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Articles by Charity Wanja


  • 23 Jun 2017
    Cyrus Ruto

    Top athletes grace World Championships trials

    Top Kenyan athletes graced the first day of the trails for the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London slated for August 4th to 13th. Former World Cross Champion Agnes Jebet Tirop and Cyrus R...

  • Nock officials, Francis K Paul and Pius Ochieng confer when they appeared before Milimani Law ...

    Nock top official resigns as Kenya faces IOC sanctions

    Barely a day after the International Olympic Committee IOC's stern letter to The National Olympic Comiittee of Kenya, the heat on Noc-Kenya officials is becoming unbearable.  The second deputy presid...

  • 22 Jun 2017
    Mushai eyes London glory after impressing in Trials

    Mushai eyes London glory after impressing in Trials

    After dominating in the National Trials, two-time Paralympics Champion Samuel Mushai has his eyes firmly fixed on the forthcoming World Para Athletics Championships slated for July 14-25 in London. ...

  • 21 Jun 2017
    Nock Chairman Dr. Kipchoge Keino (C) during the national body's extraordinary meeting. (PHOTO/Charity Wanja)

    Nock in trouble as IOC set for July crunch meeting

    The International Olympics Committee (IOC) is running out of patience with the National Olympics Committee of Kenya as far as reforms for the national body are concerned. In a stern letter by the I...

  • Mathew Sawe soars over the bar in the high jump men finals during the National ...

    IAAF to determine Sawe’s fate for London worlds

    African and five-time national high jump champion Mathew Sawe hopes of competing at the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships will be determined by the IAAF Technical Delegates. The body which ap...

  • 20 Jun 2017
    Athletes during athletics trials for World Under 18 and Africa Under 20 Championship at the Nyayo national ...

    Kenya to send only eight junior athletes to Algeria

    Kenya will send only eight athletes for the Africa Championships in Algeria next week Monday for the Africa Junior Championships in Algeria due to financial constraints. The National Youth chairma...

  • 19 Jun 2017
    Athletes during athletics trials for World Under 18 and Africa Under 20 Championship at the Nyayo national ...

    Under 18 team goes to camp as junior team fate remains unclear

    A full house at the Kenya camp for the IAAF World under 18 Championships is expected by the end of Monday evening while the Africa Junior Championships team fate still remains unknown. According ...

  • 14 Jun 2017
    Bethwel Lagat competes in the triple jump event during athletics trials for World Under 18 and ...

    Kenya throws down the gauntlet with strong WU18 squad

    Kenya has selected her squad for the upcoming 10th IAAF Under-18 Athletics Championships that run in Nairobi on July 12-16. This being the last championship of its kind, the stakes are high as athl...

  • Athletes during athletics trials for World Under 18 and Africa Under 20 Championship at the Nyayo national ...

    Kipruto eyeing continental dominance in Algeria

    Two-time East Africa Secondary School Games champion Rhonex Kipruto expressed his delight at the prospect of representing his country on an international stage as he punched his ticket for the Afric...

  • 12 Jun 2017
    Margaret Nyairera competes in 4X2000m relay race at the National Cross Country Championships at ...

    Oslo next stop for Diamond League action

    The fifth leg of the IAAF Diamond League meeting heads to Oslo this Thursday with a galaxy of Kenyan stars out to impress as the IAAF World Athletics Championships draw closer. Rio Olympics 800m b...

  • 10 Jun 2017
    High jump national champion and record holder, Matthew Sawe in action. PHOTO/Courtesy

    Otieno stuns as National Championships end on high

    Eastern's Mark Otieno brought the National Athletics Championships to a stunning finish on Saturday when he shattered the Kenyan 100m record and capped a dominant display with three gold medals. Ot...

  • 09 Jun 2017
    Africa Race walking queen, Grace Wanjiru and king, Samuel Gathimba after sealing the Kenyan double ...

    Wanjiru, Gathimba set sights on London worlds

    Africa Championships walkers are the latest entries in Team Kenya for the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London slated for August 4-13. African race walking queen, Grace Wanjiru and king, Sa...

  • 08 Jun 2017
    Matthew Kisorio (R) crosses the finishing line winning 5000m men during the National Athletics Championships ...

    National Championships fends Rome DL for breezy start

    The ongoing IAAF Diamond League in Rome had a dulling effect on the National Athletics championships that kicked off on Thursday in Nairobi as most stars opted away. A host Olympians, World and Afr...

  • 06 Jun 2017
    Conseslus Kipruto wins the 3000m steeplechase at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (PHOTO/IAAF/Getty Images)

    Rome showdown looms as Diamond League takes shape

    The men’s 3,000m steeplechase and the men’s javelin event will be the showstoppers at the Rome leg of the IAAF Diamond League series race on Thursday at the Olympics Stadium. It will be a case ...

  • 31 May 2017
    IAAF head of Events Management, Carlo Daengu (2nd r) listens as LOC technical director, Ibrahim ...

    LOC positive as Nairobi WU18 renovations hit top gear

    Engineering works at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani have been projected to be complete by Thursday, paving way for the installation of the tartan track in readiness of the IAAF World Und...

  • 23 May 2017
    Daniel Wanjiru held off track legend Kenenisa Bekele to win the 2017 London Marathon title. He ...

    ‘Tailored to win’ – Wanjiru out to rock London again

    After bagging this year's London Marathon title, Daniel Kinyua Wanjiru will be heading back to the English Capital bearing aspirations of a similar triumph when he lines up for Kenya at the IAAF Wor...

  • Asbel Kiprop winning the Bowerman Mile at the 2016 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene (PHOTO/...

    Kenyans eyes Farah scalp, Kiprop out to dominate Eugene DL

    The 5,000m men’s race is poised to be a mouthwatering contest with seven Kenyans on the entry list at the third League meeting in Eugene, Oregon on Thursday and Friday. Former Olympics and three ...

  • 19 May 2017
    Julius Yego, the African and Commonwealth champion competes in the Javelin throw men final during ...

    Yego admits fitness fears but nerved for London

    World javelin champion Julius Yego assured he will hit peak form in time for the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London after cruising to victory at the at the Kenya Police Service Championships...

  • 17 May 2017
    Beatrice Chepkoech leads the park in 3,000m stipple chase during the National Police Service Athletics ...

    Chepkoech defends KPS steeplechase title

    Olympian and former 1,500m All African Games bronze medalist Beatrice Chepkoech retained her Kenya Police Service (KPS) 3,000m steeplechase crown as competitions entered Day 2 at the Nyayo National St...

  • 16 May 2017
    Sandra Chebet and Stacey Ndiwa lead the track in 10,000m women race during the National ...

    Sandrafelis show sets off Police championships

    The fifth edition of the Kenya Police Service (KPS) track and field championship attracted multiple stars on Tuesday with more Olympics and world champions expected to grace the three day event at the...

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