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Sports highlights – August 16 2017 – Kenya launches bid to host 2023 IAAF World Championships:

Konta, Venus and Del Potro dominate Cincinnati opens: World number seven Johanna Konta beat Dutch starlet, Kiki Bertens, to proceed to the third round at the Cincinnati Open. Konta broke

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Sports highlights – August 11 2017 – Four Kenyans qualify for Women’s 3000m steeplechase finals at IAAF World Championships

Four Kenyans qualify for Women’s 3000m steeplechase finals at IAAF World Championships: Athletics enthusiasts will be watching with bated breath tonight as Kenyans race to maintain the country’s status as

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Sports highlights – August 10 2017 – KPL postpones weekend matches

KPL postpones its weekend matches The Kenyan Premier League has postponed 20 matches that were slated for this weekend due to the ongoing electioneering process. Most KPL teams’ technical staff

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Sports highlights August 7 2017 – Kirui delivers Kenya’s first gold medal at London IAAF World Championships

South Korea’s Kim wins maiden title at Women’s British Open: South Korean In-Kyung Kim secured her maiden major title through a two-stroke victory at the Ricoh Women’s British Open.   

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IAAF U-18 championships kick off

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) U-18 championships have officially kicked off today. IAAF President, Sebastian Coe said he was impressed with the work as he paid glowing tribute

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Kenya’s power couple Paul Lonyangata and Purity Rionoripo triumph in city of love

Kenya’s Paul Lonyangata won the 41st Paris marathon on Sunday with his wife Purity Rionoripo taking the women’s race. Lonyangata recorded his biggest career win in a time of two

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Sports headlines-April 7 2017 Kenya’s Rio Olympic marathon champion Sumgong fails drugs test

Kenya’s Rio Olympic marathon champion Sumgong fails drugs test Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has failed an out-of-competition drugs test. The 32-year-old tested positive for the banned substance EPO in

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Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor readies himself to defend World Cross Country title in Kampala

Geoffrey Kamworor wants to defend his World Cross Country champion reign in Kampala, Uganda. The winner from Guiyang, China two years ago, says he is in high spirit going to Sunday 26th’s

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IAAF announces there will be Ksh32m for grabs in Sunday’s World Cross Country Championships in Kampala

IAAF has released Ksh 32m as prize money for Sunday 26th’s World Cross Country Championships  in Kampala. Team Kenya athletes are expected to dominate both men and women senior races. Individual price

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Nairobi 2017 World U18 can still be a success, IAAF

IAAF officials are impressed with Kenya’s progress to host the 2017 World Under 18 Championships. There have been concerns over Nairobi’s preparedness to host the junior championships. Over Six top nations including

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