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Kenya: Power of Faith – World Record Holder Kipyegon Wins Women’s 5000m At Olympics Trials

By AllAfrica News: Sport

[Capital FM] Nairobi — Double world record holder Faith Kipyegon stormed to victory in the women’s 5000m at the national trials for the Paris Olympics, in what was her first race of the year.

Kenya: ‘Who Am I Not to Double?’ World Record Holder Chebet Eyes Two Medals At Paris Olympics

By AllAfrica News: Sport

[Capital FM] Nairobi — World record holder for the women’s 10,000m Beatrice Chebet is confident of her stamina to double in the 5000m and 10,000m at the upcoming Olympics in Paris.

Zimbabwe: SA Expert to Assess White City Timing System

By AllAfrica News: Sport

[The Herald] The National Athletics Association of Zimbabwe (NAAZ) is this week set to fly in an expert from South Africa to assess the readiness of the electronic timing system at White City Stadium ahead of the Inter-Provincial Championships on Satur…

Nigeria: Ten Countries Set to Compete At 4th MOC Grand Prix

By AllAfrica News: Sport

[Premium Times] The 4th MoC Grand Prix has attracted international interest, with athletes from countries like Iran and Turkey registering to compete alongside Nigerian and other African athletes in Lagos.

Ghana: Ghana Gears Up for CAA Region II Athletics Championships

By AllAfrica News: Sport

[Ghanaian Times] The countdown has begun and in just a few days, the University of Ghana Stadium at Legon in Accra will transform into a hub of athletics excellence as Ghana hosts the coveted CAA Region II Athletics Championships on June 4-5.

Uganda: Cheptegei Announces Plans to Quit Track Racing for Marathons

By AllAfrica News: Sport

[Observer] Uganda’s three-time World champion, Joshua Cheptegei has stepped up preparations for the forthcoming Olympics in Paris but also announced that this could be the last time he is seen competing at track events.

Namibia: Benjamin Wins La 400m Hurdles in Blistering 46.64sec

By Namibian

[Namibian] American Rai Benjamin won the men’s 400m hurdles in a world-leading 46.64 seconds at the Los Angeles Grand Prix on Saturday as Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone posted an impressive 200m victory.

Kenya: NOCK Support for Athletics Coaches a Timely Boost Ahead of Olympics

By AllAfrica News: Sport

[Capital FM] Nairobi — The National Olympics Committee of Kenya (NOCK) have been lauded for their financial support towards athletics coaches even as they prepare athletes for this summer’s Olympic Games.

Nigeria: Nigerian Athletes Shine At Adidas Atlanta City Games

By AllAfrica News: Sport

[Premium Times] Favour Ofili of Nigeria was one of those who stole the show at the Adidas Atlanta City Games at the weekend.

Kenya: Bekele & Kipchoge – Will Paris 2024 Be Final Showdown?

By AllAfrica News: Sport

[Capital FM] Nairobi — One of the great athletics rivalries of all time will be renewed at Paris 2024 after Kenenisa Bekele was named in Ethiopia’s marathon squad.