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Kenya tops African nations in Rio OIympics standings

Kenya is the best ranking African nation in the ongoing Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro so far. The East African nation is currently ranked position 13, having won four gold medals and three silver...

Nigerian footballers in Rio boycott training ahead of quarter-final game

Nigeria’s football players in Rio de Janeiro have boycotted a training session in the build-up to their Olympic quarter-final game against Denmark in a dispute over pay. The players refused to participate in training yesterday...

More than 30 Kenyan-born athletes playing for new countries at Rio, Olympics

Bahrain got its first ever gold in the Olympics when 19 year old Ruth Jebet won a gold medal in the Women’s 3000m steeplechase at the games, drumming it in that Kenyans were facing...

Kenya wins another gold as Vivian Cheruiyot shocks Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana to win elusive...

Kenya’s duo of Vivian Cheruiyot and Hellen Obiri shocked Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana in the women’s final 5,000 meters race to secure gold and silver respectively, leaving the Ethiopian to settle for bronze. Ayana had cruised...

Joy for Cote d’Ivoire as Cisse wins country’s first ever Olympic gold medal in...

Cote d’Ivoire’s Cheick Sallah Cisse won the first ever Olympic gold medal for his country in the men’s under-80 kilograms taekwondo final, beating Great Britain’s Lutalo Muhammad with a last second a reverse turning...

Nigeria makes history with Bronze win in Rio Olympics men’s football

Nigeria dream team defeated Honduras 3-2 to win the Rio 2016 men’s Olympics football at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte on Saturday evening winning their country's first medal of the Rio games. Victory meant...

Paralympics to get special medals at the Rio Olympics

Rio Paralympics has release medals for visually impaired athletes for the first time The special medals are designed with small metal balls that will aid visually-impaired athletes to know if it was a gold, silver...

Controversy stalks Caster Semenya in women’s 800M

The 25-year- old is yet to compete in the 2016 edition of the Games and already controversy is brewing around the 800m World champion, Semenya who is arguably in the form of her life...

Uganda athletes warned to keep away from Brazilian women

Ugandan male athletes have been warned to avoid getting close to female casual workers in the Olympic Village. The warning comes on the heels of the arrest of two African boxers on accusations of sexually...

Ethiopia’s impressive Almaz Ayana sets new world record in women’s 10,000m

Ethiopian long-distance runner Almaz Ayana has today set a new world record in the women’s 10,000 meter race, clocking a winning time of 29 minutes and 17.45 seconds. Ayana is the first Africa to win...