Kenyan debutant Barsosio, Ethiopian Diriba set course record in Dusseldorf

Kenyan debutant Agnes Jeruto Barsosio was surprise winner of the women’s race at the Dusseldorf Marathon in Germany on Sunday (29 April). Her winning time of 2:25:49 improves the women’s course record by 55 seconds. Ethiopia’s Seboka Diriba Tola claimed the men’s title and improved the course record by five seconds with a winning time [...]

Ethiopian Dawit, Kenyan Kiyara establish course record in Hamburg

Ethiopian Shami Dawit and Kenya’s Rael Kiyara established course record when they won the Hamburg Marathon on Sunday (29 April). Dawit improved the course record by 54 seconds when he covered the distance in 2:05.58. Kiyara’s 2:23:47 is a significant improvement on the old mark of 2:24:14. LEADING RESULTS NOTE CR denotes Course Record MEN [...]

Mpuang shines at USSA Champs Day Two-Johannesburg

Former African 200m champion Thuso Mpuang (right in red vest) won the USSA 200m in a championships record from Simon Magakwe (left) Patence Ntshingila won the women’s long jump and triple jump in new USSA Championships records Former Africa champions Thuso Mpuang stole the limelight on Day Two at the University Sport South Africa (USSA) [...]

Magakwe equals South Africa’s 100m record in Johannesburg

Simon Magakwe equalled the South Africa 100m national record with a career best of 10.06 seconds at the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Athletics Championships staged at the University of Johanesburg South Africa on Friday (27 April) SPRINTER Simon Magakwe stole the limelight on Day One at the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Athletics Championships, [...]

Kipsang and Keitany to lead Kenya’s London Olympics marathon gold rush

Athletics Kenya Chairman Isaiah Kiplagat named Kenya’s Marathon team to the London Olympics on wednesday (25 April) LONDON Marathon Champions Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany are set to lead Kenya’s quest for gold medals in the men’s and women’s marathon at the London Olympics. Athletics Kenya Chairman Isaiah Kiplagat named the finals six who will [...]