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The 28th Congress of the African Athletics Confederation (CAA), the 3rd African Under-18 Championship (U18) and the 14th African Under-20 Championship (U20) are the major events in Africa of 2019. ...
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record on Sunday 16/9/2018 in Berlin, covering the event in 2 hours 1 minute and 39 seconds. The Kenyan clears the time of his compatriot, Dennis ...
Various innovations and changes in format resulted in two entertaining days of action at the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018, but ultimately the teams from Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific could not ...
9 African athletes are among the winners of the 2018 Diamond League whose finals were contested in Zurich and Brussels. Next up for Team Africa is the IAAF Intercontiental Cup in Ostrava 8–9 ...
The President of the African Athletics Confederation (CAA), Hamad Kalkaba Malboum, is currently staying in Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) for exchanges and meetings with local sports authorities. The boss ...

African News

Nov 15, 2018

Five Africans race for 2018 Female and Male Rising Star Award

Five young Africans are among the ten nominees for the "Rising Stars Awards" of athletics that will be awarded at the IAAF Gala on December 4, 2018 in Monaco. These are, in boys: Selemon Barega (ETHIOPIA) and Rhonex Kipruto (KENYA) and in girls: Meseret…
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Oct 24, 2018


Six Africans are among the 20 nominees (men and women) for the title of the best athletes 2018. They are among men: Kenyans Timothy Cheruiyot (1500m), Eliud Kipchoge (marathon), Emmanuel Korir (800m), the South African Luvo Manyonga (Long Jump) and the…
Sep 10, 2018

Africa's participation in Ostrava

The African Athletics Confederation (CAA) has formed a team of 77 athletes to represent Africa at the Continental Cup in Ostrava in the Czech Republic from 8 to 9 September. African participation in the spotlight: Discipline Mark Rank Points 800 Metres…


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Oct 24, 2018

Nominees announced for World Athlete of the Year 2018

The IAAF is pleased to confirm a list of 20 nominees for Male and Female World Athlete of the Year who were selected by an international panel of athletics experts, comprising representatives from all six continental areas of the IAAF. Voting closes on 13…
Oct 15, 2018

The 2019 IAAF World Relays 2019 in Japan

The 2019 World Track Relay Championships will be held in Yokohama, Japan on May 11 and 12, after three editions in the Bahamas, the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) announced. Yokohama, Japan's second-most populous city located a few kilometers south…

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