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ATHLETICS: First-timer Jepkosgei stuns Keitany in New York City Marathon; Kamworor wins easily

The story of the TCS New York City Marathon was supposed to be Kenyan Mary Keitany’s run to a fifth title. But no one...

ATHLETICS Preview: Keitany tries for fifth NYC Marathon title on Sunday

The final major marathon of 2019, the annual New York City Marathon, comes Sunday through the five boroughs of New York, with strong fields...

ATHLETICS: Kosgei solos brilliant 2:14:04 to crush women’s record in Chicago Marathon

On a weekend when Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge broke the two-hour barrier in the marathon in a manufactured setting in Austria, Brigid Kosgei shattered a...

ATHLETICS: Bekele scares marathon world record with 2:01:41 win in Berlin Marathon

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge’s world marathon record of 2:01:39 in Berlin in 2018 was seen as an unapproachable standard that will last for years. Someone forgot...

ATHLETICS: Kipchoge runs second-fastest marathon ever to take fourth London Marathon title

He is the finest marathon runner of all time. That’s about all you can say about Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, who essentially led from start...

THE BIG PICTURE: Howman pushing for more innovation in doping control

When David Howman talks, people in the sports world should listen. The former Director General of the World Anti-Doping Agency is increasingly critical of the...

ATHLETICS: Cherono outsprints Desisa, Degefa runs away with Boston Marathon win

The weather was brutal at the start, but fine at the finish for Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono and Ethiopia’s Worknesh Degefa at the 123rd Boston...

ATHLETICS Preview: Strong field and better conditions for 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday

The weather was the story of the 2018 Boston Marathon, run in cold, wet and windy conditions hardly suited for racing, but which produced...

ATHLETICS: Legese and Aga run away with wins in rainy Tokyo Marathon

The conditions were much less than ideal for the Tokyo Marathon, the first of the World Marathon Majors races for 2019. It rained throughout,...

ATHLETICS Preview: Bekele headlines first World Marathon Major of 2019, in Tokyo

The first of the six World Marathon Majors races is Sunday in Japan for the 13th Tokyo Marathon, with an excellent elite field assembled...

ATHLETICS: World Record I: Kipchoge glides to 2:01:39 in Berlin!

Once again, the Berlin Marathon was the setting for a historic marathon as Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge made history by lowering the world record to...

ATHLETICS Preview: World marathon records in peril at Berlin

Thanks to its flat, fast course, the home of the world marathon record is the Berlin Marathon. The 45th edition of this famous race comes...

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