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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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Namibia: Winning Start for Mboma

All Africa News - August 5, 2022 - 09:38
[Namibian] CHRISTINE Mboma made a triumphant return to the track when she comfortably won her 200m heat at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham to qualify for tonight's semifinals.
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Kenya: Mutunga Bursts to 400m Silver in New Record Time At World U20 in Cali

All Africa News - August 5, 2022 - 07:43
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- In the absence of pre-race medal hopeful Sylvia Chelangat, Damaris Mutunga earned Kenya its sixth medal at the World Under-20 Championships in Cali, Colombia, storming to silver in the women's 400m.
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Kenya: Cherotich Blazes Down Field to Clinch World Under-20 Steeplechase Title in Cali

All Africa News - August 5, 2022 - 07:02
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Faith Cherotich upgraded her bronze medal from Nairobi last year to gold in Cali as she blazed down the field, leading from gun to tape to clinch the World Under-20 3,000m steeplechase title early Friday morning.
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Kenya: Bronze Medallist Wawira - Dreams of Breaking World Record Still Valid

All Africa News - August 5, 2022 - 06:39
[Capital FM] Birmingham -- Para-lifter Helen Wawira has recounted her prayer odyssey which culminated to Kenya's first medal outside athletics in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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Kenya: "This Gold Is for My Old Folks," World Under 20 Champ Cheruiyot Dedicates

All Africa News - August 5, 2022 - 06:39
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Newly-crowned World Under 20 1500m champion Reynold Cheruiyot dedicated his gold medal to his parents who were also runners but never made it big.
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Kenya: Kenya Steeplechasers Optimistic Ahead of World Under 20 Final

All Africa News - August 5, 2022 - 06:39
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- After securing their tickets to the men's 3000m steeplechase final at the World Under 20 Championship, Haron Kibet and Emmanuel Wafula feel they are on course to win the title.
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Kenya: Commonwealth Games - Kenyan Trio Storm Into 200m Semis

All Africa News - August 5, 2022 - 06:39
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya's dream of another sprint medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham remained afloat as the the trio of Mike Mokamba, Dan Kiviasi and Hesborn Ochieng progressed to Friday's semi-final of the 200m.
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Kenya: Cheptai Hints at Calling Time on Track to Concentrate on Road Race

All Africa News - August 5, 2022 - 06:39
[Capital FM] Birmingham -- Kenya's long distance runner Irene Cheptai hints she could call time on her track career to concentrate on marathon.
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Kenya: Commonwealth Games - Kipsang, Cheruiyot Secure 1500m Final Tickets

All Africa News - August 5, 2022 - 06:39
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Timothy Cheruiyot and Abel Kipsang have both qualified for Saturday afternoon's 1500m final at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham after they eased through the semi-final round on Thursday.
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Kenya: Sensational Cheruiyot Strikes Kenya's Second Gold in Cali, Kimaiyo Earns Bronze

All Africa News - August 4, 2022 - 10:20
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Reynold Cheruiyot lived up to the billing of comparisons with his namesake, 2019 World Champion Timothy Cheruiyot, as he sensationally put up a superb sprint to win Kenya's second gold in the men's 1500m at the World Under-20 Championships in Cali, Colombia, Thursday morning.
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Kenya: Commonwealth Games - Silver and Bronze for Kenya in the 10,000m Again

All Africa News - August 4, 2022 - 10:03
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Irene Cheptai and Sheila Chepkirui clinched silver and bronze in the women's 10,000m, as did the men on Tuesday evening, as Kenya took its medal count at the Commonwealth Games to six.
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Kenya: Like a Beast! - Omanyala Blazes Into 100m Final at the Commonwealth Games

All Africa News - August 4, 2022 - 10:03
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Africa's fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala blazed into his first ever global final, cruising to victory in his heat to book a date in the finale of the 100m at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom on Wednesday night.
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Kenya: Birmingham Medalists Simiu, Kandie Cite Fatigue During Men's 10,000m Final

All Africa News - August 4, 2022 - 09:01
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Newly crowned Commonwealth Games 10,000m silver and bronze medalists Daniel Simiu and Kibiwott Kandie believe they could have performed even better had they not been fatigued.
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Kenya: Omanyala Now Sets Sights on World Title After Historic Commonwealth Games Win

All Africa News - August 4, 2022 - 08:47
[Capital FM] Birmingham -- He likes making history! does he? Africa's fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala is now motivated to go one better and bag a world title next year.
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Kenya: Simbine Praises Omanyala for Scintillating Commonwealth Games Gold

All Africa News - August 4, 2022 - 08:15
[Capital FM] Birmingham -- After being humbled once again by Ferdinand Omanyala, South African sprint star Akani Simbine has heaped praise on the Kenyan, noting that he is in a class of his own.
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