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Russian Olympic Committee approves athletes to compete under one bizzare condition

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.

IOC upbeat on 2022 Olympic preparation

Tokyo organisers are back on track and will complete their 2020 Olympic venues on schedule, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Monday at the start of a three-day visit. After bungling the rollout of the showpiece Olympic stadium two years ago, local organisers have come under scrutiny but last month unveiled their first new permanent venue for the 2020 Olympics in a welcome public relations boost.

Club Games: Nock launches marketing strategy

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 banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over doping

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.

Russia jumps to the defense of her athletes against doping allegations

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.

Kipchoge to battle Mo Farah

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the London Marathon in 2018 after a year’s absence, resuming his quest for a third victory in the event, organisers said yesterday.

Kipchoge to bounce back in 2018 Marathon

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the London Marathon in 2018 after a year’s absence, resuming his quest for a third victory in the event, organisers said on Thursday.

Time to celebrate sports stars

From Prefontaine Classic meet in Eugene, USA, to Memorial Van Damme in Brussels, Belgium; names of famous sports icons resonate in the 14-leg IAAF Diamond League meetings. That’s not all. The same script reads through in some venues of these global one-day competitions.

Kenya's Sumgong banned for four years for doping offence

Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has been handed a four-year ban by Kenya's anti-doping agency (ADAK) after testing positive for the banned blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO), officials said on Tuesday.

Commonwealth Games: Athletics Kenya President Tuwei is Club Games Chef de Mission

National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) has appointed Athletics Kenya President Jackson Tuwei as Chef de Mission for the 21st Commonwealth Games set for Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, on April 4-15 next year.

Malkia Strikers now eye good show at World Championships

Nine time African champs atone for 2016 Olympics games miss, trounce Egypt in Cameroon.

Commonwealth Games: Tuwei is Club Games Chef de Mission

National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) has appointed Athletics Kenya President Jackson Tuwei as Chef de Mission for the 21st Commonwealth Games set for Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, on April 4-15 next year.

Obiri bags SJAK monthly award

Women’s 5,000m Olympics silver medallist Hellen Onsando Obiri was over the moon yesterday when she bagged the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK)/Star Times’s Sports Personality of the Month Award for being the outstanding Kenyan athlete in August.

Kenya's Kirui, Kiplagat out for another shot at the titles at Chicago Marathon this evening

Athletics: America’s hopes in the Windy City rest with Galen Rupp, the marathon bronze medalist in Rio Olympics last year

Tergat: ‘I need time to plan well’

Paul Kibii Tergat, the new National Olympic Committee of Kenya president, has called on the sports fraternity to give him time as he prepares to redeem the organisation's image.

NOCK elections are on

Finally, the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) elections will go on today after dragging for almost eight months.

Officials locked out as NOCK goes to poll

Up to half of the existing officials of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) have been locked out of tomorrow’s elections for various reasons.

Berlin Marathon: World record holder Dennis Kimetto boasts that he is only person who could lower the world record

Kenya's gold medalist Eliud Kipchoge misses Dennis Kimetto's record by 35 seconds: Kimetto revels in unbroken world record as Eldoret comes alive

Nock polls: Tergat faces Muya for top seat, Kip Keino out

Paul Tergat will be challenged by Patrick Karuga Muya for the top post during the September 29 National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) elections.