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Gideon Kipchumba Kibii made his maiden international trip to China, chasing his running dream, to become the best runner in these days but the dream was short-lived courtesy of unscrupulous businessmen who have manipulated the system to benefit their ego, leaving athletes suffering. On October 26th Kibii, for the first time boarded China-bound plane to run abroad, little […]

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Kipchoge, Kamworor, Rono participate at Lewa Marathon

World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge and world half marathon record holder Geoffrey Kamwororo participated in the virtual Lewa marathon. This year’s race was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic but the organizers staged a virtual race where London marathon champion Kipchoge and New York marathon winner Kamworor were joined by rangers ahead of the […]

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A.K, County government relief Iten runners

Athletics Kenya Elgeyo Marakwet branch, Elgeyo Marakwet County government and Business Community supplied relief food to over 170 athletes in the county. Christened Home of Champions, the federation leadership teamed up with other well-wishers to supply relief food to the vulnerable athletes in fight against hunger during this coronavirus pandemic. The Iten Primary School was […]

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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 […]