Top Five Stories From Wednesday You Must Read Today

Mar 28 - by Erick Ochieng for SportPesa News

Gor thrash Zoo to move to second place in the SportPesa Premier League, Kamworor hopeful for a title defence in the IAAF World Cross Country Championship to be held in Denmark this weekend

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  • It was the sixth time the two rivals were meeting. Gor have now won five of the fixtures against Zoo with the other one resulting into a draw
  • Here are just some questions posed by the senior men’s race at the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019
  • Boxing's inclusion in Tokyo depends on the outcome of an investigation into AIBA by the IOC, which has presented the body with a list of 41 questions via audit firm Deloitte

NAIROBI, Kenya- Former Harambee Stars captain Denis ‘The Menace’ Oliech struck twice as champions Gor Mahia FC thrashed hosts Zoo Kericho FC 4-0 at Kericho Green Stadium to move to second in the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) on Wednesday evening.

Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut rallied to shock world number one Novak Djokovic 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP and WTA Miami Open on the day.

Here are the top five stories from Wednesday compiled by SportPesa News that you must read today: 

Oliech Double Steers Gor To Second, Vihiga Break Leopards Hearts

KERICHO, Kenya- Former Harambee Stars captain Denis ‘The Menace’ Oliech struck twice as champions Gor Mahia FC thrashed hosts Zoo Kericho FC 4-0 at Kericho Green Stadium to move to second in the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) on Wednesday evening. Earlier, Sofapaka FC moved to the summit of after whipping bottom-placed Mt. Kenya United FC 3-1 as hosts Vihiga United FC denied AFC Leopards SC victory at the death in a pulsating 2-2 draw. READ MORE

IAAF World Cross Preview: Can Kamworor Live Up To The Pressure, Spotlight?

AARHUS, Denmark- Championship racing asks more questions of those seeking to win than does non-championship competition. And no championship is a more searching test than the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. Here are just some questions posed by the senior men’s race at the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019: READ MORE

'Progress' Made By Tainted AIBA's Efforts To Retain Boxing In Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland- The under-pressure International Boxing Federation (AIBA), which is fighting to keep its sport on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic roster after a storm of corruption allegations, has told the International Olympic Committee that swift progress is being made on cleaning up the sport. Boxing's inclusion in Tokyo depends on the outcome of an investigation into AIBA by the IOC, which has presented the body with a list of 41 questions via audit firm Deloitte. READ MORE

Champion Hamilton Requested To Be The Face Of Diversity In Formula 1

LONDON, England- Lewis Hamilton has been urged to complete his Formula One legacy by working alongside British motor racing's governing body to improve diversity in the sport. Hamilton, set to compete in Bahrain in the second round of his world championship defence on Sunday, remains F1's first and only black driver. READ MORE

World Number One Djokovic Stunned By Bautista In Miami

MIAMI, United States- Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut rallied to shock world number one Novak Djokovic 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP and WTA Miami Open. Bautista Agut, ranked 25th in the world, booked a meeting with defending champion John Isner, who beat Britain's Kyle Edmund 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/3). READ MORE