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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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Safaricom to offer subscribers with free bundle, SMSs for Kipchoge INEOS challenge

October 10, 2019

By Mkarimu Media Safaricom has announced a free YouTube bundle and SMSs for Eliud Kipchoge’s INEOS challenge on Saturday. Subscribers will be able to stream the Vienna race live on their phones at no cost and send congratulatory messages to the world greatest marathoner. CEO Michael Joseph also revealed that customers will be able to […]

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World marathon champion Kipchoge in Austria for INEOS challenge

October 9, 2019

World marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge began his first day in Vienna by running on the challenge course with several of his pacemakers. Kipchoge who arrived in Vienna Tuesday is poised to complete a marathon in less than two hours this weekend when the INEOS 1;59 will be held in Austria. Kipchoge seeks to shatter his […]

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All eyes on Eliud Kipchoge in Vienna for INEOS 1:59

October 8, 2019

By Citizen Kenyan world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge, left for Vienna, Austria on Monday where he is expected to take part in the INEOS 1:59 challenge. Kipchoge is seeking to make history as being the first man in the world to run the inaugural sub-two-hour marathon. “The final hours in our training camp before […]

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Kenya secures 5 gold medals, 2 Silver and 4 Bronze in Doha

October 7, 2019

Conseslus Kipruto (Kenya) won the men 3000m steeplechase. The Kenyan team that took part in the IAAF world athletics championships in Doha Qatar jetted back to the country Monday. Kenya clinched 5 gold medals, 2 Silver and 4 Bronze to finish second overall on medal standings behind USA which cliched 14 Gold 11 Silver and […]

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Defending champion Conseslus Kipruto retains title in Doha in an incredible finish 

October 5, 2019

Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya, gold, and Lamecha Girma of Ethiopia, silver, cross the finish line in the Men’s 3000 metres Steeplechase final. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) By Mkarimu Media Defending champion Conseslus Kipruto retained his title Friday night after winning 3000 metres steeplechase Gold medal in the ongoing IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, […]

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Solskjaer: I’m the right man to lead United revival

September 30, 2019

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident he is the right man to take the club forward despite a shaky start to the Premier League season, the 46-year-old has said. United are 11th in the standings with eight points after six games but the Norwegian said he can get the 20-times champions to once […]

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Obiri, Hassan, Tirop to light up 5,000m in Doha

September 24, 2019

Sifan Hassan and Hellen Obiri at the IAAF World Championships. Photo courtesy of IAAF By IAAF In Summary Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands has already had an annus mirabilis – and as she approaches a possible 5000m/10,000m double in Doha it could get even better. Kenya’s defending champion and Olympic silver medallist Hellen Obiri remains […]

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West Ham extend away-day blues for pitiful Manchester United

September 22, 2019

By AFP West Ham inflicted more away-day pain on a poor Manchester United side on Sunday, lifting themselves to fourth in the Premier League with a comfortable 2-0 win at the London Stadium. Andriy Yarmolenko’s goal shortly before half-time and a wonderful late Aaron Cresswell free-kick extended United’s barren run on the road. United, who […]

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