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DOUBLE GOLD: Kiplimo is the new Cheptegei!

Kenyans second best again as Kiplimo steps the pedal in last lap 🔴 Commonwealth Games  ✳ Kiplimo 🇺🇬 3.08.08 🥇 ✳ Kimeli 🇰🇪 13:08.19 ✳ Krop 🇰🇪 13:08.48 🔴World Under-20 Championships ✳ W 5000m final Prisca Chesang 🥉 Birmingham, UK | THE INDEPENDENT |  The look on Nicholas Kimeli’s face (photo above) said it all. Jacob …

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MUSEVENI: I am talking to the Russians and Americans

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni reiterated that the government has no solution to the runaway fuel and other commodity prices. Addressing the country last evening at State House Nakasero, Museveni insisted that contrary to popular calls, it would be a mistake to subsidize or …

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Chemutai secures bronze despite fall

  Birmingham, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s medal tally at the Commonwealth Games jumped to three, with Olympic champion Peruth Chemutai recovering from a fall to secure bronze in the Steeplechase final Friday. For 2,500 metres it was an impressive two-horse race between Kenya and Uganda for the gold …

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Winning start for the Arsenal

FT 🔴 0-2 Palace vs Arsenal London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT |  It’s always a special feeling when Premier League football returns in August. The anticipation was ramped up even more by the noise emanating from the Holmesdale, as a giant display honouring the club’s history was hoisted aloft as …

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GOLD: Kiplimo steps into Cheptegei’s shoes

✳ Jacob KIPLIMO  27:09.19 🥇 ✳ Daniel Simiu EBENYO 27:11.26 🥈 ✳Kibiwott KANDIE 27:20.34 🥉 Birmingham, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Jacob Kiplimo has clinched gold in the 10,000m final in a new Commonwealth Games time of 27:09:19. He continues a strong Ugandan tradition in the 10,000m that has seen the country’s runners …

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