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Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge, world marathon record holder, was named Best Athlete of the Year by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). World record marathon (2h1'39 ''), Eliud ...
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 ...

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Dec 13, 2018

Moses Bantsi Retained as President of South Region

Moses Bantsi of Botswana, retained his position as President of Southern African athletics during the eighth Elective Congressof the CAA Southern Region at the Garden Court OR Tambo Hotel based at Isando, Kempton Park. Bantsi received 18 votes against 14…
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Nov 21, 2018

2018 Athlete of the Year: Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge (Men) and Beatrice Chepkoech (Ladies) finalists

Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge (Men) and Beatrice Chepkoech (Ladies) are the two African winners of the IAAF 2018 Athlete of the Year Award. Eliud Kipchoge, the fastest man on the marathon (2: 01: 39), is competing with another world record holder, Kevin Mayer…
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…


Dec 04, 2018

Jon Ridgeon, new IAAF Chief Executive Officer

The IAAF announced the appointment of Jon Ridgeon as its new CEO following approval by the IAAF Council on the first day of its 215th Council Meeting in Monaco. Ridgeon, 51, has spent his life in sport, starting out as an athlete competing in both the 110m…
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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…

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