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USIU Flames first Varsity side to win basketball league

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  The USIU flames dethroned defending champions Kenya Ports Authority to be crowned the new Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Women Premier League Champions after beating KPA 3-1 in a best of five series final at Nyayo Stadium on Sunday 1st February, 2015. The Zone 5 defending champions went through an impressive playoff run before last Sundays final, beating Safe Spaces 2-0 ... Read More »

3 things LVG needs to do to secure Champions League spot for MUFC


The appointment of Louis van Gaal as Man Utd’s manager brought lots of joy to the Old Trafford faithful. The 63-year Old’s heroics while in-charge of Netherlands in Brazil at the Fifa World Cup raised their expectations. The unbeaten record during United’s pre-season campaign in the United States galvanized their fans hopes in the former Ajax manager. A king had ... Read More »

Varsities rep resigns from rugby board

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A board member representing University caucus at the Kenya Rugby Union has resigned. Peninah, who is the current Sports Director at Kenyatta University, resigned on Tuesday. KRU Ag Chairman Gabriel Ouko accepted Peninah’s resignation through a statement posted on the KRU website. “On behalf of the Board of the Kenya Rugby Union, I do hereby regrettably accept the resignation of ... Read More »

Machine on the brink of relegation after losing to Blak Blad


Kenyatta University’s Blak Blad inched closer to safety with a 30-13 win over UoN’s Machine at the KCB Sports Club in Ruaraka. Allan Asige put Blak Blad ahead with a try after two minutes of play before Steven Odhiambo doubled their lead thirteen minutes later, his unconverted try seeing the Kenyatta University side go 10-0 up.  Machine would cut the ... Read More »

5 players EPL will lose to AFCON 2015


The biggest trophy in Africa is up for grabs. The 16-nation football showpiece will take place in Equatorial Guinea from January 17th to February 8th. Ghana, Algeria, South Africa and Senegal are in the same group, a group expected to have lots of fireworks. However, during Africa’s finest competition, many teams in the Premier League will be in a limbo ... Read More »

KU stroll past Parklands into men’s hockey premier league


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

alia atkinson

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 »

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