June 13, 2024

Latest news on ATHLETICS

Safaricom inks deal to support Team Kenya ahead of 2024 Paris Olympics

Safaricom’s sponsorship deal for Team Kenya 2024 Paris Olympics will grant the company various rights, including the right to name the residential camps and training centres

Kipyegon and Omanyala to light up Kenya's Olympics trials

Headlining the trials in Nairobi will be Africa’s fastest man, Ferdinand Omanyala, along with double world record holder, Faith Kipyegon, and world 800m champion, Mary Moraa.

Emmanuel Wanyonyi Shatters World Road Mile Record

Opting to debut in the mile distance rather than his usual specialty, the 19-year-old Kenyan sensation surpassed the previous world record of 3:56.13, held by USA’s Hobbs Kessler

Merry for Moraa as Omanyala finishes 5th at Kipkeino

It was a disappointing outing for Omanyala, who had previously beaten Bednarek in 2022 and 2023. This time, he finished a distant 5th place (10.03), resulting in an anticlimax and disappointment

Controversial Kenyan athletes stripped of Beijing medals

Footage appeared to show Kenyans Robert Keter and Willy Mangat, as well as Ethiopia's Dejene Hailu, pointing to the line and slowing down to let He win the race

Sensational sprint clashes expected at Kip Keino Classic

Double world medallist Letsile Tebogo of Botswana will highlight the men’s 200m. Tebogo secured 100m silver and 200m bronze at the World Championships last year

Big Safaricom boost for Eldoret City Marathon

The Eldoret City Marathon, the brainchild of two-time Boston marathon champion Moses Tanui, aims to not only provide a stage for emerging, talented athletes but also to raise environmental awareness

Bethwell Yegon eyeing Vienna course record

While the top runners will be chasing the title, a section of the elite list will hope to go under the Olympic qualifying time of 2:

New champion set to be crowned in Kip Keino 10000m race

Athletics Kenya (AK) on Tuesday 16 April released a list of invited athletes for the five disciplines set to be competed as national events in the continental tour event slated for 20 April at Nyayo

Obiri defends Boston title as Chebet settles for bronze

This was the third victory in a row for Obiri in a World Marathon Majors race, leading a Kenyan sweep of the podium.