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October 31, 2017 3:44 PM No new Miss Tourism this year

Kenya will not have a new Miss Tourism this year due to the prolonged political season that has hampered efforts to hold the annual fete. The reigning Miss Tourism is Wendy Omolo from Homa Bay County who won the pageant on June 2016, and the country was supposed to have a new beauty queen in June this year. The pageant’s national executive director Alice 66

October 26, 2017 4:28 AM Five things to know about Iceland

Contrary to the dark goings-on in Nordic noir literature, Iceland is a tranquil North Atlantic island of 335,000 people, where police patrol unarmed and homicides are extremely rare. As a result, the brutal January 2017 murder of 20-year-old Birna Brjansdottir shook Iceland. A Greenlandic sailor was convicted of strangling the young woman and throwing 81

October 19, 2017 5:08 AM Kenya Police's Gicharu admits retaining the National Boxing League title will not be easy

Despite brimming with on-form boxers, Kenya Police will leave no chances in their bid to retain the National Boxing League title. And a litmus test awaits them when they fight arch-rivals Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in the fourth leg of Boxing Association of Kenya league at Madison Square Garden in Nakuru this afternoon. Policeman Benson Gicharu, the bantamweight 38

October 17, 2017 5:36 AM Ravichandran Ashwin REVEALS his favourite captain. It is not MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli

Indian ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has revealed his favourite captain and surprisingly it is former captain of Indian cricket team Sourav Ganguly. Ashwin made the revelation on a TV show, according to SportsWiki, when the anchor asked him about who his favourite captain was. Ashwin said that he grew up watching Ganguly lead the Indian side and admired 55

October 14, 2017 1:40 PM Jose Mourinho – the enemy of football: Manchester United manager turned Liverpool showdown into a non-event

And so, after Manchester United's brilliant and entertaining start to the season, Jose Mourinho reverted to type at Anfield. It is easy to be cavalier against cannon-fodder but United's stultifyingly dull performance here against the first decent team they have played was so devoid of creative intent that it felt like an insult to the team's attacking 37

October 13, 2017 6:11 PM Quins look to mark improvement at Christie 7s

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 13- Kenya Harlequins, hosts for this weekend’s Christie Sevens have put a target of reaching the last four for the first time this season, having averaged 10 points a leg in the opening four rounds of the National Sevens Circuit. Quins who are placed eighth in the standings with 42 points are looking to make it for their first Main Cup semi-final 37

October 13, 2017 5:17 PM Kenya storm FIVB World Championships

Belligerent “Malkia Strikers” of Kenya Friday night booked a ticket to 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championships by beating rivals Egypt 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-19) in the semi-finals of the women’s Volleyball Africa Nations Championship at the Palais des Sports Indoor Arena in Yaoundé, Cameroon. This continental competition was doubling up as qualifiers 42

October 12, 2017 6:38 AM Falcao to sit out Monaco's trip to Lyon

Radamel Falcao will miss AS Monaco's Ligue 1 Conforama showdown with Olympique Lyonnais on Friday after playing for his country during the international break. The Colombia international, 31, scored in the 2-1 FIFA World Cup qualifying defeat to Paraguay last week and then played in the 1-1 draw in Peru on Tuesday to help secure his nation's place in next summer's 51

October 11, 2017 11:08 PM CHAN 2018 host: CAF to decide Saturday

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) will decide the new hosts of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Saturday. Morocco, Equatorial Guinea and Ethiopia all bid to replace Kenya who had their right to host withdrawn by Caf due lack of preparations. The international tournament for locally-based players only is due to kick off in January 46

October 11, 2017 1:59 PM Argentina Savior Messi Enforces His Brilliance When His Nation Needs Him Most

Twenty years ago Lionel Messi, then a 10-year-old playing for a youth team at Newell’s Old Boys, headed into rural Santa Fe for a game against Pujato. These were always difficult, physical matches, and Messi took a kicking. Pujato scored twice early on and, as Newell’s defender Gerardo Grighini recalls, Newell’s was still 2-0 down when, with “eight or nine minutes 51