Spotlight on CS Wario in Olympic Games mess

Sports, Culture and Arts Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario (left) at Uasin Gishu County headquarters in Eldoret on July 12, 2016. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Sports kits for athletes have been stolen, allowances have not been paid, Kenya’s world-beating champions are neglected and officials have complained of shocking incompetence in the management of the team.

  • Nevertheless, athletes have continued to perform extremely well, driven by the love for their country rather than the appreciation and care of the officials, who are supposed to take care of them.

More than 250 joyriders have travelled to the Rio Olympics, hogging the resources meant for athletes, their coaches and managers. Some coaches were not accredited and had no access to training facilities, where their services are required.

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