Akani Simbine is consistently proving why he will be a major force in the 100m this year, as he posted the fastest time in the 100m by a South African sprinter on home soil, crossing the line in 9.92s at the Athletics Gauteng North Championships today, Saturday, March 18th. Simbine, first clocked a fast 9.98s
Since winning Silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Luvo Manyonga has come in leaps and bound, and on Friday the South African broke the African men’s Long Jump record, winning with a staggering mark of 8.62m at the Athletics Gauteng North (AGN) Championships in Tshwane in Pretoria. Just 11 days ago, Manyonga recorded the
In what was her first competitive race of the season, Caster Semenya further displayed that she can excel in any event she competes in, racing to a Personal Best (PB) of 9:36.29 to win the women’s 3000m at the ASA speed series 3 held at the McCarthur stadium in Potchefsroom, South Africa. Known mainly for
Baboloki Thebe stormed to a World Leading (WL) time of 44.89s, clinching victory in the men’s 400m at the Botswana Athletics Association meet held in Francistown on Saturday. So far, Thebe’s time is the fastest in the outdoor circuit this year which will see him rank as the number one male quarter-miler, taking over from
Adekunle Fasasi is showing that he is in great form and would be the Nigerian quarter-miler to watch out for, after racing to an indoor Personal Best (PB) of 45.57s to finish 2nd in heat 1 and qualifying for the men’s 400m final at the ongoing National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Indoor Championships.
Promising South African sprinter, Clarence Munyai, took a step further in establishing himself as the next big name in African sprints, smashing South Africa’s 22-year old 200m junior record at the Gauteng North league meet last weekend, clocking an impressive 20.10s The 19-year old first set a Personal Best (PB) of 10.20s in the 100m,
South Africa’s 100m record holder, Akani Simbine began his 2017 outdoor season on a record breaking note, becoming the first South African athlete to clock a sub 10s and 20s in the 100m and 200m respectively, a feat he achieved on the same day while competing last weekend at the Athletics Gauteng North league meet.
Middle Tennessee State University Junior, Loveth Odia emerged champion in the women’s 400m after racing to an Indoor Personal Best (PB) of 53.88s to secure the title at the Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Alabama during the weekend. The Nigerian sprinter erased her former lifetime best of 55.18s set in Nashville
Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan was the standout performer at the Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Birmingham, Alabama over the weekend, as she outclassed the rest of the field in the women’s 60m Hurdles and 200m respectively. The African Games 100m Hurdles proved too strong for her opponents in the 60m Hurdles as she
Nigerian quarter-miler, Paul Dedewo is definitely up for big times this year, as the speedster has once again shattered his 400m Indoor Personal Best (PB) for the second time in three weeks. Dedewo, competing in his second indoor race of the year, erased his previous PB of 46.33s to clock a new one of 45.73s,