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November 2, 2022
StarTimes unveiled as SJAK's New Coach of The Month Award Sponsor

Nairobi Kenya, 2nd November 2022 - Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes Media Kenya, haspartnered with Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK)) to promote competitivesportsmanship through the establishment of the Coach of the Month Award.The partnership is a one-year renewable deal that begins November 2022, seeing StarTimes asthe official sponsors.StarTimes Media Kenya Chief Executive Officer Mr. Hanson Wang […]

November 2, 2022
Kenya's legendary runner, Wilson Kiprugut Chuma passes on

Athletics Kenya just released a statement regarding the sad news of the passing on of the legendary Wilson Kiprugut Chuma. The statement is as follows: We are deeply saddened by the death of one of Kenya's pioneering athletes, Wilson Chuma Kiprugut. The renowned Kenyan middle-distance legend passed away in Kericho county on Tuesday evening after […]

November 2, 2022
Kenya's young steeplechasers announced for the 2022 World Athletics Women Rising Star Award

3000m steeplechasers from Kenya; Jackline Chepkoech and Faith Cherotich have been nominated, among five athletes, for the World Athletics 2022 Women's Rising Star Award. Below is the press release: PRESS RELEASENominees announced for 2022 Women's Rising Star Award World Athletics is delighted to announce the five nominees for the 2022 Women’s Rising Star Award, which […]

September 22, 2022
Training during the Covid-19 pandemic

Training during the Covid-19 pandemic brought a lot of childhood memories back and changed my focus on how I now see running. In my primary school days in the 1990s, I lived around 5km away from my school. School rules required that the pupils in the upper primary classes report to school by 5:30 AM […]

September 20, 2022
Ratified: world records for Amusan, Duplantis and McLaughlin

Below is a press release from World Athletics on the ratification of three world records that were set this year. Women's world 100m hurdles record12.12 Tobi Amusan (NGR) Eugene 24 July 2022 Men's world pole vault record6.21m Mondo Duplantis (SWE) Eugene 24 July 2022 Women’s world 400m hurdles record50.68 Sydney McLaughlin (USA) Eugene 22 July 202251.41 Sydney McLaughlin (USA) […]

September 8, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: Sustainability challenges addressed at Zurich roundtable  

Below is a press release by World Athletics on the climate Sustainability challenges addressed at Zurich roundtable More than 70% of athletes are either extremely concerned or very concerned about climate change, while 72% say that climate change has already impacted them and 75% say that climate change has impacted our sport. That's according to […]

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