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Kenya: Omanyala Worried as Visa Delays His Departure to Oregon, Two Days to Race Day

All Africa News - July 13, 2022 - 09:38
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- African record holder Ferdinand Omanyala is a worried man as he is yet to receive his visa to the United States, two days before he takes to the track for his first race at the World Athletics Championship in Oregon.
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Africa: Olympic Legend Mo Farah Reveals He Was Trafficked to UK as Child

All Africa News - July 12, 2022 - 15:20
[allAfrica] Harare -- Sir Mo Farah has told the BBC that he was abducted from war-torn Somalia to the UK as a child, and forced to work as a servant. Farah spoke to BBC TV in the documentary The Real Mo Farah, which will be aired on July 13.
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Olympic great Mo Farah reveals he was trafficked to UK, forced to be child servant

News 24 - July 12, 2022 - 10:38
Olympic great Mo Farah was illegally trafficked to Britain at the age of nine from Djibouti and forced to work as a child servant, he has revealed, saying his real name is Hussein Abdi Kahin.
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Kenya: "Here I Come," Excited Kipchoge Says Ahead of Berlin Marathon

All Africa News - July 11, 2022 - 13:11
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge is excited and raring to go for a fourth Berlin Marathon crown after he was named as one of the stellar names in the men's 42km.
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Semenya set to end 5-year world championship absence in Eugene

News 24 - July 10, 2022 - 09:37
South Africa's double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya looks set to make her first appearance at a World Championships in five years.
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Kenya: Confirmed - Eliud Kipchoge Set to Compete At the 2022 Berlin Marathon

All Africa News - July 8, 2022 - 14:01
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has been confirmed for the 2022 Berlin Marathon, going back to the course in which he broke the World Record in 2018, clocking a time that Only Kenenisa Bekele has come close to matching.
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Eliud Kipchoge returns to Berlin Marathon in September 2022

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 8, 2022 - 00:09
Kenyan superstar Eliud Kipchoge will return to the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on 25 September 2022,  four years after his spectacular world record there.
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Kenya: Calm Down, I Will Bring Back the Respect, Says Conseslus Kipruto

All Africa News - July 7, 2022 - 15:04
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Conseslus Kipruto has told Kenyans to calm down and that he will be at hand to restore Kenya's respect in the steeplechase at the World Championships and Commonwealth Games this month.
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Kenya: Omanyala Among Seven Athletes Awarded Anoca Scholarships

All Africa News - July 7, 2022 - 14:44
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- African 100m champion Ferdinand Omanyala is one of the seven athletes awarded scholarships on Thursday morning by the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K).
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Nigeria: World Championships - AFN Names Amusan, Brume, 20 Others for Action in Oregon

All Africa News - July 6, 2022 - 09:08
[Premium Times] Team Nigeria will hope for more medals in Oregon compared to the solitary bronze they won in Doha three years ago
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Nigeria: AFN Picks Brume, Amusan, 20 Others for World Athletics Championships

All Africa News - July 6, 2022 - 07:58
[Daily Trust] The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has picked long jumper Ese Brume, sprint hurdler Tobi Amusan and 20 other athletes for the World Athletics Championships which starts July 15 in Eugene, Oregon, USA
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Kenya: "My Kids No Longer Sleeping Hungry," Para Athlete Sile Marvels at Change of Fortunes

All Africa News - July 6, 2022 - 06:34
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Para athlete Nelly Sile says the residential training camp at Kasarani stadium has not only benefited her but also her family thanks to the allowances she receives.
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Kenya: Kosgei, Jepkosgei Headline Stellar Women's Cast at London Marathon

All Africa News - July 6, 2022 - 06:34
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- World marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei and defending champion Joycelline Jepkosgei lead an elite women's startlist that will clash at this year's London Marathon on October 2.
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World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Yangzhou 22 cancelled

Live AthleticsAfrica - July 5, 2022 - 10:58
World Athletics Council reluctantly decided to cancel the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Yangzhou 22 in November 2022, as a consequence of the pandemic.
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Kenya: The Next Eldoret Express? Youngster Jepchirchir Keen to Rule the Two-Lap Race in Cali World Juniors

All Africa News - July 5, 2022 - 08:59
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- After she was named in the Kenyan team to the World Under 20 Championship, junior athlete Nelly Jepchirchir says her ultimate objective is to become the new Janeth Jepkosgei - famously known as Eldoret Express.
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Kenya: Quest for Gold in Cali Causing Sleepless Nights for Bronze Medalist Cherotich

All Africa News - July 5, 2022 - 06:33
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- World Under 20 3000m steeplechase bronze medalist Faith Cherotich says a gold medal at next month's World Under 20 Championship is the bare minimum for her.
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Zimbabwe: Chinyoka Triumphs At Econet Victoria Falls Marathon

All Africa News - July 4, 2022 - 09:13
[The Herald] ZIMBABWE Prisons and Correctional Services' Jonathan Chinyoka and Patience Murove won the 42km race in the male and female categories respectively, as Zimbabwean athletes dominated the 2022 Econet Victoria Falls Marathon yesterday.
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South African team for World Athletic Champs named by ASA

News 24 - July 4, 2022 - 08:42
A 40-member team will represent South Africa at the World Athletics Championship between 15 and 24 July in Eugene, Oregon.
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Kenya: Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Announces the Launch of the 2022 Nairobi Marathon

All Africa News - July 4, 2022 - 07:22
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Standard Chartered Saturday launched the 19th edition of the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon with the physical run slated for 30th October 2022.
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Kenya: West Pokot's Temoi Thirsty for Ethiopian Blood at World Under 20 Champs

All Africa News - July 4, 2022 - 07:22
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- After earning the right to represent Kenya at August's World Under 20 Championships in Cali, Colombia, West Pokot's Michael Temoi says he is yearning to face off against the Ethiopians at the global scene.
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