Lorna Kiplagat is on track to make world history

Lorna Kiplagat (left) won the women’s 2007 IAAF World Half Marathon in Udine Italy. She relaxed with the late Samuel Wanjiru (centre) who later became the 2008 Olympic Marathon champion, and Eritrea’s Zersaney Tadessa who won the men’s 2007 World Half Marathon title and is currently the men’s world half marathon world record holder CONSTRUCTION [...]

Shalaby to focus on shot put at World Student Games in Russia

Hesham Shalaby won the discus and Shotput at the Africa University sports (FASU) Games in Windhoek Namibia last month. He plan to compete only in the shot put at the World Student Games in Kazan Russia in July. Hessham Shalaby (right) with his teammates Ihab Abdelrahman (left) and Passent Herky (centre). Abdelrahman won the javelin [...]

Ugandan Ayeko wins in Antrim

UGANDAN Thomas Ayeko carried the day in the men’s race at the IAAF Cross Country Permit meet in Antrim Britain on Saturday 12 January). Ayeko covered the 10.8 km course in 33.08. Kenyan David Bett was runner up in 33.45. Meanwhile 19 year old Kenyan Kenyan Magdalene Masai was third in the women’s race. Another [...]

Ghana’s Akuka aims for World Student Games in Kazan Russia

Ghana’s budding long distance runner William Awunime Akuka has his sights set on the World Student Games in Kazan Russia in July. LITTLE-KNOWN Ghanaian distance runner William Awunime Akuka reckons he can make an impact at the World University Games (FISU) in Kazan Russia in July. All he asks for is support from the Ghana [...]

Kiprotich, Nambawa in running for USPA awards

Double African women’s triple jump champions Sarah Nambawa (above) looks set to be crowned Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) 2012 Sportswoman of the Year. Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich is the front runner for the award in the men’s category. OLYMPIC marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich is clearly the front runner for the Uganda’s 2012 Sports [...]