Kenya

Africans Kebede and Jeptoo shine in the London sun

Priscah Jeptoo and Edna Kiplagat in London / Photos from the Virgin London Marathon team

Ethiopia's Tsegaye Kebede unleashed a late surge to regain the men's title at the 2013 Virgin London Marathon as Priscah Jeptoo led a Kenyan one-two to add the women's crown to the Olympic silver medal she won on the same London streets last August.

Unknown Runner film seek more funds, launch improved iOS app

The Unknown Runner montage image / Photo: A Cow Say Moo

The Unknown Runner documentary is about a Kenyan athlete, Geoffrey Kipsang and the road he had to take to make his debut on the marathon of Berlin and the film project is now looking for a final round of funding to finish the post-production.

Kenyan Felix Limo retires from international athletics

Photo Credit: Ramon Smits / Flickr.com/people/14189176@N08

The well-known Kenyan distance runner Felix Limo announced his international retirement on Thursday, after a top-level career that spanned more than a decade.

David Rudisha is ATAF's Athlete of the Year 2012

David Rudisha of Kenya

David Lekuta Rudisha, the world 800m record-holder and London 2012 Olympic champion, from Kenya is the Athletics Africa's (ATAF) Athlete of the Year - 2012

Longosiwa and Merga set for new year eve's face-off in Bozen/Bolzano

Thomas Longosiwa at the London Olympics 2012/ Photo: Cameron Spencer

Olympic bronze medalist Thomas Longosiwa (Kenya) to face World Champion Imane Merga (Ethiopia) at the 38th edition of the international New Year's Eve Run BOclassic in Bozen/Bolzano.

Tunisia: Lablak and Kimayo win maiden Marathon-Des-Oliviers-Sfax

Kenyan Ednah Kimayo receives the women's race winner plaque at 2012 Sfax Marathon / Photo: Babatunde Eludini/AthleticsAfrica

Moroccan athlete Khalid Lablak and Kenyan Ednah Kimaiyo were the top winners in Sunday’s maiden edition of the International Oliver Trees Marathon (Marathon-Des-Oliviers-Sfax) in Sfax city, Tunisia.

Imane Merga, Sylvia Kibet sign up for BOclassic New Year Run

Pictured from left: Mo Farah & Imane Merga on the finish line in 2010  (Foto: BOclassic/Remo Mosna)

World Cross Country champion Imane Merga from Ethopia and vice world champion Sylvia Kibet from Kenya are the first big names to be presented for the 38th edition of the international New Year's Eve Run BOclassic in Bozen/Bolzano.

Chumba extends Kenya's winning streak in Eindhoven with course record

Dickson Chumba (KEN) winning at 2012 De Lage Landen marathon Eindhoven/Photo: Marathon Eindhoven Studio CLICK

Kenya's Dickson Chumba set a new course record to win the 2012 De Lage Landen Marathon Eindhoven in a personal best of 2:05:46 and Ethiopia's Aberume Mekuria took the women's race in a personal best of 2:27:20 on Sunday.

London 2012: Kiprotich shocks Kenyans to claim Uganda's first marathon gold

The men's marathon podium finishers at London 2012 / Photo: Locog

Ugandan Stephen Kiprotich produced one of the biggest shocks of the London 2012 Olympic Games to win the men's marathon on The Mall on Sunday, claiming Uganda's first athletics gold for 40 years.

London2012: Ethiopian Defar steps out of her rivals' shadows to regain title

Meseret Defar walking away from the track after her winning celebration in London/ Photo: Yomi Omogbeja at the Olympic Stadium

Meseret Defar of Ethiopia acheived the rare feat of regaining an Olympic athletics title when the Athens 2004 5000m gold medallist triumphed again at the London 2012 Olympic Games, winning in 15 minutes 4.25 seconds on Friday.

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