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Kenya at the 2019 Dubai Sevens

Group Stage Kenya 12 South Africa 17 Tries: Alvin Otieno, Vincent Onyala Conversion: Daniel Taabu Kenya 5 England 12 Tries: Nelson Oyoo Conversion: N/A Kenya 19 Spain 22 Tries: Olindi, Oyoo, Ojee Conversion: Daniel Taabu (2) 13th Place Playoff Kenya … Continue reading

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Oliech was never eligible to play for Qatar, Olunga is ineligible for Japan

In recent days there have been rumours floating in social media that Harambee Stars striker Michael Olunga has been offered an eye watering amount of £600 million to play for the Japanese national team. The rumours took flight after Olunga … Continue reading

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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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Kenya at the 1999 World Athletics Championships

The 1999 World Athletics championships were held in Seville Spain between the August 20 and August 29. The games were held at the apex of the EPO era when athletes had free reign in using EPO with its attendant performance … Continue reading

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1997 World Athletics Championships: Sally Barsosio wins First Female gold for Kenya

The 1997 World Athletics championships were held in Athens Greece from August 1 and August 10. Kenya ended up with three gold medals. The most notable of these was the gold medal by Sally Barsosio. She became the first Kenyan … Continue reading

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Kenya 7s towers above opposition in Olympic Qualifiers

  The Kenya sevens, popularly known as Shujaa,  team was in imperious form at the 2020 Olympic qualifiers that were held at the Bosman Stadium in Brakpan South Africa. They easily dispatched all opposition, scoring 214 points while conceding only … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 1995 World Athletics Championships

The 1995 World Championships in Athletics, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden on 5–13 August 1995. 1995 also marked the first time that a Kenyan represented a different country. Wilson Kipketer, who had represented  Kenya at the youth … 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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Geoffrey Kamworor: The most versatile distance runner ever

Geoffrey Kamworor won the New York marathon on Sunday November 3 2019. It marks the second time Kamworor has won this event. He also won it in 2017. On that occassion, he and Wilson Sang were engaged in an epic … Continue reading

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