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Incredible performances by Kenyans at Pre-Fontaine Classic

There were earth Shattering performances by Kenyan distance runners at the 2017 PreFontaine classic at Hayward field in Oregon USA. Most notable was newcomer Celliphine Chespol. Chespol Stuns with world junior record   Eighteen year old Celliphine Chespol stunned the … Continue reading

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Faith Kipyegon, Obiri and Bett shine in Shanghai

For a second straight week, Kenyan runners showed their dominance in the middle and long distance events of the 2017 Diamond League. Helen Obiri, Faith Kipyegon and Kipyegon Bett were the winners. Hyvin Kiyeng finished second in the women’s 3000m … Continue reading

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Hellen Obiri wins 2017 Campaccio cross country

The cross country season has kicked off in high gear. And Hellen Obiri, whoc clinched the Olympic silver medal after moving up two distances to the 5000m, picked up from where she left off in 2016. She won the the … Continue reading

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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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Kipyegon breaks Kenya record again as Obiri sets PB

After breaking the Kenya record in Shanghai two weeks ago, miler Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon once again put on a dominant performance to win the women’s 1500m at the 2016 Prefontaine meet in Eugene Oregon. This time she clocked 3:56.41 which … Continue reading

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Kipyegon and Kiyeng set Shanghai ablaze with records

As the world gears up for the 2016 Summer Olympics, Kenyan runners have sent out early indications of what the world should expect at the Olympics. Faith Kipyegon set a new Kenya record in the 1500m with a time of … Continue reading

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Faith Kipyegon breaks Africa mile record

Faith Kipyegon is finally fulfilling the promise she had showed during her youth and junior days. After winning a silver medal at the recent world athletics championships, the 21 year old set a new Africa record in the one mile … Continue reading

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Faith Kipyegon garners silver medal in 1500m

Faith Chepngetic Kipyegon, a former world junior cross country champion won the silver medal in the women’s 1500m, finishing behind the incredible Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia. Kipyegon who won the Commonwealth games gold medal in 2014 showed resilience in the … Continue reading

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Commonwealth games: Kipyegon bags 1500m gold

20 year old Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon, a former world junior cross country champion and former world junior champion, is living up to the promise she showed as a youth. On Tuesday she won a thrilling women’s 1500m final in 4:08.94. … Continue reading

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Asbel Kiprop wins 800m as Soi upsets strong field

Two Kenyans won their races at the Paris Diamond league race on Saturday July 5. Asbel Kiprop beats Nijel Amos Asbel Kiprop rarely runs the 800m but when he does, he never fails to surprise. In this race he was … Continue reading

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