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London Marathon Contenders Face Off in Kenya

The elite field for this year’s London marathon was unveiled on Saturday in the Kenyan Rift Valley town of Iten where most of the top contenders have converged to take advantage of the high altitude ahead of the big race in April. The athletes, including Britain’s double world and Olympic champion Mo Farah and two-time […]

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah on Friday made a direct appeal to the Board of Barclays to grant one year’s extension to the banking facilities it provides to UK remittance companies serving Somalia and the Horn of Africa.  Barclays  have said that they will terminate the bank accounts from 12 August having made ‘changes to […]

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Kenyan Edwin Cheruiyot Soi kicked past a virus-stricken Mo Farah on the home straight to win the 5,000 meters Saturday in the Prefontaine Classic. Farah, the 2012 Olympic gold medalist at 5,000 and 10,000 meters, put himself in position to win, having the lead and inside position at the bell. The race opened up as the runners […]

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