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July 30

  • Nigeria: A Blessing in Disguise - Okagbare's Journey to Commonwealth Gold [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    Blessing Okagbare, who stormed to gold in the Commonwealth Games 100 metres on Monday, only took up sprinting in 2009. She is one of many West African sprinters who are clear... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Crisis Rocks Niger State Sports Ministry Over Festival List

    Independent

    Niger State Sports Ministry is enmeshed in crisis over list of athletes for the coming National Sports Festival (NSF) in Calabar, Cross River state. Read more »

  • Kenya: Sum, Jepkosgei Storm to Women 800m Semis

    Capital FM

    World champion Eunice Sum led mentor Janeth Jepkosgei to the semi-finals after completing a wire-to-wire victory in the fastest time of the day of 2:02.37 in the women 800m heats... Read more »

  • Kenya: Sum, Jepkosgei, Gicharu Storm to Semis

    Capital FM

    World champion Eunice Sum and mentor Janeth Jepkosgei sailed to the semi-finals of the women 800m as Commonwealth silver winner, flyweight Benson Gicharu, also made the last four... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kirui Outlasts Chemos for Gold No Five for Kenya

    Capital FM

    In what is becoming a hallmark for Kenya at the Glasgow Games, Purity Cherotich Kirui unfurled a stunning victory over favoured world women steeplechase champion, Milcah Chemos, to... Read more »

  • Kenya: Rudisha Sets Amos Finals Re-Match

    Capital FM

    A tantalising re-match between Olympics champion, David Rudisha and silver medallist, Nijel Amos is on the cards when the pair qualified from the front during the men 800m semi... Read more »

  • Kenya: Candy Records Fights Off Athletics Kenya

    The Star

    GLOVES are off between music and film recording stable Candy n Candy Records and the country's athletics governing body Athletics Kenya (AK) over the latter's bid to discredit the... Read more »

  • Namibia: Ishitile Not Thrilled By Bronze

    Namibian

    Para-athlete starlet Lahja Ishitile "is really not happy" with winning Namibia's second bronze medal of the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Monday, as she believes she could have done... Read more »

  • Namibia: Jonas Secures Third Medal for Namibia

    Namibian

    Boxer Junias Jonas secured a third medal for Namibia at the commonwealth Games on Tuesday evening when he progressed to the semifinals. Read more »



July 29

  • Cameroon: First Gold for Cameroon at Commonwealth Games

    Cameroon Tribune

    Cameroon has won its first gold medal at the ongoing 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow-Scotland. The gold medal which happens to be the first for Cameroon since the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Chepkirui, Chepng'etich Reign in Glasgow

    Capital FM

    Joyce Chepkirui and former World Junior champion, Faith Chepng'etich tore the form book to scale the heights to Commonwealth glory Tuesday in the women 10,000m and 1500m finals, as... Read more »

  • South Africa: Athletes Urged to Register for Mandela Day Marathon

    SAnews.gov.za

    Athletes interested in running in this year's Mandela Day Marathon must register before the closing deadline of Thursday, 31 July. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenyan Sweep As Chepkirui Snatches Glory

    Capital FM

    Joyce Chepkirui upset the apple-cart by eclipsing favourite Florence Kiplagat on the line in a nail-biting dramatic finish as Kenya celebrated her third gold medal of the Glasgow... Read more »

  • Kenya: Rudisha Cruises, Wasike Bows Out

    Capital FM

    Olympic champion and world record holder, David Rudisha cruised into the semi-finals of the men's 800m after safely negotiating his heat at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday to... Read more »

  • Angola: Angola Finish Fourth in CPLP Athletics Games

    ANGOP

    Angola finished fourth in Athletics of 9th games of the Portuguese Speaking Country Community (CPLP), with seven medals, in which three medals of gold and bronze and one silver. Read more »

  • Namibia: Kuugongelwa, Armas Win Windhoek Victory Races

    Namibian

    Uveni Kuugongelwa and Alina Armas were the senior winners of the final leg of the Old Mutual Victory Races which took place in Windhoek on Saturday. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kipketer and Kipyega Wrap-Up Oregon Show With Gold

    The Star

    Alfred Kipketer and Barnabas Kipyego clinched gold in the mens 800m and 3000m steeplechase races respectively as Kenya finished second overall at the world junior athletics... Read more »



July 28

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