Abel Kirui of Kenya pulled ahead of defending champion Dickson Chumba for good in the final mile to win the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.
The Kenyan government has lifted the ban it imposed on the National Olympic Committee (NOCK) after the Rio Games as the nation attempts to rebuild faith in the organisation, a top civil servant said on Wednesday.
Three former officials of Kenya's disbanded Olympic committee were charged on Wednesday with theft and fraud offences relating to this year's Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The underfire Kenyan National Olympic Committee (NOCK) on Tuesday warned it faced imminent suspension from the IOC if the government failed to honour an agreement to reinstate it into office.
The World Anti-Doping Agency said late Wednesday that a Russian "cyber-espionage" group called Fancy Bears had leaked another batch of confidential athletes' information from its database.
Thursday, 15 September 2016
15 September 2016, 07:10
Auto and tech companies are in a race to get self-driving cars to the public, but as with many cutting-edge technologies there aren't enough trained engineers to meet the demand for talent.
Wednesday, 14 September 2016
14 September 2016, 19:22
Former Chicago marathon silver medalist Sammy Kitwara of Kenya will face a daunting task in his quest to conquer the Copenhagen half marathon on Sunday in Denmark.
Tuesday, 13 September 2016
13 September 2016, 17:21
Kenya's former world half marathon champion Gladys Cherono will not defend her Berlin marathon crown on Sept. 25.
Sunday, 11 September 2016
11 September 2016, 07:03
Kenya has named an eight-member board to replace its National Olympic Committee (NOCK), which was broken up last month over its handling of the team sent to the Rio Olympics.
Wednesday, 07 September 2016
07 September 2016, 07:12
Sports Minister Hassan Wario believes the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not ban the country from international competition after he disbanded their national affiliate over corruption and mismanagement.
07 September 2016, 17:56
The US Open quarter-finals kick off on Tuesday with Serena Williams saying she's just getting warmed up -- an ominous assessment for the other seven women with eyes on the prize.
Thursday, 01 September 2016
01 September 2016, 21:48
Another official of the disbanded NOCK appeared in court on Wednesday and was later released on bail in the ongoing crackdown against those responsible for the country's team mess at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
31 August 2016, 17:07
A South Sudanese Olympian who took part in the Rio 2016 Olympics as a member of the Refugee Olympic team was reconnected with his mother, 11 years after being separated from his family, the UN says.
Monday, 29 August 2016
29 August 2016, 10:32
The Kenyan Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) on Friday summoned athletes that competed for the nation to record statements on how officials mistreated them at the 31st Olympics Games in Brazil.
Friday, 26 August 2016
26 August 2016, 13:22
Following Ethiopian marathon runner, Feyisa Lelisa's courageous protest during the 2016 Rio Olympics, a GoFundMe initiative has been launched by supporters dedicated to the Olympian and his family.
26 August 2016, 17:24
Kenya on Thursday disbanded the country's National Olympic Committee (NOCK) over claims of mismanagement and financial impropriety during the just concluded Rio Olympic Games.
Thursday, 25 August 2016
25 August 2016, 07:12
Wario was summoned for investigations following complaints of stealing of uniforms, accrediting bloated list of 'joyriders' at the expense of coaches some of whom were left out of the Rio Games and fraud in ticketing.
25 August 2016, 16:33
Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee (NOC-K) because of the poor handling of the east African country's team during the Rio Olympics, sports minister Hassan Wario said on Thursday.
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
24 August 2016, 18:30
More South African Olympians have supported Sunette Viljoen after the South African javelin thrower hit out at SASCOC.
24 August 2016, 19:48
Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane has announced that he will retire from international football after next week's friendly against Oman.
Tuesday, 23 August 2016
23 August 2016, 12:33
Kenya achieved its most successful Olympics despite the doping and organisational challenges that nearly derailed its appearance in Rio de Janeiro.
23 August 2016, 14:44
Olympic 400m hurdles silver medalist Boniface Tumuti Mucheru of Kenya is on a mission to prove his achievement in Rio Games was no fluke.
Monday, 22 August 2016
22 August 2016, 13:35
Usain Bolt delivered. Mo Farah, Elaine Thompson, David Rudisha, three world records and a dominant United States played their part too, as athletics enjoyed being back in the limelight for the right reasons after a torrid year.