Top Five Stories From Sunday You Must Read Today

Nov 05 - by Mutwiri Mutuota for sportpesa news

Keitany storms to fourth New York Marathon title, diehard Everton fan Elston would not mind a Gor win at Goodison on Tuesday

Everton FC super fan, Tony Elston, displays a Gor Mahia FC scarf when speaking to SportPesa News in Liverpool on Saturday, November 3, 2018. PHOTO/Lola Okulo

  • Remember Michael Njenga Kunyunga who trended world wide when he crawled to a second place finish at Hannover Marathon after collapsing near the finish line in April?
  • Gor Mahia FC’s pioneering tour to UK continued apace with SportPesa News right in the thick of the happenings in Liverpool
  • In Sunday’s English Premier League action, champions Manchester City tore through Southampton FC and later, Chelsea FC’s quiet charge to the title continued with a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace FC

NAIROBI, Kenya- Kenya’s Mary Keitany stormed to history books on Sunday when she blew away her competition to win her fourth TCS New York City Marathon to spark a nationwide celebration.

Remember Michael Njenga Kunyunga who trended world wide when he crawled to a second place finish at Hannover Marathon after collapsing near the finish line in April? Well, now fully recovered, Kunyunga stunned the favourites to win the men’s race of the Hangzhou Marathon on Sunday.

Gor Mahia FC’s pioneering tour to UK continued apace with SportPesa News right in the thick of the happenings in Liverpool.

Our reporters there, Lola Okulo and Louis Kalinga served up two interesting accounts of an Everton lifelong fan who would not mind a Gor win as well as how the Kenyan squad spent an easy Sunday.

In Sunday’s English Premier League action, champions Manchester City tore through Southampton FC and later, Chelsea FC’s quiet charge to the title continued with a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace FC.

Here is the top five stories on www.sportpesanews.com from Sunday you MUST read today.

Keitany Storms To Record Fourth New York Marathon Title

NEW YORK, United States- Kenya’s Mary Jepkosgei Keitany entered history books when she stormed to her fourth New York Marathon title on Sunday, incidentally on November 4. In the corresponding men’s race, Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa led compatriot Shura Kitata to the 1-2 in 2:05:59 with Kenya’s crown holder, Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor (2:06:26) coming home for the bronze. READ MORE

Gor Enjoy Easy Sunday With Retail Therapy, Kick About With The Yak

LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom- The phrase ‘easy like Sunday morning’ has never been more relatable to the Gor Mahia FC players than it was in the chilly city of Liverpool on November 4. After a very eventful Saturday crowned by being official Everton FC guests at Goodison Park, the Kenyan league champions got the opportunity to sample the goodies of the UK city. READ MORE

Everton Super Fan Elston Would Not Mind A Gor Victory At Goodison

LIVERPOOL, England- The true essence of football lies with its fanatical fans. Those supporters- rich or poor- who would give their all and spare no expense to watch their favourite team play in any corner of the earth. One such super fan is Tony Elston a 53 year-old interior designer based in the football mad city of Liverpool in England and answers to the Everton FC creed so much so he avers he would bleed blue if cut. READ MORE

'Crawling Runner' Kunyuga Upsets Deep Field For Hangzhou Victory

HANGZHOU, China- Kenya’s Michael Njenga Kunyuga upset a deep field that included 11 men with Personal Bests faster than 2:10 to take the top honours in the men’s race of the Hangzhou Marathon on Sunday. Njenga completed the course in 2:10:37, just four seconds shy of the course record set by Azmeraw Bekele of Ethiopia last year. READ MORE

Morata Brace Propels Chelsea Past Crystal Palace

LONDON, England- Alvaro Morata scored twice to take unbeaten Chelsea above Liverpool into second place in the Premier League behind Manchester City on Sunday, but Maurizio Sarri's men made hard work of seeing off Crystal Palace 3-1. Morata has now scored four in his last four Premier League games after just two goals in his previous 20 domestic matches, and his return to form could be the final ingredient Sarri's side need to mount a serious title challenge. READ MORE