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Kenya at the 2013 World championships: Surprise wins for Eunice Sum and Milcah Chemos

Background The 14th IAAF World Championships in Athletics was held in Moscow, Russia, from August 10 to August 18 2013.  Kenya finished third overall in the standings with 12 medals: 5 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze. The highlights included … Continue reading

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2011 World Athletics Championships: Utter Domination by Kenya

Background The 2011 World Athletics Championships was held in Daegu, South Koreafrom 27 August 2011 ending on 4 September 2011. Kenya recorded its best ever performance up to that point, hauling 7 gold, 8 silver and 3 bronze for a … Continue reading

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Helen Kiprop earns silver in Marathon

Helen Kiprop was Kenya’s only medalist in the women’s marathon, winning silver behind Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba. Edna Kiplagat who had won the previous two world championship races finished fourth. The race went according to form-book unlike the men’s marathon. Mare … Continue reading

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Rita Jeptoo to likely lose Ksh 46 million bonus, possibly more

Kenyan marathoner, Rita Jeptoo, a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and two-time Chicago Marathon champion, was given a two-year doping ban Friday. Jeptoo tested positive for the blood-booster EPO in an out-of-competition test last September, a few weeks before … Continue reading

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A dynamite field for the London Marathon (Men and Women)

Defending champion, Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya will be hard pressed to defend the London Marathon diadem she won in 2013. In 2014, she will have to contend with reigning world champion and fellow Kenyan Edna Kiplagat, defending Olympic champion and … Continue reading

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