Kenyan News: Sports

Harambee Starlets have a new coach - Alex Alumira
The Former Vihiga Queens head coach was on Monday appointed the new head coach of the Kenya national women football team.
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Benzema victim of robbery at home during Real Madrid game
Real Madrid's France striker Karim Benzema was the victim of a robbery at his home while he was playing against Elche at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium
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Tusker seek consistency as City Stars entertain leaders Homeboyz
Defending champions Tusker will be seeking to build on their consistency in the FKF Premier League when they travel to play bottom-placed Vihiga Bulle
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Top Fry Nakuru pick first win as Kabras Sugar, Oilers and KCB maintain Kenya Cup dominance
Menengai Oilers stayed top of the Kenya Cup with a 19-7 win away to the Strathmore Leos at Madaraka on Saturday.
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The scourge of poor officiating in Africa
The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) is never short of refereeing controversies.
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Kariobangi Sharks move second as KCB revives title push
Kariobangi Sharks moved second in the FKF Premier League standings after thrashing Sofapaka 3-0 at Kasarani Annex on Sunday.
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Country wide young golfers tour launched
Safaricom has rolled out a national golf series dubbed the 'Safaricom Golf Tour' with an aim to tap, nurture and grow talents among young golfers acr
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Kenya's tennis star records historic win in Australian Open
The Africa Under-18 champion, who is making her debut, defeated Italian Federica Urgesi.
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New season, same old Shujaa
Kenya Sevens kicked off the third leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series on a low note after performing poorly during the Malaga Sevens leg played
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Samurai wins Soldier's Salute Cup
Captain Raphael Nzomo and Louis Roumeguere propelled Samurai to a 7.5-3 win over Team 24:7 to emerge as Soldier's Salute Cup champions at Nairobi Polo
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Athletics: GirlsRun to prevent periodic poverty
Two-time Edinburgh Marathon champion Caroline Jepchirchir is among the host of elite athletes who graced the launch of the inaugural GirlsRun Marathon
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COVID-hit Tunisia upset Nigeria to book Cup of Nations last-eight place
Captain Youssef Msakni scored with a long-range shot to hand COVID-hit Tunisia an improbable 1-0 win over 10-man Nigeria in Garoua on Sunday to advanc
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Burkina Faso edge Gabon to reach Cup of Nations quarter-finals
Burkina Faso held off a gallant rearguard action from 10-man Gabon to advance to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a 7-6 victory on penalt
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Chelsea beat Spurs 2-0 to keep dwindling title hopes alive
Chelsea kept alive their remote Premier League title chances with a 2-0 win over London rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, set on their way by an exq
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Kenya women's hockey wins bronze at Africa Nations Cup in Ghana
Kenya national women's hockey team on Saturday won bronze at the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Zimbabwe women 3-1 on penalties.
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Liverpool hold off Crystal Palace fightback to close gap on Man City
Liverpool had to withstand a spirited second-half fightback from Crystal Palace before emerging with a 3-1 win on Sunday to close the gap on Premier L
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Burnley bag a precious point in goalless draw at Arsenal
Burnley earned themselves a precious point in a 0-0 draw away at Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday, with their back line and keeper doing just e
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Tennis: The Rise and Rise of Kenyan tennis star Angela Okutoyi
In the past three decades, we have seen a new generation of stars in womens tennis succeed on the big world stage.
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Angela Okutoyi launch Australian Open debut with a win
Angela Okutoyi launch Australian Open debut with a win
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Rally: Kenya signs deal for Safari Rally to remain on WRC calendar till 2026
Kenya has signed a deal for the Safari Rally to remain on the (World Rally Championship WRC) until 2026.
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Pele 'super strong' as he recovers from tumor, daughter says
Soccer legend Pele is at home and "super strong" as he recovers from a colon tumor, his daughter said on Saturday in what appeared to be a rebuttal of
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SOYA Awards: Omanyala to battle Kipchoge for SOYA Sportsman of the Year award
Sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala has been nominated for the Sportsman of the year category for the Sports Personality Year Awards (SOYA) which will have it
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Big shots outclassed in Eldoret meet
Surprises, adrenaline-packed racing and intrigues summed up the National Cross Country championships that took place in Eldoret yesterday.
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Shujaa fail to impress at Malaga 7s
Kenya Sevens yesterday picked their first win after coming from behind to defeat France 26-15 but that could not prevent their downfall at Malaga Seve
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Mathare seek revenge against AFC Leopards
Relegation-threatened Mathare United will be hoping the change of guard at the club will help turn around their poor performance ahead of their FKF Pr
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Warriors fall to Lakeside in playoffs tie as KPA teams win
Lakeside kicked off the 2021-2022 Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Mens Premier League quarterfinals playoffs on a winning note after upsetting defe
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Team 24:7, Samurai face off in Soldier's Salute final
Samurai and Team 24:7 will face off in one of the toughest final matches of the Soldiers Salute Championships at Nairobi Polo Club today.
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Shelvey earns Newcastle second league win of season at Leeds
A late goal from Jonjo Shelvey earned Newcastle United a 1-0 win at Leeds United on Saturday, the second time Eddie Howe's side have tasted victory in
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Rashford last-gasp winner sees Man United leapfrog West Ham into fourth
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford scored a last-second winner as they beat West Ham United 1-0 at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday to
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World Cup Qatar 2022: African Qualifiers play-off draw
CAF World Cup 2022 play-off draw recap:
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Ferguson blames 'stage fright' for Everton's loss to Aston Villa
Everton's interim manager Duncan Ferguson said the Merseyside club suffered a case of stage fright in Saturday's 1-0 Premier League loss to Aston Vill
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Pep Guardiola finally breaks silence on reports he wants to leave Manchester City
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he may make a decision on his future at the end of the season but made it clear he would never "betray" the
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Vihiga Queens striker Shikangwa set to join Turkish top tier side
Vihiga Queens continue to reap big opportunities from the recent assignment of CAF Women Champions League zonal Qualifiers CECAFA and TotalEnergies CA
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Rangnick says he did not take Ronaldo reaction personally
Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick said Cristiano Ronaldo did not undermine his authority following the forward's angry reaction to being su
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Tributes flow for former Kenyan Athletics administrator John Velzian who died age 93
National Olympic Committee of Kenya President Paul Tergat on Thursday led Kenyans in mourning former Kenyan Athletics administrator John Velzian who d
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Golf: Mugo, Muraya, Njuguna are Limuru Ladies Invitation 2022 winners
A prolific team comprised of home golfer Lucy Njuguna and Nancy Muraya, Nancy Mugo, both of Sigona Golf Club, fired a total of 91 stableford points to
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Oketch ready to disarm Ulinzi Warriors at KBF playoffs
Lakeside Basketball Club head coach Dismas Oketch hopes to sail through at the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Mens Premier League quarter finals p
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Stars battle at Cross Country trials
At least 600 athletes will battle at the National Cross Country Championships inside Lobo Resort in Eldoret today.
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Akwana ditches struggling Mathare United
Mathare United head coach Ezekiel Akwana on Friday resigned from his position, Standard Sports can confirm.
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