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Asbel Kiprop gold seals championship for Kenya

Asbel Kiprop made it very difficult for himself but eventually came through to win the men’s 1500m on the penultimate day of the 2015 world athletics championships. Kiprop placed himself at the back of the pack for the first half … Continue reading

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Sum wins in personal best as, Kiplagat and Birech excel in Paris

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Silas Kiplagat beats Djibouti rival Silas Kiplagat and Asbel Kiprop have dominated the 1500m in the diamond league for the past three years or so. But last season, Ayanleh Suleiman was the one miler who gave the Kenyan duo a … Continue reading

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Kiplagat, Sum, Birech win in Shangai Diamond League

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Eunice Sum wins women’s 800m Sum who dominated this event in 2013 and 2014, picked up where she left off last season when she finished well ahead of the field in the women’s 800m race. She showed her intent early, … Continue reading

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5 Kenyans among overall diamond league winners

The 2014 Diamond league ended during the week of September 6 in Brussels. Five Kenyans were among the overall winners having gathered enough points to win their respective categories. The win comes with a bonus prize of $40,0000. Silas Kiplagat … Continue reading

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Birech dominates as Mercy Cherono wins $50,000

There were plenty of upsets at the Brussels Diamond league meet which is the penultimate meet in the Diamond league for 2014. Most Kenyan fans expected the Kenyan contingent to wrap up their 2014 campaign. But it was not to … Continue reading

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Silas Kiplagat sets diamond league record

Silas Kiplagat produced the most thrilling performance of the evening when he out-sprinted compatriot Asbel Kiprop to win the 1500m at the Herculis Diamond league meet in Monaco. In the process he stole the thunder of Kiprop who had announced … Continue reading

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David Rudisha is really back as and Silas Kiplagat also wins

Days prior to the 800m race at the Sainsbury Diamond league meet in Glasgow, David Rudisha had promised to deliver a world leading time. He did just that when he clocked 1:43.34. He now holds the year’s fastest time along … Continue reading

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Sum, Kiplagat, Birech sparkle in Rome DL

Kenyans were on song at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday June 6. Silas Kiplagat clinches 1500m, Kiprop 3rd Silas Kiplagat earned a measure of revenge in the 1500m race. A week earlier he lost to Ayanleh … Continue reading

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