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Feature05 Jan 2021

After steady rise, marathon ace Legese sets sights on Olympic glory

While the staggering marathon feats of Eliud Kipchoge and to a lesser extent Kenenisa Bekele have quite righty earned the bulk of media attention in recent years, it would be a little churlish not to also acknowledge the feats of Ethiopian marathon ace Birhanu Legese.

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Report20 Dec 2020

Weekend round-up: Moloney breaks Oceania decathlon record with 8492 in Brisbane

Ash Moloney broke the Oceania Area decathlon record on Sunday (20), tallying 8492 points at the Queensland Combined Events Championships in Brisbane.

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News22 Nov 2020

Koech und Arusei gewinnen 25 km in Berlin mit Topzeiten

lin - Der traditionsreiche Berliner 25-km-Lauf hat an seine besten Zeiten angeknüpft und diese aus spitzensportlicher Sicht dabei sogar übertroffen. Die 29. Auflage der BIG 25 Berlin produzierte das gemessen an den Siegzeiten hochklassigste 25-km-Rennen aller Zeiten. Bei perfekten Wetterbedingungen nutzten die Kenianer Matthew Koech und Peninah Arusei die schnelle Strecke und stellten jeweils Jahresweltbestleistungen auf.

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Feature22 Nov 2020

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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Feature22 Nov 2020

Sixteen years in the making, Kipchoge now confirmed as the best in the world

Eliud Kipchoge may have covered one of the sport’s most iconic distances faster than any other athlete in history, but the Kenyan marathon runner is in no hurry.

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Performance12 Nov 2020

Five tips for a swift recovery after road races

Running a half marathon or marathon takes a lot of preparation, but have you thought about what you’ll do afterwards?

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Report08 Nov 2020

Kipyokei leads Kenyan double at Istanbul Marathon

Diana Chemtai Kipyokei and fellow Kenyan Bernard Sang took the top honours at the Istanbul Marathon on Sunday (8), winning the World Athletics Gold Label road race in 2:22:06 and 2:11:49 respectively.

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Previews06 Nov 2020

Zewdu and Chemtai lead Istanbul Marathon fields

Ethiopia's Hailu Zewdu and Diana Chemtai lead their respective fields for the Istanbul Marathon as the World Athletics Gold Label road race series resumes in Turkey's largest city on Sunday (8).

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Feature06 Nov 2020

Remembering Waitz on the anniversary of her ninth New York Marathon victory

Today marks the 32nd anniversary of Grete Waitz’s historic ninth victory at the New York City Marathon. We take a look at the significance of the moment which may never be surpassed.

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News27 Oct 2020

Takaku, Hattori and Kawauchi lead Fukuoka Marathon entries

Organisers of the Fukuoka International Marathon have announced their elite field for the World Athletics Gold Label road race on 6 December.

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Performance24 Oct 2020

How to prepare for your debut marathon

Mara Yamauchi's five top tips for preparing for your debut marathon.

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Report11 Oct 2020

Khapilina and Sbaai break course records in Sofia

Viktoriya Khapilina and Youssef Sbaai came out on top at the Wizz Air Sofia Marathon on Sunday (11), winning the World Athletics Bronze Label road race in course records of 2:27:57 and 2:13:03 respectively.

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