A dominant performance once again by 2011 Diamond race leader Amantle Montsho of Botswana in the women’s 400m was one of the highlights of the Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix/Samsung Diamond League meeting at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, UK last night.
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Sudan's Abubaker Kaki 1:43.68 in the 800m, South Africa's Caster Semenya's first sub 2 minutes in the womens and Botswana's Amantle Montsho stunning win over the Americans highlighted Africans performances at the Samsung Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Oregon yesterday.
Milcah Chemos Cheiywa led a Kenyan 1-2-3 in the women's 3000m steeplechase, Ethiopia's Yenew Alamirew upsets Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge in the men's 3000m and South African pair checkmated American Bershawn Jackson at the Samsung Diamond League meeting in Doha.
Injury has forced Kenya's 800m World record-holder, David Rudisha, to withdraw from Friday's opening leg of the 2011 Samsung Diamond League meeting in Doha, Qatar.
The IAAF has announced the conclusion of a free to air terrestrial deal in the UK with Channel 4, which gives it exclusive media rights to the IAAF World Athletics Series for the period 2011 to 2013.
African stars, Blessing Okagbare, Augustine Choge, Oscar Pistorius and Milcah Chemos shoned brightly on the second day of the Aviva London Grand Prix – Samsung Diamond League at Crystal Palace today.
It’s Kenya Vs Ethiopia in the 5,000m at the Aviva London Grand Prix - Samsung Diamond League meeting at the Crystal Palace track in London next weekend.
Many African champions came up from the five-day African Athletics Championships in Nairobi to score significant victories at the DN Galan - Samsung Diamond League event in Stockholm, Sweden today.
Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot, reigning world champion in the women's 5,000m, stormed to a World Lead and meet record at the Meeting Areva - Samsung Diamond League meeting at the Stade de France in Paris today.
South African champion Sunette Viljoen continued her winning run with another victory over world record-holder Barbora Spotakova with a throw of 64.32 metres at the Aviva British Grand Prix - Samsung Diamond League event in Gateshed.