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Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani now Safaricom Stadium

 

Moi International Sports Centre

50,000+

Kasarani stadium is located within the Moi International Sports Centre.  It holds 60,000 people.

5,000+ People

Kasarani Indoor Arena and gymnasium. Used for volleyball, gymnastics, Basketball, Badminton etc.

1.5M Olympic Size

Kasarani Aquatic Complex has public children's pool, warm-up/training pool 1.25M, recreational public diving pool with 3 springboards

100+ Rooms

The Stadion Hotel has 200-seater restaurant, 60-seater adjacent grillroom, a sports bar and 400-seater multi-purpose ballroom etc.

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Lemlem Hailu' wins Gold Girls 1500M race – IAAF World Under 18 Championships Nairobi 2017

15 July 2017
Lemlem Hailu' wins Gold Girls 1500M race  – IAAF World Under 18 Championships Nairobi 2017

Few athletes will have faced such an intimidating atmosphere as young Ethiopian pair Lemlem Hailu and Sindu Girma, who entered the Kasarani Stadium on Saturday evening to the sound of...

Sokwakhana Zazini,SA lifts the boys' 400M hurdles title – IAAF World u18 Championship Nairobi 2017

15 July 2017
Sokwakhana Zazini,SA lifts the boys' 400M hurdles title – IAAF World u18 Championship Nairobi 2017

Pre-race favourite Sokwakhana Zazini hit it hard from the start, dominating the boys' 400m hurdles final with a spectacular performance at the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 on...

China's Niu Chunge racks Up a flawless victory in Girls' Pole Vault– IAAF World U18 Championship Nrb

15 July 2017
China's Niu Chunge racks Up a flawless victory in Girls' Pole Vault– IAAF World U18  Championship Nrb

Niu Chunge of China racked up a flawless series in the final to win the girls' pole vault gold medal on Saturday evening at the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi...

Jordan Diaz sets world record in Boys triple jump Iaaf world-u18 championships nairobi 2017

14 July 2017
Jordan Diaz sets world record in Boys triple jump Iaaf world-u18 championships nairobi 2017

The first world U18 best of the championships was set today when Jordan Diaz of Cuba reached an incredible 17.30m in the fourth round of the boys' triple jump final,...

George Manangoi fires the home crowd to wins Boys 1500m, World U18 championship Nairobi 2017

14 July 2017
George Manangoi fires the home crowd to wins Boys 1500m, World U18 championship Nairobi 2017

Kenyan middle-distance runner George Manangoi had the lively home crowd on its feet today evening as he stormed to victory in the boys' 1500m final in the afternoon session at...

Liu Zhekai spectacular throw earns China its first World U18 title , Nairobi 2017 Wu18 championship

14 July 2017
Liu Zhekai spectacular throw earns China its first World U18 title , Nairobi 2017 Wu18 championship

Liu Zhekai was the decisive winner of the boys' javelin with a personal best of 77.54m, becoming the first Chinese boy to win a world U18 title in the event. Leading...

Jaza Kasa, President Uhuru Declares Nairobi 2017 WU18 Championship Open on all days

14 July 2017
Jaza Kasa, President Uhuru Declares Nairobi 2017 WU18 Championship Open on all days

Even the subsequent torrential downpour that caused major disruptions to the programme could not dampen the sense of occasion as Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta declared the Nairobi 2017 IAAF World...

Ethiopia's Abersh Minsewo seals the 3000m victory with a kiss, kenyan Emmaculate Chepkirui wins silver

14 July 2017
Ethiopia's Abersh Minsewo  seals the 3000m victory with a kiss, kenyan Emmaculate Chepkirui wins silver

Kenyans love their distance running, and so the women's 3000m final on Wednesday night was a race we badly wanted to win. With 100m to run, it looked like we...

Kenya's Manangoi and kipkemboi send a message to world by giving impressive perfomances

13 July 2017
Kenya's Manangoi and kipkemboi send a message to world by giving impressive perfomances

Kenyans sent a strong message to the rest of the world with impressive performances as the IAAF World Under-18 Championships began at Kasarani Stadium yesterday. Dominic Kipkemboi and George Manangoi laid...

Top Athletes give an impressive show to win first medals in a close contest,wu18 Nairobi 2017

13 July 2017
Top Athletes give an impressive show to win first medals in a close contest,wu18 Nairobi 2017

The world's top teenage athletes produced a superb evening session yesterday to keep the crowd on its feet at Kasarani Stadium, closing out the opening day of the IAAF World...

IAAF world under 18 championship opening ceremony:Welcome to the home of heroes

13 July 2017
IAAF world under 18 championship opening ceremony:Welcome to the home of heroes

The IAAF world under 18 championship opening ceremony was was presided over by the President in a short and crisp ceremony without the usual camaraderie and elaborate display often witnessed...

The long wait ends:Kenyan Welcomes the world in a colorful opening ceremony,WU18 Nairobi 2017

12 July 2017
The long wait ends:Kenyan Welcomes the world in a colorful opening ceremony,WU18 Nairobi  2017

The opening ceremony for the tenth edition of IAAF World U-18 Championships was presided over by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyattaat Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi on today. The ceremony was short...

Moi international sports Center, Kasarani already buzzing with athletes and officials

11 July 2017
Moi international sports Center, Kasarani already buzzing with athletes and officials

IAAF Chief Executive Officer Olivier Gers, who is in Nairobi thanked the Local Organising Committee of the World Under 18 Championships once again and said he hoped that fans will...

Rooney debut match to be against Gor in Dar es Salaam Tanzania as he re-joins with Everton

11 July 2017
Rooney debut match to be against  Gor in Dar es Salaam Tanzania as he re-joins with Everton

Wayne Rooney could make his return to Everton match action in Thursday's Tanzania friendly game. The Blues fly to Eastern Africa on Tuesday evening ahead of the friendly with Gor Mahia...

The official IAAF pre-competion press conference, Wu18 Championship Nairobi 2017

11 July 2017
The official IAAF pre-competion press conference, Wu18 Championship Nairobi 2017

Some of the world’s leading teenage athletes joined IAAF President Sebastian Coe and local dignitaries at the official pre-competition press conference on Today, the eve of the IAAF World U18...

Sports Pesa Supercup:Gor Books a date with Everton after winnning the SPesa Supercup

07 July 2017
Sports Pesa Supercup:Gor Books a date with Everton after winnning the SPesa Supercup

It is official. Kenyan Premier League’s most successful club, Gor Mahia, will battle English Premier League side Everton on July 13 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. K’Ogalo booked the date after...

A Fresh Track Laid down atb MISC for IAAF World Under 18 Championships Nairobi 2017

06 July 2017
A Fresh Track Laid down atb MISC for IAAF World Under 18 Championships Nairobi 2017

After a slight delay to the installation of the new synthetic track at the MISC stadium due to the material being stuck in customs, work is now well under way...

H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta officially launches the construction of nyeri rungiru stadium

23 June 2017
H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta officially launches the construction of nyeri rungiru stadium

President Uhuru Kenyatta today this evening wrapped up his tour of Nyeri County by launching the construction of the historic Ruringu Stadium. President Kenyatta said the construction of the stadium is...

sportskenya partners with St.Andrew to host a charity Golf Challenge at Muthaiga Golf Club

23 June 2017
sportskenya partners with St.Andrew to host a charity Golf Challenge at Muthaiga Golf Club

Sports Kenya and Nairobi St.Andrew PCEA have partnered to sponsor a charity tournament whose aim will be to raise money to support various children's homes and schools.Among the homes and...

Greyling stars in Sports Kenya St. Leger Horseracing at Ngong Racecourse and golf club

19 June 2017
Greyling stars in Sports Kenya St. Leger Horseracing at Ngong Racecourse and golf club

Johannes Greyling was the star of the show at the Ngong Racecourse as he dominated two races at the Sports Kenya St. Leger to clinch the main race crown. Greyling cruised...

Justin Mburu Powers Hawker Fury to claim a tipple crown at sports Kenya St. Leger

19 June 2017
Justin Mburu Powers Hawker Fury to claim a tipple crown at sports Kenya St. Leger

Potency poured out of Hawker Fury like a pneumatic drill. He simply sashayed past School of Rock to robustly cushion the Sports Kenya St Leger at Ngong. Laden with the purest evidence...

Bolt Bids farewell to Jamaican Home crowd in Kingston after winning his last homeland race

13 June 2017
Bolt Bids farewell to Jamaican Home crowd in  Kingston after winning his last homeland race

It was dubbed ‘Salute to a Legend’ and that’s precisely what the 35,000-strong crowd did after Usain Bolt won the 100m at the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday (10). Minutes before...

IAAF world U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 ,only 30 days to go, venues-MISC & KU

13 June 2017
IAAF world U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 ,only 30 days to go, venues-MISC & KU

Today marks 30 days to go until the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017, the 10th edition of the biennial event which this year takes place in the Kenyan capital. It...

People of all ages and abilities round the world pledge to run on global world running day

09 June 2017
People of all ages and abilities round the world pledge to run on global world running day

Millions of people of all ages and abilities from more than 150 countries around the world are expected to run on Global Running Day on Wednesday (7), coming together to...

Sports Kenya St. Leger Sunday at Ngong race course and Golf Park 18th June 2017

07 June 2017
Sports Kenya St. Leger Sunday at Ngong race course and Golf Park 18th June 2017

Sports Kenya in conjuction with Ngong Race course and Golf Club will be hosting a horse racing event dubbed Sports Kenya st. Leger at the Ngong Race Course on the...

Kenya Long Course National Championships from June 2nd-4th at Kasarani Aquatic Centre

02 June 2017
Kenya Long Course National Championships from June 2nd-4th at Kasarani Aquatic Centre

The Kenya National Long course Swimming Championships is a long course National championship in Kenya hosted by the Kenya Swimming Federation in collaboration with Kenya School of Swimming and Otters...

Jepkosgei retains edinburg Marathon Title,kiplagat beats Kositany to win men's road race

31 May 2017
Jepkosgei retains edinburg Marathon Title,kiplagat beats Kositany to win men's road race

Eddah Jepkosgei and Julius Kiplagat Korir extended Kenya’s dominance of the Edinburgh Marathon on Sunday (28) by claiming comprehensive victories at the IAAF Bronze Label road race. Kiplagat Korir emerged as...

Eliud Kiptanui Survives harsh conditions to win the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon

31 May 2017
Eliud Kiptanui Survives harsh conditions to win the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon

Kenya’s Eliud Kiptanui crushed a world-class field to win the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon on Sunday (28), winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:10:14. Most noteworthy was that Kiptanui, who...

Kimetei and Jelagat break course record in karlovy vary Half Marathon,czech Republic

22 May 2017
Kimetei and Jelagat break course record in karlovy vary Half Marathon,czech Republic

Both course records fell at the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon as Kenyan duo Wilfred Kimitei and Yvonne Jelagat triumphed at the IAAF Gold Label Race on Saturday (20). A group...

Chemutai eclipses course record at gothenberg half marathon race, Sweden

22 May 2017
Chemutai eclipses course record at gothenberg half marathon race, Sweden

Fancy Chemutai enhanced her reputation as one of the rising stars of the road racing circuit with a course record on a warm and blustery day in the Gothenburg Half...

Korio and Cheptai earns Kenya an impressive double at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2017

22 May 2017
Korio and Cheptai earns Kenya an impressive double at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2017

Alex Korio and Irene Cheptai made it a Kenyan double at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2017 race, winning at the 10th edition of this IAAF Bronze Label Road Race...

IAAF world indoor Championship Birmingham 2018 Qualification System and Entry

16 May 2017
IAAF world indoor Championship Birmingham 2018 Qualification System and Entry

Qualification standards for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 have been published. Once again, the qualification system will combine a set of entry standards and invitations based on performance lists. The...

Eliud Kipchoge breaks record at the breaking2 marathon race in Monza,Italy

08 May 2017
Eliud Kipchoge breaks record at the breaking2 marathon race in Monza,Italy

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge produced the fastest ever time for the marathon distance at the Breaking2 race in Monza, Italy, running 2:00:25* on Saturday (6). Held on a race track at...

Vienna Marathon an all Kenyan affair as we take top 5 positions in both men & Women races

02 May 2017
Vienna Marathon an all Kenyan affair as we take top 5 positions in both men & Women races

A group of 15 runners, including three pacemakers who were trying to shield the other leaders from the wind, passed the half way mark in 1:04:13. With winds projected to...

Kenyans Nancy Kiprop and Albert Korir take top honours at the Vienna City Marathon

02 May 2017
Kenyans Nancy Kiprop and Albert Korir take top honours at the Vienna City Marathon

Kenyans Nancy Kiprop and Albert Korir took top honours in thrilling duels at the Vienna City Marathon, running 2:24:20 and 2:08:40 respectively at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on...

Daniel wanjiru outduels ethiopia's Bekele on world marathon majors debut

26 April 2017
Daniel wanjiru outduels ethiopia's Bekele on world marathon majors debut

Daniel Wanjiru won the Amsterdam Marathon last October in 2:05:21 with a sizeable negative split, but the 24-year-old was not considered a threat to succeed Eliud Kipchoge as the champion...

Mary keitany breaks women's only world record at the Virgin Money london marathon

26 April 2017
Mary keitany breaks women's only world record at  the Virgin Money london marathon

Kenya’s Mary Keitany took 41 seconds off the women’s-only world record* at the Virgin Money London Marathon, running 2:17:01 at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (23). Keitany said...

Kenya well poised at the men's 4x800m preview – IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

20 April 2017
Kenya well poised at the men's 4x800m preview – IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

Kenya appears to be the team with the best chance of deposing the US, with Ferguson Rotich, Timothy Kitum, Alfed Kipketer, Job Kinyor and Kipyegon Bett in their ranks...

debutant geoffrey kirui crowned champion at the 121st Boston Marathon

18 April 2017
debutant geoffrey kirui crowned champion at the 121st Boston Marathon

Geoffrey Kirui flew completely under the radar before the race, his best previous marathon being a third-place debut in Rotterdam last year and his PB a 2:06:27 for seventh in...

Kiplagat and kirui secure kenyan double in boston marathon after 5 years

18 April 2017
Kiplagat and kirui secure kenyan double in boston marathon after 5 years

Two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat and relative unknown Geoffrey Kirui were crowned champions today at the 121st running of the Boston Marathon, the first double win for Kenya in five...

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