The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has set June 30th as the deadline for submission of entries for the Nkoyo Ibori Classics holding at the weekend in Oghara, Delta State.
Athletics South Africa (ASA) announced today that a team of 30 athletes will participate in the IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy, from 8 to 12 July. The team consists of 20 boys and 10 girls.
A record number of 179 nations will compete in Bressanone/Brixen World Youth Championships - Sudtirol 2009. Athletes are coming from as far as 18,600 km and 13 hours time difference. Opening Ceremony on July 7th.
Nigeria women's 4x100m team has qualified for the relay event at the World Athletics Championships after dipping under the 43.90 seconds IAAF qualifying standard yesterday at the NAAA/Sagicor National Track and Field Open Championships at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
Frank Fredericks has been elected as the President of Athletics Namibia (AN) after seven of the eight regions in attendance voted for him in a rescheduled election at the Special Elective Congress in Otjiwarongo yesterday.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has confirmed the listed events for the IAAF Abuja Super Grand Prix meet scheduled for July 18, 2009 in the Nigerian capital city.
New officers to run the affairs of Athletics Namibia (AN) are to emerge today at the Special Elective Congress to be held in Otjiwarongo, Namibia.
Nelson Mandela Bay Nedbank Matha Series Half Marathon, Port Elizabeth and 5km fun run (incorporating the SA Half Marathon Championships).
The event will start and finish at the NU 2 Motherwell Stadium, in Port Elizabeth on July 4, 2009.
The starting times are 07h00 for the 21.1km wheelchair race, 07h15 for the 21.1km main race and 07h30 for the 5km fun run.
Athletics Kenya (AK) has selected the teams to next month's 6th IAAF World Youth Championships 'Südtirol 2009' in Bressanone, Italy (8 to 12 July) and the African Junior Championships in Mauritius later in the year, David Macharia reports for the IAAF.