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Namibia: UK Athletes Complete Epic Namib Desert Run

All-Africa News - February 18, 2015 - 11:34
[Namibian]UK runners Dr Andrew Murray and Donnie Campbell have successfully completed a world-first - running from Luderitz to Walvis Bay across the Namib desert.
Categories: Africa News

Canon announced as latest Tokyo 2020 gold sponsor

Inside the Games - February 18, 2015 - 10:36
By Liam Morgan

Japanese giants Canon have today been announced as the latest gold sponsor of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Categories: Olympics News

Fatherhood and family life help renew Willis’s motivation

IAAF News - February 18, 2015 - 10:28
Nick Willis thought about retiring from athletics after the 2012 Olympics. The silver medallist at 1500m in Beijing four years earlier, he arrived in London past his peak and could do no better than ninth in his second Olympic final and third Olympic Games. Willis wondered if it was time to walk away.
Categories: World Athletics News

Regional leader seizes on UCI Track Cycling World Championships to make case for Paris 2024

Inside the Games - February 18, 2015 - 09:49
By David Owen

The political leader of the region surrounding Paris has seized on today's opening of the 2015 International Cycling Union (UCI) Track Cycling World Championships at the Vélodrome de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines to highlight the French capital's case for hosting the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.
Categories: Olympics News

Tanzania: China to Train Tanzania Athletes

All-Africa News - February 18, 2015 - 08:02
[Daily News]CHINA has offered to train athletes from Tanzania in various fields in an effort to make them more competitive at international events -- Olympic and Commonwealth Games.
Categories: Africa News

Kenya: Kipyego Is Best

All-Africa News - February 18, 2015 - 05:14
[The Star]Kenyan wins Millrose Games 3,000m race
Categories: Africa News

Tanzania: Kilimanjaro Marathon Route Unchanged

All-Africa News - February 18, 2015 - 03:24
[Daily News]THE 2015 Kilimanjaro Marathon will take the same route measured and ratified last year, it has been confirmed.
Categories: Africa News

Whiting, Collins and Ortega set world leads in Lodz

IAAF News - February 17, 2015 - 21:36
Within the last 15 minutes of the Pedro’s Cup meeting in Lodz, the Atlas Arena came alive as three world-leading marks were set on Tuesday (17).
Categories: World Athletics News

Australia to send full teams to World Cross

IAAF News - February 17, 2015 - 15:47
Athletics Australia selectors have confirmed the selection of 24 athletes for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on 28 March.
Categories: World Athletics News

IAAF Inside Athletics episode 2 – Javier Sotomayor

IAAF News - February 17, 2015 - 15:03
The second episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
Categories: World Athletics News

Dibaba’s record attempt the main attraction in Stockholm

IAAF News - February 17, 2015 - 13:54
For the 26th straight year, the Globe Arena will host top-class athletics when the XL Galan, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting, descends upon Stockholm on Thursday (19).
Categories: World Athletics News

Kenya: Minister Urged to Disband AK Executive

All-Africa News - February 17, 2015 - 12:02
[Capital FM]Nairobi -Retired and active athletes led by two time Boston champion Moses Tanui and former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang have ramped up the pressure on Athletics Kenya (AK) president Isaiah Kiplagat by urging the Government to disband the federation executive for failing to end stem wrangles.
Categories: Africa News

Nigeria: Excel College Parades Athletics Stars

All-Africa News - February 17, 2015 - 09:31
[This Day]Future national athletics star will be on parade at the Ejigbo Mini Stadium in Lagos as students of Excel College battle for laurels during their inter House Sports scheduled for today.
Categories: Africa News

Botswana: BAA Aims to Attend to Athletes' Welfare

All-Africa News - February 17, 2015 - 09:10
[Botswana Daily News]Gaborone -Over the years, track and field stars have come and varnished without trace or anyone being able to account for their whereabouts, something that has affected consistency in performance.
Categories: Africa News

Summary of IAAF medical and anti-doping media conference call

IAAF News - February 17, 2015 - 08:15
The IAAF, which historically has been at the forefront of the fight against doping in world sport, held a medical and anti-doping conference call with the international media on Monday (16) to help offer a better understanding of the IAAF’s leading work in this complex, specialist and often confusing field.
Categories: World Athletics News

Kenya: Karoki, Chepng'etich Star As Champs Burn

All-Africa News - February 17, 2015 - 08:09
[Capital FM]Nairobi -World Cross senior men titleholder, Japheth Korir was the highest profile victim of the explosive IAAF Permit/Athletics Kenya National Cross Country Championships that saw Bedan Karoki and Faith Chepng'etich hold on to their long race titles at Nairobi's Uhuru Gardens on Saturday.
Categories: Africa News

Rwanda: Sugira to Lead Team Rwanda At Continental Athletics Tourney

All-Africa News - February 17, 2015 - 05:58
[New Times]Kenya-based middle-distance runner, James Sugira will captain the national junior team at the forthcoming CAA African Junior Athletics Championships scheduled for March 4-8 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Categories: Africa News

Archery at Invalides and beach volleyball on Champs de Mars: Paris 2024 study offers insight into Olympic roles for city landmarks

Inside the Games - February 16, 2015 - 15:22
By David Owen

Cycling at Versailles; fencing in the Grand Palais; and beach volleyball on the Champs de Mars, a former training ground for French soldiers.
Categories: Olympics News

Personal bests – Primoz Kozmus

IAAF News - February 16, 2015 - 14:39
Former world and Olympic hammer champion Primoz Kozmus talks about the best parts of his athletics career.
Categories: World Athletics News

Nigeria: Bahrain Take in More Nigerian Athletes

All-Africa News - February 16, 2015 - 09:44
[Vanguard]Just when Nigerian athletics enthusiasts have gotten over the loss of world class 400m hurdler, Kemi Adekoya to Bahrain, it has emerged that the Arab nation have again snatched two promising Nigerian juniors.
Categories: Africa News

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