South Africa’s Semenya steals limelight at Africa Junior Championships

South Africa’s Caster Semenya clcoked a career best of 1:56.72 to win the women’s 800m in the fastest time in the world this year at the africa Junior Championships in Bambous Mauritius 2009 AFRICA JUNIOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS, Friday 30 July Germain Comarmond Stadium Bambos Mauritius FULL RESULTS NOTE WLC denotes World Leading Time CR denotes [...]

Kenya’s Ndiku, Cherono take gold at Africa Junior Championships

Kenya’s Jonathan Muya Ndiku and Mercy Cherono win gold medal on the opening day at the Africa Junior Championships in Bambous Mauritius on Thursday. AFRICA JUNIOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS ,Thursday 30 July Germain Commarmand Stadium Bambos Mauritius FULL RESULTS NOTE Only result of events that were completed (no heats) MEN 3000m Steeplechase 1 Jonathan Muya Ndiku [...]

2009 Africa Junior athletics Championships gets underway

Fans get a glimpse of who are among the continent’s next generation of elite athletes when the Africa Junior Athletics Championships gets underway in Mauritius today Thursday July 30. Over 515 athletes from 31 countries converge at the Germain Comaramond Stadium in Bambos over the coming four days. Nigeria were absent at these championships in [...]

World champions Jepkosgei edges Olympic champion Jelimo

Kenya’s World 800m Champion Janeth Jepkosgei signed her intention to retain her title with a hard won victory over Olympic champion Pamela Jelimo at the Kenya World Championships Trail in Nairobi on Saturday.   Kenya’s World Champion Janeth Jepkosgei bounced back to win the 800m at the Kenya’s National Trial in Nairobi on Saturday. Her duel with [...]

Ouhaddou improves her Moroccan national 3000m steepelchase record

For the second year in a row Hanane Ouhaddou bettered Morocco women’s 3000m steeplechase record at the KBC Night of Athletics met in Heusden-Zolder Belgium on Saturday night. She held if a spirited rally from Ethiopia’s Sofia Assefa and Milcah Chemos of Kenya to win the race in 9:24.29. Asseffa was a close second in [...]