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Swiss Resort to host first tournament in Nanyuki

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'Nation' Golf Circuit returns in Nanyuki

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Kisii runner Morang’a tops Nyahururu Road Race

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Hellen Obiri, Emmanuel Kipsang win KDF cross country meet

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Hellen Obiri, Emmanuel Kipsang win KDF cross country meet


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London Marathon champion Sumgong for KDF show at Kasarani on Friday

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London Marathon champion Sumgong for KDF show at Kasarani on Friday


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Leadership wrangles suffocating talents in Laikipia as Mwendwa warns

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Nanyuki Sportif, Gatero crowned

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Swiss Resort to host first tournament in Nanyuki
They will stage the event in collaboration with Nanyuki Sports Club. The nine-hole scenic course, the newest golf course in the country, with a phenomenal view of Mt Kenya on one side and the Aberdares on the other side, is the first one of its kind. It plays like a hybrid of a links course and parkland course where the weather and wind usually decides on the challenge of the course on the day   Read More ...
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Tags: Golf | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Central |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia |  East Laikipia |  Central Laikipia East |  Nanyuki | 
'Nation' Golf Circuit returns in Nanyuki
A field of 100 players drawn from Nyeri, Nyahururu, host Nanyuki and a number of guests from Thika, Ruiru and Railway, is expected to tackle to par-72 course which is recovering after an awful drought. Club captain Jediel Muriungi on Thursday said the management has worked extra hard to put the course in good condition and ready for the weekend’s tournament   Read More ...
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Tags: Golf | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia |  East Laikipia |  Central Laikipia East |  Nanyuki | 
Kisii runner Morang’a tops Nyahururu Road Race
By DAVID MACHARIA Fredrick Morang’a from Kisii bounced back after a one-year absence to win the inaugural edition of Discovery Kenya Nyahururu 10km Road Race on Saturday. Morang’a, who exhibited good form, a good sign that he has fully recovered from a nagging injury, broke away from a pack of six leaders with three kilometres to go to triumph in 29 minutes and 14.3 seconds. It’s after winning the Kisii   Read More ...
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Tags: Sport of athletics |  Athletes |  Road races | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia |  Nyanza |  Kisii |  Nyahururu | 
Broke Nyeri County ‘lacked Sh34,800 to host x-country’
With Nyeri-based four-time Lewa Marathon champion Philemon Baaru enlisted among top athletes lined up for this Saturday’s rich Discovery 10-kilometre Road Race in Nyahururu, it is emerging that Nyeri County couldn’t raise a paltry Sh34,800 to host last weekend’s county cross country championship. Among the legendary athletes who have trained in Nyeri on the way to stardom is Olympic legend Kipchoge Keino. It was, therefore, shocking that Nyeri County, not   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Central |  Nyeri |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia |  Nyahururu | 
Hellen Obiri, Emmanuel Kipsang win KDF cross country meet
Corporal Hellen Obiri from Laikipia Air Base fired early warning ahead of the National Cross Country when she eased to victory in the women’s race at the Kenya Defence Forces Cross Country on Friday at Thika Garrison. Superintendent Emmanuel Kipsang from Mtongwe retained the men’s title in 29:19, beating Frankline Keiotany from LAB to second in 29:20.0. Obiri was simply in a class of her own to win the race   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Central |  Kiambu |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia |  Thika | 
Hellen Obiri wins Machakos Cross Country
Olympic 5,000m silver medallist Hellen Obiri on Saturday beat a strong field to claim her second victory in the Athletics Kenya Cross Country Series in Machakos. Obiri, based at the Laikipia Air Base (LAB), pulled away from Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Chepng’etich in the final lap to claim victory in 33 minutes and 29.1 seconds. Competing in his first race since Rio Olympics, Charles Mneria from Kenya Prisons took command   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Eastern |  Machakos |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia | 
Cross country action in Nyahururu on Saturday
Established and upcoming athletes head to the high altitude Nyahururu for Saturday’s third leg of the Athletics Kenya National Cross Country Series. Runners should expect some biting cold and probably some rain when they line up at the mainly flat course at the Nyandarua Institute of Science and Technology. The meet will be an opportunity for the large number of athletes who train around Nyahururu town to gauge themselves on   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Central |  Nyandarua |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia |  Nyahururu | 
Nation Golf Challenge set for Nakuru
This year’s Nation Golf Challenge enters its home stretch with the sixth leg at the par 73 Nakuru Golf Club course. Coming barely a month after the fifth leg held in Kitale, this weekend’s event has attracted a field of 150 players drawn from Nakuru, Njoro, and Nyahururu. Guest players from various clubs in Nairobi, Machakos, Thika and Kakamega have also entered the event. Like in some previous events, the   Read More ...
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Tags: Golf | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Eastern |  Machakos |  Central |  Kiambu |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia |  Nakuru |  Western |  Kakamega |  Trans Nzoia |  Thika |  Njoro |  Kitale |  Nyahururu | 
Mal Whitfield, the man who transformed athletics in Africa
One morning around mid 2009, Charles Nderitu Mukora, a former chairman for National Olympic Committee of Kenya and Member of Parliament for Laikipia and I were driven to Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club. We were to join Prof Mal Whitfield, a veteran American athletics coach, who, for close to 50 years had transformed Africa to be among the best in the world of athletics. This was one of the   Read More ...
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Tags: Sport of athletics | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia |  Americas | 
Coaches urged to register with FKF
Football coaches from the larger FKF Laikipia Sub Branch have been asked to register with the Football Kenya Federation [FKF] after the national body launched a countrywide registration of the coaches late last month. Ichuga AllStars FC coach Patrick Muriuki has taken the initiative to call on his counterparts to register insisting that the benefits that come with it are immense to their career development into the future. Take a   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia | 
London Marathon champion Sumgong for KDF show at Kasarani on Friday
Newly-crowned London Marathon champion Jemima Sumgong will Friday morning show her fans what she is made of at the Kenya Defence Forces championships at the Safaricom Stadium Kasarani Friday. Sumgong, of Moi Airbase, will be participating in the 10,000m women’s race alongside defending champion Veronica Nyaruai, a former world junior winner from Laikipia Airbase. 2010 Commonwealth Games silver medallist Gladys Chemweno of Thika, who won bronze last year; teammate Peninah   Read More ...
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Tags: Sport of athletics |  Marathon | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Kasarani |  Kasarani |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia | 
FKF calls for fresh polls in Laikipia
Football Kenyan Federation [FKF] has called fresh elections in Laikipia sub-branch on Saturday 16 April following turmoil witnessed in the recent days after the then electoral board declared the area not fit for elections in January.Out of a National Executive Committee [NEC] meeting held at the federation’s offices in Nairobi on Tuesday 15 March, the issue of Laikipia which had attracted the attention of the federation’s national office was one   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia | 
FKF calls for fresh polls in Laikipia; Ndung’u hopeful of winning
Football Kenyan Federation [FKF] has called fresh elections in Laikipia sub-branch on Saturday 16 April following turmoil witnessed in the recent days after the then electoral board declared the area not fit for elections in January.Out of a National Executive Committee [NEC] meeting held at the federation’s offices in Nairobi on Tuesday 15 March, the issue of Laikipia which had attracted the attention of the federation’s national office was one   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia | 
We don't fear the ban, Mt. Kenya chair tells Mwendwa
Mount Kenya Branch chairman Martin Kiarie has dared the national Football Kenya Federation [FKF] office to ban them if they have broken any laws in ‘electing' Francis Ndung’u as the Laikipia Sub Branch chairman.The Branch has been entangled in wrangles since the failed sub branch elections affecting Laikipia Sub Branch with the two contestants Abdul Kaka [Team change] and Francis Ndung’u [Nyamweya team] engaged in a blame game that now   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Central |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia | 
Bring on the ban, Laikipia officials tell Mwendwa
Mount Kenya Branch chairman Martin Kiarie has dared the national Football Kenya Federation [FKF] office to ban them if they have broken any laws in ‘electing Francis Ndung’u as the Laikipia Sub Branch chairman.The Branch has been entangled in wrangles since the failed sub branch elections affecting Laikipia Sub Branch with the two contestants Abdul Kaka [Team change] and Francis Ndung’u [Nyamweya] engaged in a blame game that now seems   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia | 
Leadership wrangles suffocating talents in Laikipia as Mwendwa warns
Wrangles in the Football Kenya Federation[FKF] Mt. Kenya Branch has scaled to new heights despite fresh breathe of hope presentedby the recently held elections around the country.   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Central |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia | 
Nanyuki Sportif, Gatero crowned
AyouthfulNanyuki Sportif bagged the current edition of the Laikipia Unity Cup (LUC)title after hammering 9-man Lolmarik fc2-0 at Nanyuki stadium..   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia | 
FKF Polls: Laikipia in dispute as 112 clubs are approved from Mt Kenya
112 clubs have been approved by the Electoral Board so far from the Mount Kenya region though Laikipia Branch remains disputed ahead of the December 2015 polls.   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Central |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia | 
Kiambu overwhelm Laikipia in Mt Kenya derby
It was a stand-off at Nanyuki stadium as Kiambu and Laikipiacounty men football teams took the centre stage in the ongoing inter-countiescompetition.   Read More ...
Categories: Sports |  Local (Counties) | 
Tags: Association football |  Football/Soccer Teams |   |   |   |   |  Teams | 
Places: Kenya |  Central |  Kiambu |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia | 
Anwar joins Team Meru ahead of Safari Rally
2006 champion Azar Anwar is the newest member to join Silverspread Team Meru which has six rally cars for next weekend’s KCB Safari Rally that will traverse Nairobi, Machakos, Laikipia and Meru counties over the long Easter holiday. The team that will be divided into two main groups has 2013   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Eastern |  Meru |  Machakos |  Rift Valley |  Laikipia |