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By James Wakahiu Mount Kenya University (MKU) recently joined the world in marking International Day of Sports for Peace and Development in an African region webinar. The online meeting was organised by MKU’s Unesco chair for Digital Education, Interdisciplinary Teaching and Sustainable Development in collaboration with Kenya National Commission for Unesco, The African Sports Association …

A Nigerian taekwondo athlete who is eight months pregnant has won gold in taekwondo in the multi – sport event. According to CNN, Aminat  Idrees, who was  heavily pregnant clinched a gold medal at the ongoing National Sports Festival, before securing gold in the multi-sport event, which takes place every two years in the country. …

By Paul Brian Mugello served up an absolute thriller in its first ever Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton taking victory from Mercedes team mate ValtteriBottas in an action-packed race that saw two dramatic multi-car crashes within the first nine laps, two red flag stoppages and an exciting finale that culminated in Alex Albon scoring his …

With the City of Cape Town and parts of the Western Cape in the midst of a severe drought, organisers of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM) are working around the clock to ensure the 49th edition of the world’s most beautiful marathon is fully aligned with plans to avoid Day Zero. Events like …

The main purpose of the Initiative is to promote cultural, educational and sports exchange between local residents and visiting athletes and foreigners The Embassy signed a partnership memorandum of understanding with Meguro City under the Host Town Program on 7th November, 2017. The Government of Japan is running Host Town Initiative in preparation for 2020 …

Entries for the 2018 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM), taking place in Cape Town on 30 and 31 March 2018, will open on Wednesday, 1 November 2017. African runners wanting to participate in the world’s most beautiful marathon in 2018 should take note of a number of important changes that have been made in …

In their more than 50 years of relations, sports have played a crucial role in building closer ties between Japan and Kenya Event: Press Invitation on the Japan-Kenya Policy Workshop on Sports Date: Thursday  22nd June 2017 Gates Open: 09.00 am Time: 10.00am – 12.00noon Venue: Japan Information and Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan Overview: …

Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each, who take turns batting and fielding. The batting team attempts to score runs by hitting a ball that is thrown by the pitcher with a bat swung by the batter, then running counter-clockwise around a series of four bases: first, second, third, and home plate. A run is scored when a player advances around the bases and returns …

Basketball is a non-contact sport played on a rectangular court. While most often played as a team sport with five players on each side, three-on-three, two-on-two, and one-on-one competitions are also common. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and 10 feet (3.048 m) high that is mounted …

Kabaddi is a popular, easy-to-learn team contact sport with its roots in the millennia-old history of ancient India and South Asia. The basic rules of Kabaddi are simple: two teams of seven players each face off in a large square arena for two halves of twenty minutes each. Players from each team take turns running …