Former Nigerian 100m champion and 2003 All-Africa Games champion Deji Aliu has taken on coaching role, and set his focus on grooming the next generation of track and field stars for Nigeria
Yearly Archives: 2014
Two-time All-Africa Games high jump champion, Doreen Amata-Igbokwe vows to defend her crown in 2015 when the Games is held in Brazzaville, the Republic of the Congo.
Athletics Kenya (AK) has announced a two-year ban on two marathoners Viola Chelangat Kimetto and Joyce Jemutai Kiplimo for failed doping tests, and are investigating six other athletes.
Devoted to developing women’s sport, Meriem Cherni Mizouni – a pioneer of women’s and girls’ sport in Tunisia, has been awarded the 2014 IOC Women and Sport World Trophy.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) approves the launch of a digital Olympic TV Channel, despite concerns raised by former Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks, at the 127th IOC Session in Monaco.
Leading Olympians and representatives of the global sporting movement have added their voices in support of Olympic Agenda 2020 as the 127th IOC Session gets underway in Monaco.
Seychellois sprinter Joanne Loutoy and high jumper Lissa Labiche have been awarded the Rio 2016 Olympic Solidarity Scholarship by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
A model way athletics facilities – long jump runway – for children is funded in the UK, and a good idea that African athletics federations can copy to promote healthy lifestyles and bring the local community together.
A cross-section of top African athletes at the 2014 IAAF World Athletics Gala in Monaco on Friday November 21st.
Ethiopian multiple indoor world record-holder, Genzebe Dibaba, is eyeing the women’s 5000m title at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.
Moroccan distance running legend, Hicham El Guerrouj, said it would take another decade before an African federation can realistically bid for IAAF World Championships.
Watch the re-run of the Live streaming of the 2014 World Athletics Gala from the Chapiteau de Fontvielle in Monaco – courtesy of the International Association of Athletics Federations – IAAF.
World marathon record-holder, Dennis Kimetto, from Kenya was inspired by listening to athletics commentary on radio, and he thought athletics was the way to escape poverty.
Commonwealth and African 800m champion Nijel Amos said the Glasgow 2014 men’s 800m final, where he out-kicked Kenya’s David Rudisha for the gold medal, was the hardest race of his life.