December 06, 2023

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Kipchoge, Kiptum named in Kenya's Olympics marathon squad

World marathon record holder Kelvin Kiptum alongside his predecessor Eliud Kipchoge headline the men's list.

Omanyala joins team VISA ahead of Paris Olympics

Team Visa helps athletes thrive personally and professionally, providing financial support, assistance with philanthropic endeavours, financial literacy tools, and mental health and wellness resources

Chemoge High Altitude center earmarked for upgrade

Some of the changes effected at the training camp include a gym, hostels, cafeteria, VIP rooms and the training grounds that will undergo a complete facelift.

Kiptum opens up on Rotterdam targets

The new kid on the block who broke the world record in just his third career marathon chose to be in Rotterdam next year, an announcement that caught many by surprise.

Second WMM win for Obiri as she takes New York marathon crown

In the men's race Kenya's Albert Korir settled for silver as Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola won the race in a new course record of 2:04:58.

Eyes on Paris Olympics after New York exit for Peres Jepchirchir

Jepchirchir, who is expected to be named in Team Kenya to the Paris Olympics slated for next year says her focus is on defending her crown.

Kigen, Chirchir crowned Standard Chartered Marathon champions

Odiyo Henry Caleb was crowned champion in the men’s 21km wheelchair race after timing 1:32:21 ahead of Samuel Kuria (1:40:28) and Milton Hilahuya (1:46:28)

Ngetich, Rotich win Kapsokwony AK meet

Ngetich who broke the women-only world 10km record in the Transylvania 10km in Brasov, Romania, with a time of 29:24, beat a strong elite field that included the 2013 World 800m champion, Eunice Sum,

Sawe, Chelimo lead Kenya’s chase for Valencia half marathon title

Kandie, the defending champion, finished ahead of Sawe at the World Cross Country Championships in Bathurst and has since enjoyed a solid season on the roads

Chebet, Mutai carry the day in Machakos as cross-country season gets underway

On a hot mid-morning, Police’s Chebet clocked 34:02.6 minutes to finish ahead of teammates from the Lemotit camp Mercy Chepkorir (35:04.4) and Teresa Cherotich (35:09.1).