Yego sets record, Yousif triumph in final Olympic buildups

All Africa Games champion Julius Yego set a Kenya javelin record in Kurotane Finland on Sunday (22 July). Sudan’s Rabah Yousif won he 400m in 45.69 in Szcecin Poland on Saturday (21 July) KENYA’S African javelin champion Julius Yego signaled his readiness for the London Olympics when he improved his national record by over a [...]

Kiprop, Okagbare, Cherono, Niyonsaba, Kipruto shine in Monaco-Samsung Diamond League

Kenyan Olympic champion Asbel Kiprop won the men’s 1500m in a lifetime best of 3:28.88 at the Samsung Diamond League in Monaco on Friday (20 July). This is also the world’s fastest 1500m this year. Nigerian Blessing Okagbare prevailed in the women’s 100m in a life time best of 10.96. Kenyan Mercy Cherono won the [...]

Fredericks, Yousif triumph in Cork Ireland

South African Cornel Fredericks clocked 49.00 to win the 400m hurldes a the Cork City meet in Ireland on Tuesday (17 July). Sudan’s All Africa Games 400m champion Rabah Yousif triumphed in a season best of 45.30 SOUTH African Cornel Fredericks and Rabah Yousif of Sudan were impressive winners at the Cork City meet in [...]

Amos, Labiche, Kirputo, Kipyegon sparkle in Barcelona-Day Six WJC

Lissa Labiche cleared 1.88m to clinch a silver medal in women’s high jump atthe IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona Spain on Sunday (15 July) NIGEL Amos secured Botswana’s first ever gold medal at an IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona Spain on Sunday (15 July). Amos clinched his first international silverware when he won [...]

Okagbare, Kiplagat triumph in London-Samsung Diamond League

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare won the womens 100m at the Samsung Diamond League in London, United Kingdom on Saturday (14 July). BLESSING Okagbare of Nigeria and Kenyan Isaiah Kiplagat triumphed on the second day of the Samsung Diamond League in London, United Kingdom on Saturday (14 July). Okagbare emerged winner in the women’s 100m in 11.01. [...]