IAAF Diamond League expands into a fourth continent: Africa | IAAF

On March 3, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced in a press release that Rabat, Morocco would replace New York as a destination for one of its elite track and field meets: The General Assembly of the Diamond League meeting yesterday in Zurich, Switzerland has decided to include Rabat, Morocco as a new host city for the prestigious global series of one-day athletics meetings. The Meeting International Mohammed ...

Racing in Sahara | Connection

A Virginia man competed in the Maroc Challenge desert motorcar rally: Paul R. Misencik Jr., a South Lakes High School graduate of 1986, competed in the grueling six-day Maroc Challenge, a motorcar rally across some of the most inhospitable, Sahara Desert terrain in Morocco. Reston residents and friends of Paul Jr. followed his progress during the race. The race ended Dec. 9, Paul’s birthday. Paul drove with John Spencer Cheevey ...

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