kenyans

Tsegay favourite to win Delhi Half Marathon


September 10th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) One of the world's fastest half-marathoners Ethiopian Atsedu Tsegay has confirmed his participation for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.The 21-year-old Tsegay clocked 58.47 minutes when ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kenya orders probe into poor performance at London Olympics


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 22 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki ordered the Ministry of Sports to move fast and establish the cause of the country's dismal performance at the recently concluded London ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kenyan ace hopes to set record at TCS World 10K Bangalore


May 24th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Kenyan Dennis Kimetto, who recently set a World record for 25 Km run, hopes to live up to his star billing as he heads a classy ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kipsang, Keitany win London marathon


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany won the men's and women's races at the London Marathon Sunday.Kipsang led for the final 11 kilometers with a time ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kenya eyeing relay triumph at London


April 18th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 18 (IANS) Sprints have never been Kenya's area of specialisation but that history might be changed this summer at the London Olympics where the country is expected to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Briton faces more charges in Kenyan court


January 13th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Mombasa (Kenya), Jan 13 (IANS) A British national jailed for three years early this month in Kenya has again been arraigned in court facing more charges, Xinhua reported.Jermaine Grant, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kenya concerned over rising breast cancer cases


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Kenyan government Thursday expressed concern over the rising cases of breast cancer in the country, saying one out of nine women is affected.Health Minister Beth ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

World Athletics: Kenya’s Kirui men’s marathon title


September 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Sep 4 (IANS) Kenyan runner Abel Kirui retained his world title in the men's marathon here Sunday after finishing the 42.195-kilometer race in two hours, seven minutes ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

International judge rules against lawyers’ wigs


April 19th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 19(THAINDIAN NEWS) A judge at the International Criminal Court has ruled that lawyers who appear before her should not wear wigs. Justice Ekaterina Trendafilova is the judge who is ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Obama’s grandfather was tortured by Brit officials reveal secret documents


April 6th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): A collection of secret documents detailing efforts to suppress the Mau Mau uprising has revealed that US President Barack Obama's grandfather and others were brutally tortured by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Defiant Kenya goes down fighting to mighty Oz (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) A defiant Kenya late Sunday went down fighting to defending champions Australia by 60 runs in a World Cup Group A fixture at the Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Canada have the edge over Kenya (Preview)


March 6th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Canada will have an edge over Kenya when the two minnows clash in a World Cup Group A match at the Ferozshah Kotla here Monday.Kenyan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Aussies hope to blunt Lanka bowlers in WC clash


March 5th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 5 (ANI): Victory over Sri Lanka in Saturday's Group A World Cup clash would give Australia a perfect record after three matches in the tournament and would likely ensure a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Easy win for New Zealand against Kenya (Second Lead)


February 20th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Minnows Kenya sank without a trace in the hallowed turf of the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium as New Zealand warmed up nicely for their ICC Cricket World ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Take minnows lightly at your own peril, says Kenyan captain


February 19th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Kenya skipper Jimmy Kamande has warned that if anybody wants to take Kenya or a lower-ranked team lightly, then it will be at their own peril, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tough for New Zealand to replicate success of 2007 (Preview)


February 19th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) New Zealand, semi-finalists in two of the previous three ICC World Cups, hope to at least replicate -- if not better -- those performances as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sarwan century guides West Indies to victory against Kenya


February 12th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 12 (IANS) Ramnaresh Sarwan smacked a sparkling century as West Indies warmed up for the World Cup with a 61-run victory over minnows Kenya here Saturday.Sarwan (123, 125b, 11x5, 5x6) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Somali pirates release Taiwanese vessel after nearly a year


January 28th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on Friday released a Taiwanese vessel along with its crew of 28, ending nearly a year of captivity, the European Union Naval Force - Somalia (EUNAVFOR) ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Three Kenyans arrested for illegally staying in India


January 14th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS) Three Kenyans were arrested here Thursday for staying in India without valid documents, police said. A police officer said that Moses Omula, 29, Suleiman Offinio Obewa, 29, and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi ready for half marathon, 2009 champion Merga pulls out


November 20th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) An estimated 30,000 Delhiites are set to run in the company of world-class athletes and India's most sought after celebrities in the third edition of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Somali pirates abduct 43 sailors


October 18th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seoul, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A statement by South Korea’s foreign ministry on Sunday has confirmed the abduction of one of the country’s fishing vessels with 43-member crew onboard.The 43 sailors ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kavita Raut: A poor village girl’s journey to sporting glory


October 10th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) It has been an arduous journey for long distance runner Kavita Raut, a poor tribal girl from Maharashtra, who got into serious athletics nine years ago, and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CWG athletics: Kavita wins historic bronze for India (Lead)


October 9th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Long distance runner Kavita Raut gave India its maiden Commonwealth Games medal from the track by winning a historic bronze in the women's 10,000 metres ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CWG Athletics: Shot putters Saurabh, Om Prakash in final


October 6th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Putting behind him a doping scandal, shot putter Saurabh Vij qualified for the final along with compatriot Om Prakash on the first day of the athletics event ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kenyan man dubbed “Danger” passes away leaving behind 100 widows


October 5th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A Kenyan man, who earned himself the nickname "Danger" because women found him so attractive, has passed away after marrying more than 100 women in his lifetime and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lifters win India’s first four medals at CWG 2010 (Night Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Weightlifters brought India's first four medals at the Commonwealth Games 2010 here Monday. Soniya Chanu won a silver and Sandhya Rani Devi a bronze in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CWG Badminton: Cakewalk for Indian team in opening match (Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) It was a cakewalk for India in their opening pool D match in the badminton mixed team event of the Commonwealth Games with a 5-0 drubbing of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

8th Road Runner Akron Marathon Throws Some Surprises


September 26th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Ohio, Sep 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The eighth-annual Road Runner Akron Marathon proved to be quite eventful both for the participants and the viewers as they saw the participants fighting neck ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brit-Somali runner Farah to use Delhi CWG to satisfy his Olympic hunger


August 24th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): Twenty-seven-year-old Mo Farah, a Somali-born British international track and field athlete, who holds the British road record for 10,000 meters, the British indoor record in the 3000 meters and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Vice President Biden reaffirms US support to Kenya’s democratic process


June 9th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by BNO News
NAIROBI, KENYA (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden reaffirmed on Wednesday the continuing support from the U.S. towards a free, secure, prosperous and democratic Kenya.Biden said that Kenya has been ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kogo and Andersson win Stockholm marathon


May 31st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 31 (Xinhua) Kenyans Paul Kipkemei Kogo and Swede Isabellah Andersson won the Stockholm marathon. In Saturday's race, Kogo crossed the finish line in two hours, 15 minutes and 35 seconds.Andersson, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Obamania at its height in Kenya (Letter from Nairobi)


January 15th, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 15 (IANS) Barack Obama's election as US president has made him an idol in his father's homeland Kenya, with his pictures gracing calendars, vehicles and the walls of many homes. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Qaedas chief of operations in Pakistan killed in US missile strike


January 9th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Two top al Qaeda terrorists have been killed in a US missile strike on a building in northern Pakistan on New Years Day.The men were high ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama victory infuses fresh hope in overseas Indians (Diaspora Watch)


November 17th, 2008 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
If Barack Obama can win the highest office in the US against all odds, so can many overseas Indians. This is the overwhelming feeling of overseas Indians in the aftermath of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ethiopian runners win Delhi half marathon


November 9th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Ethiopians Deriba Merga and Aselefech Mergia won the Airtel Delhi open half marathon for men and women respectively here Sunday. Sandeep Kumar and Kavita Raut recorded the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe