athletics


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 »

Vincent Yator leads the pack in 5000m. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Manangoi optimistic of posting better times

19/05/17 - Elijah Manangoi the 2015 world 1500m silver medalist  is optimistic of posting a better time after clinching...  read more »

Beatrice Chepkoech hopes to lower her time to be able to make the the cut for the World Athletics Championships in August. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Chepkoech: I controlled the race

17/05/17 - World Cross Country relay champion Beatrice Chepkoech put on a dominant display of running as she clinched back...  read more »

Kangogo outsprints Longosiwa in 10,000m

12/05/17 - Road mile race specialist Cornelius Kangogo put on a champions display in the final lap as he out sprinted 2012...  read more »

Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line in Monza on Saturday morning.(Photo:Nike)

Eliud Kipchoge runs the fastest ever marathon - 2:00.25

06/05/17 - Kenya's Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge produced the fastest ever time for the marathon distance at the Breaking2...  read more »

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 »