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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 »

The best World Cup young players are…

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With Germany lifting the glorious World Cup in Brazil, these three young players have been identified as outstanding by FIFA and Hyundai as an official partner:    Paul Pogba (France) The 21 year old defensive midfielder has a goal and an assist to his name in this World Cup. FIFA has named Pogba as the best young player but his ... Read More »

Poll: Who will win the World Cup?

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Football fans across the globe have got a good dose of entertainment in Brazil 2014 World Cup. After the shock exits and the rise of new stars in the group stages and quarter finals, four of the footballing giants will battle it out in the semi-finals. Host Brazil take on Germany, while Argentina will face Netherlands for a spot in ... Read More »

China student jumps to death after losing Sh280K in World Cup bets

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A college student in China leaped to his death after losing more than $3,000 gambling on the World Cup, state media reported Tuesday. The second-year student, identified only by his surname Lin, jumped from the seventh floor of a building on his campus on Monday, the Information Times said, citing a witness. “I heard him say ‘do not force me’ ... Read More »

5 Young Stars to watch in the #WorldCup

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If the group games are anything to go by, the 2014 world cup will probably go down as one of the most exciting world cups in recent times. At the heart of the matches is the battle of youth over experience and team spirit over individual stars. Ghana’s Black Stars, which gave Germany a run for its money with a ... Read More »

Kifaru Varsity rugby select win historic BRSS title

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Two second half tries and a drop goal was all that UAP Kifaru needed to stun Nguvu Papa 15-0 and lift the 12th Bamburi Rugby Super Series title for the first time at an entertaining match played Saturday at Nairobi’s RFUEA Grounds. Kifaru varsity team brought players from Strathmore Leos, Mean Machine among other varsity players jelled well to bring ... Read More »

Top 5 under 23 year-olds to watch in Brazil World Cup

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From Pele in 1958 to Michael Owen 40 years later, the World Cup has launched the careers of some of the most famous footballers ever to grace the sport. Here are five young players hoping to catapult themselves to stardom at the 2014 tournament in Brazil: Serge Aurier (Ivory Coast) Born – December 24, 1992 A quick and powerful right-sided ... Read More »

The World Cup: A story of potential economic disaster

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In June 2013, we saw disgruntled Brazilians taking to the streets nationwide to protest the high cost of preparations for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The demonstrations captured in real time the Brazilians’ frustrations finally bubbling over. Brazilians have taken advantage of the fact that the world’s eyes are now on their country and scenes of dissatisfaction with ... Read More »

EPL dramatic photo-finish as City lift cup

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The Barclays premier league came to an end yesterday (Sunday) to the delight of many wives, girlfriends and mistresses (in the spirit of equality). Manchester city lifted the cup for the second time in two years clearly cementing their stake as a top four club and dispelling any jokes of them being the ‘noisy neighbours’ to Manchester United. Similar to ... Read More »

Best Varsity Rugby team: Mean Machine vs Leos?

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Before the rise of Strathmore Leos’ rise in the national rugby league, University of Nairobi’s Mean Machine was the arguably the top varsity rugby club. Mean Machine has a rich history as the first student club formed in 1977. The club won Kenya cup in the same year, and again two years in a row (1989 and 1990). There free ... Read More »

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