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#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 performance …

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 / …

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> …

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 …

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

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In Pictures: African athletes at Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Day 3 –...<p>Photo gallery of African athletes on day 3 of athletics competition at the 2016 …

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 …

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 …

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Rio 2016: Kipruto claims Olympic Steeple gold – AthleticsAfrica<p>Kenya’s Conseslus Kipruto ran an Olympic record of 8:03.28 to win Kenya’s ninth …

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> …

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> …

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> …

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> …

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> …

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News Feed<p>‪#‎Rio2016‬ ‪#‎Athletics‬ Women's 200m Round 1 Heat 7: ‪#‎BUL‬<br>Ivet Lalova-Collio wins in 22.61; ‪#‎AUS‬ Ella Nelson takes 2nd in 22.66 to …

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

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+3<p>IAAF: Rio 2016 women's 100m<p>Elaine Thompson ended the eight-year Olympic reign of her training partner and compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in a …

With his fourth round jump, #RSA Luvo Manyonga now leads the men's Long Jump final with 8.28m #Athletics #Rio2016 https://t.co/nUrlp7DTWC

Ayana shatters 10,000m World Record at Rio 2016 – AthleticsAfrica

Ayana shatters 10,000m World Record at Rio 2016 Olympics<p>By<p>( @ athleticsafrica) on August 12, 2016 at 7:44 pm<p><b>Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana smashed the world</b> …

ICYMI: Etenesh Diro #ETH overcame loss of shoe to finish in 9:34.70. Qualify 👉🏽3000m SC Final 👏🏿#Athletics #Rio2016 https://t.co/NAnB78JiZM

Mercy Ntia-Obong - Nigeria 200m - Bydgoszcz 2016

Kenya's Willy Kiplimo Tarbei - 800m Men Round 1 - Bydgoszcz 2016

Karabo Sibanda - Men's 400m Bronze - Bydgoszcz 2016

Oluwatobiloba Amusan (Nigeria) - 100m Hurdles Round 1 - Bydgoszcz 2016