Entry lists published for Paris 2024 Olympic Games

The entry lists for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games have been published, featuring the names of athletes who intend to compete in the French capital when athletics takes place between 1-11 August.

The “Stars” confirm their supremacy

The African Championships in Douala (June 21-26) witnessed the continent's experienced athletes assert their supremacy in their respective events. Triple jump world champion Hugues Fabrice Zango (Burkina Faso) and hammer thrower Mostafa Elgamel (Egypt) were crowned for the third time. Odile Ahouanwanou has written a beautiful story for Benin.

Bawah FUSEINI, President of Ghana Athletics: “I am so grateful to President Hamad KALKABA MALBOUM”

After hosting the African Games last March in Accra, Ghana won the organization of the senior African athletics championships in 2026. The decision was taken by the Council of the African Athletics Confederation, meeting in Douala, in Cameroon. Ghana competed with Botswana. He obtained 12 of the 15 votes of the members of the Council of the body. The president of the Ghanaian federation, Bawah FUSEINI, specified that the event will take place in the capital Accra.

The CAA in conclave on June 20 in Douala

The CAA Council will be held on June 20, 2024 at the Crystal Palace hotel in Douala. Among the points discussed, Communication by the CAA President, Activity report by the Chief Executive Officer, Financial Report by the Financial Director, Report on the 23rd Africa senior Championships, Douala 2024, Report of Safeguarding, CAA constitution revision Project, Allocation of U18/U20 Africa Championships 2025: candidate: MADAGASCAR, Allocation of the Africa seniors Championships 2026: two candidates: GHANA and BOTSWANA, Date and place of the CAA ordinary congress in 2025, Date and place of next council meeting

Beatrice Chebet breaks world 10.000m record

In a race that was set up as a 10.000m world record attempt, the competitor who initially had no intention of challenging the record became the one ultimately to smash it. 

Sekgodiso clocks world 800m lead in Marrakech

South Africa’s Prudence Sekgodiso achieved her first ever victory in a Wanda Diamond League meeting, winning the 800m at the Meeting International Mohammed VI d’Athlétisme in Marrakesh in a world-leading 1:57.26 on Sunday (19).

The Memorandum of Understanding sealed

The MoU relating to the organization of the 23rd African Senior Athletics Championships was initialed and signed on May 10, 2024, by the three main stakeholders, namely, the Ministry of Sports and Physical Education of the Republic of Cameroon (Professor Narcisse Mouelle Kombi), the Confederation of African Athletics (Mr Hamad KALKABA MALBOUM) and the Cameroonian Athletics Federation (Mr Emmanuel Motomby Mbome). The signing ceremony illustrates the commitment without reserves by the parties to successfully organize this major event of African Athletics. The Championships will be organized from June 21 to 26, 2024 at “Stade de la Réunification” in Douala.

Olympic relay fields formed at WRE Bahamas 24

70 teams have qualified for relay events at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games following two days of thrilling action at the World Athletics Relays Bahamas 24 (4-5 May)

Fourteen teams in each of the five disciplines being contested in Nassau – the women’s and men’s 4x100m and 4x400m plus the mixed 4x400m – automatically qualified for Paris places. The first 40 qualified teams were confirmed on Saturday and the final 30 on Sunday, following a second Olympic qualifying round for teams that missed out on day one.

World Athletics Relays: Entry lists for “Bahamas 24” published

Entry lists for the World Athletics Relays Bahamas 24 confirm that 893 athletes from 54 countries will descend on Nassau for the global event on 4-5 May.

A total of 32 teams are entered for the men’s 4x100m and 30 are entered for the women’s 4x100m. There’ll also be 32 teams for the men’s 4x400m, 27 for the women’s 4x400m and 30 in the mixed 4x400m.