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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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Kipruto, Kwemoi, Obiri and Kipketer shine in Monaco

As Kenyans gear up for the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a number of Kenyan runners were in sensational form at the 2016 Herculis Diamond League meet in Monaco. Conseslus Kipruto affirms favourite status in 3000m steeplechase In form … 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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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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David Rudisha is really back as and Silas Kiplagat also wins

Days prior to the 800m race at the Sainsbury Diamond league meet in Glasgow, David Rudisha had promised to deliver a world leading time. He did just that when he clocked 1:43.34. He now holds the year’s fastest time along … 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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Obiri, Ndiku in sensational wins at Prefontaine classic

Fresh from her record breaking performance at the world relay championships, Hellen Obiri did not loose a step as she shocked Abeba Aregawi of Sweden to win the women’s 1500m at the Prefontaine classic held in Eugene Oregon on May … Continue reading

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Kenya women’s 4 X 1500m destroys field and world record

The Kenya women’s 4 X 1500m team at the inaugural world relay championships in Nassau Bahamas,  annihilated the rest of the field and in the process absolutely smashed the world record. The previous record of 17:05.72 was set in April … Continue reading

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Hellen Obiri sets the “Real” world record

Hellen Onsando Obiri ran a blistering time of 8:20.68 to win the women’s 3000m at the Doha Diamond league on Friday May 9. The time is the 5th fastest outdoor time ever ran. Suspicious records set by Chinese runners The … Continue reading

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