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Thrilling showdown anticipated in Berlin

Thrilling showdown anticipated in Berlin

Christopher Kelsall September 22, 2017 0

The Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, defending champion Kenenisa Bekele and the former world record holder Wilson Kipsang are ready for a world record chase in the 44th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday.

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Gladys Cherono ready for another sub 2:20 performance in Berlin

Gladys Cherono ready for another sub 2:20 performance in Berlin

Christopher Kelsall September 21, 2017 0

The women’s elite field for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday is ripe with talent, featuring five runners whose personal best is under 2:25. Gladys Cherono is the favourite among this quintet, having already won

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Olympic Champion Vivian Cheruiyot seeks success on Frankfurt’s red carpet

Olympic Champion Vivian Cheruiyot seeks success on Frankfurt’s red carpet

Dick Straight September 19, 2017 0

For the first time the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon will have an Olympic champion in the elite field. Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya, winner of the 5,000m gold in Rio last year, will run the second

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Djibouti’s Mumin Gala to Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Djibouti’s Mumin Gala to Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Dick Straight September 19, 2017 0

Paul Gains With their medal-winning performances at the1985 IAAF World Cup Marathon in Hiroshima a pair of Djiboutian runners left international sports journalists scratching their heads with one hand while turning the pages of a

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Galen Rupp Triumphs at AACR Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

Galen Rupp Triumphs at AACR Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

Dick Straight September 17, 2017 0

Hilary Friedman The downtown streets of Philadelphia and scenic park setting along the Schuykill River proved no match for Galen Rupp. Nor did the thousands of runners who laced up their kicks for the 40th

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Sarah Inglis and Geoff Martinson win the Under Armour Eastside 10K

Sarah Inglis and Geoff Martinson win the Under Armour Eastside 10K

Christopher Kelsall September 16, 2017 0

Serena Vampa Geoff Martinson cruised to a comfortable victory in 30:00 at this morning’s Under Armour Eastside 10k in Vancouver.  Falkirk, Scotland’s Sarah Inglis claimed a surprise win in 33:45 in a thrilling women’s race. A sold-out

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NN Running team seeks more success

NN Running team seeks more success

Dick Straight September 14, 2017 0

Rosemarie Smit Following the successful launch of the NN Running Team in the spring which brought about a string of high-profile podium finishes, the powerful squad will seek more success during the mouth-watering fall road

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Bach hails “extraordinary” decision to officially award Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028

Bach hails “extraordinary” decision to officially award Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028

Dick Straight September 14, 2017 0

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach hailed the historic decision to officially award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Paris and Los Angeles as “extraordinary” after the tripartite

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Title holder Mark Korir returns for Frankfurt Round Two at Mainova Frankfurt Marathon

Title holder Mark Korir returns for Frankfurt Round Two at Mainova Frankfurt Marathon

Dick Straight September 13, 2017 0

The Mainova Frankfurt Marathon on October 29 will offer round two of a contest which produced a thrilling encounter a year ago. The full set of podium finishers in the men’s race has been

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Pre Classic Repeats As World No. 1

Pre Classic Repeats As World No. 1

Dick Straight September 12, 2017 0

With the 2017 track & field athletics season in the books, the Prefontaine Classic has defended its title as the top-ranked invitational meet in the world. For the second consecutive year, and third time

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