Posts Tagged “Eliud Kipchoge”

World Champion Eliud Kipchoge “profile updated” after a loud uproar

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World Champion Eliud Kipchoge “profile updated” after a loud uproar

The record holder and World Champion Eliud Kipchoge was nominated in the Laureus World Sportsman of the year. Kipchoge was nominated along side big names: Lebron James ,Novac Djokovic,Lewis Hamilton, Luka Modric and Kylan Mbappe. Controversy brewing over whether this was the most appropriate photo to use of Kenyan marathon legend Eliud Kipchoge. #LaureasAwards pic.twitter.com/6rpQZkbvZ0…

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Eliud Kipchoge Nominated as Laureus sportsman of the year

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Eliud Kipchoge Nominated as Laureus sportsman of the year

Top Kenyan Athlete Eliud Kipchoge has been nominated as the Laures world sportsman of the year. Kipchoge was among the athletes that dominated the headlines in 2019 after several wins of awards. Counting from the Berlin Marathon, IAAF award as well as the honour to be  named the UN Kenya person of the year among…

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Kenyas’ world Marathoner named 2018 Sports Personality of the Year

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Kenyas’ world Marathoner named 2018 Sports Personality of the Year

World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge was Friday named the 2018 Sportsman of the Year after beating a strong field of six competitors at the Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year awards (Soya) awards held at Fort Jesus in Mombasa. The past winner Eliud Kipchoge found himself once again vying for the top honours at…

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This Man Eliud Kipchoge; The Stunning Face of Kenyan Athletics

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This Man Eliud Kipchoge; The Stunning Face of Kenyan Athletics

As 2018 comes to a close, many will remember it as a year riddled with many corruption cases that saddened Kenyans. But in the midst of the scams, the year presented an iconic moment that lightened up Kenyans’ mood in the form of Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge. Born in 1984, Kipchoge was the stunning face…

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William Kabogo assures Eliud Kipchoge an award after missing on president’s list

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William Kabogo assures Eliud Kipchoge an award after missing on president’s list

On Wednesday, during the Jamhuri day celebrations at Nyayo National Stadium, President Uhuru Kenyatta accorded several recipients presidential awards and honours. Ten governors, Kenya’s top public prosecutor Noordin Haji and top crime buster George Kinoti were among those who received the awards. ODM party chairman John Mbadi who also joined the governors in the list of…

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Maajabu ya Musa! Anne Waiguru Receives an Award But Eliud Kipchoge is Missing

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Maajabu ya Musa! Anne Waiguru Receives an Award But Eliud Kipchoge is Missing

Does anyone else think that these State commendations are a mockery?Anne Waiguru might have been acquitted by the EACC from the infamous NYS Season 1 but she has not been forgiven by the court of public opinion. Waiguru is the face of impunity here in Kenya. They say you can’t clean a donkey. And however…

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Revealed: Why Eliud Kipchoge prefers to stay ‘chini ya maji’

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Revealed: Why Eliud Kipchoge prefers to stay ‘chini ya maji’

  Up until now, the World’s Male Athlete of the Year, Eliud Kipchoge has not yet said anything about his glorious win at the recent 2018 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Awards. Truth is if it were some of us who won the award, our followers on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat ‘would not breathe’…

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List of Eliud Kipchoge’s struggles before becoming most decorated marathoner in the planet

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List of Eliud Kipchoge’s struggles before becoming most decorated marathoner in the planet

Before success there is always a struggle to get to the top that most legends  will tell you require persistence and hard work. Eliud Kipchoge is indeed a star on the tracks but he has had his failure days too. He made his debut on the 2010 IAAF Diamond League by winning the 5000 m Qatar…

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Hours Before IAAF Announcement, Eliud Kipchoge Predicted His Win, Here’s How

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Hours Before IAAF Announcement, Eliud Kipchoge Predicted His Win, Here’s How

Eliud Kipchoge’s confidence is infectious. The world marathon record-holder’s philosophical look at things quite inspiring. Vintage Kipchoge didn’t disappoint on Tuesday at a press gathering ahead of this year’s IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards at the Le Meridien Hotel here with sound bytes that excited global athletics journalists. Quotes to die for. “Of…

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Twitter Praises Kenya Star Eliud Kipchoge After IAAF Top Honour

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Twitter Praises Kenya Star Eliud Kipchoge After IAAF Top Honour

Marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge was on Tuesday honoured as the IAAF male athlete of the year at athletics’ annual awards ceremony. Colombian jumper Caterine Ibarguen was named the woman athlete of the year. Kenyan steeplechase world record holder Beatrice Chepkoech was a finalist. Olympic champion Kipchoge shattered the world marathon record by 78 seconds…

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What the 2018 IAAF World Male Athlete Award means for Eliud Kipchoge

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What the 2018 IAAF World Male Athlete Award means for Eliud Kipchoge

  Before being crowned the World’s Male Athlete of the Year at the 2018 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) awards, Eliud Kipchoge had already exhibited confidence that he would bag the award and also revealed what winning the award would mean to him. A few hours before the award ceremony, at a Press Conference held…

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Greatest of all time! Why 2018 is Kipchoge’s best year yet

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Greatest of all time! Why 2018 is Kipchoge’s best year yet

  If the wins this year are anything to go by, then 2018 could easily be Eliud Kipchoge’s best year yet. The Kenyan athlete has this year been in the headlines for his tremendous hard work that has seen him win titles and accolades that he probably never imagined he would in a lifetime. Let’s…

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Congratulations!! Kenyan Star Eliud Kipchoge Wins IAAF Male Athlete Of The Year

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Congratulations!! Kenyan Star Eliud Kipchoge Wins IAAF Male Athlete Of The Year

Kenyan Athlete Eliud Kipchoge was on Tuesday crowned winner of this year’s Male athlete of the year at the IAAF. The 34 year-old was crowned at a ceremony that was held in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The world Marathon record holder, smashed the marathon world record in Berlin by 78 seconds, completing the 42.195km distance in a time…

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Good News For Kenya: Marathon Legend Eliud Kipchoge Wins Big At IAAF, Know Here

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Good News For Kenya: Marathon Legend Eliud Kipchoge Wins Big At IAAF, Know Here

Kenya’s marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge was on Tuesday evening named the International Association of Athletics Federations’, IAAF, 2018 male World Athlete of the Year. Kipchoge had earlier expressed optimism that he was going to win the award. The IAAF wrote on its website: “Kipchoge underlined his status as the world’s most dominant distance…

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Kenyans congratulate Kipchoge on IAAF victory

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Kenyans congratulate Kipchoge on IAAF victory

  Without a doubt, Kenyans on social media are super excited about Eliud Kipchoge’s massive victory after he was awarded the most prestigious award in the world of Athletics. Yesterday evening, in a decorated ceremony attended by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe and the Prince of Monaco, Kipchoge was crowned the…

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Eliud Kipchoge becomes second Kenyan ever to win an IAAF award

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Eliud Kipchoge becomes second Kenyan ever to win an IAAF award

  Kenya’s flag is flying high all around the world as our very own world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge, puts the country on the map once again! It seems to be a year of victory for the marathoner who barely two months ago was named United Nations Kenya Person of the Year. Well, Kipchoge now…

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The Making of An Icon: Eliud Kipchoge’s Journey to Being World Best

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The Making of An Icon: Eliud Kipchoge’s Journey to Being World Best

Eliud Kipchoge might have been crowned as IAAF’s male athlete of the year 2018 but such a fete did not surely come on a silver platter. Kipchoge has been putting in work and has never stopped pushing himself hard even during his training sessions. Kipchoge is regarded as a man of immense discipline and despite…

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President Kenyatta Lauds Kipchoge for being 2018 IAAF Male Athlete of the Year

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President Kenyatta Lauds Kipchoge for being 2018 IAAF Male Athlete of the Year

President Kenyatta has today led Kenyans in cheering Kenya’s King of athlete; Eliud Kipchoge. This comes after Kipchoge emerged winner in the  International Association of Athletics Federations competition as the Male athlete of the year. It is indeed a good year for the man Eliud Kipchoge as he was  named Kenya’s UN person of the year…

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UhuRuto & Raila Lead the World in Hailing King Eliud Kipchoge

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UhuRuto & Raila Lead the World in Hailing King Eliud Kipchoge

Eliud Kipchoge, the worlds greatest marathoner and probably the greatest to ever set foot on earth is the talk of town all over after his exploits throughout the year saw him crowned as the best Male athlete of the year 2018. Kenya’s Kipchoge ran his incredible 2:01:39 marathon world record in Berlin in September and that performance…

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King of the Universe!! Eliud Kipchoge Reigns Supreme in Monaco

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King of the Universe!! Eliud Kipchoge Reigns Supreme in Monaco

They say that hard work beats talent and that discipline is key to anybody’s success. Such is the notion that the best marathoner on the planet seem to have. From winning marathon after marathon and breaking records all over, Kipchoge has helped keep Kenya on the Map especially when it comes to Long distance races….

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D-Day for 2018 IAAF Awards. Fingers crossed for Eliud Kipchoge

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D-Day for 2018 IAAF Awards. Fingers crossed for Eliud Kipchoge

  It’s D-Day for the 2018 IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Athletics Awards and as the world waits for the winners to be unveiled, Kenyans now have their fingers crossed that Eliud Kipchoge will bag the award for the Male Athlete of the Year.     Do you think Mr. Kipchoge will clinch the Male Athlete of the…

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Eliud Kipchoge steps away from being crowned IAAF Male Athlete of the Year

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Eliud Kipchoge steps away from being crowned IAAF Male Athlete of the Year

  Our very own Eliud Kipchoge is now a few steps closer to clinching the Male Athlete of the Year awards ahead of the 2018 IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Athletics Awards. This comes after the Marathon World Record Holder Eliud Kipchoge made it to the final shortlist of five for this year’s IAAF Male…

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World marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge set to miss a very big event

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World marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge set to miss a very big event

Did you know that after becoming world marathon champion, Eliud Kipchoge set the internet on fire with people across the world trying out the Kipchoge challenge? The challenge aimed at hitting Kipchoge’s speed of 13 miles per hour. Can you keep up with Eliud Kipchoge. Imagine if this challenge was in Kenya? Why is it…

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Why Eliud Kipchoge is enough proof of pure humility

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Why Eliud Kipchoge is enough proof of pure humility

Kenya Athlete Eliud Kipchoge has today shared a humble message in regard to him being named as United Nations (Kenya) Person of the year. Many have won awards but this guy convinces me that he is one of the humble men in existence. He makes humility look so easy and common which is untrue. We…

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Just Like Reggae; You can’t stop Eliud Kipchoge

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Just Like Reggae; You can’t stop Eliud Kipchoge

October 24th marks the UN World Day, a day devoted to making known to people of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization and gaining their support for its work. This year, at only 33 years old, celebrated Kenyan athlete and World Champion, Eliud Kipchoge has a reason to smile after he…

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Eliud Kipchoge Receives United Nations Person of the Year by the United Nations

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Eliud Kipchoge Receives United Nations Person of the Year by the United Nations

World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge was named the United Nations Person of the Year by the United Nations office in Nairobi. Kipchoge was honoured for his extraordinary sports performances and results and also for his work on HIV/AIDS in Kenya. UNESCO through their Twitter account stated: “Congratulations to @EliudKipchoge as @UN Person of the…

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PHOTOS: Meet Eliud Kipchoge’s International rival athletes

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PHOTOS: Meet Eliud Kipchoge’s International rival athletes

This week marks the opening of the voting process for the 2018 World Athletes of the Year ahead of the IAAF Athletics Awards 2018 in Monaco on Tuesday 4 December. The 10 nominees were selected by an international panel of athletics experts, comprising representatives from all six continental areas of the IAAF. Kenyan celebrated athlete and London…

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“All Hail King Eliud Kipchoge!” The World Record Holder Bags another Award

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“All Hail King Eliud Kipchoge!” The World Record Holder Bags another Award

World Record holder Eliud Kipchoge was on Tuesday named the StarTimes Sports Personality of the month for September. Kipchoge got the accolade after setting a new marathon World Record of 2:01:39 on September 16 at the Berlin Marathon, slicing 1 minute 18 seconds from the previous record of 2:02:57 set by Dennis Kimetto in 2014….

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Special day for Kipchoge as he receives grand award from Isuzu

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Special day for Kipchoge as he receives grand award from Isuzu

Berlin Marathon winner was today handed the keys to a brand new car as the D max brand ambassador. This comes days after he made history in the 2018 Berlin Marathon by smashing the world record in a time of 2;01;40. Kipchoge broke the 4 year Berlin Marathon record which many will remember for a…

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Eliud Kipchoge post Berlin marathon gifts shocks world

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Eliud Kipchoge post Berlin marathon gifts shocks world

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge smashed the marathon world record by clocking a time of two hours one minute 39 seconds in Berlin. Eliud Kipchoge has been rewarded with Isuzu D-max  as part of a deal the Olympic superman landed with the car dealer early September when he renewed his partnership as the Isuzu D-max brand ambassador for another two years….

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