Posted on: September 1, 2021 Posted by: SportsNewsArena Comments: 0

Jackie Janmohamed takes over reins of Cricket Kenya Board

Kenya on Sunday made sporting history by electing Jackie Zehra Janmohamed as the Chair of Cricket Kenya the first female ever to lead a Country Cricket board. Janmohamed’s choice is a major shift for the 58-year old male dominated board, previously known as Kenya Cricket Association before it transformed to the current Cricket Kenya, CK in 2006. “I believe I can make a difference that’s why I took up the…

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Commonwealth Games

Benson Gicharu has unfinished business with the commonwealth games Benson Gicharu was just punches away from glory. He limped to the venue of the final bout supported by his coach… read more » Kemboi buoyant ahead of fourth games appearance He grasped the national flag with both hands after receiving it from the Sports Cabinet secretary Dr. Hassan Wario… read more » Cash rewards for Commonwealth Games team doubtful Team…

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Cereals retain men and women League Handball title

Kenya Cereals and produce Board (KCPB) men and women’s teams have successfully defended the 2012/12 Kenya Handball Federation (KHF) league titles. Cereals men beat Black Mamba 35-23 to take the men’s title for the 12th year running while Nairobi Water lost by a solitary goal to Cereals women in a hotly contested final played at the Nyayo national handball court Friday. The trophy slipped out of Nairobi Water’s grasp in…

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SNA BLOG

Where’s your father,referee? Kenyan rugby fans love referees so much that they have composed a special song for these ‘special’… read more » Reflection time for Oserian,Rangers, as Kakamega, Bandari savour success Bandari FC and Kakamega Homeboyz have been confirmed as promotion candidates to the Kenyan Premier League while… read more » Are Kenyan teams Africa’s new ‘whipping’ squads? ‘You want to your team to win just play against a…

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Cherono wins distance double in Benin

Gladys Cherono, a late entrant in the women’s 10000m, led a Kenyan sweep of medals for her second gold at the 18th edition of the African Athletics Championships at the Charles De Galle Stadium in Porto Novo, Benin. This was only the fifth distance double at the championships and only the second by a Kenyan runner after Justina Chepchirchir’s victory in 1982 in Cairo in 3000 and 5000m. Spurred more…

Posted on: August 2, 2021 Posted by: SportsNewsArena Comments: 0

U20 squad for Tunisia tie to be named Friday

Kenya’s opponents in the Under 20 Women’s World Cup qualifier, Tunisia jet in on Tuesday for this weekends tie. The Tunisians will play the hosts in the first round of the knock out stages of the qualifiers on Saturday, March 31 at the Nyayo national stadium. The Kenyan team which has been in camp for the last three weeks had a good run in the qualifiers, losing only once away…

Posted on: August 2, 2021 Posted by: SportsNewsArena Comments: 0

Travel nightmare wears down Kenyans at Africa Championships

MARRAKECH, Logistical challenges returned to haunt the Kenyan runners on the track as the African Athletics championships began on Sunday at the Grande Stade after a tedious 32-hour flight from Glasgow to Marrakech. The sensible decision to fly the Kenyan track and field team from the Scottish capital for their next assignment in the leisurely Moroccan touristic spot came back to worry Athletics Kenya officials who were already weighted by…

Posted on: August 2, 2021 Posted by: SportsNewsArena Comments: 0

King Rudisha crowned Kenya’s finest 2012 sport

David Rudisha on Thursday won the Kenya’s Safaricom Sports personality of the year, SOYA award at a colourful ceremony held at the Carnivore Grounds Nairobi, his world record run at the Olympics tilting the votes in his favour ahead of Olympic champion Ezekiel Kemboi, Celtic star Victor Wanyama and Swimmer Jason Dunford. Rudisha not only won the overall title but also picked the Sportsman of the year award, the first…

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Jason Dunford misses out on a World Swimming medal

Kenyan swimmers wrapped up their competition at the World championships, which ends on Sunday in Shanghai, with Jason Dunford narrowly missing out on a medal in the 100m Butterfly. Dunford finished just outside the medal bracket in 51.59 in the final won by American Michael Phelps(50.71), a class apart despite a “lack of training”, became the first swimmer ever to retain the title three times after wins in 2007 and…

Posted on: August 2, 2021 Posted by: SportsNewsArena Comments: 0

Gor Mahia’s Sserunkuma voted 2012 KPL’s Best Player

  Gor Mahia’s diminutive Ugandan striker Dan Sserunkuma was on Wednesday evening named the 2012 KPL Footballer of the Year during a colourful award ceremony in Nairobi dominated by the league runners-up. Gor capped off an excellent season by scooping top prize in three other categories including the Coach of the Year that went to their eccentric Croatian coach Zdravko Logarusic. Anthony Akumu and Ivan Anguyu were the other winners…