Author: Athleticshour

Middle Tennessee’s Abigail Kwarteng has been named Women’s Field Athlete of the Year in a dazzling acknowledgment of her exceptional athletic prowess. Hailing from Bekwai, Ghana, Kwarteng has become a figure of inspiration and a testament to the endless possibilities of hard work and dedication. Most recently, Kwarteng proved her mettle as the national runner-up in the high jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. An accolade that stands as a testament to her talent and commitment to her craft. Her stellar performance was further recognized when she clinched the 2022 C-USA Outdoor high jump championship. But that’s not all. Kwarteng…

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A Close Call in Hurdles The 2022 Doha Diamond League meeting was a spectacle filled with excitement, competition, and nail-biting moments. The event was a testament to the level of talent and skill that athletes across the world possess. One of the most thrilling moments of the meeting was in the hurdles race, which saw a tight finish that had everyone holding their breath. Keni Harrison, renowned for her agility and speed, started the race with a slight mishap. She clipped the first hurdle, replicating a similar incident that happened last weekend. Despite this setback, she showed her resilience and…

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A Spectacle of Athletic Prowess The Paris Diamond League 2022 was a feast of world-class athletic performance and stunning victories. The intensity on the track and field was palpable, and every athlete gave their all to secure their place in the history of the sport. Here’s a rundown of some of the most memorable moments from the event. A standout performance was delivered by Hill Bashing, who dominated the pole vault competition with a clear lead, putting in a winning time of 50.10 seconds. Meanwhile, the Olympic champion Allman, hailed as the season’s most impressive discus thrower, was unexpectedly beaten…

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A Spectacular Night of Sprinting The Lausanne Diamond League recently hosted one of the most thrilling women’s 100 meters races, with top athletes from across the globe battling for glory. Among the star-studded line-up were some of the best sprinters, including Alexandra Burkhart from Germany, the Ivorian Marie-Josée Ta Lou, Jamaican trio Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price, Jericho Jackson, and Elaine Thompson, Mujinga Kambunji from Switzerland, and Britain’s Daryl Neita. Women’s 100m Results Wind: 0.0 POSNAMECOUNTRYRESULTS1HOBBS AleiaUSA10.872JACKSON SherickaJAM10.883TA LOU Marie-JoséeCIV10.894DAVIS TamariUSA10.946KAMBUNDJI MujingaSUI11.155TERRY TwanishaUSA11.137SEEDO N’KetiaNED11.41DQTHOMPSON-HERAH ElaineJAMTR 16.8False Start Burkhart, a semi-finalist at the Tokyo Olympics, demonstrated remarkable form, having come close to her personal…

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The African Union Sports Council applauded the Accra 2023 Local Organising Committee for proposing the creation of an African Games Hall of Fame. The idea was presented to the AUSC and TCAG teams at a joint meeting held at the Alisa Hotel in Accra on February 13, 2022, by Dr. Bella Bello Bitugu, chairman of the 13th African Games Legacy Sub-Committee. African Games 2023: Use ex-athletes as partners to promote African Games- Kadidiatou Kanoute Mrs. Kadidiatou Kanoute, Chairperson of the TCAG mission to Accra, praised the plan, calling it a brilliant idea for preserving the games’ memories. READ ALSO “I…

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