Over 1,500 athletes set to compete in the 14th edition of Safaricom Madoka Half Marathon

George Mwaluma, Area Sales Manager, Safaricom Limited presents a sponsorship  cheque to Hon. Maj (Rtd) Marsden Madoka, Founder of the Madoka Half Marathon during the launch of the Safaricom Madoka Half Marathon.   Tesia Isanga Organisation (TIO), Safaricom and Athletics Kenya have  launched the 14th edition of the Safaricom Madoka Half Marathon. Speaking at the launch, Hon. Maj (Rtd) Marsden Madoka, Chairman, Tesia Isanga Organisation and Founder of the Madoka Half Marathon stated the growth and success of the marathon since inception, highlighting its impact in growing athletes in the coast region as well as…

Talanta Mtaani Second edition Kicks off

The second edition of Wanyonyi Junior tournament dubbed Talanta Mtaani sponsored by international sports journalist Dennis Wanyonyi continued to register different results at Vuyika -Kabras ground, Matete Sub-county in Kakamega county. In a match played on Saturday, M360 under the stewardship of Martin Luvisia thrashed Matete United 3-0, while Muhomo outplayed neighbors Kiliboti with a similar scoreline. On Sunday, Marukusi were held to a barren draw by Makuche at Marukusi. The tournament which attracted more than twenty teams from various sub-locations within Chevaywa ward is meant to nature talent among…

Mo Salah Grilled on Retirement, AMR Warda and Women’s Rights

What does football superstar Mohamed Salah think about his position in the Egypt team and their performance in the Africa Cup of Nations? The superstar shared his thoughts in an interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson in Connect the World, and also talked about his controversy-mired colleague Amr Warda. Here are key quotes from the interview:  On winning the Champions League: “Honestly it was great. It’s a dream for everyone, the city, the player, to win a Champions League, so something great and something very big. So everyone was having that…

Nyamu hails sports progress in Nairobi,says new stadia will improve football

Karen Nyamu,is not a new name to Nairobi Households. The Highcourt advocate made headlines when she contested the Nairobi Woman Representative seat back in 2017. She was not successful but has remained active in leadership forums and activities across the county. What stands out is her magnificent love for sports,talent development and education in the society. Over the weekend,she stole the show when she graced the Kothbiro finals at Ziwani Sports Ground,where she chucked out Sh 50,000 to appreciate teams that made it to the last four. Kingston FC from…

Community Shield Kicks off the 2019/2020 Season!

GOtv Max & Plus customers to also enjoy the epic rivalry between Liverpool and Manchester City live on SuperSport Manchester City and Liverpool will for the first time this season go head to head in the Community Shield on Sunday 4 August 2019, kick-off at 16:00 CAT. The Community Shield sees the revival of the rivalry between Liverpool and Man City – certainly the top two teams in England, and perhaps all of Europe. While the Citizens dominated domestically by winning a treble of Premier League, League Cup and FA Cup, the Reds picked…

Aladwa defends betting firms,says criminalizing them will create unemployment

Makadara MP George Aladwa has come to the defense of betting firms in the country,saying that the government should come out clear on the measures against the betting industry. The legislator says that it’s the role of the government to come up with proper rules and regulations that will provide a level playing ground to all the companies. In a message posted to his various social media accounts,Aladwa said that it is important to think about the plight of the youths who will be affected . ” Sportpesa and Betin…

Good news to DStv and GOtv Subscribers as 2019 Afcon Comes home

It’s Africa’s football stars’ time to shine! As Africa’s top footballers get together in Egypt this June for the continent’s biggest football tournament, SuperSport will bring all the action live and in HD! Kenya will play its first match on 23rd June 2019 against Algeria in the group stages and DStv and GOtv subscribers can gear up for the action at no extra cost. In true SuperSport Style with live games and HD coverage, magazine shows, detailed pre and post-game analysis from leading football experts and well packaged highlights, DStv…

Learn about the new generation of rock climbers in Kenya

This week on Inside Africa, CNN International travels to Kenya to explore its iconic climbing culture. From urban walls to Mount Kenya’s snowy peaks, the programme learns how a new generation of climbers are conquering their own mountains. Kenyan born Allan Wide tells the writer how significant his sport, rock climbing, is to Kenya. He says:  “Climbing has always had quite a culture in Kenya. To understand it, I think you’ve probably got to go back quite far… the first ascent of Mount Kenya was in 1899. At that time…

Liverpool vs Tottenham: A great English Showdown in Madrid

In a little over 24-hours’ time, the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid will host the 64th Final of European’s Premier Cup competition and the 27th Final since the tournament was rebranded as the Champions League nearly 3 decades ago. The 2018/19 Final between Tottenham and Liverpool is only the second all-English climactic fixture of the competition since it’s original inception in 1955, and it sets up a mouth-watering local skirmish on a continental battleground in the Spanish capital. There is no denying that Liverpool have been absolutely sensational this season, and it’s quite…

Paul Odera Appointed as The Simbas Head Coach

Odera is currently the Head Coach for Chipu; the Under 20 National Team that recently qualified for the JWRT for the second time. With the close of the regular fifteen a side season, the Kenya Rugby Union (www.KRU.co.ke) would like to announce the appointment of a technical team to manage The Simbas for the upcoming 2019 assignments. Paul Odera comes in as Head Coach. Odera is currently the Head Coach for Chipu – the Under 20 National Team that recently qualified for the JWRT for the second time. First time was…