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World Athletics spares Kenya international ban over doping

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Kenya was on Wednesday spared an international ban from athletics, although the country will be “monitored closely” by World Athletics due to the spiraling cases. At a news conference from Rome that was streamed live to the expectant east African distance running powerhouse, World Athletics President …

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Jacob Kiplimo triumphs in England’s Great North Run

  🏅 Elite Mens: Jacob Kiplimo 00:59:33 🏅 Elite Womens: Hellen Obiri 01:07:05 🏅 Elite Mens Wheelchair: David Weir 00:42:59 🏅 Elite Womens Wheelchair: Eden Rainbow-Cooper 00:51:27 Newcastle, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Jacob Kiplimo continued cementing his place as the best long distance runner in the world, with another …

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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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BRONZE: Nakaayi wins Uganda first ever Indoors medal

🔴 RESULT 800 m final Ajee Wilson 🇺🇲 1:59.09 🥇 Freweyni Hailu 🇪🇹 2:00.54 🥈 Halimah Nakaayi 🇺🇬 2:00.66 🥉 ➡1500m W final 1⃣ Gudaf #Tsegay 🇪🇹 3:57.19 2⃣ Axumawit Embaye 🇪🇹 4:02.29 3⃣ Hirut Meshesha 🇪🇹 4:03:39 4⃣ Winnie Nanyondo 🇺🇬 4:04.60 5⃣ Josette Norris 🇺🇸 4:04.71 Belgrade, Serbia | …

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Nakaayi eyes medal in World Indoors 800m final

🔴 TODAY 8.05pm  | 800m final – Nakaayi 🇺🇬 **** Saturday Results summary ➡800m finalists Habitam Alemu 🇪🇹 2:01.12Q Catriona Bisset 🇦🇺 2:01.24Q Halimah Nakaayi 🇺🇬 2:01.47q Natoya Goule 🇯🇲 2:01.65Q Freweyni Hailu 🇪🇹 2:01.70Q Lindsey Butterworth 🇨🇦 2:01.99q Ajee’ Wilson 🇺🇸 2:03.42Q Lorena Martin 🇪🇸 2:03.85Q ➡1500m W final 1⃣ Gudaf …

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Nanyondo into World Indoor 1,500m final

Belgrade, Serbia | THE INDEPENDENT | Middle distance ace Winnie Nanyondo has finished second in heat one of the 1,500m race to qualify for the World Indoor Championship final race in Belgrade, Serbia. Nanyondo, 28 who was the first Ugandan to race at the event after over ten years, failed to …

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