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 [...]

Labiche aims for new Seychelles record

Lissa Labiche (centre) is the only junior athlete to win a gold medal in an individual event at the recent African Senior Athletics championships in Port Novo Benin. AFRICA women’s high jump champions Lissa Labiche (Seychelles) aims high when she begins her campaign at the Word Junior Championships in Barcelona Spain today Friday. 19 year [...]

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 [...]

Odumosu, Okagbare to highlight Nigeria champs and Olympic trial in Calabar

Ajoke Odumosu is expected to win her third consecutive national title at the AFN/CRS All Nigeria Athletics Championship which starts on tuesday 19 June. ALL African Games champions Ajoke Odumosu and Blessing Okagbare are among the star attractions at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria/Cross River State All Nigeria Athletics Championships in Calabar from Tuesday (19 [...]

Algeria’s Bouras, Ethiopian Diriba triumphs in Paris

Africa champion Zahra Bouras (1003) and Morocco’s Malika Akkoui (1572) made it and African 1-2 win in the womens 800m at the Tour de Montreuil in Paris on Tuesday night (05 June). ALGERIAN Africa 800m champion Zahra Bouras triumphed in convincing style at the Tour de Montreuil meet in Paris, France on Tuesday night (05 [...]