Eritrea’s Zersaney Tadessa says East African long distance rivalry is healthy

    Eritrea’s Zersaney Tadessa retained his IAAF World Road Running title in Udine Italy     Rivalry between elite long distance runners from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Kenya is purely to spice up the sports. Eritrea’s Road Running Champion Zersaney Tadessa made these remarks after retaining his title at the championships staged in Udine Italy [...]

Pamela Chepchumba predicts Kenyan women to sparkle at the Beijing Olympics

Pamela Chepchumba clinched a bronze medal at the IAAF Word Road Running Championships in Udine Italy  World Half Marathon bronze medallist Pamela Chepchumba promises that Kenyan women will be a force to reckon with in athletics at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Bouncing back from a bout of malaria in the week prior to the World [...]

Record fall aplenty in Udine Italy

Eritrea Zersany Tadessa retains the men’s IAAF World Road Running Championships title in Udine Italy     Many athletes who compete at the IAAF World Road Running Championships are set to have fond memories of the event for the rest of their careers. The flat Udine Half Marathon course stands out as a place to break [...]

Lornah Kiplagat call for Fair Play

World Road Running Champions Lornah Kiplagat (Netherlands)  calls for Fair Play in prize bonus    World Road Running Champions Lornah Kiplagat (Netherlands) says athletes setting world records in road running should receive equal bonus prizes with their counterparts in track and field events. The Kenya-born Kiplagat  made this passionate appeal to the International Association of [...]

Lusapho April to lead South Africa’s charge in Udine Italy

 Lusapho April is expected to lead South Africa’s charge for honors at the IAAF World Road Running Championships in Udine Italy on Sunday Lusapho April is expected to lead South Africa’s challenge for glory at the IAAF World Road Running Championships in Udine Italy on Sunday. He is the only South Africa who was in [...]