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Local runner tackles New York

...because it was a harder course than my qualifying race."Young's time was 79th for all women and 39th for U.S. women. Kenya's Mary Keitany won the women's race in 2:24:25 and countryman Stanley Biwott won the men's race in 2:10:34.Young...
Today in Sport's History for Nov. 6 improve to 20-0 on her career.2011 - Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya shatters the course record in the New York City Marathon the New York City Marathon in his debut at the distance. Kenya's Edna Kiplagat takes the women's race for her first major...
Mega beer merger bets on the rise of African drinkers 2005, when it paid $3.4 billion for Celtel International, gaining mobile telephone customers in countries including Kenya, Chad and Uganda.The same year, London-based Barclays bank paid 2.9 million pounds ($4.5 billion) for a controlling...
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Today in Sports History for Oct. 13

...the Americans to the team title two days earlier, finishes with 59.382 points, just 0.033 ahead of the Russian.2013 - Kenya's Dennis Kimetto, six weeks removed from a bout of malaria, breaks the course mark in capturing the Chicago Marathon. Kimetto...
Today in sport's history for Sunday, Nov. 1

...triumph over the Denver Broncos.1966 - The NFL awards a franchise to New Orleans on All Saints Day.1987 - Ibrahin Hussein of Kenya and Priscilla Welch of Britain win the men's and women's divisions of the New York Marathon, finishing the 26.2 miles...
Teen's rape galvanizes support in Kenya

TINGOLO, Kenya - A wave of outrage has grown in Kenya since word has spread that a 16-year-old girl was gang...and an investigation of the police who freed the suspects.Kenya's political heavyweights are also speaking up. Supreme...
Queen Elizabeth II surpasses Queen Victoria's long reign

...McCartney.Elizabeth came to the throne in 1952 upon the death of her father, King George VI. She was touring a remote part of Kenya when news of her father's death arrived. Her official coronation came the following year and was one of the first major public...
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New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

...54, Benin with 51, Cameroon with 42, Ethiopia with 31, Morocco with 27, Algeria with 25, Ghana with 12, Chad with 11, Kenya with eight and Turkey with three.Saudi officials have said their official figure of 769 killed and 934 injured remains accurate...
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Today In Sports History for Sept. 25

...Australian Rules football grand final since 1977, setting up a rematch to decide the league title.2011 - Patrick Makau of Kenya breaks the world record to win the Berlin Marathon. Makau, who finishes in 2:03:38, breaks away from Haile Gebrselassie...
Chebet, Chepkirui win Honolulu Marathon

HONOLULU - Wilson Chebet of Kenya won his debut in the Honolulu Marathon...Hawaii on Friday.Paul Lonyangata of Kenya was second in 2:16:04. Geb Abraha...23. Chepkirui, the first woman from Kenya to win the Honolulu Marathon, took control...


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