athletics


Elijah Manang'oi raced to a world lead in the men' 1500m in Monaco.(Photo:SNA File)

World leads for Korir, Manang'oi and Obiri in Monaco

22/07/17 - Kenyans Emmanuel Korir, Elijah Manangoi and Hellen Obiri ran world leads at the final IAAF Diamond League meeting...  read more »

Kenya finished fourth which was two places down from a second in the last championship. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Fans locked out of a full Kasarani on final day

17/07/17 - Kenyans love for athletics was exhibited during the IAAF World under-18 championships that ended on Sunday evening...  read more »

Leonard Bett and Cleophas Kandie lead the boys 2000m Steeplechase final at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Four medals and fourth for Kenya as World U18 closes in Nairobi

16/07/17 - Great team efforts of Leonard Kipkemoi Bett and Clephas Kandie Meyan ensured Kenya wraps the IAAF world U18 championships...  read more »

Moitalel Mpkoe Naadokila delivered a surprise silver medal in boys' 400m hurdles in the absence of david Saruni. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Golden Ethiopia turn on the style to win two gold medals

16/07/17 - Kenyan stumbled twice to their perennial rivals Ethiopia in the penultimate race at the IAAF world championships...  read more »

The resilience of Dominic Samson Ndingiti saw Kenya win her first medal in the boy's 10,000m race walk. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Ndingiti wins Kenya's first medal in race walk

15/07/17 - Kenyan Dominic Samson Ndingiti set a good example of how his fellow Kenyans can win various medals in walking race...  read more »

George Meitamei Manangoi wins the 1,500m at the IAAF world U18championships.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Manangoi and Chebet begin Kenya's gold rush at World U18

14/07/17 - It was going to a lonely run for Kenya’s George Meitamei Manangoi, the only entrant in the 1,500m. But he...  read more »

Cleophas Kandie Mayan said they have set their focus on earning Kenya glory at home. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Kenya and Ethiopia trade places in 2000m steeplechase

14/07/17 - Kenyan Cleophas Kandie Mayan stepped on the 2000m steeplechase starting line-up as the best athlete following his...  read more »

Leah Jeruto competes in the girl's 400m on a day when Kenya had mixed results after David Saruni was disqualified in the boy's 400m hurdles. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Saruni's hopes of a gold medal in 400m hurdles jolted

13/07/17 - Kenya's hopes of winning a medal in the boy's 400m hurdles suffered a severe blow when team captain David Saruni...  read more »

Lydia Mamun Philips lines up for the 400m heats at the IAAF World U18 championships.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Refugees running for glory, not war at Kasarani

13/07/17 - They ran away from their countries because of civil war. But they are not running scared anymore.They are now racing...  read more »

Edward Zakayo won the second heat in a slower time but promised to run faster in the final. He cautioned other runners about being spiked. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Intense Kenya and Ethiopia rivalry but watch out for Eritrea and Uganda

13/07/17 - Kenya and Ethiopian athletes will be battling out for medals in the final of the boy's 3,000m on Sunday, but there...  read more »

Abersh Minsewo wins the 3000m ahead of Kenya's Emmaculate Chepkiru at the World U18 Championships.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Chepkirui wins Kenya's first medal in Nairobi, South Africans dominate 100m

12/07/17 - Emmaculate Chepkirui won Kenya’s first championship medal, silver in the girls’ 3,000m on Wednesday,...  read more »

George Manangoi wins his 1500m heat at the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Fast times mark the start of the World U18 in Nairobi

12/07/17 - It was a fast start to the IAAF World U18 Championships at the Moi International Sports Centre , Kasarani as track...  read more »

IAAF president Sebastian Coe with Athletics Kenya chairman Jack Tuwei (L) at the press conference.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

IAAF insist athletes' medical information should stay private

11/07/17 - International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) is unhappy with the way athletes’ medical information...  read more »

The inclusion of athletes in field events and sprints could enhance Kenya's chances of winning the IAAF World under-18 championship in Nairobi. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Saruni: We are not ready to finish behind any other country

11/07/17 - David Saruni, the Kenya captain has thrown down the gauntlet ahead of the IAAF World under-18 championship saying...  read more »

Mwangi Muthee with Dr. Hassan Wario leads Cabinet Secretary  Joseph Nkaissery and Kenyatta University Prof. Paul Wainaina on a tour of Kasarani. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Kasarani to be opened on Thursday for training

02/07/17 - Sprinters who will have arrived in the country by Wednesday will be allowed to use the Moi Sports Centre Kasarani...  read more »

David Rudisha finished fourth at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava on Wednesday.(Photo:SNA File)

Rudisha's slow start persists as Wayde breaks 300m WR

29/06/17 - Pre-meet playbook didn’t however quite go to plan for David Rudisha, the 800m Olympic champion at the IAAF...  read more »

Hellen Obiri qualified first in the women's 5000m.(Photo:SNA File)

There's no stopping speedy Obiri

24/06/17 - Olympic 5,000m silver medallist Hellen Obiri was in superb form as she stormed the World Championship after winning...  read more »

Paul Tanui leads Geoffrey Kamworor,Mo Farah and Bidan Karoki in the 10000m at the Rio Olympic games.(Photo:SNA: File)

It's Kamworor, Tanui and Karoki again to challenge Mo Farah

24/06/17 - The reigning World Cross Country champion Geoffrey Kamworor stepped up in the final lap to beat a strong field...  read more »

Agnes Tirop crosses the line just ahead of Irene Cheptai in the 10000m at the Kenyan trials for the world championships.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Tirop assumes the mantle with close 10000m win at the trials

23/06/17 - Agnes Tirop had a strong surge in the final lap of the women’s 10,000m as she qualified for the World Championship...  read more »

22/06/17 - Two-time world champion David Rudisha is among several athletes who have opted out of the national trials for the...