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KU stroll past Parklands into men’s hockey premier league

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It was song and dancefor Kenyatta University after their hockey side earned promotion to the elite league. Four years ago Strathmore University Gladiators’ became the first academic institution to win back-to-back top flight league titles. The Vultures downed Parklands to become the first ever public university to secure a slot in the Kenya Hockey KHU men’s premier league. Butthey needed ... Read More »

25-year-old becomes first black woman to win a world swimming title

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Congratulations to 25-year-old Jamaican Alia Atkinson who became the first Black woman to win a world swimming title at the world short-course championships in Doha, Qatar. She says she wants to encourage greater involvement of different communities in swimming. She said “Hopefully my face will come out, there will be more popularity especially in Jamaica and the Caribbean and we’ll see more of ... Read More »

WATCH: 25-year-old blonde challenges RVP, Rodriquez for goal of the year

Roche has been nominated for the Puskás Award for FIFA’s best goal of the year.  

There was hardly anyone in the tiny Peamount United stadium to see Stephanie Roche score the spectacular goal that now sees her challenging James Rodriguez, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Robin van Persie for the Goal of the Year award. The 25-year-old blonde centrepiece of Ireland’s women’s attack still cannot believe the strike and the fuss it has caused. The 800 euro ... Read More »

Strathmore thrash Egypt club in Africa hockey championship

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Strathmore Scorpions, made easy work of Egyptian club Sharkia with a convincing 5-0 win in Bulawayo’s Khumalo Stadium at the Africa Cup of Club Championship. Goalie Truphy Oriwa and star forwards, Gilly Okumu and Carol Njoki, ensured Scorpions cruised past the Egyptians in spite of a tense moment at the beginning when Sharkia exerted pressure. Truphy made several critical saves ... Read More »

23-year-old defends World Chess Championship title

Magnus Carlsen

Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen retained his title as World Chess Champion on Sunday, vanquishing rival Viswanathan Anand for the second year in a row. The 23-year-old world number one beat India’s Viswanathan, who had held on to the championship from 2007 to 2013 until being dethroned by Carlsen, in the 11th game of the competition. “Overall, throughout the match, Carlsen ... Read More »

Uni teams clash in ‘Kings of Rugby’ 7s Tournament

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University rugby sides will fight to be crowned the 7s Uni champions in the inaugural Kings of Rugby tournament. The class will be held at RFUEA Grounds (Kenya Harlequins) on 29th November The event is being organized by university students and seeks to bring together top Kenyan universities to connect and interact in a rich rugby experience with accompanying festivities ... Read More »

Super Saturday: Is Arsenal-Man Utd clash losing steam?

Arsenal vs Man Utd

There is always hype once the fixture list of every season is released. Most people quickly scan through the fixture list looking for Arsenal-Man Utd clashes, followed by circling the dates on their calendars. There seems to be an obsession in this fixture, so much as to influence a famous song, “Kati ya Man U na Arsenali gani kali”, which ... Read More »

4 top clashes in the Champions League group stages

Messi and Neymar during the FIFA Club World Cup Final match between Santos and FC Barcelona at the International Yokohama Stadium on December 18, 2011 in Yokohama, Japan.

The much anticipated draw for the Uefa Champions’ League group stages is finally out. This has reduced to a small extent the adrenaline in most football fans’ stomach. However, there are certain group stage matches that will determine who proceeds to the last 16 and who goes to Europa League. These encounters are not only adrenaline rushing but also brutal. ... Read More »

5 Youngsters who will light up EPL 2014/2015

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  “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them,” remarked William Shakespeare. Well, this season’s EPL will see a couple of youngsters battling for greatness having wormed their way into the first team. There will be challenges, triumphs and disappointments but those who are resilient and consistent will carry the day. 1. Adnan Januzaj ... Read More »

Will 2014/2015 EPL season be the most intriguing?

Arsenal vs Man Utd

With just a week left before the English Premier League kicks off, students are warming up to what looks like the most exciting and competitive season yet, with up to five serious contenders for the title. Endless arguments on which team will win this season’s Premier League cannot go unnoticed.  Those who are super confident about their team have the ... Read More »

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