They went about it differently, but Lawrence Cherono and Worknesh Degefa both won Boston Marathon
Cherono of Kenya won one of the tightest stretch duels in the event's history, and Ethiopia's Degefa surged away from the women's lead pack at the 5-mile mark.
Abrha Milaw wins Paris Marathon to prevent Paul Lonyangata hat-trick
Abrha Milaw bettered his personal best to upset two-time defending champion Paul Lonyangata and win the Paris Marathon as Ethiopian runners shone in the French capital on Sunday.
For Ann Hirakawa, running the Boston Marathon is a deeply personal thank you
At 13, Ann Hirakawa left war-torn Vietnam with her family, and it was the American Red Cross that helped them with food, clothes and English lessons. This year, she'll run the Boston Marathon to raise money for the organization.
Sisters set to run Boston Marathon 20 years after surviving 1999 Columbine shooting
Laura and Sarah Green struggled with anxiety for years after surviving the 1999 Columbine shooting. But they began to run and run and run to help alleviate the stress. On Monday, they'll run the Boston Marathon together for the first time.
Des Linden: 'Tougher than I realized'
Des Linden is the defending Boston Marathon winner, but she still carries a chip on her shoulder. And rightfully so.
IAAF closes investigation into president Lord Coe
The IAAF revealed it launched and has now closed an ethics investigation into its president Sebastian Coe over allegations he misled a British parliamentary committee.
IAAF keeps ban on Russia over doping scandal
World athletic governing body IAAF said on Monday it had decided not to lift a ban on Russia's athletic federation over doping.
Kipchoge to run 2019 London Marathon
Kipchoge made it three wins from as many appearances at the London Marathon last year, finishing more than two minutes clear of European record holder Farah.
IOC sets up advisory committee for human rights
IOC president Thomas Bach said that "human rights standards" will be included in Olympic host-city contracts beginning with the 2024 Olympics in Paris.
MPs call for standard sport concussion protocol
Tom Watson, the deputy Labour leader, has called for sports governing bodies to introduce a single unified concussion protocol after accusing football of "turning a blind eye to the brain injury epidemic."
Long jumper Radevica fails Olympic doping retest
Former European long jump champion Ineta Radevica has tested positive for the steroid oxandrolone in a retest of her sample from the 2012 Olympics.
Sprinter Levine banned four years for doping
British sprinter Nigel Levine, who has won world and European championship medals, has been banned for four years for doping.
Farah to run 2019 London Marathon
European record holder Mo Farah is to run next year's London Marathon for the third time, organisers said on Tuesday.
Moses seeks thorough review of WADA culture
Olympic champion Edwin Moses sent a tersely worded letter to leaders of the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking for an investigation into the culture at WADA.
S. Korea looks into abuse claims by 'Garlic Girls'
In the letter, the five curlers accused former Korean Curling Federation (KCF) vice president Kim Kyong-doo of verbal abuse and team coaches of giving unreasonable orders and subjecting their private lives to excessive control.
Runner who lost feet to frostbite runs marathon
Marko Cheseto, a former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite in 2011, ran his first marathon in 2:52:33 last week and became an American citizen two days later.
Desisa, Keitany win New York City Marathon
Mary Keitany and Lelisa Desisa won the New York City Marathon on Sunday, with Keitany dominating the strong women's field for her fourth victory in the event and Desisa surging ahead of two other runners near the finish line.
WADA presidency age proposal upsets athletes
Linda Helleland, who has emerged as a favorite among athletes who want radical change in WADA, would not be eligible to be president under a new age requirement proposal.
WADA president hits back at U.S. criticism
WADA president Sir Craig Reedie hit back at criticism from the United States by telling their anti-doping organisation to focus on their own shortcomings.
Kipchoge, Mayer records ratified by IAAF review
Eliud Kipchoge's marathon world record and Kevin Mayer's record score in the decathlon have been ratified by the IAAF.
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