Bruintjies, Kabanga set national records as Makwala establishes African 400m record in La Chaux-de-Fonds Switzerland on Sunday

HENRICHO Bruintjies set a South African 100m record at the Resisprint meeting in La Chaux-de-Fond Switzerland on Sunday (05 July). The La chaux-de-Fonds athletics track has for many years been renowned to bring out the best in sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers as many achieve their lifetime best at this annual event. This year is no [...]

Little-now South African Jerry Motsau wins in 1500m-FISU Games

JERRY Motsau of South Africa claimed a bronze medal in 1500m at the World Student Games (FISU) on Tuesday (09 July). The little know middle distance runner completed the race in the finals in 3:39.51.fellow South African Andries Hlaselo was event. Consequently South Africa are seventh on the medal table with three gold one silver [...]

Botswana’s Makwala , Lesotho’s Lehata set national sprint records in La Chaux-de-Fonds

ISAAC Makwala of Botswana stole the limelight at the La Chaux-de-Fonds international meet in Switzerland on Sunday (08 July). Over the years this meet staged at the Stade de la Charriere in western Switzerland close to the border with France is renowned for the fast track where sprinters impress. Such is the reputation of this [...]

Omotoso, Nel edge closer to World Athletics Championships A qualifying standard

NIGERIA sprinter Omolara Omotoso and South African hurdler Wenda Theron Nel edged closer to the World Athletics Championships A standard at the Brazillian Grand Prix in Belem on Sunday (12 May). Omotoso clocked 51.67 to place third in the women’s 400m. While she is well inside the B qualifying standard of 52.35 for the World [...]

Dibaba shines in 3000m in Stockholm

Genzebeb Dibaba of Ethiopian stole the limelight at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting with a world leading time and meet record of 8:26.57 in the women’s 30000m ETHIOPIANS Genzebe Dibaba and Mohammed Aman along with Djibouti’s Ayanleh Souleiman triumphed in convincing style at the IAAF Indoor Grand Prix meeting in Stockholm Sweden on Thursday (21 [...]