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Skhosana re-elected as Athletics South Africa president – AthleticsAfrica

By<p>( @ Yommie_ATAF) on October 27, 2016 at 9:21 pm<p><b>Aleck Skhosana and his entire Athletics South Africa (ASA) board have been re-elected for another</b> …

South Africa

Athletics South Africa hold successful Quadrennial General Meeting. –...

By<p>( @ AthleticsSA_) on October 27, 2016 at 8:50 pm<p><b>Athletics South Africa held a successful and peaceful Quadrennial General Meeting at the Garden</b> …

South Africa

Bekele beats Kipsang at 2016 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON – AthleticsAfrica

By<p>( @ athleticsafrica) on September 26, 2016 at 1:27 pm<p><b>Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele established himself as the second fastest marathon runner ever,</b> …

Berlin

#Kenya lost #RuthJebet at 17. Today at 19, the Olympic Champion broke the 3000m Steeplechase World Record in 8:52.78 https://t.co/R8BDzmHflg

Jebet steeplechase world record paris

Ruth Jebet broke Gulnara Galinka’s eight-year-old world record to win the women’s 3000m steeplechase on a night of eye-catching distance performances …

France

Congratulations @EliudKipchoge of #Kenya, the #Rio2016 #Olympics men's marathon champion. #KEN #Athletics https://t.co/mPmEufi4qH

Congrats @JuliusYegoKE on the #Silver medal, despite the ✈️ tickets drama that almost scuttle your #Rio2016 dreams. https://t.co/IDVHe9qwJ5

In Pictures: African athletes at Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Day 6 and 7 –...

Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya on his way to winning the men's 3000m Steeplechase Final on day 6 of Athletics competition at the Rio 2016 Olympics / …

Africa

Viljoen wins Javelin silver medal at Rio 2016 Olympics – AthleticsAfrica

Sunette Viljoen wins Javelin Silver at Rio 2016 Olympics<p>By<p>on August 19, 2016 at 10:52 pm<p><b>South Africa’s Sunette Viljoen produced the performance of</b> …

Olympics

In Pictures: African athletes at Rio 2016 Olympics – Day 4/5 – AthleticsAfrica

The men's 3000m Steeplechase semi-finals on day 4 at the Rio 2016 Olympics / Photo credit: Norman Katende<p>World record-holder in women's 10000m Almaz …

Africa

It's 4th for Franck Elemba of #CGO in Shot Put, but a NATIONAL RECORD - 21.20m will console him #Athletics #Rio2016 https://t.co/VRZLzHO1Wb

AthleticsAfrica - Sara Kolak #CRO moves into the lead with...

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In Pictures: African athletes at Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Day 3 –...

Women's marathon final on day 3 at the Rio 2016 Olympics / Photo credit: Norman Katende<p>Nyakisi Adero of Uganda, who finished 68th in 2:42.39, during …

Olympics

In Pictures: African athletes at Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Day 2 –...

Paul Kipngetich Tanui of Kenya and Ethiopian Demelash after the men's 10,000 Final on day 2 at the Rio 2016 Olympics / Photo credit: Norman …

Olympics

AthleticsAfrica - RECORD ALERT: Boniface Tumuti smashed...

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Nigeria set for Beijing 2008 medal upgrade after IOC sanctions Russia –...

By<p>( @ Yommie_ATAF) on August 17, 2016 at 8:22 am<p>‪<b>Nigeria women are to be upgraded to Olympic Games Beijing 2008 4x100m relay ‪‎silver‬ medal after</b> …

Beijing

Rio 2016: Kipruto claims Olympic Steeple gold – AthleticsAfrica

By<p>( @ athleticsafrica) on August 18, 2016 at 5:06 am<p><b>Conseslus Kipruto ran an Olympic record of 8:03.28 to win Kenya’s ninth consecutive gold medal in</b> …

Olympics

Rio 2016: Wayde Van Niekerk smashes 400m World Record – AthleticsAfrica

By<p>( @ athleticsafrica) on August 15, 2016 at 8:05 am<p><b>South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk smashed the world 400m record in Rio on Sunday night setting the</b> …

World Records

Rio 2016: Sumgong claims first Olympic marathon gold for Kenya – AthleticsAfrica

By<p>( @ athleticsafrica) on August 14, 2016 at 6:23 pm<p><b>Jemima Sumgong became the first Kenyan woman to win the Olympics marathon title at the Rio 2016</b> …

Olympics

Manyonga lands long jump silver at Rio 2016 – AthleticsAfrica

By<p>( @ AthleticsSA_) on August 14, 2016 at 5:01 am<p><b>South African Luvo Manyonga soared to a lifetime best jump of 8.37m on Saturday to bag South</b> …

South Africa

AthleticsAfrica - Timeline

Over-dependence on state funding identified as key reason for Kenyan corruption allegations at Rio 2016<p>A report into the debacle concerning Kenya’s …

2 WORLD RECORDS so far in #Athletics competition at #Rio2016 & both by African athletes @AlmazAyana & @WaydeDreamer https://t.co/1zEZxVjt92

AthleticsAfrica - Timeline

+3<p>Over-dependence on state funding identified as key reason for Kenyan corruption allegations at Rio 2016<p>A report into the debacle concerning Kenya’s …