Kiplimo To Renew Acquaintances With Kandie in UAE

Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo is braced with another battle against Kenyan Kibiwott Kandie at the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon. Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon is an annual half marathon held in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The event will welcome the world’s greatest professional runners to Al Marjan Island,...
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Cheptegei’s 10,000m World Record Ratified

World Athletics has made Joshua Cheptegei's 10,000m officially valid. Cheptegei smashed a long standing record held by Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele when he set 26:11.00 at the NN Valencia World Record Day on October 7 this year. Cheptegei's performance came less than two months after he broke the World 5000m record...
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Kiplimo Braced For Valencia Half Marathon

Uganda’s long distance sensational, Jacob Kiplimo is set to compete in Valencia Half Marathon this weekend (December 6) with his major goal of running faster time than his previous World performance. Kiplimo in October won the World Half Marathon clocking 58:49 in Gdynia, Poland. However, athletics pundits predict new World...

All Set For Weekend National Mountain Championships

The National Mountain Running Championships is set for November 28 in the hills of Kapchorwa to determine the 2020 champions. Battle lines are already drawn between contenders and arch-rivals, Prisons, Police and Arua Clubs for national titles. The Kapchorwa event climaxes the 2020 season which had only four national competitions...

Four Ugandan Athletes To Compete At Delhi Marathon

Four Ugandan distance runners have been added to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon men’s field due November 29, 2020 in India. The Ugandans who will compete in the 16th edition of this World Athletics Gold Label race include Stephen Kissa, Victor Kiplangat, Mathew Chekwurui and Abel Sikowo. Kissa and Kiplangat...

Kiplimo, Chemutai Shine At NBC Tanzania Marathon

Uganda's Philip Kiplimo and Doreen Chemutai were triumphant on Sunday at the NBC Tanzania Marathon. Kiplimo won the Men's marathon in a time of 2:17:26 to fend off resistance from Tanzania Hamis Misai (2:17:35) and Kenya's Stanley Kipchirchir (2:19:13). Kiplimo bags Sh5.6m (3.5m TZ currency) for winning the 42.2km race....

Five Ugandan Athletes Off For Tanzania Marathon

The Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has cleared five athletes to compete in the NBC Tanzania Marathon due November 22, 2020. The race will take place in Dodoma, attracting many athletes from various countries. The Ugandan Contingent left on Thursday by road ahead of Sunday's event. Uganda will field three runners...

Uganda Athletics Federation Launch Olympic Games Program

Uganda Athletics Federation has launched the Olympic Games program as 2020 competition season concludes November 28 with the National Mountain Running Championships in Kapchorwa. The launched 2021 Program that leads to the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games kick starts with the 1st Track and Field Trials slated for January 23...

Kipruto Charged After ‘Sex With 15-year Old’ Claims

Kenyan middle distance runner Conseslus Kipruto has been charged for having sex with a minor. The 3000m steeplechase Olympic champions was later released on bail after pleading not guilty to charges of defilement. This, was during a hearing on Monday in his hometown of Kapsabet. Kipruto was charged with having...

Cheptegei Has My Vote – Kipchoge

World Marathon Record Holder Eliud Kipchoge says that he will vote for Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei for the 2020 Male Athlete of the year. Cheptegei is among the nominees for the Athlete of the year, an accolade Kenya's Kipchoge has won for the last two years. Kenya's Timothy Cheruiyot who ran...

Joshua Cheptegei’s 5000m World Record Ratified

Joshua Cheptegei's 5000m world record has been ratified by World Athletics body. The formal consent comes two months and 15 days since Cheptegei broke the record in Monaco. The Long distance runner, on August 14, set a record of 12:35.36 at the Monaco's Wanda Diamond League, beating a long standing...

Cheptegei’s Coach Expresses Preparation Concerns

Joshua Cheptegei has not had enough preparations ahead of the 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships, according to his coach Addy Ruiter. Cheptegei leads team Uganda at the championship in Gdynia, Poland, due this Saturday October 17, 2020. Cheptegei will be making his debut appearance at the World Half Marathon....

World Half Marathon: Team Uganda Flies Out

Uganda Athletics FederationSmarting from setting a new 10,000m World Record in Valencia, Joshua Cheptegei now leads Team Uganda’s onslaught for top honours at the World Half Marathon Championships. The World Athletics Half Marathon Championship Gdynia 2020, is due October 17, 2020 in the northern Polish Baltic coast city, Poland. The...
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Chelangat, Nanyondo Shine In Hengelo

Ugandan duo Sarah Chelangat and Winnie Nanyondo grabbed podium finishes at the FBK After Summer Competition in Hengelo, Netherlands on Saturday. Chelangat finished third behind Netherland's Sifan Hassan and Ethiopia's Tsehay Gemechu in 10,000m. Her 31:06.46 time is a National record, breaking the previous best of 31:37.99 set by Juliet...

Athletics: Uganda’s Chelangat to compete in Hengelo

Ugandan long distance runner Sarah Chelangat departs to Netherland tonight to compete in her second international race of the 2020 season. The 20-year old athlete is scheduled to compete in the 5000m Hengelo Meeting due October 10, 2020 in Hengelo. She departs tonight 11.00pm and flies back home on October...
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