Ampomah, Amponsah crowned Ghanaian 2015 Male and Female Athlete of the Year

John Ampomah and Janet Amponsah are Ghana’s 2015 Male and Female Athlete of the Year Awards winners, the Ghana Athletics Association awards organiser Erasmus Kwaw disclosed in Accra on Monday. Sponsored by Liquid Sports Ghana and Ethiopian Airlines this inaugural annual awards is aimed at reviving and uplifting the profile of Ghanaian athletics. Ampomah clinched [...]

Mozia betters his shot put Nigeria record and world lead in Nashville

STEPHEN Mozia bettered his Nigeria shotput record at the Vanderbitt Invitational Indoor Meet in Nashville Tennessee State in the USA on Saturday (30 January). With a second round heave of 21.11m, Mozia bettered his personal best and world leading by eight centimetres. A fortnight ago Mozia established himself as the world’s best shot putter this [...]

Mozia set Nigeria record, tops world shot put ranking

Nigeria Stephen Mozia stole the limelight at the Commodore Invitational Indoor Meeting in Nashville Tennessee State USA on Saturday (16 January). Mozia claimed victory in the shot put with a lifetime best of heave of 21.03m. He surpassed his Nigerian outdoor record of 20.46m attained in Eugene Oregon State in June last year. A mechanical [...]

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 [...]

Bruintjies, Kabanga set national records as Makwala establishes African 400m record in La Chaux-de-Fonds Switzerland on Sunday

HENRICHO Bruintjies set a South African 100m record at the Resisprint meeting in La Chaux-de-Fond Switzerland on Sunday (05 July). The La chaux-de-Fonds athletics track has for many years been renowned to bring out the best in sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers as many achieve their lifetime best at this annual event. This year is no [...]