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Nov 27
Kipchumba sets Chinese all-comers’ record in Shanghai.

Philimon Kiptoo Kipchumba of Kenya emerged victorious from a three-man battle in the last kilometres to secure the title at the Shanghai Marathon on November 26,improving the Chinese all-comers’ record to 2:05:35.   The 25-year-old chopped nearly two minutes off his personal best of 2:07:28, set when winning the 2022 Munich Marathon, beating the course […]

Nov 17
58-Year-Old Priscilla Biwott Clinches Gold in Africa Masters Athletics Championships.

Priscilla Biwott, a 58-year-old marathoner, secured Kenya’s inaugural gold medal in the 5,000m race during the 14th Africa Masters Athletics Championships in Pretoria, South Africa. Clocking in at 21:15.88, she triumphed over her competitors, including Elmarie Pretorius from South Africa (21:23.25) and Daleen Sonnekus (21:15.12).   Representing the category of women marathoners aged 50 to […]

Nov 06
Obiri shakes off a strong field to win New York Marathon.

  Obiri clocked 2:27:23 to crack the women’s open division race ahead of Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey who emerged second in 2:27:29.   The Boston Marathon champion obliterated a star-studded field including compatriot Sharon Lokedi to garnish her cabinet with another Abbott Marathon Major title this season. Lokedi wrapped up the top three in 2:27:33.   […]

Oct 08
Kelvin Kiptum shatters world marathon record in Chicago.

Kenyan Kelvin Kiptum shattered the men’s marathon world record in Chicago as he beat compatriot Eliud Kipchoge’s previous mark by more than 30 seconds.The 23-year-old finished in a time of two hours 35 seconds.   “I feel so happy. A world record was not in my mind today,” he said after beating Kipchoge’s time of […]

Sep 30
Harambee Stars to Play Russia in International Friendly As AFCON 2027 Celebrations Continue.

Kenya’s football national team, Harambee Stars, has landed yet another high-profile friendly match, with the team now set to face Russia on October 16.Harambee Stars will play the 2018 World Cup hosts in Turkey as they seek to step up their preparations for the 2026 World Cup qualifiers that begin in November.   They will […]

Sep 24
High five! Eliud Kipchoge rules Berlin again.

On Sunday, Eliud Kipchoge secured his fifth Berlin Marathon victory, finishing the 42km race in two hours, two minutes, and forty-two seconds.   Ethopia’s Derseh Kindie closely trailed renowned Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge until the 32-kilometer mark from where Kipchoge was able to broaden the distance between himself and his competition, propelling himself to a […]

Sep 11
Chepkoech sets new world best, Omanyala wins in Zagreb.

Kenya’s Beatrice Chepkoech smashed the women’s 2000m steeplechase world best at the Memorial Boris Hanžeković Continental Tour Gold meeting held last night in Zagreb, Croatia.Chepkoech clocked five minutes, 47.42 seconds to lower the previous record of 5:52.80 set by Gesa Krause of Germany in 2019.   Another Kenyan Winnie Jemutai finished second in 5:52.92 with […]

Aug 27
Faith Kipyegon bags double gold in Budapest as she wins 5000M

Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon made history after winning her second gold at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest.Another Kenyan Beatrice Chebet grabbed bronze while Ethiopia’s Sifan Hassan took home a silver medal.   Kipyegon has now won two gold medals in the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Budapest – in 1500m/5000m.   At the same time […]

Jun 06
Stage set for Embu Sevens with 20 teams set to battle it out for honours.

Preparations are in top gear for this year’s edition of Embu Sevens with 20 teams set to participate.The tourney takes place this weekend at the Embu ASK Showground in Njukiri.   Embu RFC chairman Abijah Bosire says that this year’s event will also include primary and secondary school rugby teams, to be played on June […]

Apr 18
‘It was tough day for me’- Kipchoge breaks silence after disappointing performance in Boston.

Two-time Olympic champion and world record holder Eliud Kipchoge says Monday, April 17, was a tough day for him on the track after finishing sixth during the 127th Boston Marathon.   In a statement shared on social media on Monday night, the legendary athlete, who had been bidding to add the Boston crown to previous […]