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Kenya: Tim Cheruiyot, Abel Kipsang Sail Into 1500m Worlds Final

All Africa News - July 18, 2022 - 06:40
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Defending champion Timothy Cheruiyot and the fastest man in the world this year Abel Kipsang both sailed into the final of the men's 1500m at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon early Monday morning.
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Tamirat Tola leads Ethiopia 1-2 to set World championships marathon record in Oregon

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 17, 2022 - 21:59
Tamirat Tola led an Ethiopian 1-2 ahead of compatriot Mosinet Geremew, clocking 2:05:36, to smash the 13 year-old World championship marathon record at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon 22.
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Kerley wins world 100m gold in US clean sweep, SA's Simbine 6th

News 24 - July 17, 2022 - 11:21
American Fred Kerley led a US cleansweep as he stormed to victory in the men's 100m at the World Championships in Oregon on Saturday.
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Gidey holds off Kenyans to win gold – Oregon22 World Athletics Championships

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 17, 2022 - 07:58
Ethiopian Letesenbet Gidey held off Kenyan duo of Hellen Obiri and Margaret Chelimo Kipkemboi to win the gold medal in the women’s 10,000m at the World Athletics Championships, Oregon22.
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World Championships: Omanyala 24-hour race to starting line in Oregon

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 16, 2022 - 22:05
African champion and record-holder, Ferdinand Omanyala of Kenya, arrived in Oregon barely 3 hours before taking his spot on the starting line of the men's 100m heats at the World Athletics Championships Oregon 22.
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Felix wins 19th world medal, Kerley scorches 100m heats

News 24 - July 16, 2022 - 11:13
American veteran Allyson Felix will hang up her spikes having sealed a remarkable 19th world medal on Friday, while Fred Kerley laid down an impressive marker in the heats for the 100m in Oregon.
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Strong Team South Africa announced for World U20 Championships in Cali

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 15, 2022 - 21:58
Mine de Klerk and Benjamin Richardson lead 47-member strong South African team to the World Athletics U20 Championships taking place in Cali, Colombia from 1-6 August, 2022. 
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Gambia: Athletics Duo Leaves for Oregon Championship

All Africa News - July 15, 2022 - 15:04
[The Point] Gambian athletes Gina Bass and Ebrima Camara have left for the IAAF World Athletics Championship in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
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Nigeria: Olatoye, 4x400m Mixed Relay Team to Open Team Nigeria's Bid for Medals

All Africa News - July 15, 2022 - 12:30
[This Day] 18TH WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
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UK police open investigation into Farah trafficking revelations

News 24 - July 15, 2022 - 11:05
London's Metropolitan Police have opened an investigation into British Olympic great Mo Farah's stunning revelations he was illegally trafficked into Britain as a child.
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Omanyala heads to world athletics as organisers cope with US visa issues

News 24 - July 15, 2022 - 11:05
Africa's fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala on Thursday secured a last-minute visa to travel to the United States for the World Athletics Championships although he will have to start his 100m campaign just hours after arriving.
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Tokyo named host of World Athletics Championships in 2025  

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 15, 2022 - 07:53
Tokyo, Japan has been selected as the host city for the World Athletics Championships in 2025, after beating rival bids from Nairobi, Silesia and Singapore.
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Kenya: Kenya Loses Bid to Host 2025 World Athletics Championships

All Africa News - July 15, 2022 - 06:26
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya's hopes of hosting the senior World Athletics Championships for the first time ever have been quashed after World Athletics announced that Tokyo will host the 2025 edition.
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Kenya: I Will Forget Everything and Focus on the Finish Line, Says Omanyala After Finally Landing Visa

All Africa News - July 15, 2022 - 06:08
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- African record holder Ferdinand Omanyala says the visa hiatus that has rocked his boat towards the World Athletics Championships in Oregon will not deter his determination and has vowed to give his best once he lands and sets his spikes on the starting blocks in Eugene.
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Kenya: Bingo! Omanyala Finally Gets U.S. Visa

All Africa News - July 15, 2022 - 06:07
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- After days of agony and distress, African record holder Ferdinand Omanyala will finally travel to Eugene, United States 6pm Thursday, slightly over 24 hours to his race at the World Athletics Championships.
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Ghana: GAA Certifies Accra Inter-City Marathon

All Africa News - July 14, 2022 - 14:05
[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has certified the first-ever Accra Inter-City Homowo Marathon, fixed for Saturday, July 30, 2022.
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Africa's fastest man Omanyala to miss Worlds over visa delay

News 24 - July 14, 2022 - 11:02
Africa's fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala is on a mission to put sprinting on the map in Kenya, a country where the long-distance runner is king.
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Mo Farah relieved at UK govt support after shock revelation

News 24 - July 14, 2022 - 11:02
Olympic great Mo Farah expressed relief Wednesday after receiving fulsome backing from the UK government despite his admission that he was illegally trafficked into Britain as a child.
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Ethiopia: How Did One Town Produce So Many Athletic Stars?

All Africa News - July 14, 2022 - 06:05
[DW] Kitted out in a pink tracksuit against the chilly air, Yobsan Alemyahu is a regular at her local athletics training ground, not far from her home town Bekoji in central Ethiopia.
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Olympian Mo Farah wins UK plaudits after revealing true past

News 24 - July 13, 2022 - 10:48
Olympic great Mo Farah won praise from across Britain's political spectrum Tuesday after the shock revelation that he was illegally trafficked as a child to the country and forced to work in domestic servitude.
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