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When Gambian sprinter Gina Bass finished sixth in the200m at the World Championships last month, she didn’t win any medals, yet an entire continent was proud of her. Bass was also making headlines ...
The five finalists of the 2019 Men's and Women's Rising Star Award, recognizing this year's top under-20 athletes, are well-known. Africa will be represented, in boys, by Ethiopians Selemon Barega ...
On the sidelines of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, the President of the International Association of Athletics Federations, Sebastian Coe, found some time to sit down with a ...
Kenyans Timothy Cheruyiot (1500m), Eliud Kipchoge (Marathon) and Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei (10,000m) are the only Africans in the race for the title of Male World Athlete of the Year 2019. Beatrice ...
African Athletics is in mourning, following the death of Rezki Azaoun, Secretary General of the Algerian Athletics Federation. The 71-year-old joined his creator on Friday, Oct. 11, after a brief ...

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Sep 16, 2019

Geoffrey Kamworor breaks world half marathon record

Geoffrey Kamworor took 17 seconds off the world record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday (15), winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in 58:01*. The 26-year-old Kenyan returned to the Danish capital, the scene of his first of three world half-marathon…
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Apr 08, 2019

The Northern Region in conference in Cairo

Mr. Abdelhakim Dib, president of the Algerian Athletics Federation, also vice-president of the African Athletics Confederation (CAA), chaired on Saturday, April 6, 2019, a technical meeting of the CAA North Zone, on the sidelines of the Arab championships…
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Feb 25, 2019

Bruno Konga at the head of the Central Region

The new office of the Central Region of the African Athletics Confederation was set up in N'Djamena (Chad). Led by Central African Bruno Konga, the executive board is composed of 5 members. Abdelhakim Dib (Algeria), Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau (Nigeria), Jackson…


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Aug 28, 2019

Diamond league : Zurich will host the 2020 and 2021 finals

Weltklasse Zurich will host the 2020 and 2021 Diamond League finals under the new one-final format that was jointly announced by the IAAF and Diamond League in March this year. The Diamond League was established in 2010 with two finals, traditionally held in…
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Jun 12, 2019

IAAF to be renamed World Athletics

The IAAF Council approved the global governing body’s new name and logo at the 217th IAAF Council Meeting which concluded 8 june 2019 in Monaco. The new name, ‘World Athletics’, builds upon the organisation's restructuring and governance reform agenda of the…

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