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Cliffe Okello, admired by many for his contribution to Kenya Hockey.

Cliffe Okello: A Tribute to hockey coach

26/01/17 - “Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this...  read more »

One of a kind. A journalist who set the bar so high and a friend.

Chris Tsuma: A dedication

10/10/16 - Soldier, Bodi or Chris is how we would identify Chris Tsuma. He answered to them all. The answer would be Ni Aje?...  read more »

The women's hockey team trained in assorted kit before leaving for South Africa for the Olympics qualifiers. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

We do not love our national teams

21/10/15 - Why do we treat our sportsmen and women so bad? Is it in our DNA to blatantly disregard the immense contribution...  read more »

Was this signature worth $94,000? (Photo Courtesy)

Check the facts on Injera's 9.1m signature!

20/05/15 - The rush to scoop others in today’s media has upped the stakes. Why? Because it is about ratings. Who broke...  read more »

Westpac Stadium in Wellington New Zealand where Kenya reached he World Rugby Sevens final.

It wasn't me!

13/03/15 - “Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” Arnold...  read more »

Kenya's 7s player Samson Onsomu in a training session with the national team.(Photo:SNA File)

KRU Constitutional loophole creates Kenya 7s selection chaos

08/12/14 - A loophole in the Kenya Rugby Union Constitution which does not provide for a selection of national team players...  read more »

Mooki Tsepo of Auckland Metro against Spain. The New Zealand team alleged they were stranded in Nairobi after they were abandoned by KRU. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Auckland Metros Abandoned in Nairobi?

02/10/14 - Social media has been abuzz with "news" that a New Zealand seven-a-side team, Auckland Metros who played...  read more »

The missing links in Kenya 7s team

13/12/13 - There are two missing links in the Kenya Sevens team which played in Dubai and South Africa. Kenya sevens missed...  read more »

KRU Board members Godwin Karuga	 Director and Member, Fixtures & Competitions Committee(far left), Chairman Mwangi Muthee(second right) and Alexander Mutai	 Vice Chairman & Chair, Commercial and Marke

Forget your egos and embrace dialogue!

12/09/13 - No week passes without Kenya Rugby Union being in the news. But what kind of news comes from the Ngong Road hub...  read more »

Farewell Papa Hez, nation robbed off a great sports resource

27/08/13 - Keeping records in Kenyan sports is a monumental task. At the moment, teams, players and associations are trying...  read more »

President Uhuru Kenyatta presents the flag to Kenya 7s captain Andrew Amonde at State House.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Strange double standard when it comes to Kenya’s World Cup bound teams

16/06/13 - George Orwell in his classic novel Animal Farm wrote All Animals are Equal but Some are More Equal Than Others....  read more »

KRU Chairman Mwangi Muthee and Kenya 7s Coach Mike Friday.(Photo:SNA File)

Rugby: Something does not add up!

20/05/13 - Something does not add up. After the much anticipated Kenya Rugby Union Board meeting on Wednesday, the press statement...  read more »

Where’s your father,referee?

04/02/13 - Kenyan rugby fans love referees so much that they have composed a special song for these ‘special’...  read more »

Bandari in a past KPLL match.(Photo:SNA File)

Reflection time for Oserian,Rangers, as Kakamega, Bandari savour success

06/11/12 - Bandari FC and Kakamega Homeboyz have been confirmed as promotion candidates to the Kenyan Premier League while...  read more »

Eagle Wings Coach Thomas Olumbo talks to his players at the ongoing Africa Champions cup for women in Abidjan.Eagles have lost all their three matches so far.(Photo by FIBA)

Are Kenyan teams Africa's new 'whipping' squads?

22/10/12 - ‘You want to your team to win just play against a Kenyan side!” a Ugandan journalist...  read more »

Kenyan runners at a past World event.(Photo:File)

Spare Olympics Petty Tribal Politics

04/04/12 - Wherever you go even some of the remotest locations in the world, there will always be someone who can identify...  read more »

Are our sporting Federations especially football ready to deal with pitch emergencies?

Are we ready to deal with on-field emergencies?

19/03/12 - Safety of the players, the one most important aspect of the modern game should take priority over everything else....  read more »

16/03/12 - On May 12, 2012, a 57 year old trophy will be sitting on a table somewhere in the Bayern Munich Stadium waiting... 

McDonald Mariga in a past match for Harambee Stars against Uganda Cranes.(Photo:File)

Opinion: Mariga right to demand his dues but must put Kenya first

01/03/12 - I have been following this McDonald Mariga saga with keen interest. The Parma midfielder has been a constant figure...  read more »

Open Letter to Rugby leadership in Kenya

25/11/11 - It is said; in life you only have one passion. Statisticians say there are those in a population...  read more »