Local media reports suggest retired farmer Dhaqabo Ebba's recollections of historical events place his date of birth in the 1850s
Jamaican powered through after slow start
Keeping track: It was a bit of a sight with me in tears and Perri in a wheelchair!
The best efforts of Africa’s finest cannot deny the superstar of distance running his double double glory on the Moscow track
A military plane that crash-landed in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Friday belonged to Ethiopia and was carrying ammunition, two security sources said.
Rutherford set to decide today if he will compete in Moscow but Farah reigns supreme
An emergency locator transmitter problem may have caused the fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane that caused disruption last week at Heathrow airport, it was revealed today.
The 787, launched as the world's most eco-friendly plane, may be grounded for a second time
Coach of eliminated Under-21 side to play youngsters available for next tournament
The Independent has seen a defiant letter smuggled out of jail by a man who pines for democracy
Hydroelectric project creating water anxiety in Egypt; reporter covering farm evictions arrested
Double Olympic champion fancies a crack at Steve Jones' 28-year-old British record of two hours seven minutes 13 seconds
The fragile remains of a three-year-old girl who died about 3.3 million years ago in East Africa have revealed that our early human ancestors still spent much of their time in the trees long after they had fully mastered the art of walking on two legs.
A pride of captive lions descended from the private menagerie of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia is genetically distinct from all other lions of Africa, a study has found.
You'd think it would end up in the pockets of Mr Bellagio, or Caesars Palace, but a Las Vegas cabbie who found $220 000 dollars in the back of his car did something remarkable with the cash - he gave it back to the punter who'd won it. The Las Vegas Review-Journal has details.
Jamaican wins again and Grabarz grabs high jump prize, but no glory for Kenyan 800m star