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Boston Marathon affects latest World Rankings

World Rankings The latest All-Athletics.com World Rankings have been released. This week the biggest effect came from the Boston Marathon. Men’s winner Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot of Kenya moved from 28th to the 6th position, while Ethiopian Tekesde Kebede, who was second in Boston, went from 24th to 13th place. Winner of the women’s race, Teyba … Continue reading Boston Marathon affects latest World Rankings

Report: Moses Tanui Injured, David Lelei killed in auto accident

Former 10,000-meter world champion Moses Tanui was injured and former world championship runner David Lelei killed in an auto accident on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital, the Daily Nation newspaper reported Wednesday. Tanui sustained serious leg and chest injuries and was rushed to Nairobi Hospital, where the newspaper described his condition as being “out … Continue reading Report: Moses Tanui Injured, David Lelei killed in auto accident

Ethiopian runners affected by murder-suicide

The parents and sister of one of the group’s top runners, Leila Aman, who were also the mother and father in law to 2008 Boston Marathon and Houston Marathon champion Dire Tune, were shot and killed by Aman’s brother in-law. The incident has forced some of the runners to stop training during a period of … Continue reading Ethiopian runners affected by murder-suicide