Joseph Nzau. The first Kenyan to win a world-class Marathon.

It may be hard to believe but there was a time when it was rare to see a runner from Kenya in an American...

Kenyan-born Emmanuel Malou eyed by Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors

Manny Malou didn’t play sports growing up in Australia, preferring a notepad and pencil. He was an artist, especially fond of inking figures from the...

The remarkable journey of Chierika Ukogu, the first Nigerian rower at the Olympics

Chierika Ukogu made history as the first Nigerian athlete to compete for the Rowing event at the Olympic games. Chierika finished second in the Final...

While Kenya Olympic heroes went back home to same old mediocrity, other countries dignified...

While the Kenyan team went back home with arguably the best Olympic performance, the reality is that team went back home to be welcomed...

Yego in tears as injury thwarts a gold medal push, wins silver

There was drama in men's javelin where the leader Julius Yego injured himself on his fourth attempt and had to sit and watch the...

Bronze medalist Ezekiel Kemboi disqualified in 3,000m steeplechase

Hours after he claimed bronze in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, Kenya’s Ezekiel Kemboi was disqualified after Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad of France filed a formal complaint. Kemboi’s...

The day Zaire pooh poohed on Kenyans in Nairobi

By Mukurima X Muriuki I have forgotten which month in the year 1994 Ace of Base released the hit song "All that she wants." What I...

Conjestina Achieng had Kenya’s back; who has her back?

Conjestina Achieng, remains Kenya’s most popular female boxer. In her hey days, she made her opponents punch-drunk-easily dismantling them with so much ease. Kenyans...

Asbel Kiprop and Ronald Kwemoi blaze past opponents to qualify for 1,500m final

Asbel Kiprop,the 2008 Olympic gold medalist easily qualified for the final of the 1,500 meters event after winning in the first semi final held on Thursday...

God, Boston, Kenya, and Cosmas Ndeti

"With the devil on his shoulder and Jesus on his shoes, Cosmas Ndeti battles for his fourth straight Boston victory" I am staring at Cosmas...