Tsegaye Kebede Wins London Marathon

Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia won the London Marathon for the first time to end Kenya’s six-year winning streak Sunday, while Liliya Shobukhova led a 1-2 Russian finish in the women’s race. Kebede improved on last year’s second-place finish, completing the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 19 seconds despite being bothered by the wet […]

Zersenay Tadese Sets World Half Marathon record in Lisbon

  Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea on his way to win the 20th Lisbon Half Marathon Zersenay Tadese fulfilled his pre-race promise and broke the world record at the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon. The 28-year-old Eritrean struck 11 seconds from Sammy Wanjiru’s three-year-old previous best mark with a time of 58 minutes 22 seconds. Tadese, a […]

Wanjiru withdraws from Worlds to concentrate on Berlin marathon

NAIROBI – Beijing Olympic marathon champion says he had decided to withdraw from the IAAF World Championships last this summer in attempt to concentrate on break the world record in the Berlin marathon. The 22-year-old who was named in a Kenyan 20 athletes training squad to prepare for the worlds, decided to give up his […]

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