Athletics

Kenyan star awarded medal after drug cheat netted

It’s strange how a misfortune can turn into a fortune. She left the iconic Birds Nest Stadium in Beijing nine years ago crestfallen – after finishing outside the medal bracket at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Mo Farah announces change of name after bowing out at World Championships

Sir Mo Farah has reacted to losing his final track championship race by changing his name.…

Obiri wins Gold in the women's 5000m at IAAF World Championships

Hellen Obiri wins Gold in the women's 5000m at IAAF World Championships…

Walk: Going gets tough for Kenyans

Grace Wanjiru's dream of producing a piece of history at the global walk race stage suffered a huge blow after…

'I'm sorry I let you down,' says Yego

In the 2015 Beijing World Athletics Championships, Julius Yego made history when he won Kenya's first field ev…

Peerless Semenya claims third world 800m title

South African Caster Semenya, dogged by gender accusations since shooting to fame in 2009, won a third world t…

Pain no gain as Bolt and Farah's farewell party falls flat

Athletics legends Usain Bolt and Mo Farah experienced some of their greatest moments in their careers at the 2…

IAAF World Championships Day 10 highlights

Highlights for Day 10 -- the final day -- of the IAAF World Championships on Sunday:…

Organisers to blame for Bolt's collapse - team-mates

Usain Bolt's dramatic and inglorious end to his top level career was the fault of world championship organiser…

Kenyans anxious for golden night

There will be no love lost when Kenyans battle for medals in the men’s 1,500m final tonight in London.…

Nyairera faces gold favourites Semenya and Niyonsaba tonight

Olympic 800m bronze medalist Margaret Nyairera faces a tough test tonight.…

Kenyans give up steeplechase gold

America’s Emma Coburn, the Olympic bronze medalist, pulled a fast one on defending champion Hyvin Kiyeng to …

Will Obiri emulate Vivian?

At 7:35pm tonight at the Olympic Stadium in London which will be 9:35pm in Kenya, track superstar Vivian Cheru…

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Kenyans are expected to bag Diamond League prizes

A big show is expected when Kenyans will get down to the thrill of the night battle for the IAAF Diamond League payout at Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich, Switzerland.

Farah motors home in victorious adieu to home crowd

British athletics legend Mo Farah began the day taking a lap of honour in an open top Bentley and ended it by giving the crowd what they wanted in his final race on home turf -- a victory.

Are Kenyans losing battle in long distance running?

Athletics Local athletes find it hard to reclaim men 5,000m and 10,000m titles at global championships

Kirui, Kiplagat set for Chicago Marathon

Athletics Stars to clash in chase for World Marathon Majors pay cheque

IOC orders NOCK to complete elections

The National Olympic Committee of Kenya have been directed to conduct its long-due elections before the end of next month.

Danger looms as other countries battle to dislodge Kenyans from ‘traditional’ races

Kenya is no doubt the world’s athletics superpower. But the six-decade dominance is under threat in major championships.

Kenya to bid for 2023 world championships

Kenya is to launch a bid to host the athletics world championships in 2023 after successfully staging two other international competitions in the last 10 years.

Kenya’s athletics team back from London

Kenya managed to clinch five gold, two silver and four bronze medals in the tournament.