Eliud Kipchoge makes final shortlist for IAAF award

Kenya’s world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge has made the final shortlist of five athletes for next weekend’s World Athletics Awards to be held in Monaco. However, Kipchoge’s compatriot Timothy Cheruiyot, the world champion and Diamond League winner in the 1,500 metres, was eliminated in the vote that was announced by the International Association of […][……]

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Watch Rachier dancing to Gor Mahia’s demolition of hapless Leopards

Gor Mahia chairman Ambrose Rachier couldn’t resist shaking a leg after watching his team demolish AFC Leopards at the weekend. The Kenyan champions thrashed the old enemy 4-1 in a one-sided Mashemeji derby on Sunday at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, an outcome that left Rachier visibly pleased. RACHIER DANCE Dressed in a pair […][……]

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SuperSport vs Caf: Kenyan fans to miss out on Stars’ match against Pharaohs

Kenya’s opening game of the 2021 Africa Nations Cup qualifiers against Egypt is among dozens of matches affected by SuperSport’s decision to suspend broadcasting of all Confederation of African Football (Caf) matches until further notice. Harambee Stars will face the Pharaohs in Alexandria, some 300km away from the capital Cairo, on Thursday and the South […][……]

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I didn’t chase away SuperSport, says FKF boss

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president Nick Mwendwa insists he should not be blamed for SuperSport’s exit on the Kenyan football market. The South-African owned Pay-TV channel pulled the plug on broadcasting Kenyan Premier League matches in 2017 in a deal worth hundreds of millions of shillings every year. The exit was pegged on the court […][……]

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AFC Leopards striker Makwatta relishes chance to don national colours again

AFC Leopards hitman John Mark Makwatta admits he is ‘excited’ to be back in the national team fold. The 24-year-old has been included in Harambee Stars squad by coach Francis Kimanzi ahead of next week’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification matches. EXCITED Kenya will visit seven-time African champions Egypt in Cairo on November 14, […][……]

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Kenyan speciality 3000m steeplechase dropped from IAAF Diamond League

World athletics governing body the IAAF on Wednesday announced that 3000m steeplechase will not feature in the Diamond League Final next year. The 200m, triple jump and discus for both men and women have also been dropped from the series. Popularity of athletes, head-to-head competitions and excitement of the individual competition were cited as reasons […][……]

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