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London Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge nearly breaks world record

Eliud Kipchoge ran a stellar London Marathon as he broke the tape in 2:03:05 this Sunday morning. He has shown himself to be a dominating presence on the marathon circuit as this is his fifth consecutive win. He managed to take down impressive competitors in the field; recognizable names like Stanley Biwott and Keninisa Bekele. Let’s not forget in fifth, Wilson Kipsang, former...
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April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

London Marathon record for Kipchoge; Sumgong wins after fall

LONDON (AP) A feat of speed by Eliud Kipchoge, rushing to a course record. A feat of fortitude by Jemima Sumgong, recovering from a painful fall to win. The London Marathon on Sunday produced contrasting victories in the men's and women's races for 31-year-old Kenyans on a chilly, windy spring morning. The first half of the men's race was on pace for the fastest-ever marathon...
Via Associated Press
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

'We are safe': Kenyan relief athletes won't face Olympic ban

LONDON (AP) Preparing to defend his London Marathon title, Eliud Kipchoge is relieved that Kenyan athletes won't face a possible ban from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. IAAF President Sebastian Coe had warned that Kenya could join Russia in being banned from international competitions by track and field's governing body. But Kenyan lawmakers this week passed a law criminalizing...
Via Associated Press
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Kipchoge wins London Marathon as Kenyans sweep top four spots

LONDON -- Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang. Kipchoge, a former world 5,000-meter champion, completed the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) route in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 42 seconds. Kipsang reached the finish line near Buckingham Palace five seconds behind, followed by Dennis Kimetto...
Via Associated Press
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Kenya's Kipchoge wins Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO (AP) Eliud Kipchoge won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday to lead a 1-2-3 finish for Kenyan men. Kipchoge pulled away over the last two miles for his first major marathon victory, finishing in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 11 seconds. He was followed by Sammy Kitwara in 2:04:28 and Dickson Chumba in 2:04:32. Ideal conditions - sunny skies and 46-degree temperatures - greeted the runners...
Via Associated Press
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya wins Rotterdam marathon

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) Pre-race favorite Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday, but failed in his bid to break the course record on a windy day in the port city.
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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