Namibian Engelbrecht ends her years as a junior on a high

During the Federation of Africa University Sports (FASU) Games in Windhoek Namibia Charlene Engelbrecht (left) made good friends with some of her peers from Algeria and Egypt. NAMIBIAN teenager Charlene Engelbrecht looks forward to competing as a senior athlete after concluding her years as a junior on a high. A discus silver medalist at the [...]

Algerians Lahoulou, Benmahdi, Bettiche each won a handful of medals-FASU Day Two

Algeria’s Africa Junior 110m hurdles champion Abdelmalie Lahoulou (left in white vest) is delighted at concluding his years as a junior athlete on a high note. he won the 400m hurdles, was second in 110m hurdles and collected two medals in the 4x100m and 4x400m relays Khaled Benmahdi returned home with four medal. he won [...]

Egypt’s Herky wins in high jump as the FASU Games-Day One

Egypt’s Africa Junior Champion Passent Herky bounced back from a year plagued with injury to win the women’s high jump at the Federation of Africa University Sport (FASU) Games in Windhoek Namibia. AFRICA Junior champion Passent Herky (Egypt) signaled her return to form winning the high jump event at the Federation of Africa University Sport [...]

Botswana’s Olympic silver medalists Amos sparkles in Lusaka

Botswana’s Nigel Amos (right) was victorious in his first race since he won the silver medal in the 800m at the London Olympics in August. OLYMPIC 800m silver medalist Nigel Amos (Botswana) made a triumphant return to competition since the London Olympics at the African Zone Six Games in Lusaka Zambia last Thursday (14 December). [...]

Kenyan Kipsang prevails in Honolulu

KENYAN Olympic marathon bronze medalist Wilson Kipsang clocked 2:12:31 to prevail at the Honolulu Marathon in Hawaii USA on Sunday (09 December). Ethiopian defending champion Woynishet Girma was runner up to Russian Valentine Galimova in the women’s race. HONOLULU MARATHON LEADING RESULTS MEN 1 Wilson Kipsang (Kenya) 2:12:31; 2 Markos Geneti (Ethiopia) 2:13:08; 3 Kiplimo [...]