Kenyans Managoi, Choge post world leading times in Dusseldorf

ELIJAH Managoi and Augustine Choge produced world leading performances at the PSD Bank Indoor Meet in Dusseldorf Germany on Wednesday night (03 February). A world championship 1500m silver medalist, Managoi and Bethwell Birgen clinched a 1-2 win the 1500m. Managoi’s winning time of 3:39.77 is the world’s leading performance this year. Similarly Augustine Choge and [...]

Ampomah, Amponsah crowned Ghanaian 2015 Male and Female Athlete of the Year

John Ampomah and Janet Amponsah are Ghana’s 2015 Male and Female Athlete of the Year Awards winners, the Ghana Athletics Association awards organiser Erasmus Kwaw disclosed in Accra on Monday. Sponsored by Liquid Sports Ghana and Ethiopian Airlines this inaugural annual awards is aimed at reviving and uplifting the profile of Ghanaian athletics. Ampomah clinched [...]

World champs Yego, Kiyeng, Bett honored at Kenya’s 2015 Sports Personality of the Year Awards

World Athletics Championship gold medallists Julius Yego, Hyvin Kiyeng and Nicholas Bett stole the limelight at Kenya’s 2015 Sports Personality of the Year Awards in Nairobi Kenya on Friday (16 January) The world javelin champion Julius Yego was crowned Male Sports Personality of the Year, while the World 3000m steeplechase champion Hyvin Kiyeng was named [...]

Ghribi voted Tunisia 2015 Sportswoman of the Year

AFRICAN 3000m steeplechase record holder Habiba Ghribi is Tunisia’s 2015 Sportswoman of the Year. She was a clear winner in the poll conducted by the Tunisian media and private sector in the capital Tunis. Ghribi was runner up in the women’s 3000m steeplechase at the world championship in Beijing China. This is her second silver [...]

Wayde van Niekerk posts 19.94 in Luzern

WAYDE van Niekerk set a South Africa 200m record at the European Athletics Permit Meeting in Luzern Switzerland on Tuesday night (14 July). Van Niekerk won his 200m heat in 19.94 to become the first South African to break the 20 seconds barrier in 200m. His previous best was 20.19 in Lausanne Switzerland last year. [...]