Iguider runs world lead as Souleiman and Dibaba set world records in Stockholm

Djibouti’s Ayanleh Souleiman, and Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba set world records as Morocco’s Abdelaati Iguider runs a world lead at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meet in Stockholm Sweden on Wednesday. A world Indoor 1500m champion, Souliman triumphed in the 1000m in 2:14.20. He improves on the old mark of 2:14.96 by Kenyan-born Wilson Kipketer of [...]

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 [...]

Aman has big ambitions as, Dibaba, Ndiku, Obiri, Ahoure also medal in Sopot-Day Three World Indoor Championships

Ethiopian Mohammed Aman’s ambition for more success has soured after he retained his 800m title at the World Indoor Championships in Sopot Poland on Sunday (09 March. Aman prevailed in the sprint for the finish line in tactical 800m finals to retain the title. He first won at these championships two years ago in Istanbul [...]