failure of athletes to win the prize money at last Thursday Anambra Golden League meet at Rojenny Stadium , Oba.
Categories: Africa News

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