South Africa’s new crop of talented athletes delivered on the promise they possess as they contributed three of the four medals in the track and field at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.
Blessing Okagbare smashes the Commonwealth Games 100m record to give Nigeria her first Athletics gold medal of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Monday.
Athletics South Africa’s selection committee has been asked to reassess the final team for the African Championships, less than two weeks before the continental event in Marrakesh.
Kenyan Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku won the men’s 5,000m gold and compatriot Flomena Cheyech Daniel took the women’s marathon gold on day 1 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Alemitu Haroye led an Ethiopian one-two and outsprinted her team-mate Alemitu Hawi in the final stretch to win the women’s 5000m at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Oregon.
Kenyan Margaret Nyairera wins the women’s 800m in a personal best time of 2:00.49 at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene – Oregon 2014.
Ethiopia’s world youth 3000m champion Yomif Kejelcha led for most of the last kilometre to win the men’s 5000m in 13:25.19 at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Alfred Kipketer restored Kenya’s dominance in the 800m with an impressive 1:43.95, the second-fastest time in the history of the IAAF World Junior Championships.
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.