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Kenya at the 2019 Women’s Afrobasket (Stats and Photos)

The Kenya women’s basketball team qualified for the 2019 Afrobasket as a wild card team. This after they had finished as runners up in the Africa zone 5 qualifiers behind Egypt. The tourney was held in Dakar Senegal starting on … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 AFROCAN (Stats and Photos)

Match 1 Kenya 81 Nigeria 69 Players Min Pts FG 2Pts 3Pts FT REB AST TO STL BLK Griffin Ligare 37 9 3/5 60% 2/3 66.7% 1/2 50% 2/2 100% 7 6 2 1 0 Erick Reuben Mutoro 30 12 … 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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Kenya at the 2019 Africa Nations cup

Qualification Kenya’s qualification campaign started on a sour note when they lost 2-1 to Sierra Leone in Freetown. Kenya were reduced to 10 men in the first half when Brian Mandela was sent off for a rash challenge. Sierra Leone … Continue reading

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Now that Kenya is out, we must address our football problems

For the umpteenth time Kenya has been ignominiously bundled out of the Africa cup of nations while offering very little resistance to Africa’s elite sides. Its a repeat of the same song that played when Kenya played at AFCON in … Continue reading

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Jeruto upsets Chepkoech, sets meet record

Norah Jeruto caused the biggest upset of the 2019 Oslo Bislett games, a Diamond League meet. She beat the erstwhile invincible Beatrice Chepkoech in a closely contested 3000m Steeplechase race. Chepkoech had gone a whole year without losing at this … Continue reading

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NBA Africa tournament: Plenty of pitfalls for Kenya and Africa

  On 16th February 2019, the National Basketball Association (NBA), the top basketball league in the world, announced that it was going to partner with FIBA, the global basketball body, to create the first trans-continental professional basketball league in Africa. … Continue reading

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Rhonex, Tirop and Cheruiyot brilliant in Stockolm

The trio of Kenyans: Rhonex Kipruto, Agnes Tirop and Timothy Cheruiyot were in sensational form as they beat strong fields to win at the 2019 Bauhaus Galan Diamond League meet in Stockholm Sweden. Rhonex Kipruto gives Kenya hope in the … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 London sevens

Group Stage Fiji 24 Kenya 17 Tries: BS Mwale 2′ & 8′ , JO Oluoch 10′ Conv: J Olindi 9′ Kenya 21 Samoa 20 Tries: V Onyala 6′ & 7′ & 13′ Conv: J Olindi 6′ & 7′ & 13′ … Continue reading

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Second Kenyan-Bahraini Eunice Kirwa busted for doping

Eunice Kirwa, a Kenyan Bahraini who won the 2016 Olympic silver medal in the women’s marathon, has received a provisional suspension after failing a drug test for the blood booster EPO. Kirwa finished second at the 2016 Olympics behind Kenyan … Continue reading

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