AYAC 2013: Rwanda Coach says team is 'ready for Youth Champs'

The Rwandan athletics coach has said his team is ready for the maiden African U-18 Youth Championships which kicked off in Warri, Nigeria from tomorrow.

Moscow 2013 tickets sales open, final countdown begins

14th edition of the IAAF World Championships - 10 to18 August, 2013

IAAF Vice President Sergey Bubka and the Deputy Minister of Sport, Tourism and Youth Policy of the Russian Federation Pavel Kolobkov headed a joint press conference given by the IAAF and the Local Organising Committee of Moscow 2013 in the Luzhniki Stadium,

David Rudisha is ATAF's Athlete of the Year 2012

David Rudisha of Kenya

David Lekuta Rudisha, the world 800m record-holder and London 2012 Olympic champion, from Kenya is the Athletics Africa's (ATAF) Athlete of the Year - 2012

2012 in Review: No end in sight for African drain

Abeba Aregawi representing Ethiopia at the London 2012 Olympics

As the year 2012 draws to a close, more African athletes continued to transfer their allegiances away from the continent. Ethiopian Abeba Aregawi now to represent Sweden.

Athletics Namibia elections at a glance

Up to 95 candidates will contest for various elective posts in Athletics Namibia on Saturday 17th November 2012.

IAAF agrees 6 year broadcasting rights deal with CCTV in China

IAAF President Lamine Diack with Jiang Heping in one of the production studios at CCTV Tower / Photo: IAAF

IAAF signs a new broadcasting agreement with China Central Television (CCTV), overseen by Dentsu Inc., the IAAF’s exclusive agency for marketing rights worldwide and for media rights outside Europe and Africa, for a six year period from 2014-2019.

When the 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius meets Jay Leno

Oscar Pistorius was a guest on the NBC ‘Tonight With Jay Leno’ show / Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBC

South African Paralympic star, Oscar Pistorius, took part in his first ever US television chat show when he was a guest on the NBC ‘Tonight With Jay Leno’ show on Tuesday.

Athletics Nigeria to hold Coaches' Forum/Clinic next week in Lagos

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) will hold a Coaches' Forum/Clinic for all active and practicing coaches in Nigeria from October 18-20, 2012 at the National Institute for Sports (NIS) Multi-Purpose Hall, Surulere in Lagos.

Kavarna 2012 - 245,000 USD Prize Money up for grabs

A total prize purse of US$245,000 will be paid by the IAAF for the men's and women's races at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, Kavarna, Bulgaria, on Saturday 6 October 2012.

Branded sports personalities at London 2012: ‘Lightning Bolt,’ ‘Mobot’ and America’s missing link

Mo FARAH & Usain Bolt / Photo: LOCOG

The ‘lightning bolt’ and the ‘mobot’ celebratory acts performed by Usain Bolt and Mo Farah respectively in London 2012 could be located in brand theory.

AthleticsAfrica.Com is Eight

AthleticsAfrica.Com celebrates 8 years anniversary. Eight years of putting Africa at the forefront of world track and field discussions. Eight years of braving the odds to promote African athletes both at home and in the diaspora.

Oscar's delight at Olympic selection

Shortly after being named in the South Africa's individual men's 400m and 4x400m relay to the London 2012 Olympic Games, Oscar Pistorius, also called the Blade Runner, released a media statement on his website

CAA African Athletics Championships, Benin 2012 - Athletes to Watch

Nigerian Sprinters - Okagbare, Asunmu and Ozor

Some of the African champions and star athletes to watch out for as the 18th African Senior Athletics Championships begin on Tuesday June 26 at the Stade d’Lamite in Port Novo, Benin Republic.

Top African athletes converge on Warri for CAA Grand Prix

Nigerian athletes

More than sixty-one entries have been received from over 20 countries to participate at this year’s Warri Relay and CAA Athletics Grand Prix holding today, Thursday, June 14, in Warri, Delta State of Nigeria.

Olympic Athletes’ Hub: Connecting Fans and Olympians

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) creates the Olympic Athletes’ Hub to bring fans and Olympians closer together at London 2012

Athletes set for nearly US$2.5 Million windfall in Istanbul - WIC 2012

IAAF World Indoor Istanbul 2012 Logo / Photo credit: IAAF

A total of US$2,464,000 is on offer from the IAAF as prize money at this weekend's 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships, Istanbul, Turkey (9-11 March).

All Set for 2012 World Indoors in Istanbul,Turkey

World Indoor Championships, Istanbul 2012/Logo: IAAF

As usual in an Olympic year which is coming in 2012 many athletes are calculating differently with their planning, EME News looked at the champions from Doha 2010 and Daegu 2011 who are planning to defend their titles in Istanbul next March.

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