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5 Kenyans win IAAF Inter-Continental gold

5 Kenyans won gold medals in the 2014 Inter-Continental cup held in Marrakesh Morocco. Each win came with a $30,000 prize as well as bagging 8 points for team Africa. Boniface Mucheru Tumuti wins gold in 4 X 400m Kenyan … Continue reading

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5 Kenyans among overall diamond league winners

The 2014 Diamond league ended during the week of September 6 in Brussels. Five Kenyans were among the overall winners having gathered enough points to win their respective categories. The win comes with a bonus prize of $40,0000. Silas Kiplagat … Continue reading

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Birech dominates as Mercy Cherono wins $50,000

There were plenty of upsets at the Brussels Diamond league meet which is the penultimate meet in the Diamond league for 2014. Most Kenyan fans expected the Kenyan contingent to wrap up their 2014 campaign. But it was not to … Continue reading

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Rudisha dominates 600m as Asbel Kiprop earns revenge

Kenyan runners were in dominant form during the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix held on Sunday August 24. Rudisha misses world record but dominates In the rarely run 600m race, David Rudisha was going for Johnny Gray‘s 1:12.81 the world’s record … Continue reading

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Kenya 3rd in 2014 Africa Athletics Championships

Kenya finished 3rd overall at the 2014 Africa Athletics championships behind overall winners South Africa and Nigeria. It was a creditable performance by Kenya considering that the distance runners were mostly the ones who ran in the Commonwealth games. But … Continue reading

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Eunice Sum in imperious form as she takes commonwealth games gold

After winning the gold medal at the World Athletics championships in 2013, Eunice Sum has won her second major even when she captured the gold medal in the women’s 800m at the 2014 commonwealth games. Sum was in imperious form … Continue reading

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Silas Kiplagat sets diamond league record

Silas Kiplagat produced the most thrilling performance of the evening when he out-sprinted compatriot Asbel Kiprop to win the 1500m at the Herculis Diamond league meet in Monaco. In the process he stole the thunder of Kiprop who had announced … Continue reading

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Julius Yego within one cm of DL win as Birech & Sum dominate

Kenya’s star javelin thrower Julius Yego, popularly known as the youtube man provided what is his best performance ever in the Diamond league on Wednesday at the Oslo Diamond League. Yego came second when he chucked the javelin a distance … Continue reading

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Sum, Kiplagat, Birech sparkle in Rome DL

Kenyans were on song at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday June 6. Silas Kiplagat clinches 1500m, Kiprop 3rd Silas Kiplagat earned a measure of revenge in the 1500m race. A week earlier he lost to Ayanleh … Continue reading

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Women’s 4 X 800m settle for silver

Kenya won the silver medal in the women’s 4 X 800m at the inaugural world relay championships. Kenya were considered favourites by many but a close look told most expert pundits that USA had more depth from 1 to 4. … Continue reading

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