Ethiopia name its strongest world cross country squad in 20 years

Olympic 10000m champion Tirunesh Dibaba (right) and men’s defending champion Imane Merge head Ethiopia’s provisional team for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, the Ethiopia Athletics Federation announced in Addis Ababa on Tuesday (26 February). DEFENDING champion Imane Merga and Olympic 10,000m champion Tirunesh Dibaba head Ethiopia’s provisional squad for the World Cross Country Championships, [...]

Dibaba shines in 3000m in Stockholm

Genzebeb Dibaba of Ethiopian stole the limelight at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting with a world leading time and meet record of 8:26.57 in the women’s 30000m ETHIOPIANS Genzebe Dibaba and Mohammed Aman along with Djibouti’s Ayanleh Souleiman triumphed in convincing style at the IAAF Indoor Grand Prix meeting in Stockholm Sweden on Thursday (21 [...]

Kabuu, Kamworor break new grounds at Ras El Khaimah Half Marathon

Kenya’s Lucy Wangui Kabuu is now the world second fastest woman in half marathon after her 1:06:09 triumph at the Ras El Khaimah Half Marathon in the United Arab Emirate on Friday (15 February). World Junior Cross country champion Godfrey Kipsang Kamworor of Kenya set a personal best when he won the men’s race in [...]

Nigerian sprinter Ogho-Oghene in fine form

Nigeria’s All Africa games finalists Egwero Ogho-Oghene showed early season form when he clocked 6.62 to finish second in 60m at the IAAF Indoor Permit Meeting in Gent Belgium on Sunday NIGERIAN sprinter Egwero Ogho-Oghene clocked a season best of 6.62 to claim second place in the men’s 60m at the IAAF Indoor permit meeting [...]

Ndirangu, Wanjiku win in Chiba Japan

Kenyans Charles Ndirangu and Rosemary Wanjiku prevailed in the senior men and senior women’s races at the IAAF Cross Country permit meeting in Chiba Japan on Sunday (10 February). Another Kenyan Jeremiah Thuku carried the day in the junior men’s race. SELECTED LEADING RESULTS Men 1 Charles Ndirangu (Kenya) 35:01; 2 Miliyon Zewdie (Ethiopia) 35:26; [...]