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Kenya boxing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Middleweight: Edwin Okongo Quarter-Finals: Lost to Ryan Scaife of New Zealand 5:0 First Round: Beat Selemani Kidunda of Tanzania 3:2 Light Heavyweight: Nick Abaka Second Round: Lost to Mbachi Kaonga of Zambia 4:1 Light Flyweight: Shaffi Bakari Quarter-Finals: Lost to … Continue reading

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Melly records fifth fastest half marathon ever

Joan Chelimo Melly clocked 1:05:04 to win the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon in the Czech capital. The race is a IAAF Gold Label road race. Running behind the pacemakers, Melly ran the opening five kilometres in 14:51, reached 10k in … Continue reading

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Eric Kiptanui runs 5th fastest half marathon ever

Newcomer Erick Kiptanui won the Berlin Half Marathon in a superb time of 58:42 which was not only a new course record but was also the fifth fastest half marathon time ever. It was only the third time Kiptanui was … Continue reading

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33 year old Kipekemoi wins Rotterdam in his debut

Ronald Kipkemoi, running in his first ever marathon, won the 38th edition of the NN Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday (8), clocking 2:05:44 at this IAAF Gold Label road race. His win was unexpected given his inexperience and the presence of … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2018 Hong Kong sevens

Group Stage Kenya 33 Canada 10 Tries: S Oliech 3′, A Amonde 6′, C Injera 10′, W Ambaka Ndayara 12′, NO Oyoo 14′ Conversions: Oliech(2) Kenya 26 Spain 0 Tries: Ambaka(2), Injera, Oluoch Conversions: Oliech(3) Kenya 26 Australia 28 Tries: … Continue reading

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Kamworor invincible at world half marathon

Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor won the world half marathon championships for the third consecutive time. The 2018 championships were held in Valencia Spain. The race started very slow. The first 5km were run at a sluggish pace of 14:31. Then at … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2018 Canada sevens

The 2018 Canada sevens were held at the BC Place stadium in Vancouver British Columbia. Group Matches Kenya 14 France 7 Tries: Oliech, Ouma Conversions: Oliech(2) Kenya 43 Spain 0 Tries: Odhiambo, Ambaka(2), Ouma, Oluoch, Owira, Oyoo Conversions: Kenya 21 … Continue reading

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Ruth Jebet in doping scandal

Ruth Jebet, the Kenyan who defected to Bahrain at age 16 is now embroiled in a doping scandal. Although the news has not yet been confirmed, a number of prominent sources have suggested Jebet has tested positive for a performance-enhancing … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2018 Las Vegas sevens

Group Stage Kenya 14 France 19 Tries: Oliech, Ambaka Cons: Oliech(2) Kenya 19 Russia 12 Tries: Oluoch, Injera(2) Cons: Agero(2) Kenya 17 Fiji 12 Tries: Injera, Ambaka, Amonde Cons: Agero Quarter-Finals Kenya 12 Argentina 17 5th Place Semi-Finals Kenya 21 … Continue reading

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Ron Gombe Gundo in starting lineup at RMU

Former Strathmore University and Maseno secondary school basketball star Ronald Gombe Gundo is now playing at Robert Morris University (RMU). Popularly known as the colonials, RMU competes in the Northeast Conference within NCAA division one and is based in a … Continue reading

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