Kenya: Olympic Athletes Departure Row Resolved

The feud between distance runners and the country's Olympics body over departure dates for the London 2012 games has been resolved after athletes were given leeway to decide suitable dates.


  • Kenya:   NOCK to Blame

    The Star, 14 July 2012

    Athletics Kenya (AK) chairman Isaiah Kiplagat has blamed National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) for sneaking in Anderson Mureta and Commonwealth Mark Mutai to the pre-Olympics… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Mutai, Mureta Axed As First Batch Departs

    Capital FM, 4 July 2012

    Commonwealth champion, Mark Mutai and Anderson Mureta, who was part of the Kenyan 4X400m relay team at Daegu Worlds have been axed from the London 2012 squad as the first batch… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Top Guns Welcome Bristol Reprieve

    Capital FM, 2 July 2012

    Metric mile distance runners in the Kenyan London bound Olympics team have welcomed the decision to defer their departure for to Britain for a training camp in Bristol. Read more »

  • Kenya:   Long Distance Runners Omitted From Bristol Camp

    The Star, 20 June 2012

    Long distance athletes to the 2012 London Olympics will not report to the National Olympics Committee of Kenya official training camp in Bristol, UK on July 3 as earlier planned.… Read more »

  • Kenya:   No Bristol Deal

    The Star, 29 June 2012

    ATHLETICS Kenya (AK) chairman Isaiah Kiplagat has rejected assertions by National Olympic Committee of Kenya chairman Kipchoge Keino that they have struck a deal to have some of… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Top Athletes Up in Arms Over Bristol Plans

    Capital FM, 29 June 2012

    A bitter face-off looms between National Olympics Committee of Kenya (Nock) and celebrated distance runners over the planned Tuesday departure for the UK city of Bristol for London… Read more »

Photo: Capital FM

One of the country's top athletes and Athens 2004 Olympics and double world champion, Ezekiel Kemboi (file photo).