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  • 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...

  • Kibet bags first medal for Kenya, Jacobs takes 60m gold at World Indoor

    Kibet bags first medal for Kenya, Jacobs takes 60m gold at World Indoor

    World record holder Gudaf Tsegay led an Ethiopian 1,2,3 but was a class apart from her compatriots in the end as she smashed the championship record with a time of 3:57.19 to claim gold in the 1500mItaly's Lamont Marcell Jacobs added the world indoor 60m crown to his Olympic 100m title as he scorche...

  • Ulinzi edge KCB, Wazito top thriller at Police

    Ulinzi edge KCB, Wazito top thriller at Police

    Victory in Kericho moved the soldiers two places into tenth on the league standings on 25 points with the result leaving the latest dent on KCB’s fading title hopesAfter a promising first half of the season in which they cut themselves out among the title favourites, the bankers have now managed one...

  • Kenya suspended from international football by FIFA

    Kenya suspended from international football by FIFA

    The ban means no Kenyan team - including club sides vying for Confederation of African Football (CAF) tournaments - can play internationallyWorld football’s ruling body said Kenyan will remain suspended until the Football Kenya Federation (FKF), which was dissolved last year by the Kenyan government...

  • Kipchoge confirmed for Tokyo Marathon

    Kipchoge confirmed for Tokyo Marathon

    It signals the start of his quest to accomplish victories the last three of six world marathon majors having already won in London (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019), Berlin (2015, 2017, 2018) and in Chicago (2014)Tokyo, New York and Boston are the three other races in the global series in which Kipchoge is y...