Category Archives: Kenya Athletics News

News articles, profiles and commentary on Kenya athletics

Eliud Kipchoge richly deserves Athlete of the year title

Eliud Kipchoge added another page to his legendary status when he was named World Athlete of the Year in the Male division at the World Athletics Awards 2019. The gala was held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on Saturday … Continue reading

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Edwin Kurgat wins NCAA cross country championships

Eldoret native Edwin Kurgat, won the prestigious NCAA Division 1 cross country championships. This is a race that brings together all the best cross country runners from Universities across the United States. It is a prestigious race that always attracts … Continue reading

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Brilliant Debut for Joyciline Jepkosgei

World half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei, had a dream debut to her marathon career. On Sunday November 3 2019, she won the New York Marathon. Her time of 2:22:31 was just 7 seconds off the course record set by … Continue reading

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Kenya finishes second at the 2019 world athletics championships

  Kenya performed brilliantly at the 2019 world athletics championships. They finished second behind perrenial winners the United States Medal Table RANK COUNTRY TOTAL 1 UNITED STATES 14 11 4 29 2 KENYA 5 2 4 11 3 JAMAICA 3 … Continue reading

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Yet another piece of shoddy journalism from the west accuses Kenya of doping

Just days before the start of the 2019 World Athletics Championships, new claims of widespread doping in Kenya have emerged. A report from Germany’s ZDF purports to show top athletes regularly use the endurance-boosting substance EPO in training. The shoddily … Continue reading

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Kenya’s prospects at the 2019 world athletics championships

Kenya finished second in the medal table at the 2017 world athletics championships with 5 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze medals. What are their prospects in 2019 in the heat of Doha? The 2019 season has been highly abbreviated … Continue reading

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Impressive bronze medal for Kenya women’s 4 X 100m team

Kenya continued to rise in the sprinting ranks as the Kenya women’s 4 X 100m team secured a memorable bronze medal at the 2019 All Africa games in Rabat. The quartet of Maximilla Imali, Maureen Nyatichi Thomas, Maureen Ndoro and … Continue reading

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Vanice Nyagisera with a dramatic win at the All Africa games

Vanice Kerubo Nyagisera gave Kenya a rare medal in the women’s 400m hurdles at the 2019 All Africa games. In the process she became the first Kenyan ever to win this event in a continental meet. Also Kenyans rarely win … Continue reading

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Eunice Sum is baaack !

Crowd favourite Eunice Sum has been missing in action and inconsistent for the better part of the last four years, leaving fans wondering about her whereabouts and her form. Sum first made a name for herself when she finished second … Continue reading

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Ferguson Rotich with a commanding win in London

Ferguson Rotich was in sensational form on Saturday at the Mueller Anniversary games, a Diamond League meet. Rotich took command of the race in the final straight and unleashed his typical long striding finish that left the rest of the … Continue reading

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