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Angola: Athletics - São Silvestre De Luanda Pedestrian Race With 2,500 Applications

All Africa News - December 28, 2023 - 13:54
[ANGOP] Luanda -- About 2,500 national and foreign athletes are registered for the 67th edition of the traditional end-of-year pedestrian race, called São Silvestre, to be held in several streets of Luanda, Angola's capital city.
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Kenya: Government to Invest Sh192 Million in 42 Athletics Camps - CS Ababu

All Africa News - December 27, 2023 - 07:22
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba has revealed that the government has rolled out a financial package of Sh192mn to finance the setting up of 42 athletics camps across the country.
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Rwanda: Kigalians Gear Up for Christmas Night Run

All Africa News - December 20, 2023 - 07:53
[New Times] It's Christmas Night Run! Make sure you lace up your running shoes and embrace the festive spirit ahead of the special Night Run slated for Friday, December 22.
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Kenya: Athletes Bag Medals, Cash Prizes at Inaugural Mwale City Marathon

All Africa News - December 20, 2023 - 05:21
[Capital FM] Kakamega -- More than 50 medals were won in five different race categories at the inaugural Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC) marathon which attracted thousands of athletes and spectators from Kenya and globally.
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Kenya: Former World Record Holder Brigid Kosgei Caps Off Disappointing Year With Huge Win At Abu Dhabi Marathon

All Africa News - December 18, 2023 - 07:43
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Former world record holder for the women's marathon, Brigid Kosgei, clocked an impressive 2:19:15 to win the Abu Dhabi Marathon in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday.
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Kenya: Kenya's Daniel Simiu Breaks Course Record in India

All Africa News - December 18, 2023 - 06:15
[Capital FM] Kolkata -- Daniel Ebenyo set a new course record to win at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, a World Athletics Elite Label road race, on Sunday, achieving the fastest 25km performances of all time.
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Ethiopia: Anti-Doping Authority Ramps Up Testing for Paris Bound Athletes

All Africa News - December 16, 2023 - 07:59
[Reporter] Ethiopia's anti-doping efforts are kicking into high gear earlier than expected as the country looks to curb violations and ensure integrity at the 2024 Summer Games in Paris.
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Kenya: Ruto Honors Faith Kipyegon With Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart

All Africa News - December 13, 2023 - 05:33
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President William Ruto on Tuesday conferred the rank and status of Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) on world-beating athlete Faith Kipyegon for breaking two world records in a year.
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Kenya: World Record Holders Kiptum and Kipyegon Crowned Athletes of the Year As Kenyans Dominate Annual Awards in Monaco

All Africa News - December 12, 2023 - 08:02
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The world record holder for the men's marathon, Kelvin Kiptum and double world record holder Faith Kipyegon have been named as the athletes of the year in the male and female categories at the annual World Athletics gala in Monaco on Monday evening.
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Kenya: Muneria Wins Malaga Marathon in Spain as Kenyans Rule Road Races in Busy Weekend for Athletics

All Africa News - December 12, 2023 - 06:57
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The 2016 Africa Cross Country bronze medalist Charles Muneria clocked a personal best of 2:08:54 to win the Malaga Marathon on Sunday as part of what was a plentiful harvest for Kenyans in various road races across the globe.
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Rwanda: Mutabazi, Imanizabayo Win National Cross-Country Championship

All Africa News - December 4, 2023 - 07:29
[New Times] Middle distance runners Emmanuel Mutabazi and Emelyne Imanizabayo on Saturday struck gold to win the 2023 national Cross Country athletics championship held at IPRC-Kigali.
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Kenya: Govt Announces Financial Literacy Programme for Athletes

All Africa News - December 3, 2023 - 08:16
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The government has unveiled plans to provide financial literacy education to sports stars in the country.
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Africa: Elite Kenyan Marathoner Championing Battle Against Gender-Based Violence

All Africa News - November 29, 2023 - 07:42
[Africa Renewal] Viola Cheptoo founded Tirop's Angels foundation in memory of fellow athlete Agnes Tirop
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Kenya: Food On the Agenda As NOCK Continue Preparations for Team Kenya in France Ahead of Paris Olympics

All Africa News - November 27, 2023 - 09:20
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- National Olympics Committee of Kenya (NOCK) secretary general Francis Mutuku says they will be burning the midnight oil to ensure Team Kenya have access to a balanced diet at their pre-Olympics training camp in the city of Miramas ahead of next year's Paris Olympics in France.
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Kenya: Why Kenyan Athlete Refused B Sample Analysis After Positive Test for Doping

All Africa News - November 27, 2023 - 06:47
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenyan athlete, Esther Birundu Borura, who was on Thursday slapped with a three-year ban for doping, turned down the opportunity for a second analysis of her urine sample because she had intentionally consumed the prohibited substance norandrosterone.
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Kenya: Why Africa's Fastest Sprinter Will Not Be Competing in Many Local Races as Opposed to Previous Seasons

All Africa News - November 24, 2023 - 13:03
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The African record holder for the men's 100m, Ferdinand Omanyala, reveals that he will not be competing in many local races in the new season as he sets sights on international competitions.
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Ethiopia: Thousands Gather for Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa

All Africa News - November 19, 2023 - 12:50
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Tens of thousands of people have gathered at Meskel Square in Addis Ababa today for the 10-kilometre Great Ethiopian Run, the largest road race in Africa.
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Nigeria: MTN Champs Athletics Tournaments Designed for Great Success - Official

All Africa News - November 10, 2023 - 10:10
[Premium Times] The championship is in three age categories: cadets (under-14), youths (under-17), and juniors (under-20), and scheduled for two venues in Ibadan.
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Uganda: 'Sports Must Go With Discipline' - President Museveni Tips Athletes

All Africa News - November 9, 2023 - 14:36
[Nile Post] President Yoweri Museveni has advised athletes that they must be disciplined if they want to go far with their sports careers.
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Kenya: Kenya's Daniel Simiu Makes Final Shortlist for World Athletics Award

All Africa News - November 7, 2023 - 18:10
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya's 10,000m world silver medalist Daniel Simiu Ebenyo has made the final shortlist for the International Fair Play Award at this year's World Athletics Awards set to be staged in December.
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