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 [...]

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 [...]

Yego sets record, Yousif triumph in final Olympic buildups

All Africa Games champion Julius Yego set a Kenya javelin record in Kurotane Finland on Sunday (22 July). Sudan’s Rabah Yousif won he 400m in 45.69 in Szcecin Poland on Saturday (21 July) KENYA’S African javelin champion Julius Yego signaled his readiness for the London Olympics when he improved his national record by over a [...]

Jacobs, Omotoso, Gbagbeke and Okagbare qualify for Olympics with personal bests

All Africa Games 400m hurdles champion Ajoke Odumosu retained her Nigeria national title in a world class time of 55.08 in Calabar on Thursday (21 June). NEN FIND Regina Jacobs and Stanley Gbagbeke qualified for the London Olympics at the AFN Cross River State All Nigeria Athletics Championships in Calabar on Thursday (21 June). Running [...]

Oke,Metu, Adigun shine in Calabar

African triple jump champion Tosin Oke retained his Nigeria championship title with a life time best of 17.23m (+0.8) at the AFN/All Nigeria Cross River State Athletics Championships in Calabar on Wednesday (20 June). Obinna Metu required a lifetime best of 10.11 seconds to reclaim the Nigeria 100m championships title A fully recovered Seun Adigun [...]