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The most precious item to an athlete is his/her medal... #TeamKenya #wu18nairobi2017 handed over all their medals to HE @UKenyatta

IAAF Media Guru trains young...

IAAF Media Guru trains young athletics journalists in Nairobi

Kenya athletics legends in nostalgic re-union at Nairobi World Championships

Kenya athletics legends in nostalgic...

Meeting of greats: Seb Coe (middle), the IAAF President has a chat with some Kenyan athletics icons whom he met...

Naadokila wins silver on penultimate day of World U18 Championships

Naadokila wins silver on penultimate...

Moitalel Mpoke Naadokila celebrates his 400m hurdles final silver win in the ongoing World Under 18 Championship at the Moi...

Kenya’s two-gold one-silver blitz as World U18 enters third day in Nairobi

Kenya’s two-gold one-silver blitz as...

Kenya's George Meitamei Manangoi celebrates his win in the 1500m finals during the World Under 18 Championship at the Moi...

Mary Moraa makes Mogonga School Training Camp proud

Mary Moraa makes Mogonga School...

Haron Onchonga Sangore, Principal of Mogonga Mixed Secondary School

Oh what a start! Absolutely like ‘dream Olympics’ as Nairobi stages a spectacular show at start of I

Oh what a start! Absolutely...

Spectacular: Day Two at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi; De'Jour Russell of Jamaica sets an IAAF World Championships...

World U18 Championships off to a wet start in Kenyan capital as Kenya wins silver on Day One

World U18 Championships off to...

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is met by the IAAF President Sebastian Coe during the official Opening Ceremony of the World...

IAAF President Sebastian Coe pays tribute to Nkaissery and the Local Organising Committee

IAAF President Sebastian Coe pays...

IAAF President Lord Sebastian Coe fields questions from media during press briefing at VIP Hall Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani...

First Lady gets accreditation card with World Championships only 48 hours away

First Lady gets accreditation card...

Mrs Margaret Kenyatta Kenya’s First Lady and Patron of World Under -18 Local Organising Committee displays her accreditation at the...

World U18 Teams start training at competition venue

World U18 Teams start training...

Excited Morocco Youths warm up ahead of the World Under 18 Championship at Moi international sports centre Kasarani on July...

Dr Wario pays tribute to Gen Nkaissery

Dr Wario pays tribute to...

The Late Gen Joseph Nkaisery, Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government; Dr Hassan Wario, Cabinet Secretary for...

PRESS RELEASE: DEMISE OF Gen Joseph Nkaissery

PRESS RELEASE: DEMISE OF Gen...

The Late Gen Joseph Nkaisery, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary of Interior and Coordination of National Government giving an interview to Kenyatta...

Namibia, Algeria, Argentina arrive for World Under 18 championships

Namibia, Algeria, Argentina arrive for...

Algeria coach Kessat Tarir (L) and compatriot Al Amin Said who is the team leader field questions from Omulo Okoth...

Peninah Akoth – A Kenyan star in the making

Peninah Akoth – A Kenyan...

Peninah Akoth in action during the IAAF World U18 Championship pre-trials in Eldoret. The youngster is surely a star in...

Poland first to arrive in Nairobi as Margaret Kenyatta praises organisers of IAAF World U18 Champion

Poland first to arrive in...

Poland coach M.Barszcz left, A. Wiacek (2000m s/c ), T.Niedziatek (walking race) W.Klebowska (2000m s/c) K. Pawlus (2000m s/c) M.Korbut...

Poland jet in for IAAF World Under-18 Championships

Poland jet in for IAAF...

Team Poland arrives at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi.

Pray for us, pleads National Under 18 team

Pray for us, pleads National...

Kenyas first lady Mrs Margaret Kenyatta poses with team Kenya's World Youth athletes at Moi international Sports Centre Kasarani on...

Kenya’s First Lady receives hostels for World Under18 event

Kenya’s First Lady receives hostels...

Kenyas Cabinet Secretary for sports Hassan Wario left, first lady Margaret Kenyatta, Chief Excecutive Officer World Under 18 Mwangi Muthee...

Stadium taking shape for the World U18 Championships

Stadium taking shape for the...

Press Tribune with new work stations.

It's race against time as Cabinet Secretaries do Dry Run for World Under 18 Championships

It's race against time as...

The Press Conference on Saturday after inspection of the Athletes Village at Kenyatta University for the IAAF World U18 Championships,...

IAAF APPROVES THE APPLICATION OF NINE RUSSIANS TO COMPETE AS NEUTRAL ATHLETES AT THE IAAF WORLD U18

IAAF APPROVES THE APPLICATION OF...

IAAF APPROVES THE APPLICATION OF NINE RUSSIANS TO COMPETE AS NEUTRAL ATHLETES AT THE IAAF WORLD U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS NAIROBI 2017

Frantic steps to get ready but Gen Nkaisery says Kenya will prove herself

Frantic steps to get ready...

Well done, but…: Gen Joseph Nkaisery (left) Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government inspects one the...

Government assures world of a successful secure World Under-18 Championships

Government assures world of a...

Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government, Hon Joseph Nkaiserry, leads senior government and Local Organising Committee in...

‘voiceofsport.net’ first broke story of Paul Ereng’ protégé that could dethrone the ‘King’–David Rud

‘voiceofsport.net’ first broke story of...

Heir to the throne: Emmanuel Korir storms to 800m victory on Saturday in Nairobi during the Kenyan trials for the...

Kenya indeed region’s ‘Nation of Champions’ as Rwanda talent camps here to prepare for World Champio

Kenya indeed region’s ‘Nation of...

Can’t beat them, join them: Salome Nyirarukundo (No. 270), the 20-year-old Rwandan prospect at the IAAF World Championships in London...

Kenya Tourism Board partners with IAAF World Under 18 Championships

Kenya Tourism Board partners with...

Allan Njoroge-KTB Company Secretary left, Mwangi Muthee Chief Eexcecutive Officer Local Organising Committee, Dr. Betty Radier - KTB CEO and...

WU18 Nairobi 2017 CEO urges athletes to obey rules, train hard

WU18 Nairobi 2017 CEO urges...

Mercy Cherono Commonwealth games 5000m champion signs attendance book at the IDAK seminar on June 15, 2017. Photo/Mohammed Amin/LOC

LOC SIGNS ACCOMMODATION CONTRACT WITH SPORTSVIEW HOTEL

LOC SIGNS ACCOMMODATION CONTRACT WITH...

Margaret Njenga head of marketing Sports View Hotel and Peter Salaton general manager with Mwangi Muthee Chief Excecutive Officer LOC...

WU18 Nairobi 2017 CEO says medicine key element in sports development

WU18 Nairobi 2017 CEO says...

Participants at Sports Medicine Training at Sportsview Hotel Nairobi on Thursday.

Kenya pick strong team for World Under 18 Championships

Kenya pick strong team for...

And at last on Wednesday, at Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi ‘Team Kenya’ for the IAAF WU18 Championships, Nairobi 2017

Team Kenya named, Olivier Gers, IAAF CEO visit

Team Kenya named, Olivier Gers,...

IAAF Chief Executive Officer Olivier Gers (second from left facing camera) at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani with (left) Athletics...

PRESS RELEASE: PREPARATIONS ON TRACK FOR IAAF WORLD U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS NAIROBI 2017

PRESS RELEASE: PREPARATIONS ON TRACK...

IAAF CEO Olivier Gers with LOC Chair Jackson Tuwei and CEO Michael Mwangi Muthee at the Moi International Sports Centre,...

CHINA SELECTS 51 ATHLETES FOR IAAF WORLD U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS NAIROBI 2017

CHINA SELECTS 51 ATHLETES FOR...

China's Gong Luying, winner of the long jump at the Asian Youth Championships

World U18 Memories - Armand Duplantis

World U18 Memories - Armand...

Armand Duplantis at the IAAF World Youth Championships Cali 2015

Terror not to halt UK, French sport as May, Macron plan to attend soccer friendly in France tomorrow

Terror not to halt UK,...

Will not bow: Police swing into action during the recent terrorist act on London [United Kingdom] streets

IAAF WORLD U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS NAIROBI 2017 - 30 DAYS TO GO

IAAF WORLD U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS NAIROBI...

Faith Kipyegon at the 2011 World Youth Championships

School meets at Mbaraki, Kabarak pick ‘Team Kenya’ hopefuls for IAAF World U18 Championships

School meets at Mbaraki, Kabarak...

Chasing team places: Wiseman Were winner of the boys’ 400m hurdles during the Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association [KSSSA] national...

Omare adds 10k title to her collection as Rift Valley Region team redeem themselves

Omare adds 10k title to...

Loise Moraa left and Brenda Muremi battle in 400m hurdles final during the National Secondary Schools term 2A games at...

Moraa leads strong Nyanza team to success as athletics program starts

Moraa leads strong Nyanza team...

Mary Moraa Photo/Mohammed Amin/wu18nairobi2017

Youths well-prepared for World Under-18 Championships

Youths well-prepared for World Under-18...

Kimutai Kipngetich, chairman of Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association briefing LOC media sub-committee's Isaack Omulo left and Nzovu Fondo right...

Focus on IAAF World U18 as National Secondary Schools Championships starts in Mombasa

Focus on IAAF World U18...

Monica Chirchir left, Nelly Chepchirchir,Lydia Cheruiyot, and Nelly Chepngetich jog round the field at Shanzu Teachers College in preparation for...

With Nairobi on the Horizon, Stephen's Rise Continues

With Nairobi on the Horizon,...

Michael Stephens in Kingston

South Africa Select Team For IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017

South Africa Select Team For...

Athletics South Africa has selected 12 athletes to compete at the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 from 12-16 July.

South Africa Names Team for World U-18 Championships

South Africa Names Team for...

Athletics South Africa (ASA) has named the team that will be representing the country at the World U-18 Championships that...

PRESS RELEASE:  ‘Team Kenya’ for IAAF WU18 Championships Well Looked After

PRESS RELEASE: ‘Team Kenya’ for...

‘Team Kenya’ for IAAF WU18 Championships Well Looked After

Nationals

Nationals

Mwangi Muthee Chief Executive Officer of the LOC Nairobi 2017 World Youth pins a budge on Phelesia Mashaka of White...

Mondo Equipments

Mondo Equipments

LOC assistant director protocol Douglas Wakihuri left, Antonio, Mondo technical expert, Ibrahim Hussein, technical director and Maxwell Nyamu of protocol...

SGR INAUGURAL RIDE

SGR INAUGURAL RIDE

President Uhuru Kenyatta at Mombasa Terminus to launch SGR inaugural ride. LOC WU18 Champs on board, Mombasa/Nairobi

In Eldoret, youth battle for ‘Team Kenya’ places at IAAF WU18 Championships

In Eldoret, youth battle for...

Rare appearance: Peninah Akoth of Nyanza South’s youth training programme of Athletics Kenya throws to win the shot put at...

LOC Patron likes accommodation at KU but concerned about slow work in laying on running tracks

LOC Patron likes accommodation at...

Green scenery: First Lady Margaret Kenyatta walks on the grounds being prepared for throws warm-ups such as the javelin, discuss,...

PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE

World Under-18 Chief Executive Officer, Mwangi Muthee takes The First Lady and Event Patron Mrs Margaret Kenyatta on inspection tour...

Patron of IAAF WU 18 Nairobi 2017 to support ‘friend and Rwanda’ at Sunday’s Kigali Marathon

Patron of IAAF WU 18...

Jeannette Kagame (left) and Margaret Kenyatta happy with their finishing efforts at Nyayo National Stadium during the 2016 [Kenya] First...

Youths Gearing up for Slots in the Kenyan Team for IAAF World U18 Event

Youths Gearing up for Slots...

Athletes being addressed by officials at the Machakos TTC ahead of next month's IAAF World U18 Championships trials that will...

Nairobi City County Governor tours the facilities for the world under 18 championship

Nairobi City County Governor tours...

Nairobi City County Governor, Dr. Evans Kidero addresses the press after inspecting the athletes' village at Kenyatta University. Photo/Mohammed Amin/www.sports-pot.com

WE ARE COMING TO STORM NAIROBI IN JULY, SAYS SOUTH AFRICA

WE ARE COMING TO STORM...

Mr Aleck Skhosana, President of Athletics South Africa, During the 42nd IAAF World Cross Country Championships at the Kololo Independence...

KENYA RETAIN OVERALL WORLD CROSS COUNTRY TITLE IN KAMPALA

KENYA RETAIN OVERALL WORLD CROSS...

Geofrey Kamworor raises his finger in victory in Senior men's 10km race during the 42nd IAAF World Cross Country Championships...

FRENCH TEAM OFFICIAL CONFIRMS PARTICIPATION IN NAIROBI 2017 WORLD U18 EVENT

FRENCH TEAM OFFICIAL CONFIRMS PARTICIPATION...

Mr. Jean-Francois Pontier, Team Manager for Long Distance (marathon, cross country, mountain racing, 50km road walking) for the French Athletics...

NAIROBI COUNTY BOSS PLEDGES MAJOR DEVELOPMENT FOR THE IAAF WORLD UNDER 18 CHAMPIONSHIPS

NAIROBI COUNTY BOSS PLEDGES MAJOR...

The Nairobi County Governor Dr. Evans Kidero with the LOC led by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Mwangi Muthee, Vice...

LOC Media Committee spread message in Mombasa

LOC Media Committee spread message...

Local Organizing Committee spreading the message

Speech by Her Excellency Margaret Kenyatta, First Lady of the Republic Of Kenya

Speech by Her Excellency Margaret...

Speech by Her Excellency Margaret Kenyatta, First Lady of the Republic Of Kenya During the Official Launch of the IAAF...

Dr. Hassan Wario, Sports, Culture and the Arts Cabinet Secretary's Speech

Dr. Hassan Wario, Sports, Culture...

Dr. Hassan Wario, Sports, Culture and the Arts Cabinet Secretary's Speech During the Official Launch of the IAAF World Under...

Training National Technical officials

Training National Technical officials

Training of the Nairobi2017 technical team at Sports Stadia Kasarani

Signing of Contract, Partnership, LOC with Mondo Sport & Flooring

Signing of Contract, Partnership, LOC...

LOC CEO Mwangi Muthee ,Together with the Director Technical and Competitions Ibrahim Hussein and Head of Administration Charlotte Kurgoy Signs...

LOC Media Team Trains Reporters in Eldoret

LOC Media Team Trains Reporters...

Olympic 5000m Champion Vivian Cheruiyot addressing Journalist at the LOC Media training in Eldoret on 28th January 2017

IAAF Technical Delegates Visit to Kasarani

IAAF Technical Delegates Visit to...

IAAF Technical Delegates Visit to Kasarani

Media Technical Team Visit Venues, Give Thumbs Up

Media Technical Team Visit Venues,...

Media Technocrats Visit Venues, Give Thumbs Up

Team Kenya Preparations – Equipment Hand over to Team Kenya for the IAAF World U18 Nairobi 2017 Cham

Team Kenya Preparations – Equipment...

From Left Susan Athletics Kenya Acting CEO, Benard Kaorir Head of Team Kenya, Paul Mutwii Athletics Kenya Vice President CEO...

Message from Mwangi Muthee Chief Executive Officer of The Local Organising Committee

Message from Mwangi Muthee Chief...

Message from Mwangi Muthee Chief Executive Officer of The Local Organising Committee

Kenya’s Top Leadership Rally Behind IAAF Nairobi WU18 Championships

Kenya’s Top Leadership Rally Behind...

Ruth Kagia, State House Senior Advisor, Social and International Relations during World Under 18 media breakfast meeting at Intercontinental Hotel...

New Look IAAF World Under-18 Championships Local Organising Committeee Gazetted

New Look IAAF World Under-18...

Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario introduces CEO of 2017 World Under-18 Athletics Championships Local Organising Committee Mwangi Muthee on April...

IAAF Head of Event Operations, Carlo De Angeli Comes Calling

IAAF Head of Event Operations,...

Mwangi Muthee the World Under-18 Athletics Championship Local Organizing Committee Chief Executive Office and Ibrahim Hussein technical lead IAAF Director...

Preparations for Team Kenya Start...

Preparations for Team Kenya Start in Earnest