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Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono, Ethiopia’s Worknesh Degefa win 2019 Boston Marathon in debuts

April 15, 2019

Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win the 2019 Boston Marathon Lawrence Cherono of Kenya won the men’s 2019 Boston Marathon in his debut, with a time of 2:07:59 on a day that started off with rainy conditions similar to last year but eventually brightened as the race went on. Two-time winner […]

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Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono wins Bolton Marathon men’s title

April 15, 2019

APRIL 15, 2019 – BOSTON: Men’s elite field during the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon. Herald Photo. Lawrence Cherono won the Boston Marathon men’s race Monday by the slimmest of margins. A three-person race down the stretch on Boylston Street turned into a two-man, all-out sprint, and Cherono, of Kenya, emerged in front of […]

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Who is the oldest runner in the 2019 Boston Marathon? Meet Harwich’s Larry Cole.

April 15, 2019

Larry Cole, right, a Korean War veteran and former master sergeant in the U.S. Army, stands with Sgt. Howard Luckett, a veteran of the Army, Marines, and Coast Guard Auxiliary. The two were named co-grand marshals for the 2018 Boston Marathon.—Courtesy of the Boston Athletic Association When Larry Cole pulled a flyer out of his […]

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BOLTON MARATHON: What you need to know about the 2019 Boston Marathon

April 15, 2019

Defending champions Desiree Linden, left, of Washington, Mich., and Yuki Kawauchi, of Japan, display their assigned bib numbers in advance of the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday. This year’s Boston Marathon, which will be held Monday, will be the 123rd running of the race that winds its way 26.2 miles from the town of Hopkinton […]

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Geoffrey Kirui, Edna Kiplagat to lead Kenyan line-up in Boston marathon

April 15, 2019

Geoffrey Kirui/COURTESY World champion Geoffrey Kirui and two-time World champion Edna Kiplagat will lead Kenya’s elite athletes at this year’s Boston marathon set today, Monday in Boston, USA. Kirui and Kiplagat seek to reclaim the titles they won in 2017, having been affected by bad weather last year. Kirui won the 2017 title in two […]

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Woods wins Masters to cap astonishing comeback

April 15, 2019

Golf – Masters – Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – April 14, 2019. Tiger Woods of the U.S. celebrates on the 18th hole to win the 2019 Masters. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Tiger Woods completed one of sport’s great all-time comebacks to end an 11-year major title drought at the Masters on Sunday by […]

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Bayern thrash Dortmund five goals to top Bundesliga

April 7, 2019

Bayern Munich’s Polish forward Robert Lewandowski scores the fifth goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match between FC Bayern Munich and BVB Borussia Dortmund in Munich, southern Germany, on April, 6, 2019. AFP PHOTO IN SUMMARY RB Leipzig and Eintracht Frankfurt remain on course to take the remaining two Champions League spots after […]

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Kenya takes gold after WXC photo finish drama

March 31, 2019

Kenyan Beatrice Chebet had an initial decision to place her third at the IAAF World Country Championships reversed in her favour as she took gold from an incredibly tight Women’s Under-20 race on Saturday. Video reviews of a photo finish showed Chebet had breasted the tape ahead of Alemitu Tariku and Tsigie Gebreselama but the […]

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Man City go top again after beating misfiring Fulham

March 30, 2019

Top-class goals from Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero took Manchester City back to the top of the Premier League in a 2-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday. By Reuters  City’s seventh successive league victory keeps alive their hopes an unprecedented quadruple of League Cup, Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League trophies […]

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Obiri, Chebet strike gold for Kenya in Denmark

March 30, 2019

Hellen Obiri in action against her close competitors in the ongoing Cross country World Championships in Denmark In Summary • Hellen Obiri on Saturday displayed an outstanding performance in the ongoing World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark to clinch a gold medal for Kenya. • Earlier on, Beatrice Chebet struck Kenya’s first gold medal […]

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