Kenya's Stanley Biwott, Mary Keitany win at NYC Marathon

...Laura Thweatt finished seventh in her marathon debut. She will seek to qualify for next summer's Rio Games on the track.Kenya doesn't hold Olympic trials in the marathon, and with many more elite distance runners than the three slots allotted, there's...

Russia faces Olympic ban in track and field after scathing report of doping

...Travis Tygart said.Other countries and sports could also fall under the WADA spotlight for abetting doping. Pound singled out Kenya, saying it seems that the East African powerhouse of long-distance running "has a real problem.""In its considered view...

Buzenesh Deba is looking to win hometown New York City Marathon

...best of 2 hours, 19 minutes, 59 seconds in Boston in 2014, which beat the previous course record. The winner that day, Kenya's Rita Jeptoo, has since been suspended for doping. She remains recognized as the 2014 champ, but additional evidence could...

Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

MACHAKOS, Kenya - In an industrial area outside Kenya's capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take...e-waste is exported to developing countries like India and Kenya in the form of used goods, where it ends up in landfills...

Kenya's Lamu Island and Tanzania's Mafia Island

LAMU, Kenya - Swimming with dolphins, staying in a...rulers to let the island become part of Kenya. Mafia was sold to Germans who ruled Tanganyika...life for villagers. If You Go... LAMU, KENYA: There are modern hotels, beautifully...

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Obama's half brother in Kenya says he married teen

NAIROBI, Kenya - President Barack Obama's polygamist half brother in Kenya has married a 19-year-old woman more than 30 years his junior.Malik Obama, 52, told a Kenya news station that the teen quit school and wanted...

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Overtime: Kenya's Tanui out to defend Boston title

...Marathon and the unofficial mayor of Eldoret, Kenya. He will attempt to rule his domain in...world's most prestigious marathon. In Kenya, the 33-year-old runner is a hero...Marathon on Sunday, with Joyce Chepchumba of Kenya setting a world record. Sort of. While...

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Kenya's Tanui regains title with late kick in marathon

...kick over the final 200 meters, he gave Kenya an eighth straight Boston Marathon victory...behind 1994 1-2 finishers Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya (2:07:15) and Andres Espinosa of...Brazil at 2:08:26 and John Kagwe of Kenya at 2:08:51, giving the Kenyans three...

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Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai shatters course record in New York City Marathon

NEW YORK - Geoffrey Mutai, of Kenya, led an assault on the New York City Marathon...London Marathon winner Mary Keitany, of Kenya, running well under world-best pace...38 set in September by Patrick Makau of Kenya."Everything now will be changed...

Augusta businessman opens restaurant in his native country of Kenya

...American-theme cafe in his home country of Kenya. Phone calls to his siblings, who run...International Cafe has helped introduce Kenya to the western world, Wanjala said.The...United States, too.Wanjala's family in Kenya keeps all profits from the business...