Lehata improves Lesotho record as Algerian Bettiche breaks new ground in Marrakech-World Challenge

LESOTHO’S Mosito Lehata and Algerian Amine Bettiche set national records at the IAAF World Challenge Series in Marrakech Morocco on Sunday (08 June). Indications are that Morocco intent to host a highly successful Africa Senior Championships from 10-14 August. Outstanding performances were recorded on the fast track at the brand new stadium designated to be [...]

Van Niekerk, Biwott, Kangogo triumph in Hengelo-IAAF World Challenge Series

WAYDE van Niekerk of South African triumphed in 400m at the IAAF World Challenge Series meeting in Hengelo Netherlands on Sunday (08 June). Van Niekerk’s winning time 45.07 seconds is his second best this season. Earlier on he retained his national title with a life time best of 44.92 in April. Meanwhile Kenyan world youth [...]

Birech surprise winner in steeplechase as Aman, Dibaba and Kiplagat prevailed in Rome-Diamond League

JAIRUS Kipchoge Birech of Kenya upstaged his more famous countrymen to triumph in 3000m steeplechase in convincing style at the IAAF Diamond League on Thursday (05 June). Running in front for most of the race Birech carried the day in an event where Kenyans accounted for half of the 18 entries. His winning time was [...]

Makwala, Nel, Couto, Gobe, Rosun, Uri-Khob shine in Tlokwe, shaping up for Marrakech. Makwala debut at Diamond League in Rome today

BOTSWANA’S African 400m champion Isaac Makwala aims to build on his vastly improved form at his maiden appearance in the IAAF Diamond League in Rome Italy tonight Thursday (5 June). Makwala arrives on the big stage having set a new Botswana national record of 44.92 seconds at the South Africa Open Championships in Tlokwe (formerly [...]

Obiri, Okagbare, Assefa, Nigel shine in Eugene-IAAF Diamond League

Kenyan Hellen Onsando Obiri, Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare, Ethiopian Soffia Assefa and Botswana’s Nigel’s Amos sparked at the IAAF Diamond League in Eugene Oregon State USA on Saturday (31 May). African athletes accounted for the bulk of world leading performances at the meet. This sets the stage for the eagerly anticipated fourth leg of the Diamond [...]