Gilbert Kiprotich

Gilbert Kiprotich

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  • How leaders, athletes reacted to Kipchoge’s Berlin feat

    How leaders, athletes reacted to Kipchoge’s Berlin feat

    On his fifth return to the streets of Berlin, Kipchoge had already reignited a talk of a possible world record from athletics faithful in the build up to the race although he remained coy choosing to use the term ‘a good race’Shortly after his heroics in Berlin, the internet went abuzz with congratu...

  • Omanyala: Why I have not competed in DL races

    Omanyala: Why I have not competed in DL races

    Omanyala who made his Diamond League debut in Brussels last year did not compete in the 2022 series instead opting for the World Athletics Continental Tour events.The one-day meetings attract top athletes across the globe culminating in a grand finale where winners are rewarded with diamond trophies...

  • Omanyala crowned August’s finest sportsperson

    Omanyala crowned August’s finest sportsperson

    Omanyala was recognized for his historic Commonwealth Games where he edged South African holder Akani Simbine to claim a rare international sprint gold for Kenya.Omanyala walked away with an LG Artificially Intelligent 8kg washing machine retailing at Ksh.105,000 after edging out compatriots includi...

  • Former All-African Games winner Kasait in doping trouble

    Former All-African Games winner Kasait in doping trouble

    Letrozole, a substance used in the treatment of breast cancer, is on the banned drug list of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) which describes it as an aromatase inhibitor that can act as a hormonal and metabolic stimulantWhile the athlete has been sanctioned for 10 months, her ban has been backda...

  • Two dropped as Bitok names final World Champs squad

    Two dropped as Bitok names final World Champs squad

    Bitok blended youth and experience in his fold, also including seasoned players led by captain Mercy Moim, Noel Murambi, Edith Wisah and reigning African best attacker Sharon Chepchumba.

  • Omanyala closes season with third-place finish in Croatia

    Omanyala closes season with third-place finish in Croatia

    Omanyala clocked 10.19 seconds in a race won by world silver medallist Marvin Bracy of USA who clocked 9.97 with Jeremiah Azu of United Kingdom settling for second in 10.14.It was a second loss for Omanyala against Bracy who also beat him at the Spitzen Leichtathletik Continental Tour event last mon...

  • Kipyegon, Korir and Moraa claim Diamond League trophies

    Kipyegon, Korir and Moraa claim Diamond League trophies

    Olympic 1500m champion Faith Kipyegon bagged her third Diamond League trophy after racing to victory in the final held Thursday night in Zurich, Switzerland.Olympic 800m champion Emmanuel Korir continued his dominance over the two-lap race as he won the trophy for the second season running.In the wo...

  • Berlin medal to commemorate marathon king Kipchoge

    Berlin medal to commemorate marathon king Kipchoge

    The two-time Olympic champion was first featured in 2018, the same year he went on to set the current world record mark of 2:01:39Over the years, Berlin Marathon medals have commemorated remarkable figures and events from the history of marathon running, depicting ancient Greek runners in the first...

  • Diamond League: Chebet, Kimeli clinch maiden trophies

    Diamond League: Chebet, Kimeli clinch maiden trophies

    In the first track event of the two-day final, Chebet clocked 14:31.03 ahead of World 10,000m bronze medallist Margaret Chelimo who finished second in 14:31.52 as world champion Gudaf Tsegay of Ethiopia settled for the third spot in 14:32.11.On his part, Kimeli left it late to make a move and win th...

  • Kenya ramps up anti-doping effort with new regulations

    Kenya ramps up anti-doping effort with new regulations

    AK said it was ‘gravely concerned’ by the spiraling cases of doping among Kenya’s elite athletes that could destabilize and reverse any gains made in its anti-doping effortKenya remains in category A of the World Athletics watch list for countries with high prevalence of doping cases and the spike i...