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Wily veteran Kemboi wins 5th straight major as Kenya sweeps

No country has dominated any event in any sport the way Kenya has dominated the 3000m steeplechase. Since Kenya burst onto the scene at the 1968 Olympics, Kenya has won this event every time with a few exceptions such as … Continue reading

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Kenyan’s shine in Sainsbury Diamond League

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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Sum wins in personal best as, Kiplagat and Birech excel in Paris

Silas Kiplagat beats Djibouti rival Silas Kiplagat and Asbel Kiprop have dominated the 1500m in the diamond league for the past three years or so. But last season, Ayanleh Suleiman was the one miler who gave the Kenyan duo a … Continue reading

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Kiprop and Birech shine in Oslo

Many Kenya athletics fans have been concerned about the questionable form of Asbel Kiprop 2015. Kiprop has dominated the mile and 1500m since 2008. But in 2015 his form has been below par. Any fears about his purported poor form … Continue reading

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Kemboi as baack ! and Sum still invincible

Eunice Sum and Ezekiel Kemboi were the only Kenyan winners at the 2015 Prefontaine classic in Eugene Oregon. This meet is part of the 2015 Diamond League circuit. Kemboi still King Ezekiel Kemboi is one of the greatest athletes Kenya … Continue reading

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Kiplagat, Sum, Birech win in Shangai Diamond League

Eunice Sum wins women’s 800m Sum who dominated this event in 2013 and 2014, picked up where she left off last season when she finished well ahead of the field in the women’s 800m race. She showed her intent early, … Continue reading

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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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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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