Besides farms, most rally drivers hail from Mt Kenya, specifically Meru, Embu and Nyeri counties By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Roving Editor The greatest Safari Rally drivers in Kenya are not those Nancy Boys you see vrooming around in blue Subarus. Most are not even from a city like Nairobi or Kisumu and Mombasa. The best […]
Conseslus Kipruto: Why Kenya’s millionaire athletes…most of them cops, can’t handle women!
Rudisha, Asbel Kiprop, Kemboi are police officers with troubled affairs, and so was the late marathoner Samuel Wanjiru By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Contributing editor/sports Millionaire Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto could just spike his career after being arraigned in court for eloping and having ‘field events’ with a 15 year old Form Two student at Chemusai […]
Most expensive Kenyan footballer can fetch 830 million…the lowest Sh23 million
Arnold Origi, the only goalkeeper to make the list, was once valued at Sh68 million–when he was younger By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Contributing editor/sports There are less than 40 Kenyan professional soccer players plying their trade outside the country. From Albania to Algeria, England to Egypt, Georgia to Greece, Sweden to Spain. It is one […]
Daniel Adongo: Troubled star earned Sh70 million at 25… now begging mum at 30!
Washed out and depressed, this celebrity is juggling drugs, the occult and other dark forces By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Contributing editor/sports @UndercoverKe He looks rugged, like a delusional street boy. But Daniel Adongo, now seemingly high on something stronger than a cigarette, earned Sh75 million by the time he was 25 years playing in the […]
Blood is thicker than engine oil: SportPesa, Uhuru cousin & the ‘economics of affection’
When the firm made Sh9 billion of pure, unadulterated profit, Peter Kihanya’s one percent translates to Sh90 million By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Contributing writer/Sports Uhuru Kenyatta, the businessman first with Presidency as side hustle, recently gave a sober nod for the return of betting firms. How convenient. Betting again on betting companies came after Uhuru’s […]
David Rudisha: On divorce, kukata maji and why coronavirus might spike his dreams
He blamed his poor performance to visits his wife made to Nigeria ‘to tame him By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Contributing Editor/Sports David Rudisha, the track icon, has been fighting many battles: a divorce, death of his father, tendon injuries, over drinking. His face appears like he’s recovering from bee stings. It is the added […]
#RIP Kobe Bryant: When basketball was popular than English Premier League in Kenya
Those born in the 1990s might find it funny that most Sunday afternoons were spent watching NBA on KTN By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Sports Correspondent @Undercover KE He was so famous he did not need a surname. Like Oprah, Obama and Beyonce, you had to know who Kobe was, and if you didn’t, now you know […]
Nataka kuendesha: INEOS 1:59 Challenge might be affected if Kipchoge diarrheas
Dutchman Armand Bettonviel, the best sports nutritionist, was hired to contain his bowels By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Roving Editor Marathons often induce diarrhea. Constant limb movement and tension of expectations combine to induce bowel movement. This can excite a running stomach, the kind that can see Eliud Kipchoge deviating from the pacemakers and sprinting […]
Eliud Kipchoge: Tokyo marathon was like sprinting from Sarit Centre… to Sabina Joy in 5 minutes!
It was the fastest marathon time on Japanese soil and the fourth fastest in history By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Roving Editor Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge won his debut Tokyo Marathon in 2:02:40 a course record for Kipchoge who is truly now the GOAT. Just consider that running 42 kilometres in that time is equivalent to sprinting […]
Scrummed: I repeated Form Two because of Rugby- Collins Injera
Being a contrarian growing up used to put me in so much trouble By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Roving Editor Collins Injera’s father is a professor of immunology. He did not understand why his son could be forced to repeat Form Two at Vihiga High School over poor performance. After all, his other siblings did not […]