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England’s Kyle Langford and Kenya’s Wycliffe Kinyamal compete in the athletics men's 800m final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast on April 12, 2018. PHOTO/AFP
England’s Kyle Langford and Kenya’s Wycliffe Kinyamal compete in the athletics men's 800m final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast on April 12, 2018. PHOTO/AFP
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NAIROBI, Kenya- World champion Geoffrey Kirui lost his Boston Marathon title to Yuki Kawauchi as American Desiree Linden stormed to the women’s crown in an unbelievable turn of events for Kenyans on Monday evening.

Gor Mahia FC tactician, Dylan Kerr, also on Monday rolled out a very strong squad for the second-leg of the CAF Confederations Cup against SuperSport United FC in Johannesburg, South Africa.

As the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games came to an end, SportPesa News has a a look at Team Kenya’s highs and lows.

The top of the table clash and the police derby highlighted a busy weekend of National Super League (NSL) action that ended with Western Stima FC extending their lead at the top to four points.

Lastly, we have a look at the five most important things that we learned from the weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix won by Australian Daniel Ricciardo.

Here are the top five stories from Monday compiled by SportPesa News:

Kawauchi Snatches Boston Title From Kirui, Linden Soars

NAIROBI, Kenya- World champion Geoffrey Kirui lost his Boston Marathon title to Yuki Kawauchi as American Desiree Linden stormed to the women’s crown in an unbelievable turn of events for Kenyans on Monday evening. In a race where terrible weather- with rain and harsh winds forcing the elite runners to race in jackets-made as many headlines, Kirui, 25, who is self coached and trains largely alone almost added another major title to his expanding honours only to be denied in the most cruel of fashions. READ MORE

Kerr Rolls Out Strong Gor Squad For SuperSport Return

NAIROBI, Kenya- Gor Mahia FC head coach, Dylan Kerr has named his strongest side available that will travel to South Africa for the second leg of their CAF Confederations Cup play-off against SuperSport United FC. K’Ogalo will face the struggling ABSA Premiership side SuperSport on Wednesday at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria carrying a 1-0 lead from the first leg played in Machakos. READ MORE

Gold Coast 2018: Team Kenya Highs And Lows

NAIROBI, Kenya- Team Kenya for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is scheduled to return home on Tuesday after being knocked off their perch as the best nation in athletics and once again trailing South Africa and Nigeria in Africa. Ahead of departure for Australia where the 21st edition of the Club Games concluded on Sunday, it was reported the squad was ready to better their best ever performance at the quadrennial event achieved at Delhi 2010. READ MORE

Come This Way For 5 Things Chinese GP taught us

SHANGHAI, China- Daniel Ricciardo proved he is one of the best overtakers in Formula One when he won a thrilling Chinese Grand Prix at the weekend. The smiling Australian carved his way from sixth to first in the space of eight laps after taking in fresh tyres to pull off a swashbuckling win. READ MORE

Western Stima Buy NSL Breathing Space, Ushuru Taxed

NAIROBI, Kenya- The top of the table clash and the police derby highlighted a busy weekend of National Super League (NSL) action that ended with Western Stima FC extending their lead at the top to four points. Kenya Police FC remain the only unbeaten side in the second division following their 1-1 stalemate against fellow law enforcers, Administration Police FC at Karuturi Stadium, Naivasha on Sunday. READ MORE


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