Kenya News

Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong tests positive for EPO
Reigning Olympic and London marathon champion Jemima Sumgong tests positive for the blood booster EPO in an out-of-competition test in her home country of Kenya.
Apr 7, 10:50
Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana celebrates winning the final of the women's 5000 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing on August 30, 2015
Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana breaks 10,000m world record on way to Rio gold medal
Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana breaks the world record on the way to Olympic gold in the women's 10,000m at the Rio Games.
Aug 12, 16:17
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Kenya athletics manager 'recalled amid allegations of bribery over doping'
Michael Rotich, the manager of the Kenyan Olympic athletics team, is recalled from the Rio 2016 Games following allegations of bribery over doping, according to reports.
Aug 7, 11:25
IOC Executive Committee Member Thomas Bach looks on during the 125th IOC Session - IOC Presidential Election at the Hilton Hotel on on September 10, 2013
Russian, Kenyan athletes must prove innocence to compete at Rio Olympics
The IOC announces that all athletes from Russia and Kenya must pass additional tests to prove their innocence ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
Jun 21, 14:28
A general view of the lane markers ahead of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships Moscow 2013 at the Luzhniki Sports Complex on August 9, 2013
Three Kenya Athletics officials provisionally suspended by IAAF
Three Kenya Athletics officials, including president Isaiah Kiplagat, are provisionally suspended for 180 days by the ethics commission of the IAAF.
Nov 30, 16:23
Joyce Zakary of Kenya competes in the Women's 400 metres heats during day three of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 24, 2015
Kenyan athletes Koki Manunga, Joyce Zakary fail drugs tests
Kenyan sprinters Koki Manunga and Joyce Zakary test positive for banned substances at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
Aug 26, 12:13
Kenya's Jairus Kipchoge Birech celebrates as he wins the men's 3000m steeplechase during the IAAF Diamond League athletics meeting at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, on July 4, 2015
Malaria forces Jairus Kipchoge Birech withdrawal
Jairus Kipchoge Birech confirms his absence from the upcoming Diamond League meeting in London because of malaria.
Jul 21, 15:28
New Rugby Union generic
Rugby 7s roundup: USA win London event, Fiji seal title
Sports Mole rounds up all the action from the final round of the Rugby Sevens World Series in London.
May 17, 18:24
Rita Jeptoo of Kenya celebrates after winning of the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 12, 2014
Rita Jeptoo banned for failed drugs test
Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo is given a two-year ban for failing a drugs test.
Jan 30, 16:42
Kenya's Wilson Kipsang celebrates after his win at the Berlin Marathon on September 29, 2013
Kenyan marathon runner Wilson Kipsang defends missing doping test
Wilson Kipsang hits out at Athletics Kenya for revealing that the 2014 New York Marathon champion missed an out-of-competition doping test in November.
Dec 17, 14:10
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Two Kenyan runners banned for two years for failing drug tests
Athletics Kenya confirms that two of its runners have been banned for two years after failing drug tests.
Dec 16, 09:43
David Rudisha of Kenya competes in the Men's 800 metres heats at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 29, 2014
David Rudisha bemoans poor preparation after defeat to Nijel Amos
David Rudisha admits that his preparation for the Commonwealth Games was disappointing after seeing Nijel Amos take the 800m title.
Jul 31, 21:54
Nijel Amos of Botswana celebrates winning gold in the Men's 800 metres final at Hampden Park during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014
Nijel Amos: 'David Rudisha is still the hero of 800m'
Nijel Amos calls David Rudisha the "hero" of the 800m after beating the Kenyan to the Commonwealth title on Thursday evening.
Jul 31, 21:37
David Rudisha of Kenya competes in the Men's 800 metres heats at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 29, 2014
David Rudisha happy with form after semi-final win at Commonwealth Games
David Rudisha declares himself pleased with his form ahead of the 800m final at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 30, 22:39
New Zealand's Ben Lam on July 27, 2014
Ben Lam: 'Scotland game helped us'
New Zealand's Ben Lam believes that his side's narrow victory over Scotland yesterday has put them in a good position for the second day of action at Ibrox.
Jul 27, 14:20
Amy Whitehead of Great Britain during the Virgin London Marathon on April 21, 2013
England's Amy Whitehead: 'I gave it everything I could'
Amy Whitehead reflects on her ninth-place finish in the women's marathon with pride after 'giving it her all' in Glasgow.
Jul 27, 13:28
England's Natalie Melmore poses with her gold medal during the women's lawn bowls singles awards ceremony during the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi on October 13, 2010
Natalie Melmore: 'Opponent made things tough'
Natalie Melmore of England reveals that Mirriam Nyokabi Ndungu was a very tricky opponent to face.
Jul 25, 14:41
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Philes Ongori pulls out of Commonwealth Games
Kenya's marathon hopeful Philes Ongori pulls out of the Commonwealth Games due to an undisclosed injury.
Jul 23, 21:41
Mo Farah
Sports Mole's Olympic athletics awards from London 2012
Sports Mole hands out awards for the most memorable moments from the athletics at the London Olympics over the past few days.
Aug 12, 12:04
David Rudisha
David Rudisha describes "unbelievable" world record
New Olympic champion and world record holder for the men's 800m, David Rudisha, describes this evening's feats as "unbelievable".
Aug 9, 20:33
Nicola Adams
Olympics: Guide to day 13
Sports Mole previews day 13 at London 2012 and selects the events in which Team GB are likely to add to their superb tally of medals.
Aug 9, 02:32
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Ezekiel Kemboi to switch to marathons
Olympic 3000m steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi says that he is considering giving up the track to focus on marathon running.
Aug 6, 10:04
Christine Ohuruogu
Christine Ohuruogu reaches 400m semi-finals
Great Britain's Christine Ohuruogu reaches the semi-finals of the women's 400m.
Aug 3, 12:03