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  • Nick Mwendwa back in charge as FKF boss

    Nick Mwendwa back in charge as FKF boss

    Mwendwa had transferred those powers to the FKF vice-president Doris Petra in November last year after he was charged with corruptionIn the charge, he was accused of taking from FKF is about 38 million shillings which he pleaded not guilty and was released on bail

  • American legend Johnson slams organisers for Omanyala visa debacle

    American legend Johnson slams organisers for Omanyala visa debacle

    The retired American sprinter, one of athletics’ all-time top performers, has been among the most vocal critics of the manner in which issuance of visas had been handledAround 100 athletes, coaches and officials from around the world have been flagging their problems, with African 100m champion Ferd...

  • CHAMP13NS: Tusker FC retain FKF-PL title

    CHAMP13NS: Tusker FC retain FKF-PL title

    The champions’ afternoon had been laced in fear after challengers Kakamega Homeboyz shot top of the standings with a walkover win over Kariobangi Sharks who did not show in Bukhungu for their final game of the seasonThat left Tusker in a must-win situation but the champions held their nerve to see o...

  • Kenya to send esports athletes to Commonwealth Games

    Kenya to send esports athletes to Commonwealth Games

    Kenya has four automatic slots – two for each gender – in eFootball series and qualifying places in DOTA 2 (five gamers and one reserve player) and Rocket League (three gamers and one reserve player).The qualifying phase will see Kenyan gamers battle it out with other players from Nigeria, Ghana, Ma...

  • Kip Keino Classic: Kenyatta reaffirms Kenya's ambitions of hosting 2025 Athletics Championships
  • Former Commonwealth champion Chepkirui banned for four years after appeal

    Former Commonwealth champion Chepkirui banned for four years after appeal

    Chepkirui was provisionally suspended from competition by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) in July 2019 for an Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) violation following investigation into alleged abnormalities detected in her blood testsThe AIU, which oversees integrity issues in international athleti...

  • Rotich, Chebet win Eldoret City Marathon titles

    Rotich, Chebet win Eldoret City Marathon titles

    The former Valencia Marathon champion timed 2:13:10 for victory as Emily Chebet, eighth last year, took the women’s crown in 2:29:58The pair thus claimed Sh3.5 million each in prize money in what counts as the biggest payout for a marathon event in Africa with this year’s event attracting more than...

  • Kenya to remain in Category A on doping watch-list

    Kenya to remain in Category A on doping watch-list

    Kenya will remain in Category A on the list of nations on watch for anti-doping violations, the Athletics Integrity United (AIU) has said.Athletics Kenya (AK) said it received a letter from the AIU – the unit prosecute doping cases – that the country will remain classed as a high-risk zone for the...

  • FIFA ratifies decision on Kenya's indefinite suspension

    FIFA ratifies decision on Kenya's indefinite suspension

    The Kenyan government has had a one-month window to relinquish management of the country’s football and allow the beleaguered Football Kenya Federation (FKF) back in chargeThe Ministry of Sports disbanded the FKF in November last year over alleged misappropriation of fu...

  • Sofapaka no-show for Ulinzi clash after court injunction

    Sofapaka no-show for Ulinzi clash after court injunction

    Ulinzi, who are currently playing their home matches in Kericho, were at the Green Stadium for the match before returning to their Nakuru base after being informed the clash was offSofapaka sought and were granted orders on Friday by the Sports Disputes Tribunal (SDT) stopping the match from being p...