Thousands of locals, athletes and coaches brought business to a standstill in Eldoret on Friday while holding a procession for murdered prolific athlete Agnes Tirop. Former world champions Julius Yego (Javelin), Janeth Jepkosgei (800metres), Milcah Chemos (3000m steeplechase), Eunice Sum (800m), three-time London Marathon champion Mary Keitany led from the front.
Javelin throw guru Julius Yego has today spoken angrily while referring to Ibrahim Rotich who recently murdered his wife and athlete Agnes Tirop during the requiem mass at St Michael's Academy Nyamisa, Nandi according to a Facebook post by Baringo Capital News. “You could have eaten up the flesh of our daughter then, after you killed her so that we know you are man enough, instead of slaughtering and leaving the lifeless body behind to disturb our minds,” he said.
Kenya unveiled a modern shipyard at the Mtongwe Navy base in Mombasa, making her the first country in sub-Saharan Africa with such a facility. Lawmakers allied to DP William Ruto have vowed to shoot down proposed amendments to the electoral law in next week’s special parliamentary sittings, setting the stage for a showdown with those allied to the nascent Azimio La Umoja Movement.
The death of the slain athlet Agnes Tirop, touched the hearts of many Kenyans. She was murdered in cold blood by her own husband Ibrahim Rotich. Her body will be put to rest at her parents home. While mourning her death , her fellow athletes condemed the actions of her husband in the strongest terms possible.
(Photo| Asbel Kiprop, Ezekiel Kemboi And David Rudisha) Here are the names and photos of popular Kenyan Atheletes who joined National Police Service after their heroic perforrmance on the field, this amazing perforrmance earned them promotion and recruitment in the service. The latest athelete to join the service is 100 Meters Sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala.
Kenyan sport industry is celebrating one of their own today as Kenyatta university holds its graduation ceremony. The famous javelin thrower Julius Yego is among the graduands being given the powers to read in the esteemed ceremony. According to a post on Facebook page, one of his friends uploaded his photos as he congratulated the sports star.
Some of these athletes, their achievements on the tracks have earned them elevations and reclamation in the National Police Service, and utmost of the time, it's generally well justified. Omanyala caps off what has been a brilliant time for him by joining the Police force, where he'll now represent in competitions.
Kenyan Julius Yego is known for his ability on the olympic style sports, as a star spear hurler. Indeed, in this discipline, he is a conspicuous worldwide star having won gold at the World Championships in Beijing 2015 and Silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil.
Kenyan sprinters, race walkers and field event athletes rarely receive attention, with the limelight hogged by their distance running compatriots. But if the late Nicholas Bett, Julius Yego and David Kimutai, and perhaps Samuel Gathimba and Ferdinand Omanyala’s previous performances didn’t send a message, then Heristone Wanyonyi’s historic victory in the World Athletics Under-20 Championship men’s 10,000m race walk on Saturday surely must have.
Africas Fastest Man Ferdinand Omanyala Appointed Into The National Police Service. Africas fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala Omurwa had joined the National Police Service (NPS) ams he will now be representing the county and the Police Service in future track events. The 25 year old University of Nairobi (UoN) student learnt of his appointment into the National Police Service in Friday morning after meeting the Police Inspector General Hillary Mutyambai at his Jogoo house office
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Kenyans were not enjoying the better part of the Olympics after a series of poor performances ranging from world champion in javelin, Julius Yego being kivked out the tournament at the semi final stage. They however turned around the poor results after bagging 2 bronze, 2 silver and 1 gold in the last week.
It was only last year that Eliud Kipchoge was really outspoken . Eliud Kipchoge's name was tainted since he had dismal performance in the summer London marathon. He received a lot of mix reactions as some people were questioning his poor performance in the last years annual London marathon after he came seventh in the race.
Photo courtesy Kenyans on social media have elicited mixed reactions after a Kenyan track and field athlete who competes in a javelin throw Julius yego managed to attain worst position in the Olympics games competition that are currently hosted in Tokyo in Japan. According to the news report that has been shared by K24 news TV on Facebook, Julius Yego managed to come position 24 and did not make in qualifying in those Olympic games .
Kenyans have been questioning the performance of Kenyan athletes in Tokyo Olympics,with the country's glory being stolen in long races as the country's athletes falls and fail to receive gold. And now Kenya has received the first gold in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics through Emmanuel Korir in the 800 metres.Kenya's Ferguson Rotich vans second scooping the silver medal on the race.The third place was won by Poland through Dobek.
In an on going Olympic games held in Tokyo Japan, things have not been well with Kenyans. This is because, they have lost medals which are normally known to be theirs for decades and javelin is one of them. In javelin where Julius Yego a Kenyan javelin star represented Kenyans did not do well, in fact he fails to qualify for finals.
Mombasa county has banned home-based care used to treat Covid-19, saying there are cases where individuals set up ICUs in their houses Public health chief officer Pauline Odinga said home ICUs are not licensed. Rift Valley regional commissioner George Natembea has issued a stern warning to politicians who are inciting residents of Laikipia to withdrawing their children from school citing insecurity.
Julius Yego failed to register a throw in his first two attempts at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, setting himself into pressure for a third attempt in his bid to hit the automatic mark of 83.50metres, unfortunately, his third throw of 77.34m locked him out of the Games where he had hoped to improve on his silver medal from the Rio Olympics as earlier interviewed by Bernard Ndong of Citizen TV.
Kenyans Emmanuel Kori and Ferguson Rotich have made Kenyans proud by getting Gold and silver in 800 m race respectively at 2022 Tokyo Olympics. This comes just hours after Nandi Senator Cherargei has raised concerns over the dismal performance attributed to Kenya's poor performance in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
This year's Tokyo olympics has not been a walk in the park for Kenya. Kenyans and the whole world at large had started to get worried because we had not won any gold medal from 23 July 2021 when the olympics started. Kenya being globally renown for olympics, it was not usual to have no athletes winning gold.
Kenya's Heristone Wanyonyi celebrates with the flag after winning the men's 10,000 metres race walk during the World Athletics Under-20 Championships at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on August 21, 2021. What you need to know: West Pokot-based athlete wins Kenya’s first race walking gold at global level