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DOUBLE GOLD: Kiplimo is the new Cheptegei!

Kenyans second best again as Kiplimo steps the pedal in last lap 🔴 Commonwealth Games  ✳ Kiplimo 🇺🇬 3.08.08 🥇 ✳ Kimeli 🇰🇪 13:08.19 ✳ Krop 🇰🇪 13:08.48 🔴World Under-20 Championships ✳ W 5000m final Prisca Chesang 🥉 Birmingham, UK | THE INDEPENDENT |  The look on Nicholas Kimeli’s face (photo above) said it all. Jacob …

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She Cranes tame South Africa, 5th at Commonwealth netball

⚫ 5th/6th Classification Match ✳ South Africa 48 Uganda 54 Birmingham, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s She Cranes produced a superb first half show, to upset South Africa and take 5th place in netball at the Commonwealth games here. South Africa, ranked 5th in the world, started the better …

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Chemutai secures bronze despite fall

  Birmingham, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s medal tally at the Commonwealth Games jumped to three, with Olympic champion Peruth Chemutai recovering from a fall to secure bronze in the Steeplechase final Friday. For 2,500 metres it was an impressive two-horse race between Kenya and Uganda for the gold …

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Winning start for the Arsenal

FT 🔴 0-2 Palace vs Arsenal London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT |  It’s always a special feeling when Premier League football returns in August. The anticipation was ramped up even more by the noise emanating from the Holmesdale, as a giant display honouring the club’s history was hoisted aloft as …

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Neymar holds key to Brazil’s World Cup hopes: Ronaldo

Sao Paulo, Brazil | Xinhua | Brazilian football great Ronaldo has urged compatriot Neymar to stay fully focused ahead of this year’s World Cup, believing the Paris Saint-Germain forward holds the key to the team’s fortunes in Qatar. Neymar has struggled with injuries and inconsistent form since his world record 222 …

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Nanyondo storms Sunday’s 1500m final in Birmingham

Birmingham, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Middle distance ace Winnie Nanyondo has qualified for the Sunday’s Commonwealth Games women’s 1500-meter final after winning heat two of the semi-finals. The 2018 Commonwealth bronze medalist produced a great performance to win a highly competitive race that was decided in the last 50-meters …

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GOLD: Kiplimo steps into Cheptegei’s shoes

✳ Jacob KIPLIMO  27:09.19 🥇 ✳ Daniel Simiu EBENYO 27:11.26 🥈 ✳Kibiwott KANDIE 27:20.34 🥉 Birmingham, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Jacob Kiplimo has clinched gold in the 10,000m final in a new Commonwealth Games time of 27:09:19. He continues a strong Ugandan tradition in the 10,000m that has seen the country’s runners …

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