Category archives for: Athletics

Jeptoo crisis latest blot in Kenya’s tainted athletics history

Kenya’s marathon runner, Rita Jeptoo

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE travails of Kenya’s marathon runner, Rita Jeptoo, with the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) lends a human face to a country whose world domination in athletics is shrouded in a doping storm just weeks away from the Rio Olympics. Jeptoo (35), a triple […]

Athletes go green going for gold

ke paralympic team

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) -AS the stars of the Kenyan Paralympics Team prepare to set off for Rio, they will visit the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) headquarters in Nairobi to support the Green Passport Campaign promoting responsible travel to the Rio Olympics. The team, led by Bernard Kosgei Kipng’etich […]

Manja wins MTN annual race


GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DAVID Manja has emerged the winner of the annual MTN 21km half-marathon. More than 6 100 hopefuls participated at the third edition of the race. Manja pocketed R21 000 for finishing ahead in 1 hour, 6 minutes and 19 seconds. “This is a well organised and well attended run […]

Tshwane stars bask in glory

Sundwons 's crowning moment .Photo -GIFT NDOLWANE

Simba Rushwaya PRETORIA , ( CAJ News) – The City of Tshwane is basking in glory after its sporting heroes recently produced the Comrades marathon winner in Centurion long distance runner Charne Bosman, the Absa Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns, and Nedbank Cup winners Supersport United. It was a rare distinction by Pretoria on the South […]

All set for MTN race

MTN yello care

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG , (CAJ News) -MTN SA has surpassed its target of 4000 entries for this weekend’s Yello care 21 kilometres road race scheduled for MTN Innovation Centre in Johannesburg. Larissa Meacher, the Communication Specialist, revealed they have received 4 120 entries, and more are still expected. “Sporting enthusiasts who have not registered still […]

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