World Marathon Champion Ndereba pulls out of Berlin team

Kenya’s reigning women’s World Marathon champion Catherine Ndereba will not defend her title at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin Germany in August. Ndereba told the Nairobi media that she has a toe injury that was aggravated when she competed in the London marathon in April. She says she will not have regained her fitness [...]

Frank Fredericks elected Athletics Namibia President

Newly elected Athletics Namibia President Frank Fredericks (right) says constitutional reforms required to make Athletics Namibia more democratic in its operations. Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frank Fredericks is the new Athletics Namibia (AN) President following election held in Otjiwarongo northern Namibia on Saturday 20 June. The IAAF Representative Cheikh Thiare, Namibia Olympic Committee Secretary General [...]

Kenya won’t hosts 2010 Africa Senior Championships-Kalkaba

Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA) President Ahmed Kalkaba Malboum says a new host for the 2010 Africa Senior Athletics Championships will be named in August. Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) President Kalkaba Malboum says Kenya will not host the 2010 Africa Senior Track and Field Championships. Kalkaba made this announcement while on a visit to Mauritius last [...]

Namibian Klaudia Moses sparkles at Southern Africa Youth Championships

Namibia’s Klaudia Moses clinched three individual gold medals and a bronze medal in the medley relay at the Southern Africa Youth Championships in Tshwane South Africa. The event is a build up to the World Youth Championships to be staged Tshwane South Africa on Saturday 13 June 2009. The full results as follows: NOTE Results include only [...]

Lazib establishes Algeria 100m hurdles record

Othman Hadj Lazib clocked 13.67 seconds to establish an Algerian women’s 100m hurdles record at the Confederation of African Athletics Grand Prix in Algiers on Thursday. Several foreign competitors seal victories in their respective events. Among them were Kou Lougon (USA) and Jamaican Wilkins Bobby-Gaye in the women’s 400m hurdles and 400m respectively. Zimbabwean Talkmore [...]