Photo Courtesy. Former Chief of Staff at the office of the Deputy President Mary Keitany describes herself as a humble village girl who has gone against the odds to rise to the top. She is the engine behind several IT projects in Uhuru's government. Before exiting office, Keitany had been involved in a number of controversial incidents including the Hustlers jet scandal that threatened to tear up her reputation.
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.
Hellen Obiri is the world 5000M champion and basically she was one of the closest friends to Agnes Tirop. Today, Hellen Obiri attended Tirop's burial event which took place in Nandi county. She was in the company of some athletes the likes of Mary Keitany, Peres Jepchirchir, David Rudisha, Kipkemboi among others who have been representing our country well internationally.
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Today was a sad day in Nandi county and basically Agnes Tirop was being laid to rest. The event was attended by her family members, close friends, politicians, Kenyan and Ugandan athletes among others. People were given a chance to talk and many revealed how good Tirop was when she was still alive.
Deputy President William Ruto's bold declarations in full glare of cameras, on national television during the heated 2017 campaigns, that the historic Kamariny stadium that lies approximately 2 kilometres from high altitude down of Iten will be complete within six months has apparently turned to be a white elephant project that has never seemed light of the day four years down the line.
Gender based violence has become a major problem in the country which has led to the deaths of several innocent women who have been in toxic relationships. The death of Kenyan Bahrain athlete Damaris Muthee Mutua has brought up sorrow and grief among her family, friends and colleagues after she was discovered dead by strangulation from her Ethiopian boyfriend.
Athletes in Iten town, Elgeiyo Marakwet County are currently holding a peaceful demonstration While protesting against Gender Based Violence that has been meted against women. This comes after the news about the brutal murder of Kenyan-born Bahrain athlete Damaris Muthee Mutua who was killed last week. The athletes are being led by Joan Chelimo, Violah Langat, Mary Keitany and Angela Tanui to sensitive the public on the negative effects of Gender Based Violence against women.
When it comes to athletics, all what Kenyans think about is winning, topping the world and the medal tables. When it comes to marathons, Kenyans worry alot more about the world record being broken away from their athletes and they watch the races while on the edge of their sits.
World Marathon champion Ruth Chepngetich, ran the second-fastest time in the Women’s only marathon at the 42nd edition of the Nagoya Women’s Marathon, which is a World Athletics platinum label road race that was held early today 13th March in Nagoya, Japan. The prize money for first place at the marathon race was Ksh 25 Million, making it the most richly rewarded marathon in the world currently.
Kenyan marathon runner and record holder Mary Keitany has finally announced her retirement. Mary Keitany who is 39 years old made the decision after having a back injury making her unfit for the race. She is a Kenyan marathon legend holding 8 titles in world marathon. Keitany is a world record holder for women only marathon with a record time of 2:17:01.
Celebrated Kenyan marathon (women only) record holder Mary Keitany has today Wednesday 22nd September announced her retirement from the running career. This is due to a back injury she sustained back in 2019. The 39-year-old disclosed that the pandemic-related travel restrictions are the reasons that have stopped her from travelling to Europe to get treatment on the injury.
Mary Keitany is a Kenyan three-time London marathon and four-time New York marathon winner. She announced her retirement after she got a hip injury that stopped her from competing over the last two years. Mary announced that this was a decision that she made after a lot of her soul searching and decided together with her manager (Italian Gianni Demadonna) that it was best for her to take this retirement.
Peres Jepchirchir is a female Kenyan athletic born on date 27 September 1993 in Kenya. She is well know as a long distance runner. She started her journey of running while at school and was spurred on by the achievements of Mary Keitany , who was a world half marathon champion. Jechirchir began to compete in road races in 2013, starting with two wins at 10kilometer runs in South Africa, then a third-place finish at the Kisumu Marathon in her native Kenya, finishing the distance in less than 3 hours.She turned
Jamaican sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce surged worn her world title as the returning new mother lit up the world’s championships in Doha. Shelly skipped the 2017 championships to give birth to her first child, delivered a barnstorming run to take the 100 meters in 10.71 seconds before adding the 4by100 meters relay gold on the last day of competition. US legend Allyson Felix broke Usain Bolt’s gold medal record as the new mother lit up the Khalifa stadium in Doha. Felix return to the sport after a