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Cheptegei to skip Doha, eyes Oregon Diamond League

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s double gold medal winner at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei has said he will take part in the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League slated for May 25-26 in Eugene, Oregon. “My body will be in better shape for the Oregon event. …

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MUSEVENI: Peace key to sports success

    Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has celebrated Uganda’s success at the just concluded Commonwealth Games, saying, sportsmen have been able to flourish because of long time peace in the country. “For those who are saying that we (Government) are harvesting where we didn’t sow, …

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Cheptegei’s father unhappy, Maj Seiko cries

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The father of Uganda’s double gold medal winner at the just ended Commonwealth Games has expressed his unhappiness on how the government treats family and friends of medal winners. Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei won gold for Uganda in the 5,000m and 10,000m at the Games …

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Double gold for Cheptegei

 ▶ 10,000m final  ?? |  Cheptegei GOLD |  Kiplimo 4th | Toroitich 7th | Gold Coast, Australia | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Joshua Cheptegei emulated Moses Kipsiro’s 2010 double gold winning feat by winning the 10,000m final in a new Commonwealth Games record 27:19.62 on Friday. Cheptegei was stretched all the way by Canadian  Mohammed Ahmed …

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Cheptegei goes for the double

 ▶ 10,000m final 2pm: Cheptegei | Toroitich | Kiplimo ?? Gold Coast, Australia | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Joshua Cheptegei is set to emulate Moses Kipsiro’s Commonwealth Games double winning feat when he competes in the 10,000m final on Friday. Cheptegei is a firm favourite to add the 10,000m title to the …

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Cheptegei wins GOLD

  ▶ 5000m Cheptegei GOLD ??GC2018athletics Gold Coast, Australia | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda’s long distance ace Joshua Cheptegei has won the 5000m gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. After a slow start, 21-year-old Cheptegei took charge of the race in the last 5 of 12.5 laps, finishing powerfully in 13:50.83 for …

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