It was a noise unlike anything I had heard before — a cacophonous racket of cheers, screams and thuds all blended together in a two-minute symphony. It built and built to one euphoric eruption, and once it happened all you could do was stand there in awe, aware once again that for all its flaws, there is nothing quite so invigorating as sport.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
Declaring Kenya at a “crossroads” between promise and peril, President Barack Obama pressed the nation of his father’s birth to root out corruption, treat women and minorities as equal citizens, and take responsibility for its future.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
BEFORE I knew that Nelson Mandela existed, I thought our then-leader, Kenyan president Daniel Toroitich arap Moi, was the world’s only statesman. I was five years old, and no world existed for me outside Nairagie Enkare, my birthplace in rural Maasailand.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
Athletics Ireland chairman of High Performance Ray Flynn described Robert Heffernan’s victory in the 50km race walk as the “best day of my athletics life” and that the main message of the Corkman’s performance was to “the athletes themselves.”
Fri, 16 Aug, 2013
A decision by the International Criminal Court is due today on whether six influential Kenyans - including two presidential contenders - accused of helping to orchestrate violence that killed more than 1,000 people following disputed elections in 2007 will face prosecution.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2012