Category Archives: Kenya Athletics News

News articles, profiles and commentary on Kenya athletics

Obiri, Manangoi, brilliant in Doha

Hellen Obiri’s brilliant start to the 2019 season continued in Doha on Friday. Earlier in the season, Obiri was one of the few bright spots for Kenya at the 2019 World Cross country championships. She continued along those lines in … Continue reading

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Eliud Kipchoge cements place as the greatest

Following his convincing victory in the 2019 London marathon in a time of 2:02:37, Eliud Kipchoge has left no doubt that he is the greatest marathon runner ever. Lets put things into perspective. 1. He has won 10 consecutive marathons. … Continue reading

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Asbel Kiprop’s fall is precipitous and calamitous

Never in the history of Kenya sports has an athlete gone from grace to disgrace in the manner that Asbel Kiprop has gone. Never has there been a more calamitous and precipitous fall. It is calamitous because Kiprop is a … Continue reading

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Obiri and Beatrice Chebet win at 2019 world cross country

11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 Hellen Obiri won the women’s senior race while Beatrice Chebet won the women’s U20 race. They were the only bright spots for Kenya. Senior Women POS ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK 1 Hellen Obiri  KEN 36:14 2 Dera Dida  ETH 36:16 … Continue reading

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Obiri wins epic battle against Sifan

Hellen Obiri may be the world champion in the 5000m but she was made to work by a determined Dutch-woman Sifan Hassan at the Diamond League race in Zurich. With a lap to go, there were seven women in the … Continue reading

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Shoeless Conseslus Kipruto gets last grasp win in Zurich

Some people doubted that Conseslus Kipruto was the best steeplechaser on the planet when he lost a Diamond League race to Evan Jager and Souffiane el Bakkali about a month ago. But after his epic performance in Zurich, Kipruto has … Continue reading

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The most notable Kenyan performances at the 2018 Africa championships

2018 is turning out to be a succesful year for Kenya athletics After finishing atop the standings in the IAAF U20 championships,   Kenya was on top again, this time finishing atop the standings at the 2018 Africa athletics championships. … Continue reading

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Kenya top the table at IAAF U20 Championships

Kenyan runners were in scintillating form at the 2018 IAAF U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. Kenya finished atop the meda; standings with six gold medals. Men’s 800m: Lekuta and Kipngetich go 1-2 Kenyan men have been dominating the 800m metres … Continue reading

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Rotich, Chepkoech and Cheruiyot brilliant in Paris

A trio of Kenyans recorded brilliant wins as Beatrice Chepkoech and Timothy Cheruiyot recorded world leading times while Ferguson Rotich also recorded a brilliant win against an impressive field. Ferguson Rotich leaves it late but wins Ferguson Rotich is having … Continue reading

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Kiyeng, Manangoi, Kiptarus brilliant at Oslo Bislett games

Former steeplechase world champion, Hyvin Kiyeng, is proving to be the person to beat in the women’s 3000m steeplechase. After winning the Rome Golden gala, she was once again victorious at Oslo. But this time she had to fend off … Continue reading

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