About Athletics Africa

Athletics Africa provides up-to-date news and information about African athletes, administrators and officials nationally and internationally throughout the day as close to real-time as possible 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The award-winning website also offers incisive features and articles written by the editors and sourced from freelance reporters and athletics experts across the continent.

AthleticsAfrica.Com, the Winner of the 2011 Telkom/SABC HighwayAfrica new media award for journalism innovations in Africa, is managed by Yomog Sports Media Company - a sports news, design and media management company headquartered in Lagos and developed by Yomi Omogbeja, a Finalist at the 2004 Press Gazette UK Student Online Journalist of the Year awards.

This website was originally prepared in partial fulfillment of the award of MA in Web Journalism (2003-2004) at the Department of Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.


Our Team

Managing Editor -  Yomi Omogbeja

Associate Editor - Motunde Smith

Contributing Editor   - Francis Ngwa-Niba

Marketing/Editorial Consultant - Albert Kobby Mensah, PhD

HR Administrator - Toyin Abidakun

Contributors -

  • Adekunle Owolabi (Johannesburg)
  • Leila Gichinga (Nairobi)
  • Rob Mandje (Colorado)
  • Sunny Oluku Oke (Lagos)
  • Babatunde Eludini (Lagos/Abuja)
  • Opeyemi Olus (Lagos)
  • Dr. Yemisi Akinbobola (Birmingham)

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