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Kenya: I Should Have Done Better - Cherop 'Disappointed' With Bronze Medal At World Under 20 in Colombia

All Africa News - August 15, 2022 - 06:15
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Despite clinching bronze in the women's 3000m at last week's World Under 20 Championship, Nancy Cherop believes she was more destined for gold.
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Nigeria: How Female Athletes Are Driving Nigeria to Global Successes

All Africa News - August 13, 2022 - 10:37
[Daily Trust] Millions of Nigerian sports enthusiasts are presently in a joyous mood following the historic outing of Team Nigeria at the just concluded 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
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Kenya: Super Hellen Obiri Obiri Set to Make Marathon Debut in New York

All Africa News - August 11, 2022 - 14:21
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Double world 5,000m champion Hellen Obiri will make her long awaited debut in the marathon in New York on November 6, as she fully fledges herself into road running after decades of dominance on the track.
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Liberia: Lonestar Cell MTN, Official GSM Sponsor of the Liberia Marathon

All Africa News - August 11, 2022 - 09:59
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Kenya: Determined Faith Kipyegon Comes 0.3secs Close to Breaking World Record

All Africa News - August 11, 2022 - 06:51
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Double Olympic and World Champion Faith Kipyegon came inches close to breaking the 1500m World Record as she ran the second fastest of all time, clocking 3:50.37, a new National Record, Personal Best and World Leading time at the Monaco Diamond League on Wednesday night.
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Angola: Head of State Proud of Angolan Athletes´ Commitment

All Africa News - August 10, 2022 - 09:12
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic, João Lourenço on Monday manifested his contentment with the 67 medals won at the African Jiu-Jitsu, Judo and Fighting championships.
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Nigeria: Opobo Marathon - Daminabo Redeems Pledge to 2022 Winners

All Africa News - August 9, 2022 - 10:13
[This Day] The winners of the 2022 edition of Opobo Marathon were last Friday presented with their winning prizes by the CEO of Dynasty Perfumes and Cosmetics Limited, Hon. Daminabo Alali Daniel.
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Namibia: Mboma Wins Fourth Bronze Medal for Namibia

All Africa News - August 8, 2022 - 10:10
[Namibian] CHRISTINE Mboma won Namibia's fourth bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Saturday night, while cyclist Vera Looser narrowly missed out on a fifth after coming fourth in the women's road race yesterday.
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Liberia: Liberia Gears Up for 2022 Marathon

All Africa News - August 8, 2022 - 09:32
[New Dawn] The stage is set for the 2022 Liberia Marathon, which is the 5th edition in the West African country, the Liberia Marathon Trust announces.
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Kenya: Sublime Kinyamal Now Targets 800m Commonwealth Hat-Trick

All Africa News - August 8, 2022 - 07:17
[Capital FM] Birmingham -- At the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Wyclife Kinyamal beat the then defending champion Nijel Amos to rack up his first major gold medal.
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Kenya: I Am Ready to Fill Obiri's Shoes, Says Chebet After Commonwealth Games Gold

All Africa News - August 8, 2022 - 07:16
[Capital FM] Birmingham -- In this sport, however small or big the championship might be, you can't just succeed with a magic wand!
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Kenya: Javelin Star Yego Motivated to End Colourful Career on a High

All Africa News - August 8, 2022 - 07:15
[Capital FM] Birmingham -- Kenyan Javelin legend Julius Yego says he is fully confident of ending his career with medals ahead of the next year's World Championships and 2024 Paris Olympics.
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Uganda: Double Gold - Kiplimo Is the New Cheptegei!

All Africa News - August 7, 2022 - 09:40
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Uganda: Kiplimo Wins Another Gold Medal for Uganda At Commonwealth Games

All Africa News - August 7, 2022 - 09:15
[Nile Post] Long distance runner, Jacob Kiplimo did it again on Saturday when he won yet another gold medal for Uganda in the 5000m race at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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Kenya: Ngii Ready to Stretch Her Racewalk Limits Further in Hot Weather

All Africa News - August 7, 2022 - 09:04
[Capital FM] Birmingham, United Kingdom -- Emily Wamusyi Ngii is at pains to change tact in a bid to make her presence felt more in her racewalk specialty.
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Kenya: Commonwealth Games - Kimeli, Krop Clinch Silver and Bronze in 5,000M As Uganda's Kiplimo Wins Again

All Africa News - August 7, 2022 - 08:49
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Nicholas Kimeli clinched silver while Jacob Krop earned bronze as Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo beat Kenyan opposition again, clinching the Commonwealth Games 5,000m title in Birmingham on Saturday night.
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Kenya: Fantastic Moraa Downs World Silver Medalist Hodgkinson to Clinch Commonwealth Title

All Africa News - August 7, 2022 - 08:47
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- With a cheeky dance to top it up, Mary Moraa blazed past World silver medalist and home girl Keeley Hodgkinson at the final 50m to storm into the Commonwealth Games title in Birmingham on Saturday night.
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Kenya: Chepkoech Keen to Broaden Her Horizons After 3000m Steeple Gold

All Africa News - August 6, 2022 - 09:32
[Capital FM] Birmingham, United Kingdom -- There is an old adage in athletics that success comes and goes in cycles!
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Kenya: Jackline Chepkoech Strikes Steeple Gold In Record Time at Commonwealth Games

All Africa News - August 6, 2022 - 09:31
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Jackline Chepkoech tore the field apart as she clinched Kenya's second gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, clocking a new Games Record time of 9:15.68 to clinch the women's steeplechase title on Friday night.
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Africa: Athletics - Kenyans Are Running for Other Countries, but That's Not Why Medals Are Fewer

All Africa News - August 6, 2022 - 08:36
[The Conversation Africa] The 2022 World Athletics Championships ended in relative disappointment for Kenya, which continued its decline in the overall medal standings. Since the 2005 championships in Helsinki, when Kenya ranked ninth with only seven medals, the team has been exceptionally consistent. It has ranked in the top three in all subsequent competitions.
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