Ethiopians sweep the honors at the Obudu Mountain Run in Nigeria

  From Lefy: Mrs Obioma Liyel Imoke arives with her husband Senator Liyel Imoke Cross River State Governor, to flag off the women’s race at the Obudu Mountain Run in Obudu. Middle: Kenyan and Ethiopian womens establish their dominance early in the race. Right the top five womens from left Ethiopans 2006 champions Rehima Kedir, Mumitu [...]

Nyong, Mohammed, Ekem, Akawa victorious at Obudu Mountain race-Nigeria

 Winners of the Obudu Mountain Run media races from left Eke Nyong (men) and Fatima Mohammed, while Obanliku Local Government Authority (LGA) school boy Rahpael Ekem prevailed in the children’s race . Local journalists Eke Nyong (Executive Travels Calabar) and Fatima Mohammed (Tourism Magazine Abuja) retained their men’s and women’s titles at the Obudu Mountain 3km [...]

Kenyans Mutai and Nyambura prevail at MTN Kampala Marathon

Kenyans David Kiposgei Mutai and Jane Nyambura won the men’s and women’s titles at the MTN Kampala International Marathon on Sunday (November 22). Tanzanian’s Marko J Marko and Joseph Restitute prevailed in the men’s and women’s Half Marathon. Ugandans Ben Siwa (29:42) and Rebecca Cheptengei (36:26) were victorious in the 10km event. A record entry [...]

Usain Bolt and Sanya Richards crowned IAAF Athletes of the Year

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt was been crowned the IAAF World Male Athlete of the Year at the World Athletics Gala in Monaco on Sunday.   Bolt received this annual award for the second year in a row. He carried the day in the 100m and 200m at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin Germany in [...]

Regassa, Jelila prevail at Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa

  Little-known Ethiopian runners Tilahun Regasse and Koreni Jelila emerged winners at the Great Ethiopian 10km Run in the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday.  A record entry of 33,000 athletes set off on the course through the streets of Addis Ababa. Clearly, Africa’s largest 10km road race, this year’s entry surpasses last year mark of [...]