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World Athletics Championships: Kenya’s Omanyala still mentally affected by result

World Athletics Championships: Kenya’s Omanyala still mentally affected by result

Africa's fastest man, Ferdinand Omanyala has been struggling with his mental health since he finished seventh in the final of the men's 100m event at the 2023 World Athletics Championships. Omanyala's coach Duncan Ayiemba claims the Kenyan sprint star is yet to get over his disappointing result in Budapest after he finished the 100m final in 10.07 seconds. USA's Noah Lyles claimed the 100m gold with...

2023 World Athletics Championships: Top 10 Africans to watch out for in Budapest

2023 World Athletics Championships: Top 10 Africans to watch out for in Budapest

The 2023 World Athletics Championships is less than 48 hours upon us as elite athletes gather at the National Athletics Centre in Budapest, Hungary to compete for glory. African athletes are not left out in this and Afrosport takes a look at the top 10 athletes that have a strong shot at claiming medals. 1.) Tobi Amusan Country: Nigeria Discipline: 100 Metres Hurdles World Ranking: 1...

Florence DL: Kipyegon sets new 1500m record, Ta Lou dominates women’s 100m

Florence DL: Kipyegon sets new 1500m record, Ta Lou dominates women’s 100m

History was made at the Florence Diamond League on Friday as Kenya's middle-distance runner Faith Kipyegon set a new world record to win the women's 1500m event. The Olympic Games and World 1500m champion shattered the previous record held by Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba in 2015 after winning Friday's race with a time of 3 minutes and 49.11 seconds. She fended off competition from Britian's Laura Muir...

Diamond League: Omanyala, Machmour, Tebogo & Simbine confirmed for men’s 100m in Rabat

Diamond League: Omanyala, Machmour, Tebogo & Simbine confirmed for men’s 100m in Rabat

The 2023 Rabat Diamond League is set to see four African superstars alongside current World champion, Fred Kerley and Olympic champion, Lamont Marcell Jacobs will face off in the men's 100m event at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat.  The men's 100m startlist include Africa's fastest man, Ferdinand Omanyala from Kenya, former African champion - Akani Simbine of South Africa, Morocco's Machmour Chakir and Botswana's Letsile...