African Athletics Magazine

By Athletics Africa | Get the latest news, and top track & field stories, results, event information, videos, interviews & analysis from Africa.

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> …

Olympics

Semenya nominated for Laureus World Sports Award – AthleticsAfrica

<b>South Africa’s golden girl, Caster Semenya, has been nominated for the Laureus World Sports Woman of the Year award to be held in Monaco on 27</b> …

Olympics

After London success, Kirui aiming for further marathon greatness

As reigning IAAF World Championship marathon gold medallist and Boston Marathon champion, Geoffrey Kirui is currently riding high as one of the …

Marathons

Birmingham 2018: Medals unveiled to mark 50 days to go – AthleticsAfrica

<b>With 50 days to go until the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, the organisers of the event, have unveiled the medals that will be</b> …

Olympics

Kitur, Deksisa set for 2018 Tata Mumbai Marathon – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Defending women’s champion Bornes Kitur from Kenya returns, while Ethiopian Solomon Deksisa heads men’s field to the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018 on</b> …

Marathons

2nd AFN Golden League 2018 moves to Port Harcourt – AthleticsAfrica

<b>The 2nd leg of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Golden League meeting, which was originally scheduled to hold in Lagos from 26-27 January 2018,</b> …

Track & Field

ASA launches Athletix Grand Prix Series for 2018 – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Athletics South Africa (ASA) has launched the ASA Athletix Grand Prix Series in which a total prize incentive of R1 365 000.00 (US$ 110,000) will be</b> …

Track & Field

2018 – new year, new direction – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Happy new year and welcome to 2018 – the Commonwealth Games year – from all of us here at AthleticsAfrica.com.</b><p>We would like to wish you all — our …

Track & Field

Happy New Year to you all. Wishing y’all a blessed and more prosperous 2018. #happynewyear 2018 #athleticsafrica https://t.co/ZvonXGptO2

Bekele finishes 2017 with course record at the TSK25K – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Ethiopian running icon Kenenisa Bekele fell short of his target of running a 25km personal best at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K but he still dominated</b> …

Track & Field

Anna Botha named 2017 World’s best coach – AthleticsAfrica

<b>South Africa based Namibian sprint coach Tannie Anna Botha received the prestigious Coaching Achievement Award at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017,</b> …

Olympics

Legese, Ayana shine at 2017 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Ethiopian runners Berhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana took the honours at the 13th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon – and the 10th anniversary of</b> …

Olympics

Jepkosgei breaks world half marathon record in Valencia – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei kept her stellar 2017 momentum alive at the Valencia Trinidad Alfonso Half Marathon, taking one second off her own world</b> …

Marathons

Kipchoge and Keitany voted AIMS Marathon Runners of 2017 – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany are officially the top marathon runners of 2017. The Kenyans were announced as the winners of the AIMS Best Marathon</b> …

Marathons

Gelant and Molotsane win ASA 10km titles in Mbombela – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Elroy Gelant and Kesa Molotsane were the star performers in Mbombela on Saturday, earning the national men’s and women’s titles respectively, at the</b> …

Track & Field

Paul Tergat elected as President of NOC Kenya – AthleticsAfrica

<b>World Cross country legend Paul Tergat has been elected unopposed as the President of Kenya’s National Olympic Committee (NOCK). Although unopposed,</b> …

Track & Field

Shange shatters South African 10km Walk record – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Lebogang Shange smashed his South African record in the 10km Walk on Monday, at the Around Taihu Multi-day International Race Walking Competition in</b> …

Track & Field

Kipchoge wins 2017 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON in 2:03:32 – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Eliud Kipchoge confirmed his position as the world’s number one marathon runner by taking a dramatic win in the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON.</b><p>The Kenyan …

Marathons

Jepkosgei sets world 10km record at Prague Grand Prix – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei broke the world 10km record – dipping under 30 minutes – at the Birell Prague Grand Prix, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race,</b> …

Track & Field

Semenya sets new World 600m best time in Berlin – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Olympic and World Champion Caster Semenya delivered a remarkable performance on Sunday to set a new world best over the 600m distance at the</b> …

Olympics

Muktar Edris ends Mo Farah’s reign – London 2017 – AthleticsAfrica

<b>Ethiopia’s Muktar Edris ended Britain’s Mohammed Farah winning streak in the men’s 5000m and 10,000m at major championships in grand style at the</b> …

Olympics

#tbt #TeamGhana in competition in 2017. Wishing y’all a better, stronger and healthier 2018 season. #throwback #bestof2017✨ #ghana #london2017 #athleticsafrica #athletics #africa #2018 #throwbackthursday #lasttbtof2017 #trackandfield (📸 credit: @Yommie_ATAF) https://t.co/1yQ2gbvwMn

#tbt #Nigerian 🇳🇬athletes in competition in 2017. Wishing y’all a better, stronger and healthier 2018 season. #endofyear #throwback #bestof2017✨ ———- #athleticsafrica #bestof2017 #africa #2018loading #tbt #throwbackthursday #lasttbtof2017 (📸 credit: @Yommie_ATAF) https://t.co/oCkvYDOhOj

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Thank you for sticking with us throughout the year 2017. May all your endeavours in 2018 be met with great success and prosperity. Season’s greetings and best wishes for the New Year. From all of us at @athleticsafrica 🎄 #merrychristmas #happyholidays #athleticsafrica https://t.co/YMlhooXMjI

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 100m at the 2017 Muller Birmingham …