Okagbare,Obinna, Akwu, Abugan sparkle at Nigeria trials

 From left Shade Abugan (No 51) wins the women’s 400m from Etim Margaret. (Second from left) Triple Jumper Oke Oluwatsotin (No 597) retained his title. Second from right Newcomer Noah Akwu (No 178) wins the mens 400m as Blessing Okagbare (No 80) prevailed in the womens 100m at the  Mobile/NNPC Nigeria Track and Field Championships in [...]

Mogawane build up to the Africa championships

South African 400m champion Ofentse Mogawane’s double victories in Brazzaville and Tunis suggests he could be a medal contender at the Africa Senior Athletics Championship in Nairobi Kenya (28 July-01August)   South Africa Ofentse Mogawane clocked 45.86 seconds to win the 400m at the Tunis international meet in Tunisia on Saturday (18 June). The meet carried [...]

Laalou, Masai shine in Rouen, New York

Morocco’s Amine Laalou prevailed in the 800m at the Scotville Rouen International meet in France (13 June).  Other Africans winners were Kenyan Bernard Mbugua (8:16.22) in the 3000m steeplechase and Ethiopian Meskerem Assefa (4:05.62) in the women’s 1500m. LEADING RESULTS MEN 400m 6 Mamadou Hane Kasse (Senegal) 46.61 110m Hurdles (+1.5) 7 Selim Nurudeen (Nigeria) [...]

Sunette Viljoen improves her Africa javelin record in Prague

Sunette Viljoen improves her Africa women’s javelin record in Prague , th Czech Republic on Monday (14 June). South African Sunette Viljoen improved her Africa javelin record with a throw of 66.38 metres in Prague the Czech Republic on Monday night (14 June). In the process she beat Olympic Champions Barbora Spotakova on her home [...]

Okagbare in double victory at NCAA

Nigerian Olympic bronze medallists Blessing Okagbare pulled a double at the America NCAA Track and Field Championships in Eugene Oregon over the weekend. She won the 100m in a wind assisted 10.98 seconds (+2.8). Then went on the before leaping to a distance of 6.79 m in the long jump. While Kenyan Sam Chelanga won [...]