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Marathon queen Jeptoo handed two-year doping ban

30 January 2015, 17:00

Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago marathons for the last two years, has been banned from the sport for two years after failing a drugs test, Athletics Kenya (AK) said.

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Murray downs Berdych to reach Australian Open final

29 January 2015, 18:10

Britain's Andy Murray stormed into his fourth Australian Open final with a commanding four-sets win over Czech Tomas Berdych.

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China, Norway to help Kenya fight doping

29 January 2015, 09:19

Kenya has partnered with Chinese and Norwegian anti-doping agencies to help root out drugs cheats in the east African country famous for its middle and long-distance runners.

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KRU cash strapped, rugby team might miss Vodacom Cup

23 January 2015, 18:30

Kenya's participation in the South African Rugby Union's (SARU) Vodacom Cup is in doubt due to a lack of funding.

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Federer out of Aussie Open in 3rd round

23 January 2015, 16:20

Roger Federer upset in 3rd round of Australian Open, loses in 4 sets to Andreas Seppi.

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Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Kenya Rugby Union appoints new CEO

20 January 2015, 12:27

The Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Board has announced that Mr. Ronald Bukusi has been appointed as its new CEO.

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Moves in Kenya to criminalise doping

18 January 2015, 17:09

Politicians in distance running powerhouse Kenya are coming under mounting pressure to push through laws criminalising doping and put an end to months of suspicion, recriminations and shame.

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Kenya to face Namibia in ICC opener

13 January 2015, 12:32

Kenya's national cricket team will take on Namibia in the ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament opener in Windhoek.

Kenyan handed key African rugby role

13 January 2015, 12:32

Kenya's Erick Situma has been handed a permanent role as a Regional Development Officer with Rugby Africa, the body mandated to govern the game on the African continent.

Monday, 12 January 2015

Kamande called up to cricket squad

12 January 2015, 14:49

Former national captain Jimmy Kamande has been called up to the Kenya squad that will participate in the World Cricket League Division Two tournament in Namibia.

Thursday, 08 January 2015

Kenyan born marathoner banned 1 year for missing doping test

08 January 2015, 12:24

French marathoner James Theuri receives 1-year ban for missing 3 anti-doping tests.

Rita Jeptoo doping hearing to be held next week

08 January 2015, 18:19

Doping hearing for Rita Jeptoo scheduled for Jan. 15; coaches and agent also summoned.

Wednesday, 07 January 2015

Kenya to host volleyball Africa Nations Cup tournament

07 January 2015, 10:52

Kenya will stage the volleyball Africa Nations Cup tournament in June and May for both women's and men's competition.

Sunday, 04 January 2015

Dakar Rally gets underway

04 January 2015, 16:02

Spain's Marc Coma, defending the motorcycle title he won last year, got the 2015 Dakar Rally underway in Buenos Aires.

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

India captain Dhoni retires from test cricket

30 December 2014, 11:57

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has retired from test cricket, the India cricket board said.

Friday, 26 December 2014

Rogers, Watson out for fifties in 3rd India Test

26 December 2014, 08:53

Chris Rogers and Shane Watson scored half-centuries as Australia were made to work after winning the toss on the opening day of the third Test against India in Melbourne Friday.

Monday, 22 December 2014

Boxing great Muhammad Ali hospitalized

22 December 2014, 09:07

Muhammad Ali in hospital with 'mild' pneumonia; prognosis good, short stay expected.

Kenya defends anti-doping record

22 December 2014, 12:20

Kenyan athletics bosses have defended the country's record on doping, despite 32 athletes having tested positive for banned substances in in- and out-of-competition tests in the last five years.

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Rotich, Timbilil win Taipei marathon

21 December 2014, 16:46

Julius Chepkwony Rotich beat his compatriot and defending champion Josphat Kamzee Jepkopol to win the men's title in the Taipei marathon.

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Jeptoo fails second doping test

20 December 2014, 09:09

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.

Friday, 19 December 2014

Kiplimo not surprised following doping allegations

19 December 2014, 10:34

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

Ochieng appointed Sevens coach

19 December 2014, 10:34

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

Athletics Kenya battle heads to Sports Dispute Tribunal

19 December 2014, 12:12

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

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Kiptanui wants tough doping laws

18 December 2014, 15:39

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.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Rugby union chairman Muthee quits

17 December 2014, 17:28

Kenya Rugby Union chairman Mwangi Muthee has quit.

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