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Present your budget on time, Amina tell federations

Athletics as a sport has played a pivotal role in empowering many communities in the country as they fly the Kenyan flag at international championships. Speaking in Eldoret while on the official opening of the annual Athletes Conference, Sports cabinet secretary Amina Mohamed said the sports in general and athletics has played a pivotal role […]

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Athletics Kenya advise athletes to form Sacco

Kenyan athletes are free to form an athletes’ association to guide and manage their welfare once they retire from active sports. With athletes suffering after they hang their spikes, Athletics Kenya A.K president Jack Tuwei said the athletes have the obligation to form an association to cater for Kenyan welfare. While addressing athletes in the […]

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Korir, Kimutai crowned Kalya half marathon champions

Fresh from winning Kakamega Forest marathon Judith Korir and upstart Edwin Kimutai braved the sunny morning to win the 6th edition of Kalya half marathon held on Saturday 7th in Makutano, West Pokot County. With just seven days after winning Kakamega Forest title in Kakamega, the reigning Venice marathon champion won her third road race […]

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Laikipia University honours Eliud Kipchoge

World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge was honoured today with honorary Doctor of Science degree by Laikipia University. The two time London marathon champion was honoured during the seventh graduation ceremony held at the University’s ground. The Olympic marathon champion said on twitter: “Today I was awarded the Honorary Degree of Science from Laikipia University. […]

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Kipchoge, Kamworor praise Athlete seminar

World marathon record holder Eliud Kiphoge and world half Marathon record holder Geoffrey Kamworor have described the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) cum athletics Kenya Conference in Eldoret as one of the best organized session. With bother runners, now in offseason ahead of 2020 calendar said apart from classwork, there is team building, which is a […]

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AIU set up an application to monitor road runners

Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has established an application to guide marathoners are road runners to guide athletes in updating their whereabouts to avoid missing doping tests. While addressing athletes in Eldoret, AIU head of Education and Communication Aditya Kumar said the application, in collaboration with Athletics World is to improve integrity and performance for the […]

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We need an interpreter at championships- Athletes

Kenyan athletes have called for an interpreter during the international championships to guide them during interviews. Led by world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge and 800m record holder David Rudisha have tasked Athletics Kenya to source for an interpreter to give quality information that is required. While responding to questions from journalists during the Annual […]

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AIU partners with A.K, ADAK in fighting doping

In the wake of fighting doping among athletes in the country, Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) will be working closely with Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) and Athletics Kenya (AK) to promote the newly launched Road Running Integrity Program for 2020. AIU’s head of programs Thomas Capdevielle yesterday said after extensive analysis of road running, they […]

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Athletics Kenya approves MT Kenya running championships

Over 5,000 participants are expected at the inaugural Mount Kenya Mountain running championship set for February 22nd in Meru County. This comes at a time that Athletics Kenya has approved the championships saying it will boost their bid to diversify. The championships will be using the event to raise more than Sh50 million for revitalising […]