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. [...]

Botswana’s Amos seeks to atone for Moscow debacle

BOTSWANA’S Olympic 800m silver medalist Nigel Amos has his sights set on winning the two lap event at the World Athletics Championship in Beijing China in August. To get his season underway Amos entered the 400m at the South African Open Track and Field Championship in Tlokwe (formerly Potchefstroom) last weekend. He clocked 46.38 seconds [...]

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 [...]

Ethiopians Dejen Gebremeskel and Meseret Defar top the world at 10000m

ETHIOPIANS Dejen Gebremeskel and Meseret Defar claimed world leading times when they won their 10000m races at the Folksam Grand prix in Sollentuna Sweden on Thursday (27 June) Gebremeskel prevailed in this all-Ethiopian race clocking 26:51.02 in his debut at the 10000m. Abera Kuma posted a personal best of 26:52.85. Imane Merga (26:57.33), Yigram Demelash [...]