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1988 Olympics: Glancing Peter Rono shocks a world class field

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Background The 1988 Olympics are among the most memorable for Kenyan. In total Kenya ended up with 5 gold medals. Not too many people expected Kenya to excel at these games. They had won only 1 gold medal at the … Continue reading

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Memory Lane : Kipchoge Keino eclipses American legend

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Background At the 1968 Olympics, the most highly anticipated race was the contest between American legend Jim Ryun and the Kenyan legend Kipchoge Keino. So highly anticipated was this race that prior to the Olympics, it was JIm Ryun and  … Continue reading

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Memory Lane: Paul Kipkoech provides master class in tactics

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In September of 1987, Kenya went to the world championships with absolutely no expectations of any medals from fans. Remember that the previous world championships were held in 1983. Not only did Kenya not win any medals at all, but … Continue reading

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