athletics


Alice Aprot won the women's senior 10km race at the Africa cross country in Yaounde.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Kenya makes usual clean sweep at African Cross Country

13/03/16 - Just like in the previous three editions, Kenyan runners made a clean sweep of all the titles at the fourth African...  read more »

Ngeny resigns from AK over frustrations over doping, corruption

12/03/16 - Sydney Olympics 1500m Olympic champion Noah Ng’eny has resigned as an Executive Committee member of Athletics...  read more »

IAAF president Sebastian Coe.(Photo: Philippe Fitte / IAAF)

Coe says Kenya not in danger of missing Rio as WADA cautions on two draft bills

11/03/16 - World Athletics president Sebastian Coe says there are no sanctions planned for now that could lock out Kenya and...  read more »

Rudisha opens season with 800m win in Melbourne

05/03/16 - David Rudisha began the Olympic year of 2016 on Saturday (5) just as he began the last Olympic year of 2012: with...  read more »

Wilson Kipsang gets checked during the free medical camp, PAAK which he chairs organised in Iten.(Photo by Emmanuel Sabuni)

PAAK holds medical camp for athletes in Iten

05/03/16 - Over 300 athletes gathered in Iten on Friday for a free Health Medical camp aimed at educating athletes for hale...  read more »

Wilson Kipsang ahead of a past London marathon race.(Photo:Courtesy)

Wilson Kipsang hopes he will be third time lucky in London in record time

02/03/16 - Last year he went back to London looking for his third title. He missed but managed an impressive second behind...  read more »

David Rudisha at the 2015 world championships where he won gold.

Rudisha says young ‘fools’ behind Kenya's doping woes

02/03/16 - World 800m record holder David Rudisha says the country's doping problems were caused by “foolish”...  read more »

Five 'high profile' Ethiopian athletes returned 'suspicious' results and are being investigated for doping.

Five top Ethiopian athletes being investigated for doping

01/03/16 - Ethiopia, home to long and middle distance runners is the new center of focus for alleged doping after it was revealed...  read more »

Ethiopian born World champion Abeba Aregawi fails drug test

29/02/16 - Just hours after reports emerged that there could Ethiopia could be set for doping bans, Swedish Athletics announced...  read more »

Helah Kiprop wins Tokyo marathon with course record

28/02/16 - Kenya’s World silver medalistHelah Kiprop took the honours at the 2016 Tokyo Marathon, with a course record...  read more »

Kipchoge and Keitany win World Marathon Majors crowns

28/02/16 - Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany are the Abbott World Marathon Majors Series champions, following the Tokyo...  read more »

Leonard Komon chooses to preach peace after dodging murderous militia life

27/02/16 - For years, the region of Mount Elgon, located on the western part of Kenya was a hostile town for the locals especially...  read more »

Chebet shines in Mumias AK track meeting

27/02/16 - Former world Youth 1,500m champion Nelly Chebet’s superlative performance carried her through in the women’s...  read more »

Kiprop beaten as Kwemoi wins in Mumias

26/02/16 - Triple world champion Asbel Kiprop played second fiddle to Ronald Kipkemoi in the 5000m race of the Athletics Kenya...  read more »

Rudisha heads out to Melbourne for World challenge

26/02/16 - World and Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha leaves the country on Saturday to begin his 2016 season, his fourth...  read more »

Kamworor leads world half team, Ndiku chase world indoor honours

23/02/16 - Defending champion Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku will be among the favourites to win the 3000m World indoor championships...  read more »

IAAF suspends AK CEO as Kalkaba rebuffs call to ban Kenya

22/02/16 - The track and field governing body,IAAF cracked the whip yet again on Kenya provisionally suspending the Chief...  read more »

Rono opts out of the Africa Cross country championships

21/02/16 - Philemon Rono has opted out of the Kenya team for the Africa Cross country championships in Yaoundé, Cameroon...  read more »

Give us one month we shall comply, Government to WADA and IAAF

19/02/16 - The Kenya government on Thursday moved to quell concerns that the country’s track and field athletes could...  read more »

No cause for alarm, Kenya will meet WADA conditions, Athletics Kenya assures

18/02/16 - Athletics Kenya, AK, has sought to ease concerns that the country’s track and field runners could be banned...  read more »