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Bornes Jepkirui Kitur of Kenya celebrates while crossing the finish line to win the women's Prague Marathon on May 6, 2018 in Prague. PHOTO/AFP
Bornes Jepkirui Kitur of Kenya celebrates while crossing the finish line to win the women's Prague Marathon on May 6, 2018 in Prague. PHOTO/AFP
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NAIROBI, Kenya- After 22 years and 606 matches at Highbury and Emirates Stadium, Arsene Wenger took charge of his last home game for us on Sunday and he was given the send-off he so richly deserved.

Record SportPesa Premier League (SPL) champions Gor Mahia FC bagged a point away from home in a 1-1 draw against Rayon Sports SC at the Nyamirambo Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda.

Bornes Jepkirui Kitur ran a personal best of 2:24:19 to win the Prague Marathon on Sunday in the Czech capital ahead of Ethiopians Belaynesh Oljira (2:25:13) as Amane Gobena (2:27:43) who finished in second and third respectively.

Thika United FC fought hard to register only their second win of the 2018 SportPesa Premier League (SPL) campaign after a 1-0 victory over newcomers Wazito FC on Sunday.

Tony Bellew appeared to have all but ended David Haye’s career with a fifth-round stoppage win over his rival British heavyweight in their grudge re-match in London on Saturday.

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

Merci Arsene: Gunners Thump Burnley In Emotional Farewell

LONDON, United Kingdom- After 22 years and 606 matches at Highbury and Emirates Stadium, Arsene Wenger has taken charge of his last home game for us. And he was given the send-off he so richly deserved. After a pre-match guard of honour and a rapturous reception, the boss was treated to a classy display with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (twice), Alex Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac and Alex Iwobi all on target. READ MORE

CAF: Gor Mahia Grab Valuable Away Point In Kigali

KIGALI, Rwanda- Record SportPesa Premier League (SPL) champions Gor Mahia FC bagged a point away from home in a 1-1 draw against Rayon Sports SC at the Nyamirambo Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda. Despite the heavy rains either half of the hotly contested CAF Confederations Cup group stage match, Gor Mahia fought long hard for the valuable point in their first group game. READ MORE

Bornes Jepkirui Kitur Battles To Win Prague Marathon

PRAGUE, Czech Republic- Bornes Jepkirui Kitur ran a personal best of 2:24:19 to win the Prague Marathon on Sunday in the Czech capital ahead of Ethiopians Belaynesh Oljira (2:25:13) as Amane Gobena (2:27:43) who finished in second and third respectively. The pacemakers encouraged Bornes to move to the front when she was in fourth place just after the 35km mark, opening a gap of about 80m between her and race leader, Ethiopian Amane Gobena. READ MORE

Thika, Nakumatt Register Second Wins In SPL Campaign

NAIROBI, Kenya- Thika United FC fought hard to register only their second win of the 2018 SportPesa Premier League (SPL) campaign after a 1-0 victory over newcomers Wazito FC on Sunday. Eugene Mukangula was the hero for Nicholas Muyoti’s charges with an 87th minute winner which saw the milkmen climb out of the relegation zone as they now lie in 16th place with 12 points from 14 games. READ MORE

Bellew Beats Haye In British Heavyweight Grudge Match

LONDON, United Kingdom- Tony Bellew appeared to have all but ended David Haye’s career with a fifth-round stoppage win over his rival British heavyweight in their grudge re-match in London on Saturday. The pair had become as well-known for their pre-match dust-ups and verbal taunts as their boxing but there was no denying the comprehensive manner of Bellew’s second successive victory over the 37-year-old Haye. READ MORE


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