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Kenyan athletes thoroughly dominated in 2015

2015 was a memorable season in Kenyan athletics. Even by Kenya’s illustrious standards it was a season that many Kenyans will remember for a long time and will be recalled often in the annals of history. Kenya leads medal standings … Continue reading

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With massive heave Yego is now 3rd best all time

Julius Yego came into this event as the world leader in the Javelin. But there was an air of doubt about whether he could even win a medal. He has been inconsistent. In his last contest before the world championships, … Continue reading

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With a huge heave, Yego writes himself into history books

On Saturday June 6 at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix, Kenyan javelin thrower Julius Yego heaved his way into the history books. Not only did he win this Diamond league event, but he also set a new African record and … Continue reading

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First diamond league win for Hyvin Kiyeng as Yego lowers record again

22 year old Hyvin Kiyeng registered her first ever diamond league win when she won the 3000m steeplechase at the Golden Gala Diamond league on Wednesday June 3 2015 in Rome.  Finishing in second place was new sensation Virginia Nyambura … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Julius Yego for a new Kenya record

Julius Yego who has already attained legendary status by winning the 2014 commonwealth games gold medal and by coming within a whisker of winning an Olympic medal, further cemented his place in the pantheon of Kenya’s all time greats by … 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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Julius Yego now among the legends

Javelin thrower Julius Yego became the first Kenyan ever to win a gold medal in a non-running event at a global competition. He accomplished this by winning the gold medal in the Javelin at the 2014 commonwealth games with a … Continue reading

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Julius Yego within one cm of DL win as Birech & Sum dominate

Kenya’s star javelin thrower Julius Yego, popularly known as the youtube man provided what is his best performance ever in the Diamond league on Wednesday at the Oslo Diamond League. Yego came second when he chucked the javelin a distance … Continue reading

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