Monthly archive for August2014

Tianna Bartoletta sits at the top of the Long Jump World Lead List

Tianna Bartoletta sits at the top of the Long Jump World Lead List

BARTOLETTA REGAINS HER ICE-COOL LONG JUMP COMPOSURE Tianna Bartoletta’s ultra-competitive performance in cool and  blustery conditions at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Thursday offered further evidence that her return to long jumping after a seven-year absence has been well-judged. The US athlete has…

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Mutaz Barshim Closes High Jump Diamond League Race with Win in Birmingham

Mutaz Barshim Closes High Jump Diamond League Race with Win in Birmingham

BARSHIM WINS LATEST HIGH JUMP BATTLE WITH BONDARENKO – IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE Mutaz Essa Barshim won the latest high jump battle with his arch rival Bogdan Bondarenko at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, as both men cleared 2.38m in another high quality…

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Blessing Okagbare’s Drive to Stick with Sprints Pays off in Commonwealth Games

Blessing Okagbare’s Drive to Stick with Sprints Pays off in Commonwealth Games

Revealed: Okagbare almost quit athletics on August 04, 2014   /   in Sports 12:26 am BY JOHN EGBOKHAN Executive Chairman of the Delta State Sports Commission, Pinnick Amaju has said that Nigerians should celebrate Delta State Governor Dr. Emmanuel Udughan for the gold medals won by Blessing Okagbare…

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