Rudisha crowned 2010 World Male Athlete of the Year

David Lekuta Rudisha (1792) is crowned the 2010 World Male Athlete of the Year in Monaco Kenyan David Lekuta Rudisha was crowned the 2010 World Male Athlete of the Year at the World Athletics Gala in Monaco on Sunday (21 November). Rudisha broke new ground with a 1:41.09 effort in the 800m at the world [...]

Jeptoo, Tola shine despite weather conditions in Milan

Kenyan Priscah Jeptoo and Ethiopia’s Fate Tola secured an Africa 1-2 win at the Turin Marathon in Italy on Sunday (14 November). The pair broke away from the rest of the field early in the races. Despite the slippery and we surface for most of the race, they covered the distance in personal best. Jeptoo’s [...]

Eritrean Medhin shows cross country prowess

Eritrean World Cross country championship silver medallist Telkelmariam Medhin was victorious at the Oeiras IAAF Cross counry Permit meeting Medhin stayed wihing the lead group and cross the finish line in 28:33. His compatriot Kidane Tadese (28:37) was runner up ahead of Kenyan Edwin Soi (28:42). Portugal’s Anália Rosa carried the day in the women’s [...]

Cheiywa a nominee for World Female Athlete of the Year Award

Steeplechase runner Milcah Chemos Cheyiwa is a finalist for the World Female Athlete of the Year Award. Kenyan Milcah Chemos Cheyiwa carries Africa’s hope for the 2010 World Female Athlete of the Year Awards. She is the continent’s lone finalist among five named by the IAAF in Monaco on Wednesday (10 November). Cheiywa consistently dominated [...]

Rudisha,Tadesse are World Male Athlete of the Year Award Finalists

Kenyan David Lekuta Rudisha (left leading) and Zersaney Tadesse of Eritrea (right) are World Male Athlete of the Year finalists Kenya’sDavid Lekuta Rudisha and Zersaney Tadesse of Eritrea are among the five finalists for the 2010 Male Athlete of the Year Award. Rudisha broke new ground with a 1:41.09 effort in the 800m at the [...]