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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

Kings of rugby

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


  “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 »

Kazakh teen too beautiful for volleyball


Sabina Altynbekova is a no ordinary doe-eyed fresh faced girl. Sabina, aged 17 is among the few people in this world who can say they have an anime (Japanese animation) made in her likeness and about 45, 131 followers on Instagram. The statuesque teen rose to stardom during the Asian Championship U-19 volleyball competition in Taipei where fan turnout significantly ... Read More »

American Football officially launched in Kenya at UoN

american football at UoN

International Federation of American Football President Tommy Wikings said launching the game in Kenya is a platform for expanding the game in the region. “The task is not for you (pioneers) to play the game, but to open way for others who are coming after you,” said Wikings. He pledged support for the University of Nairobi team, but only after ... Read More »

Africa university games comes to a close at UoN

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The 7th All Africa University Games officially came to an end on 17th July 2014 at a closing ceremony held at the University of Nairobi (UoN) Sports Grounds, where more than 13 countries from different parts of Africa and 500 student athletes had participated.  The games that were competed include;  soccer, karate, netball, swimming, table tennis, track and field events, ... Read More »

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