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National Cross Country lives up to reputation

All these successes would not have been possible without the concerted efforts between different stakeholders besides Athletics Kenya, including, the Ministry of Sports, Lotto Kenya, athletics coaches and managers, among others. Attention now turns to the World Cross Country Tour. If this past weekend’s event is anything to go by,...
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WTW: High School Sensations, Fake Marks, and Nico Young 3:54 Mile?

The Week That Was in Running, January 17 – January 23, 2022. Each week, we try to make the sport more fun to follow by putting the prior week’s action in perspective for you. Past editions of our Week That Was weekly recap can be found here. Got a tip, question or comment? Please call us at 844-LETSRUN (538-7786), email us, or post in our forum.
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Omanyala confident multi-million Adidas deal will fuel World Record dream

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 25 – Having struggled to knit funds together as he sought an Olympic qualification time last year, fortunes have quickly turned for African 100m record holder Ferdinand Omanyala. His achievements since earning qualification time to the Olympic Games in Tokyo have opened up further success off...
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Othaya MP calls upon Nyeri county to fast-track completion of Othaya stadium

Plans to upgrade Othaya stadium from an open grazing field into a usable sports facility in Nyeri county stalled in 2019 after some work at the facility had started in 2017 following a directive by President Uhuru Kenyatta. According to Othaya area Member of Parliament Mugambi Gichuki, the current county...
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Athletics: GirlsRun to prevent periodic poverty : The standard Sports

Two-time Edinburgh Marathon champion Caroline Jepchirchir is among the host of elite athletes who graced the launch of the inaugural GirlsRun Marathon at St.Peters Iten Primary School, Elgeyo Marakwet at the weekend. The race which seeks to promote menstrual hygiene among girls will be held in Iten in October. “You...
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Trailblazing Kenyan athletics coach John Velzian dies aged 93

Nairobi – Legendary Kenyan athletics coach John Velzian, who laid the foundations for the country’s track and field success at the 1968 Mexico Olympics, died on Thursday in Nairobi... Read more. Nairobi – Legendary Kenyan athletics coach John Velzian, who laid the foundations for the country’s track and...
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How a sex predator lured me, sports legend speaks out

Athletic legend Rose Tata has revealed that she was a survivor of sexual violence. Ms Tata said she was lured by a man who impregnated her at the age of 14. Her story opens the veil of the dark side of the country’s glamorous sports sector. The athletic legend,...
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Stars battle at Cross Country trials : The standard Sports

At least 600 athletes will battle at the National Cross Country Championships inside Lobo Resort in Eldoret today. It is a do-or-die fight as Kenya’s globetrotting stars lock horns in the chase for slots to Agnes Tirop Tour set for February 12 at the same venue. The contest pitting...
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How this Kenyan Running Star Conquered the World Barefoot With Her Famous Petticoat in the 1970s

How this Kenyan Running Star Conquered the World Barefoot With Her Famous Petticoat in the 1970s. Sabina Chebichi belonged to the Elgeyo people of Kenya’s western highlands. Born in Trans Nzoia and the second oldest of nine children, she lived in a mud hut and helped to tend the cattle on the family farm while doing other household chores. Chebichi would rise from her humble beginnings to earn acclaim in the world of sports.
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Edna Jebitok set to headline Nairobi race : The standard Sports

Athletics Kenya (AK) Nairobi Branch will hold its regional Cross Country Championships at Nairobi West Prisons Grounds today. Fresh from a series of competitions in Europe, former World U-20 women’s champion Edna Jebitok is set to headline what is expected to be a thrilling event. But it will not...
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Open Ruring'u for athletes, AK urges

Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga, who is also the AK regional secretary, asked AK to revive the national track and field meeting in the town. Kahiga said that he is rooting for national track and field trials and other major sporting events to be staged at the stadium as it meets the standards.
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Government committed at protecting the rights and dignity of Sports Women.

Cabinet Secretary for Sports Dr Amina Mohamed has emphasised on the need for women inclusivity in a bid to help in the growth and development of the sport in the Country. The CS was speaking on Thursday while giving public update on the preparation for the Agnes Tirop Conference to be held in Diani, Kwale County from the 17th of January 2022 to 22nd January 2022.
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Sneak peek at the course that will host World Cross Country Tour

Next month, tens of athletes from across the world will be heading to the North Rift town of Eldoret for the Memorial Agnes Tirop World Cross Country Tour. The lush course at the Lobo village, about 8km from Eldoret town, is a sight to behold. It is between Eldoret town Central Business District and Eldoret International Airport.
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Obiri shines at KDF cross country as Kipruto rules at Police meeting

World 5000m champion Hellen Obiri shrugged off stiff opposition at the Kenya Defence Forces Cross Country contest to win her fifth title at Moi Airbase yesterday. Obiri, also the World Cross Country champion clocked 32:49.50 in the 10km contest ahead of Joyce Chekemoi (33:22.3) with the 2020 KDF meet champion Sheila Chepkurui clocking 33:24.03 to close the podium places.
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Eliud Kipchoge: Crooks are ruining athletics

Athletics Kenya President Jack Tuwei said that the report will be released next month after relevant authorities probe the allegations. Tuwei said that the report, which will be presented to Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed, will have far-reaching implications that will change how athletes are handled.
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World Athletics hosting a race to celebrate Agnes Tirop’s memory

World Athletics and Athletics Kenya today announced that they will be hosting a cross-country tour gold event on February 12th in Eldoret, Kenya. Agnes Tirop, Who Allegedly murdered By her husband in October. The cross-country race is named Memorial Agnes Tirop and is held annually.Great Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge...
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