Edem shines at AFN Golden League in Kaduna northern Nigeria

EUPHEMIA Edem emerged clear winner in women’s long jump at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Golden League meeting in Kaduna City in northern Nigeria on Saturday (27 June). Edm carried the day with a leap of 6.48metres. Chinazom Amadi (6.38) was runner up ahead of Hope Idhe (6.05). Idhe went on to triumph in [...]

Morocco’s Arafi, El Kaam shine in 1500m as Djibouti’s Ibrahim sets records in Sollentuna Sweden

MOROCCO’S Rababe Arafi and Fouad El Kaam carried the day in women’s and men’s 1500m at the Folksam Grand Prix in Sollentuna Sweden on Thursday (25 June). Arafi emerged a clear winner in the women’s race in 4:09.44. El Kaam prevailed in the men’s contest in a season best of 3:35.58. Djibouti’s world junior 1500m [...]

South Africa’s Horn runs 11.16 in 100m as Egypt’s El Sayed threw 85.50m in javelin in Turku Finland

South Africa Carina Horn run their lifetime best to win their events at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku Finland on Thursday (26 June). Horn clocked 11.16 seconds to edged Ivory Coast’s Marie Josee ta Lou (11.24) in to second spot in women’s 100m. Horn’s time is also a meet record. Egypt’s Ihab Abdelrahman El [...]

Morocco’s Amine Laalou triumphs in Bilbao Spain

AMINE Laalou (Morocco) triumphed in 1500m at the Bilbao International meeting in northern Spain on Saturday night (20 June). Laalou prevailed in 3:38.08. Djibouti’s world junior silver medallist Abdi Waiss Mouhyadin was second in a life time best of 3:38.46. Moroccan Younis Essalhi prevailed in 3000m. While Ethiopians Buze Diriba and Zewdnesh Ayele triumphed in [...]

Keitany sets course record as Kiptis wins men’s race in Mattonic

MARY Keitany and Josphat Kiprop Kiptis carried the day in the women’s and men’s races at the Mattonic Olomouc Half marathon in the Czech Republic on Saturday (20 June). Mary Keitany clocked 1:06:38 to better the women’s course record by over two minutes. It is also the fourth quickest time in the world this year. [...]