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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

Rayton Okwiri, Africa champion 2016

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

Stephen Muchoki

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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Pictures of the disastrous Strathmore University Emergency drill

    Strathmore University is one of the most reputable educational institutions in Kenya. On Monday November 30, the University held a security drill that was supposed to prepare students for a possible security emergency. The drill was poorly executed … Continue reading

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Kenyan boxing results at the 2015 All African games

Benson Gicharu and Rayton Okwiri.Image courtesy of AIBA

Kenya won only two medals at the 2015 All Africa games. Both were bronze medals won by Elly Ajowi (heavyweight)  and Nick Okoth Abaka (lightweight). As a result Kenya finished 12th overall in the boxing table, a far cry from … Continue reading

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