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Siaya county: Don’t build a stadium with a running track

Siaya county governor Cornel Rasanga announced that his county will be constructing a 20,000 seat stadium. This is a commendable initiative by the governor. “I today presided over the contract signing of the construction of a 20,000-seater capacity ultra-modern stadium … Continue reading

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Obiri wins epic battle against Sifan

Hellen Obiri may be the world champion in the 5000m but she was made to work by a determined Dutch-woman Sifan Hassan at the Diamond League race in Zurich. With a lap to go, there were seven women in the … Continue reading

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Shoeless Conseslus Kipruto gets last grasp win in Zurich

Some people doubted that Conseslus Kipruto was the best steeplechaser on the planet when he lost a Diamond League race to Evan Jager and Souffiane el Bakkali about a month ago. But after his epic performance in Zurich, Kipruto has … Continue reading

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The most notable Kenyan performances at the 2018 Africa championships

2018 is turning out to be a succesful year for Kenya athletics After finishing atop the standings in the IAAF U20 championships,   Kenya was on top again, this time finishing atop the standings at the 2018 Africa athletics championships. … Continue reading

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Kenya top the table at IAAF U20 Championships

Kenyan runners were in scintillating form at the 2018 IAAF U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. Kenya finished atop the meda; standings with six gold medals. Men’s 800m: Lekuta and Kipngetich go 1-2 Kenyan men have been dominating the 800m metres … Continue reading

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Kenya failed to host CHAN yet MPs went joyriding to the world cup

Twenty Kenyan MPs and Senators traveled to Russia to watch the world cup. The trip was fully funded by the Kenyan tax payer. Everything from airline tickets to accomodation, match tickets, food and a hefty daily allowance was paid of … Continue reading

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Rotich, Chepkoech and Cheruiyot brilliant in Paris

A trio of Kenyans recorded brilliant wins as Beatrice Chepkoech and Timothy Cheruiyot recorded world leading times while Ferguson Rotich also recorded a brilliant win against an impressive field. Ferguson Rotich leaves it late but wins Ferguson Rotich is having … Continue reading

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Dear Nick Mwendwa, Kenya can qualify for 2026 World Cup

The 2026 world cup will feature 48 teams, up from the 32 that are playing in the 2018 and 2022 world cups. The allocation has not been finalized. But the projection is that Africa will have 9 slots, up from … Continue reading

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Momentous win for Kenya Rugby over Morocco

Kenya’s 28 -24 victory over Morocco in Casablanca on Saturday June 23 2018, is one of the biggest wins in the country’s rugby history. For starters, Morocco has for decades towered over Kenya rugby. In fact Kenya has lost the … Continue reading

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Kiyeng, Manangoi, Kiptarus brilliant at Oslo Bislett games

Former steeplechase world champion, Hyvin Kiyeng, is proving to be the person to beat in the women’s 3000m steeplechase. After winning the Rome Golden gala, she was once again victorious at Oslo. But this time she had to fend off … Continue reading

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