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Remembering James Maina Boi

  Background Aside from the 3000m steeplechase, the 800m is the event where Kenya has produced a dizzying array of talents who have gone on to conquer the world. Among the athletes who brought fame to Kenya in this event … Continue reading

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1980: Kenya’s boycotts Olympics and goes to Liberty Bell Classic

Background The 1980 Summer Olympics boycott was initiated by the United States to protest the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Kenya’s participation was ill-advised for a number of reasons: 1. The boycott had no chance of effecting a change in Soviet … Continue reading

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