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World Athletics hands Kipsang four years ban

Former world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang has been handed four years ban from all competitions for wherabots Failure. Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) on its official Twitter account @aiu_athletics announced that @WorldAthletics Disciplinary Tribunal has banned long-distance runner Wilson Kipsang of Kenya for 4-years with effect from 10 January 2020 for Whereabouts Failures and Tampering […]

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Kahata joins Simba ahead of league restart

Kenyan midfielder Francis Kahata joined his Tanzanian club Simba SC ahead of Tanzanian league restart following the suspension due to coronavirus. The Harambee Stars player joined the Tanzanian side a year ago, travelled yesterday to Tanzania for the league following the announcement by President John Magufuli that allowed all sporting activities to resume this month […]

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Born blind, Koech plans to break Paralympic world record

Olympic Games 1,500m silver medalist Nancy Chelang’at Koech was born blind but her brother, now her guide Geoffrey Rotich advised her to take on athletics. Through that she has made a name for herself in the athletics world competing in T11 Koech wants to break her time in 1,500m. Full Report https://www.the-star.co.ke/sports/athletics/2020-05-19-koech-hopeful-of-breaking-the-record-despite-covid-19/

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Professional athletes can register for coronavirus welfare

Professional athletes who are experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic will be able to register for a one-off welfare grant from today until May 31. Two weeks ago World Athletics and the International Athletics Foundation (IAF) announced that a Sh54 million welfare fund had been created to support professional athletes who have lost a substantial […]