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SPORTS

RIP; Kenya Loses Another 10,000m Finalist Top Female Athlete

Just months after the country lost top athlete Agnes Tirop who was found dead in her house. Today the country has been hit by sad news again after another female athlete announced dead after battle with chronic illness. Monicah Chirchir who was 2019 African Games 10,000m finalist is said to have succumbed to colon cancer at Baringo Hospital on Saturday December 11th.

  1 month ago ago
RIP; Kenya Loses Another 10,000m Finalist Top Female Athlete

POLITICS

Age is Really Catching up With Former VP Mudi Awori! See His Current Photos at 92

Mudi Awori also popularly known as 'Uncle Moody' is a Kenyan veteran Politician who was born on 5th Dec 1928. He is now 92 years of age. The peak of his political career came about when he was appointed as the 9th Kenyan Vice President by the form president Mwai Kibaki. He served as the vice president between 2003 and 2008. Uncle Moody also happens to be an Author. His book is called Riding on a Tiger, which is an autobiography about his own Political journey. In what came as a shock in Dec 2018, Uncle Moody

  1 year ago ago
Age is Really Catching up With Former VP Mudi Awori! See His Current Photos at 92

SPORTS

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed Condoles With The Family Of Agnes Tirop In Kapnyamisa, Nandi

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed on Thursday condoled with the family of the slain athlete Agnes Tirop in Kapnyamisa, Nandi County. The Sports Cabinet Secretary who was together with Athletics Kenya head Jackson Tuwei condoled with the bereaved family and stating that her demise did not only surprised the country, but the world at large.

  3 months ago ago
Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed Condoles With The Family Of Agnes Tirop In Kapnyamisa, Nandi

SPORTS

Kenya To Host A Grand Upcoming Marathon Event In Honor Of Slain Olympic Medalist Agnes Tirop.

Agnes Jebet Tirop was buried yesterday but we are not yet done with celebrating her life here on earth. She was one of the prominent people who contributed so much in the society and also made Kenya proud internationally. The 26years old was laid to rest but Jackson Tuwei Sawe who happens to be the athletics president of Kenya announced that there is an upcoming event expected to be done in honor of Agnes Jebet Tirop.

  2 months ago ago
Kenya To Host A Grand Upcoming Marathon Event In Honor Of Slain Olympic Medalist Agnes Tirop.

SPORTS

Form Two Student, Mercy Chebet Wins South Rift World Under-20 Pre-trials

Mercy, a form two student at Musaria Seconday School stormed to victory in 100m.mercy, who trains at Kiptere, sealed a hat trick of win on saturday at the Kericho Green Stadium. in 100m she clocked 11.87 seconds and also won in 200m after timing 25.4 seconds.

  7 months ago ago
Form Two Student, Mercy Chebet Wins South Rift World Under-20 Pre-trials

SPORTS

CS Amina Makes Promise to Tirop's Family

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed made a promise to the family of fallen athlete Agnes Tirop, affirming that the Athlete's welfare taskforce in sports, that had been put in place, would aid in tabling its findings on how to support the family alongside other athletes. Speaking on Thursday, October 21 in Nandi County, CS Amina noted that the findings were of essence and came at a time when the athletics world mourned Tirop's demise.

  3 months ago ago
CS Amina Makes Promise to Tirop's Family

SPORTS

Kenyan Wins Its First Gold In Walking Race As Wanyonyi Becomes The First Bukusu To Win Gold

Athletics Kenya is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Kenya. It is a member of the IAAF and Confederation of African Athletics. AK organises athletics competitions held in Kenya. It also sends Kenyan teams to international championships. Jackson Tuwei is the current chairman of Athletics Kenya.

  5 months ago ago
Kenyan Wins Its First Gold In Walking Race As Wanyonyi Becomes The First Bukusu To Win Gold

SPORTS

Kenya To Host Precious Event In Honor Of Agnes Tirop

Kenya has been privileged to be the only country in Africa to host the world cross country tour leg that will be held in February 2022. Athletics Kenya has announced that this event will be named in the honor of the fallen athlete Agnes Tirop who was buried yesterday October 23, 2021 at her home county in Nandi.

  2 months ago ago
Kenya To Host Precious Event In Honor Of Agnes Tirop

SPORTS

Latest News: Olympian Agnes Tirop found dead with stab wounds.

Kenya's 5000m women's representative to Tokyo Olympics Agnes Tirop is dead. Tirop was on Wednesday October 13 found dead in her house in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet county. According to the reports, she had stab wounds in the abdomen. Police together with Forensic team from the Iten police station are currently at the scene.

  3 months ago ago
Latest News: Olympian Agnes Tirop found dead with stab wounds.

SPORTS

All Athletic Events Suspended In Honor Of Agnes Tirop, New Directives Issued

Agnes Tirop the Kenyan Athlete has continued to pain the hearts of not only local Kenyans but also the government officials starting from the State Hose, His Excellence Uhuru Kenyatta to their official leaders. In her honor, the board in charge of Athletics in the country has issued new directives that is going to be in place for a period of two weeks.

  3 months ago ago
All Athletic Events Suspended In Honor Of Agnes Tirop, New Directives Issued

SOCIETY

Kenyans React After Police Arrest Tirop's Husband

Kenyans have congratulated the effort made by the police to arrest Ibrahim Rotich, the husband to Kenyan long distance athlete Agness Tirop who had just represented Kenya last month in Adidas event in Germany where she won by breaking the women only 10 km world record. Rotich had been named as the key suspect in the murder of Tirop.

  3 months ago ago
Kenyans React After Police Arrest Tirop's Husband

SPORTS

Sad :Kenya's Bronze Medalist Found Dead With Stab Wounds, Husband is The Main Suspect

Kenyan Olympian and 5000m women's representative to Tokyo Olympics Agnes Tirop was on Wednesday October 13 found dead in her house in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet county. Photo Credit: Citizen Tv Tirop, according to reports had stab wounds in the abdomen.Unconfirmed reports indicate that the henious act was done by her enstranged husband.

  3 months ago ago
Sad :Kenya's Bronze Medalist Found Dead With Stab Wounds, Husband is The Main Suspect

SPORTS

President Kenyatta Finally Reopens Nyayo Stadium

After three years of renovation, President Uhuru Kenyatta has finally reopened Nyayo stadium on Saturday morning in a ceremony that was attended by various sports stakeholders. Speaking during the event, Sports CS, Amb Amina Mohammed reported that the facility has received a clean bill of health from sports federations in the country and around the world. “Your excellency allow me to report that several international bodies have sent their representatives to inspect this facility and have rated it among the

  1 year ago ago
President Kenyatta Finally Reopens Nyayo Stadium

SPORTS

Report on resumption of sports to be prepared in seven days

Kericho Governor, Prof.Paul Chepkwony drives the Chief Administrative Secretary Ministry of Sports,Hassan Noor Hassan and Athletics Kenya President,Rt.Lt.Gen.Jack Tuwei in assessing Kericho Green arena. The Ministry of Sports is set to discharge conventions for the resumption of sports that had been disturbed by Covid-19 pandemic, Sports Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Noor Hassan Noor has said.  Noor uncovered that advancement of the conventions are approaching consummation and will be given over to the

  1 year ago ago
Report on resumption of sports to be prepared in seven days

SPORTS

AK Appoints Exercise Squad For Kip Keino Classic Athletics

The Kenya Athletics Federation (AK) has released a list of 54 runners who will compete in the Kip Keino Classic race on September 26 before the World Athletics Championships are officially held on October 3, 2020 at Nyayo Stadium, Nairobi. AK Deputy President Paul Mutwii said the race tests this weekend would include 200 meters, 400 meters and 800 meters for men and women, a 4 × 400 pole-and-cross relay. jumping away on the women's side. The main purpose of the race is to test the various equipment that will

  1 year ago ago
AK Appoints Exercise Squad For Kip Keino Classic Athletics

SPORTS

Gusii race series on hold in honour of fallen Agnes Tirop

Subscribe Athletics Kenya's Agnes Jebet Tirop (right) competes in the Women's 5,000m race heats during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on July 30, 2021. What you need to know: Sunday’s third installment of the Gusii road race series has been put on hold until further notice in honour of fallen distance running star Agnes Jebet Tirop.

  3 months ago ago
Gusii race series on hold in honour of fallen Agnes Tirop

SPORTS

AK president gives Kenyans green light concerning under-20 championship

The world under-20 championships dates will be known next month. The world event was earlier scheduled to be done on July 7th to 12th at Moi international sports center Kasarani, before it was postponed because of corona virus in the country.  According to Athletics Kenya president Jackson Tuwei, the event will be probably held in 2021."We have been engaging with the world athletics and by the end of next month July , we will have come up with the new dates set for the event.  The athletics Kenya presiden

  1 year ago ago
AK president  gives Kenyans green light concerning under-20 championship