athletics


Daniel Wanjiru celebrates winning the London marathon.(Photo by Organisers)

Wanjiru completes Kenyan sweep in London

23/04/17 - Daniel Wanjiru held off the Ethiopian track legend Kenenisa Bekele in a thrilling finish to win his first London...  read more »

Mary Keitany broke the women's world record on Sunday at the London marathon.(Photo by Organisers)

Keitany cracks world marathon record in London

23/04/17 - Mary Keitany produced one of the greatest ever women’s marathon performances at the 2017 London Marathon...  read more »

Edna Kiplagat won the 121st Boston Marathon on debut. (Photo Courtesy)

A Mother's pride as Edna Kiplagat wins 121st Boston Marathon

18/04/17 - Edna Kiplagat, a two time world champion who made her Boston marathon debut by winning the 121st event was not...  read more »

Eunice Sum races to the finish line to win the women's 1500m in Mumias. (Photo by Emmanuel Sabuni)

Sum and Chebet open track season with wins in Mumias

14/04/17 - 2013 world 800m champion Eunice Sum and reigning world Youth Champion 3000m Sandra Chebet produced superlative...  read more »

Jemima Sumgong speaks to the media soon upon her return home from Rio.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Sumgong puts on a brave face as Rosa distances himself from positive test

07/04/17 - Jemima Sumgong, Kenyan Olympic marathon champion appeared to be putting on a brave face as the World athletics...  read more »

Jemima Sumgong was promoted from a Private to Corporal by Kenya Air Force after winning gold in Rio. (SNA. File Photo)

Olympic champion Sumgong tests positive for EPO

07/04/17 - The Kenyan athletic fraternity woke up to the shocking news that Jemima Sumgong, the Rio Olympics champion had...  read more »

The Kenya Relay team for the world championship was named after trials at Kasarani on Saturday. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Rotich to lead relay team

01/04/17 - Ferguson Rotich will spearhead a strong field in the 4x800m relay team as Athletics Kenya named the squad for the...  read more »

Joyceline Jepkosgei wins the Karlovy Vary Half Marathon (Photo:organisers)

Jepkosgei breaks three world records at Prague Half Marathon

01/04/17 - Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei broke three world records at the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon when winning...  read more »

Kenya's Alice Aprot leads the women's senior race. Kenyans occupied the top six positions.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

So what was the secret of team Kenya’s success at the world cross country?

28/03/17 - As the celebrations continued at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport when the triumphant national cross country...  read more »

Geoffrey Kamworor wins the men's 12km Senior race in Kampala.(Photo by Roger Sedres/IAAF)

Experienced Kenyans reign Worlds: Kamworor defends title, Cheptai finally tastes gold

26/03/17 - KAMPALA, Geoffrey Kamworor well timed kick ensured he defended his senior men’s 12km world cross country...  read more »

Jacob Kiplimo the winner of the men's U20 race, Uganda's first gold medallist  at a World Cross Country celebrates with President Yoweri Museveni and the first lady.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Uganda, Ethiopia rule junior races, Kenyans settle for bronze

26/03/17 - KAMPALA, Kenya settled for bronze medals in the men 8km and women’s 6km U-20 junior races won by Uganda and...  read more »

Mixed relay winners Kenya Asbel Kiprop, Beatrice Chepkoech, Winnie Mbithe, Bernard Koros(Photo Roger Sedres/IAAF)

Kiprop leads Kenya to gold in the mixed relay at World cross

26/03/17 - KAMPALA, Kenya grabbed the first gold medal of the inaugural mixed relay event of the World Cross Country Championships...  read more »

Faith Chepngetich believes that team work will be key as they chase the team title in Kampala. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Kenyans ready to rumble in Kampala

25/03/17 - KAMPALA, Kenya women’s team captain and Olympic 1500m champion Faith Chepngetich believes teamwork will be...  read more »

Paul Tergat(right) with Asbel Kiprop who will run for Kenya in the relay's event at the World Cross country championships on Sunday.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Kenyans highly favoured for World cross titles says Tergat

25/03/17 - KAMPALA, Five-time world cross country champion Paul Tergat is confident that Team Kenya has what it takes extend...  read more »

Cross-country is the core of distance running says Coe

25/03/17 - KAMPALA, IAAF President Sebastian Coe has stressed the importance of cross country running and hailed the world...  read more »

Ethiopian team when they jetted in at the Entebbe Airport on Thursday.(Photo:LOC)

Excitement builds ahead of the World Cross country championships

24/03/17 - KAMPALA, There is a buzz of excitement in Kampala as the Ugandan capital prepares to host the IAAF World Cross...  read more »

The LOC launched the championship website with the event's patron, Margaret Kenyatta expressing confidence with the preparations. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

LOC launch championship website, IAAF and patron confident

01/03/17 - IAAF World under-18 Championship patron and Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta is optimistic that Kenya...  read more »

Wilson Kipsang won the Tokyo marathon on Sunday in the fastest time in 2017.(Photo:SNA File)

Kipsang and Chepchirchir clock world leads at Tokyo Marathon

26/02/17 - Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Sarah Chepchirchir clocked impressive world-leading performances at the Tokyo Marathon,...  read more »

Leonard Barsoton wins the 12km national cross country race at the Uhuru Gardens on Saturday.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Barsoton, Cheptai upset favorites to win maiden national cross country titles

18/02/17 - By Ronnie Evans Japanese based Leonard Barsoton finally got the win that evaded him in two previous attempts as...  read more »

Florence Kiplagat wins the Barcelona half marathon on Sunday.(Photo:Organisers)

Kiplagat wins third Barcelona half marathon title

12/02/17 - Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat once again took an overwhelming victory at the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona,...  read more »