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Disband government teams and form women’s teams instead

Have you ever wondered why the United States is the most successful nation in women’s football? This despite the fact that their men’s team has been lagging and even failed. The women’s world cup has been held seven times and … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2017 Cape Town Sevens

Group Stage Kenya 14 France 21 Tries: S Oliech B Tanga Conversions: Oliech Kenya 34 Russia 0 Tries: B Tanga, Oliech, Ambaka, Sikuta, A Ochieng, S Njenga Conversions: Oliech(2) Kenya 7 South Africa 26 Tries: Ambaka Conversion: Tanga Challenge Trophy … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2017 Dubai sevens

Group Stage Kenya 29 Canada 15 Tries: S Oliech, C Injera(2), O Ayodi, D Ombachi Conversions : Oliech(2) Kenya 5 South Africa 48 Tries: JO Oluoch Kenya 29 Uganda 14 Tries: D Ombachi ,E Agero, D Sikuta, O Ayodi, B … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2017 CECAFA Cup

The 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge cup was played after a two year hiatus. Kenya hosted it with matches being played in Machakos, Kakamega and Kisumu. Kenya emerged victorious, winning their seventh title. Group Matches Kenya 2 Rwanda 0 Kenya opened … Continue reading

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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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