The knee ligament injury explained
Ligaments are tough, elastic connective tissues that surround a joint and attach two bones together. They help in limiting the joint's movement whilst providing support.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
The knee ligament injury explained
Hamstring injury explained
First, the hamstrings are three muscles at the back of the thigh that run to just below the knee from your hip.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Hamstring injury explained
Cardiac arrest: Why athletes have to call off their careers after heart problems
Many athletes have been forced to immediately end their careers after such cases. Argentine Sergio Aguero was the latest case in sport to do so, having to stop playing after developing Arrhythmia.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Cardiac arrest: Why athletes have to call off their careers after heart problems
Concussions: Why a football match has to stop after a head injury
Concussions are mild traumatic brain injuries caused by either a slight knock or a violent blow to the head.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Concussions: Why a football match has to stop after a head injury
National Football League touches down in Kenya
The National Football League, through its programme dubbed NFL Africa has touched down in Kenya aiming to invest in growing the game at all levels across the African continent.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
National Football League touches down in Kenya
Nick Mwendwa now a free man after court drops Sh38 million theft charges
Court has today dismissed the Sh38m theft case filed against Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Nick Mwendwa now a free man after court drops Sh38 million theft charges
Standard Group develops new App using Google's Flutter News Toolkit
Standard Group develops news app through Google's Flutter News Toolkit
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Standard Group develops new App using Google's Flutter News Toolkit
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When urinating on fields and strange prayers wins you more football matches
The use of spiritual beliefs or systems by incorporating spells and peculiar items is deeply rooted in African culture.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
When urinating on fields and strange prayers wins you more football matches
Why Karim Benzema wears a bandage on his right hand
What was missing from the Frenchman during the Ballon D'or ceremony, was the custom bandage on his right hand.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Why Karim Benzema wears a bandage on his right hand
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Sadio Mane: Selfless footballer making a difference on and off the pitch
"Why would I want 10 Ferraris, twenty diamond watches, or two planes? What will these objects do for me and for the world?" - Mane
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Sadio Mane: Selfless footballer making a difference on and off the pitch
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When balls and shoes are worth more than just silver and gold
Ali bin Nasser took control of the World Cup quarter-final pitting England and Argentina on the afternoon of 1986, little did he know that the next 90 mins would change the course of history
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
When balls and shoes are worth more than just silver and gold
News Quiz: How well do you know Arsenal Football Club?
Only real Gunner fans can answer these 10 questions correctly:
By Robert Abong'o, Standard Sports 1 year ago
News Quiz: How well do you know Arsenal Football Club?
Ferdinand Omanyala loses by 0.01 seconds to American in Switzerland
World 100m silver medallist Marvin Bracy last night beat Commonwealth champion Ferdinand Omanyala by 0.01 seconds to claim victory in the second 100 metres race at the Spitzen Leichtathletik.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Ferdinand Omanyala loses by 0.01 seconds to American in Switzerland
Blow to IEBC as billions used to fund court cases
The electoral agency has spent Sh2.6 billion in legal fees in the past four years. Audit shows out of Sh1.9 billion pending bills request, Sh1.4 billion is for legal fees.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Blow to IEBC as billions used to fund court cases
Ferdinand Omanyala gets Visa, hopes to get to Oregon in time for race
Africa's fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala has been rocked by VISA issues while preparing to travel to the United States for the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon .
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Ferdinand Omanyala gets Visa, hopes to get to Oregon in time for race
PSG unveil Christophe Galtier as new head coach
French football club PSG have sacked head coach Mauricio Pochettino and replaced him with former Nice boss Christophe Galtier on a two-year deal.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
PSG unveil Christophe Galtier as new head coach
Gor Mahia, head coach Andreas Spiers part ways
Spiers joined K'Ogalo at the start of February, a day after Ugandan strategist Paul Nkata's appointment on an interim basis.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Gor Mahia, head coach Andreas Spiers part ways
PSG sack Mauricio Pochettino
Paris St Germain have announced the decision to part ways with head coach Mauricio Pochettino.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
PSG sack Mauricio Pochettino
The rise and rise of Gabriel Jesus: From painting streets to scoring goals
Eight years ago, the name Gabriel Fernando de Jesus was just another name. A young boy, painting the streets of his hometown of Sau Paulo, Jesus dreamed of playing on the big stage.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
The rise and rise of Gabriel Jesus: From painting streets to scoring goals
Man United striker Mason Greenwood to remain on bail
Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood, arrested at the end of January on suspicion of rape and assault, will remain on bail.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Man United striker Mason Greenwood to remain on bail
Teams in Qatar World Cup will have 26 players, not 23
Teams participating in the Qatar World Cup this year will be allowed to select a maximum of 26 players, three more than the usual 23.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
Teams in Qatar World Cup will have 26 players, not 23
How Sadio Mane spent more than Sh100 million to slowly transform his home village
2019 African Footballer of the Year Sadio Mane is giving back to the community in his home village of Bambali, Senegal.
By Robert Abong'o 1 year ago
How Sadio Mane spent more than Sh100 million to slowly transform his home village
Erick Ten Hag's assistants at Man United confirmed
Mitchell van der Gaag and Steve McClaren have been confirmed as Erik ten Hag's assistants at Manchester United.
By Robert Abong'o 2 years ago
Erick Ten Hag's assistants at Man United confirmed
La Liga to report PSG to UEFA, claim Mbappe deal attacks economic stability of European football
The Spanish league will move to file a complaint against Paris St Germain after the renewal of Kylian Mbappe's contract.
By Robert Abong'o 2 years ago
La Liga to report PSG to UEFA, claim Mbappe deal attacks economic stability of European football
Gachagua to Ruto: I will not let you, 'hustler nation' down
Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua has been chosen to be Deputy President William Ruto's presidential running mate.
By Robert Abong'o 2 years ago
Gachagua to Ruto:  I will not let you, 'hustler nation' down
Shujaa parts ways with coach Namcos, appoints Damian McGrath on two-year-deal
The Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) has today announced its decision to part ways with the Kenyan men's national sevens (Shujaa) team Head Coach Innocent Simiyu.
By Robert Abong'o 2 years ago
Shujaa parts ways with coach Namcos, appoints Damian McGrath on two-year-deal
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Concussions: Why a football match has to stop after a head injury
It happens when a person's brain moves rapidly, twists or bounces inside the skull and experiences a back and forth type of movement, causing it to collide with the insides of the skull.
By Robert Abong'o 2 years ago
Concussions: Why a football match has to stop after a head injury
Mwai Kibaki's final journey - Photos
Former President Mwai Kibaki will lie in state for three days as viewing of the body takes place at Parliament buildings in Nairobi.
By Robert Abong'o 2 years ago
Mwai Kibaki's final journey - Photos
Despite FIFA Suspension, Kenya grouped alongside Cameroon in AFCON qualifiers
Kenya has been grouped alongside East African neighbours Burundi, Namibia and previous hosts Cameroon in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
By Robert Abong'o 2 years ago
Despite FIFA Suspension, Kenya grouped alongside Cameroon in AFCON qualifiers
Uhuru tours newly opened KDF Ulinzi Sports Complex in Lang’ata [Photos]
President Uhuru Kenyatta this afternoon toured the newly opened Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Ulinzi Sports Complex in Lang'ata, Nairobi.
By Robert Abong'o 2 years ago
Uhuru tours newly opened KDF Ulinzi Sports Complex in Lang’ata [Photos]
Fuel shortage crisis: Kenyans throng petrol stations [Pictures]
The fuel shortage crisis in Kenya seems to be worsening by the hour.
By Robert Abong'o 2 years ago
Fuel shortage crisis: Kenyans throng petrol stations [Pictures]
Infantino: Kenya and Zimbabwe know what needs to be done to lift bans
World football’s governing body FIFA suspends Football Kenya Federation with immediate effect, citing interference by the government.
By Robert Abong'o 2 years ago
Infantino: Kenya and Zimbabwe know what needs to be done to lift bans
Lithuania delivers letters 50 years after they were posted
The letters, from the late 1960s and early 1970s, were likely hidden by an unscrupulous postal worker.
By Moses Michira and Reuters 2 years ago
Lithuania delivers letters 50 years after they were posted
Kenya borrows Sh210b in new Eurobond
Kenya has raised Sh210 billion in a new Eurobond that comes in tranches of 7- and 12-year tenors.
By Moses Michira and Reuters 5 years ago
Kenya borrows Sh210b in new Eurobond
Ill-fated plane dug up a 10m crater on impact
Ethiopian Authorities had managed to collect the body parts on Sunday, the same day the plane went down
By Moses Michira and Reuters 5 years ago
Ill-fated plane dug up a 10m crater on impact
GSMA wants crisis meeting over Huawei
The European Commission is weighing a de-facto ban on Huawei’s 5G network equipment
By Moses Michira and Reuters 5 years ago
GSMA wants crisis meeting over Huawei
Kenya signs nuclear power deal with South Korea
Kenya’s nuclear energy bid received a major boost after signing an agreement with the Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO).
By Moses Michira and Reuters 7 years ago
Kenya signs nuclear power deal with South Korea
CBK 'unhappy' with low Imperial Bank depositors' claims
Less than a quarter of the Imperial Bank’s depositors have filed claims, frustrating Central Bank of Kenya’s plans of settling all repayments by Christmas.
By Moses Michira and Reuters 8 years ago
CBK 'unhappy' with low Imperial Bank depositors' claims
CBK boss warns bank CEOs against speculative trading
Banking executives have been warned about speculative activity in the foreign exchange market by Central Bank of Kenya Governor Patrick Ngugi Njoroge, on the day the shilling touched a historic low of Sh107 to the US dollar.
By Moses Michira and Reuters 8 years ago
CBK boss warns bank CEOs against speculative trading
Energy regulator raises petrol price, cuts diesel, kerosene
Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) raised on Friday the maximum retail prices of petrol and cut those of diesel and kerosene for the next four weeks.
By Moses Michira and Reuters 8 years ago
Energy regulator raises petrol price, cuts diesel, kerosene
How Gachagua's troubles mirror those of Moi's VP Karanja in 1989
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