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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, […]

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Champion Kinyamal off to the 800m final in Birmingham

Defending Commonwealth Games champion Wycliffe Kinyamal is the sole runner at the 800m final at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. Kinyamal, who finished a disappointing eighth position at the World Championships in Oregon, placed second in Heat 3 after posting 1:48.15 to advance to the final on Sunday after world and Olympic Games […]

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Mweresa to face off at 400m semifinal in Birmingham

Former All Africa Games 400m silver medallist Boniface Mweresa qualified to run at the men’s 400m semi-finals at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. Mweresa will be the only Kenyan to compete in the race after Olympic and World 800m champion Emmanuel Korir was disqualified despite winning heat six in 46.20. Another Kenyan William […]

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Chelangat, Mutunga and Kiprotich qualify into 400m semifinals in Cali

Reigning world under 20 800m bronze medalist Sylvia Chelangat and Damaris Mutunga and Elkanah Kiprotich Chemelil qualified to compete 400m semifinals at the ongoing World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Cali, Colombia. In women, Chelangat and Mutunga will fly the Kenyan flag while men’s sole representative Chemelil will be in semifinal action set for Thursday. Chelangat […]

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Ebenyo and Kandi win silver and bronze as Kiplimo run away with 10,000m title in Birmingham

Daniel Simiu Ebenyo and Kibiwott kandie won silver and bronze in today’s 10,000m at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. The duo fell short to beat Ugandan Jacob Kiplimo who won the men’s 10,000m at the Alexander Stadium. Kiplimo won in 27:09.19 with Simiu winning silver in 27:11.26 and Kandie’s 27:20.34.

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Nimji siblings qualify into squash quarterfinals in Birmingham

Kenyan Muqtadir Nimji has advanced to play in quarterfinals in squash at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in England. Nimji defeated Virgin Island’s Luca Reich 3-0 to advance when he made it easy, after qualifying to the club games following his walk-over against Emma Keane from Bermuda The win has seen Muqtadir Nimji and his […]