Tanui leads Karioki, Sambu into new territory in 10000m in Eugene-IAAF Diamond League Day One

KENYAN world championships bronze medalist Paul Kipnge’tich Tanui broke new grounds in 10000m at the IAAF Diamond League in Eugene Oregon USA on Friday (30 May). American Olympic silver medalists Galan Rupp carried the day improving his US national record to 26:44.36 from 26:48.00 run two year ago at this meeting. Tanui clocked 26:49.41 to [...]

Kenyans set world records, Nigeria, Ethiopia clinched bronze medal at inaugural IAAF World Relays-Bahamas.

KENYANS set world records as Ethiopia and Nigeria bagged bronze at the inaugural IAAF World Relays in sold out Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau Bahamas at the weekend (24-25 May). Fans thronged the Thomas Robinson Stadium on Friday (24 May) where left in awe by Kenyan women middle distance runners who set the tone for [...]

Triumphant Koech, Rababe, Kirui, Olivier in Beijing points to intense competition in Marrakech next August

KENYANS Paul Kipsiele Koech and Purity Cherotich Kirui, Moroccan Rababe Arafi and South African Andre Olivier triumphed at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Beijing China on Wednesday (21 May). Koech clocked 8:06.04 to lead a rare 1-2-3-4-5 Kenyan sweep in men’s 3000m steeplechase. He was followed across the finish line by Jairus Kipchoge Birech, [...]

Egypt’s El Sayed, Okagbare show medal potential at IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech

EGYPT’S new Africa javelin record holder Ihab Abdelrahman El Sayed has emerged as a strong medal contender at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech Morocco in September. El Sayed’s potential was clearly on display when he stole the limelight at the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai China when he triumphed with a new African javelin [...]

Kamworor, Kabuu set course records in Bangalore

KENYAN World half marathon champion Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor triumphed in convincing style at the Tata Consultancy Services (TSC) World 10km Bangalore 10km Run in Southern India on Sunday (18 May). Kamworor’s winning time of 27:44 erases the previous course record of 27:51 by Eritrean Zersanay Tadessa at the inaugural race in 2008. He is jointly [...]