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October 15, 2017 9:04 PM Thirdway Alliance leader says politics affecting Kenya's economy

A presidential candidate has expressed concern that the economy has taken a hit because of the ongoing political impasse. Thirdway Alliance Party leader Ekuru Aukot said elections should be held on October 26 for the country to move forward and restore the economy. “Let us vote on October 26 and begin work because politics cannot build Kenya,” said Dr Aukot 1

October 15, 2017 12:51 PM Cherono break record, leads Kenya’s clean sweep in Amsterdam Marathon

Laurence Cherono smashed the Amsterdam Marathon course record to claim top honours in 2:05.09 hrs leading compatriots to a clean podium sweep on Sunday afternoon. Cherono shed off 12 seconds off the 2:05.21hrs course record set by last year’s champion and London Marathon title holder Daniel Wanjiru. Nobert Kigen settled for the runners up slot in 2:05.13 ahead

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Man United, Jose Mourinho must be stop being so cautious in big games

LIVERPOOL, England -- Jose Mourinho knows all about winning Premier League titles. The Manchester United manager won three with Chelsea, so he certainly does not need to be told that some points are better than others and that a title cannot be won by playing champagne football every week. That has never been Mourinho's way. It has always been a case of getting 3

October 14, 2017 2:34 AM Lotto boost for Baringo Half Marathon

This year’s edition of the Baringo Half Marathon has received an increased sponsorship boost of Sh5 million from the Lotto Foundation, an increase from the Sh4 million given by the lottery company for the annual race last year. Lotto, are title sponsors for the second year running with this year’s race set for November 4 and featuring the flagship 21-kilometre 3

October 13, 2017 2:53 PM Chesire, Rotich out to battle for Amsterdam marathon title

Half marathon expert Gladys Chesire and former Boston Marathon winner Caroline Rotich from Kenya will compete in the Amsterdam Marathon on Oct. 15. Rotich faces Ethiopians Tadelech Bekele (2:22:23) and Megertu Ifa (2:29:45) while half marathon specialist Genet Yalew makes her debut. Top names in the men’s race include Tesfaye Abera (2:04:24), former 4

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 12

October 11, 2017 8:38 AM Kenya: Sportpesa Launches Drive to Inspire Stars

A campaign aimed at transforming the sports industry in the country was launched on Tuesday. The campaign, spearheaded by giant gaming firm SportPesa, is dubbed "Tujiamini" and seeks to maintain sports development as a national agenda for all stakeholders. The initiative seeks to change the tides in Kenyan sports by inspiring young athletes to aim for the world 11

October 10, 2017 7:00 PM Portlander first American to win Chicago Marathon in 15 years

CHICAGO, Ill. (WLS) – Chicago’s 40th annual marathon shut down roads around the city as the 40,000 runners made their way throughout the 26.2 mile race. Mondays’s big winner in the men’s division: Galen Rupp from Portland, Oregon. Clocking in at two hours, nine minutes and 20 seconds, Rupp is the first American male to win the Chicago marathon in 15 years 7

October 10, 2017 6:10 PM SportPesa launches drive to inspire stars

A campaign aimed at transforming the sports industry in the country was launched on Tuesday. The campaign, spearheaded by giant gaming firm SportPesa, is dubbed “Tujiamini” and seeks to maintain sports development as a national agenda for all stakeholders. The initiative seeks to change the tides in Kenyan sports by inspiring young athletes to aim for the world 10

October 9, 2017 10:34 AM Portland’s Galen Rupp Wins Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO (AP) – An American has won the men’s Chicago Marathon for the first time since 2002. Galen Rupp crossed the finished line at 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds. Kenyan Abel Kirui came in second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Another Kenyan, Bernard Kipyego (kihp-YEH’-goh), was third. The last American to win the men’s race was Khalid Khannouchi in 2002. The women’s 7