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2016 Olympics: Kenya’s best performance yet

Kenya ended the 2016 Olympics ended Olympics with a medal haul of 6 gold, 6 silver and 1 bronze, arguably Kenya’s best performance yet, only rivaled by 2008 when Kenya hauled 6 gold 4 silver and 4 bronze. Jemima Sumgong … 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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Doping: Kenya being unfairly lumped with Russia

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Kenya’s reputation as one of the pre-eminent athletics nations has taken a severe beating in the past year. Rumblings about doping in Kenya started to pick up steam when Boston marathon winner Rita Jeptoo was busted for using EPO in … 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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Kipruto, Kwemoi, Obiri and Kipketer shine in Monaco

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As Kenyans gear up for the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a number of Kenyan runners were in sensational form at the 2016 Herculis Diamond League meet in Monaco. Conseslus Kipruto affirms favourite status in 3000m steeplechase In form … Continue reading

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Its a reversal of the 1980s as Kenya demolish Zimbabwe

On Saturday July 9 2016, The Kenya XV rugby side made history when  they beat their Zimbabwean counterparts aka the Sables by a score of 61-15. One would not expect Kenya to beat Zim by such a scoreline even in … Continue reading

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Important win for Kenya rugby XV over Brazil

The Kenya rugby fifteens side continued with their march up the IRB rankings when they edged Brazil 18-17 in the first edition of the Cup of the Hemispheres’ match at Estádio Olímpico Zerão in Amapa on Friday. The State of … Continue reading

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In Pictures Kenya rugby XV team beats Brazil

Pictures of Kenya’s cliff hanger 18-17 win over Brazil in the 2016 Cup of the hemispheres. Images courtesy of Brasil Rugby    

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Ferguson Cheruiyot beats strong field, Rudisha struggles

800m runner Ferguson Cheruiyot is currently in the best form of his life. He won the men’s 800m at the Stockolm Diamond League meet, beating a strong field that included compatriot David Rudisha, Frenchman Pierre Ambrose and Adam Kszczot of … Continue reading

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Manangoi and Kipruto dominate in Rome

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Conseslus Kipruto destroys the field. New sensation Conseslus Kipruto has been in superb form in 2016. After living in the shadows of Ezekiel Kemboi, Jairus Birech and Brimin Kipruto, the young Conseslus has made the 3000m steepchase his domain this … Continue reading

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