South Africa’s Makagwe 200m in Ljuljiana Slovenia

Simon Magakwe (middle) won the 200m at the Slovenia Grand Prix in Ljubljiana over the weekend.  South African Simon Magakwe won the 200m at the Slovenia International Grand Prix in Ljuljiana on Sunday (29 August). An Africa championship 200m bronze medallist, Magakwe emerged a clear winner in 20.73 seconds. He was followed by Nigeria’s Peter [...]

Kenyan marathon debutant Njue wins in Hokkaido

Kenyan Cyrus Njue had a victorious start to his marathon career winning the race in Hokkaido Japan on Sunday (29 August). What’s more Njue’s winning time of 2 hours 11 minutes and 22 seconds (2:11:22) is the second fastest time ever run on the course. Ethiopia’s Ambesse Tolossa set the course record of 2:10.13 in [...]

Ethiopians end Kenyan women’s steeplechase dominance

Ethiopia’s Almaz Eba Ayana set a women’s World Junior 3000m steepelchase record at the IAAF Diamond league in brussels on Frioday (27 August). Ethiopian teenager Almaz Eba Ayana set a women’s World Junior 3000m steeplechase record at the inaugural IAAF Diamond League finale in Brussels Belgium on Friday night (27 August). A silver medallist at [...]

Africans to set alight inaugural Diamond League finale in Brussels

African’s set to steal the lime light at the inaugural IAAF Diamond League finale in the Belgian capital Brussels. From left David Rudisha (Kenya), Abukaker Kaki (Sudan), Meselech Melkamu (Ethiopia) and Milcah Chemos Cheiywa (Kenya).  An epic 800m duel between David Lekuta Rudisha and Sudan’s Abubaker Khamis Kaki is set to be the draw card at [...]

Kenyans dominate steeplchase, Ethiopia top Africa athletics medal table-Youth Olympics

Kenyans dominated the 2000m steeplechase with career best performances on final day of the track and field contest in the Bishan Stadium at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. Peter Matheka Mutuku won the boys event in 5 minutes and 37.63 seconds (5:37.63). Ethiopia’s Habtamu Fayisa was runner up while third placed Zakaria Kiprotich [...]