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  • Kenya's Philemon Rono sets new record at Toronto Waterfront Marathon

    October 22, 2017 9:17 PM 289

    Marathon champion defended his title and set 3 records with time of 2:06:51 Kenyan runner Philemon Rono ran a historic Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday, crossing the finish line at 2:06:51 — winning the race and setting a new record for the fastest marathon run on Canadian soil. The previous all-comers record, which is the fastest performance

  • Ton-up Obanda leads Swamibapa past Obuya Academy

    October 22, 2017 5:00 PM 80

    Swamibapa’s opening batsman, Alex Obanda,on Sunday blasted a scintillating century to lead his side to a 111 runs victory over Obuya Academy in a Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association Super League match at Sir Ali Muslims Club. The win earned Swamibapa 16 points while Obuya Academy went home pointless. Obanda’s ton, 119, came of 56 deliveries with eight

  • Ghana smoulder Kenya in volleyball championship

    October 22, 2017 4:40 PM 237

    Kenya’s men volleyball team’s hopes of a fine start in their African Nations Championship campaign took a huge dent after they fell in their opening Pool B match to Ghana losing by three straight sets 16-25, 24-26,16-25 at the Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, on Sunday afternoon. The loss is a disappointment to Kenya. Favourites on paper, they were expected

  • Joyciline Jepkosgei breaks own half marathon world record in Valencia

    October 22, 2017 1:58 PM 80

    Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei took one second off her own world record when she won the Valencia Half Marathon in a time of one hour 4.51 seconds on Sunday. The multiple world record-holder reached 15 kilometres in 45:59 which put her target in jeopardy - when she set the previous record of 1:04:52 in Prague in April, she had clocked 45:37 at the same stage

  • Terriers profit from defensive lapses to give United a trimming

    October 22, 2017 1:32 AM 78

    Huddersfield Town 2 Manchester United 1 And, finally, Huddersfield Town could soak in the euphoria of a win against Manchester United, their first since March 1952, and one of those rare occasions when their supporters must have felt like the blood in their veins had been converted to red wine. The last time they managed this came just a few weeks after

  • UPDATE 1-Soccer-United's unbeaten run ends at Huddersfield, City go further clear

    October 21, 2017 8:08 PM 73

    LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Huddersfield Town stunned Manchester United 2-1 at the John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday, a defeat that ended the visitors unbeaten start to the Premier League season and dropped them five points behind leaders Manchester City who beat Burnley 3-0. Huddersfield’s victory in driving wind and rain was their first over United since

  • Huddersfield wanted it more says Mourinho as United crash

    October 21, 2017 5:34 PM 75

    Jose Mourinho admitted Manchester United paid the price for a lack of desire as they were out-fought by Huddersfield Town in a shock 2-1 defeat on Saturday. Mourinho's side were rocked by first-half goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre at the John Smith's Stadium. Marcus Rashford got one back in the closing stages, but it was too late to stop United

  • Langat tunes up for Frankfurt with win in Madoka 21km race

    October 21, 2017 5:09 PM 86

    Kericho Athletics Club’s Isaac Kipkoech Langat fine-tuned for next weekend’s Frankfurt Marathon with victory at Saturday’s 12th Madoka Half Marathon held at the Ngerenyi Farmers Training Centre in Taita Taveta County. Speaking after clocking one hour, four minutes and 10.28 seconds to win the Safaricom-sponsored race, Langat, who finished fourth in the 2015 edition

  • Jose Mourinho: Man United players must explain lack of desire in defeat

    October 21, 2017 4:28 PM 79

    HUDDERSFIELD -- Jose Mourinho said his Manchester United players were so poor during their 2-1 defeat to Huddersfield that they should be forced to explain themselves to fans and the media. United's unbeaten start to the Premier League season came to an abrupt end in the wind and the rain at the John Smith's Stadium, with Mourinho admitting Huddersfield

  • Errors from Victor Lindelof and Juan Mata doom United at Huddersfield

    October 21, 2017 4:28 PM 86

    Without a win in the Premier League since August, confidence wouldn't have been high for Huddersfield ahead of Manchester United's visit. Jose Mourinho's team had failed to win just two games this season -- collecting two draws away to Stoke and Liverpool -- with their form on the road not matching their 100 percent record at Old Trafford. Yet it is hard to argue