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Yego headlines Javelin at Athletix Grand Prix in Paarl – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Kenya’s 2015 World Javelin throw champion and 2016 Olympic Games silver medallist, Julius Yego, has been added to the growing list of global</b> …

Track & Field

Bamidele, Okon-George shine at Athletics Nigeria CWG 2018 Trials –...

<b>Patience Okon-George and Emmanuel Bamidele were the stellar performers at the 2018 Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Commonwealth Games Trials,</b> …

Track & Field

Obiri leads Team Kenya to Birmingham 2018 – IAAF WIC – AthleticsAfrica

<b>The 2012 World Indoor 3000m champion, Hellen Onsando Obiri, will lead a seven-member Kenyan team to the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships from 1-4</b> …

Athletics

Aga, Yimer to lead Ethiopian team to Valencia 2018 – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Jemal Yimer and Ruti Aga, Ethiopia’s fastest man and woman over 13.1 miles in 2018, will headline the Ethiopian team to the 2018 IAAF World Half</b> …

Marathons

Kenya selects strong squad for Gold Coast 2018 – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Athletics Kenya (AK) has selected a strong team with a good blend of youth and experience for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games after the Kenyan</b> …

Athletics

#SouthAfrica: @2OceansMarathon champion #LungileGongqa won the 2018 Cape Peninsula Marathon on Sunday morning in 2:21:58. Cape Town veteran Ulrica Stander outlasted her KPMG teammate from Johannesburg, @ReneKalmer, to defend her title in the women’s competition. https://t.co/xOY57qfwb4

#GC2018: @athletics_kenya name strong Kenyan team for the @GC2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. TEAM #KENYA: 🇰🇪 Women 20km Walk Grace Wanjiru Linda Waweru Men 20km Walk Samuel Gathimba Women 10,000m Sandrafelis Chebet Stacy Ndiwa (📸/The Nation) #TeamKenya https://t.co/GRZGb685k4

More runners added to The Carthage Race 2018 field – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Top marathon runners from over 30 nations are expected on the starting line for the 4th edition of The Carthage Race 2018 International Marathon on</b> …

Marathons

PUMA signs as new partner of Athletix Grand Prix Series – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Athletics South Africa (ASA) in conjunction with Stillwater Sports have unveiled PUMA South Africa as the official footwear and apparel partner of</b> …

Track & Field

South Africa name strong team for Valencia 2018 WHM – AthleticsAfrica

<b>A 10-member national team has been named by the Athletics South Africa for the IAAF World Half-Marathon Championships in Valencia, Spain on 24 March,</b> …

Marathons

Semenya tackles rarely run 1000m at Athletix GP Tshwane – AthleticsAfrica

<b>South Africa’s double Olympic and triple World Champion, Caster Semenya will compete in the women’s 1000m, a rarely run event on the track, at the</b> …

Athletics

Manyonga, Scott-Efurd, Mokaleng and Horn smash SA records – AthleticsAfrica

<b>World champion Luvo Manyonga betters his own SA indoor record in long jump, Dominique Scott-Efurd broke another national indoor record, while Derrick</b> …

Athletics

AthleticsAfrica

#Kenya: Geoffrey @GKamworor cruised to a third senior men's 10km Lotto/Athletics Kenya National Cross Country Championships title at Uhuru Gardens on …

#Kenya-born French citizen Abraham Kiprotich takes the men’s race at the 3rd Access Bank #LagosCityMarathon in 2:15:04 this morning in Lagos, Nigeria. Ilya Pam was the first #Nigerian through the finish in 2:27. Full Results later... #LagosCityMarathon2018 https://t.co/rVarX0QxbP

IOC: It’s time for Africa to host Olympic Games – AthleticsAfrica

<b>The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved plans to target African National Olympic Committees (NOCs) as potential host cities of the</b> …

Gymnastics

Makwala kickstarts season at Athletix Grand Prix Johannesburg – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Botswana’s Isaac Makwala has been invited to compete at the maiden Athletix Grand Prix Series at the Ruimsig Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa on 1</b> …

Track & Field

Defending champions Barega and Degefa face tough opposition at Cinque Mulini

Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega and Beyenu Degefa will return to the Cinque Mulini in San Vittore Olona to defend their titles at the IAAF Cross Country …

Athletics

Gatlin signs up for Athletix Grand Prix Series 2018 – AthleticsAfrica

<b>World champion Justin Gatlin, who owns three world sprint titles including an Olympic title, has joined the list of world class athletes who will</b> …

Athletics

Manyonga debuts 2018 with South African indoor record – AthleticsAfrica

<b>South African long jumper, Luvo Manyonga, kicked off his 2018 season with a national record performance at the Meeting Paris Indoor on Wednesday</b> …

Track & Field

IOC’s ‘The New Norm’, a games changer for host cities – AthleticsAfrica

<b>“The New Norm”, an ambitious set of 118 reforms that reimagines how the Olympic Games are delivered, has been presented to the membership of the</b> …

Track & Field

Cheptegei added to Athletix Grand Prix Series lineup – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei, the 2017 IAAF World championships 10,000m silver medallist, is the first big name announced to compete at the inaugural</b> …

Track & Field

🚨🚨🚨The #TexasTech men have received their highest ranking in program history!!!!🚨🚨🚨 #WreckEm https://t.co/w7ZeVJ53BB

South Africa selects 20 for 2018 African Cross Country – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Athletics South Africa (ASA) have unveiled a 20-member national team for the CAA African Cross Country Championships to be held in Chlef, Algeria on</b> …

South Africa

Scott-Efurd lowers South African indoor 3000m record – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Dominique Scott-Efurd set a new indoor record and Desmond Mokgobu broke new ground in the marathon, as South African athletes begin their busy 2018</b> …

Athletics

Dibaba powers to world-leading 1500m time in Karlsruhe – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba clocked a world-leading time to win the women’s 1,500m at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe, the first meeting of the IAAF World</b> …

Track & Field

Sprinters power Nigerian bobsled team to Pyeongchang 2018 – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Nigerian women’s bobsleigh and skeleton team will make a historic appearance at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea next month with</b> …

Simbine opens 2018 season at Athletix Grand Prix Tshwane – AthleticsAfrica

<b>South African Akani Simbine will start his 2018 season at the second of the three Athletix Grand Prix Meetings at the Bestmed Tuks Stadium in Tshwane</b> …

Track & Field

Birmingham 2018 on course to be biggest ever IAAF WIC – AthleticsAfrica

<b>With a total of 767 athletes – 429 men and 338 women – from 154 federations set to compete at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018,</b> …

Track & Field

SASCOC name Team SA for Commonwealth Games 2018 – AthleticsAfrica

<b>SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) have named a 169-member team, including 13 athletes and 8 para-athletes, to represent South</b> …

Gymnastics