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Sprinter Otieno suspended for failing doping test in Tokyo Games

Sprinter Mark Otieno has provisionaly been suspended from competing in today’s 100m preliminary after failing a doping test at the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo. The Kenyan sprinter was set to compete alongside national champion Ferdinand Omanyala Omuria. Otieno finished second behind Omanyala during national trials was to run at 1.45pm EAT. Kenya’s Chief de […]

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Barega top as Kenya’s 10,000m long wait for Olympic title continues

Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega won the 10,000m title as track and field event kicked off today at the Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan. Barenga, the world under 18 5,000m champion clocked 27:43.22 for the title ahead of world champion Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda who won silver in 27:43.63 ahead of compatriot Jacob Kiplimo in third position […]

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Tirop, Kasait and Obiri through to 5,000m final at Tokyo Olympic Games

Former world Youth Lilian Kasait Rengeruk, former world cross country champion Agnes Jebet Tiro and world 5,000m champion Hellen Onsando Obiri qualified to compete at the 5,000m final following their dominance in their heats today. Kasait, the former World Junior 3,000m silver medalist, competing in heat one alongside two time world 10,000m bronze medalist Tirop […]