Kenya's fastest man, Ferdinand Omanyala has added to what was a sensational year as he bagged the 2021 Sportsman of the year. In the SOYA awards hosted in Bukhungu stadium in Kakamega county, Omanyala beat Marathon champion, Eliud Kipchoge and Emmanuel Korir who won the gold medal in the Olympics.
Today Kericho Governor Paul Kiprono Chepkwony played host to 2020 Tokyo Olympic 800m silver medalist, Mr.Ferguson Rotich. The Governor further appointed the Olympic medalist as the Goodwill Ambassador for the fight against Drugs and Substance abuse in Kericho County. This appointment is in recognition of the vital role played by sports and sports personalities in transforming the lives of many young people in society.
Wanda Diamond League 2021 is a series of outdoor tracks and athletics organised by World Athletics annually. The 2021 event saw a slight increase back to 32 Diamond field meetings from the 24 originally planned for the 2020 Diamond League. The final took place over two days on 8th & 9th September in Weltklasse Zürich.
Image Courtesy: President Uhuru Kenyatta together with Tokyo 2020 Olympics Champions in State House Mombasa Monday 16th August 2021 was a great day for Kenyan Athletes as President Uhuru Kenyatta received champions of Tokyo 2020 Olympics in State House Mombasa. Among others who attended the event were 800 metres gold medalist Emmanuel Korir, 800 metres silver medalist Ferguson Rothich, 5000 metres silver medalist Helen Obiri, Women's Marathon Olympic champion Peris Jepchichir and Women's Marathon silver medalist Brigid Kosgei.
They say Hard Work Pays and indeed Athletes of Uganda are ripping from the Fruits of their sweat after President Museveni accorded them a Grand Reception at the airport after doing a Good Job in Tokyo Olympics Uganda Collected Two Golds, One silver and One Bronze And Was ranked 36th Globally.
Detectives from Directorate of Criminal Investigations have arrested four robbery with violence suspects while drilling a hole at motorbike shop in Nakuru town, Nakuru County. Nakuru County Police Commander Rono Bunei who confirmed the arrest said the gangsters were nabbed after the sleuths were tipped-off of by two security guards manning the shop.
Olympic champion Emmanuel Korir made a statement in 800m men’s race at the finals of the Wanda Diamond League series that were held on Thursday (9) night in Zurich. Korir proved himself when he cemented his name in the history books of the Diamond league as he lifted his second trophy in style beating the best of the best over the distance.
Retirement is the last thing in the mind of Olympic marathon men's champion Eliud Kipchoge. After landing at JKIA, alongside 1500m silver medalists Timothy Cheruyot and marathoner Ruth Chepngetich, the 36-year-old remained non-committal on whether he would hang his boots after the triumph in Japan. The government had welcomed the team back home, lauding them for their good performance at the various competitions.
Image Courtesy In just completed Tokyo Olympics Kenya athletes did a remarkable job in raising flag of Kenya high. With 10 medals ( 4 golds, 4 silver and 2 bronze) Kenya managed to finished at position 19th globally and 1st in Africa Continent. Emmanuel Korir alongside Ferguson Rotich bags gold and silver medals in 800 metres, Eliud Kipchoge defends his Olympic tittle in Marathon and stormed for golf medal in Marathon, Faith Kipyegon bagged gold medal for Kenya in 1500 metres and Peris Chepchirchir made a beautiful win in Women's Olympic Marathon.
Emmanuel Korir a 22 years man is in Mogotio police station after beating his wife 21 years to death. According to the Mogotio police commander,the man went to the police station and falsely reported that his wife had committed suicide but they were not satisfied with his report.
Kenyan athletes started coming back in the country few days ago from the recently concluded Olympic games in Tokyo Japan. Having struggled to maintain their dominance in various tournaments, the Kenyan team, unlike our Ugandan counterparts, arrived in the country without their usual warm welcome and celebrations.
seePresident uhuru Kenyatta today followed the footsteps of the president Yoweri Museveni after honouring the kenyan athletes.The president announced that the gold winner will receive one million shilings, the silver winner to take home Sh 750000 and the Bronze winner to get Sh 500009 shilings respectfully. A few days ago the president of Uganda awarded the medalist champions with vehicles.
Thousands of Kenyans took to the social media to welcome back the country's Olympic 2020 heros as they landed in the country this morning, however, most Kenyans blamed the government for not giving the athletes a warm welcome as they landed in the country. Kenyans were quick to express their dissatisfaction over the government's unconcerned efforts in the athletes' travel back to Kenya.
The government welcomed the team back home , launding them for their good performance at various competition . Four gold ,four silver and two bronze hosted Kenyan to 19th on modal standing and top performing African country at games. Eliud kipchoge,Peres Jepchirchir ,Faith kipyegon and Emmanuel korir gave the country something to smile about by clinching gold medals in respective areas.
Among the games participated, Kenya neither haven't performed best nor worst at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.Kenya has finished with 10 medals off the track.That is four gold ,four silver and two silver.Kenya at last fall to be placed at 19th place out of the 200 countries.The good attractive thing is team Kenya was ranked as best in Africa.
Kenya bagged 10 medals in total that included 4 golds, 4 silvers and 2 bronzes in the just-concluded Olympics 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. One of the athletes who got a silver medal was on Wednesday, August 11 rewarded with a government job because of his latest exploits.
Police in Mombasa have arrested three suspected terrorists at the Likoni ferry crossing, recover two AK-47 rifles, phones and ammunition. Mombasa County Police Commander Manase Musyoka who confirmed the arrest said the duo were nabbed following a tip-off from the members of the public. According to Manase, the two suspects were apprehended enroute to Nyali aboard a probox vehicle.
His excellency Ohuru Kenyatta appreciated several athletes from Tokyo Olimpics who won Gold, Silver and bronze. Kenya Shillings 1 million went to Gold winner, ksh 750 000 went to silver winner and 500 000 respectively to Bronze winner. Hyvin Kigen won Kenya's first medal in the Tokyo Olympics after she finished 3rd in the women's 3000 meter steeplechase.
President Uhuru Kenyatta rewards athletes who got medals in the Tokyo Olympics. KSh1M, KSh0.75M and KSh0.5M for Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists respectively. The latest development comes back when Kenyan 2020 Olympic medalists jetted back in the country Wednesday morning last week from Tokyo. The Kenyan government welcomed the medalists back to Kenya, appreciating them for their tremendous job they showed at the various competitions.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday received representatives of the triumphant Kenyan contingent to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and announced cash rewards of Shs 1 million, 750,000 and 500,000 for Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists respectively. Kenya competed at the Olympics in Tokyo, originally the competition was scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games were postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021.