Mission to London

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Mission to London 2012

Mission2London: Anaso Jobodwana (RSA)

South African sprint newcomer Anaso Jobodwana / Photo Credit: Yomi Omogbeja

South African sprint newcomer Anaso Jobodwana will be attending his first Olympic Games in London. It's been a very fast rise to the biggest stage of them all for the teenager. He has surprised a lot of people, not least himself.

London 2012: Nigerian athletes to get N1.5M for each Gold medal

Nigeria Athletes in training for the last Olympics / Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja

Nigeria athletes, who will be taking part in this summer's Olympic Games, have received a boost from Cowbell Milk as mouth watering cash prizes of up to 1.5m Naira (10,000 USD) will be given to Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists in London.

Kenyan star David Rudisha returns to Australian tour

David Rudisha at the Nairobi AAC 2010/Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja

Kenya's World 800m champion, David Lekuta Rudisha, is hoping a return visit to Sydney and Melbourne, for the Qantas Australian Athletics Tour 2012, will put him on the path to Olympic glory

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