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A review of Kenya vs Chile

  South American side Chile, gave Kenya a dose of reality and brought home the fact that Kenya still has a long way to go if it is to make any kind of significant impact in world rugby. Chile were … Continue reading

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Kamworor wins New York Marathon: His first ever

Up to this point Geoffrey Kamwror has been known as a cross country and half marathon specialist. Indeed Kamworor is the defending champion of the world cross country championships and world half marathon championships. On Sunday in New York, he … Continue reading

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Joyciline Jepkosgei sets world half marathon record

Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei has been in excellent form in 2017. In April of this year she had set a new world half marathon record at 1:04:52  during a race in Prague. On Sunday October 22, she kept her momentum alive at … Continue reading

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Mwendwa is a good FKF chair but this Okumbi business will ruin his legacy

Nick Mwendwa’s election as FKF chair was indeed a breath of fresh air for the long suffering fans of Kenya football. Kenyans had had to endure nearly two decades of incompetent and corrupt leaders like Sam Nyamweya, Mohamed Hatimy, Maina … Continue reading

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Mwendwa’s defence of Okumbi does not make sense

The Kenya national team recently concluded a tour of Asia during which their performance was sub par. A loss to Iraq was followed by another loss to Thailand, a team that was ranked 49 places below Kenya in the FIFA … Continue reading

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Lets hope Tergat emulates Mike Boit not Kipchoge Keino

Paul Tergat has been elected the president of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK). For most Kenyans his election is a breath of fresh air. NOCK has been the most corruption ridden and incompetent sports organization in Kenya. The … Continue reading

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Kenya should forget hosting events and focus on youth development

On Saturday September 24 2017, Kenya was stripped of the hosting rights for the 2018 CHAN tournament. Kenya had been awarded hosting rights in 2014. But progress in stadium construction was slow and it became painfully obvious to CAF that … Continue reading

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Kenyans shine in Ivo Van Damne Diamond League

Kenyan athletes were in sensational form during the final Diamond league meet of the 2017 season, the Ivo Van Damne meet in Belgium. Faith Kipyegon, Hellen Obiri, Conseslus Kipruto and Elijah Manangoi, all won their respective races to end a … Continue reading

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Kenya’s prospects at the 2017 World Athletics championships

In the 2015 world athletics championships, Kenya were dominant and ended up at the top of standings for the first time ever with 7 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze. The 2017 edition will be held in London. What are … Continue reading

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Manangoi, Korir, Obiri shine in Monaco

Kenyans were in their usual devastating form at the 2017 Herculis Diamond league meet that is held in Monaco every season. Hellen Obiri, Emmanuel Korir and Elijah Manangoi were the most oustanding Kenyan performers. Jairus Birech also gave a good … Continue reading

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