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Arusha hosts East African parliamentary games

The fifth edition of the East African inter-parliamentary games. Teams from the legislative assemblies in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda will take part. The games usually include only...
Accra What's on

Accra Ultra marathon

This marathon, which is now in its second year, emphasises the need to keep fit and focuses on common and preventable health problems such as high blood pressure, hypertension and diabetes. It is o...
Cape Town What's on

TriRock Robben Island Triathlon

The annual Robben Island Triathlon adds a 14 km run this year to the swim-bike-run formula of the competition. The triathlon includes a harbour swim and then bicycling and running past many of the...
Nairobi What's on

Nairobi Standard Chartered Marathon

Registration for the marathon is still open online until 17.00 on 24 October. The annual event, sponsored by Standard Chartered for the 12th year running, includes not just the usual full (42 km) a...
Cape Town What's on

Cape Town hosts national gymnastics

The South African gym games, organised by the South African Gymnastics Federation, take place in Cape Town. There are six disciplines – artistic men and women, trampoline and tumbling, acroba...
Accra What's on

Accra international marathon

The eighth Accra international marathon includes a full marathon as well as half marathon, 10km and 5km courses. The emphasis of the Accra marathon, organised by AIM Ghana, is on an active and heal...
Cape Town What's on

Cape Town marathon 2014

The Cape Town marathon, which has been a fixture since 2007, runs over a flat and fast course designed to give both experienced runners fast timings and beginners a good introductory experience. Th...
Arusha What's on

Safari Marathon postponed

Security concerns postpone Sarfari Marathon The Safari Marathon, which was scheduled on 7 September, has been postponed until 2015 for what have been called “security reasons”. Accor...
Nairobi What's on

Nairobi Diamond run date change

The 10-km Nairobi Diamond run has been postponed from 27 July to 17 August because it clashes with other athletic events, such as the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the Africa Senior Athletics in M...
Arusha What's on

Safari marathon Arusha

The fifth edition of the Safari Marathon. Several thousand participants will run in one of three races, the half marathon, the 10 km and the 5 km runs. Last year the starting point is the famous...
Arusha What's on

Ngorongoro half marathon

This half marathon is to raise funds for malaria protection and control. The seventh Race against Malaria is organised by Zara Charity, the Rift Valley Athletics Club and sponsored by the Ngorongor...
Nairobi What's on

First Lady half marathon

The half marathon starts in Uhuru Gardens, through Wilson Airport Road, Langata Road, Mombasa Road and back to Uhuru Gardens. The run, which is supported by the first lady Margaret Kenyatta and the...
Cape Town What's on

Libya wins CHAN title in Cape Town

Libya takes home CHAN title Libya’s Mediterranean Knights won the African Nations Championships (CHAN) in Cape Town in a 4-3 shootout in extra time against the favourites, Ghana’s Black...
Cape Town What's on

Ghana to meet Libya in CHAN finals in Cape Town

Ghana’s Black Stars play Libya’s Mediterranean Knights in the final of the African Nations Championships (CHAN) in Cape Town Stadium on 1 Feb. In the semi finals Ghana beat the Nigerian...
Cape Town What's on

Stay fit stay safe

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