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Eliud Kipchoge breaks marathon record

Eliud Kipchoge, world’s greatest marathoner and a name that has pretty much been the talk of many Kenyans and the world at large for the past one week but before we dive into what has caused so much e...
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Nairobi to get stadiums for cricket and rugby

President Kenyatta promises two new stadiums for Nairobi. Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has promised to build two "world-class" stadiums - one for cricket, the other for rugby - in Nairobi over the...
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Nairobi half marathon celebrates environment

The 21-km half-marathon taking place in Nairobi on 24 February will celebrate the Kenyan capital's global role as the home of the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP). The race will see Kenyan former...
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Nairobi’s refurbished Kasarani stadium

The 60,000-seat stadium in the Moi International Sports Centre in the Kasarani suburbs of east Nairobi has been inaugurated after just over two years of upgrading works. The $12.5 million refurbish...
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Nairobi may bid for 2024 Olympics

Nairobi's plan to bid for the 2024 Olympics games could see it becoming the first African city to host the world's premier sporting event. Kenyan prime minister Raila Odinga was reported as saying...
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Coca Cola sign deal with Nairobi Stadium

American soft drink giant Coca Cola has signed a one-year advertising and sponsorhip deal worth Sh24.5 million with Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi.  The agreement comes after almost three y...
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Cross country championships in Nairobi

The Athletics Kenya (AK) Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) national cross country championships take place at Uhuru Gardens in Nairobi on 18 February. Attracting mainly Kenyans, other participants in the...
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Nairobi marathon route changed

The route of the eighth edition of the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon has been diverted from the Mombasa road to include Nairobi central business district. Organisers of the annual event, schedul...
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2010 African Athletics Championships in Nairobi

The 17th edition of the African senior athletics championships takes place from 28 July-1 August at Nyayo national stadium in Nairobi. Over 1,500 athletes and officials from across the continent are e...
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Safaricom Marathon in Lewa.

The annual marathon sponsored by Kenya
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Peace and healing race in Nairobi.

Top Kenyan athletes and residents of the poor areas of Kibera and Dagoretti west of Nairobi city centre will be running side by side on 27 April to promote reconciliation and healing following the rec...
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Watersports at Masinga dam.

The 5th Africa Canoe-kayak Flatwater championship and 1st Africa Canoe-kayak slalom championship are to take place at Masinga dam and on the Tana river which feeds the reservoir from 24-27 January 200...
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Nairobi international marathon.

The fifth edition of the Standard Chartered Nairobi international marathon, the first of a series of four marathon races sponsored by Standard Chartered banks across the globe, will take place in the...
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Tergat set for London marathon.

World marathon record holder Paul Tergat from Kenya is to take part in the London marathon on 22 April 2007. He will be running against fellow countrymen Felix Limo and Martin Lel, the reigning 2006 a...
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Athletics museum opens in Nairobi.

The 1968 Olympics 10,000 m champion Naftali Temu, multiple award-winning middle and long-distance runner Kipchoge Keino and marathon world record holders Paul Tergat and Catherine Ndereba are among th...
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Standard Chartered Nairobi marathon.

On 29 October Kenyan and international athletes will take to the streets of the capital for the fourth annual marathon, sponsored by Standard Chartered Nairobi. The 42-kilometre race begins and ends a...
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Young runners in London.

Four young Kenyans will be taking part in the London mini marathon on 23 April as part of the Next Generation programme run by the British High Commission in Nairobi to foster sporting excellence amon...


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