Top Five Stories From Wednesday You Must Read Today

Apr 04 - by Mutwiri Mutuota for SportPesa News

Gor extend lead at the summit of the SPL, slain rapper Hussle mourned by storming Westbrooke performance

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  • The death of Crenshaw rapper, Nipsey Hussle has rocked even the American sporting scene with Oklahoma City star guard Russell Westbrook dedicating his latest triple-double in the NBA to the slain artiste
  • Champions Manchester City FC kept their charge for the quadruple alive when they piled on the relegation misery on Cardiff City FC in a dominant 2-0 victory at the Etihad in the English Premier League
  • Westbrook posted a remarkable 20 points, 20 rebounds and 21 assists in the Thunder's 119-103 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, matching Chamberlain's feat in 1968. READ MORE

NAIROBI, Kenya- Gor Mahia FC edged fierce rivals Sony Sugar FC 3-2 to open an eight-point gap at the summit of the SportPesa Premier League on Wednesday afternoon on a day where freshly-minted World Cross senior men 10km champion, Joshua Cheptengei, challenged Uganda President, Yoweri Museveni on Twitter.

The death of Crenshaw rapper, Nipsey Hussle has rocked even the American sporting scene with Oklahoma City star guard Russell Westbrook dedicating his latest triple-double in the NBA to the slain artiste.

Champions Manchester City FC kept their charge for the quadruple alive when they piled on the relegation misery on Cardiff City FC in a dominant 2-0 victory at the Etihad in the English Premier League.

We saved the heartbreaking first loss of Zinedine Zidane on his return to La Liga giants Real Madrid CF for last in this collection of top five stories on SportPesa News from Wednesday you must read today.

Resilient Gor Go 8 Points Clear At SPL Summit, KCB Stun Mathare

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) champions Gor Mahia FC came from behind twice to edge Sony Sugar FC 3-2 at the Moi Stadium, Kisumu on Wednesday afternoon.

The victory stretched their lead at the SPL summit to 44 points, eight ahead of second-place Sofapaka FC, who are in action tomorrow against Vihiga United FC. READ MORE

Uganda World Cross Star Cheptengei Challenges President Museveni On Twitter

NAIROBI, Kenya- Using his status as the hottest personality in his country at the moment, Aarhus 2019 World Cross senior men champion, Joshua Cheptengei, has challenged Uganda President, Yoweri Museveni to fulfill his promise and complete the Kiprotich National High Altitude Training Centre in Teryet, Kapchorwa District.

Double Commonwealth Games track champion, Cheptengei added the World Cross crown when he deposed two-time winner and Global Sports Camp training partner, Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor last Saturday in Denmark. READ MORE

For My Bro: Westbrook Dedicates Historic Triple Double To Slain Nipsey Hussle

LOS ANGELES, United States- Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook became only the second player after Wilt Chamberlain to score a '20-20-20' triple-double on Tuesday -- and dedicated his achievement to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle.

Westbrook posted a remarkable 20 points, 20 rebounds and 21 assists in the Thunder's 119-103 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, matching Chamberlain's feat in 1968. READ MORE

Man City Return To EPL Summit, Chelsea Ease Sarri Pressure With Brighton Win

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom- Pep Guardiola's Manchester City eased to a 2-0 win over Cardiff at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday to retake top spot in the Premier League from title rivals Liverpool.

Goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane were enough to lift City back into top spot, at least until Friday, when Jurgen Klopp's team visit Southampton. READ MORE

Reality Check! Valencia Hand Zidane First Loss Since Madrid Return

MADRID, Spain- Zinedine Zidane dropped Gareth Bale and endured his first defeat since returning to Real Madrid as his side were deservedly beaten 2-1 by Valencia on Wednesday. 

The last time Zidane left Bale on the bench, the Welshman proved a spectacular substitute against Liverpool in the Champions League final 10 months ago but there was to be no rescue act at Mestalla. READ MORE