Lorna Kiplagat nominated to IAAF Athletics Commission

From left Lorna Kiplagat at an IAAF Press Conference. Kiplagat (right) on her way to winning the senior women’s event at the 2007 World Cross country Championships in Mombasa Kenya. She is persued by the Ethiopian trio of Meselech Melkamu (407), Gelete Burka (partly hidden) and then defending champions Tirunesh Dibaba (403)    Kenyan-born Lorna Kiplagat of [...]

Ghana’s participation at World Champs hangs in the balance

It must be a nightmare for Ghana’s former Africa 100 and 200m champion Vida Anim knowing that she cannot be sure of competing at the World Championships next week despite achiving the qualifying standard. Ghanaian sprinters Vida Anim and Aziz Zakari may still get to compete at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin Germany despite [...]

Nigerian Ogoegbunam completes a hat trick at Africa Junior Championships

Nigerian Amaka Ogoegbunam emerged with three indivdual gold medal from the Africa Junior Track and Field Championships. The championships has produced the next generaltion of African elite athletes with meals spread out among 17 of the 37 participating nations.   2009 AFRICA JUNIOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS, Sunday 02 August Germain Comarmond Stadium Bambous Mauritius FULL RESULTS NOTE WLC denotes [...]

Rahme and Taha set Africa Junior Championships record

South African Rahme Cheyne (pole vault) and Egyptian Rana Taha (hammer throw) established Africa Junior Championship records on the third day of the Africa Junior Championships on Saturday. The updated results are as follows: 2009 AFRICA JUNIOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS, Saturday 01 August Germain Comarmond Stadium Bambos Mauritius FULL RESULTSNOTE WLC denotes World Leading Time CR [...]