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Nigeria: A New Star Is Born!

All Africa News - July 30, 2022 - 09:47
[Vanguard] There was celebration amongst the stars. It had been long in coming.
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Kenya: Korir Praying for Repeat of Tampere Heroics at World U20 Championships in Cali

All Africa News - July 29, 2022 - 09:09
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Athletics Kenya (AK) youth development boss Barnaba Korir is hopeful Kenya will replicate their performance at the 2018 World Under 20 Championships at next week's edition in Cali, Colombia.
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Ethiopia: Victory By Tigray-Born Athletes At World Championships Should Spotlight Tigray Siege

All Africa News - July 29, 2022 - 08:13
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- In an extraordinary win in its history of athletics, Ethiopia bagged a total of 10 medals, including four gold, four bronze, and two silver at the 18th World Athletics Championship of Eugene, in Oregon, USA. This put Ethiopia second only to the United States in the overall medal table. Competing under Ethiopia's name, Three of the four gold medals and one of the silver medals are won by Tigrayan athletes. Letesenbet Giday prevailed in women's 10,000m, Gotytom Gebreselase grabbed the women's marathon, Gudaf
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Kenya: Wanyonyi Optimistic of Glory on Lonely Walk to Stardom in Cali

All Africa News - July 29, 2022 - 07:43
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- World Under 20 racewalk champion Heristone Wanyonyi says he will battle gallantly to defend his crown in Cali despite being the only Kenyan in the men's 20km walking race.
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Ethiopia: Victory By Tigrayan Athletes At World Athletics Should Put More Spotlight On Tigray Siege

All Africa News - July 28, 2022 - 15:41
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- In an extraordinary win in its history of athletics, Ethiopia bagged a total of 10 medals, including four gold, four bronze, and two silver at the 18th World Athletics Championship of Eugene, in Oregon, USA. This put Ethiopia second only to the United States in the overall medal table. Competing under Ethiopia's name, Three of the four gold medals and one of the silver medals are won by Tigrayan athletes. Letesenbet Giday prevailed in women's 10,000m, Gotytom Gebreselase grabbed the women's marathon, Gudaf
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Ethiopia: The Morning After - Heroines Who Wont Meet Their Parents, Nor Speak With Them. or Will They?

All Africa News - July 28, 2022 - 15:41
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Athletics has been one of the top global events that made Ethiopia recognized through its world-class athletes; since the Olympic gold medalist Abebe Bikila won his and Africa's first gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, running barefoot, and later his second gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, the name Ethiopia is synonymous with athletics.
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Tobiloba Amusan pushes boundaries with huge 100m hurdles world record

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 28, 2022 - 04:42
The newly-minted women’s 100m hurdles world champion only got into hurdling through a quirk of fate, having started out as a sprinter and long jumper as a youngster in Nigeria.
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WADA signs agreement with the Commonwealth Games Federation

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 27, 2022 - 03:03
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) signs agreement with the Commonwealth Games Federation in lead up to the 22nd Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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Video: Tobi Amusan sets 12.12 world 100m hurdles record

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 27, 2022 - 01:20
WATCH - Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan wins the gold medal in the women’s 100m hurdles final in a ‘world record time’, albeit windy, 12.06 (+2.5m/s) at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.
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Kenya: Emotional Moraa Dedicates Bronze Medal to All Orphans in Her Village

All Africa News - July 26, 2022 - 06:45
[Capital FM] Eugene -- An emotional Mary Moraa has dedicated her maiden World Championships medal to orphans in her Obwari village, Nyamira County.
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Kenya: Krop Disappointed Over Failed Team Tactics in Men's 5000m

All Africa News - July 25, 2022 - 14:02
[Capital FM] Eugene -- Newly-crowned world 5000m silver medalist Jacob Krop says the teamwork strategy they had hatched alongside Daniel Simiyu and Nicholas Kimeli failed to work in the finals of the men's 5000m.
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Duplantis sets new world record in pole vault

News 24 - July 25, 2022 - 12:34
Armand Duplantis wrapped up the World Athletics Championships in Eugene in stunning fashion on Sunday, setting a new world record in the pole vault as the curtain came down on the 10-day global track and field extravaganza.
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South Africa: What's Happening In South African News - July 25, 2022

All Africa News - July 25, 2022 - 10:03
[allAfrica] Cape Town --  
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Amusan, Brume, Moraa, Krop and Chelimo shine at World Athletics Championships Oregon22

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 25, 2022 - 08:38
Nigeria's Tobi Amusan wins gold, her compatriot Ese Brume, Jacob Krop and Mary Moraa of Kenya, and Uganda’s Oscar Chelimo scoop minor medals on final day at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 on Sunday July 24.
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