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Cheptegei still in contention for world athlete of the year

The winner will be announced at the World Athletics Awards 2021, which will be held virtually on December 1.

Cheptegei, nine others nominated for Male Athlete of the Year Award

According to World Athletics,a three-way vote system will be used to determine the five finalists.

Cheptegei breaks silence on offer for a rich Arab country citizenship

Uganda's sensentional long distance runner Joshua Cheptegei has broken silence on what transpired in his life after miraculously failing to win the IAAF World Cross Country championship held in Uganda in 2017.

Kiplimo becomes first Ugandan to win gold at World Half Marathon Championships

No Ugandan had ever won an individual medal in 23 previous editions of the event – their one team medal a men’s bronze in 2004 – but the nation has been a rising force in distance running these past few years so today’s result came as no surprise.

Cheptegei wants to ‘crown the season’ with a title

Despite not having competed further than 16km, the Ugandan world 10,000m champion will start as one of the favourites for the men’s crown in the absence of Kenya’s three-time gold medallist Geoffrey Kamworor.

Athletics: MTN rewards Cheptegei for breaking world record

MTN Uganda has rewarded long distance runner Joshua Cheptegei for his recent success at the Monaco Diamond League meet, where he set...

Cheptegei returns home, heads into 14 day self- isolation

However, Cheptegei who on Friday shattered the 16-year-old 5,000m world record at the Monaco Diamond League, in France, won't enjoy the usual mass heroic welcome normally accorded to Uganda medal winners as he has gone into self-isolation in his home town, Kapchorwa as a mandatory precaution against the deadly Covid-19.

Cheptegei amenye likodi y’ensi yonna e Monaco

Omuddusi w’emisinde Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei,  ekiro ky’eggulo yamenyewo likodi y’ensi yonna mu misinde gya mmita 5000 bwatyo nawangulira...

Joshua Cheptegei breaks the 5000m World Record

Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei broke a 16-year-old world record in the 5000m by nearly two seconds, clocking 12:35.36 in Monaco on Friday.

Emisinde: Bakafulu ba Uganda bagenze Monaco

Minista w'ebyenjigiriza n'emizannyo Janet Kataha Museveni asiibudde ttiimu ya Uganda ey'abaddusi ekulembeddwa nantameggwa w'ensi yonna Joshua Cheptegei ng'aliwamu ne yawangula omudaali gwa...

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