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Kenya's Elijah Motonei Manangoi (L) wins the final of the men's 1500m athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on August 13, 2017. PHOTO/AFP
Kenya's Elijah Motonei Manangoi (L) wins the final of the men's 1500m athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on August 13, 2017. PHOTO/AFP

Manangoi Tops Online Poll For Athlete Of The Year Award

NAIROBI, Kenya- World 1500m champion, Elijah Manangoi has saluted the Kenyan online community for overwhelmingly voting for him in the race to be crowned the 2017 IAAF Male Athlete of the Year next month. Manangoi topped the online poll for the long-listed male and female athletes following a sustained campaign by the social media-savvy runner who has over 5000 friends on Facebook. READ MORE

Tuyisenge Treble Fires Gor To Feed On The Sharks

NAIROBI, Kenya- Rwandese forward, Jacques Tuyisenge, became the first player to sink a hat-trick for Gor Mahia FC in over two years as the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) leaders feasted on Kariobangi Sharks FC 3-1 on Tuesday in Kisumu. Stung by losing their fourth game of the campaign last weekend to Mathare United FC, Gor wasted little time in shifting through the gears in a devastating first half that saw Tuyisenge notch his treble in the 11th, 20th and 36th minutes. READ MORE

Leicester Part Ways With Shakespeare And His English

LEICESTER, England- Leicester City have confirmed the sacking of Craig Shakespeare, just four months after handing him a permanent contract to manage the former Premier League champions. Shakespeare, 53, was promoted from his role as assistant coach on an interim basis following the shock dismissal of Claudio Ranieri in February and in June he was handed a three-year contract. READ MORE

KCB Banking On Ushuru Victory To Fuel SPL Push

NAIROBI, Kenya- At the end of the 2015 SportPesa Premier League (SPL) season, players at KCB FC stared at a bleak future after the club was relegated from the topflight. Widespread reports at the time claimed their title sponsors; Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) were on the verge of folding the team as part of cost cutting measures leaving the fate of their players and staff in limbo. READ MORE

Chelsea Star Hazard Out To Leave Champions League Mark

LONDON, United Kingdom- Frustrated by his past failures, Chelsea FC star Eden Hazard has been urged to finally stamp his mark on the Champions League. While Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar have cemented their legendary status with headline-stealing performances in Europe’s elite club competition, Hazard remains one of the tournament’s biggest enigmas. READ MORE

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