Photo Credit: www.photorun.net A new chapter in the marathon was opened with a magnificent flourish by Dennis Kimetto in Berlin on Sunday (September 28). In only his fifth race at the distance, the Kenyan smashed the 2:03 barrier a year after his compatriot Wilson Kipsang had brought the world record down to 2:03:23 on the […]
Kenyan runners have dominated the men’s race of the BMW Frankfurt Marathon for more than a decade. The past twelve champions of Germany’s oldest city marathon have all come from Kenya. However this win streak will be tested to the limits and it could well be the Ethiopians who finally make the headlines again this […]
Geoffrey Ronoh upstages Geoffrey Mutai and breaks course record in Birell wins women’s title over the Birell Prague Grand Prix 10K.
GLASGOW (SportingAlert) — Grenadian star sprinter Kirani James defeated a very strong field to win the men’s 400m at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Wednesday night. The Olympic champion, who entered the Commonwealth Games as the overwhelming favourite, ran 44.25 seconds to also shattered the meeting record of 44.52secs, which was […]
GLASGOW (SportingAlert) — Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria and Jamaica’s Kemar Bailey-Cole won the men’s and women’s 100m titles at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park on Monday. Okagbare, who started the day as the 1/4 favourite to win the gold medal, showed her class against a very strong field on her way to clocking a […]