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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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Helen Kiprop earns silver in Marathon

Helen Kiprop was Kenya’s only medalist in the women’s marathon, winning silver behind Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba. Edna Kiplagat who had won the previous two world championship races finished fourth. The race went according to form-book unlike the men’s marathon. Mare … Continue reading

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Mary Keitany outlasts Sumgong to win New York Marathon

Much like the men’s race, the 2014 New York Marathon women’s race was an epic battle that went straight to the last few metres. In the end, Mary Keitany outkicked compatriot Jemima Sumgong to win in 2:25:07. Sumgong was only … Continue reading

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