Athletics Kenya

Athletics Kenya

May 10, 2016

Athletics Kenya Does It Again And Butchers Third Selection To Both Men's And Women's Teams - Kenyan Olympic Marathon Team Announced

Good news, Galen Rupp and US women's marathon fans - it just got a lot easier to medal in Rio as Athletics Kenya picked a 2:24 woman and a man who is about to celebrate the 2-year anniversary of his last sub-2:10 clocking (May 25th) to the Olympic team. Stars like Edna Kiplagat and Mary Keitany will be sitting at home. Updated with new stats for Dickson Chumba and Bernard Kipyego and the fact that Wilson Kipsang didn't want to go to Rio.
December 01, 2015

Athletics Kenya Press Release On Suspension Of Isaiah Kiplagat, David Okeyo And Joseph Kinyua

Vice President Kiprono Tuwei will take charge of AK for the time being.
October 20, 2015

WTW: We Double Down On Ryan Hall, Give Some Love To The Valencia Half And Abraham Cheroben, Try To Figure Out When Kenya And Ethiopia Got Good At The Marathon And Triple Jump Mania In Brazil

Ryan Hall may not be Joan Benoit but he's had a great career. But while we're talking of great careers, we bet you've never heard of Abraham Cheroben and he's now led the world at a major event 2 years in a row. Plus, we show you how bad Kenyan and Ethiopia used to be at the marathon.
August 07, 2014

Commonwealth Games Awards, Sportsmanship At Its Finest, Ryan Vail > Mo Farah, Is Shalane Too Old, and Steve Hooker's Wife Gets Busted

This week we throw our British visitors a few bones by handing out Commonwealth Games awards and showing the Brits exactly where they are superior to Americans, before reversing course and saying how Ryan Vail > Mo Farah. Along the way, we wonder if Shalane Flanagan is too old to get the AR and talk a lot about Steve Hooker's wife / a Russian beauty getting busted.