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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Khoua, Kibiwot, Beriso, Kaytlin, Geel, bag gold medals at African Junior Athletics champs-Day One

Moroccan long jumper Mochine Khoua won the first gold medal at th12th African Junior Athletics Championship in Addis Ababa Ethiopia on Thursday (05 March). Khoua leaped to a distance of 7.45m (-0.1) to claim victory. Nigeria Theddus Okpara was second ahead of Algeria Yasser Triki. On the infield South African Leandri Geel won the women’s [...]

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 [...]