Ghribi, Kipyegon set Africa records as Kejelcha sparkles in Brussels-IAAF Diamond League

HABIBA Ghribi (Tunisia) and Kenyan Faith Chepnge’tich Kipyegon set Africa records as Ethiopian Yomif Kejelcha broke new ground at the IAAF Diamond League in Brussels Belgium on Friday (11 September). Ghribi won women’s 3000m steeplechase in 9:05.36. This is the quickest time for the event this year. She improves her personal best and Tunisian record [...]

Kiprop, Sum, Birech, Dibaba each clinch a Diamond League Trophy in Zurich Switzerland

KENYANS Eunice Jepkoech Sum, Asbel Kiprop, Jairus Kipchoge Birech and Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba each won an IAAF Diamond League Trophy in Zurich Switzerland on Thursday (03 September). Sum clocked 1:59:14 to prevail in women’s 800m. As a result she accumulated 24 points having won all her five appearances in the two lap event during the [...]

Moroccans Sigueni, Talib shine as Souleiman wins and Jobodwana tops standing in Stockholm-IAAF Diamond League

HICHAM Sigueni and Brahim Taleb clinched a 1-2 Moroccan triumph in men’s 3000m steeplechase at the IAAF Diamond League in Stockholm Sweden on Thursday night (30 July). In a thrilling photo finish Sigueni clocked 8:16.54 to the more experienced Taleb’s 8.16:56. Kenyan Hillary Kipsang Yego placed third. Sigueni improved his lifetime best from 8:21.78 run [...]

Conseslus Kipruto steps out of the shadow on Day Two in London-IAAF Diamond League

KENYA’S former world junior 3000m steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto stepped out of the shadow to triumph at the IAAF Diamond League in London Britain on Saturday (25 July). Kipruto made his mark when he edged his compatriot Jairus Kipchoge Birech to win the 3000m steeplechase. He stopped the clocked at 8:09.87 to Birech’s 8:09.81 and [...]

Farah, El Goumri run PBs in London-IAAF Diamond League Day One

SOMALIA-BORN Mohamed Farah of Britain stole the limelight on Day One at the IAAF Diamond League in London Britain on Friday (24 July). Farah won men’s 3000m in a personal best of 7:34.66. What’s more he ran the world’s quickest time for the event this year. The previous mark was 7:35.12 by Kenyan Caleb Mwangangi [...]