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Equity Bank leave for Dar es salaam on...

Solskjaer: Man United have right structure

United spent Sh18.5 billion on transfers in the...

Rugby World Cup: New Zealand v Ireland quarters match-ups

Three head-to-heads for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final between defending champions New Zealand and Ireland on Saturday: World Player of the Year Sexton will have to be at his very best to direct his side against the All Blacks, for whom free-running Barrett will start at fullback, Richie Mo'unga lining...

IOC defends plan to move 2020 Olympics marathon

The IOC has defended a plan to move the 2020 marathon and race walking sports to northern Japan over heat fears, as local officials expressed surprise at the abrupt announcement. The International Olympic Committee said Wednesday it is considering the move to Sapporo over fears that sweltering summer temperatures in...

Aussie name teen Petaiain in team for England clash

Australia coach Michael Cheika on Thursday named teen sensation Jordan Petaia in his starting side to face England in this weekend's Rugby World Cup quarter-final in a bold gamble. Cheika's surprise decision to field the 19-year-old is one of five changes for Saturday's clash in Oita with wing Reece Hodge...

England bench ‘disappointed’ Ford for World Cup quarters

England coach Eddie Jones insisted fly-half George Ford has a "significant role to play" on Thursday after he dropped him to the bench for Saturday's World Cup quarter-final against Australia. Ford has been one of England's leading players in Japan but Jones moved captain Owen Farrell from inside centre to...

Sonny Bill on bench for All Blacks against Ireland

Cross-code star Sonny Bill Williams was benched and fellow centre Ryan Crotty missed out altogether as New Zealand named their team for Saturday's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Ireland. In-form Anton Lienert-Brown and Jack Goodhue got the nod for the defending champions in midfield, coach Steve Hansen saying it had...

Fallen giants AC Milan suffer record losses

Troubled former Italian footballing giants AC Milan have suffered record losses, according to reports in Italy on Wednesday. Gazzetta Dello Sport claimed that in the year to June 30, 2019, losses rose by 16 percent to 146 million ($162 million, Sh16.4 billion) euros compared to 126 million euros for the...

Historic Kipchoge feat adds to Ineos’ growing sporting portfolio

When Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge became the first man to run a marathon in under two hours in Vienna this month, his performance had been meticulously planned by one of sport's major new players, the petrochemicals giant Ineos. Founded and 60-percent owned by British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, Ineos is using its...

Kenya coach Feeney eager to test level of local boys

Kenya coach Paul Feeney has described Shujaa’s and Morans’ opponents at this weekend’s Safari Sevens as tough and interesting. Arguably, Morans, the 2000 champions, have landed a tough Pool “A” where they face three-time World Rugby Series champions and tournament favourites South Africa’s Blitzbokke, Uganda and Burundi. This is the first...

Why coaches, refs were locked out of FKF elections

The Kenya Football Referees Association (Kefora), Kenya Football Coaches Association (Kefoca) and the Kenya Footballers Welfare Association (Kefwa) will not participate in the upcoming Football Kenya Federation (FKF) elections. According to FKF, the three bodies have not held their own elections for a while and are therefore not eligible to...

Eliud Kipchoge inspired me to win – Cherono

Chicago Marathon champion Lawrence Cherono on Wednesday jetted back home and was received by family and friends at the Eldoret International Airport. His mother Mary Cherono adorned him with a sinendet (it means a garland in Kalenjin) before giving him mursik (traditional fermented milk). This shows a hero was...

Kosgei: I win clean, you can take that to the bank

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Celebrate Eliud Kipchoge without attacking Paul Tergat

Congratulations are in order for Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei for making history and re-affirming the country’s supremacy in the 42km race.Kipchoge broke the two-hour barrier in the 42-2km race in Vienna while Kosgei did it in Chicago by breaking the 16-year-old record held by Briton Paula Radcliffe...

NCPB men play UoN in handball league match

The Kenya Handball Federation men’s league continues this weekend with defending champions National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) facing 18th placed University of Nairobi (UoN) at Kaloleni court. It will be the first match of the 2019/2020 season for UoN who have no point. NCPB have played four matches and...

City Stars hit Nairobi Stima to keep lead

Nairobi City Stars beat Nairobi Stima 2-1 at Karuturi grounds “Old Trafford” in Naivasha to keep their unbeaten record intact, as the National Super League marked its ninth round on Wednesday. Struggling former glamour club Shabana inflicted Vihiga United’s first league defeat in a five-goal thriller at Gusii stadium. City Star’s...

Inter star undergoes ankle surgery

Chile forward Alexis Sanchez has undergone surgery in Barcelona after picking up an ankle injury on international duty, his Italian club Inter Milan confirmed on Wednesday. Sanchez hobbled off in the 88th minute of a goalless draw in the friendly against Colombia in Alicante on Saturday. Inter said that Sanchez underwent...

Omuli outlasts Ooko to win 3rd leg of Safari Tour

Golf Park's Tony Omuli on Wednesday beat home pro Erick Ooko in the third hole of a play-off, to clinch his maiden victory in day four of the third leg of the 2019/2020 Safari Tour golf series at the par 72 Royal Nairobi Golf Club course. The two pros went...

Lionel Messi wins another award

Barcelona captain Leo Messi received his sixth Golden Shoe as the top scorer in the European leagues on Wednesday. Messi won the trophy for a third straight year after scoring 36 goals, three more than his closest challenger, Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain. Messi's sons Thiago and Mateo, presented their father...

Tokyo Olympics marathon and race walks ‘could be moved’

TOKYOThe marathon and race walks at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be moved to Sapporo where temperatures will be "significantly lower", the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday. The IOC is considering the move because temperatures in Tokyo during the July 24-August 9 Games could reach the high 30s Celsius. In...

Injera, Ambaka back as Feeney names Shujaa, Morans squads

Mwamba’s Collins Injera and William Ambaka of Kenya Harlequin are back in Kenya Shujaa side that will be captained by Andrew Amonde of Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) at this year’s Safari Sevens this weekend. Injera and Ambaka make a return to Kenya Shujaa fold after staying out the whole of...

IAAF now brings in new transgender rules

Female transgender athletes must lower their testosterone levels by half under new regulations introduced by the IAAF, bringing the rules into line with those for hyperandrogenous competitors such as Caster Semenya. Under the new eligibility rules announced this week, transgender athletes are no longer required to be recognised by law...

Why Spanish league wants El Clasico switched to Madrid

The Spanish football league said Wednesday it had asked the country's football federation to move the next 'El Clasico' between Real Madrid and Barcelona to Madrid following violent protests by separatists in Catalonia. "We have requested the competitions committee of the Spanish Football Federation to meet and change the location...

Why Fifa president is a disappointed man

Fifa president Gianni Infantino said he was "disappointed" after attending a historic but bizarre World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea that had empty stands and no live broadcast. The rare match in the North Korean capital ended 0-0 on Tuesday, with Infantino one of the few people allowed...

From Lomu to Chicago: Ireland v New Zealand rugby history

Ireland and New Zealand have met only once at the Rugby World Cup, a game the All Blacks won - but they haven't had things all their own way in recent years. The Irish ended a 111-year wait for a victory against New Zealand in 2016 when they turned them...

Brigid Kosgei jets backs, eyes firmly on Olympics gold

New world marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei is back in the country with a full bag of promises, including declaring her availability for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Speaking to the press Wednesday morning at Riadha House after landing from Chicago where she broke 16-year world marathon record of...

Morans draw South Africa in Safari Sevens

Kenya Shujaa have been pooled in a relatively fair group while Morans have a tough battle at hand when Tusker Safari Sevens goes down this weekend at the RFUEA ground. Shujaa will take on Blue Bulls from South Africa, Russia Academy and Zambia in Pool C. Morans will face tournament top...

Sofapaka get more millions from Betika deal

Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side Sofapaka have been handed a huge boost in the midst of the financial turmoil facing Kenyan football with gaming firm Betika renewing their sponsorship for the club for a further year to the tune of Sh35 million. This is an improvement to the previous deal...

Eliud Kipchoge sneaks back quietly after historic feat

Kenya's world record holder Eliud Kipchoge sneaked back into the country quietly early Wednesday morning following his history exploits on Saturday in Vienna. Kipchoge became the first human to run a marathon in under two hours after clocking 1 hour, 59 minutes, 40sec in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge staged in...

Clasico concerns for Madrid as star duo sits out training

Real Madrid face an anxious wait to see if Luka Modric and Gareth Bale will be fit for next week's Clasico against Barcelona after both players missed training on Tuesday. Modric and Bale each did gym work indoors as they attempted to recover from injuries sustained playing in the Euro...
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