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It is Mo Farah vs Gebrselassie – off the track

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Athletics icons Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie are locked in an escalating dispute just days away from the London Marathon with claims of robbery and an alleged assault at the heart of the row. Britain’s quadruple Olympic champion Farah, aiming to win Sunday’s race, …

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Cheptegei is Uganda’s best

Uganda’s Sports Personality of the year 2018 Joshua Cheptegei Past Sports Personality Recipients 1974- Polly Ouma (Football) 1983-Ruth Kyalisima (Athletics) 1987-Justin Arop (Javelin) 1988-She Cranes (Netball) 1989-Uganda Cranes (Football) 1990-Uganda Cranes (Football) 1991-Fred Muteweta (Boxing) 1992-Francis Ogola (Athletics) 1993-Rosette Musoke (Table Tennis) 1994-Julius Acon (Athletics) 1995-Railways Handball Team (Handball) 1996-Davis …

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X-COUNTRY: Cheptegei finally beats the world

. ➡ MEDALS 1⃣ Joshua CHEPTEGEI – GOLD 2⃣ Jacob KIPLIMO – SILVER 3⃣ Oscar CHELIMO – U-20 BRONZE 4⃣ U-20 Men team – SILVER 5⃣ Senior Women Team – BRONZE 6⃣ Senior men team – GOLD RESULT: Senior Men race 10km 1⃣ Joshua CHEPTEGEI 🇺🇬 31:40 Prize $30000 2⃣ Jacob KIPLIMO …

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Cheptegei gets another chance

4pm – 🇺🇬Uganda’s senior men team Joel AYEKO Thomas AYEKO Albert CHEMUTAI Joshua CHEPTEGEI Jacob KIPLIMO Maxwell ROTICH 3pm – 🇺🇬Uganda’s senior women team Esther CHEBET Rachael Zena CHEBET Juliet CHEKWEL Peruth CHEMUTAI Doreen CHESANG Stella CHESANG 2pm – 🇺🇬Uganda’s U20 men team Dan CHEBET Mathew Job CHEKWURUI Oscar CHELIMO …

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Kenyan men take first 17 places in Singapore marathon

Singapore, Singapore | AFP | Kenyans finished in the first 17 spots of the men’s Singapore marathon — with winner Joshua Kipkorir completing the race about half an hour quicker than the fastest non-Kenyan. Kipkorir — 24, and competing in the Singapore marathon for the first time — finished Sunday’s …

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Kenya’s Kipchoge, Colombian Ibarguen scoop IAAF awards

Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP | Kenyan marathon master Eliud Kipchoge and Colombian jumper Caterine Ibarguen won the IAAF men and women’s 2018 awards on Tuesday. Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin in September, smashing the previous best by an incredible 78 seconds as he clocked …

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World athletics body maintains Russia ban

Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP | The governing body of world athletics on Tuesday maintained Russia’s ban from track and field over mass state-backed doping, citing two conditions before the powerhouse can return to international competition. Rune Andersen, head of the IAAF’s taskforce on Russia, said Russian authorities, in …

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Young Americans ready to take King Bolt’s mantle

  Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP | Usain Bolt might have hung up his spikes, but there are at least two young American sprinters set to take up the mantle of the mighty multi-medal-winning Jamaican. Christian Coleman, 22, and Michael Norman, who turned 21 on Monday, have risen to the …

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