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Previews02 Oct 2020

Defending champions Kipchoge and Kosgei set for titanic clashes in London

He is already the history man of marathon running but Eliud Kipchoge will be chasing another record-breaking milestone when he goes head to head with Ethiopian rival Kenenisa Bekele in Sunday’s 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race.

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News21 Aug 2020

Star-studded fields confirmed for 2020 London Marathon

Organisers of the Virgin Money London Marathon have confirmed the full elite fields for the World Athletics Platinum Label road race on Sunday 4 October.

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Feature26 Apr 2020

10 iconic moments from the London Marathon

Since the inaugural edition 40 years ago, the London Marathon – like most big city races – has produced many memorable moments.

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News31 Jan 2020

Kipchoge and Kosgei lead Kenya’s marathon selections for Olympic Games

Eliud Kipchoge will defend his Olympic title later this year, having been named on Kenya’s team for the Tokyo 2020 Games. Meanwhile, world record-holder Brigid Kosgei and world champion Ruth Chepngetich feature on the women’s team.

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News15 Dec 2019

Kipchoge returns to London

World Athlete of the Year Eliud Kipchoge will defend his title at the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum event, set to take place in the British capital on 26 April.

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News01 Dec 2019

2019 review: road running and cross country

Our end-of-year reviews continue with a look back at 2019’s best action on the roads and cross country.

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Feature25 Nov 2019

With second World Athlete of the Year honour, Kipchoge shows there’s no limit

World Male Athlete of the Year Eliud Kipchoge’s achievement in 2019 included the far-from-inconsiderable feat of winning a second successive London Marathon title – and a record fourth in all – something he did in 2:02:37, the second fastest performance ever at that time behind his official world record of 2:01:39.

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Press Release23 Nov 2019

Muhammad and Kipchoge named World Athletes of the Year

Eliud Kipchoge and Dalilah Muhammad have been named the male and female World Athletes of the Year at the World Athletics Awards 2019, held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on Saturday (23). 

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Lifestyle23 Oct 2019

My passion for books, by Eliud Kipchoge

There are no more loyal friends in the world than books. They have been a source of pleasure for me, allowed me to understand the world better and helped me grow as a person.

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Report12 Oct 2019

Kipchoge breaks two-hour barrier in Vienna

Eliud Kipchoge produced the fastest time ever for the 42.2km distance, clocking 1:59:40 at the Ineos159 Challenge in Vienna on Saturday (12).

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Series09 Oct 2019

Advice to my younger self: Eliud Kipchoge

Following a string of victories over 26.2 miles, including his triumph at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and a world record-breaking performance at the 2018 Berlin Marathon, Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge is widely regarded as the greatest marathon runner of all time.

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Series03 Aug 2019

Fab five: teenage winners at the World Championships

As we continue our countdown to the start of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, we look at a quintet of special athletes who defied age and logic to be crowned world champions in their teenage years.

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