African athletes storm to three national records, a World Junior Record and various world-leading times on a record-breaking night at the 2014 Meeting Herculis – IAAF Diamond League in Monaco on Friday.
David Rudisha lived up to his promise at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix on Saturday with a commanding 800m performance to equal the time his Kenyan compatriot Asbel Kiprop ran in Paris last week.
With a total of 1546 athletes entered from 175 IAAF member federations, Oregon 2014 is set to be one of the biggest ever editions of the IAAF World Junior Championships.
Botswana’s Isaac Makwala smashed the African men’s 400m record at the 35th Résisprint international athletics meeting in the Stade de la Charrière, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland on Sunday.
South-African 400m Hurdler, Cornel Fredericks, continued his steady rise in the global rankings with another solid performance at the 2014 Meeting Areva – IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris.
Egypt’s Abdelrahman El Sayed bounced back to win the men’s Javelin; Blessing Okagbare, Asbel Kiprop, Hiwott Ayalew, Edwin Cheruiyot Soi shine at the Meeting Areva 2014 – IAAF Diamond League in Paris.
Nigerian Olympian Enefiok ‘Enee’ Udo-Obong and AISTS course-mates joined the IOC President Thomas Bach to kick-off the 2nd edition of the Olympic Capital Run before Bach hosted the Olympic Day celebrations at the IOC headquarters today.
New Nigerian athletics champions, Mark Jelks, Tosin Oke and Nicole Denby, have all set medal targets for themselves at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, in Glasgow, Scotland next month.
Isaac ‘Izak’ Makwala lowered the Botswana national record for the men’s 400m to 44.83 seconds at the 53rd Golden Spike athletics meeting in Ostrava on June 17.
Winnie Nanyondo of Uganda scores a surprise victory to win the women’s 800m in her first international competition in 1:59.27, misses national record by 0.19 seconds, at the 53rd Golden Spike athletics meeting in Ostrava.
South Africa sprint prodigy Wayde van Niekerk breaks the 15-year-old South African men’s 400m record at the 2014 adidas Grand Prix, IAAF Diamond League in New York on Saturday June 14, 2014.