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SportPesa CEO Karauri Feted As AllStars Return From Spain

NAIROBI, Kenya- Leading gaming firm SportPesa CEO, Ronald Karauri on Tuesday became the first individual to be jointly feted by Football Kenya Federation and the SportPesa Premier League for outstanding contribution to local football. Karauri was recognised with a special plaque by FKF and a lifetime pass to watch all SPL matches at a luncheon organised in Nairobi to welcome back the SPL AllStars team that returned from a successful tour of Spain. READ MORE

Derrick Rose of the New York Knicks as he looks to pass against the Los Angeles Lakers during their NBA match in Los Angeles, California. PHOTO/AFP

Derrick Rose of the New York Knicks as he looks to pass against the Los Angeles Lakers during their NBA match in Los Angeles, California. PHOTO/AFP

A Rose By Any Other Name: Cavs Agree Deal For Free Agent Derrick

LOS ANGELES, United States- Free agent point guard Derrick Rose is set to sign a one-year, $2.1 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, US media reported. Rose, the youngest player to win the NBA Most Valuable Player award when he took the trophy in 2011, met with Cavs officials in Ohio on Monday. READ MORE

Spoiler Alert: Muller Puts Morata Chelsea Debut To The Shade

SINGAPORE, Singapore- Big-money signing Alvaro Morata made his debut for Premier League champions Chelsea on Tuesday but was upstaged by two-goal Thomas Mueller as Bayern Munich won 3-2 in Singapore. The Spanish international striker signed for Chelsea from Real Madrid in a deal reported to be worth up to 80 million euros ($92m) last week, and climbed off the bench with about 30 minutes remaining of the match. READ MORE

Shattered Dreams: Bett Gutted After Leg Injury Ends Worlds Title Defence

NAIROBI, Kenya- World men 400m Hurdles champion Nicholas Bett is gutted after a leg injury ruled him out of a title defence at the London 2017 edition of the global track and field showpiece that runs from August 4 to 13. Bett who made history as the first Kenyan to win gold in a sprint event at the Beijing 2015 Worlds is still coming to terms with the disappointment. READ MORE

A Man Of Many Caps: Okumbi Draws Positives From Spain Tour

NAIROBI, Kenya- National team Harambee Stars head coach Stanley Okumbi has called for more overseas tours to be organised for local players and coaches if the country will realise its dream of playing at the 2022 World Cup. Okumbi was speaking on Tuesday at a welcome luncheon for the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) AllStars held at a Nairobi hotel where he led the select side to their tour of Spain. READ MORE

-Compiled by Louis Kalinga

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