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 [...]

Genzebe Dibaba is the first Ethiopian crowned Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year

Ethiopia’s World Indoor 3000m champion Genzebe Dibaba was crowned the 2015 Sportswoman of the Year at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Shanghai China on Wednesday (15 April). Dibaba stood out for setting three new world indoor times in a fortnight during the 2014 indoor track season. Only American Jesse Owens and Jamaican Usain Bolt [...]

Genzebe Dibaba is nominee for 2015 Laureus Sportswoman of the Year Award

ETHIOPIAN double World Indoor Champion Genzebe Dibaba is a nominee for the 2015 Laureus Sportswoman of the Year Award. Dibaba enjoyed an unprecedented rich vein of form during the 2014 indoor season. In a space of a fortnight (1-15 February), she established new world indoor record in 1500m (3:55.17) in Karlsruhr Germany, 3000m (8:16.60) in [...]

Morocco’s Hicham El Guerrouj is inducted into the IAAF Hall of Fame

MOROCCO’S Hicham El Guerrouj has been inducted into the IAAF Hall of Fame, the world athletics governing body revealed in Monaco on Tuesday (11 November). He first caught world attention when he claimed the bronze medal at the 1992 IAAF World Junior Championships in Seoul South Korea. El Guerrouj went on to become the world’s [...]

World champion Sum triumphs in Melbourne

WORLD 800m champion Eunice Jepkoech Sum (Kenyans) opened her season on a winning note at the IAAF World Challenge Series in Melbourne Australia on Saturday (22 March). Sum completed the two lap race in a modest time of 2:02.99. Her Kenyan compatriot and world championships 5000m silver medalist Mercy Cherono claimed victory in 1500m in [...]