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2016 Olympics: Kenya’s best performance yet

Kenya ended the 2016 Olympics ended Olympics with a medal haul of 6 gold, 6 silver and 1 bronze, arguably Kenya’s best performance yet, only rivaled by 2008 when Kenya hauled 6 gold 4 silver and 4 bronze. Jemima Sumgong … Continue reading

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Ferguson Cheruiyot beats strong field, Rudisha struggles

800m runner Ferguson Cheruiyot is currently in the best form of his life. He won the men’s 800m at the Stockolm Diamond League meet, beating a strong field that included compatriot David Rudisha, Frenchman Pierre Ambrose and Adam Kszczot of … Continue reading

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Kiprop and Kipruto clock world leading times

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Four Kenyans won their respective races at the 2016 Birmingham Diamond League meet. Asbel Kiprop and Consesulus Kipruto won the 1500m and 3000m steeplechase in world leading times while David Rudisha fello short of his world record attempt but still … Continue reading

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Rudisha starts season with 1:44.78

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Each year David Rudisha starts his track season in Australia. 2016 was no different. Rudisha ran the IAAF challenge in Melbourne, Australia and won the 800m in 1:44.78. This isa good time considering it is only the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Masterful tactics by Rudisha to win gold

David Rudisha put his vast experience on display when he out-hought and outfoxed the field to win the mens 800m at the 2015 world athletics championships. Just as he had done in the semi-finals, Rudisha took the lead from the … Continue reading

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David Rudisha, the greatest 800m runner ever

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 09:  David Lekuta Rudisha of Kenya celebrates after winning gold and setting a new world record of 1.40.91 in the Men's 800m Final on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 9, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

No country has produced as many excellent two lap runners as Kenya has. In fact if you look at a list of the fastest 800m runners in history, you will find that 50% of them are Kenyan. However the one … Continue reading

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Kenyan’s shine in Sainsbury Diamond League

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Eunice Sum, Mercy Cherono, Conselus Kipruto and Asbel Kiprop were all in imperious form as they won their respective races at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games Diamond League meet held at the London Olympic stadium. Kiprop wins mile in unorthodox fashion … Continue reading

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Rudisha impressive in first Diamond League win of 2015

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David Rudisha won the New York Diamond League meet with an impressive time of 1:43.58. When Rudisha last ran in Ostrava two weeks ago, he pulled up with a hamstring injury, sparking fears that he would be facing another long … Continue reading

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Kenya sends weakened team for world relays

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The second world relay championships will be held in the Bahamas on May 2 and 3. The inaugural championships were also held in the Bahamas in 2014 and the Kenyan team was sensational, setting several records and finishing second overall. … Continue reading

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Rudisha wins in Melbourne

Kenyan Olympic champion David Rudisha always starts his season in Australia. On Saturday March 21, he continued his clean record in Australia when he won the 800m. It was his second succesive win in 7 days. But this time he … Continue reading

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