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Kimetto, Kipsang to go head-to-head in 2015 London Marathon

LONDON (AP) The current and former world record-holders in the men's marathon will go head-to-head for the first time in the London Marathon in April. Race organizers announced Wednesday that record-holder Dennis Kimetto will compete against defending champion and fellow Kenyan Wilson Kipsang on April 26. Kimetto broke Kipsang's world record last year, clocking 2 hours, 2 minutes...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenyan marathoner Kipsang misses doping test

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) Former marathon world-record holder Wilson Kipsang missed an out-of-competition doping test last month, according to Athletics Kenya. The organization said it was notified by the IAAF about the unsuccessful attempt to test the 2014 New York Marathon champion on Nov. 11. No sanction will be imposed against Kipsang because it's his first failure to be evaluated...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New York City Marathon champ Kipsang missed out-of-competition doping test

Athletics Kenya says former marathon world-record holder Wilson Kipsang missed an out-of-competition doping test last month.
Via Fox Olympics
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mutai seeks 3rd straight NYC Marathon title

NEW YORK (AP) Geoffrey Mutai could train with some of the fastest marathoners in history. Instead, he often chooses to run alone. That's how the Kenyan star ensures he can hold steady, speedy splits without following someone else. He used the skill to easily win the last two New York City Marathons. The race is a championship-style event, which means there is no pacemaker, a runner...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenyan Kimetto sets world record time at Berlin Marathon

BERLIN -- Dennis Kimetto set a world record by winning the 41st Berlin Marathon in 2 hours, 2 minutes, 57 seconds on Sunday. The 30-year-old Kenyan knocked 26 seconds off the record of 2:03:23 set by compatriot Wilson Kipsang in Berlin last year to become the first man to complete a marathon in under two hours, three minutes. Another Kenyan, Emmanuel Mutai, was also faster than the...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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