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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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Kenya: Here Is the List of Roads to Be Closed for This Sunday's Nairobi Stanchart Marathon

All Africa News - October 26, 2022 - 06:28
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Organizers have announced roads that will be closed for this Sunday's Nairobi StanChart Marathon, which will be flagged off at the Uhuru Gardens.
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Kenya: Ababu's Lament Over Rampant Doping Cases Involving Kenya

All Africa News - October 24, 2022 - 18:01
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Ministry of Youth Affairs, Sports and the Arts Cabinet Secretary nominee Ababu Namwamba has warned that the recent, rampant cases of doping involving Kenyan athletes risks soiling the country's reputation as an athletics powerhouse.
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Kenya: Levy Kibet, Lucy Mawia Secure Kenyan Double in Bydgoszcz Cross Country

All Africa News - October 24, 2022 - 17:52
[Capital FM] Bydgoszcz -- Lucy Mawia and teenager Levy Kibet secured a Kenyan double at the Cross Country Bydgoszcz na Start, producing convincing victories at the World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold event at the city's Myslecinek Park on Sunday.
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Kenya: Kenya's Kibiwott Kandie Reclaims Valencia Half Marathon Title

All Africa News - October 23, 2022 - 12:38
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya's Kibiwott Kandie reclaimed the Valencia Half Marathon title on Sunday, as he clinched the title with an imperious run, clocking 58.09.
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Tanzania: Stage Set for Serengeti Safari Marathon

All Africa News - October 21, 2022 - 09:44
[Daily News] Arusha -- Preparations for the fifth edition of the Serengeti Safari Marathon are in top gear with organizers of the East Africa's biggest annual event working round-the-clock, less than a month to go.
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Kenya: Another Day, Another Kenyan Slapped With a Three-Year Doping Ban

All Africa News - October 21, 2022 - 09:31
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- In under two weeks, another Kenyan athlete has been slapped with a ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), with two-time Rotterdam Marathon winner Marius Kipserem slapped with a three-year ban for EPO.
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Kenya: Two More Kenyan Athletes Nabbed In Anti-Doping Web as AK Vow Stern Action

All Africa News - October 19, 2022 - 09:21
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Two more Kenyan athletes have been handed provisional suspensions by the Athletics Integrity Unite after their samples returned positive tests for banned substances.
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Kenya: Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon Extends Registration Date And Maintains Lower Capped Fee

All Africa News - October 18, 2022 - 07:17
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon organizing committee has announced it will maintain the registration fee at Sh2,000 during the entire registration period.
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Kenya: Kilifi County To Host 2022 Africa Triathlon Championships

All Africa News - October 18, 2022 - 07:17
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kilifi County will host the 2022 Africa Triathlon Championships slated for November 27, with the National Olympic Committee, committing Sh927,000 in sponsorship towards the event.
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Uganda: MTN Kampala Marathon Returns This November

All Africa News - October 17, 2022 - 13:48
[Observer] The MTN Kampala Marathon is back after a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 lockdown. The 17th annual edition will take place on November 20, 2022, according to new MTN CEO Sylvia Mulinge.
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Kenya: Goat Kipchoge Headlines World Male Athlete of the Year Initial List

All Africa News - October 17, 2022 - 09:31
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- World record holder Eliud Kipchoge headlines the initial list of 10 athletes released by World Athletics for the 2022 Male Athlete of the Year Award, which will be dished in December.
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