Obiri, Jelimo, Aman clinch gold medal in Istanbul on Day Three

Kenyans Hellen Onsando Obiri and Pamela Jelimo together with Ethiopian Mohamed Aman struck gold on the final day at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul Turkey (11 March). Obiri cause a major upset when she beat Ethiopian four time world champion Meseret Defar in the women’s 3000m. Defar was second ahead of another Ethiopian [...]

Dibaba, Iguider open African medal count in Istanbul Day Two

Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba and Morocco’s Abdelaati Iguider opened Africa’s medal count on the second day of the championship (Saturday 10 March) As expected, Dibaba prevailed in the women’s 1500m in 4:05.78. Morocco’s Mariem Selsouli claimed the silver medal. Later Morocco’s Abdelaati Iguider went one better from 2010 in Doha Qatar to win the men 1500m [...]

Ethiopian’s Defar, Dibaba, Magiso and Nigeria Emelieze win heats in Istanbul Day One.

Ethiopian four time 3000m winner Meseret Defar comfortably won her heat on the opening day at the World Indoor Championships on Friday (09 March). \ Nigeria Peter Emelieze piped Zambia’s Gerald Phiri to win his 60m heat on Friday (09 March). ETHIOPIANS Meseret Defar (3000m), Genzebe Dibaba (1500m) and Fantu Magiso (800m) each won their [...]

Ethiopian Defar, Sudan’s Kaki go for glory

Abubaker Khamis Kaki (Sudan) leads Boaz Lalang (Kenya on his way to win the 800m title at the 2010 world Indoor Championships in Doha Qatar ETHIOPIAN defending champion Meseret Defar declared she would win her fifth consecutive World Indoor 3000m championships title at the World Indoor Championships in Istanbul Turkey this weekend Defar made the [...]

Namibian Mayova for World Indoor Championships in Istanbul Turkey

Newly crowned Namibia women’s 100m and 200m champion Globina Mayova is selected for the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul Turkey. Globina Mayova clocked 11.83 seconds and 23.78 seconds to win the women’s 100m and 200m respectively at the Bank Windhoek Namibia Senior Track and Field Athletics Championships in Windhoek over the weekend (25-26 February). [...]