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Teenager Kiplangat wins National Cross Country in Tororo

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The year’s edition of the national cross country championship is done, and the winner Hosea Kiplangat. In the  highly competitive championship, Uganda’s Long distance runner Kiplangat against all odds managed to hit the finishing point before any other 2:14:0 ahead of Kusuro Geoffrey who …

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Cheptegei misses out, Duplantis and Rojas world’s best in 2020

  📌 #WorldAthleticsAwards 2020 Male athlete of year ✳ 2020 • Duplantis 🇸🇪 Female athlete of year ✳ 2020 • Rojas 🇻🇪 📌 The other award winners ✳ Member Federations Award Polski Związek Lekkiej Atletyki (Polish Athletics Association) ✳ Covid Inspiration Award Ultimate Garden Clash, an original idea by Renaud Lavillenie ✳ President’s Award Tommie Smith, …

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LIVE: World Athletics Awards night in Monaco

LIVE 📌 World Athletics Awards 6pm TODAY ✳ Contenders • Cheptegei 🇺🇬 • Crouser 🇺🇸 • Duplantis 🇸🇪 • Vetter 🇩🇪 • Warholm 🇳🇴 • Gidey 🇪🇹 • Hassan 🇳🇱 • Jepchirchir 🇰🇪 • Rojas 🇻🇪 • Herah 🇯🇲 Monaco, Principality of Monaco | THE INDEPENDENT | The world’s best athletes will …

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Kipchoge votes for heir apparent Cheptegei 👑

📌 World Athletics Awards 6pm TODAY ✳ Contenders • Cheptegei 🇺🇬 • Crouser 🇺🇸 • Duplantis 🇸🇪 • Vetter 🇩🇪 • Warholm 🇳🇴 • Gidey 🇪🇹 • Hassan 🇳🇱 • Jepchirchir 🇰🇪 • Rojas 🇻🇪 • Herah 🇯🇲 Kampala, Uganda  | LOUIS JADWONG | Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge has acknowledged Joshua Cheptegei as the …

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Uganda’s Kissa wins bronze at Airtel Delhi Half Marathon title

  DELHI HALF MARATHON TOP 8 🥇58:53 Amdework Walelegn🇪🇹CR(←59:06) 🥈58:54 Andamlak Belihu🇪🇹 🥉58:56 Stephen Kissa🇺🇬 ④59:04 Muktar Edris🇪🇹 ⑤59:10 Leonard Barsoton🇰🇪 ⑥59:22 Tesfahun Akalnew🇪🇹 ⑦59:26 Victor Kiplangat🇺🇬 ⑧59:51 Shadrack Kimining🇰🇪 New Delhi, India | THE INDEPENDENT | Long distance athletics ace Stephen Kissa has grabbed a bronze in a tough 2020 …

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CHEPTEGEI: Time to set another world record

LIVE  *⃣ 5,000m race (women) – 10.33pm Today *⃣ 10,000m race – 10.55pm  Today *⃣ 25 laps *⃣ Current world record 26:17.53 – Kenenisa Bekele *⃣ Cheptegei best time 26:48.36 Cheptegei set to break 15-year-old world record Valencia, Spain | THE INDEPENDENT | Joshua Cheptegei aims to become the greatest distance runner of …

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Kenyan runner escapes death narrowly after hippopotamus attack

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |    Kenyan road runner Edwin Mokua narrowly escaped death on Monday, and is currently recuperating at the hospital after being attacked by a hippopotamus while on a training run. The 27-year-old Mokua, who holds personal best of 1:02:50 in the half marathon, suffered four broken ribs …

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Kiplimo wins Rome 3000m race in new national record

ROME DIAMOND LEAGUE Men’s 3000m 🥇7:26.64 Jacob Kiplimo🇺🇬 WL DLR NR 🥈7:27.05 Jakob Ingebrigtsen🇳🇴 NR 🥉7:28.02 Stewart McSweyn🇦🇺 AR ④7:38.27 Yemaneberhan Crippa🇮🇹 NR ⑤7:39.75 Mike Foppen🇳🇱 ⑥7:47.48 Isaac Kimeli🇧🇪 ⑦7:48.08 Matthew Ramsden🇦🇺 ⑧7:48.63 Osama Zoghlami🇮🇹 Rome, ITALY | THE INDEPENDENT | Jacob Kiplimo has broken Moses Kipsiro’s national record (7:30.95) in …

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