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Ruth Chepngetich to return to Chicago marathon to reclaim her title

Former world marathon champion Ruth Chepngetich will be seeking to reclaim her Chicago marathon title when she will be lining up at the race set for October 13th in the USA. After losing last year’s title and finishing second to Dutch Sifan Hassan, Chepngetich  will be up against compatriots Joyciline Jepkosgei and former world cross […]

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Jebet and Kithuku take honours at Eldoret Betika Half marathon

Reigning Nairobi City Marathon champion Naomi Jebet and upstart Joshua Kithuku were the winners of the second edition of Betika Na Community Uasin Gishu Half marathon held today in Eldoret town. Following the postponement of the Nairobi City marathon earlier month, Jebet decided to compete in other races as part of her training and speed […]

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Financial literacy and media training to Team Kenya ahead of Olympic Games

Kenya’s leading technology company, Safaricom has today taken a significant step to empower Kenyan athletes by providing comprehensive financial and digital literacy and media training ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics set to commence later this month. The training held in Eldoret, saw over 40 athletes and their coaches, who are gearing up for the […]

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Chemos and Kipkoech are Kaptagat Forest run Champions

Ugandan Violah Chemos and Moi Girls’ Kapsowar half marathon champion James Kipkoech were the champions of the inaugural Kaptagat Forest Run. Kipkkoech, who last month won the Moi Kapsowar Girls half marathon, won the men’s 21km race ahead of Patrick Musin, Joshua Kithuku. Kipkoech won the race in 59:55.5 with Musin coming second at 60:15.3 […]

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AIU hands Lawrence Cherono seven years ban

The former Boston and Chicago marathon champion Lawrence Cherono has been handed seven years ban by Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for violating anti-doping rules. Cherono, who was suspended in 2022 during the world championships in Oregon, USA, was handed four-year for tampering or attempted tampering of the doping control, with the overall punishment reduced by […]

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Lokedi replaces Kosgei in Kenya’s marathon team to Paris Olympics

Olympic marathon silver medallist Brigid Kosgei has pulled out of Olympic Games that starts later this month in Paris, France. The former marathon record holder will be replaced by Tokyo marathon champion Sharon Lokedi after picking an injury. Today’s statement from the National Olympics Committee of Kenya (NOCK) revealed Kosgei had sustained an injury during […]