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Kenya's Kipyegon ready for Olympic title defence after long absence

05 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's Olympic 1,500 metres champion Faith Kipyegon said on Thursday that winning a silver medal at this year's World Championships in Doha after having a baby had motivated her to try to retain the Olympic title at Tokyo 2020.

Kenya's Chepkoech eyes fast track to Olympic gold

05 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's Beatrice Chepkoech, the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase world record holder, plans to add another major title to her first world championships win in September -- an Olympic gold medal.

Kenya's Kipruto criticises Diamond League changes

05 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's Olympic 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto has criticised the trimming of the Diamond League programme next year and told Reuters it will affect athletes' preparations ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Kosgei targets Olympic gold after smashing world record

05 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's Brigid Kosgei, the fastest-ever woman marathon runner, has set her sights on next year's Olympic games, where a win will solidify her place among the greatest to have ever competed in the sport.

Kenya's Rudisha aims to regain fitness, defend Olympic title

04 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's David Rudisha, the twice Olympic 800 meters champion and world record holder who has been sidelined for 2-1/2 years due to injury, wants a title hat-trick at next year's Tokyo Games.

Athletics-Kenya's Rudisha aims to regain fitness, defend Olympic title

04 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya, Dec 4 Kenya's David Rudisha, the twice Olympic 800 metres champion and world record holder who has been sidelined for 2-1/2 years due to injury, wants a title hat-trick at next year's Tokyo Games.

Athletics: Kenya eyes jail sentences for athletes caught doping

03 Dec 2019

NAIROBI Kenya plans to impose criminal penalties - including possible jail terms - on athletes caught doping, and it is now working on new legislation on the matter, its sports minister said on Tuesday.

Kenyan duo barred from Doha after failing to meet anti-doping rules

24 Sep 2019

NAIROBI Kenyan 5,000 metre runners Michael Kibet and Daniel Simiyu will not be allowed to compete at the athletics world championships in Doha after failing to meet anti-doping rule requirements, Athletics Kenya (AK) officials said on Tuesday.

Athletics: Ethiopia’s Dibaba out of world championships with foot injury

19 Sep 2019

NAIROBI Ethiopia’s 1,500 metres world record holder and 2015 world champion Genzebe Dibaba has withdrawn from the world championships starting in Doha next week due to a foot injury, her management company said on Thursday. | Video

Athletics - Kenyan trials too hot for Kipruto

13 Sep 2019

NAIROBI Olympic and world champion Conseslus Kipruto dropped out of the 3,000m steeplechase at Kenya's world championship trials on Friday after the race began at a fierce pace.

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