Chris Froome admitted Thursday that his adverse drugs test during his victory at the Vuelta a Espana is "damaging" as the four-time Tour de France winner battles to clear his name. The British rider had twice the permissible amount of asthma medication Salbutamol in his system during the Grand Tour race he won in September.
Titus Koech, a father of four girls, had the dream of winning a jackpot which never faded even after people ridiculed him after failed attempts. His dream, however, came true last weekend after he correctly predicted 13 games in the Bet Yetu platform to win Sh5,444,105, the third recipient of the prestigious jackpot after James Murithi, who won Sh7m in October and Edwin Minui, who won Sh12m in June.
Japan-based Alex Mutiso clocked 24 minutes 57.02 seconds to win men’s 10km race during the Kenya Pipeline Company Thange cross country in Makueni on Tuesday. The event, which was organised by Athletics Kenya (AK) Southern region branch, formed part of the Jamhuri Day celebration in Kibwezi East.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) on Tuesday gave a green light for its athletes to compete under a neutral flag at the 2018 Winter Olympics despite a ban on the country's national team. This means that they will not fly the flag of Russia in the 2018 Olympics.
Maikuu primary and secondary school grounds in Kinyambu, Makueni County, will be the battleground during the second edition of the Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) cross country tomorrow.
Organisers of the Boston Marathon have confirmed that this year’s winners, Edna Kiplagat and Geoffrey Kirui, will defend their titles at the IAAF Gold Label road race on April 16, 2018.
Paul Tergat, the National Olympic Committee of Kenya President, has launched Marketing and Fundraising Commission to support various programmes and processes that include the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, in April next year.
Russia was banned Tuesday from the 2018 Winter Games by the International Olympic Committee over its state-orchestrated doping programme, but clean Russian athletes will be allowed to compete under an Olympic flag. The sanction was the toughest ever levelled by the IOC for drug cheating and came just 65 days ahead of the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Athletics stars joined 800m World Record holder David Rudisha in mourning the death of his step-sister Harriet Namunyak Rudisha who died of cancer.
Russia will defend its athletes against doping allegations and work to preserve its ties with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. The IOC is set to decide later on Tuesday on the level of Russia’s participation in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as calls to ban the country over suspected state-sponsored doping grow louder.