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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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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