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Chepkirui and Chebet to battle for 1,500m medals

Reigning World under 20 1,500m champion Purity Chepkirui and youngster Brenda Chebet will be chasing the 1,500m women medals following their qualification today at the ongoing world under 20 Athletics championships in Cali, Colombia. Chepkirui, who won last year’s title will be hoping to retain her title by using her experience. Today, she finished in […]

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Kibet and Barngetuny qualify into 800m semifinals in Cali

Reigning world under 20 800m bronze medalist Noah Kibet and new comer Dominic Kiptoo barng’etuny will be battling for 800m title at the ongoing World Under 20 Athletics championships in Cali, Colombia. Kibet, who won the bronze last year behind the champion Emmanuel Wanyonyi (gold) will be hoping to improve on medal win after qualifying […]

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Kiviasi, Mokamba, Ochieng and Ndoro all set for semis in Birmingham

Dan Kiviasi, Mike Mokamba and Hesbon Ochieng have sailed to the 200m semi-finals at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. Kiviasi won in his heat timing 20.76 in heat seven ahead of Alexander Nasir Taib from Malaysia to second place in 21.19 as both claimed the automatic place in the semis. Mokamba managed second […]

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Cheruiyot and Kipsang through to 1,500m final in Birmingham

Olympic Games 1,500m silver medalist Timothy Cheruiyot and Africa 1,500m champion Abel Kipsang have all qualified to compete in the 1,500m final at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in England. The reigning Commonwealth Games 1,500m silver medalist, Cheruiyot finished second in heat one in 1:37.82. The former World 1,500m champion was defeated Oliver Hoare […]

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Mutunga in as Chelangat and Kiprotich are locked out of 400m in Cali

Damaris Mutunga has qualified to compete at the women’s 400m finals at the ongoing World Under 20 Athletics championships in Cali, Colombia. Mutunga booked a slot in the final after coming second in the first heat timing 52.29 behind Yemi Mary John from Great Britain, who clocked 51.72, while Ella Clayton from Canada was in […]

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Cheruiyot win gold as Kimaiyo settle for bronze in Cali

Raymond Cheruiyot won gold and Daniel Kimaiyo won bronze in the men’s 1,500m at the ongoing World Under 20 Athletics championships in Cali, Colombia. Cheruiyot won the second gold for Kenya when he timed 3:35.83 beating Ethiopia’s Ermias Girma who settled for silver in 3:37.24 and Kimaiyo winning second bronze for Kenya in n 3:37.43. […]

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Nelly Chepchirchir miss 800m medal in Cali

Kenya missed to earn a medal in women’s 800m when Nelly Chepchirchir who finished 4th at the ongoing World Under 20 Athletics championships in Cali, Colombia. Seting her personal best of 2:01.42, Chepchirchir finished 4th behind the champion Roisin Willis of USA in 1:59.13 followed by Switzerland’s Audrey Werro (1:59.53) and USA’s Juliette Whittaker (2:00.18) […]

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Omanyala beat Simbine and Abeykoon to win 100m gold in Birmingham

Reigning Africa Senior Athletics 100m champion Ferdinand Omurwa Omanyala won the first gold for Kenya at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. Fresh from losing the title and any medal at the World Championships in Oregon, Omanyala won the men’s 100m title, first Commonwealth Games and second gold after Africa title in June in […]

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Cheptai and Chepkirui win 10,000m silver and bronze in Birmingham

Former world cross country champion Irene Chepet Cheptai and Sheila Chepkirui won silver and bronze respectively in the 10,000m at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. The Kenyans failed to control the last kick of Eilish McColgan from Scotland who won gold in 30:48.60 with championships record. Cheptai won silver in 30:49.52 followed by […]

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Taki, just like Barsosio and Changwony kicked out of Birmingham for violating anti-doping rules

Kumar Taki has joined marathoners Stella Barsosio and Purity Changwony who have been kicked out of the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. Taki was kicked out of the village as he was to compete in men’s 1,500m heats over doping offences to join Barsosio, Changwony as well as marathoner Philomon Kacheran. With Taki’s exit, […]