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Top Five Stories From Monday You Must Read Today

Abraham Kiptum approaches the tape to win the Daegu International Marathon in South Korea on Sunday, April 1, 2018. PHOTO/Organisers/IAAF
Abraham Kiptum approaches the tape to win the Daegu International Marathon in South Korea on Sunday, April 1, 2018. PHOTO/Organisers/IAAF

NAIROBI, Kenya- The 2016 Kenya Premier League (KPL) champions, Tusker FC, beat 10-man AFC Leopards SC 4-2 on Easter Monday to end their four-match winning streak under interim coach Dennis Kitambi.

Across the globe, in Europe’s most elite club competition, we have a look at the key talking points in the upcoming UEFA Champions League fixture pitting defending champions Real Madrid CF and Italian giants Juventus FC.

English swimmer Adam Peaty and Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake will be among the world-class competitors in action when the Commonwealth Games begin next week in Australia’s Gold Coast.

In Athletics, Abraham Kiptum and Janet Rono may have had the fastest Personal Bests of the men’s and women’s fields at the Daegu International Marathon, but their victories at the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday did not come easy.

Lastly, it’s time to make the legendary Safari Rally great again, find out how in the top stories from Monday compiled by SportPesa News:

Tusker End 10-Man Leopards Hot Streak, Wazito Win

NAIROBI, Kenya- Tusker FC sunk 10-man AFC Leopards SC 4-2 on Easter Monday in Kericho to deny their fellow giants the chance to go joint-top of the standings. Timothy Otieno and Lloyd Wahome notched a brace apiece to bring an end to Leopards four-match winning streak under their interim boss, Dennis Kitambi, with their goal keeper, Gabriel Andika red carded in the opening half hour. READ MORE

Juventus Vs Real Madrid: The Five Talking Points

TURIN, Italy- Ten months after claiming their 12th Champions League title with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff, Real Madrid travel to Turin for Tuesday’s quarter-final, first leg clash. Massimiliano Allegri’s Italians knocked out Tottenham Hotspur 4-3 on aggregate to reach the last eight while Zinedine Zidane’s Spaniards crushed Paris Saint-Germain 5-2. READ MORE

Eight Stars To Look Out For At Commonwealth Games

GOLD COAST, Australia- English swimmer Adam Peaty and Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake will be among the world-class competitors in action when the Commonwealth Games begin next week in Australia’s Gold Coast. Ahead of the opening ceremony on Wednesday, AFP Sport picks out eight stars to watch during the April 4-15 showpiece. READ MORE

Kiptum Beats Daegu Record, Rono Seal Kenyan Double

DAEGU, South Korea- Abraham Kiptum and Janet Rono may have had the fastest Personal Bests of the men’s and women’s fields at the Daegu International Marathon, but their victories at the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday did not come easy. The Kenyan duo took the top honours with Kiptum chopping 22 seconds off the course record and Rono securing her first marathon victory since 2014. READ MORE

Time To Make The Legendary Safari Rally Great Again

NAIROBI, Kenya- In its heyday, half a century ago, East Africa’s Safari Rally was renowned as being among the toughest in the world, a formidable challenge for car and driver, across escarpment and savannah. Winners have included Colin McRae, Carlos Sainz, Juha Kankkunen and Ari Vatanen, and the difference between victory and defeat sometimes depended on which car avoided herds of cattle wandering on the road. READ MORE

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