Tadessa, Jarso, Kipoech, Cherono sparkle

Eritrean Zersaney Tadesse claimed his third consecutive EDP Lisbon Half Marathon title in the Portuguese capital on Sunday. He covered the distance in 59:34 over a minute slower that his world record setting performance two years ago. Kenyans John Mwangangi (1:00.44) and Lucas Rotich (1:01.00) followed. American Shalane Flanagan (1:08.52) claimed the women’s title. She [...]

Makagwe,Thipe, Ntshingila steal limelight in Tlokwe

Simon Magakwe is the first South african athlete to attain the London Olympic A standard qualifier this year (top). 22 year old Patience Ntshingila improved the South africa women’s triple jump record by 28 centimeters South Africans Simon Magakwe, Tsholofelo Thipe and triple jumper Patience Ntshingila stole the lime light at the Yellow Pages meet [...]

Rammonye, Mzazi break new ground in Stellenbosch South Africa

Sprinter Rorisang Ramonnye and distance runner Gladwin Mzazi broke new grounds at the Yellow Pages track and field meet in Stellenbosch South Africa on Tuesday (20 March). South Africa’s Olympic body has made it plain they will only consider taking to the London Olympics those who have attained the more stringent A qualifying standard. Consequently, [...]

Teamwork key to Kenyan cross country dominance in Cape Town-Muriuki

Kenyans Clement Kiprono Langat, Joyce Chepkirui, Faith Chep Nge’tich and Ethiopian Muktar Edris Awel triumphed at the African Cross Country Championship in Cape Town South Africa on Sunday (18 March). Even as Kenya carted away the bulk of the silverware, their perennial rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea made a significant impact in their championships debut. SENIOR [...]

Kenyans Kibet, Chepkoech triumph at CPC Half Marathon

Kenyan Stephen Kibet ran the world’s fastest half marathon this year when he won the ABN-AMRO City Pier City Half Marathon in The Hague Netherland on Sunday (11 March). Kibet improved his personal best to 58:54 from 1:00:09. The six athletes who immediately followed him across the finish line also set personal bests. They were [...]