October 21, 2020

Peres Jepchirchir and Jacob Kiplimo take honours in World half marathon

The 2020 World Athletics Half marathon championship held in Gydnia, Poland was one of the most outstanding, in recent times if not from its inception in 1992. Ten men ran under 60:00. Thirteen national records were broken not to mention thirty personal best attained in the championship.   Ugandan teenager Jacob Kiplimo not only won […]

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October 14, 2020

Joshua Cheptegei shifts focus on road

After  stinging on track and cross country, Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda is now shifting his focus on the road. This weekend he will be spearheading the Ugandan team in the world half marathon. The championship will be held in Gdynia, Poland on Saturday 17th, October. The championship was initially scheduled for March this year but due to the […]

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September 29, 2020

Uganda the new Athletics power-house

No doubt Uganda has joined the bandwagon of Kenya and Ethiopia as Eastern Africa powerhouse in athletics. The current domination of long-distance running by Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo cement the fact. At the beginning of the millennium, nothing much about athletics could be celebrated in a country famous for its bananas, except for Davis […]

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September 15, 2020

What Kenenisa Bekele needs to do In Order to win LONDON Marathon

Hours, Days, and weeks are fast-rolling towards the London marathon slated for 4th October. Excitement among the fans and athletics enthusiasts has already boiled to a crescendo. Kenenisa Bekele plays an integral role in the London marathon; he adds recipe needed in a star-studded field. Kipchoge and Bekele are the only athletes with sub 2:02:00 […]

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September 5, 2020

MO FARAH changes tactics as he hibernate from Marathon

The four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah from Britain has flabbergasted many in his quest to be a pacemaker in the London marathon. The race will be headlined by Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge and the trio from Ethiopia, -Kenenisa Bekele, Mule Wasihun, and Mosinet Geremew. The event will be held on a bio-secure closed course on October […]

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August 19, 2020

RHONEX KIPRUTO pushed JOSHUA CHEPTEGEI for world records

The rivalry between Joshua Chepteigei and Rhonex Kipruto on the road has culminated in world records. When Rhonex ran twice sub 27 minutes in 10km and came close to the world record of 26:44 that was held by Leonard Komon, it gave Chepteigei an impetus that indeed 10km world record was extricable, and true to […]

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August 10, 2020

The Race of the Elites

Despite the  roller coaster that has impacted the usual London marathon; all is not lost. Necessity is the mother of invention, Event Director Hugh Brasher has finally arrived at decision  to  invite elite athletes only,  due to several logistical challenges occasioned by the current covid-19 pandemic. Marathon record holder, Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele will […]

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August 4, 2020

Whereabouts as a Doping Violation

In the recent past Kenyan athletes have  faced unprecedented cases of doping,that has  threatened to jeopardise their credibility. More disconcerting however is the fact that some athletes are being sanctioned  due to whereabouts violations. Whereabouts rules, requires athletes to provide details of where they can be found for one hour everyday, to Anti-Doping organizations. It […]

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July 27, 2020

The Fallen Hero - Jipcho

 Precisely at 3.00am on Friday 24th July 2020, Ben Jipcho breathed his last. He succumbed to his death due to multiple organ failures while undergoing treatment in city of of champions: Eldoret.Born on 1st March,1943 Jipcho is regarded as one of the first iconic pioneers of middle and long distance running in Kenya.A story is […]

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