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Kenya: Ferdi Time and Gold at Last - Omanyala is Commonwealth Games Champion

All Africa News - August 4, 2022 - 08:04
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Ferdinand Omanyala promised and he has delivered. The 26-year old has become the first ever Kenyan in 60 years to win the Commonwealth Games 100m title after blistering through the final on Wednesday night.
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Kenya: Omanyala Delivers Gold at Commonwealth Games

All Africa News - August 4, 2022 - 07:49
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Ferdinand Omanyala promised and he has delivered. The 26-year-old has become the first ever Kenyan in 60 years to win the Commonwealth Games 100m title after blistering through the final on Wednesday night.
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Cali22: Letsile Tebogo jogs 9.91 world U20 record on way to 100m gold

Live AthleticsAfrica - August 3, 2022 - 11:02
Botswana star Letsile Tebogo smashes his world U20 100m record, clocking 9.91 (0.8m/s) to retain his title, at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Cali, Colombia.
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Kiplimo maintains Uganda domination of 10,000m at Commonwealth Games

Live AthleticsAfrica - August 3, 2022 - 08:42
Jacob Kiplimo clinches the gold medal in the men's 10,000m at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, in a new Commonwealth Games record of 27:09.19, to maintain Uganda's domination of the event in the absence of world champion Joshua Cheptegei.
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Uganda: Gold - Kiplimo Steps Into Cheptegei's Shoes

All Africa News - August 3, 2022 - 08:38
[Independent (Kampala)] Jacob KIPLIMO 27:09.19
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Onyekwere hauls historic Discus gold for Nigeria at Commonwealth Games

Live AthleticsAfrica - August 3, 2022 - 07:36
The reigning African champion Chioma Onyekwere becomes the first Nigerian woman to win Commonwealth Games gold in the Discus Throw event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Tuesday.
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Kenya: Comfortable Moraa Sails to 800m Semis at Commonwealth Games

All Africa News - August 3, 2022 - 07:29
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- World Championships bronze medalist Mary Moraa has easily sailed into the semi-finals of the 800m at the Commonwealth Games after comfortably winning her heat, keeping a charge for a first ever global gold medal in sight.
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Kenya: Simbine is Least of My Worries, My Target is to Deliver Gold! - Omanyala

All Africa News - August 3, 2022 - 07:02
[Capital FM] Birmingham -- After reaching the semi-finals at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, fastest man in Africa Ferdinand Omanyala is already envisaging just how fast he can run to beat his 100m personal best and clinch gold.
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Kenya: Jepchirchir's Secret Weapon for Semis After Bright Start to World U20

All Africa News - August 3, 2022 - 06:57
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Fast-rising junior athlete Nelly Jepchirchir says she already has a secret card to play during the women's 800m semi-finals at the World Under 20 Championship in Cali, Colombia.
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Kenya: Cornelius Entered to Replace Wanyonyi in 800m, Kibiwot in 3000m Steeple

All Africa News - August 3, 2022 - 06:46
[Capital FM] Birmingham -- Kenya's men 800m and 3000m steeplechase teams have been boosted after the organisers of the Commonwealth Games accepted the entries of Cornelius Tuwei and Abraham Kibiwot.
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Kenya: Commonwealth Games - Silver and Bronze in 10,000m as Uganda's Kiplimo Wins Sprint Finish

All Africa News - August 3, 2022 - 06:23
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Daniel Simiu and Kibiwott Kandie clinched silver and bronze in the men's 10,000m taking Kenya's medal count at the Commonwealth Games to four, as Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo clinched the title.
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Kenya: Kenya Loses World Under-20 Championships 5,000m Title in Cali as Kibathi Falls on the Line

All Africa News - August 2, 2022 - 12:15
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya lost the men's 5,000m title at the World Under-20 Championships in Cali, Colombia after Samuel Kibathi fell a few metres to the line as he frantically leaned forward to try grab bronze while Nelson Mandela finished eighth.
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CALI22: Ethiopian Yihune takes World Athletics U20 Men’s 5000m Gold

Live AthleticsAfrica - August 2, 2022 - 11:57
Addisu Yihune of Ethiopia out-sprinted Merhawi Mebrahtu of Eritrea to claim the men’s 5000m title 14:03.05 to 14:03.33 at the World Athletics U20 Championships Cali22 on Monday.
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CALI22: Chelangat claims first Gold for Kenya in women’s 3000m

Live AthleticsAfrica - August 2, 2022 - 10:48
Team Kenya grabs the first gold medal of the World Athletics U20 Championships Cali22 after Betty Chelangat won the women’s 3000m final in 9:01.03 on Monday.
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Kenya: Kenyan Athletes Easily Progress Off Preliminary Rounds at World Under 20 Champs in Cali

All Africa News - August 2, 2022 - 06:52
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- All Kenyan athletes involved easily progressed off the preliminary rounds as the World Athletics Under-20 Championships gunned off in Cali, Colombia on Monday evening.
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Kenya: Githae Gutted By Muscle Pull Despite Bagging Bronze in Birmingham

All Africa News - August 1, 2022 - 10:57
[Capital FM] Birmingham -- Newly crowned Commonwealth Games marathon bronze medalist Michael Githae was left ruing a muscle pull as he had to settle for third place in the men's race on Saturday.
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Kenya: Commonwealth Games - Wangari Earns Kenya's Second Medal With Marathon Silver

All Africa News - August 1, 2022 - 10:57
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Margaret Wangari earned Kenya its second medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom, winning silver with a second-place finish in the women's marathon won by Australia's Jessica Stenson.
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Ethiopia: Athletics Federation President Pleads for Lifting of Blockade, Wants More Athletes From Tigray

All Africa News - August 1, 2022 - 08:05
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Legendary athlete Derartu Tullu, President of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation, has pleaded with the government to remove the blockade that disconnected Tigray-born gold medal winning athletes from reaching their parents. She has also told President Sahlework Zewde that she wanted to see more Tigrayan athletes to participate in athletics activities both in Addis Abeba and to be able to do so in Tigray regional state.
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