athletics


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

Rudisha 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 - A number of top athletes will the hotly anticipated athletics national trials for the World Championships​ to... 

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

KTB Jacinta Nzioka handsover a dummy cheque of Kshs 20 Million to Mwangi Muthee. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Shot in the arm by KTB

20/06/17 - The World under-18 Championship to be held in Nairobi in under a month has received a major boost after the Local...  read more »

Seven athletes earn automatic qualifications to World Championship

20/06/17 - Seven defending champions have earned automatic qualification for this year's World Athletics Championship set...  read more »

Mercy Chepkirui is one of the top athletes in the team. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Residential training starts on Sunday

15/06/17 - Athletics Kenya has announced that the young stars who were selected on Wednesday to represent Kenya in the upcoming...  read more »

Junior athletes completed their trials at Nyayo Stadium on Wednesday with AK promising a solid performance at the World Championship next month. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Moraa overcomes injury to merit selection

15/06/17 - Multi talented 17 year old Mary Moraa overcame personal adversity and injury to be among the junior stars selected...  read more »

Rhonex Kipruto leads 10 000m race during the trials at the Nyayo National Stadium. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

First time unlucky, second time charm

14/06/17 - It was a case of first time unlucky but second time a charm for young Dominic Samson.He won the boys’ walk...  read more »

David Rudisha in a past race.He lost to Willy Tarbei at the Racers Grand Prix in Kingston.(Photo:SNA File)

Rudisha beaten over 800m in Jamaica

11/06/17 - Two-time world and Olympic champion David Rudisha was beaten into second by compatriot Willy Tarbei in the men's...  read more »

Mark Otieno clinched both the 100m and 200m men’s titles in the absence of Kenya Defence Forces’ 2016 champion Mike Mokamba. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Resilient Cheruiyot stuns Kiprop to win 1500m

11/06/17 - Timothy Cheruiyot stunned three-time 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop to win the race as the curtains came down on the...  read more »

Running in cross county helped Alice Aprot in training techniques. (SNA. File Photo)

Endurance pays off for Aprot

10/06/17 - World Cross Country silver medallist Alice Aprot cited endurance garnered from the gruesome course as a key component...  read more »

Hellen Obiri on her way to winning the 5000m at the Diamond league in Rome.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Obiri brezees to 5000m Kenyan record in Rome

09/06/17 - Hellen Obiri of Kenya lit up the middle distance events at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday...  read more »

Asbel Kiprop leads the second lap of 1500m heat two. He effortlessly won the heat. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Kiprop sets the tone for National Athletics Championship at Nyayo Stadium

08/06/17 - Olympic 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop set the tone on the opening day of the National Athletics Championship at...  read more »

Susan Kamau (L), the AK CEO confirmed that only athletes who attained qualifying times will attend the triels. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

AK puts athletes on notice

07/06/17 - Athletes have been put on notice over possible gray areas as they prepare to represent Kenya if selected when the...  read more »

Under a new AK directive, Kenyan athletes who qualify for the global showpiece will will be tested at least five times prior to the championships under the new directive.

AK formulates strict anti-doping measures

03/06/17 - Athletics Kenya has stamped its authority on doping by formulating strict anti-doping measures for the athletes...  read more »

Faith Kipyegon winning the 1500m at the Diamond League at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene.(Photo:Organisers)

Kipyegon and Kwemoi all class in Eugene

28/05/17 - Faith Kipyegon produced an equally dominant showing in the women’s 1500m, the Olympic champion once again...  read more »

Celliphine Chespol recovered from a late-race mishap to win the women's 3000m steeplechase in a stunning 8:58.78 on Friday.(Photo:IAAF)

Chespol stuns with second fastest steeplechase time in Eugene

27/05/17 - On the first evening of action at the IAAF Diamond League in Eugene, many had expected the women’s 3000m...  read more »