Day: October 12, 2019

2 dead as Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan, millions told to evacuate

October 12, 2019

The storm has damaged houses in Ichihara, Chiba prefecture [Jiji Press/AFP] Two men have been killed and more than six million people advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon bore down on the Japanese capital, Tokyo, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years. Typhoon Hagibis, which means “speed” in the Philippine […]

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The marathon: Five milestones of a legendary race

October 12, 2019

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon world record holder, crosses the finish line during his attempt to run a marathon in under two hours in Vienna, Austria, October 12, 2019. REUTERS By AFP First run in Athens in 1896 in just under three hours, the marathon has become the classic challenge for thousands of runners around […]

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Kipchoge becomes first man to run Marathon in under 2hrs

October 12, 2019

Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line Finally Eliud Kipchoge makes history By Mkarimu Media, Vienna, Austria. Eliud Kipchoge has completed the INEOS challenge Marathon clocking 1:59:40 to become the first marathoner under the sun to run a marathon in under two hours. The 34 year old world marathon record holder missed the mark by 26 […]

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LIVE PHOTOS:Kipchoge’s INEOS159 challenge

October 12, 2019

By Mkarimu Media   Vienna, Austria Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge on the pace to try to run a marathon under two hours that has become a coveted barrier for the athletics fraternity. Kipchoge requires to shave 26 seconds off his fastest ever 42-km-run from a previous attempt of this nature where he clocked 2:00:25 at […]

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Cohen’s widow granted Ksh2m bail under strict conditions

October 12, 2019

Tob Cohen’s widow, Sarah Wairimu has been released on two million cash bail or four million shillings bond and two sureties. However, before Wairimu pays bail or bond she must provide testimonials of her upkeep to secure her release. Lady Justice Stella Mutuku granted the bail Friday but ordered that Wairimu should not contact Cohen’s […]

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