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Côte d'Ivoire will host from April 16-20, 2019 the U18 and U20 African Athletics Championships. The official announcement was made on Thursday, March 07, 2019, in Abidjan. For the occasion, several ...
The organizing committee of the U18 and U20 African Championships is at work within a month of the kick-off of this major event which will take place from April 16 to 20 in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) . ...
The Local Committee of organization (Col) of the u18 and U20 African championships unveiled the mascot djué djué. Competitions are planned from 16 to 20 April 2019 in Abidjan (Côte D ' Ivoire)
One month before the start of the U18 and U20 African Championships in Abidjan 2019, champions Marie-Josée Ta Lou and Murielle Ahouré have been named sponsors of this continental competition. It was ...
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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…
Jan 16, 2019

Abdelhakim Dib (Algeria), Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau (Nigeria) and Jackson Tuwei (Kenya), new presidents of the…

The president of the Algerian Athletics Federation (FAA) Abdelhakim Dib, was elected head of the North Region of the African Athletics Confederation after the elections held in Zeralda (Algiers). Dib won three votes to two for Tunisian candidate Khaled Amara.…
Dec 31, 2018

Africa signs five world records in 2018

African athletics has been very successful in 2018 with five (5) new world records, including two for women, two for men and one for U20 boys. 24 March, Valencia – women’s half marathon world record 1:06:11wo Netsanet Gudeta Kebede (ETH) Previous: 1:06:25wo…


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Mar 18, 2019

Diamond League: Ethiopia and Kenya oppose the IAAF

The International Athletics Federation has announced its intention to reduce the number of disciplines in the Diamond League and to eliminate long distance races. Kenya and Ethiopia strongly oppose this decision. the president of the Kenyan Athletics…
Mar 11, 2019

First female IAAF vice president to be elected in 2019

The IAAF will elect its first female vice-president this year as it continues its efforts to ensure that women are represented at the highest levels of the sport. As part of the widespread reforms adopted by the IAAF Congress at the end of 2016, the IAAF has…

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