Anyone who reads @runblogrun knows how I begin my day: read @EMENews, read @Insidethegames.biz, and check out @trackandfieldnews.com. Today, I found this piece by Michael Houston on Inside the games yesterday.
Kenya’s Government have imposed a one-month international travel ban for athletes from the nation due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The shutdown has already affected the women’s beach volleyball team who pulled out of their Olympic qualifier in Nigeria along with the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cape Verde.
Kenyan duo Gaudencia Makokha and Brackcides Agala said their Olympic dreams had been “shattered” following the decision.
According to All Africa, coach Sammy Mulinge said: “It’s really a sad moment for the volleyball family.
Coronavirus update: The sports ministry in Kenya has banned sportsmen/Women from traveling to any international Sports events for the next 1-Month. pic.twitter.com/PuC7rqICgQ
— lynne wachira (@WachiraLynne) March 10, 2020
To see the article in its entirety, please go to: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1091785/kenya-government-coronavirus