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Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400 in that mix, which leaves the United States a surprising five wins behind the leader, Kenya.The day actually started off with bad news for Kenya, when a hurdler and a 400-meter runner from the country were suspended for doping. It ended...
Today In Sports History for August 21-22

...first American to win the 10-discipline event at the Olympics since Dan O'Brien at Atlanta in 1996.2010 - David Rudisha of Kenya breaks the 13-year-old 800-meter world record with a 1:41.09 time at a meet in Berlin. Three-time world champion...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 16

...major title with a three-stroke victory in the PGA national championship.1995 - Ethiopia's Haile Gebrselassie shatters Kenya's Moses Kiptanui's record in the 5,000 by nearly 11 seconds with a time of 12 minutes, 44.39 seconds at the Weltklasse...
Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...Africans," Obama said during a trip to Kenya and Ethiopia that concluded Tuesday...with a sprawling family still living in Kenya, capitalizing on his ability to speak...father, who was born and is buried in Kenya. The younger Obama wouldn't visit the...
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Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...critics say is an industry of trophy hunting that threatens vulnerable species across sub-Saharan Africa.Hunting is banned in Kenya and Botswana, which depend heavily on income from tourists who flock to see wildlife on tours that often combine a sense of...
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Sky airs Froome data as Tour nears Alpine finish

...said of Froome's Stage 10 victory. "I think it's very unfair for him to have to deal with all the scrutiny."Froome, a Kenya-born Briton, said his team wants to address doubts about Sky's performances with the release of his rider data."I'm...
Despite lead, Froome on defensive

...Froome's very thick skin. It's hard to find a more mild-mannered chap in the peloton than the gangly, sometimes awkward, Kenya-born Briton. But as he prepares for the Alps, the ultimate test at this Tour, a hardening in his attitude and tone is unmistakable...
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...
Fan yelling "Doper!" hurls urine at Tour leader Froome

...for turning public opinion against him and his Sky team. Just as he did in winning the Tour for the first time in 2013, the Kenya-born Briton has faced pointed questions about his dominant performances - and those of his teammates - along with insinuations...
Today In Sports History for July 10

...only major nationwide professional soccer competition in the United States, folds after 14 seasons.1993 - Yobes Ondieki of Kenya becomes the first to break the 27-minute mark in the 10,000-meter race with a time of 26:58.38 at the Bislett Games...


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