Kenyan athletes urged to lead in fight against doping

Athletics Kenya Nairobi branch Chairman Barnabas Korir has urged Kenyan athletes to lead a coordinated national anti-doping education and awareness campaign and promote integrity for doping-free sport. This comes a few days after some Kenyan...

1972 Olympic silver medalist Ben Jipcho dies

It was on the morning of 24 July 2020, the day on which the Games of the 32nd Olympiad were to have their opening ceremony in Tokyo that Kenya woke up to the news...

Kenya launches first ever anti-doping online program

A decision on whether to resume sporting activities in the country or not will be determined Monday next week. Sports Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohammed says she will make the announcement after she receives a...

Gov’t petitions EU to clear Kenyan athletes

The Kenya government through the ministry of Sports has petition the European Union to allow Kenyan to compete at international events on the continent when the athletics season resumes in August. Kenya was among the...

Government to criminalize doping in the country

Sports Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohammed says doping will be criminalized in the country in a bid to make Kenyan sporting activities doping-free. Amina made the remarks at the Nyayo National Stadium when she distributed...

Jeposgei, Kamworor will not defend New York Marathon titles

Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei and Geoffrey Kamworor will not defend their New York Marathon titles after this year’s edition was cancelled because of the global coronavirus pandemic. The Marathon, which was scheduled to take place...

Young upcoming athletes challenged to focus on education

Young upcoming athletes have been challenged to not only focus on their talent and speed but also focus on education. Most athletes have been heavily dented by the COVID-19 situation that has halted a means...

World 100m champion Christian Coleman suspended for missing test

World 100m champion Christian Coleman has been provisionally suspended after missing a third doping test. The American, 24, has disputed the third whereabouts failure, on 9 December, which has been confirmed by the Athletics Integrity...

AK calls for patience to athletes yet to receive support

Athletics Kenya has called on athletes in regions yet to receive support from the association to remain patient as they will cover all regions of the country. Athletics Kenya has been supporting Kenyan athletes during...

No plans to cancel World Athletics Intercontinental tour, says AK

Athletics Kenya has said it has no plans of cancelling the Nairobi leg of the world athletics intercontinental tour slated for September 26th this year. The federation’s Deputy Chairman Paul Mutwii said that the federation will...
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