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FIFA bans Ghanaian referee for life for match fixing

Ghanaian referee Joseph Odartei Lamptey was on Monday banned for life by world football's governing body FIFA for match fixing.

FAITH LONGS FOR GLORY: Chepng’etich ready for cross country test

It is every athlete's dream to wear Team Kenya jersey, and above all have the national anthem played in their honour.

IOC eyes legal bid to punish Russian

Olympics chief Thomas Bach yesterday urged the author of an explosive report on Russian doping to hand over more information for potential legal proceedings.

JUNIORS READY FOR BATTLE: Youngsters look up to superstars for guidance at World Cross meet

Kenyan junior athletes are drawing inspiration from elite superstars as they prepare for the 42nd IAAF World Cross Country meet at the Kololo Independence grounds in Kampala, Uganda next Sunday.

Kenya out of Fiba tournament

Kenya national men’s basketball are headed home after losing their third Africa Zone V Basketball Championships match in Cairo, Egypt.

NOCK BACKTRACKS: Olympic body calls meeting to pass law

Fearing a ban, National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) has called another stakeholders meeting on March 28 to try to pass a new constitution.

FALL OF KENYA’S SPORTS LEGEND: Kipchoge now presides over a corrupt, vicious NOCK regime

From a long distance runner who won almost a dozen medals, to a philanthropist, a successful businessman and pioneering Olympic Laureate, Kipchoge Keino has been one of the most iconic sports leaders.

Blow to NOCK as International Olympic Committee freezes funding to Kenya

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has frozen funding to its local affiliate after this week’s failure to pass a new constitution.

ASIAN GAMES: Indonesia shrugs off organisation woes

Organisers of Indonesia’s 2018 Asian Games insisted yestersday that preparations were on track after the build-up was hit by corruption allegations and concerns about faltering organisation.

Adidas shares boost after golden Olympic year

Shares in German sports goods maker Adidas leapt in Frankfurt yesterday as the firm reported record profits for Olympic and European Championship year 2016 and offered confident forecasts.

DEADLOCK AT NOCK: IOC to discuss Kenya after failure to pass constitution

As expected, members of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) executive ganged up to ensure a new constitution is not adopted at its extra-ordinary meeting held yesterday.

Olympics: Kenya faces suspension over reform impasse

Kenya faces possible suspension by the International Olympic Committee after the country's national governing body failed to implement reforms demanded after Kenya's embarrassing Rio Games appearance.

IOC appoints two observers, warns of dire consequences

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) have appointed Mr Jérôme Poivey, Head of Institutional Relations and Governance at the IOC NOC Relations Department, and Mr Mohamed Azzoug, ANOCA President’s Chief of Staff to oversee the adoption of the proposed new constitution by the National Olympic Committee of Kenya on Tuesday, in Nairobi.

OLYMPICS: Ukrainian stripped of Beijing bronze

Ukraine’s Viktoriya Tereshchuk has been stripped of the bronze medal she won in the modern pentathlon at the 2008 Beijing Games after sample re-tests showed up positive for banned steroid turinabol.

OLYMPICS: IOC gets tough with Tokyo 2020 golf venue

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday issued a sharp warning to the private club set to host golf at the 2020 Tokyo Games: admit women or you’re out.

IOC SHOULD ATTEND NOCK MEETING: Boxing, Table Tennis want observer from Olympic body

The Boxing Association of Kenya wants the International Olympic Committee to send an observer on Tuesday to a crucial meeting in Nairobi “to get a clearer picture of the crisis hit National Olympic Committee of Kenya.”

TOUGH TIMES LIE AHEAD: Why National Olympic Committee of Kenya is courting IOC ban

National Olympic Committee of Kenya stares at imminent ban by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after yesterday's extra-ordinary general meeting aborted.

'I'm a clean athlete' insists Mo Farah

Britain's four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah on Sunday insisted he was "a clean athlete" after a leaked United States Anti-Doping Agency report suggested that his coach had "almost certainly" broken anti-doping rules.