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Kenya Rugby Sevens Gallery for 2019-2020

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Kenya Rugby Gallery for 2018 and 2019

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Remembering James Maina Boi

  Background Aside from the 3000m steeplechase, the 800m is the event where Kenya has produced a dizzying array of talents who have gone on to conquer the world. Among the athletes who brought fame to Kenya in this event … Continue reading

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Ministry of Sports should not fund teams and Federations that lack transparency

Background Back in the 1980s, Kenyan athletes used to be thoroughly exploited. In those days, any athlete who wanted to make money running overseas, had to commit to depositing a significant percentage of the money they won to the national … Continue reading

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2016 Olympics: Kenya’s best performance yet

Background 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 … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2012 Olympics: Rudisha sets world record, Kemboi gains redemption

Background The 2012 Summer Olympics were held from 27 July to 12 August in London, United Kingdom. After a stellar performance in 2008, the 2012 games were a relative letdown as Kenya ended with 2 gold 4 silver and 7 … Continue reading

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2008 Olympics: Jelimo and Lagat first Kenyan female gold medalists

Background The 2008 Olympics were held in Beijing China from August  8 to 24 August. Kenya won 6 gold 4 silver and 6 bronze. A total of 16 medals. That was good enough for second position in the Athletics medal … Continue reading

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2004 Olympics: Kenya sweeps the steeplechase

Background The 2004 Summer Olympics were held in Athens Greece from 13 to 29 August. Kenya finished with 1 gold 4 silver and 2 bronze. The 2004 games came at a time when a test for EPO had just been … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2000 Olympics: Brilliant gold for Noah Ngeny and Reuben Kosgei

Background The 2000 Olympics were held in Sydney Australia from 15 September and 1 October. Kenya finished with 2 gold 3 silver and 2 bronze medals. 1500m: Shock win for Noah Ngeny Prior to this race, Morocco’s Hicham El Guerrouj … Continue reading

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1996 Olympics: Pauline Konga first Kenyan woman to win medal

Background The 1996 Summer Olympics were held from July 19 to August 4 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Kenya won 1 gold 4 silver and 3 bronze in what was considered a below par performance by the country. The 1996 games … Continue reading

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