SA a favourite hunting ground for Ethiopian Nare

AFTER a successive hat-trick of victories, Ethiopia’s Tadu Nare has underlined her position as the favourite to win the Spar Grand Prix series in South Africa. She has established an almost unassailable lead in 2021, with a total of 75 points. Nare capped another fine weekend with a runaway victory in the Durban race this […]

Majid Al Futtaim Launches AI Powered Carrefour City+; The Region’s First Check-Out Free Store

Carrefour City+ The Region’s First Check-Out Free Store Carrefour City+ offers customers a fast, seamless and contactless shopping experience From start to finish, the new store explores a holistic approach to Artificial Intelligence Customers simply pick their products and walk-out with no staff interaction or checkout DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Majid Al Futtaim – the leading […]

Somalia-born Runners Shine at Tokyo Olympics

Somali-born Dutch runner Abdi Nageeye encouraged his friend to keep up the pace moments before the duo finished second and third in Sunday’s men’s marathon at the Olympics in Tokyo. “Stay with me, we are going to make history! Don’t fall behind,” Nageeye urged Bashir Abdi, a Somali Belgian. Somalia sent two athletes to the […]

Ethiopian Barega Upsets Uganda’s Cheptegei to Win Shock 10,000-Meter Gold

TOKYO – Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega sprinted the last lap to beat world record holder Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda and win a shock Olympic gold medal in the men’s 10,000 meters on Friday. The 21-year-old Barega powered down the home straight to cross the line in 27 minutes 43.22 seconds, ahead of world champion Cheptegei in […]

‘Wow! Wow!’ Women Get Olympic Track Off to Sizzling Start

TOKYO – Usain Bolt might be long gone from the sprint scene. It doesn’t mean Jamaica has slowed down one bit. Nobody has, at least not on the women’s side of the sport. An opening day at the Olympics that’s supposed to produce little more than a brisk jog for the world’s best at 100 […]

Ethiopia Wins First Gold Medal in Tokyo Olympics

Addis Ababa Ethiopia earned its first gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics when Solomon Barega won the first track and field in 10,000 meters today. Solomon broke clear on the last lap and won in 27 minutes, 43.22 seconds, upsetting world champion and world-record holder Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda, who took the silver medal in […]

SA sides gear up for action-packed Guinness PRO14 derby

The Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs will be bracing themselves for an action-packed Guinness PRO14 derby on Saturday at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth in what will mark the first encounter between the sides this season and th…