Athletics

Ultra Modern Stadium Construction In Dodoma To Start Soon: Magufuli

ultra modern dodoma stadium

The ultra modern, biggest and better sports stadium is coming up in the capital city Dodoma. President John Magufuli said the plan to it is in progress and construction to begin soon. Addressing to the mass at Jamhuri Stadium in the city on the occasion of 53rd Anniversary of Union between Zanzibar and Tanganyika, the president added the plan is ...

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Is Oscar Pistorius Trying Suicide At Kgosi Mampuru Prison?

Last week it was wrist injuries and now he is on a suicide watch in jail South African jail even though repeated denial of any attempt to commit such act. Oscar Pistorius is currently serving a six year prison sentence for being convicted of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Last week, his wrists were found slashed inside the Kgosi Mampuru Prison ...

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La Liga best African player nominees

La Liga best African player nominees

Ikechukwu Uche, a Nigerian striker was chosen from the three nominess as the best African star for the past Spanish La Liga season. Uche celebrated scoring his 100th goal in Spain last week. In the 2013 – 2014 season, the Spanish La Liga has named three nominees for the best African star in the La Liga league. The first nominee is ...

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Kenya¹s running legends share their secrets to success

In Why We Run, Al Jazeera Correspondent Andy Richardson explores why Kenya’s runners excel in endurance running – and why so many humans love the sport. Kenya’s legends of running have shed light on what motivates them to run, and why so many Kenyans are achieving success in the sport. Four of the five fastest ever marathons have been run ...

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Kogo and Bett for Zayed Charity 10-km race in United Arab Emirates

Former Olympic 10,000m bronze medallist Micah Kogo and Emmanuel Bett are some of the top Kenyan runners invited for Zayed Charity 10-km race scheduled for January 31 in the United Arab Emirates. The two will compete in the road race alongside two other Kenyans—Ezekiel Kosgei, who finished second in Ndakaini Half Marathon this year and Maxwell Nyamu. World 1,500m champion Asbel ...

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Uganda dominates Cross Country meet

Ronald Musagala beat Ethiopia’s Bezabh Belay to win the Africa University Cross Country championships and also lead Uganda’s Kampala University to the team event gold medal at the Africa University Cross Country Championships that took place at Entebbe Golf Course on Sunday. Winnie Nanyondo won the women’s event but a 2-3-4 finish from Ndejje University’s Dorcus Ajok, Annet Chebet and ...

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Kemboi, Sum get just rewards

Double-Olympic 3000m steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi and world women’s 800m gold medallist Eunice Sum are Athletics Kenya’s male and female athletes of the year. The duo were crowned on Thursday night at a colourful AK Gala Night at an  Eldoret Sports Club. The ceremony concluded a three-day athletes seminar. Kemboi was an outstanding performer in the outgoing season picking a  ...

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