A model way athletics facilities – long jump runway – for children is funded in the UK, and a good idea that African athletics federations can copy to promote healthy lifestyles and bring the local community together.
World marathon record-holder, Dennis Kimetto, from Kenya was inspired by listening to athletics commentary on radio, and he thought athletics was the way to escape poverty.
The men’s course record is not the only sign of upward trend in Athens as the organisers celebrate a successful culmination to the 32nd edition of the Authentic Marathon on Sunday, writes Andy Edwards.
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The emergence of Kemi Adekoya in Bahraini colours at the IAAF Diamond League in Doha, Qatar last Friday shows there’s no end in sight to the talent drain of African athletes.
AthleticsAfrica.com supports the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP 2014) taking place worldwide today, April 6, 2014.