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Previews13 Dec 2019

Close clashes expected in Shenzhen, Bekele faces Barsoton in Kolkata

Kenya’s Rebecca Chesir and Muluhabt Tsega of Ethiopia will be the main contenders for the women’s title at the Shenzhen Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on Sunday (15).

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Previews20 Feb 2015

Japanese all-comers’ record under threat at Tokyo Marathon

The ninth edition of the Tokyo Marathon will be contested on Sunday (22) with both Olympic champions on the startline of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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News22 Jan 2015

Defending champion Chumba among five sub-2:05 men going to the Tokyo Marathon

The Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race and one of the six races that make up the World Marathon Majors series, announced on Thursday (22) its strongest ever men’s elite fields for the race on 22 February.

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Previews05 Sep 2014

Farah carries British hopes in Great North Run, Dibaba, Keitany, Kiplagat and Gelana in spectacular women’s clash

Mo Farah hopes to become the first British men’s winner of the Bupa Great North Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, for almost 30 years on Sunday (7).

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Previews09 Jan 2014

Bekele returns to Edinburgh to face brother Tariku and Kiprop

Kenenisa Bekele will be the star athlete at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit, on Saturday (11).

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Previews17 Oct 2013

Tariku Bekele bids to make it an Ethiopian Half Marathon hat-trick in Birmingham

After wins for his brother Kenenisa and the great Haile Gebrselassie in British road races in recent weeks, Tariku Bekele will bid to become the latest Ethiopian distance running star to triumph over the Half Marathon distance when he competes at the BUPA Great Birmingham Run on Sunday (20).

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News11 Oct 2013

Tariku Bekele aims for another strong run in Birmingham

Olympic 10,000m bronze medallist Tariku Bekele will be hoping to add to his family’s recent road-running success when competing at next weekend’s Bupa Great Birmingham Run, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race.

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Previews04 Oct 2013

Can Jeilan emulate Bekele on his Half Marathon debut in Lisbon?

Ethiopia’s Ibrahim Jeilan, the 2011 IAAF World Championships 10,000m gold medallist and silver medallist over the same distance in Moscow, will attempt his first Half Marathon when he competes at the Rock’n’Roll Vodafone Half Marathon of Portugal in Lisbon on Sunday (6).

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News28 May 2013

Farah v Bekele brothers 10,000m duel is Eugene distance delight - IAAF Diamond League

Distance fans should once again thoroughly enjoy the Prefontaine Classic's ‘Distance Night in Eugene on Friday as the men’s 10,000m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting revives a duel between the reigning Olympic gold medalist and the current world record holder.

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News18 Mar 2013

Prefontaine Classic to stage Ethiopian 10,000m trials

The Ethiopian Athletic Federation has designated the men's and women's 10,000m races at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, the fourth of the 2013 Samsung Diamond League meetings, as its country’s selection races for the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow.

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Report01 Jan 2013

Bekele and Burka win at San Silvestre Vallecana in Madrid

Ethiopia’s 2012 Olympic Games 10,000m bronze medallist Tariku Bekele and his compatriot Gelete Burka proved to the strongest at the 48th San Silvestre Vallecana 10km race – an IAAF Silver label Road Race – on Monday (31).

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Previews30 Dec 2012

Bekele and Masai are the stars to beat in Madrid

The 48th ‘San Silvestre Vallecana’ – an IAAF Silver Label Road Race – will be held on the evening of New Year’s eve (31) over 10km. In addition to the elite contest, there will be a mass race with 39,000 entrants held two-and-a-half hours before the main event.

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