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AthleticsAfrica digital team provides up-to-date news and information about African athletes, administrators and officials globally throughout the day as close to real-time as possible.

Our award-winning website also offers incisive features and articles written by the editors and sourced from freelance reporters and athletics experts across the continent.

AthleticsAfrica.Com, the Winner of the 2011 Telkom/SABC HighwayAfrica new media award for journalism innovations in Africa, is managed by Yomog Sports Media Company – a sports news, design and media management company headquartered in Lagos and developed by Yomi Omogbeja, a Finalist at the 2004 Press Gazette UK Student Online Journalist of the Year awards.

This website was originally prepared in partial fulfilment of the award of MA in Web Journalism (2003-2004) at the Department of Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.

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What We Do:

  Promotion of African Athlete’s activities world-wide.

 Editorial Support to some African Athletics member federations’ websites.

 Partnership with African Sports Networks to organise the African Sports Awards 2014.

 Guest writing athletes biographies for  the IAAF website’s ‘Focus on Athletes’ project.

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We are looking for enthusiastic multimedia journalists, athletics writers and sports bloggers to cover a wide range of African track and field stories. We are also offer internship posts.

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