Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia celebrates after winning gold and setting new championship record in the Women's 5000 metres final. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana put on a brilliant display of front-running to win the women's 5,000 metres at the world championships on Sunday and deprive compatriot Genzebe Dibaba of an unprecedented double gold. The 23-year-old broke for home with four laps to go and clocked a championship record 14 minutes 26.83 seconds to win by more ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare (left), Regina George, Dominique Duncan and Christy Udoh after winning the women's 4 x 200 metres at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas…yesterday. PHOTO: AFP ...The Guardian Nigeria, 1 month ago
LAST month in China's famous Bird's Nest stadium — scene of the 2008 Beijing Olympics — Africa and its diaspora shone brightly at the World Athletics Championships. Kenya topped the overall medals table with seven gold; Jamaica was second with ...BDlive, 2 months ago
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