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Jeptoo fails second doping test

20 December 2014, 10:09

Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago marathons for the last two years, tested positive for a banned substance in a B sample taken after she failed an out-of-competition check in September.

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Athletics Kenya battle heads to Sports Dispute Tribunal

19 December 2014, 13:12

The Milimani High Court has ordered Athletics Kenya's (AK) two opposing factions to file their complaints with the Kenya Sports Dispute Tribunal.

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Ochieng appointed Sevens coach

19 December 2014, 11:34

Felix Ochieng will take over from Paul Treu as coach of the Kenya Sevens team for the remainder of the season.

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Kiplimo not surprised following doping allegations

19 December 2014, 11:34

Joyce Jemutai Kiplimo gave up trying to get answers on doping charges after 12 trips to Athletics Kenya (AK) offices in Nairobi.

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Kiptanui wants tough doping laws

18 December 2014, 16:39

Three-time world 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Moses Kiptanui has called for tough sanctions on athletes who fail doping tests, saying "big money" was behind the cheating.

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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Doping common in Kenyan sport

17 December 2014, 12:20

A government investigation has found that doping is rampant across all of Kenya's major sports.

Best sport stories of 2014

17 December 2014, 13:36

The best offbeat sports stories of 2014.

Marathoner Kipsang misses doping test

17 December 2014, 15:00

New York Marathon champion Wilson Kipsang misses out-of-competition doping test.

Rugby union chairman Muthee quits

17 December 2014, 17:28

Kenya Rugby Union chairman Mwangi Muthee has quit.

Monday, 15 December 2014

Two Kenyan athletes fail drugs tests, five others suspects

15 December 2014, 18:07

Kenyan long-distance runners Viola Chelangat Kimetto and Joyce Jemutai Kiplimo have failed drugs tests and will be banned for two years, Athletics Kenya said.

Sunday, 14 December 2014

Pacquiao says Mayweather has 'nowhere to run'

14 December 2014, 10:41

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao vowed to chase Floyd Mayweather into ring submission after his US rival offered to fight him next year in a blockbuster world title face-off.

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Rudisha fears for Kenya's reputation

13 December 2014, 10:45

Kenya's reputation has been tarnished by allegations that the world athletics body covered up or did not investigate suspicious blood tests of some Kenyan athletes, Olympic champion David Rudisha says.

'Maasai Olympics' fights dwindling lion numbers

13 December 2014, 17:19

Leaping high into the air and hurling spears instead of javelins, traditional lion hunters in Kenya tested their skills in a special "Maasai Olympics" organised to save the endangered animals.

Friday, 12 December 2014

Coach Treu to quit after South Africa series

12 December 2014, 08:36

Paul Treu is to step down as Kenya sevens rugby coach after the Nelson Mandela Bay series in South Africa this weekend, the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) said.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Pakistan on edge as Kenya arrive in Lahore

10 December 2014, 17:56

Kenya's national cricket team arrived in Lahore amid tight security for the most high-profile series in Pakistan since a March 2009 attack on the Sri Lanka team.

Friday, 05 December 2014

Crocodile kills golfer at a Park

05 December 2014, 09:50

A four-metre-long crocodile has killed a South African golfer who went for a late night swim at a dam called Lake Panic in Kruger National Park, a park official said.

Thursday, 04 December 2014

Hughes tragedy hangs over India warm-up match

04 December 2014, 13:16

The tragedy of Phillip Hughes's shocking death hung like a dark cloud over the Gliderol Stadium on Thursday as India shifted their focus to cricket with a hastily arranged two-day practice match against a Cricket Australia XI in Adelaide.

Friday, 28 November 2014

Tributes continue as world comes to terms with Cricket tragedy

28 November 2014, 10:13

Cricket scoreboards around the world carried tributes to Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, while condolence messages flooded social media as the sporting world reacted to an untimely death.

Bouncers here to stay despite Hughes tragedy

28 November 2014, 11:30

On the opening day of the last Ashes series, Mitchell Johnson set the tone for five matches of Australian domination by sending a series of 150km per hour missiles whistling past the ears of a succession of English batsmen.

Hughes to be honoured with state memorial

28 November 2014, 11:30

The Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, who died on Thursday after being hit in the head by a ball, will be honoured with a state memorial service.

Touching #putoutyourbats Hughes tribute goes viral

28 November 2014, 12:49

Cricket bats were pictured leaning against front doors, stadiums and statues on Friday as the spontaneous #putoutyourbats tribute to fallen batsman Phillip Hughes went viral.

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Aussie batsman Hughes dies

27 November 2014, 09:44

Australian batsman Phillip Hughes has died from the injuries sustained when he was hit by a bouncer in a domestic game this week.

Injury crisis hit Kenya Sevens team

27 November 2014, 09:44

Injuries and an unresolved issue with experienced players have severely hit the Kenyan Sevens team ahead of the Dubai and South African legs of the IRB World series circuit.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Pacquiao would take less to fight Mayweather

25 November 2014, 12:31

Manny Pacquiao is open to taking a smaller purse in a dream match-up with undefeated American Floyd Mayweather, the Philippines boxing hero's business manager said.

Kenyan cricketers to tour Pakistan

25 November 2014, 12:31

Kenya are set to tour Pakistan to play against a second-string team as part of efforts to revive top-flight international cricket in the country, five years after it was halted due to a terror attack.

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