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Obiri, Manangoi, brilliant in Doha

Hellen Obiri’s brilliant start to the 2019 season continued in Doha on Friday. Earlier in the season, Obiri was one of the few bright spots for Kenya at the 2019 World Cross country championships. She continued along those lines in … Continue reading

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Dunking Olivia Ododa: First Kenyan in women’s final four

In 2019 Olivia Nelson-Ododa was a freshman at the University of Connecticut, the most successful women’s college basketball team in recent years. During the 2019 season, U-Conn once again reached the final four with Ododa playing key roles in each … Continue reading

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Eliud Kipchoge cements place as the greatest

Following his convincing victory in the 2019 London marathon in a time of 2:02:37, Eliud Kipchoge has left no doubt that he is the greatest marathon runner ever. Lets put things into perspective. 1. He has won 10 consecutive marathons. … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 Singapore Sevens

Group Stage Kenya 7 England 36 Tries : Mwale Conv: Olindi Kenya 14 USA 17 Tries : Taabu(2) Conv: Taabu, Olindi Kenya 19 Wales 14 Tries : Onyala, Dennis, Taabu Conv: Taabu (2) Challenge Trophy Quarter-Finals Kenya 14 France 24 … Continue reading

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In pictures: Kenya qualifies for IRB U20 trophy

Kenya will once again feature in the World Rugby Under 20 Trophy. This after they beat arch rivals Namibia 21-18 in a nail biting final at RFUEA grounds. Kenya had earlier registered an epic 73-0 win over Tunisia in the … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 Hong Kong Sevens

Despite the return of several key players who had previously boycotted, it was another sub par performance from Kenya that did nothing to ease relegation worries and called into question the abilities of the new coach Paul Murunga.   Group … Continue reading

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Paris suburbs have 4500 pitches, Kibera has only 2

When France won the world cup in 2018, an incredible 65% of the squad was comprised of players who were born and grew up in the suburbs of Paris. These suburbs, known as banlieues, are primarily inhabited by poor immigrant … Continue reading

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Obiri and Beatrice Chebet win at 2019 world cross country

11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 Hellen Obiri won the women’s senior race while Beatrice Chebet won the women’s U20 race. They were the only bright spots for Kenya. Senior Women POS ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK 1 Hellen Obiri  KEN 36:14 2 Dera Dida  ETH 36:16 … Continue reading

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6 things sports CS Amina Mohamed must do immediately

  The dust has settled on the appointment of Amina Mohamed as the new minister for Sports in Kenya. That it was an unpopular appointment amongst sports fans cannot be gainsaid. Most sports fans did not understand the appointment given … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 Canada Sevens

Kenya’s performance at the 2019 Canada sevens is perhaps the worst in the history of Kenya sevens. Aside from the fact that Kenya was fielding a team of novices who had no prior IRB series experience, the distinct lack of … Continue reading

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