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...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...
Today In Sports History five months in prison and an additional three months in a halfway house for cheating on his taxes.1997 - Daniel Komen of Kenya shatters the 8-minute barrier for the 2-mile run and sets a world record of 7:58.61 at the Hechtel Night of track in...
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...
American wins Boston, Juneauites set personal records

...8 minutes, 37 seconds to win Monday's 118th annual Boston Marathon, posting the fastest time ever by an American, and Kenya's Rita Jeptoo defended her women's title in a new course record of 2 hours, 18 minutes, 57 seconds.Juneau's Mansour...
Q&A with Grameen Foundation founder Alex Counts technology in the developing world is opening up new opportunities that didn't exist even a decade ago. For example, Kenya, where we have an office, is the world leader in mobile money. More than 17 million people there are using their mobile phones...
'Forever grateful': Saved mall goers thank police

NAIROBI, Kenya - As al-Qaida-linked terrorists on agricultural issues in western Kenya, said the officers rushed into the to confront a large-scale attack. Kenya has been hit by terrorists in the past...
International Criminal court changes trial attendance rule

...their trials, decisions likely to affect Kenya's president who is due to go on trial...violence and judges have let him stay in Kenya for parts of the case to perform official...judicial process to proceed without delay."Kenya has been engaged in a diplomatic push to...
Today In Sports History

...Rivers Stadium.1988 - Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya battles past Juma Ikangaa of Tanzania in...Defending champion Catherine Ndereba of Kenya becomes the first woman to win a turned professional in 1968.2011 - Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai winsthe Boston Marathon...
Today in sports history the U.S. Indoor Diving Championships.1992 - Kenya's Ibrahim Hussein wins his third Boston Marathon...Marathon in 2:08.42, almost a full minute ahead of Kenya's Daniel Rono. Kenya's Salina Kosgei outsprints defending champion Dire...
Today in sports history

...snapping a 10-year victory streak for Kenya. Catherine Ndereba wins the women's...franchise history.2007 - Robert Cheruiyot of Kenya wins the Boston Marathon for the third...edition of the marathon and Rita Jeptoo of Kenya wins the women's race.


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