After claiming her first Spar Women’s 10km race victory since 2008, in Durban, South Africa on Sunday, Lebogang Phalula said she had to make a comeback to restore her reputation.
Kenya’s Mercy Cherono set a new Diamond League record and world-lead time of 9:11.49 to win the women’s two miles at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix on Sunday.
Ethiopia’s Muktar Edris won the men’s 5000m in a world season’s best of 12:54.83 at the 2014 DN Galan IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Thursday.
Today marks exactly one year to go to the start of the 15th IAAF World Championship, Beijing 2015 which will take place from August 22 to 30, 2015 at the Bird’s Nest.
Nigerian sprinter Gloria Asumnu has been selected as one of the inductees into the Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2014 to be held on Thursday November 13, 2014.
Kenyan Leonard Komon, the 10km and 15km world record-holder on the roads, will make his marathon debut at the 2014 De Lage Landen Marathon Eindhoven on October 12.
Ethiopia’s Atsedu Tsegay and Philemon Limo of Kenya will race each other at the Mattoni Usti nad Labem Half Marathon in the Czech Republic on September 14, 2014.
South African tops Marrakech 2014 medals table, Eunice Sum and Grace Wanjiru add to Kenyan haul, Nigeria wins women’s 4x400m relay on the final day of the 19th African Senior Athletics Championships in Marrakech.
South Africa Cheyne Rahme breaks the championships record on day 4 of the 19th African Senior Athletics Championships, Marrakech 2014, while Nigeria swept the men’s 110m hurdles medals.
Kenya swept men’s 3000m steeplechase, Chinwe Okoro gave Nigeria Discus gold, and Cornel fredericks, Hellen Obiri and Botswana duo of Isaac Makwala and Nijel Amos won on day 3 at Marrakech 2014 – the 19th African Athletics Championships.