Van Niekerk
Van Niekerk

Wayde van Niekerk’s coach Ans Botha has said the sprinter is likely to make his return to competition during the European outdoor campaign, informs the Independent Online.

“I don’t want to make any predictions, but at this stage, we are positive that he will be able to get his first few races when the European season begins,” she said.

Also, French triple jump star and former World champion Teddy Tamgho set his goal for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

After a long period marred by injuries, the Cuban Ivan Pedroso-coached athlete, hopes for a return to top shape.

Kevin Menaldo has announced his retirement from pole vaulting at the age of 26, informs L’Equipe. Menaldo won bronze at the 2014 European Championships and cleared 5.88m during the 2018 indoor season.

“It’s a shame because he still had good things to do. But it’s better to stop at age 26 than drag yourself to 35,” said his coach Philippe d’Encausse.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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