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Articles by Charity Wanja


  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 13 May 2017
    Nyairera, Aprot spice up Prisons championships

    Nyairera, Aprot spice up Prisons championships

    Rio Olympics 800m women bronze medalist Margret Nyairera and African 10,000m and cross country champion Alice Aprot,  spiced up the two day Kenya Prisons Service track and field championships that en...

  • 12 May 2017
    Screen grab of athletes running on the track. Photo/COURTESY

    Kangogo and Nziza win Prisons titles

    Cornelius Kangogo and Nancy Nziza floored a garlanded opposition in the form of Thomas  Longosiwa and Visiline Jepkesho to claim the men's 10,000m and women's 5,000m titles respectively as the Kenya ...

  • 11 May 2017
    Joyciline Jepkosgei (in maroon bib) sticks behind Hellen Obiri (1004) as she leads pack in the 5,000...

    Jepkosgei sets sights on London after KDF triumph

    World Half Marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei quickly shifted her attention to the forthcoming National Trials after clinching the women's 10000m title on Thursday as the Kenya Defence Forces ...

  • 10 May 2017
    Boniface Mucheru (L) and Aron Koech celebrate crossing the finish line in the 400m hurdles ...

    Mucheru seeking top honours in London

    Rio Olympics 400m hurdles silver medalist Boniface Mucheru is confident of overcoming injury setbacks to shine at the forthcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships scheduled for August 3-13 in London...

  • 05 May 2017
    Athletics Kenya (AK) President Lt. Gen. Jackson Tuwei addresses the media at the Riadha house ...

    AK fears for blocked Nock polls consequence

    The cancellation of the National Olympics Committee of Kenya (Nock) elections on Friday left the country’s participation at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in limbo just over a month before the co...

  • Paul Tergat during his official campaign launch for the Nock Chairmanship ahead of the May 5 ...

    Drama as Nock elections called off on D-Day

    The planned National Olympics Committee of Kenya (Nock) elections took a stunning turn of events just as officials braced to go to ballot on Friday. A dramatic elections build-up that had seen Dr. ...

  • 29 Apr 2017
    Nyairera stars as Thika AK meet comes to a close

    Nyairera stars as Thika AK meet comes to a close

    The third Athletics Kenya (AK) weekend meeting ended on a high note as locals thronged the Thika Municipality stadium, Kiambu County to catch a glimpse of athletes as they took to the turf. Star at...

  • 28 Apr 2017
    Screen grab of athletes running on the track. Photo/COURTESY

    Stars grace Thika AK meet ahead of Diamond League

    Olympians and world medalist graced the third Athletics Kenya (AK) meeting series in Thika at Kiambu County to test their training progress ahead of the Diamond League season set to start next week Fr...

  • 27 Apr 2017
    Kenya's Vivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot (R) and Kenya's Hellen Onsando Obiri (L) celebrate after finishing respectively ...

    Obiri vows to help fight doping at her new Nock role

    Fighting the doping menace that recently crept back to bruise the image of a healing nation is top among Helen Obiri’s priorities lists as she prepares to embark on her duties as the National Olympi...

  • Julius Kirwa celebrates winning the coach of the year award during the Athletics Kenya (AK) ...

    Kirwa salutes move to reward coaches in London 2017

    Local track and field coaches have welcomed the move by world governing body the IAAF and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the London World Championships to award coaches of medal-winning athle...

  • 26 Apr 2017
    Paul Tergat during his official campaign launch for the Nock Chairmanship ahead of the May 5 ...

    Nock president in waiting Tergat ‘lost for words’

    Five-time World Cross Country champion Paul Tergat said he was lost for words as he went from challenger to the National Olympics Committee of Kenya (Nock) President in waiting following a late dramat...

  • 25 Apr 2017
    Federations await tribunal fates ahead of Nock polls

    Federations await tribunal fates ahead of Nock polls

    The hearing to determine the fates of Kenya Rowing and Canoe Association will be done on May 2 with the ruling set to be announced within three days thereafter, the Sports Tribunal said on Tuesday. ...

  • 24 Apr 2017
    President Kenyatta leads elite athletes and Kenyans in celebrating London Marathon winners

    President Kenyatta leads elite athletes and Kenyans in celebrating London Marathon winners

    President Uhuru Kenyatta joined Kenya’s sports men and women in congratulating freshly minted London Marathon Champions Mary Keitany, the world’s women-only marathon record holder and Daniel Wanji...

  • 23 Apr 2017
    Mary Keitany crossed the London Marathon finish line in a new world record.(PHOTO/Courtesy)

    Wanjiru trumps Bekele, Keitany smashes world record

    Coming into this race as the second fastest woman of all time, Mary Keitany took the London Marathon field to the cleaners with an astonishing 2:17:01 winning time to annihilate the women-only world r...

  • 20 Apr 2017
    Kenyans Vivian Cheruiyot, Florence Kiplagat and Mary Keitany ahead of the Virgin Monay London Marathon (...

    Kenya braces for Bahamas, London athletics action

    Athletics enthusiasts are in for a treat this weekend as the IAAF World Relays kicks off on Saturday in Bahamas, a day before the Virgin Money London Marathon fires off some 7000km away in the United ...

  • 19 Apr 2017
    Part of Team Kenya for the IAAF World Relays in Bahamas before their departure (PHOTO/...

    Departing Kenyan team out to better World Relays record

    Head Coach George Macharia emphasised Kenya will witness unprecedented success as the World Relays team prepared for it’s departure to Nassau on Wednesday afternoon. The Bahamian capital will ho...

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