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USA advance with Sweden win, Cameroon snatch dramatic last 16 spot

Horan stabbed the Americans in front early on © AFP / DAMIEN MEYER Le Havre, France, Jun 20 – The United States made it a perfect three wins out of three at the Women’s World...

Murunga keen on taking up Mean Machine assignment

Coach Paul Murunga conducts a training session at the University of Nairobi grounds on Wednesday. Photo/ALEX NJUE Kenya Sevens tactician Paul Murunga is in line for appointment as the new University of Nairobi (UoN) Mean Machine head coach following his exit...

Accuracy key on World Cup wickets, says India paceman Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah says India's pacemen are focusing on accuracy as they plot how to contain their World Cup opponents on unhelpful English wickets.Bumrah, the world's top-ranked bowler in one-day internationals, has claimed five wickets in his three outings, with heavyweights India unbeaten in the 10-team table.The 25-year-old,...

The Standard – Kenya: Chapa Dimba: Rising stars set to sparkle as Kenya’s football future blossoms | The Standard

Kiambu based Euronuts football team celebrates after being crowned winners during the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Central Finals held at Thika Stadium Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom has frankly given Kenyan youth an exemplary platform to showcase their talents and grow their skills for a better future. Being a national...

Kenya ready for the World Cup, says Odinga

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga chats with Harambee Stars skipper Victor Wanyama and head coach Sebastien Migne accompanied by Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa when he visited the team at their hotel in Cairo on June...

Lionesses ready to maul Lady Cranes in Elgon Cup

Kenya Lionesses’ Sinaida Aura tussles for the ball with a Ugandan opponent during a past match. Photo/FILE Kenya Lionesses have made winning the Elgon Cup a priority even as they use tomorrow’s match against Uganda Lady Cranes as a build-up for...

No major upsets as Imali, Manang’oi, Korir star

World under-20 1500m champion George Manang’oi won his heat to easily sail through to the final of the men’s 1500m as no major upsets were recorded on the first day of the African Games Athletics trials at Kasarani on Thursday.National 400m champion Emmanuel Korir, who specialises in...

The Standard – Kenya: Underrated striker Duvan Zapata sends Colombia into Copa America quarter-finals | The Standard

Colombia's Duvan Zapata celebrates after scoring against Qatar during their Copa America football tournament group match at the Cicero Pompeu de Toledo Stadium, also known as Morumbi, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 19, 2019. Duvan Zapata scored for the second match running to send Colombia into the Copa America quarter-finals...

Trump says he’ll consider inviting Raptors to White House

US President Donald Trump said he is considering inviting the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House © AFP / MANDEL NGAN WASHINGTON, United States, Jun 20 – US President Donald Trump said Thursday...

Zakayo, Korir storm to African Games Trials finals

World Under 20 5,000m champion Edward Zakayo and African 800m silver medalist Emmanuel Korir stormed to the finals of the 5000m and 800m respectively in the African Games trials that kicked off today at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani. Zakayo who is fresh from victory at the Rabat...

We are title favourites, says Egypt coach before Africa Cup opener

Cairo, Thursday @PeopleSports11 Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt are confident of defeating Zimbabwe Friday in the opening match of a tournament expanded to 24 teams and staged in mid-year for the first time. Egypt lie 51 places higher on the world rankings ahead of the Group A clash,...

Sarri: Juventus is the crowning moment of my career

Former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says joining Serie A champions Juventus is the "crowning moment" of his 29-year coaching career.The Italian, 60, joined Chelsea from Napoli in 2018, but left the club last week to return to Italy after just one season in charge.Speaking at his first...

Dramatic late goal takes Cameroon to women’s World Cup last 16

Cameroon players celebrate after Ajara Nchout’s last-gasp goal saw them beat New Zealand to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Thursday © AFP / Pascal GUYOT PARIS, France, Jun 20...

Stima vow to come back stronger after KPL miss

Nairobi Stima head coach George Awoko has told his charges to chin up and regroup for a fresh start after falling just short of gaining promotion to the Kenyan Premier League (KPL). Stima lost 3-2 on aggregate to Posta Rangers in the promotion playoff after the second leg played...

Top amateurs eye points in Coronation Trophy

The hunt for points towards the Kenya Amateur Golf Championship (KAGC) and the World Ranking Points, returns to the greater Rift Valley region at Nakuru Golf Club where the hilly par-73 course hosts the 2019 edition of the Coronation Trophy golf tournament.The 54-hole event which marks its...

Kenya dominant in Beach Volleyball in Cape Verde

Kenya takes dominance in Beach Volleyball in Cape Verde SAL, Cape Verde, June 20 – The Kenya’s Beach Volleyball pair of Gaudencia Makokha and Naomie Too...

GSU out to extend KVF supremacy in Voi

The battle for a top-four finish in the Kenya Volleyball Federation league is expected to heat up this weekend with all roads heading to Taita Taveta for the fourth leg to be held in Moi Stadium- Voi from Friday. Men league defending champions General Service Unit (GSU) will be...

Nairobi giants seek tickets to national games

Holders Dagoretti High School will be wary of any upsets as the Nairobi Region Term Two Games get underway Friday at various venues across the city. Dagoretti will be defending their boys’ under 20 football title and also look to wrestle the under-16 football title from champions...

Saints fight back to hold EA queens Kwale

Kwale Girls, the 2018 East and central Africa football champions had a slow start in their quest to defend their coast region supremacy as they were held 1-1 by arch rivals St John’s Kaloneni. The Mukasa Amboko coached side opened the scoring from the spot after what looked to...

Shimba Hills begin title defence on a high

Champions Shimba Hills Secondary School hammered Mariakani Secondary School 5-2 in the opening group B match to make clear their intentions of retaining their boys' Under-20 football title as the Coast Region Term Two Games started at Malindi High School Thursday.This happened as girls' under 20 football...

The Standard – Kenya: View Harambee Stars’ 2019 AFCON matches [PLUS KICKOFF TIME] | The Standard

President Uhuru Kenyatta signs a ball during the presentation of the National flag to Harambee Stars football team ahead of AFCON at State House, Nairobi. Looking on are Nick Mwendwa, President of the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) and coach Sebastien Migne. Kenyan football team Harambee Stars will earn Sh459...

Raila visits Stars in Cairo ahead of AFCON kickoff

African Union envoy Raila Odinga paid a courtesy call to the Harambee Stars in Cairo where he threw his weight behind the national team ahead of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) kickoff. Mr Odinga arrived in the Egyptian capital on Thursday and is will watch the AFCON openers...

Rivals Kisumu Day, Barding share spoils

Favourites Nyakach Girls stamped their authority in the competition.

The Standard – Kenya: Arsenal fans slam club owner Kroenke as transfer window activity intensifies | The Standard

Stan Kroenke before an NFL football game in 2017 Remember the ‘Wenger Out’ chants and banners at the Emirates during the 2017-18 Premier League campaign? Judgement time at the Emirates had come and it was time for Arsene Wenger, the father-figure at the club for 22 years to leave. Fans...

Juventus ‘crowning moment’ of Sarri’s career

Naked ambition: Maurizio Sarri returns to Italy after one season with Chelsea © AFP / Ben STANSALL TURIN, Italy, Jun 20 – Maurizio Sarri said his appointment as Juventus coach was “the crowning” moment of...

Max sides with Vettel over controversial penalty

Max Verstappen believes Sebastian Vettel didn’t deserve his race-losing penalty in Canada and says that F1 should “throw the rulebook away” when it comes to wheel-to-wheel racing. Verstappen, the out-spoken and competitive Red Bull star, has been a staunch advocate of more lenient decisions to improve on-track battles throughout...

Will VAR be used at Afcon?

VAR, the video review system that sparked chaotic scenes in the African Champions League final last month, will be introduced from the quarter-final stage at the Cup of Nations in Egypt, Caf president Ahmad Ahmad said Thursday."It's a measure of prudence. When you see the various countries...

Semenya to race 800m for first time since gender ban

Caster Semenya’s last race over 800m was in Doha in early May © AFP/File / Karim JAAFAR PARIS, France, Jun 20 – Caster Semenya will race...

Kenya in cruise control in women beach volleyball

Mike Okinyi in Sal, Cape Verde Team Kenya’s Gaudencia Makokha and Naomie Too have earned the favorites tag after cruising to their second straight sets win in as many matches at the Africa Beach Games in Sal, Cape Verde Islands. Guinea Bissau’s Aissatu Tuncara and Dalia Mutar struggled to...

Fifa Sec Gen to spearhead African football reforms

Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura has been appointed general delegate for Africa for six months starting August 1 as part of ongoing reforms within African football's governing body.The Confederation of African Football (Caf) and its president Ahmad Ahmad have been in the spotlight after recent governance issues,...
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Manhunt Launched for Govt Officials Who Grabbed KBC Land

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USA advance with Sweden win, Cameroon snatch dramatic last 16 spot

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DPP wants Waititu case expedited : The Standard

DPP office on Wednesday told a Kiambu court that it erred in giving anticipatory bail to Governor Ferdinand Waititu.

Murunga keen on taking up Mean Machine assignment

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Kenya takes the lion’s share of Sh143 billion private equity deals in EA region

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Chinese clinic among 30 shut in ongoing crackdown on herbal clinics

Kenya's drug regulatory authority Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has shut at least 30 herbal clinics and arrested 29 people in the ongoing crackdown...

South Sudan lawmakers quit budget presentation over unpaid public salaries

South Sudanese lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation by the finance minister on Thursday, with one citing frustrations over non-payment of salaries...

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