Botswana's track athletes Gable Garenamotse and Amantle Montsho are front runners in the race to be named the nation's best sportsperson of last year.
News and Reports from Southern Africa countries
South Africa's 800m world champion, Caster Semenya, has set her sights to return to the athletics track at the EAA meeting, VII Reunión Internacional de Atletismo - Gobierno de Aragón, in Zaragoza, Spain on June 24th.
Lesotho's Mabuthile Lebopo won the 41st Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon in three hours, six minutes and 18 seconds on Saturday in what proved to be one of the fastest races of recent years in the South African cape province.
Rodger Haitengi was Namibia’s star performer at the fourth leg of the South African Yellow Pages Athletics Series in Johannesburg on March 24, setting a new national triple jump record.
Some top class athletics performances were on show in Windhoek over the weekend when the cream of Namibia's junior athletes competed at the Coca Cola National Athletics School Championships at Windhoek's Independence Stadium.
Coca Cola has announced a sponsorship of N$140 000 for the Coca Cola Frank Fredericks Invitational Athletics Meeting which will take place for the 14th consecutive year on Friday, April 9.
Commonwealth champion LJ van Zyl bounced back from the disappointment of the South African championships last weekend by beating national champion Wouter le Roux at the 4th Yellow Pages Series athletics meeting in Johannesburg.
A record field of close to 21,000 runners, including the men and women's defending champions, and over 1,000 international runners, will line up in Newlands on Easter Saturday April 3, 2010 for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon.
South African reigning Olympic silver medalist Khotso Godfrey Mokoena earned a silver medal in the men's long jump final tonight, placing second behind Australian Fabrice Lapierre.