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Fat Rhino Team members together with SportPesa's Assistant Marketing Merchandising, Muthoni Kihanya pose for a picture during the Rhino Charge briefing at Braeburn School, Nairobi on Saturday, May 5, 2018. PHOTO/SPN
Fat Rhino Team members together with SportPesa's Assistant Marketing Merchandising, Muthoni Kihanya pose for a picture during the Rhino Charge briefing at Braeburn School, Nairobi on Saturday, May 5, 2018. PHOTO/SPN
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NAIROBI, Kenya- The Rhino Charge is not about speed, in fact that is actively discouraged. Instead teamwork, purpose and precision are key to the charge and the Fat Rhinos, Team 24, are all systems go as they gear up for the 2018 edition of the monumental event.

Outgoing AFC Leopards SC coach Dennis Kitambi was on Monday named the Fidelity Insurance/Sports Journalists Association of Kenya Coach of the Month for March.

Olympic, world and Commonwealth steeplechase champion, Conseslus Kipruto, will step up the distance in the men 5000m showdown at the second 2018 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on Saturday.

The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets both raced to a pair of lopsided wins on Sunday and can book their spots in the Western Conference final with victories on their home courts on Tuesday.

Lastly, veteran winger Franck Ribery on Monday signed a year extension on his contract that will keep him at FC Bayern Munich until 2019.

Here are the top five stories by SportPesa News from Monday that you must read today:

Rhino Charge: Fat Rhinos Seeking 2018 Podium Finish

NAIROBI, Kenya- The Rhino Charge is not about speed, in fact that is actively discouraged. Instead teamwork, purpose and precision are key to the charge and the Fat Rhinos, Team 24, are all systems go as they gear up for the 2018 edition of the monumental event. The Fat Rhinos have immense experience having actively participated in the Rhino Charge for the last 20 years, managing to raise millions of shillings for the Rhino Ark, who’s key projects don’t just stop at the Aberdares. READ MORE

Outgoing Dennis Kitambi Scoops March Coach Award

NAIROBI, Kenya- Outgoing AFC Leopards SC coach Dennis Kitambi was on Monday named the Fidelity Insurance/Sports Journalists Association of Kenya Coach of the Month for March. Kitambi, who took over from Robert ‘The Lion’ Matano in a caretaker capacity, guided Leopards to four victories, marking the first time a player and coach from the same club won the monthly awards with Ezekiel Odera having been earlier named the Player of the Month.

Kipruto Leads Kenyan 2018 CWG Stars To Shanghai

NAIROBI, Kenya- Olympic, world and Commonwealth steeplechase champion, Conseslus Kipruto, will step up the distance in the men 5000m showdown at the second 2018 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on Saturday. Other medallists of Team Kenya for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in action in China include Wycliffe KinyamalTimothy CheruiyotBeatrice Chepkoech and Celliphine Chespol. READ MORE

Warriors, Houston Rockets Win To Inch Closer To Western Final

LOS ANGELES, United States- The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets both raced to a pair of lopsided wins on Sunday and can book their spots in the Western Conference final with victories on their home courts on Tuesday. Kevin Durant scored 38 points to power the reigning NBA champion Warriors over the New Orleans Pelicans 118-92 and Chris Paul finished with 27 points and 12 rebounds as the Rockets defeated the Utah Jazz 100-87. READ MORE

Veteran Franck Ribery Signs Bayern Contract Extension

BERLIN, France- Veteran winger Franck Ribery, 35, has signed a one-year extension to stay at Bayern Munich until 2019, the German giants announced on Monday. “I am very happy to be able to play for another year at this great club,” said Ribery in a statement. READ MORE


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