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Fresh dawn for troubled Kenyan cricket with adoption of new constitution

China.dot.org 22 Oct 2021
22 (Xinhua) -- A new constitution for Kenya's ... This clears the path to eventual elections for Cricket Kenya (CK) to usher a new office following years of a managerial dispute that has stagnated the sport in the country that reached the semifinals of the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup.
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Agnes Tirop’s murder highlights pressures faced by top female athletes

Independent online (SA) 22 Oct 2021
Nairobi, Kenya - The death of Kenyan running ... slain star was 'jewel' in Kenya's athletics crown ... But "Tirop's death has been a wake-up call", Athletics Kenya spokesman Dominic Ondieki told AFP, adding that the country's sporting community needed to address the elephant in the room.
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Kenya runner's death highlights pressures faced by female athletes

Urdu Point 22 Oct 2021
In the past Athletics Kenya has sought to protect female athletes by closing two training camps in the Rift Valley for allegedly exploiting young women. But "Tirop's death has been a wake-up call", Athletics Kenya spokesman Dominic Ondieki told AFP, adding that the country's sporting community needed to address the elephant in the room.
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Agnes Tirop's death highlights pressures faced by female athletes

The Times of India 22 Oct 2021
But "Tirop's death has been a wake-up call", Athletics Kenya spokesman Dominic Ondieki told AFP, adding that the country's sporting community needed to address the elephant in the room ... "We shall invite sports psychologists and family counsellors to come and offer their professional counselling", Ondiek added.
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Mokoka wins CT Marathon; Simiyu smashes record

Supersport 17 Oct 2021
Alex Saekwo (Kenya; Greyhound Pro Sports Management) u2013 02.10.59</p>6 ... Wubshet Jote (Ethiopia; Newton Sports Agency) u2013 02.12.30</p>10 ... Lydia Simiyu (Kenya) u2013 02.25.44</p>2. Lucy Karimi (Kenya) - 02.25.56</p>3 ... Esther Macharia (Kenya; Greyhound Pro Sports Management) u2013 02.29.17</p>7.
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Behind an athlete’s murder, a tale of a relationship gone wrong

Indian Express 15 Oct 2021
Last month, Kenya’s Agnes Jebet Tirop, 25, set a world record of 30 minutes and 1 second in a 10K run to continue her steady rise in track and field. Earlier this week though, her body was discovered at her home in Iten, in West Kenya, with multiple fatal stab wounds ... For all the latest Sports News, download Indian Express App ... More Sports.
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World record holder athlete Tirop dead in apparent stabbing in Kenya – Sports,Athletics

TeluguStop 14 Oct 2021
Nairobi, Oct 14 . The world athletics community was in shock on Thursday as reports emerged from Kenya of the death of World 10,000m bronze meda. Source.TeluguStop.com Read More. ....
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Kenya’s Tirop found stabbed to death

Taipei Times 14 Oct 2021
Macharinyang, 35, was found in his home in West Pokot, Kenya. “He was such a brilliant athlete, committed to the sport where he competed for Kenya for many years in both cross country, and the 5,000m and 10,000m races,” Jackson Pkemoi, the West Pokot representative of Athletics Kenya, told reporters.
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Kenyan athlete Tirop found dead with stab wounds

The Wire 14 Oct 2021
Macharinyang, 35, was found in his home in West Pokot in western Kenya. "He was such a brilliant athlete, committed to the sport where he competed for Kenya for many years in both cross country and the 5,000m and 10,000m races," Jackson Pkemoi, the West Pokot representative of Athletics Kenya, told AFP.
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Kenyan police plead with husband of dead Tirop to surrender

Reuters 14 Oct 2021
The 25-year-old represented Kenya in the 5,000 metres at the Tokyo Olympics and finished fourth in the finals ... FILE PHOTO-Athletics - Diamond League - Doha - Qatar Sports Club, Doha, Qatar - May 4, 2018 Kenya's Agnes Jebet Tirop celebrates after finishing second in the women's 3000m REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari.
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Kenyan athlete Agnes Tirop found dead with stab wounds

Arab News 13 Oct 2021
Macharinyang, 35, was found in his home in West Pokot in western Kenya. “He was such a brilliant athlete, committed to the sport where he competed for Kenya for many years in both cross country and the 5,000m and 10,000m races,” Jackson Pkemoi, the West Pokot representative of Athletics Kenya, told AFP.
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Athletics: Record-breaking Kenyan distance runner Agnes Tirop found dead with stab wounds

The Wire 13 Oct 2021
Macharinyang, 35, was found in his home in West Pokot in western Kenya. “He was such a brilliant athlete, committed to the sport where he competed for Kenya for many years in both cross country and the 5,000m and 10,000m races,” Jackson Pkemoi, the West Pokot representative of Athletics Kenya, told AFP.
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Tokyo Olympics star and world record holder Agnes Jebet Tirop, 25, found stabbed to death ...

Russia Today 13 Oct 2021
Her death is understood to have occurred in the town of Iten, a high-altitude training area in Western Kenya – with local police launching an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident ... Tirop was one of the fastest-rising female athletes in Kenya and her death has sent shockwaves through the sport.
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Athletics: World Championships bronze medallist Tirop found stabbed to death

Straits Times 13 Oct 2021
She was found dead at her home in the high altitude training town of Iten in western Kenya ... "He was such a brilliant athlete, committed to the sport where he competed for Kenya for many years in both cross country and the 5,000m and 10,000m races," Jackson Pkemoi, the West Pokot representative of Athletics Kenya, said.
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Kenyan Olympic star Agnes Tirop found dead with stab wound: Official

Anadolu Agency 13 Oct 2021
Kenya’s celebrated Olympian athlete Agnes Tirop was found dead in her house in the Elgeyo-Marakwet County on Wednesday, authorities said ... In a written statement, Athletics Kenya, the main governing body for the sport of athletics in Kenya, said.

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