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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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Joshua Cheptegei’s 5K world record ratified

Paris, France | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The world athletics governing body IAAF has ratified four records, including that of Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei, that were set before the COVID-19 pandemic brought activity to a halt. Others ratified are that of Armand Duplantis, world pole vault record of 6.17m, Yulimar Rojas’s world indoor …

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Uganda picks 10 for World Half Marathon after Source of Nile race

Top 5 Men 1. Chebet Abel/Police – 1:02.33 2. Kibet Moses/KCCA – 1:03.36 3. Chemonges Robert/Police – 1:03.42 4. Soyekwo Kibet/KCCA – 1:04.14 5. Kwemoi Vitalis/KCCA – 1:04.21 Top 5 Women 1. Chesang Doreen/UWA – 1:13.25 2. Chemutai Doreen/Prisons – 1:13.36 3. Chebet Rachael Zena/Prisons – 1:14.57 4. Ajok Dorcus/Prisons …

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Sprint star Blake lashes IAAF chief Coe for ‘killing’ athletics

New Delhi, India | AFP | Ace Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake has slammed world athletics chief Sebastian Coe for taking away track and field disciplines such as the 200 metres from next year’s Diamond League. The International Association of Athletics Associations (IAAF) dropped the 200m, 3,000m steeplechase, triple jump and discus from its list of …

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Cheptegei nominated for 2019 World Athlete of Year award

✳ Nominees 2019 Male World Athlete of the Year  ✅ Joshua Cheptegei 🇺🇬 ✅ Donavan Brazier 🇺🇸 ✅ Christian Coleman 🇺🇸 ✅ Timothy Cheruyiot 🇰🇪 ✅ Steven Gardiner 🇧🇭 ✅ Sam Kendricks 🇺🇸 ✅ Eliud Kipchoge 🇰🇪 ✅ Noah Lyles 🇺🇸 ✅ Daniel Stahl 🇸🇪 ✅ Christian Taylor 🇺🇸 ✅ …

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Kenyan athletes back in the spotlight over doping claims

IAAF chief Coe confirms knowledge of German media’s Kenya doping claims Doha, Qatar | AFP | IAAF president Sebastian Coe confirmed on Monday reports in German media which said the governing body’s integrity unity had received claims of doping against Kenyan athletes ahead of the World Championships. Television channel ZDF …

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