South African 400m hurdler Louis J van Zyl smashed Llewellyn Herbert's 11-year-old record at the second Yellow Pages meeting at the LC de Villiers Stadium, University of Pretoria last night.
Ethiopian distance legend, Haile Gebrselassie, will not start in the Tokyo Marathon this Sunday after the World's marathon record-holder fell on a rock during a training and bruised his knee.
Ethiopians Abeba Aregawi and Meseret Defar led other Africans Abubaker Kaki, Richard Kiplagat and Ruddy Zang-Milama to victories at the Ericsson Globe Stockholm Indoor Grand Prix meeting on Tuesday.
Results of Yellow Pages Invitation Series I athletics in Potchefstroom, South Africa on Saturday February 19, 2011.
South Africa's 10,000m and XC Champion Steven Mokoka and the Phalula twins are to spearhead the SA contingent to both the African Cross Country Championships in Cape Town on March 6 and the World Championships in Spain on March 20.
The Ugandan Athletics Federation (UAF) has named a team of 31 athletes, including former world champion Dorcus Inzikuru, to prepare for the World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbría, Spain on 20 March 2011.
The Athletics Kenya (AK) has selected the team to represent Kenya at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbría, Spain on 20 March 2011.
A record setting performance from Bukola Abogunloko, Elvis Ukale and Abiola Onakoya were the highlights at the 1st Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) All Comers meet at the Shagamu Township Stadium last weekend.
African runners stormed to World leading times at the Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday with Abubaker Kaki in the men’s 1000m, Augustine Choge in men's 1500m, Abeba Aregawi in the women's and a superb women’s 3000m from Sentayehu Ejigu.