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Three sporting events to watch this week: Your handy guide to sport on television

The Irish Times 18 Feb 2024
GOLF – Sky Sports Golf, 10am-3pm Kenya OpenCYCLING – Eurosport 2, 10.30am-1pm – Stage 4 Tour of UAEHOCKEY – TNT Sports 1 – Noon Men ... NBA – TNT Sports 2 – 0.30am Suns @ Mavericks; 3am Lakers @ ...

Seychelles karting in South Africa at African Karting Cup |17 February 2024

Nation 17 Feb 2024
In January 2023 the Seychelles Karting Association (SKA) began discussions regarding potential affiliation with the CiK-FIA, the world governing body for karting, with the Kenya Motor Sports Federation (KMSF).

Legendary Kenyan runner who broke 4 world records passes away at 72

Anadolu Agency 16 Feb 2024
Athletics Kenya (AK), the governing body for the sport, said in a statement that Rono, who specialized in long-distance running events, passed away at Nairobi South Hospital after being hospitalized for 10 days.

Kenya: All You Need to Know About State of Kenya's Afcon 2027 Readiness

All Africa 16 Feb 2024
Nairobi -- Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba on Thursday presented before the National Assembly Committee on Sports the status report of Kenya's preparations towards hosting the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations ....

Legendary Washington State distance runner Henry Rono dies at 72

The Spokesman-Review 16 Feb 2024
Given his start in the sport, it had to be. Rono grew up in Kiptaragon, a village among the farms in Kenya’s Nandi Hills ... Rono returned to Kenya in 2019, on the family farmstead he purchased with some of his racing winnings.

Kenyan world-record slayer Henry Rono dies aged 72

The Irish Times 15 Feb 2024
Kenyan long-distance runner Henry Rono, who broke four world records in the span of 81 days in 1978, died on Thursday at the age of 72, Athletics Kenya said ... Kenya said in a statement ... Sport Briefing.

Kenya marathon star Kiptum’s funeral to be held February 24

Gulf News 14 Feb 2024
The funeral for Kenya’s world marathon record-holder Kelvin Kiptum, who died in a car crash at the weekend, will be held on February 24, an athletics federation official told AFP on Wednesday.

Qatar's embassies, consulates continue to organize various National Sport Day activities

The Peninsula 14 Feb 2024
The Embassy of the State of Qatar in the Republic of Kenya organized a sports event in Nairobi, with the participation of HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Kenya Mohammed bin Mutair Al Anzi, ...

How elite sport in Kenya has been rocked by tragedies including brutal murder of top ...

The Daily Mail 13 Feb 2024
Now, as Kenya and the sporting world mourn the loss of a national hero, MailOnline compares the strange cases of two potential all-time great athletes who were cut down before their prime - and recaps ...

Track and Field: Car crash kills marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum

TDN 13 Feb 2024
His death reverberated through Kenya, where runners are the biggest sports stars ... David Rudisha, Kenya's two-time Olympic champion in the 800 meters, wrote on X that Kiptum's death was "a huge loss.”.

Kenya Mourns Loss of Marathon World Record Holder Kelvin Kiptum

Beijing News 12 Feb 2024
That feeling is shared by many in Kenya, including Jackson Tuwei, president of sports body Athletics Kenya, who spoke to VOA on Monday ... for the athletics community both in Kenya and across the world.

World Athletics president Seb Coe leads tributes after marathon world record holder Kelvin Kiptum,...

The Daily Mail 12 Feb 2024
On Sunday night, it was confirmed that marathon world record holder Kiptum had died at the age of 24 following a car crash in his native Kenya ... Kenyan Sports Minister Ababu Namwamba wrote on X ... Kenya's minister for sports Ababu Namwamba wrote.

Kelvin Kiptum, Kenya's Marathon world record holder, dies in road accident at 24

Hindustan Times 12 Feb 2024
Kelvin Kiptum of Kenya celebrates after setting a new ... Similarly, Kenya's Sports Minister Ababu Namwamba lamented the tragic loss, describing Kiptum as a cherished gem and a true hero of the nation.

Mourners gather to pay respects to marathon world record holder Kelvin Kiptum, 24, who tragically...

The Daily Mail 12 Feb 2024
The runner passed away on Sunday at the age of 24 in his native Kenya, with his coach, Rwanda's Gervais Hakizimana, 37, also killed in the road accident near Kaptagat ... Kenya's minister for sports Ababu Namwamba wrote.

World marathon record holder Kelvin Kiptum, 24, dies in a car crash

The Daily Mail 12 Feb 2024
Marathon world record holder Kelvin Kiptum has died at the age of 24 following a car crash in his native Kenya ... Raila Odinga, Kenya's prime minister from 2008 to 2013, wrote on X ... Kenya's minister for sports Ababu Namwamba wrote.