Kenya: Our Elite Female Athletes Deserve Tons of Respect

The case has closed on Naomi Osaka. Now, we must honour her for her courage in bringing to the fore the sticky issue of mental health among athletes.

To steer the conversation to a different direction, I’ll share an encounter I had last Thursday at Safari Park hotel where the female athletes that are set to represent Kenya in next month’s Olympics were hosted for lunch by Rose Wacuka from the sports ministry and Ann Michira from sponsors Tusker.

At the table where I was sitting, I had the…


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