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Introduction to Sports in Kenya


Football is by far the most popular sport in Kenya. The second most popular sports in Kenya are rugby and athletics, followed by basketball. The other sports that have a sizable following in Kenya include volleyball, cricket and boxing


Kenya Sports News and commentary

1987 to 1994: When Kenya took 800m depth to ridiculous levels

Use this opportunity to clean the mess in football

Grassroots football is far more popular the the KPL

Kenya at the 2021 world boxing championships

Rugby, Basketball, Volleyball should benefit from Sport Fund

FIFA is the cause of Kenya’s miserable performance in football

Kenya at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Ferguson Rotich wins his first Diamond League race of 2020

Kenyan women get out of their comfort zones and dominate in Doha 3000m

Kipyegon narrowly misses 1000m World Record

Kipyegon, Obiri, Cheruiyot with impressive wins in Monaco

Wilson Kiprugut: The man who started Kenya’s medal rush

Charles Gitonga’s moment of glory

Kenya ranks 45th in Global Rugby participation per capita

Brookside and Kenya Secondary School Sports Association has lost focus

Kenya Rugby Sevens Gallery for 2019-2020

Kenya Rugby Gallery for 2018 and 2019

Remembering James Maina Boi

Ministry of Sports should not fund teams and Federations that lack transparency

2016 Olympics: Kenya’s best performance yet

Kenya at the 2012 Olympics: Rudisha sets world record, Kemboi gains redemption

2008 Olympics: Jelimo and Lagat first Kenyan female gold medalists

2004 Olympics: Kenya sweeps the steeplechase

Kenya at the 2000 Olympics: Brilliant gold for Noah Ngeny and Reuben Kosgei

1996 Olympics: Pauline Konga first Kenyan woman to win medal

1988 Olympics: 5 amazing gold medals for Kenya

Kenya at the 1984 Olympics: Julius Korir’s moment of brilliance

1980: Kenya’s boycotts Olympics and goes to Liberty Bell Classic

Kenya’s boycott of the 1976 Olympics

Video: 1972 Olympic final: Philip Waruinge vs Boris Kuznetov

1968 Olympics: Kenya emerges as a distance running giant

Kenya at the 1964 Olympics

Kenya finishes second at the 2019 world athletics championships

Smiling Rhonex Kipruto smashes 10K world record with no pacers and no vapourfly

Kenya Rugby Review for 2019

Kenya Football in 2019

Kenya at the 2019 Dubai Sevens

Oliech was never eligible to play for Qatar, Olunga is ineligible for Japan

Eliud Kipchoge richly deserves Athlete of the year title

Edwin Kurgat wins NCAA cross country championships

Kenya at the 1999 World Athletics Championships

1997 World Athletics Championships: Sally Barsosio wins First Female gold for Kenya

Kenya 7s towers above opposition in Olympic Qualifiers

Kenya at the 1995 World Athletics Championships

Brilliant Debut for Joyciline Jepkosgei

Geoffrey Kamworor: The most versatile distance runner ever

1991 World athletics championships: 4 gold for Kenya

Mombasa County: Build a rugby stadium instead of a pool

Yet another piece of shoddy journalism from the west accuses Kenya of doping

Kenya’s prospects at the 2019 world athletics championships