DAVID RUDISHA

  • CWG 2014: Nijel Amos wins 800m gold to shock Olympic champion David Rudisha August 1, 2014

    Botswana's Nijel Amos produced a stunning late surge to land the 800 metres gold medal and shock Olympic champion David Rudisha at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Amos, who took silver behind Rudisha at London 2012, looked to be boxed in as the Kenyan led on the final straight but found...
  • Kenya forced to pay bonus to CWG athletes July 16, 2014

    Nairobi: The Kenyan government averted an imminent strike from its elite athletes when it wired $1.2 million to its Commonwealth Games team to cater for training allowances. Sports Minister Hassan Wario gave the orders after boxers and athletes, including Olympic 800m Champion David Rudisha and 800m World Champion Eunice Sum, had...
  • Defending 800m champion Rudisha to miss World meet July 16, 2013

    Nairobi: World 800m Champion David Rudisha will not recover in time to defend his title at the Moscow edition next month. The Olympic champion wrote to Athletics Kenya on Monday ending any doubts about his chances of defending his title, reports Xinhua. "I regret that I will not be able to...
  • Tyson Gay wins Diamond League sprint in New York May 26, 2013

    New York: Former world champion Tyson Gay, free from injury for one of the few times in recent years, blitzed his rivals on Saturday to win the 100 metres at the Adidas Grand Prix. Kenya's Olympic champion David Rudisha also outclassed his opponents to easily win the 800m at the New...
  • Bolt in the running for fourth World Athlete title November 6, 2012

    Monaco: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, Kenya's David Rudisha and US hurdler Aries Merritt are in the running for the World Athlete of the Year Award. Threetime winner Bolt is heavily favoured to claim the accolade for a secondstraight year after sweeping the sprint titles at the London Olympics. The 23yearold Rudisha,...
  • Delhi Half Marathon: Kenya's Edwin wins Men's category September 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Kenya's Edwin Kipyego won the men's elite section in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday. In the women's category, Ethiopia's Yimer Wude came out on top. Meanwhile, among the Indian participants, Rahul Kumar Pal finished on top in the men's category, while Sudha Singh won in the...
  • Indian athletics lack an inspiration like Tendulkar: Rudisha September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Olympic champion and world record holder, David Rudisha says the successstarved Indian athletics fraternity lacks an inspirational figure, like cricket has in the form of someone like Sachin Tendulkar. "India have the potential to produce athletes like Kenya and Jamaica but the problem is lack of inspiration and motivation....
  • Kenya's Rudisha wins 800m in world record time August 10, 2012

    London: David Rudisha predicted a world record and delivered with an overpowering show of frontrunning to win the Olympic 800meter title. When many were hoping that Usain Bolt would set such a mark in the 200 later Thursday, the Kenyan stole some of the Jamaican sprinter's thunder at the beginning of...
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