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Odinga, Olunga, Sonko lead Kenyans in congratulating Jepchirchir

Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Harambee Stars striker Michael Olunga led Kenyans in congratulating world half marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir on her Saturday victory during the world half marathon championships in Gdynia, Poland. Odinga and Olunga led Nairobi governor Mike Sonko, Nandi governor Stephen Sang, Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen amiong others following […]

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Jepchirchir smash another world record

Kenya’s Peres Jepchirchir broke her own world record after winning the 2020 World half marathon championships in Gdynia, Poland. After reclaiming her title she last won in 2016, Jepchichir smashed the world record to 65:16, lowering her previous time of 65:34. World Athletics on their official twitter account wrote: Kenya’s Peres Jepchirchir wins in a […]

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Jepchirchir reclaims her world half marathon title

World women’s only world record holder Peres Jepchirchir won the world half marathon title ran to today in Gdynia, Poland. After missing the 2018 edition, Jepchirchir reclaimed her title she last won in 2016. Jepchirchir’s 65:16 is the world record, winning gold followed by Germany’s Melat Yisak Kejeta who took silver in a women-only European […]

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Athletics family mourns Rono

Athletics family is mourning the death of former Commonwealth Games 3,000m steeplechase bronze medalist Kiprotich Rono is dead. According to his brother Marius Rono, the 1978 Commonwealth 3000m steeplechase bronze died from diabetes and hypertension Rono said Kiprotich died at about 4.30pm on Tuesday after a long battle with diabetes and high blood pressure. “My […]

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Wanjiru handed four years ban by AIU

Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has handed former London marathon champion Daniel Wanjiru four years for violations of anti doping rules. The 2017 London Marathon winner was provisionally suspended on April 14 after anomalies with his Athlete Biological Passport, the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules where his ban takes effect from December 9, 2019. Following such decision, […]

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I need to rest after London marathon- Kipruto

After tiring London marathon, former Toronto marathon winner Benson Kipruto will be taking a rest to nurse his injury as he awaits big marathon ahead. Kipruto, who finished 7th said the race was tiring hence picking an injury and he will take time off. Full Report: https://www.the-star.co.ke/sports/athletics/2020-10-14-kipruto-to-take-time-out-after-tiring-london-race/