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Eunice Kirwa provisionally suspended for doping

Reigning Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has provisionally been suspended for doping violations, using erythropoietin (EPO). The Kenyan born turned Bahraini international was suspended by Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). The 35 year old Nandi born runner finished behind winner Jemima Sumgong who is also banned and ahead of ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba.

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Paralympian Vincent Mutai wins April StarTimes gong

Three time Paralympics champion Vincent Mutai is the StarTimes/Sports Journalists Association of kenya (SJAK) Sports Personality of the Month of April 2019. The paralympian won three Class T46 Gold medals in 100m, 200m and the Long Jump at the 4th International Athletics Meeting in Marrakech, Morocco. Mutai beat African U20 gold medallists Faith Chepkemoi and […]

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Tabitha Gachia leads all Kenyan podium sweep at Guthenburg half marathon

Tabitha Gachia led an all podium finish for kenyan runners at the Gothenburg half marathon on Saturday. The Kenyan runner was on top of the game, defeating former world cross country junior bronze medalist Cynthia Jerop. Little known Gachia edged reigning Kass marathon winner Cynthia Jerop and Ruth Jebitok in a 1-2-3 podium sweep for […]

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Beatrice Chepkoech tops Shanghai Diamond League

Reigning world 3,000m steeplechase world record holder Beatrice Chepkoech led world under 20 3,000m steeplechase champion Celliphine Chespol to a 1-2 podium finish for Kenyans at the second leg of IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai, China. Chepkoech ran the world lead of 9:04.53 ahead of Chespol’s 9:11.53 as Ugandan Peruth Chemutai in 9:17.79. In 5,000m, […]

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4x400m a reprieve for Kenya team at world relays

Kenya team captain at the world Relays championships in Yokohama, Japan Aron Koech anchored his team to qualify into the finals in 4x400m relay as the championships kicked off today ahead of tomorrow’s final. Koech, who won the Africa Athletics championships gold in Assaba, Nigeria coordinated well with Jared Momanyi, Maureen Thomas and Hellen symbua […]