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 [...]

Africa stands in Solidarity with Lamine Diack-Malboum

AFRICA stands in solidarity and support with former IAAF President Lamine Diack, the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) President Hamad Kalkaba Malboum disclosed in Yaounde Cameroon on Tuesday (24 November). In the wake of media accusations of inappropriate conduct the respected African Elder Lamine Diack is under investigation by the Independent Commission of the World [...]

Jamaican Fraser-Pryce in promoting athletics among Namibia’s youth

Jamaican 100m and 200m women’s Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is in Namibia to promote athletics among youngsters. Faser-Pryce arrived in the Namibian capital Windhoek on Tuesday (22 September) at the start of an eight day visit. She is set to interact with various communities around the country to inspire young athletes. Her visit is expected [...]

Morocco’s Iguider runs world leading time in 1500m in Marseilles France

ABDLAATI Iguider of Morocco won 1500m in the world quickest time in the event this year at the Tour of Marsellies meeting in Southern France on Saturday (06 June). Iguider carried the day in three minutes and 32.88 seconds (3:32.88). He improves on the previous mark of 3:33.64 by Kenyan Robert Kiptoo Biwott in Hengelo [...]