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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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Eunice Sum in imperious form as she takes commonwealth games gold

After winning the gold medal at the World Athletics championships in 2013, Eunice Sum has won her second major even when she captured the gold medal in the women’s 800m at the 2014 commonwealth games. Sum was in imperious form … Continue reading

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Kenya sweeps steeplechase for 5th straight time

  Kenya has taken its dominance of the 3000 metres steeplechase to unprecedented levels when they swept all the medals during the finals held on Friday. The surprise winner was former world junior Champion Jonathan Muia Ndiku, who upset the … Continue reading

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Kenyans need not worry, Rudisha will be back

David Rudisha lost in the final of the 800m at the 2014 Commonwealth games on Thursday. Rudisha had led the race from the start until the 50m mark when Nijel Amos of Botswana passed him. Rudisha took the field out … Continue reading

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Purity Kirui leads Kenya clean sweep in steeplechase

Kenya’s strong tradition in the 3000m steeplechase for men, was upheld by their female counterparts. Purity Kirui took gold in a time of 9:30.36 and led two other Kenyans team-mates Milcah Chemos Cheywa who came to the games on a … Continue reading

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Commonwealth games: Kipyegon bags 1500m gold

20 year old Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon, a former world junior cross country champion and former world junior champion, is living up to the promise she showed as a youth. On Tuesday she won a thrilling women’s 1500m final in 4:08.94. … 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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