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October 29, 2017 7:34 AM Has the West abandoned Raila for calling street protests?

Diplomats, including British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and EU president Jean-Claude Juncker, urged the NASA leader to rejoin the race but he refused to budge. The last two weeks have been a diplomatic nightmare for National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga as he seemed to lose his allies in the West. But the writing has been on the wall since 6

October 20, 2017 11:56 AM Bentley picks former JLR strategy boss as next CEO

BERLIN (Reuters) - British luxury carmaker Bentley Motors has hired Adrian Hallmark, former head of strategy at British rival Jaguar Land Rover (TAMO.NS) to become its new chief executive, it said. Hallmark, who served at Bentley before as sales chief and also held management positions in the past at parent Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) and Porsche, will become 3

October 13, 2017 9:00 PM Next 48 Hours, Sport News & Top Stories

Dutch Eredivisie Ajax v Sparta (tomorrow, 12.40am), Feyenoord v Zwolle (tomorrow, 2.35am) - Singtel TV Ch116 & StarHub Ch210. English Premier League Liverpool v Man United (7.30pm), Crystal Palace v Chelsea (10pm), Watford v Arsenal (Sunday, 12.30am) - Singtel TV Ch102 & StarHub Ch227. Tottenham v Bournemouth (Ch103 & Ch228), Man City v Stoke (Ch104 & Ch229), Swansea 1

October 11, 2017 12:30 PM Kenya's Kipsang ready for New York Marathon

Nairobi, Oct 11: Despite his failure to finish the Berlin Marathon last month, Kenya's Wilson Kipsang has confirmed he will compete at the New York Marathon on November 5. Speaking from Iten on Wednesday, Kipsang said he is in good shape and relaxed ahead of the New York Marathon, where he will come up against compatriots and world half marathon champion 16

October 10, 2017 8:40 AM Has anyone proved that walled homes or residences are more secure?

In most countries, including Rwanda, there are no ugly walls around homes or offices. What we learned from Rwanda about polythene bags should apply to the walls. Curiously, even Kenyan police stations are now surrounded by walls. Do police feel insecure like the rest of us? Why are we putting up walls everywhere that seem to be getting higher, topped 2

October 8, 2017 4:52 PM Rupp, Dibaba win first major marathons at Chicago

Chicago - Galen Rupp became the first American man in 15 years to win the Chicago Marathon on Sunday while Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba, a three-time Olympic champion, captured the women's crown. It was only the fourth career start at the 26.2-mile (42.16km) distance for Rupp, who was second in April's Boston Marathon and third in last year's Rio Olympics 18

October 8, 2017 1:10 AM Chicago Marathon's party in Kapsabet

Athletes and athletics fans will on Sunday gather in Kapsabet, Nandi County, to follow the live broadcast of the Chicago Marathon where local stars are among the favourites for the title. Stanley Biwott and defending champion Abel Kirui, both from Kapsabet, are among the favourites along with world marathon record holder Dennis Kimetto from Elgeyo-Marakwet 8

October 5, 2017 4:26 PM Kenya's marathon star has eyes set on world record

NAIROBI: Kenya's marathon sensation and Olympic champion, Eliud Kipchoge on Thursday said his sights were still on the world record despite failing to better the mark during the Berlin Marathon two weeks ago. Kipchoge told a media briefing in Nairobi that the outcome in Berlin gives him yet another opportunity to push hard for the world record, blaming 7

October 2, 2017 7:38 AM Chelimo breaks UK all-comers’ record at Cardiff Half Marathon

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 2 – Edith Chelimo ably filled the shoes of absent pre-race favourite Violah Jepchumba with a 1:05:50 UK all-comers’ record that takes her to sixth on the world all-time list on record-eligible courses at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday. Meanwhile, John Lotiang made it a Kenyan double in the IAAF Silver Label 3

September 28, 2017 4:13 AM KORIR: Makau right on Berlin world record attempt

I now agree with former marathon world record holder Patrick Makau’s assertion that the hunt for a new mark at the Berlin Marathon by a trio of the fastest men over the distance this year was always going to be an uphill task. Makau had hinted that with chasing a new record already a real challenge, having three ambitious runners on that assignment was likely 73