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Kimeli, Meringor shine at Mombasa race

Mathew Kimeli and two times Chemususu Dam Half marathon champion Delvin Meringor were crowned the champions of Mombasa 10km road race. Kimeli won the title in 41:27.23 while Meringor won in 36:10.45. Selected results Men Mathew Kimeli- 31:27.23 Stephen Mwendwa- 31:38.76 Solomon Kiplimo-31:45.23 Bernard Musa-31:55.16 Panuel Mkungo-32:06.95 Women Delvin Meringor- 36:10.45 Cynthia Kosgei-37:00.36 Roselone Chepketer-37:32.95 […]

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Barsoton, Aiyabei claim Kabarak University half marathon titles

Former Africa cross country champion Leonard Barsoton and former Beijing marathon winner Valary Aiyabei Jemeli were crowned the champions of Kabarak University Half marathon ran today. The Japan based Barsoton won the men’s title in 65:26 seconds to pocket kshs 150,000 as he prepares to compete at the Valencia Half Marathon next month. He edged […]

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Korir Inducted in Iowa University Hall Of Fame

Barnaba Korir was among six Sports Personalities that were inducted on Friday at the Iowa State Athletics Hall of Fame. The Track and Field and Cross country runner who is in-charge of Youth and Development joined Gina Curtis (1998-2003), the five-time All American high jumper, Jack Flemming (1935-1937), the Iowa State second-best basketball player, Jason […]

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Amina visits Kipchoge ahead of INEOS 1:59 Challenge

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed paid a courtesy call to Global Sports Communication today to bless Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge ahead of next month’s INEOS 1:59 Challenge. The minister met with athletes as well as management of the Kaptagat based training camp and planted trees, wishing the world marathon record holder success ahead of […]

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No prizes for Ndakaini half marathon runners

Athletes who will compete at the 16th edition of Ndakaini Half marathon are not entitled to any prize. The race organizers on Thursday announced through the Ndakaini Environmental Conservation Association (NDEKA) Sports Chairman, James Mukuna, who said that the event will target to attract 5,000 amateur runners; adding that, for the second year running, it […]

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Wambui withdraws from World Championships

World under 18 800m champion Jackline Wambui is the latest athlete to withdraw from Kenya team ahead of world Athletics Championships set for Doha, Qatar next week. The youngster joins world 1,500m champion Elijah Manangoi who withdrew citing an injury but Wambui has withdrawn under unclear circumstances. According to Daily Nation the Athletics Kenya director […]

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Wamira siblings earn Kenya gold as Africa Deaf Athletics Championships continue

Family members Berry and David Wamira won two gold medals for Kenya in the second day of inaugural Africa Deaf Athletics championships at Moi Sports Centre, Kasarani. As the Berry claimed her second gold in 200m after winning her first gold yesterday in 100m, her brother David won gold in the 200m as Kenya dominated […]