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Florence Kiplagat wins 4th successive Barcelona Half Marathon

Florence Kiplagat was once again in imperious form as she won the 2017 eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona in overwhelming fashion. Kiplagat had set world records at this event in 2014 and 2015. However this time, the windy conditions caused her … Continue reading

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Minzata by Josky Kiambukuta (Lyrics and Translation)

Introduction to Minzata The song Minzata is from the 1987 album “Franco Presente Josky Kiambukuta”. It was recorded in Brussels after Josky was convinced by Franco to return to TPOK Jazz. Josky had left the band in 1986 and recorded … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Light Flyweight: Peter Mungai Warui 1st round: Received a bye 2nd Round : Beat Ly Bin of China 2-1(29-28, 29-28, 28-29) Quarter-Final: Lost to Joahnys Argilagos of Cuba 3-0(30-27, 30-27,30-26) “I have no problem with the way I fought and … Continue reading

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Kenya finish second in IAAF Junior Championships

Kenya edged arch rivals Ethiopia on the last day of the event to finish second in the 2016 IAAF Junior championships. The games were held in the Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland. 10,000m: Kwemoi controls the entire race Rodgers … Continue reading

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Nairobi Floods 2016

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Kenya boxing team results at the 2016 African championships

The 2016 African boxing championships were held in Yaounde Cameroon in March of 2016. The     championships doubled up as the qualifiers for the 2016 Olympics with the top three finishers in each weight categories being granted a place at the … Continue reading

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The world’s Oldest evidence of war found in Kenya

Kenya’s Lake Turkana region has been a very productive area for fossil hunters and archaeologists. It lived up to its reputation yet again. According to a paper published on January 20-2016 in Nature Today, a mass grave dating back to … Continue reading

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Stephen Muchoki: Kenya’s most successful amateur boxer

Muchoki’s early career Muchoki becomes world boxing champion Muchoki’s professional career Kenya Boxing Page  

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Video: Sylvanus Okello vs Evander Holyfield at 1984 Olympics:

Back in 1984, before Evander Holyfield became the world heavyweight champion, he fought as an amateaur in the Olympics. In the quarter-finals, he came up againt Sylvanus “Sulu” Okello of Kenya. Okello who was 21 years old at the time, … Continue reading

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Video: Crispin Odera battles Lennox Lewis at the 1988 Olympics

In the late 1980s, Crispin Odera was the top Kenyan boxer in the Superheavyweight division. For nearly 5 years, he was the Kenyan champion. And in 1988, he won a gold medal at the 4th All Africa games. He went … Continue reading

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