Kipchoge, Cherono triumph in world leading times in Berlin

KENYANS Eliud Kipchoge and Gladys Cherono triumphed at the BMW Berlin Marathon in the German capital on Sunday (27 September). Kipchoge won the men’s race in a personal best and the world’s quickest time this year of 2:04.00. He further improves the world’s quickest time in the event this year. Kipchoge’s 2:04:42 winning time at [...]

Jamaican Fraser-Pryce in promoting athletics among Namibia’s youth

Jamaican 100m and 200m women’s Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is in Namibia to promote athletics among youngsters. Faser-Pryce arrived in the Namibian capital Windhoek on Tuesday (22 September) at the start of an eight day visit. She is set to interact with various communities around the country to inspire young athletes. Her visit is expected [...]

Chesang makes history as Uganda dominate World mountain running champs

Ugandans Stella Chesang and Fred Musobo triumphed in the women’s and men’s races at the World Mountain Running Championship in the Betws-y-Coed in northern Wales in Britain last Saturday (19 September). Chesang is the first African to win the women’s race at this annual event ever since it started in 1985. She completed the 8.9km [...]

Ochichi sets marathon course record in Cape Town

ISABELLA Ochichi of Kenya secured her first win in 42.2 km when she triumphed at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in South Africa on Sunday (20 September). Ochichi’s winning time of 2:30:20, is a personal best. She improves from 2:31.38 run during her marathon debut in Amsterdam Netherlands two years ago. What’s more in Cape [...]

Egypt’s El Sayed, Kenya 4x400m in championship records, Dongmo Cameroon record,Nigeria top medal table-Day Five AAG

Eritrean world half marathon record holder Zersaney Tadessa triumphed on the final day of athletics at the All African Games in Brazzaville Republic of Congo on Thursday (17 September). Tadessa covered the distance in 1:03:11. While Mamitu Deska lead Worknesh Degefa and Yebergal Melese in a 1-2-3 Ethiopian medal podium sweep in the women race. [...]