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Kenya: Krop Earns Silver for Kenya in Men's 5,000m as Norway's Ingebrigtsen Wins Sprint Finish

All Africa News - July 25, 2022 - 07:17
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Jacob Krop won Kenya's ninth medal at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, clinching silver in the men's 5,000m after losing a sprint finish to Norwegian Jacob Ingebrigtsen.
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Kenya: Kenyan Trio Sound War Drums Against Ethiopia, Uganda in 5000m Final

All Africa News - July 25, 2022 - 06:50
[Capital FM] Eugene -- After securing their places in the men's 5000m final, Jacob Krop, Daniel Simiyu and Nicholas Kimeli have vowed to fight hard to seize the world title from their Ethiopian and Ugandan rivals.
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Kenya: Moraa Wipes Off Tokyo Tears With World Championships Bronze

All Africa News - July 25, 2022 - 06:39
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- After failing to reach the final at the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2022, Mary Moraa wiped those tears off with a well worked bronze in the 800m at the World Athletics Championships on the final day of action at Hayward field in Eugene, Oregon.
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Amusan smashes World 100m hurdles Record at Oregon22 in 12.12 seconds

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 25, 2022 - 05:54
Nigerian dynamite Tobi Amusan put together a flawless race to set a new world record of 12.12 secs in the 100m hurdles semifinals at World Athletics Championships Oregon22.
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Korir and Tsegay mine gold, Zango upgrades to silver at World Athletics Championships Oregon22

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 24, 2022 - 13:49
Ethiopian Gudaf Tsegay takes gold in women’s 5,000m; Kenyan Emmanuel Korir triumph in the men’s 800m; Hugues Fabrice Zango of Burkina Faso soars to triple jump silver while Tobiloba Amusan smashes the African record in women's 100m hurdles heats on Day 9 at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.
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'Motivated' Wayde van Niekerk hungry for gold after 5th place finish at World Athletics champs

News 24 - July 24, 2022 - 12:31
Olympic medalist Wayde van Niekerk ?said he is as motivated as ever to get back to his best after his fifth place finish in the 400m final at the World Athletics Championship in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday?.
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Kenya: Korir Sets Sights On Rudisha's Record After Clinching Gold in Oregon

All Africa News - July 24, 2022 - 11:48
[Capital FM] Eugene, United States -- Newly-crowned world 800m champion Emmanuel Korir believes the next step in his career is to set a new world record for the men's 800m.
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Rwanda: Rwandan Athletes Set for Commonwealth Games

All Africa News - July 24, 2022 - 11:41
[New Times] Sixteen Rwandan athletes, alongside their coaches, on Saturday night, July 23, departed the Kigali International Airport to the United Kingdom where they are expected to represent the country at the much-anticipated Commonwealth Games slated in the city of Birmingham from July 28 to August 8.
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Nwokocha drags Nigerian women into World 4x100m relay final in Oregon

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 23, 2022 - 20:56
Sprinter Grace Nwokocha ran an outstanding anchor leg with 9.95 split to pulled the Nigerian women's 4x100m relay quartet back into contention for third automatic spot for Saturday's final at World Athletics Championships Oregon22.
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Nigeria: World Championships - Nigerian Team Qualifies for Relay Final

All Africa News - July 23, 2022 - 15:29
[Premium Times] This is the first time in 11 years Nigeria will qualify for the final of the 4x100m women's final
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American Norman wins world 400m gold, SA's Van Niekerk finishes 5th

News 24 - July 23, 2022 - 12:16
American Michael Norman made up for a disappointing fifth-placed finish at the Tokyo Olympics by winning the world 400m gold in Eugene on Friday.
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McLaughlin obliterates world 400m hurdles record with 50.68 in Oregon

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 23, 2022 - 10:47
Sydney McLaughlin breaks the world 400m hurdles record for the fourth time of her career, obliterating her previous best with 50.68 to win her first world title in the event at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 on Friday.
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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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