Mboyaza,Strydom,Mokoka,Baloyi USSA Cross country winners-Johannesburg SA

USSA Cross country winners From left Isaac Mboyaza (112) leads Reuben Ramolefi (110); Ezbe Strydom surmounts ‘heartbreak hill’; Stephen Mokoka (153) on his way to 8km victory; Lungisa Mdedelwa (324) leads Mokoka at ‘heartbreak hill’; Thembi Baloyi (148) prevailed in womens 8km Isaac Mboyaza, Stephen Mokoka, Ezbe Strydom and Thembi Baloyi were crowned winners at the University Sports [...]

Peace Marathon in Kinshasa a success

The Peace Marathon Kinshasa on Friday 25 September achieved an important milestone in consolidating efforts to enhance normal civilian life in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This event was jointly organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United Nations  Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC). The unprecedented show of solidarity saw 300 [...]

Can Eritrea’s Tadese win fourth consecutive World Road title?

From (Left) Zersaney Tadese is usually relaxed before his races. (Right) Tadese on his way to win the 2006 World Road Running Champinships in Debrecen Hungary. Can Eritrea’s triple World Road Running Champion Zersaney Tadessa make it four in a row at the IAAF/ EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championship in Birmingham Britain on October 11? [...]

South African Mofokeng Zimbabwe’s Tavengwa Cape Town Marathon winners

Zimbabwe’s Sharon Tavengwa won the women’s race at the Nedbank Cape Town City marathon for the second year in a row. Former South Africa champion George Mofokeng bounced back to win the Nedbank Cape Town City Marathon on Sunday. He covered the distance in 2:14:20 Lesotho’s Motlokoa Nkhabutlane (2:14:51) was runner up. Zimbabwean Mike Fokoroni [...]

Kenya’s Mungura, Ethiopian Gobena in landmark victories in Canada, Soi in Italy

Kenya’s Kenneth Mungura clocked the fastest marathon time ever on Canadian soil to retain his crown at the Scotiabank Toronto Marathon in a course record of 2 hours 8 minutes and 31 seconds (2:08:31) on Sunday. Ethiopian Chala Lemi (2:08:48) was second. His third placed countryman Gashew Asfaw(2:09.03) was also inside the old course record of [...]