Team Africa’s best chances of success at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech are expected to come in the track events, and their line-up boasts seven athletes who currently top the world list in their respective events.
Nigerian athletes dominate the selection list to represent Africa at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco next month, with African 200m champion Murielle Ahoure of Ivory Coast omitted.
He’s not back to his best shape yet, but Kenya’s World 800m record-holder, David Rudisha, is still ready to shine at the Weltklasse Zürich 2014 – IAAF Diamond League meeting in Zurich.
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.
South Africa’s middle-distance runner Andre Olivier set the fastest ever time by a South African athlete over the unofficial 600m distance 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.
Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai will take on newcomer and compatriot Geoffrey Ronoh at the Birell Prague Grand Prix, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in Prague on September 6, 2014.