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Walkers Gathimba and Ngii set for world championships

Fresh from winning Africa Senior Athletics championships in Reduit, Mauritius, Samuel gathimba and Emily Ngii have been named by Athletics Kenya to represent the country at the World Athletics Championships. Both walkers won gold in men and women respectively ahead of the July 15th to 24th show in Oregon, United States of America. Gathimba, Ngii […]

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Kipyegon to double as A.K release World championships and Commonwealth Games trials programme

Double Olympic Games 1,500m champion Faith Chepng’etich Kipyegon will be seeking a double at the national Athletics Kenya trials ahead of Commonwealth Games and World championships this weekend at the Kasarani stadium. Kipyegon, the world 1,500m silver medalist will be competing in the 1,500m as well as the 800m to chase double at the global […]

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Former coach Mike Kosgei full of praise with Kenyans running talent

Former national Athletics Kenya head coach Mike Kosgei is optimistic that Kenyan athletes will be shining at the major events this year in a busy calendar. With Kenya topping the Africa Senior Athletics championships in Reduit, Mauritius, Kosgei said Kenyans athletes are so talented don’t need much but support to ensure they win. Kosgei, who […]

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Njeru and Kipngeno win Montemuro Vertical Mountain Run

Kenyans Joyce Muthoni Njeru and Peter Kipngeno were the winners of Montemuro Vertical, the World Mountain Running Association World Cup in Portugal. The mountain race held yesterday was achieved by the Kenyans shone at the Castro Daire. Where Njeru won the women’s race beating Finland’s Susanna Saapunki, Italy’s Camilla Magliano, Lorenza Beccaria and Vivien Bonzi and […]

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Aline Kuster-Menager: I expect talented Kenyans to shine in Paris Games

France ambassador to Kenya Aline Kuster-Menager is optimistic that Kenya will have a good contingent and good results at the 2024 Olympic Games that will be held in Paris, France. Speaking in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County yesterday, Menenger during the inaugural 10km Iten-Paris Home of Champions held in Iten. In the event, Miriam Chebet and […]

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World championships marathon team to be paraded next week as Cherono and Chepng’etich fire warning shots

Athletics Kenya president jack Tuwei has revealed that the final women and men marathon team will be named next week after track and field trials for Commonwealth Games and world championships. Tuwei, who met the team in Eldoret for the first time since they were named in April, said that the final marathon team for […]

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Osano threatens to sue Kiprop over allegation of sex exploitation

Thomas Osano has threatened to sue social media user Lewis Kiprop for publishing wrong information on facebook with allegations of sexual exploitation among young girls based at the Run2gether training camp based in Naivasha. As the head coach for the camp, Osano said that the misleading information may end up harming his reputation to the […]

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Healed from injury, Kipserem eyes Chicago or London marathons, urge leaders to build sports facilities

Double Rotterdam marathon champion Marius Kipserem has urged local leaders to embrace sports and build sports training camps to nurture young talents. Kipserem, who won the Rotterdam marathon titles in 2016 and 2019 with the course record of 2:04.11 said that there are many sprouting athletes in north rift but they lack training areas and […]

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Chepng’etich and Kones to lead Kenyans at the Oslo Diamond league

Former world youth 2,000m steeplechase champion Rosefline Chepng’etich and upstart Wilberforce Chemiat Kones will lead Kenyans at the Oslo Diamond League set for today in Norway. Chepngetich, the former Youth Summer Olympic Games 2,000m steeplechase champion will be facing off with stiff competition from Almaz Ayana, Kenyan born turned Turkish international Yasemin can, Letesenebt Giday […]