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Rotterdam Marathon: 100% Kenyan podium

Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge won the Rotterdam Marathon imposing himself in 2h 05 min 00 sec. Also the winner of semi-marathon in Barcelona, Kipchoge was close to break Rotterdam Marathon’s record held by another Kenyan: Duncan Kibet, 2 h 04 min 27 sec since 2009. “I am very pleased with my victory and I will return to the record,” said Kipchoge (29 years). Kenyans Bernard Koech (2 h 06 min 08 sec) ...

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Ethiopian Bekele breaks the record in Paris Marathon

Ethiopian long distance runner Kenenisa Bekele won the Paris Marathon on Sunday, finishing the 42.195km (26.22 miles) race in a record 2hr 5min 02secs. The three-time Olympic champion broke the previous record held by Kenyan Stanley Wiwott, who finished the race in 2hr 05:10 in 2012. The race was Bekele’s first marathon. "I didn't have much experience," Bekele said. "It was very tough but it was the time I ...

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Al-Gamel breaks the African record in hammer throwing

The Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) confirmed that Mostafa Al-Gamel is Africa’s top hammer thrower with his new record of 81.29 m that he recorded last week in Cairo. Al-Gamel’s new record beat the last one held by South African Chris Harmse (80.63 m). Al-Gamel (25), is also gold medalist at the African games in 2011 and the 2013 Mediterranean ...

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Sopot: Murielle came second in the 60m race

Côte d'Ivoire Athlete Murielle Ahouré came in the second place in the 60m race in Sopot. The golden medal winner was no other than Jamaican champion Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce who made it in just 6s98. Murielle finished the race in 7s01 and Tianna Bartoletta (7s06) came third. [video id="lJVhmRM45Ec" ...

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World Indoor Athletics Sopot: Genzebe Dibaba won the women’s 3,000 m

Genzebe Dibaba won the women’s 3,000 meters this Sunday at the World Indoor Athletics Sopot in Poland. The Ethiopian finished the race in 8 min 55 s 04c to secure the golden medal. The silver medal went to Kenyan Hellen Obiri (8mn 57s 72) while the bronze medal went Bahraini Maryam Jamal (8mn 59s 16c). Diababa also held the world record for the same distance on February 16 in ...

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Algeria rugby team wins African champions Ivory Cost (Video)

Algeria rugby team emerged victorious in their friendly match against Ivory Cost. The match was held in Toulouse, and ended with the score of 25-18. The Algerians dominated their opponents and succeeded in maintaining a constant pressure that allowed them to win the game against the African nations cup champions. [video id="Jhvw4a7-JSc" ...

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Algeria won the 2014 men’s handball CAN !

Algeria’s national men’s handball team won the 21st edition of the African Nations Championship after defeating title holders Tunisia 25-21 (first half: 12-11) at a final game played Saturday evening in Algiers. Both teams have qualified for the World Championship 2015 in Qatar alongside Egypt who finished third. It is Algeria’s seventh handball CAN title after those of 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989 and ...

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Nigeria: basketball championship in view

 The Nigerian basketball federation is seriously preparing to launch its new season for the 2013-2014 season in the days aheard. This information was disclosed recently by authorities of the federation who say that this comes to put an end to the plenty of speculations as to a an alerged postponement of the championship this year.This according to them will be an opportunity to implement some of the intended ...

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Female volleyball in Cameroon: Finalists known already

Bafia Volleyball Team alongside Litto Team Volleyball Team have qualified for the finals of the cup of Cameroon in volleyball. Both teams obtained their qualification tickets after a play off tournament that was organized last weekend in Yaounde. During the tournament it was not easy for both teams to qualify since the wer each opposed to well known volleyball teams in Cameroon such as INJS and FAB ladies. ...

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Moscow 14th IAAF World Championships in Athletics: results, live reports, articles

All the most recent news and live reports from Moscow are listed here! Friday 16th August * Women’s javelin throw contest: Viljoen (South Africa) qualifies for Javelin Throw finals * IAAF WC Day 6 complete results for Africans * Men’s 3000m steeplechase: 2 medals for Kenya * Kenya move 2nd in medal table Thursday 15th August * Women’s 200m race: Blessing Okagbare in semis * Uhuru Kenyatta in Moscow Wednesday ...

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