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Profiles of Kenya’s greatest sportsmen and sportswomen

Victor Wanyama : First Kenyan in the English premier league

Victor Wanyama made history on July 11 2013 when he became the first Kenyan ever to be signed by a team in the English premier league when he joined Southampton from Glasgow Celtic. The transfer fee was ¬£12.5 million, making … Continue reading

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Dennis Oliech: Kenya’s greatest striker ever

Dennis Oliech, is without a doubt the most accomplished striker Kenya has ever produced. As we write, he is the only Kenyan striker to maintain a position in the starting lineup in a team in a major European league. He … Continue reading

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Ezekiel Kemboi: One of the all time greats

When people think of Ezekiel Kemboi, they primarily think about his celebratory gyrations. But mostly he is simply considered the next in a long line of excellent Kenyan steeplechase runners. Thanks to the likes of Kemboi, Kenya has won all … Continue reading

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Philip Waruinge: Most decorated Kenyan boxer

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Robert Wangila: Africa’s only Olympic boxing champion

Robert¬† Wangila “Napunyi” has the distinction of being the only African ever to win an Olympic gold medal in boxing. He is also the only Kenyan to have won Olympic gold in a sport other than athletics. He was born … Continue reading

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Violet Barasa: Kenya’s greatest volleyball player

Violet Awindi Baraza, is considered by many as the greatest female volleyballer Kenya has ever produced and no doubt one of the best volleyballers to come out of the continent of Africa. She was born in Sikhendu village, Bungoma district … Continue reading

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Paul Tergat: Kenya’s greatest cross country runner

A soldier in the Kenya Airforce, Tergat’s claim to fame is that He won the world cross country championships 5 times. Tergat also held the world 10,000 metres record and won silver medals at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics and … Continue reading

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Henry Rono: Kenya’s greatest track athlete

Henry Rono is arguably the most talented long distance runner Kenya has ever produced. And that is saying a lot considering how much talent Kenya has produced over the years. He was born in 1952 in Nandi hills.He had been … Continue reading

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Edward Rombo: Kenya Rugby Legend

Edward Rombo is no doubt the most talented rugby player Kenya has ever produced and the only Kenyan to play top tier rugby in Europe. He was born on March 19 1967. He first gained fame when he played rugby … Continue reading

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Chris Otambo

During the 1970s and early 1980s, Kenya was ranked amongst the top 5 teams in men’s field hockey. And they had no peers on the continent of Africa. It was a golden generation of players. In those days Kenyan field … Continue reading

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