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Kenyans win gold as injured Cheptegei walks to finish line

Kenya’s Kamworor successfully defended his senior men’s World Cross Country Championship title on Sunday, a first back-to-back senior men’s winner since 2006. Joshua Cheptegei set a blistering pace after two laps to destroy the field, but in the final lap suddenly slowed down, and walked to the finish line in 30th …

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Kiplimo wins men’s junior gold

RESULT: Jacob Kiplimo takes the U20 men’s title, winning Uganda’s first ever gold medal in World Cross history. #iaafkampala2017 — IAAF (@iaaforg) March 26, 2017 Jacob Kiplimo took the lead in the 2nd of four laps, and held on to win Uganda a first ever gold at the World Championships …

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LIVE: Cheptegei looks set to defy Kenyans, Ethiopians

4.55PM: Uganda will not get a better chance than on home ground to end the reign of Kenya and Ethiopia in the senior men’s individual 10km race. “Going by what I saw in training, I believe our time for gold has finally come,” Uganda’s Stephen Kiprotich said, adding that “the …

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LIVE: Chesang leads Uganda’s senior women

3.50pm: Long distance ace Stella Chesang, 11th at the last World Cross Country championships, will lead Uganda’ quest for a second medal in the team event. Uganda will be hoping to better the bronze they won at the last championships in 2015.   ORDER / LANE ATHLETE COUNTRY SB 2017 …

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LIVE: Peruth Chemutai to lead Uganda in women U20 race

2.30PM: Uganda steeplechase runner Peruth Chemutai will lead Uganda quest for glory in the U-20 women’s event. The Ugandan junior women won a bronze in 2010. RESULT Letesenbet Gidey of Ethiopia defends her World U20 cross country title #iaafkampala2017 — IAAF (@iaaforg) March 26, 2017 POS BIB ATHLETE MARK DETAIL …

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LIVE: Mixed relays attract 13

2pm: Thirteen teams will compete in the mixed relays, the first time the event is held at the World Cross Country Championships. Uganda’s team has Nanyondo Winnie, Ruto Geoffrey Kipkorir, Ajok Dorcus, Musagala Ronald, Chebet Esther Abu Mayanja. RESULT: Kenya’s mixed relay team of Asbel, Mbithe, Koros and Chepkoech celebrate their …

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Kenya stretches unbeaten run in draw with Uganda

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Kenya stretched an unbeaten run to nine matches by drawing 1-1 at home against Uganda on Thursday. Michael Olunga gave the “Harambee Stars” a 35th-minute lead in a friendly at Kenyatta Stadium in eastern town Machakos. Kenya retained the lead against their long-time east African …

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