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Kinyamal, Chepkoech, Cheruiyot brilliant in Shanghai

Wyclife Kinyamal, Timothy Cheruiyot and Beatrice Chepkoech all won their races in majestic style at the 2018 Shanghai Grand Prix held on Saturday May 13. Excellent start for Kinyamal Kenya’s new 800m ace Wycliffe Kinyamal continued with the flying start … Continue reading

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Asbel Kiprop saga, a huge body blow to Kenyan Athletics

May-3-2018 will go down as an infamous day in the annals of Kenyan athletics. That was the day when it was announced that Asbel Kiprop had failed a doping test. The revelation came from a British newspaper which indicated that … Continue reading

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Korir, Kipkirui score wins in Doha

  The first Diamond League meet of the 2018 season was held in Doha Qatar on May 4. Kenyans put aside the dark cloud of suspicion that is engulfing the country following news that Asbel Kiprop, one of the greatest … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2018 Singapore Sevens

Group Stage Kenya 19 England 28 Tries: C Injera 1′, W Ambaka Ndayara 12′, NO Oyoo 14′ Conversions: Agero(2) Kenya 34 France 0 Tries: C Injera (3), LB Odhiambo(2), A Amonde Conversions: Oliech (2) Kenya 33 USA 14 Tries: W … Continue reading

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Kenyan boxers are no longer battle hardened

Kenya’s performance at the 2018 Commonwealth games boxing competition was the worst ever. Kenya sent a team of 10 boxers. Seven of them lost their opening bouts. Only three won their opening bouts but then promptly lost their second bouts. … Continue reading

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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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