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Kenya: Happiest Goat Alive - Kipchoge Hails Third Fastest Marathoner Kiptum

All Africa News - December 7, 2022 - 08:39
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge has saluted newly-crowned Valencia Marathon champion Kelvin Kiptum for setting the third fastest time in the men's marathon.
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Kenya: Titanic Battle Awaits in Ruiru as AK Select World Cross Country Team

All Africa News - December 7, 2022 - 08:19
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- All roads lead to Kenya Prisons Training College in Ruiru on Saturday as hundreds of athletes from around the country compete for the chance to make the team to next year's World Cross Country Championships in Bathurst, Australia.
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Kenya: History Maker! Kenya's Kiptum Runs Third Fastest Time at Valencia Marathon

All Africa News - December 5, 2022 - 06:51
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya's Kelvin Kiptum made history as the third fastest marathoner of all time when he clocked an amazing 2:01:53 to win the Valencia Marathon on Sunday morning.
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Kenya: Government in Talks With World Athletics to Avert Doping Ban - Ababu

All Africa News - November 25, 2022 - 05:30
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba says the government is in talks with World Athletics and the Athletics Integrity Unit to avert a possible blanket ban on the country over the sky-rocketing doping cases.
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Ghana: 28 Athletes Selected for Training Camp ... Ahead of Athletics Championships in 2023

All Africa News - November 23, 2022 - 10:39
[Ghanaian Times] A total of 28 athletes have gained selection into a national athletics team camp as Ghana Athletics (GA) prepares for major upcoming events in 2023.
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South Africa: Hundreds of Athletes Join National Special Olympics Summer Games

All Africa News - November 22, 2022 - 13:45
[GroundUp] Athletes selected at the national games will represent the country at the 2023 Special Olympics World Games in Germany
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Kenya: Kenyans Out to Use Great Ethiopia Run as a Springboard to Success

All Africa News - November 19, 2022 - 07:30
[Capital FM] Addis Ababa -- Tirunesh Dibaba, Selemon Barega and Yalemzerf Yehualaw are among many athletes who have become world beaters after winning the prestigious Great Ethiopian Run, that is what is inspiring Kenyans ahead of the 2022 event.
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Uganda: Uganda to Leverage on MTN Kampala Marathon to Market Tourism

All Africa News - November 17, 2022 - 08:39
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -- Uganda plans to leverage on the Kampala Marathon to market the East African nation as an ideal tourism destination.
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Kenya: Marathon Goat Kipchoge to Battle Steeplechase Champ Bakkali for 'Best Athlete' Award

All Africa News - November 16, 2022 - 05:22
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge has been nominated in the final five-man list for the male World Athlete of the Year award.
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Kenya: Game Over! Kenya's Kiprop Slapped With Hefty Five-Year Ban for Doping

All Africa News - November 14, 2022 - 08:01
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has slapped Kenyan runner Kenneth Kiprop Renju with a five-year ban for the use of the prohibited substance methasterone.
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Kenya: National 3×3 Team Dreaming of Paris After Cash Injection From NOCK

All Africa News - November 9, 2022 - 05:55
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The national women's 3×3 basketball team are optimistic of a debut appearance at the Paris Olympics in 2024 after an impressive outing at the Commonwealth Games in July.
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Uganda: 10 Key Facts You Should Know About the MTN Kampala Marathon

All Africa News - November 8, 2022 - 08:45
[Nile Post] After a two-year break following the Covid-19 pandemic, the MTN Kampala Marathon is back, with 25,000 people expected to grace the 2022 edition of the biggest sports and social event in Uganda.
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South Africa: Big Day for Ethiopians At Soweto Marathon

All Africa News - November 6, 2022 - 18:07
[Scrolla] Ethiopia claimed the day at the Soweto Marathon on Sunday, with both the first placed man and woman hailing from the East African country.
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Kenya: Kenya's Evans Chebet Runs Tactical Race to Clinch New York Marathon Title

All Africa News - November 6, 2022 - 16:57
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya's Evans Chebet clinched his second World Major title of 2022 after running a tactical race to win the New York Marathon on Sunday in 2:08:41.
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Kenya: Debutant Sharon Lokedi Blasts to New York Marathon Glory

All Africa News - November 6, 2022 - 16:55
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- In the absence of defending champion Peres Jepchirchir, debutant Sharon Lokedi ensured the honors remained with Kenya as she stormed to the New York Marathon victory in a time of 2:23:23.
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Kenya: Obiri Ready and Excited Ahead of Sunday Marathon Debut in New York

All Africa News - November 5, 2022 - 11:08
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Two-time World Champion Hellen Obiri will finally make her long awaited debut in the marathon on Sunday in New York, and the former 5,000 track icon says she is excited and jittery ahead of the major milestone.
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Nigeria: Pilot Sisters to Join 25,000 Other Runners At 2022 Lagos Women Run

All Africa News - November 4, 2022 - 06:51
[Premium Times] The Lagos Women Run, a 10km road race, is attracting many from different walks of life
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Kenya: Athletics Legend Wilson Kiprugut Passes Away

All Africa News - November 2, 2022 - 11:40
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenyan Athletics is mourning legendary athlete Wilson Kiprugut, the first Kenyan to win a medal at the Olympic Games, who passed away in Kericho last night at the age of 84.
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Kenya: Run Clean, Win Fair - Strict Measures to Ensure Integrity of Stanchart Marathon

All Africa News - October 26, 2022 - 07:06
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Organisers of this Sunday's StanChart Marathon have revealed they will enact measures to ensure only rightful and honest winners are rewarded at the annual road race.
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Kenya: "Be Your Biggest Cheerleader," Marathon Great Kipchoge Says After LG/SJAK Award

All Africa News - October 26, 2022 - 07:05
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge says his achievements thus far have been a product of his self-belief and determination in all he puts his mind to.
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