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African Games Champion Raymond Ekevwo Wins In Florida

The 2019 African Games 100m Champion, Raymond Ekevwo was impressive on his season opener in Florida on Saturday(12). After his strong showing in the indoor, Ekevwo has not run his favourite 100m this season except for collegiate relay. But in Jacksonville Florida, Ekevwo raced to 10.32s (1.8) win over Bahamas Ian Kerr who ran 10.35s […]

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Gambia Bass Gina Breaks National Record And Makwala Looked Sharper In Poland

As Tokyo Olympics is inching closer by the day more athletes are looking more sharper. Janusz Kusocinki memorial in Poland on Sunday (20) produces some great performances from some African athletes. Bass Gina took the opportunity of a good weather to break Gambia 100m national record by running 11.17s to win. The African champion, Botswana […]

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Sha’carri Richardson Responded To Okagbare And Fraser As Sturgis Crashed

The newly crowned American champion, Sha”carri Richardson responded adequately to Blessing Okagbare and Shelly-Ann Fraser on Saturday (19) at Oregon US Trials. In the semifinal, Sha’carri blasted 10.64s with a wind of 2.6 m/s similar to Blessing Okagbare’s 10.63s (2.7) in Lagos and to Shelly-Ann Fraser 10.63s. More interesting, Sha’carri even easing off ten meters […]

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Athletics

Good Day For Mark English And Sarah Lavin At Madrid

The European Indoor 800m silver medalist, Irish Mark English looked very sharp at the Madrid grand prix this evening. The 28-years-old Irish 800m indoor record holder, was in splendid form as he was beaten on the line by Dutch Tony Van Diepen. English ran his season best of 1:45.22 to place second while the winner, […]

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Zango Breaks Africa Record Again And Van Niekerk Qualified For Olympics

At the Madrid grand prix some minutes ago, the Africa champion Fabrice Hugues Zango was really on top of his game. The world triple jump leader this season, Zango extended his Africa record on his fourth jump to recorded a massive 17.83m to set a meet record as well. Pedro Pablo Pichardo was second with […]

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US Trials: Crouser Breaks World Record, As Sha’carri Richardson Smoking, Galen Rupp Beaten

Olympics Shot Put Champion, Ryan Crouser has finally broken the world record crowning a consistent big 22m throw since the beginning of the season. He first started with big 22.61m first throw, then improved to 22.73m in the third. Then the blasted on his fourth throw with a world record with 23.37m. In the 100m […]

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American Houlihan To Participate In US Trials Despite Been Banned By CAS

Although not naming Houlihan directly, USA Track & Field (USATF) said: “Given there is an active appeal process, USATF will allow any athletes to continue competing until the process is completed.” In addition, the 28-year-old Shelby Houlihan who was banned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday after testing positive for the prohibited anabolic steroid […]

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Botswana Babaloki Impressive On Return As Rhoda Njobvu And Letsile Tebogo Win Sprint Double

The 2016 Africa champion, Botswana Babaloki Thebe seems to be impressed by his performance on Saturday (12) in magficient Gaborone Botswana stadium. In his heat 6, Thebe came second in 46.47s behind Zibane Ngozi who returned 45.80s; and Thebe placed third overall. This is the first race of 24-years-old Ramonaka born Thebe, after moved to […]

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American Record Holder Ban After Her Gamble With AIU Backfired

The US record holder in the women’s 1500 and 5000 meters, Shelby Houlihan, has tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid. The 28-year-old Houlihan has been suspended from athletics by the AIU (Athletics Integrity Unit) for four years after testing positive for the banned substance nandrolone. Houlihan was notified of the positive test, which dated […]

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Australia Kaylee McKeown Breaks World Record After Inspired By Her Dad’s Death

The Olympics Youth Games champion and World Championship silver medalist, Australia’s Kaylee McKeown has broken the world record in 100m backstroke just 10 months after the death of her father. The 19-year-old Queensland born set the world benchmark at Australia’s Olympic trials in Adelaide on Sunday night. She later confessed that the death of her […]

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Ruth Ushoro Wins, Athing Mu And Cambrea Sturgis Too Fast As Ofili Impressed In NCAA Final

A freshman in a season with national record under her belt, ruthless Ruth Ushoro finally nailed the NCAA triple jump title on Saturday (12). Ushoro kept her best jump for the last to beat energetic Jasmine Moore to soared to 14.19m to Moore 14.13m. On the one lap race, American new sensation Athing Mu’s sting […]

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The Guy Who Dropped 43.45s In A Crazy NCAA 4×400m Relay Final

Although crazy stuff happens in 4×400m relay when athletes are well puffed up. But what happened yesterday in men 4×400m relay was astonishing; something from another planet. The name Auhmad Robinson does not ring any bell, but yesterday the name rang more bells. This is a man who was a 47s runner last year in […]

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Athletics

Joseph Fahnbulleh Stopped Terrance Laid NCAA Sprint Double

The world 200m fastest man this season, Terrance Laid was completely dazed over 200m on Friday at the NCAA championship. Terrance had comfortable won the 100m title earlier in 10.02s, beating Shaun Maswanganyi and Micah Richard. But in 200m his favourite, despite boasted one of fastest last 50m of 200m; Joseph Fahnbulleh, a freshman from […]

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McLeod And Hassan At Their Best As Kenya Faith And Femke Bol Break National Record

The Diamond league on Thursday (10) in Rome threw up some exciting performances. Dutch Sifan Hassan showed again that she should not be toiled with as she smashed the 1500m meet record with a world leading time of 3:53.63. The Kenya Champion Faith Kipyegon in that fast race broke national record to come second in […]

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Finnish Senni Salminen, Polish Krukowski Break National Record As Naomi Ogbeta And Kimberly Breaks Sand

The twenty-five-year-old Hensinki born Senni Salminen produced the spark highlight of the last day of Finland Paavo Nurmi Games, World Athletics continental Tour on Tuesday (8). Senni soared to a new Finnish national record of 14.51m on her third jump. Jamaica Kimberly Williams came second with a jump of 14.29m. British new birth triple jumper, Naomi […]

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Africa Games Champion Yasser Mohamed Triki Breaks Algeria National Record

The reigning African Games long jump Champion, Algerian Yasser Mohamed Triki trickishly out of long jump to lauch a massive distance of triple jump at Algeria meet inside Annex Stadium of 5 July on Friday (4). Triki broke his own national record in style by soared to 17.31m (0.0) to carry the day. The twenty-four […]

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Good Day For Irish Louise Shanahan And Georgie Hartigan In Czech

The PhD physics student at Cambridge University, Irish Louise Shanahan did herself proud in Czech on Monday (7). In the 800m, Louise kicked beautiful on the home straight to finished third in 2:01.99. Mercurial Georgie Hartigan followed suit to pick fourth in 2:02:13. Elsewhere in Finland, Nadia Power powered home on 800m in fifth with […]

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Meet Record For Nambia Mboma, Itsekiri And Ogunlewe Impressed In Czech

The Divindu born Nambia new teenage sensation and 400m national record holder, Christine Mboma showed again how good she’s turning out to be at 2021 Memoriál Josefa Odložila, World Athletics continental tour in Czech on Monday (7). Mboma impressed again by snatching the meet record in 22.67s beating Gambia Gina Bass 22.76s and her fellow […]

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Daniel Stahl And Christin Hussong On Impressive Throw In Finland

Good throw highlight the 2021 Paavo Nurmi Games, World Athletics continental tour in Finland on Monday (7). The reigning discus Champion, Daniel Stahl keeps himself rooted in world number one rank by throwing another massive discus distance of 68.11m to win. But he was closely by Andrius Gudzius 66.88m and Lukas WeiBhaidinger 66.77m while Simon […]

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Sydney McLaughlin World Lead, Tom Walsh Big Throw And Steven Gardiner Win Highlight Music Track Carnival

The impressive strong showing of Sydney McLaughlin since the beginning of the season continue with much dividend result. On Sunday (6) at the Music Track Carnival, Sydney shot to world lead with exquisite 400m hurdling to finish in 52.83s. The great shot put thrower from New Zealand, Tom Walsh threw his season best of 22.00m […]

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Athletics

Big Throw By Chukwuebuka Enekwechi With Impressive Gwendolyn And Allman

The Commonwealth silver medalist and reigning Africa shot put Champion, Nigerian Chukwuebuka Enekwechi continues his strong showing this season on Sunday (6) at USATF in Texas. He opened the day with 20.96m and progress steadily until the big winning throw of 21.53m in the fifth throw to carry the day. American Curtis Jensen was second […]

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Irish Lizzie Lee And Hiko Tonosa Turn-up A Good Race At European 10,000m Cup

On Saturday (5) in the city of Birmingham for European 10,000m Cup, the Irish Olympian marathon Champion Lizzie Lee coughed out another personal best. In the race which also serve as British Athletics 10,000m Championship, despite Eillish Mccolgan who won and Jessica Judd beating Olympics qualification mark Lee was refused to be pushed aside. She […]

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Athletics

Mo Farah Failed To Beat Olympics Qualification Mark As Eillish And Jessica Ran Inside

The four-time Olympics Champion, British Mo Farah attempt to clinch Olympics ticket and also to beat qualification mark did not go smoothly on Saturday (5) at European 10,000m Cup which also British Athletics 10,000m Championship in Birmingham. Farah failed to run inside the Olympics qualification mark of 27:28 as he recorded 27:50.54 behind Marc Scott […]

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To Do This On Home Soil Feels Pretty Special Says Fryser-Price After Breaking National Record

Double Olympics Champion, Jamaica Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce had on Saturday in Kingston shocked the world with astonishing rocket 100m performance. Fraser-Pryce broke Jamaica national record with world leading and second all time fastest time (after Florence Joyner) of 10.63s . Her time now eclipsed Sha’Carri Richardson 10.73s. Richardson later twitted that her coming to the track […]

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Athletics

Marileidy Paulino Again Breaks National Record As Holly Bradshaw Impressed With Meet Record In Huelva

The world 2012 pole vault bronze medalist and British record holder, Holly Bradshaw looked beautiful over the barrier on Wednesday (3) at Iberoamerica Huelva meeting. The 29-year-old Holly who is currently third on the world best cleared 4.82m to break the meet record. The Dominical Republic 200m and 400m record holder, Marileigh Paulino has again […]

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Athletics

Portuguese Aurior Dongmo And Santomean Agata De Sousa Break National Record At Huelva

The current European Indoor shot put champion, Portuguese Aurior Dongmo hit her life best on Wednesday (3) at Ibero-America Huelva meet. The former Cameroonian Africa Champion, Aurior broke her own Portuga shot put national record with a world leading throw of 19.75m to silence the doupting Thomas. Another national record was recorded in long jump. […]

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European Medalist Thomas Barr And Chris O’Donnell In Impressive Form

The European 2018 Athletics bronze medalist and Irish 400n hurdle record holder, Thomas Barr turned out a good performance at Sweden Goteborg Athletics GP meet on Wednesday (2). The sports performance master of science holder, Barr won his race in 49.02s In the 1500m, Sara Healy set a new personal best of 4:07.78 to win […]

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British Jemma Reekie And Jessica Turner Was Too Quick In Slovakia As Rowden Won Comfortably

One of the British Olympics medal hopeful, Jemma Reekie was in her best element on Wednesday (2) at P-T-S meeting at Slovakia. In the 800m, Reekie surged to front on home straight to win in 1:59.60s For Jessica Turner, it was a business as usual as she turned on a sizzling performance over one lap […]

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Okagbare Lowered Meet Record As Edgar Rivera Breaks Mexico National Record In Slovakia

Just few days after running 10.90s, the African Champion Blessing Okagbare was in another awesome form on Wednesday (2) at P-T-S meeting in Slovakia. Okagbare blasted the whole field to break the meet 100m record with impressive 10.98s. Edgar Rivera was over the moon as he broke Mexican high jump record after soared 2.31m to […]