Moroccans Sigueni, Talib shine as Souleiman wins and Jobodwana tops standing in Stockholm-IAAF Diamond League

HICHAM Sigueni and Brahim Taleb clinched a 1-2 Moroccan triumph in men’s 3000m steeplechase at the IAAF Diamond League in Stockholm Sweden on Thursday night (30 July). In a thrilling photo finish Sigueni clocked 8:16.54 to the more experienced Taleb’s 8.16:56. Kenyan Hillary Kipsang Yego placed third. Sigueni improved his lifetime best from 8:21.78 run [...]

Couto, Ogoegbunam triumph convincingly in Warri-CAA Grand Prix Warri Relays

KURT Couto (Mozambique) and Nigerian Amaka Ogoegbunam triumphed convincingly at the Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA) Warri Relays meet in Warri Delta State Nigeria on Saturday (25 July). A bronze medallist at the 2011 All African Games in Maputo, Couto won men’s 400m hurdles in 50.43 signalling he is on the comeback trail after being [...]

Conseslus Kipruto steps out of the shadow on Day Two in London-IAAF Diamond League

KENYA’S former world junior 3000m steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto stepped out of the shadow to triumph at the IAAF Diamond League in London Britain on Saturday (25 July). Kipruto made his mark when he edged his compatriot Jairus Kipchoge Birech to win the 3000m steeplechase. He stopped the clocked at 8:09.87 to Birech’s 8:09.81 and [...]

Farah, El Goumri run PBs in London-IAAF Diamond League Day One

SOMALIA-BORN Mohamed Farah of Britain stole the limelight on Day One at the IAAF Diamond League in London Britain on Friday (24 July). Farah won men’s 3000m in a personal best of 7:34.66. What’s more he ran the world’s quickest time for the event this year. The previous mark was 7:35.12 by Kenyan Caleb Mwangangi [...]

Gebremeskel, Ogoegbunam sparkle at KBC Night of Athletics in Huesden

DEJEN Gebremeskel (triumphed in 5000m at the KBC night of Athletics meet in Huesden Belgium on Saturday (18 July). The Olympic silver medallist completed the 5000m in 13:05.38. Gebremeskel set a quick pace upfront, that it pulled more than ten athletes to run their lifetime bests in the event. Morocco’s Fouad El Kaam, Kenyans Nicholas [...]