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Nairobi City marathon, the highly paying marathon in Africa launched

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed, in a company of Athletics Kenya officials today launched the Nairobi City marathon, the highest paying marathon in Africa. The race, dubbed Uhuru Classic set to be held on May 8th at the newly constructed Nairobi Expressway has been categories into four levels: marathon, half marathon, 10km and 5km where […]

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Omanyala, Chebet, Gathimba, Imali and Chepkoech shine at AK championships in Kasarani

Africa 100m record holder Ferdinand Omurwa Omanyala, world cross country junior champion Beatrice Chebet and double Africa 20km race walk champion Samuel Gathimba registered victroies in today’s final day of Athletics Kenya national championships cum trials for Senior Africa Athletics championships. The Kenya’s number one sprinter won the title in 10.03 beating Ugandan Benson Okoth […]

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Chesang lead foreign athletes training in Iten ahead of Commonwealth and World championships

Reigning Commonwealth Games 5,000m Champion Stella Chesang is leading a number of crowded foreign athletes training in Iten ahead of Commonwealth Games in Birmingham and world championships in Oregon. Chesang, who outshone Kenyans at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia to win gold extended her lead when she competed at the North Rift […]

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Deaflympics: Coach Kibet confident that deaf athletes will surpass medal tally

Kenya’s Deaf athletics head coach Samuel Kibet is confident his charges will surpass last edition’s medal haul at the 24th Summer Deaflympics in Caxias do Sul, Brazil. The coach also says they are targeting to lower world records during the global event to be held in the Southern Brazilian City from May 1 to 15. […]

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Kiprop, Kipsang, Cheruiyot, Omanyala top A.K championships in Kasarani

Newcomer Kenneth Kiprop and World Indoor 1,500m bronze medalist Abel Kipsang recorded wins at the ongoing national Athletics Kenya championships cum Africa Senior Athletics championships trials at the Kasarani stadium. Coming from Western Region, Kiprop produced a powerful performance to destroy the field to wins men’s 10,000m in 28:06.67. Kipsang of Police won the men’s […]