Nigerian hurdler Odumosu ends season on a high-Rieti

Nigerian Africa champion and Olympic finalists Ajoke Odumosu end’s her season on a high with a 54.74 victory at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Rieti Italy. Burundi’s 19 year old Francine Niyonsaba is one of Africa’s revelation in 2012. She won the women’s 800m in a world class time of 1:57.65 Algeria’s Taoufik Makhloufi [...]

Burundi’s Niyonsaba in scintillating form in Brussels at Samsung Diamond League

Africa women’s 800m champions Francine Niyonsaba , 19, significantly improved her Burundi nationals record at the Samsung Diamond League in Brussels Belgium in Friday BURUNDI’S Francine Niyonsaba won the women’s 800m in convincing style at the Samsung Diamond League in Brussels Belgium on Friday (07 September). The 19 year old African champion clocked 1:56.59 which [...]

Algeria’s Makhloufi stays ahead of the pack in Zagreb

Algerian Olympic 1500 champion Taofik Makhloufi finished in pole position at the IAAF Challenge meet in Zagreb Croatia on Tuesday (04 September). Taofik Makhloufi triumphed in 1500m at the IAAF Challenge meet in Zagreb Croatia on Tuesday (04 September). The Algerian Olympic champions covered the distance in 3:32.58. His compatriot Jarius Kipchoge Birech prevailed in [...]

Ethiopia’s Aman continues his winning streak in Berlin

Ethiopian Mohammed Aman maintained his winning form at the IAAF World Challenge Series meet in Berlin Germany on Sunday (02 September). He prevailed in 800m in a time of 1:43.62. Olympic finalists Nixon Kiplimo Chepseba triumphed in 1500m, while Pamelo Jelimo (also of Kenya held off Burundi’s Francine Niyonsaba to win the women 800m. SELECTED [...]

Tunisian Ibrahmi triumph in a world record-London Paralympics Day 2

Tunisian Maroua Ibrahmi establish a world record of 23.43m to claim victory in the women’s Club Throw (CL 32) TUNISIA’S Mohamed Chermi set an Africa record of 2:01.45 to bag a silver medal in the mens 800m (T37). Tunisian Maroua Ibrahmi clinched Africa’s second gold medal on the second day of action in athletics at [...]