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Kipchoge to pocket millions after Berlin Marathon win

Double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has broken his own men’s marathon world record at Sunday’s race in Berlin that he had set 4 years ago.



Eliud Kipchoge will return home with over 10 million shillings in prize after being crowded the winner of the 48th edition of the Berlin Marathon held on September 25, 2022 in Germany.

The two-time olympic marathon winner clocked 2:01:09 setting a new world record beating his previous record he set 4 years ago on the same ground by 30seconds.

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The elite runner will take home 3 million shillings for winning the race and 6.8 million shillings for breaking the world record. He will also receive 4.1 million shillings for the time bonus.

Mark Korir who finished second in the race will pocket 1.37 million shillings in prize money. In the women’s category Ethopia’s, Tigist Assefa won the race ahead of Kenya’s Rosemary Wanjiru in a course record time of 2:15:37.

The Ethiopian will take home 2.35 million shillings and 3.5 million shillings as a time bonus. Rosemary, who made her marathon debut will take home 1.17 million shillings.

Eliud Kipchoge, 37-years old, still remain the only human in the history of marathon to run in under the 2hour mark setting a record time 1:59:40 in Vienna, Austria last year.

Kenya and Ethopia remain a dominant force in marathon.

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LeBron James Makes History, Becomes NBA’s Top Scorer



LeBron James has become the leading scorer in NBA history.

The 38-year-old sportsman and Los Angeles Lakers star recorded his 38,388th point in the league on Tuesday (07.02.23) to officially nudge him past former record holder Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

The historic point came during the third quarter of the Lakers’ game at the team’s home Arena against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said: “LeBron you are the NBA’s all-time leading scorer. Congratulations.”

Meanwhile, Abdul-Jabbar was present to pass the torch – or rather the basketball – on to James, after the 75-year-old star had held the record for just under four decades.

Meanwhile, Abdul-Jabber had previously admitted he was “excited to see” his record being broken.

The latest record for James comes after he became the first player in NBA history to reach 10,000 points in rebounds and assists.

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Arsenal’s title charge suffers a blow after Everton’s loss.

Harry Kane reaches another milestone in his career after scoring the winning goal against Manchester City



The Premier League table is getting competitive and the games are coming in fast as teams eye the coveted trophy. This past weekend round 22 went down with matches being played across the United Kingdom.


In the Friday Night Football, Chelsea hosted Fulham at Stamford Bridge. The two had their chances throughout the game but non was able to make it count. The game ended in a 0-0 draw.

On Saturday 4 February, Log leaders, Arsenal traveled to Goodison Park to play Everton. The hosts were on the front foot from kick-off, launching several attacks against Arsenal. Eventually, their persistence paid off as they scored a goal through James Tarkowski. Arsenal went in search of an equalizer but Everton’s backline stayed strong to ensure victory for Sean Dyche’s first game in charge.


Later, Manchester United welcomed Crystal Palace at Old Trafford. United won the match 2-1 courtesy of goals by Fernandes and Rashford. Palace pulled one back after Casemiro was shown a straight red card through Jeffrey Schlupp.


On Sunday, Tottenham Hotspurs played host to Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium. City missed the chance to cut Arsenal’s lead to two points as they were defeated 1-0. The goals was scored by Harry Kane.


Other results: Wolverhampton (3-0) Liverpool, Brighton(1-0) AFC Bournemouth, Brentford (3-0) Southampton, Aston Villa(2-4) Leicester City, Newcastle (1-1) West Ham United and Forest(1-0)Leeds United.

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Arsenal beat Manchester United to stay top of the table

Arsenal have a 13 game unbeaten run in the premier league after an emphatic win against bitter rivals Manchester United



Weekends are for football and this past weekend of 21 and 22 January 2023 was no exception. The English premier League teams met for round 21 fixtures across the United Kingdom.

On Saturday 21, Liverpool welcomed Chelsea to Anfield in an early kick off that ended in a goalless draw. The two teams had their chances but failed to convert them.

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Later that day, West Ham United faced Everton at the London stadium. The two went into the match tied on point and on the relegation zone. The hosts, West Ham emerged victorious courtesy of a brace by Jarod Bowen. He dedicated the goals to his wife who is expectant with twins.


On sunday 22, Erling Haaland’s hat trick sealed the three points for Manchester City against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Etihad Stadium.


Next up was the much anticipated fixture between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium, London. It was anyone’s game and both teams kicked of the game with intensity. There could only be one victor and for sure there was as Arsenal won 3-2 courtesy of a late goal by Eddie nketiah.


Other weekend results: AFC Bournemouth(1-1) Nottingham Forest, Leicester(2-2) Brighton, Southampton(0-1)Aston Villa, Leeds United(0-0) Brentford and Crystal palace(0-0) Newcastle United.

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