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Athletics Briefs: Rudisha for Weltklasse, Bokel replaces Fredericks, Nigeria gets Sydney Gold...and more

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ZURICH (SUI): The 800 m world record holder David Rudisha of Kenya is the latest top name confirmed for Weltklasse Zurich on August 30.
Already earlier the participation of Usain Bolt was announced. "First I want to concentrate on the Olympics. Then I want run a really fast race," said Rudisha. For Zurich he will prepare at his German base in Tubingen.

Rudisha also promised to be part of Youth trains with Weltklasse kids clinic. In men pole vault confirmed is the duel of top European vaulters Renaud Lavillenie versus Bjorn Otto.

LONDON (GBR): Germany's Claudia Bokel has been elected as the new chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission. Bokel replaces outgoing chair Frank Fredericks of Namibia reports Insidethegames.

The IOC Athletes' Commission itself serves as a consultative body and is the link between active athletes and the IOC. It is composed of 12 athletes with eight Summer Olympians and four Winter Olympians elected for ei…

Mission2London: Ruddy Zang-Milama (GABON) African 100m Champion

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Current African 100m champion, Ruddy Zang-Milama of Gabon, told AthleticsAfrica.Com of her joy of winning the title in Benin, finally ending the Nigerian domination of the event and her target of reaching the 100m Final at the London 2012 Olympics. Video by Yomi Omogbeja.
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London 2012 - Africa are you ready

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Mission2London: Obinna Metu (NGR)

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Mission2London: Blessing Okagbare (NGR) after PB at Crystal Palace SDL

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Calabar 2012 - Women 100m Final plus Interviews

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