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2022 Commonwealth Games: British High Commissioner receives Nigerian Athletes

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 23, 2022 - 01:12
British High Commissioner, Catriona Laing, hosted a farewell reception for Birmingham Commonwealth Games bound Nigerian athletes, alongside the Minister of Sports and the President of the Nigerian Olympic Committee in Abuja.
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Fahnbulleh raises the bar for Liberian sprints, despite missing 200m podium in Oregon

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 22, 2022 - 19:09
Liberia's Joseph Fahnbulleh finishes just off the podium, clocking 19.84 secs, in the men's 200 metres final at World Athletics Championships Oregon22 on Thursday.
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Lyles defends 200m title, Jackson trumps Fraser-Pryce

News 24 - July 22, 2022 - 12:05
Noah Lyles defended his world 200m title in electric fashion in a second US sprint cleansweep on Thursday, while Shericka Jackson thwarted Jamaican teammate Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's bid for a sprint double in the women's race.
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Getachew shatters Ethiopian record for World Steeplechase silver in Oregon

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 21, 2022 - 17:14
Werkuha Getachew sets an Ethiopian record for silver while her compatriot Mekides Abebe took bronze as Kenyan-born Norah Jeruto set a World Championships record en route to winning the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase gold at the World Athletics Championships, Oregon22 on Wednesday.
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South Africa: Confident Wayde Van Niekerk Makes World Champs 400m Final

All Africa News - July 21, 2022 - 14:40
[Daily Maverick] Five years of injury and setbacks have plagued his career since the 2017 triumph in London, which included elimination at the semi-final stage at Tokyo 2020 (held in 2021). But the world record holder has just qualified for Friday's 400m World Championship final in Eugene, Oregon.
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Wayde van Niekerk books first 400m final in 5 years at World Champs

News 24 - July 21, 2022 - 11:35
South African Olympic medallist Wayde van Niekerk has qualified for his first final since 2017 as he eased into the 400m final at the World Athletics Championship in Oregon.
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Semenya falls well short in bold bid at world 5 000m: 'I am learning'

News 24 - July 21, 2022 - 11:35
Caster Semenya's first appearance in a world championships in five years on Wednesday saw the controversy-mired South African fail to qualify for the women's 5000m finals.
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Semenya welcome at world champs, says World Athletics chief Coe

News 24 - July 21, 2022 - 11:35
Caster Semenya, who will make her first appearance in a world championships in five years when she competes in the women's 5000m in Eugene, has every right to be there, World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said.
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Liberia: Liberia - Fahnbulleh, First Liberian Finalist At World Athletics Championship

All Africa News - July 21, 2022 - 11:33
[Observer] Joseph Fahnbulleh made history at the ongoing world athletics championships on Tuesday after advancing to the final of the men's 200m.
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South Africa: What's Happening In South African News - July 21, 2022

All Africa News - July 21, 2022 - 10:04
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Kenya: Miscalculations Costed Us! Says Kipsang After Kenya Surrendered World Title

All Africa News - July 20, 2022 - 09:40
[Capital FM] Eugene -- Just as he predicted, it ended up to be a fast race where a World Lead was set, but Timothy Cheruiyot is not shocked with the result.
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Nigeria: World Championships - Four Nigerians Seek Qualification for 200m Final

All Africa News - July 20, 2022 - 09:02
[Premium Times] Some members of Team Nigeria will be seeking final slots in the 200m for men and women on Tuesday in Oregon
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Kenya: Oregon Worlds Has Made Me Stronger Than Before - Kamworor

All Africa News - July 20, 2022 - 06:50
[Capital FM] Eugine -- Despite not medalling at the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Oregon, marathoner Geoffrey Kamworor says his fifth placed finish is a sign he is getting his fitness back.
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Kenya: Moraa Worried About Psychological Effect of Visa Debacle on Athletes

All Africa News - July 20, 2022 - 06:50
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenyan 800m specialist Mary Moraa admits that the visa hitches witnessed in the run-up to the World Championship in Oregon may prevent athletes affected from performing well in the competition.
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Kenya: "We'll Do Better Next Time," Kipruto Apologises Over Steeplechase Disappointment

All Africa News - July 20, 2022 - 06:50
[Capital FM] Eugine, Oregon -- World 3000m steeplechase bronze medalist Conseslus Kipruto says he shares the same heartbreak with Kenyans after another loss in the men's steeplechase.
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Kenya: Cheruiyot Loses 1500m World Title to Briton Wightman

All Africa News - July 20, 2022 - 06:31
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Timothy Cheruiyot's bid to defend his World title ended in agony as he finished sixth in Wednesday morning's final at the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon, losing out to Briton Jake Wightman.
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Kipyegon kept the faith to deliver World 1500m gold for Kenya in Oregon

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 19, 2022 - 22:27
Two-time Olympic 1500m champion Faith Kipyegon strikes Kenya’s first gold in the women’s 1500m, clocking a blistering time of 3:52.96 to regain her world 1500m title, at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon on Monday.
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Olympic champion El Bakkali grabs world steeplechase gold for Morocco in Oregon

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 19, 2022 - 16:30
Morocco's Soufiane El Bakkali, the Olympic champion, is now the world champion after storming to world 3000m steeplechase gold in 8:25.13 at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.
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Kenya: Conseslus Delivers Bronze as El Bakkali Beats Kenyans to Steeple Gold Again

All Africa News - July 19, 2022 - 07:45
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Conseslus Kipruto's bid to defend his steeplechase World title wasn't successful as Moroccan Soufiane El Bakkali beat the Kenyan charge again, winning gold as the defending champion settled for bronze.
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Gotytom Gebreslase smashes World championship record to win women’s marathon gold at Oregon22

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 19, 2022 - 07:27
Gotytom Gebreslase secures Ethiopia's second gold medal in the marathon, lowering the world championships record to 2:18:11 for victory, at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 on Monday.
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