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Kenyan boxers punch off in Morocco

Gilbert Kiprotich in Rabat, Morocco Kenyan boxers Evelyn Akinyi and Edwin Okongo will be in action today as preliminary boxing matches punch off  at  the 12th edition of African Games at the Al Amal Indoor Sports Centre here in Rabat, Morocco. Akinyi who hails from Kisumu County will be...

Jebet, Obiri to lead World Championships team

World 10,000m bronze medallist Agnes Jebet and World 5,000m Hellen Obiri will fly the country's flag in 10,000m at the World Championships planned from September 28 to October 6 in Doha, Qatar.The last 200m was a battle of the two World Cross Country champions as Jebet edged...

The Standard – Kenya: Mozzart Bet unveils Daily Jackpot winner, gifts AFCON challenge participants | The Standard

Joel Anjichi Buchichi (middle) displays his Sh10 million dummy cheque alongside Mozzart Bet communications official Frank Okoth Joel Anjichi Buchichi is the winner of the latest Sh10 million Mozzart Daily Jackpot. On Friday, August 16, the 36-year-old was unveiled to the public at the Mozzart Offices, Ronald Ngala Street...

Tirop tops, Obiri seals double as Wanjiru closes 10,000m Worlds team

The 2017 world bronze medallist Agnes  Tirop clocked  31:25.00 to beat a determined Hellen Obiri in 10,000m race, booking the first ticket to the Doha World  Championships set for September this year. Obiri, who is the reigning  World  Champion in the 5,000m, crossed  the line at 31:25.38 ahead of...

The Standard – Kenya: Kamusinga, Dagoretti win hockey and basketball matches | The Standard

Friends School Kamusinga’s Emmanuel Komei in past action. Former East Africa boys’ hockey champions Friends School Kamusinga yesterday made their intentions to reclaim their title known with an emphatic 5-0 over hosts Juhudi at St Constantine grounds. The Kenyan lads were no match for their Tanzanian opponents and four minutes...

Chelsea defender set to join Roma

Chelsea right-back Davide Zappacosta is set to join Roma on a season-long loan. The 27-year-old Italy international arrived in Rome on Tuesday to complete the deal. Zappacosta joined Chelsea from Torino on a four-year deal for £23m in 2017. But after 22 appearances in the Premier League in his...

Beckham proposed Mimai stadium terminated

The proposed stadium site for David Beckham’s Inter Miami franchise in the MLS has arsenic contamination levels more than twice the legal limit, says an environmental report. Melreese golf course has been closed until further notice by Miami’s city council after the findings. Plans are in place to build...

Maguire slams ‘pathetic’ Pogba trolls

Marcus Rashford and Harry Maguire have condemned the racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba on social media after Manchester United’s draw with Wolves. Pogba was targeted after failing to score a penalty in the 1-1 draw at Molineux on Monday. Rashford, who had a seemingly amicable debate with Pogba...

Mwendwa drums up support for Harambee Stars coaches

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president Nick Mwendwa has urged the government and the private sector to support coach Francis Kimanzi with a view to realising the dream of taking Harambee Stars to the Fifa World Cup for the first time in 2022.Speaking on Tuesday in Nairobi during...

Stakeholders call for better sports facilities

Sports stakeholders on Monday urged the government to improve sports facilities in the country, saying the current state of stadiums is affecting the growth and development of football.Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) president Chris Mbaisi said it was heartbreaking to see players and clubs endure financial...

Gor’s opponents Aigle Noir set for arrival

Burundi champions Aigle Noir are expected in the country Wednesday afternoon ahead of the second leg match of 2019 Caf Champions League preliminaries against Gor Mahia on Sunday.Gor Mahia CEO Lordvick Aduda Tuesday confirmed that their opponents will arrive on Wednesday, adding that preparations for the match...

Kakamega sets the pace with Sh450m Bukhungu Stadium

Bukhungu Stadium has changed the face of Kakamega, thanks to Sh450 million investment by Kakamega County Government.Interestingly, the land on which Bukhungu Stadium sits was once an arena enclosed by iron sheets and hosted bull fighting episodes.In 1987, Bukhungu Stadium came to the limelight when it...

Obiri, Kamworor lead chase for World Championships ticket

A battle of titans is in the offing on Wednesday when Athletics Kenya selects it men and women’s 10,000m teams for the World Championships slated for September 28 to October 6 in Doha, Qatar.The women and men’s finals that will get underway at 8.30am and 9.10am respectively,...

Mixed results for Kenya in bowling championship

Kenyan men and women’s teams registered missed results against South Africa and Namibia as the Africa States Bowls Championships got underway at Nairobi Club and Karen Country Club on Tuesday.The men’s got off to a good start in the morning, beating South Africa 20-13 in pairs but...

Salah’s new stand on Afcon scandal divides Egyptians

Egypt and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has reignited heated views about a sexual harassment scandal involving his national team-mate Amr Warda in a CNN interview which aired Monday.After Salah sent controversial tweets that demanded the disgraced Warda be given a "second chance" during this year's Africa Cup...

Maguire throws weight behind Pogba after racist abuse

Manchester United defender Harry Maguire called on social media giants Twitter and Instagram to be more pro-active to stop "pathetic trolls" after teammate Paul Pogba became the latest player to suffer racist abuse online.Pogba was targeted after his penalty was saved in United's 1-1 draw at Wolves...

The Standard – Kenya: African Games: Make us proud in Morocco, President Kenyatta urges athletes | The Standard

President Uhuru Kenyatta hands over the national flag to the Kenyan team to the African Games in Morocco, led by team captain Julius Yego (right) at State House, Nairobi, on Monday. President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked the Kenyan team to the African Games to make the country proud through...

Kaya Tiwi, Laiser Hill book semi-final slots

Kenyan basketball sides Kaya Tiwi Secondary School and Laiser Hill Academy Tuesday made it to the semi-finals of this year's East Africa Secondary Schools Games.Kaya Tiwi secured a 76-45 victory over Nabisunsa Secondary School from Uganda at the St Constantine's International School grounds, while seven-time champions Laiser...

The Standard – Kenya: Rashford: This is what I told Pogba before he wasted the opportunity to win game for Man United | The...

Paul Pogba of Manchester United Marcus Rashford had no issue with Paul Pogba taking Man Utd's penalty against Wolves , despite the Frenchman's eventual miss. Pogba saw his spot kick saved by Wolves stopper Rui Patricio as United played out a 1-1 draw at Molyneux. It was the second penalty awarded to...

Emerging Stars share the spoils with Burundi in Cecafa tourney

Kenya’s U-15 football team was held to a 1-1 draw by Burundi on Tuesday, in their third Group A match of the ongoing CECAFA Championships in Eritrea. Gil Harel had given the Junior Stars a 1-0 advantage in the first half but a second-half strike by Florien Inyeyiteka ensured...

St Anthony’s, Itigo close in on semis

Kenya's football representatives St Anthony's Boys Secondary School and Itigo Girls High School Tuesday kept alive their hopes of reaching the knockout stages on day five of the East Africa Secondary Schools Games.Kenyan champions St Anthony's bounced back from Monday's 1-0 loss to defending champions Buddo Secondary...

Kenyan teams post mixed results at AST bowling tourney

Kenya’s ladies team bounced back to edge Zambia 17-14 yesterday’s afternoon session of 2019 Africa State Tournament at Nairobi Club after a disastrous start in the morning session where South Africa whipped them 21-10 in the four categories. Led by Sussan Wambugu, second Celestine Masila, Christine Mbae and captain...

Can Thunder maintain top spot?

The battle for top spot in this year’s men’s basketball Premier League regular season took a new twist after Thunder rose to the summit at the weekend.Last Saturday, Thunder laboured to a 56-48 win over Strathmore University Blades in a nervy return leg match at Nyayo Gymnasium....

The Standard – Kenya: Gor Mahia, Bandari take positives ahead of crunch CAF competitions | The Standard

William Wadri (left) of Bandari challenges Gor Mahia's Kenneth Muguna during their Kenyan Premier League Super Cup match at Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos on Sunday. Sunday’s KPL Super Cup match in Machakos presented a perfect opportunity for Gor Mahia and Bandari to gauge themselves ahead of their crunch return...

Kenya, Burundi draw in CECAFA U15

The draw consequently sees Burundi level on points with Kenya, having also won their two opening matches of the championships NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – The Kenya football Under-15 team settled for a 1-1 draw...

Kenya bags its first medal at African Games

Gilbert Kiprotich in Rabat,Morocco Kenya bagged her first medal at the ongoing 12th edition of African Games in Rabat, Morocco on Tuesday settling for silver after losing 2-0 to Egypt in the women’s beach volleyball. The Kenyan queens fell 21-13, 21-15 but will have Gaudencia Makokha and Naomi Too...

Expanded Safari Tour to start at Nyali

The Kenya Open Golf Limited (KOGL) Tuesday released dates for the 2019/20 Safari Tour Golf Series. The revamped series will now include 12 events across four East African countries; with seven events being held in Kenya, three in Uganda and one each in Rwanda and Tanzania.Commenting on...

The Standard – Kenya: Mwamba close gap on KCB in Sevens race | The Standard

Mwamba RFC's Collins Injera during a past Kenya Cup action. (Photo: Courtesy) The four-time Circuit champions cut the bankers lead to three points ahead of the penultimate leg, Christie Sevens slated for next weekend. With two legs to go, battle for this year’s national Sevens Circuit title is evenly poised...

Uganda U19 cricket team to defend title

Uganda National Under-19 cricket team to defend title NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – The Uganda national under-19 cricket team return to Nairobi this week to defend their title in the 2019 edition of The Hayer...

Soaring St Anthony inch closer to East Africa glory

  Stanley Mativo in Arusha Powerhouse St. Anthony’s Kitale underlined their East Africa Schools Games title credentials in football and hockey at the ongoing regional inter-schools championship here in Arusha, Tanzania after cruising to quarter and semi-finals respectively on Tuesday. In football, the one-time East Africa champions and multiple...
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