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Mary Keitany breaks record with third London Marathon win

Mary Keitany of Kenya won her third London Marathon on Sunday to break Paula Radcliffe’s women-only marathon world record. Keitany completed the race in 2 hours, 17 minutes and 1 second to beat Radcliffe’s 12-year-old record by 41 seconds. Tirunesh Dibaba finished second, but was outdistanced by Keitany, 35, by 55 seconds. Aselefech Mergia was third. “It was very fast pace...
Via Excelle Sports
April 23, 2017

Mary Keitany breaks a marathon record with 3rd London win

LONDON (AP) — Mary Keitany of Kenya has broken Paula Radcliffe’s women-only marathon world record by winning the London event for a third time. Keitany completed the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) in 2 hours, 17 minutes and 1 second on Sunday to improve on Radcliffe’s 12-year-old mark of 2:17:42. Radcliffe still holds the record for the fastest marathon run by a woman, having clocked...
Via MyNorthwest.com
April 22, 2017

IAAF clears marathoner Radcliffe of doping allegations

LONDON -- The IAAF cleared marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe of doping allegations on Friday and rejected claims that it failed to act on hundreds of suspicious blood tests, saying the accusations lacked ''any scientific or legal basis.''Track and field's governing body issued a 38-page response to allegations by British and German media outlets that it had ignored and...
Via Associated Press
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kenya's Biwott, Keitany win at New York City Marathon

NEW YORK -- Kenya's Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany swept the titles at the New York City Marathon on Sunday.Keitany became the first woman to repeat since Paula Radcliffe in 2008.Biwott won his first major marathon title after placing second in London last year. He finished in 2 hours, 10 minutes, 34 seconds, beating countryman Geoffrey Kamworor by 14 seconds. Reigning Boston Marathon...
Via Associated Press
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Three-time London marathon winner Paula Radcliffe denies doping allegations

  Paula Radcliffe, a three-time London Marathon winner and holder of the world record for the distance, denied Tuesday that she ever used performance-enhancing drugs and said she was ''devastated'' that her name had been linked to allegations of widespread blood doping in track and field. ''I categorically deny that I ever resorted to cheating in any form whatsoever at any time...
Via Associated Press
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Still possessing record, Radcliffe ready for final marathon

LONDON (AP) In front of Buckingham Palace, Paula Radcliffe will cross the finish line and bid farewell on Sunday. After dragging her injury-ravaged feet through the streets of the British capital, the 41-year-old Radcliffe will be done with marathons. With no more training camps or grueling running schedules, Radcliffe will devote more time to combatting doping in sport and looking...
Via Associated Press
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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