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Top Five Stories From Tuesday You Must Read Today

Nzoia Sugar FC forward Elvis Rupia (left) poses with his winners' cheque alongside Teresia Akoth (center) from SportPesa Assistant coach Vincent Sifuna (right) at the Sudi Stadium, Bungoma on Tuesday, May 29. PHOTO/SPN
Nzoia Sugar FC forward Elvis Rupia (left) poses with his winners' cheque alongside Teresia Akoth (center) from SportPesa Assistant coach Vincent Sifuna (right) at the Sudi Stadium, Bungoma on Tuesday, May 29. PHOTO/SPN
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NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) top scorer Elvis Rupia has his eyes set on the 2018 Golden Boot after being awarded the Player of the Month Award for April on Tuesday at the Sudi Stadium in Bungoma.

Stephen Curry inspired a second-half fightback as the reigning champion Golden State Warriors booked their fourth consecutive NBA finals appearance with a 101-92 victory over the Houston Rockets.

Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling has been forced to defend his new tattoo of an M16 assault rifle. Sterling posted a picture of himself training with his England team-mates at St George’s Park, with a tattoo of an assault rifle on the winger’s right calf clearly visible.

AFC Leopards SC Club Patron and Nairobi Senator, Johnson Sakaja, has pledged to fund the team’s June transfer window activity with SportPesa Premier League (SPL) top scorer, Elvis Rupia Banda the top target.

Midway through the final lap of the men’s 3000m steeplechase at Saturday’s Prefontaine Classic, the third meeting of the IAAF Diamond League, a common thought rippled through the 12,000-strong crowd at Hayward Field: who? As in, who exactly was that Kenyan out front, the guy charging into the final bend with a 15-metre lead over world and Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto?

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

SPL Top Scorer Rupia Bags April Award, Eyes Golden Boot

BUNGOMA, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) top scorer Elvis Rupia has his eyes set on the 2018 Golden Boot after being awarded the Player of the Month Award for April on Tuesday at the Sudi Stadium in Bungoma. Rupia was handed with the SPL/Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) gong in the absence of his head coach Bernard Mwalala who was away on official assignment in Nairobi. READ MORE

See You Again LeBron: Curry Fires Warriors To NBA Finals

LOS ANGELES, United States- Stephen Curry inspired a second-half fightback as the reigning champion Golden State Warriors booked their fourth consecutive NBA finals appearance with a 101-92 victory over the Houston Rockets. Curry scored 27 points with Kevin Durant adding 34 as the Warriors advanced to an unprecedented fourth NBA finals meeting in a row against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. READ MORE

Man City Star Sterling Defends M16 Assault Rifle Tattoo

LONDON, England- Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling has been forced to defend his new tattoo of an M16 assault rifle. Sterling posted a picture of himself training with his England team-mates at St George’s Park, with a tattoo of an assault rifle on the winger’s right calf clearly visible. READ MORE

Sakaja Eyes Rupia, Pledges To Fund Ingwe Transfer Purge

NAIROBI, Kenya- AFC Leopards SC Club Patron and Nairobi Senator, Johnson Sakaja, has pledged to fund the team’s June transfer window activity with SportPesa Premier League (SPL) top scorer, Elvis Rupia Banda the top target. Banda who was earlier on Tuesday awarded the SportPesa/SJAK Player of the Month Award for April, has caught the eye of big clubs in the domestic topflight with Sakaja promising to ensure the Nzoia United FC striker wears Ingwe colours for the second half of the campaign. READ MORE

Benjamin Kigen Shaking Up 3000m Steeplechase Order

EUGENE, Oregon- Midway through the final lap of the men’s 3000m steeplechase at Saturday’s Prefontaine Classic, the third meeting of the IAAF Diamond League, a common thought rippled through the 12,000-strong crowd at Hayward Field: who? As in, who exactly was that Kenyan out front, the guy charging into the final bend with a 15-metre lead over world and Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto? READ MORE


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