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Kenya finishes second at the 2019 world athletics championships

  Kenya performed brilliantly at the 2019 world athletics championships. They finished second behind perrenial winners the United States Medal Table RANK COUNTRY TOTAL 1 UNITED STATES 14 11 4 29 2 KENYA 5 2 4 11 3 JAMAICA 3 … Continue reading

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Mombasa County: Build a rugby stadium instead of a pool

Mombasa county is set to begin the construction of a Sh1.7 billion ultra-modern stadium and the project is expected to be completed in 14 months. “Today is a great day for the county of Mombasa because as we have begun … Continue reading

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Yet another piece of shoddy journalism from the west accuses Kenya of doping

Just days before the start of the 2019 World Athletics Championships, new claims of widespread doping in Kenya have emerged. A report from Germany’s ZDF purports to show top athletes regularly use the endurance-boosting substance EPO in training. The shoddily … Continue reading

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Kenya’s prospects at the 2019 world athletics championships

Kenya finished second in the medal table at the 2017 world athletics championships with 5 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze medals. What are their prospects in 2019 in the heat of Doha? The 2019 season has been highly abbreviated … Continue reading

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Kenya boxing at the 2019 All Africa games

Shaffi Bakari Kenya sent a team of 12 boxers to the 2019 All Africa games. 8 men and 4 women. In total, Kenya won 5 medals, 1 silver and 4 bronze. This was an improvement from 2015 when Kenya won … Continue reading

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Impressive bronze medal for Kenya women’s 4 X 100m team

Kenya continued to rise in the sprinting ranks as the Kenya women’s 4 X 100m team secured a memorable bronze medal at the 2019 All Africa games in Rabat. The quartet of Maximilla Imali, Maureen Nyatichi Thomas, Maureen Ndoro and … Continue reading

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Vanice Nyagisera with a dramatic win at the All Africa games

Vanice Kerubo Nyagisera gave Kenya a rare medal in the women’s 400m hurdles at the 2019 All Africa games. In the process she became the first Kenyan ever to win this event in a continental meet. Also Kenyans rarely win … Continue reading

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Eunice Sum is baaack !

Crowd favourite Eunice Sum has been missing in action and inconsistent for the better part of the last four years, leaving fans wondering about her whereabouts and her form. Sum first made a name for herself when she finished second … Continue reading

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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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