African Athletics Magazine

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Kenya eyes 2023 IAAF World Championships – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Kenya is to launch a bid to host the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in 2023 after successfully staging two other global competitions in the</b> …

Alemu, Seyaum, Amos claim victories in Birmingham – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Ethiopians Habitam Alemu and Dawit Seyaum won the women’s 800m and 1500m respectively, while Botswana’s Nijel Amos took the men’s 800m at the 2017</b> …

Isaac Makwala (Botswana) – Muller Birmingham Grand Prix 2017 – AthleticsAfrica

Watch the video interview with Botswana’s Isaac Makwala after he finished in fourth place in men’s 200m at the 2017 Muller Birmingham Grand Prix – …

Marie-Josee Ta Lou (CIV) – IAAF Diamond League Birmingham 2017 – AthleticsAfrica

Watch the video interview with Marie-Josee Ta Lou (Côte D’Ivoire) after she finished second (10.97) in the women’s 200m at the 2017 Muller Birmingham …

Day 9 – IAAF World Championships London 2017 – AthleticsAfrica

As it happens…Live Blog of the NINTH day of action at the 2017 IAAF World Championships inside the London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, …

Lindsay Lindley (Nigeria) 100m Hurdles - London 2017 IAAF World Championships

Up close with Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor (NGR) at London 2017 - IAAF World Championships

We just fnished a very interesting interview with the #Ghana's 🇬🇭women's 4x100m team. 😒the problem in #Africa athletics is continent wide. https://t.co/TN5shBWsEn

Good morning #Africa!!! About last night... @majo10s70 🇮🇪takes home another silver,🥈this time in the women's 200m. #London2017 #iaafworlds https://t.co/UVhCSsqwbR

Day 8 – IAAF World Championships London 2017 – AthleticsAfrica

As it happens…Live Blog of the EIGHTH day of action at the 2017 IAAF World Championships inside the London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, …

Once I make the Final, we'd see what happens - Asbel Kiprop (Kenya) - 1500m Men - London 2017

I am in good shape, everything is possible in Final - Francine Niyonsaba (Burundi) 800m London 2017

African Voices – London 2017 IAAF World Championships – AthleticsAfrica

<b>African Voices – Viewpoints, interviews and sound-bites from top African athletes competing at the London 2017 IAAF World Championships – Live from</b> …

I will never try and fill Bolt’s or Johnson’s shoes – Wayde van Niekerk –...

<b>World 400m record-holder, Wayde van Niekerk, says he is building his own “image and brand” and doesn’t want to be tagged as the successor to track</b> …

IAAF throws out Dutch protests against Ronald Musagala – AthleticsAfrica

<b>The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has thrown out the appeal for disqualification of Ugandan athlete Ronald Musagala</b> …

World 400m champion @WaydeDreamer 🇿🇦is not too pleased that Isaac #Makwala brought him into the fray in his fight with the IAAF. #London2017 https://t.co/2UIHFPKMDz

Day 6 – IAAF World Championships London 2017 – AthleticsAfrica

Live Blog of day six of action at the 2017 IAAF World Championships inside the London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford – London.

"No Words" ~ World Women's 400m Silver🥈Salwa Eid Naser (#Bahrain) have nothing to say to new @AthleticNigeria Board. #London2017 #IAAFWorlds https://t.co/EIVjmuUPxY

RESULTS: 5000m Women Heat 1 1) Hellen Obiri (KEN) 14:56.70 Q 2) Almaz Ayana (ETH) 14:57.06 Q 3) Senbere Teferi (ETH) 14:57.23 Q #London2017 https://t.co/1whIqktBhg

Rudisha to lead strong Kenyan team to London 2017 – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Athletics Kenya (AK) have confirmed that Kenyan superstar athlete David Lekuta Rudisha will defend his men’s 800m title at the IAAF World</b> …

Gusau takes over as Athletics Nigeria President – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Alhaji Ibrahim Shehu Gusau has been sworn in as the president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) after his election on June 13, 2017 was</b> …

Athletics

South Africa names final London 2017 team – AthleticsAfrica

<b>A 24-member national team has been announced by Athletics South Africa for the IAAF World Championships in London, England to be held from 4-13</b> …

Olympics

RACE VIDEO: 400m Men – Monaco 2017 IAAF Diamond League – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Watch Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk from South Africa edge out Botswana’s Isaac Makwala 43.73 to 43.84 to win the men’s 400m at the Meeting</b> …

RACE VIDEO: 800m Women – Monaco 2017 IAAF Diamond League – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Watch South Africa’s Caster Semenya blitz to an amazing 1:55.27 to win the women’s 800m race at the 2017 Meeting Herculis, IAAF Diamond League in</b> …

Nwanaga shatters Nigerian Javelin record in Ozoro – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Nigerian Kelechi Nwanaga broke her 15-year-old national record with a 58.15m throw to win the women’s Javelin event at the 2017 Warri Relays & CAA</b> …

FACES OF NAIROBI #wu18nairobi2017 https://t.co/5FKXQEhUpz

Athletes set for 2017 Warri Relays and CAA Grand Prix – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Warri, Ozoro, Ugheli and its environs are already bubbling as athletes are already trooping in into Delta State for the 2017 Warri Relays and CAA</b> …

Auto Racing

Sokwakhana Zazini 400m hurdles South Africa

If you are ever given the unenviable task of racing against Sokwakhana Zazini, you need to know three things: he's got as much respect for you as you …

Next on track!!! It's @usainbolt Shhhhhhhh @MeetingHerculis #MonacoDL 💎 https://t.co/yul1mxSTtV