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From hotbed of crime to a joggers' paradise — Nairobi's Karura Forest-city thrives
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From hotbed of crime to a joggers' paradise — Nairobi's Karura Forest-city thrives

Karura went from dangerous no-man's-land to one of Nairobi's safest, most popular destinations in the span of a decade.

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019: Tsehay Gemechu, Yelamzerf Yehualaw smash women's course record; Andamlak Belihu retains title
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Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019: Tsehay Gemechu, Yelamzerf Yehualaw smash women's course record; Andamlak Belihu retains title

The 15th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon saw defending champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemechu successfully retaining their titles in the men's and women's events respectively in the national capital on Sunday.

ICC World T20 Qualifiers: Singapore stun Scotland by two runs; Oman beat UAE by seven wickets
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ICC World T20 Qualifiers: Singapore stun Scotland by two runs; Oman beat UAE by seven wickets

Scotland's sporting October suffered another setback on Friday when their cricket team slumped to defeat at the hands of Singapore on the opening day of the 2020 T20 World Cup qualifying tournament.

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019: Eric Kiptanui relishes playing his part in Eliud Kipchoge's historic feat, sets sights on men's title
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Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019: Eric Kiptanui relishes playing his part in Eliud Kipchoge's historic feat, sets sights on men's title

A little over a week has passed since he was involved in Eliud Kipchoge's record-breaking feat in Vienna, and now Kenyan distance runner Eric Kiptanui prepares to add another title to his cabinet in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon that takes place on Sunday.

Kenya President lauds Eliud Kipchoge as African nation celebrates marathon runner's historic feat in Vienna
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Kenya President lauds Eliud Kipchoge as African nation celebrates marathon runner's historic feat in Vienna

Eliud Kipchoge's historic marathon time on Saturday was greeted with joy and pride in his native Kenya.

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge makes history in Vienna, becomes first man to complete marathon under two-hour mark
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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge makes history in Vienna, becomes first man to complete marathon under two-hour mark

Because of the way the run was set up and paced, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will not validate the time as a world record

Kenya's marathon man Eliud Kipchoge looks to break personal best, complete Vienna race under two-hour mark
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Kenya's marathon man Eliud Kipchoge looks to break personal best, complete Vienna race under two-hour mark

The course has been prepared so that it should take Kipchoge just about 4.5 seconds more than on a computer-simulated completely flat and straight path

World Athletics Championships 2019: Under-fire for empty stands, stifling heat, Qatar sees packed houses in final weekend
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Under-fire for empty stands, stifling heat, Qatar sees packed houses in final weekend

The rousing end to the championships provided an upbeat note for a sport that continues to wrestle with a Russian doping scandal, with the country’s federation banned from the event

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe says Athletics Integrity Unit is looking into German media's claims on doping among Kenyan athletes
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IAAF chief Sebastian Coe says Athletics Integrity Unit is looking into German media's claims on doping among Kenyan athletes

IAAF president Sebastian Coe confirmed on Monday reports in German media which said the governing body's integrity unity had received claims of doping against Kenyan athletes ahead of the World Championships.

Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warming
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Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warming

Crowds of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change, heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg.

220 international students apply for various courses at IIT-Kharagpur; 'internationalisation is priority,’ says Professor Baidurya Bhattacharya
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220 international students apply for various courses at IIT-Kharagpur; 'internationalisation is priority,’ says Professor Baidurya Bhattacharya

In initiative to boost presence of foreign students in campus by offering scholarships, IIT Kharagpur has received 220 international applicants. The acceptance rate of international students in various masters and doctoral degree programmes is about eight percent.

60 foreign nationals detained in Greater Noida, face deportation after police find them staying without valid travel documents
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60 foreign nationals detained in Greater Noida, face deportation after police find them staying without valid travel documents

Almost all of the foreign nationals detained in Greater Noida by the Uttar Pradesh Police are from eight African countries, including Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Ivory Coast and Angola, police said. Twenty-eight of them are women.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Shaheen Afridi's performance is biggest positive from Pakistan's campaign, says Wasim Akram
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Shaheen Afridi's performance is biggest positive from Pakistan's campaign, says Wasim Akram

Former Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram has hailed left-arm bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi as a star for the future who can inspire youngsters in Pakistan

African Cup of Nations 2019: Kenya's Michael Olunga scores brace against Tanzania to keep team in hunt for last-16 place
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African Cup of Nations 2019: Kenya's Michael Olunga scores brace against Tanzania to keep team in hunt for last-16 place

Michael Olunga scored twice as Kenya edged neighbours Tanzania 3-2 in Cairo on Thursday to keep alive hopes of reaching the second round in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez stars in Alegria's easy win over underdogs Kenya; Senegal see off Tanzania
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez stars in Alegria's easy win over underdogs Kenya; Senegal see off Tanzania

Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to a 2-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in Cairo on Sunday.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi at SCO summit, Leila review, GDP overestimation claim; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi at SCO summit, Leila review, GDP overestimation claim; today's must-read stories

Narendra Modi showed that in his second term, he retains the maneuverable deftness to play the great power game into which India has been thrust due to the changing geopolitical environment.

World Cup Memories: ‘We were looking at getting autographs,' Thomas Odoyo recalls Kenya's special win against West Indies in 1996
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World Cup Memories: ‘We were looking at getting autographs,' Thomas Odoyo recalls Kenya's special win against West Indies in 1996

The cricketing world witnessed an underdog story 23 years ago on 29 February 1996, the day on which Kenya beat West Indies in 1996 World Cup. Thomas Odoyo recalls that famous win by the star-struck Kenyans.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Bangladesh's knockout punch to India and other major upsets in World Cup history
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Bangladesh's knockout punch to India and other major upsets in World Cup history

As the 12th edition of ICC's showpiece event starts off in a little over a month, we revisit some of the biggest upsets in the 44-year journey of Cricket World Cup.

Sachin Tendulkar Birthday Special: 98 against Pakistan and other World Cup specials from Master Blaster
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Sachin Tendulkar Birthday Special: 98 against Pakistan and other World Cup specials from Master Blaster

Sachin Tendulkar featured in six World Cups and here is a list of some great knocks played by the 'Master Blaster' in the premier tournament:

Skull of largest meat-eating mammal to roam Earth found in museum cabinet in Kenya
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Skull of largest meat-eating mammal to roam Earth found in museum cabinet in Kenya

A skull of a carnivore mammal that roamed the Earth after the dinosaurs has been discovered in a drawer in African museums.