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Articles by Charity Wanja


  • 16 Oct 2017
    Cherono in a past race as he hits the tape.He set a new record ...

    Stellar Kenya dominate weekend road races

    Kenyan athletes dominated the weekend road races starting with Lawrence Cherono, who set a new TCS Amsterdam Marathon course record of 2 hours 5 minutes and 9 seconds and led compatriots to a clean ...

  • 15 Oct 2017
    Cherono in a past race as he hits the tape.He set a new record ...

    Cherono break record, leads Kenya’s clean sweep in Amsterdam Marathon

    Laurence Cherono smashed the Amsterdam Marathon course record to claim top honours in 2:05.09 hrs leading compatriots to a clean podium sweep on Sunday afternoon. Cherono shed off 12 seconds off th...

  • 12 Oct 2017
    Coach Claudio Berardelli outside Court buildings when he was acquitted of conspiring to injure Rita ...

    Coach Barardelli acquitted in dope cheat Jeptoo case

    A Nairobi court has acquitted Coach Claudio Barardelli and two others of conspiring to injure disgraced marathoner Rita Jeptoo’s profession by giving her banned substance erythropoietin (EPO). M...

  • 11 Oct 2017
    Macharinyang, Cheruiyot to defend Madoka Marathon titles

    Macharinyang, Cheruiyot to defend Madoka Marathon titles

    Hosea Mwok Macharinyang and Lucy Cheruiyot will be defending their Safaricom Madoka Half-Marathon titles on October 21 in Mwatate, Taita. Last year, Macharinyang claimed the men's top honours in 1:...

  • 09 Oct 2017
    TRAIL-BLAZING:A proud Kirui celebrates with the Kenyan flag after conquest in a past race....

    Unbowed Kirui vows to reclaim Chicago title

    After claiming a second place finish in Sunday’s Chicago Marathon, London Olympic Games silver medallist Abel Kirui has said that he will be angling to reclaim his title in next year’s race. Ki...

  • 08 Oct 2017
    CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Galen Rupp of the United States wins the men's race with ...

    Kenyans second best as Rupp, Dibaba rule Chicago Marathon

    Both champions from the 2016 Chicago Marathon failed to hold on to their titles as Olympic bronze medallist Gallen Rupp and former Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba raced to glory on Sunday. Rupp be...

  • 02 Oct 2017
    Sheila Jerotich wins the Kosice Peace Marathon (PHOTO/IAAF/Organisers)

    Kenyans break Cardiff Half, Kosice Marathon records

    Kenyan road race runners had a good day in office over the weekend led by Edith Chelimo who set UK all-comers’ record at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon on October 1. The course was ...

  • 29 Sep 2017
    Newly elected national Olympic committe -Kenya (NOCK) Paul Tergat casts his vote during National Olympic ...

    Paul “Saint” Tergat elected new Nock boss

    Distance running legend Paul Tergat is the new National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) president after he was elected unopposed during the Elective General Assembly held on Friday. The former Wo...

  • 28 Sep 2017
    The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) logo as seen at the body's headquarters in ...

    CMD-Kenya denies Nock ‘overstepping’ claims, Kipchoge signs out

    The Centre for Multiparty Democracy of Kenya has denied overstepping its electoral mandate as claimed by the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) ahead of the September 29 poll. The CMD-Kenya...

  • Amos Kipruto approaches the tape to win the 2016 Rome Marathon. PHOTO/Organisers/IAAF

    Hopeful Kipruto aims to break Amsterdam Marathon record

    Seoul Marathon champion Amos Kipruto hopes to smash the 2:05:21 course record set by compatriot Daniel Wanjiru at the fourth coming TCS Amsterdam Marathon on October 15 in the Dutch capital. Kirput...

  • 26 Sep 2017
    UPBEAT:Recho is all smiles in this undated image.She had an infuriating outing in ...

    AK fury over Kosgei’s mistreatment in Warsaw Marathon

    Athletics Kenya (AK) has expressed its disappointment with Warsaw Marathon organizers for risking Recho Kosgei’s life after she collapsed 800m to the finish line at the Polish capital in Sunday’s...

  • 24 Sep 2017
    Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the Berlin Marathon on September 24, 2017 ...

    Super Eliud wins Berlin Marathon, misses record

    Kenya's Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge on Sunday underlined his status as the world's best long-distance runner by winning the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, but missed the world record. Kipchoge cloc...

  • 23 Sep 2017
    In Nock, it has been many months of haggle over elections but parties yet to ...

    Three more candidates express interest in NOCK seats

    The Centre for Multiparty Democracy of Kenya (CMD) has unveiled three additional candidates who have shown interest in  vying for  various positions in the National Olympic Committee of Kenya  elec...

  • 21 Sep 2017
    Bundesliga legend Lothar Matthäus and Javelin champion Julius Yego reacts when the legend conducted ...

    World cup winner fun-filled experience in Kenya

    For a minute, Lothar Matthaus was a matatu tout, the next playing the local ‘juala’ football and the other an amateur javelin thrower. Such is the character that typified the former Germany cap...

  • 20 Sep 2017
    LISTEN KEENLY:Lothar gets busy at a football clinic in Nairobi where he imparts skills ...

    Lothar : Kenya has abundant talent

    German soccer legend Lothar Matthaus believes Kenyan footballers can perform well in the Bundesliga. Speaking in Nairobi where he conducted soccer clinics for Mathare Youth Sports Association under...

  • 19 Sep 2017
    In Nock, it has been many months of haggle over elections but parties yet to ...

    Tense wait for Nock elections

    The National Olympic Committee Olympic of Kenya (Nock) Electoral Board has agreed to additional candidates but will be subjected to Elective General Assembly on September 29 for determination. Th...

  • 18 Sep 2017
    The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) logo as seen at the body's headquarters in ...

    CMD now accuses NOCK of fraud

    The Centre for Multiparty Democracy has accused the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) of fraud in the process of conducting the elections. CMD-Kenya also threw away the new set of rules by...

  • Mercyline Chelangat from Uganda wins the women's event of the Dam tot Damloop, a 10-mile (16 ...

    Weekend of surprises as Kenyans post mixed results in Road Races

    It was a bitter-sweet weekend for Kenyan road racers as they posted mixed results. In South Africa, Kenyan athletes were humbled at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Races as D...

  • 15 Sep 2017
    The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) logo as seen at the body's headquarters in ...

    IOC orders Nock to resume May 5 elections

    There will be no fresh nominations for the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) elections. In a letter addressed to Nock president Dr Kipchoge Keino and his Secretary General Francis Kinyili ...

  • 13 Sep 2017
    Eliud Kipchoge lead his training partners in a track work out at the Moi Universty ...

    Kipchoge feeling the ‘pressure’ ahead of Berlin show

    Rio Olympic and two-time London Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge is feeling the heat of being the top marathoner at the moment. Kipchoge skipped the world athletics championships in London in Augus...

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