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Kipyego, Chepkirui victorious in Amsterdam

Kenya’s dominance of IAAF Gold Label Road Races continued on Saturday October 17 2015. Bernard Kipyego and Joyce Chepkrui won the men and women’s races at the 2015 Amsterdam Marathon. Despite battling persistent drizzling rain, temperatures below 10C and a … 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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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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Kenya clean sweep commonwealth games 10,000m

For this first time in Commonwealth Games history, Kenya claimed a clean sweep of the medals in the women’s 10,000m.The gold medal winner was Joyce Chepkirui. The trio of Kenyans, Florence Kiplagat, Joyce Chepkirui and Emily Chebet broke away from … Continue reading

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Joyce Chepkirui sets course record in Prague

Joyce Chepkirui clocked 1 hour, six minutes, 19 seconds to win the Prague half marathon and in the process set a new course record. From th every beginning, Chepkirui looked like a woman on a mission. She set off on … Continue reading

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