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  • Kenya's Lempus banned for five years for doping

    Kenya's Lempus banned for five years for doping

    The 31-year-old was tested following her win at the Harmonie Mutuelle Semi de Paris (Paris Half Marathon) in September 2021The AIU said as a consequence it had also had disqualified Lempus' results from the day the test was conducted, meaning she has been stripped of her Paris title

  • Cristiano Ronaldo tells Citizen TV's Swila Man United chapter is closed

    Cristiano Ronaldo tells Citizen TV's Swila Man United chapter is closed

    Ronaldo told Isaac Swila Manchester United ‘is a closed chapter’ as he batted away the Royal Media Services news editor’s question his acrimonious divorce with the Premier League giantsThe Portugal captain, a free agent after his second stint at United ended abruptly last Tuesday, was fielding quest...

  • New CS Namwamba begins talks with FIFA over Kenya ban

    New CS Namwamba begins talks with FIFA over Kenya ban

    Namwamba said in a social media post that the phone conversation was the start of the process of resolving the impasse that led to Kenya’s ban by the global governing bodyFIFA imposed the ban on Football Kenya Federation in February due to government interference, meaning no Kenyan team, including c...

  • 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...