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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...

The Standard – Kenya: Cristiano Ronaldo ranked highest on Instagram earnings at Sh5 billion, beating Messi | The Standard

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo ( AP ) Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is the biggest earner on Instagram with £38m (Sh5 billion) in the last one year. According to Buzz Bingo, Ronaldo earned £780K Sh104 million per post on Instagram. The Portugal captain has earned more through sponsored Instagram posts than any other user with...

Charania, Ngige lead Safari Golf Tour standing

Windsor’s Riz Charania at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club leg of the Safari Tour Golf Series.-1. Photo/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – Windsor’s Rizwan Charania and Thika Golf Club’s Simon Ngige are joint leaders on the Road...

AK rallies Kenyans to vote for Kipchoge and co.

Gilbert Kiprotich Athletics Kenya (AK) president Jackson Tuwei has urged Kenyans to vote overwhelmingly for their star compatriots shortlisted for the IAAF World Athlete of the Year Awards. On Monday, world athletics governing body IAAF published a shortlist of 11 athletes in both the male and female categories to vie for...

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...

KPL asks for government help to run league

KPL CEO Jack Oguda during a previous press briefing. Photo/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – The Kenyan Premier League (KPL) management has asked for the government’s help in running the league due to the exit of sponsors...

I’m staying put at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil says he will be staying at Arsenal until the conclusion of his contract in the summer of 2021. Ozil has only featured in two of Arsenal’s 11 games this season under head coach Unai Emery, and admits “watching from home” has made him “feel helpless”. But the attacking midfielder...

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...

The Standard – Kenya: Italian football giant AS Roma has launched a Swahili Twitter account | The Standard

Italian football giant, the 'As Roma' football club has launched a new Swahili Twitter account purposely to reach millions of people using the Swahili language. In launching the @ASRomaSwahili  account, Roma became the first major European football club to create an official social media profile specifically to communicate directly with Swahili fans...

Kenya gears up for Indonesia Davis Cup clash

Team Kenya Davis Cup Kevin Cheruiyot-Ibrahim Kibet-Petty AndandaCaptain in the middle Rosemary Owino Ryan Randiek-Ismail Changawa and Olivier Kigotho FROM L to RIGHT. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – Kenya...

Nairobi City Stars continue hot NSL streak

Nairobi City Stars held their advantage at the top of the National Super League (NSL) standings with 25 points after overcoming Nairobi Stima 2-1 at the Karuturi Grounds in Naivasha on Wednesday. The win allowed the Kawangware-based to open up an eight point gap at the summit of the 20-team...

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...

The Standard – Kenya: Former Harambee Stars goalkeeper Onyiso and boxer Abaka honoured | The Standard

Former Harambee Star goalkeeper Francis Onyiso. Francis Onyiso and Nick Abaka have been honoured for their achievement in sports. Onyiso is currently part of the Ulinzi Stars technical bench after hanging his gloves for both the club and Harambee Stars goalkeeper while Abaka is a renowned boxer with Kenya Defence...

Japanese officials surprised by plans to relocate 2020 marathon

The International Olympic Committee says it is considering moving the Tokyo 2020 marathon to Sapporo over fears that sweltering summer temperatures in the Japanese capital could affect athletes © AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU Tokyo, Japan, Oct 17...

American boxer Day dies following brutal knockout

American boxer Patrick Day died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during his fight on Saturday, where he was knocked out by Charles Conwell in the 10th round. Day, 27, had been in a coma for four days following his defeat and,...

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...

The Standard – Kenya: Brigid, Chepkoech shortlisted for IAAF awards | The Standard

Brigid Kosgei of Kenya races to the finish line during the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 13, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Quinn Harris/Getty Images/AFP Just two days after setting a new world record in Chicago, Brigid Kosgei was shortlisted for IAAF Female Athlete of the Year award. Kosgei, world 3000m...

Solskjaer ‘100 percent sure’ Man Utd have right structure

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is struggling to turn around Manchester United’s fortunes © AFP/File / Paul ELLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 17 – Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is “100 percent sure” that the club has the...

Liverpool head to United with widest gulf in years

Premier League leaders Liverpool head to Old Trafford on Sunday to face Manchester United and rarely have the odds been so in favour of an away win. Liverpool have won just five times at United in the Premier League era and the Red Devils have won the fixture 16 times,...

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...

Why more Kenyans are opting for road races

The last time Kenya won a gold medal at the Olympic 10,000 meters was in 1968 Mexico City Olympics, in Mexico, Naftali Temu being the last Kenyan to top the podium. And with the emergency of good paying road races around the world this trend is set to continue, despite...

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...

England women set for record crowd at Wembley

The England women’s team’s match against Germany at Wembley Stadium next month has sold out, the FA said on Wednesday, setting up the prospect of a record crowd for a women’s international in Britain. The friendly on November 9 at the 90,000-seat stadium is expected to beat the previous record...

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...
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Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has announced that vehicles plying the Likoni - Lunga Lunga Road in Mombasa have been diverted. In a statement, the...

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Deputy President William Ruto on Thursday, October 4, was speaking at a graduation ceremony where he ordered for the implementation of a curriculum change. While...

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Members of Parliament who support the Building Bridges Initiative, on Thursday, October 17, released a statement on the unprecedented death of the Punguza...

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Kisumu Union Primary School in Kisumu County, formally known as Komulo Primary School was where Raila Odinga and his brother Oburu Odinga received...

Kipchoge’s Neighbours Now Unimpressed With Him, Here’s Why

Speaking to KTN, on Wednesday, October 16, residents of Eldoret voiced their displeasure with the manner in which World Marathon Champion Eliud Kipchoge came...
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