AthleticsAfrica's Editor, Yomi Omogbeja, has been awarded the SABC-Telkom-Highway Africa New Media Awards 2011 (Individual Category) for the “Innovative use of New Media in Africa” Journalism at the prestigious gala dinner and awards ceremony held in Cape Town, South Africa on Sunday September 18, 2011.
Here are the complete Final Day Results of the 4th Commonwealth Youth Games athletics competitions held at the National Sports Centre in Douglas, Isle of Man today.
During the 2nd day of Athletics at the 4th Commonwealth Youth Games in Douglas, Isle of Man, South African World U17 Champion Andries Van der Merwe clocked windy 13.32 (+3.4) to win 110m hurdles. His team-mate Gerhard De Beer impressed in 1.5kg Discus with 67.44m, Ugandan Halima Nakaayi won the girls 400m in 56.13 and Kenyan Jonathan Sawe, Bronze medallist from Lille 2011, won the 1500m in 3:48.38.
Here are the complete Day One Results of the finals of the 4th Commonwealth Youth Games athletics competitions held at the National Sports Centre in Douglas, Isle of Man today.
Fantastic African performances as the Weltklasse Zürich meeting, the first of the two finals of the Samsung Diamond League took place on Thursday night at the city’s famous Letzigrund Stadium.
Nigeria's Triple Jump star, Tosin Oke gave a glimpse of what Nigerians should expect at the 10th All Africa Games in Maputo when he jumped a season's best of 17.21m at the 59th edition of the London Samsung Diamond League earlier this month.
South Africa's Oscar Pistorius will finally become the first amputee to compete at the World's major athletics championships later this month in Daegu, South Korea after he was named in the South African team to the event.
AthleticsAfrica.com, Africa's premier athletics website, is celebrating it's seventh year anniversary today - July 25, 2011.
The complete results of the 65th All Nigeria/Cross Rivers Track & Field Championships held in Calabar, Cross-Rivers State, Nigeria from June 23-25, 2011.
Reactions has not stopped since the Nigerian athletics federation decided to run the 100m men and women finals on the opening ceremony day of the All Nigeria/Cross River Athletics Championships that ended weekend in Calabar, capital of Cross River.