Athletics

St Lucia’s Julien Alfred smashes NCAA 60m record again with world-leading 7.02 at Martin Luther King Invitational

The Convent of Mercy Academy, Alpha High School, has expressed appreciation to Express Canteen Services for sponsorship of its sports program. Express’ sporting support for the traditional all-girls institution was formalized during a $250,000 check handing-over ceremony on Tuesday by the company’s CEO, Ryan Foster, to Principal Mrs Kali McMorris, in the presence of teachers, …

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Ballinamore’s Patricia Griffin named Leitrim Sports Star Awards Hall of Fame recipient

Ballinamore’s famed international athlete and two time winner of the Women’s Mini-Marathon Patricia Griffin has been named as the 2022 Hall of Fame winner for this year’s Leitrim Sports Star Awards, as organized by the Leitrim Sports Partnership. Patricia, who joins her husband Padraig as a winner of the Hall of Fame award, will receive …

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Melly and Geremew run course records for Seoul Marathon success | REPORTS

Joan Chelimo Melly and Mosinet Geremew both broke the course records to triumph at the Seoul Marathon, a World Athletics Elite Platinum Label road race, on Sunday (17). Ethiopia’s world silver medallist Geremew saw off the challenge of his compatriot Herpasa Negasa and Brazil’s Daniel do Nascimento to win the men’s race in 2:04:43, while …

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Winning the Mumbai Marathon on Sunday was a confidence booster, says army’s elite runner Thonakal Gopi

It was a good day in the office for India’s international runner Thonakal Gopi as he finished first in the Indian category of the Tata Mumbai Marathon on Sunday (January 15). While Ethiopia’s Hayle Lemi and Anchalem Haymanot won the elite foreign men’s and women’s race in a course record. “I am excited to have …

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Kurgat, Bor Impress with Victories at the USATF Cross Country Championships

MECHANICSVILLE, Virginia — With Team USATF roster spots on the line for the World Athletics Cross Country Championships in Bathurst, Australia next month, the competition was fierce at the USATF Cross Country Championships, as US Army standouts Ednah Kurgat and Emmanuel Bor won the open women’s and open men’s titles, Irene Riggs and Leo Young …

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