Athletics

GUNS BLAZING IN THIKA: KDF to pick squad for national trials next month

Thika barracks comes alive today when Kenya Defence Forces stage their 36th cross-country championships.

ATHLETICS: Kenyatta University and Local Organising Committee sign memorandum

Kenyatta University and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the 2017 IAAF World Youth U-18 Championships …

Kenya sets up doctors network to fight doping

Athletics Kenya (AK) has drawn up a list of accredited doctors who will be responsible for examining samples f…

London race takes shape as Kenyan Kirui eyes third world marathon title

Kenyan marathon ace Abel Kirui is targeting victory at both the London Marathon in April and a third world tit…

READY TO ROAR: Matebo keen to make impact in India’s Stanchart Marathon

Kenya’s Levy Matebo and Ethiopia’s Ayele Abshero will be looking to make a big impact on his first trip to…

Kenya's Jemima Sumgong sets record in Brazilian road race

Kenya's Jemima Sumgong won another title in Brazil this year, setting a record for the St. Silvester road race…

ATHLETICS: Kiplagat set for Barcelona race

Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat will target her own world record at the eDreams Barcelona Half Marathon when she l…

KENYANS REIGN SUPREME: Rudisha showed he is boss as Kipyegon also triumphed

After winning the 2012 Olympic title in a world record of 1:40:91, things didn’t quite go to plan for David …

Athletics-Ethiopia to impose lifetime bans on drug cheats

Ethiopia, one of five countries the IAAF says is in "critical care" over its drug-testing systems, will impose…

TRACK QUEEN RUNS INTO HEART OF HER PRINCE CHARMING: Poster girl Mercy Cherono’s engagement woke sleepy Kipajit village

The fertile and in some instances yet rocky village of Kipajit village, Chemagel constituency, Sotik in Bomet …

ATHLETES REWARDED: Kemboi advises his colleagues as Lotto Foundation fetes runners

Athletes were yesterday feted in a colourful gala at the Nandi Bears Club in Nandi County.…

SEASON TO FORGET: Deaths, doping ban threats and kits theft headline 2016 athletics period

Athletics had the lion’s share of tragedies that dented the 2016 sports season.…

Lotto to fete Team Kenya

The Lotto Foundation and Ministry of Sports will tomorrow host Kenyan athletes, who finished top in Africa dur…

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ATHLETICS: Bekele sets 02:01:30 marathon career target

Triple Olympic track champion Kenenisa Bekele, the second-fastest marathon runner in history, said on Wednesday he can shave around 90 seconds off the current world record over the classic 26.2 mile distance before he retires.

KING HAILE TO NAME SOYA WINNER: Who will emerge Kenya’s Sports Personality of the Year tonight? Over to you Gebreselassie

The 13th edition of Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA) takes centre-stage tonight at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi.

Adak and KDN clash over anti-doping role

The Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) has reacted to Kenya Doctors Network’s (KDN) bid to discharge certain roles in the fight against use of prohibited substances.

EYES ON WORLD CROSS: Prisons to pick squad for national trials

Top guns will battle it out in men’s signature race at the Kenya Prisons cross-country championships at Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi, on Saturday.

TOP GUNS BATTLE: Big show as police stage national Cross Country race

Action galore is expected when elite athletes battle at the National Police Service cross country meeting at Ngong Race Course on Saturday.

IAAF officials visit to inspect facilities

Two top IAAF officials visited Kenyatta University on Monday to inspect ongoing renovation of facilities where athletes who will take part in the 2017 IAAF World U-18 Athletics Championship in July will be hosted.

OFFICIALS STILL IN LIMBO: AK urged to intervene on extended suspension of Kenyan officials by IAAF

Athletics Kenya has been asked to intercede on behalf of its suspended officials over the extension of their suspension by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

Doping: AK draws rules on athletes' treatment

Kenya is working to be removed from the Anti-Doping Watch-list ahead of the IAAF World Athletics Championships that run in London on August 4-13.

Kenyan athletes welcome anti-doping initiative

Kenyan athletes on Monday backed a plan for a team of six internationally accredited doctors to take care of the country's top-level runners and be responsible for examining samples in an effort to end a series of doping scandals.

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