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Nigeria: 'You're My Nigerian Sister', Meghan Tells Nigerian Athlete in Germany

All Africa News - September 14, 2023 - 05:59
[Daily Trust] The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle hugged a Nigerian Invictus Games athlete, Glory Essien, and described her as 'my Nigerian sister' in Germany on Tuesday.
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Kenya: Young Runner Purity Chepkirui Tipped for More Glory in Future Competitions

All Africa News - September 13, 2023 - 06:46
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The 2021 World Under 20 1500m champion Purity Chepkirui has been tipped for great things in the future after a successful stint in the junior ranks.
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Nigeria: Nigerian Man to Restart Attempt At Longest Marathon Reading Aloud

All Africa News - September 12, 2023 - 15:34
[Premium Times] Guinness World Records have been informed about the development, an official said.
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Kenya: Athletics Integrity Unit Bans 2022 Nairobi Marathon Winner Barsosio For Five Years

All Africa News - September 12, 2023 - 07:17
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has slapped Kenyan distance runner Agnes Jeruto Barsosio, the 2022 nairobi City Marathon winner, with a five-year ban for inconsistencies in her Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) following blood tests conducted on her in a nine-year period.
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Kenya: Peres Jepchirchir Edges Out Lokedi to Clinch Great North Half Run

All Africa News - September 12, 2023 - 06:50
[Capital FM] Manchester -- Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir showed her class, as she edged out compatriot, USA-based Sharon Lokedi to clinch the Great North Half Run in the United Kingdom.
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Tanzania: Tanzania's President Awards National Team 500m/ - for Reaching Afcon Finals

All Africa News - September 11, 2023 - 12:00
[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM After advancing into the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals, Taifa Stars are set to receive a 500m/- reward from President Samia Suluhu Hassan.
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Kenya: 'All I Ever Wanted Was a New Personal Best,' - Kenya's Ngetich Says After Breaking Women-Only World Record in Romania

All Africa News - September 11, 2023 - 07:45
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- World Cross Country bronze medalist Agnes Ngetich admits that setting a world record for the 10km was the last thing on her mind when she lined up at the start line at the Trunsylvania 10km in Romania on Sunday morning.
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Kenya: Mercurial Chepkoech Adds Second Career World Record to Her Name

All Africa News - September 11, 2023 - 06:48
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Beatrice Chepkoech earned a second World Record stripe to her name after setting a new 2,000m steeplechase world best at the Boris Hanzekovic Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting
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Kenya: Omanyala Wipes Off Budapest Disappointment With Commanding Victory in Zagreb

All Africa News - September 11, 2023 - 06:47
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Commonwealth Games champion Ferdinand Omanyala wiped off the disappointment of finishing seventh at the World Championships with an assured win at the Zagreb Continental Gold Tour on Sunday night.
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Kenya: Moraa Out of Brussels Diamond League As Kenyan Stars Descend in Belgium

All Africa News - September 8, 2023 - 16:59
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Recently crowned 800m World Champion Mary Moraa has announced she will not be competing in the Brussels leg of the Diamond League on Friday night, despite her name appearing on the start sheet.
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Botswana: Marobela Mini Marathon Saturday

All Africa News - September 8, 2023 - 15:18
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- To ignite a passion for athletics and bridge the sporting gap in northern Botswana, former athlete has organised the inaugural Marobela Mini Marathon set for Saturday.
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Kenya: Omanyala's Better Half Set Sights on Becoming Kenya's Trailblazing Long Jumper

All Africa News - September 4, 2023 - 10:13
[Capital FM] Miramas -- Julius Yego made sporting history as Kenya's first ever field medalist at World Championships in Beijing in 2015.
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Kenya: Yavi Beats Kenyan Contingent Again in Zurich as Kipsang Takes Fourth in 1500m

All Africa News - September 1, 2023 - 11:26
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenyan-turned Bahraini Winfred Mutile Yavi beat the Kenyan contingent once again, as she claimed victory at the Zurich leg of the Diamond League, just under a week after clinching the World Championship title in Budapest.
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Kenya: I Was Bitter With My World Championships Performance - Kimeli

All Africa News - September 1, 2023 - 11:18
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Nicholas Kimeli has admitted that he was bitter with his performance at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, but says he is working to rub it off his mind and focus on what's ahead.
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Kenya: Team Kenya Will Get Ample Preparations for Any Games, Legislator Wanyama Assures

All Africa News - August 31, 2023 - 06:37
[Capital FM] Budapest -- Team Kenya will in future assignments get more funding and ample preparations than ever before, legislator assured.
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Kenya: After World Champs in Budapest, Kenyan Stars Descend in Switzerland for Zurich Diamond League

All Africa News - August 31, 2023 - 06:35
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenyan athletics stars will descend in Zurich, Switzerland for the Zurich leg of the Diamond League, just days after the conclusion of the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
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Uganda: Uganda's Kiplangat Targets Paris 2024 Gold ...After Winning World Athletics Marathon

All Africa News - August 30, 2023 - 13:03
[Ghanaian Times] The aptly-named Victor Kiplangat of Uganda, Commonwealth marathon champion last year, became World Athletics Championships men's marathon champion on Saturday - and set his sights on an Olympic gold in Paris next year.
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Ethiopia: Ethiopian Athletics Team Will Receive Hero's Welcome Upon Return From Budapest

All Africa News - August 30, 2023 - 13:02
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- :Members of the Ethiopian athletes team who participated at the World Athletics Championship in Budapest, Hungary, will be warmly welcomed in Addis Ababa tomorrow, the Minister of Culture and Sport disclosed.
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Ethiopia: Ethiopia's Amane Beriso Wins Gold in Budapest Women's Marathon

All Africa News - August 30, 2023 - 12:50
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed congratulated Ethiopian athletes who claim gold and silver in the women's marathon at the World Athletics Championships Budapest 2023.
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Ethiopia: Hurrah for Ethiopian Athletes

All Africa News - August 30, 2023 - 12:43
[ENA] The Ethiopian athletics squad which participated at the 19th World Athletics Championships and registered impressive results was accorded a warm welcome upon arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. A mammoth reception ceremony that was organized at Bole International Airport to welcome the athletes was wonderful indeed. Government officials and members of the sports community and residents of Addis Ababa and families of the athletes accorded a heartwarming welcome to the Ethiopian athletes
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