Kenyanstar Blogs

Talent, Discipline and Hard work: An Interview With Arnold Origi

He is from one of Kenya’s greatest football families. His massive talent has catapulted him to the top of the country’s goalkeeper charts. The Lillestrom netminder continues to scale greater heights and he says, he just got started.

His name is common music to Kenyan ears, thanks to his unmatched talent and skill. He takes honours for being one of the nation’s most disciplined footballers, both on and off the pitch. While he continues to rise, he has not escaped controversy. On several occasions, he has been criticized for declining to play for his country. The last time he was in goal for Kenya, Harambee Stars conceded a late controversial goal, that led to chaos at the Nyayo National stadium.

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Sports Business Updates; Week 10, 2017

World Boxing Super Series set for September launch The World Boxing Super Series, a new annual elimination tournament featuring some of the sport’s top fighters and a $50m (€47m) prize fund, will launch in September….

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Sports Business Updates; Week 9, 2017

Rio 2016 rejects claims of corruption in Olympic bid process Rio 2016 has maintained it ran a clean bid for the 2016 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games amid a report on Friday that corrupt payments…

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The Gamblers’ Place

The gambling industry is growing rapidly in Kenya. We could be competing with the West African nations. Since last year, the country has witnessed over 10 bookmakers join the industry with each contesting for a…

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Sports Business Updates; Week 8, 2017

Partnership signed to enhance integrity of esports industry The European division of the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has partnered with the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) in a move that is designed to enhance…

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Sports Business Updates; Week 7, 2017 

Here is the business that has been happening from last Friday throughout the week in the world of sports.  Puma resurgence continues with strong financials German sportswear company Puma has posted a 33-per-cent increase in…

Was SportPesa Sponsorship The Wrong Choice For AFC Leopards?

It is almost a year after AFC Leopards found itself in a catch-22 situation, with two sponsors pulling different directions, each wanting a share of the club. Ironically, while the potential sponsors were clawing each other to associate themselves with the club, Ingwe was just dusting itself from a terrible year both on and off the pitch.

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Depression In Sports

Great sporting events bring with them opportunities for celebrating the talents of great athletes. But the stress can be enormous.  Individuals involved in sport are often people who are fortunate enough to be doing something…