World champ Manangoi focuses on Commonwealth Games title

World 1,500m champion Elijah Manangoi of Kenya is focused on winning selection for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Despite being the top ranked athlete in the field, Manangoi will not take his foot...
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Four-time Olympic medallist Fredericks suspended by IOC

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after being charged with money laundering and corruption. Fredericks, 50, was charged by the French authorities last week. He was accused...

New York Marathon to proceed despite terror attack

The 2017 edition of the New York City Marathon will go ahead as planned on Sunday despite Tuesday’s deadly terrorist attack in lower Manhattan. Organizers said heightened security measures have been put in place ahead...

Mo Farah splits from coach Alberto Salazar

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has split from coach Alberto Salazar and will return to Britain. Farah, who won 5,000m and 10,000m gold at London 2012 and Rio 2016, said his decision was based on...

Korir, Cheruiyot among those participating in Frankfurt marathon

Defending champion Mark Korir and Vivian Cheruiyot will be among a star studded field that will line up tomorrow in the Frankfurt marathon. Cheruiyot will become the first ever Olympic champion to contest the...

Kipsang ready for New York Marathon despite not finishing in Berlin

Despite his failure to finish the Berlin Marathon last month, Kenya's Wilson Kipsang has confirmed he will compete at the New York Marathon on Nov 5. Speaking from Iten, Kipsang said he is in good...

Chesire, Rotich out to battle for Amsterdam marathon title

Half marathon expert Gladys Chesire and former Boston Marathon winner Caroline Rotich from Kenya will compete in the Amsterdam Marathon on Oct. 15. Rotich faces Ethiopians Tadelech Bekele (2:22:23) and Megertu Ifa (2:29:45) while half...

Over 6000 athletes to part in Madoka marathon

Over 6000 athletes are expected to participate in the 12th edition of Madoka Half marathon that was launched Wednesday at Athletics Kenya offices in Nairobi. The half marathon will be held on 21st this month...

CAA boss roots for Africa to host world athletics

Confederation of African Athletics boss Hamad Malboum Kalkaba says he is confident Africa will stage the 2025 World Athletics Championships. In a press statement, Kalkaba, said Kenya, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa have...
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Abel Kirui finishes second at Chicago marathon

Kenya’s Abel Kirui failed to retain his Chicago marathon title Sunday after finishing second behind America’s Galen Rupp. Galen Rupp now became the first American since 2002 to win the Chicago Marathon. Rupp, who finished second...
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