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...
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...
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November 27, 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 in...
Via Associated Press
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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