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Kipchumba leads podium sweep for Kenyans at Valencia road race

Abel Kipchumba led an all podium finish for Kenyan athletes at yesterday Valencia 15km road race in Spain. As Dorcas Jepchumba Kimeli finished second behind Ethiopia’s Zeineba Yimer in women’s category. Kipchumba won the race timing 41:44 leading Alfred Barkach and Henry Rono who timed 42:27 and 42:59 in an all Kenyan podium sweep. Jemeli […]

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Yegon wins bronze as Ethiopians control Stockholm marathon

Gilbert Kollum Yegon was the best  Kenyan runner when he finished third at the 2019 Stockholm Marathon ran today in Sweden as Ethiopians took charge. Yegon finished third timing 2:11.57 behind winner Nigussie Sahlesilassie 2:10.10 from Ethiopia before compatriot Tefesa Delegen came in second position timing 2:11.40. As Yegon won bronze, another Kenyan Mathew Kapsaat […]

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Kipruto, Tirop shines in Stockholm Diamond League

Reigning world under 20 10,000m champion Rhonex Kipruto won the third leg of Stockholm Diamond League with a meeting record yesterday. As former world cross country champion Agnes Jebet Tirop shone in women’s 5,000m. Kirptuo, who competed at the world cross country championships finishing 6th overall won the race in 26:50.16 ahead of Ethiopia’s Hagos […]

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Athletes are to blame for doping- Rugut

Kenyan athletes have been blamed for the rampant doping cases across the country calling it lack of values. Stakeholders attending the inaugural National NutritionFor Clean Sport Conference at bBaraton University today, The Anti- Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) CEO Japhter Rugut said lack of values among athletes are killing the kenya’s number one sport. He […]