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
The last time most of us saw or heard of David Rudisha and Brother Colm O’Connell, the young Kenyan was stunning the world at the London Games and the Irish missionary was looking on back in Kenya, oblivious to the plaudits being showered his way.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2012
A mob torched a church sheltering hundreds of people fleeing post-election violence in Kenya today, killing up to 50 people, including many children, as four days of rioting and ethnic clashes marked one of the darkest times in the country’s history.
Tue, 01 Jan, 2008