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WILSON KIPSANG RUMORS

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2015  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
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

World-record holder Kipsang to run NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) World-record holder Wilson Kipsang will make his New York City Marathon debut in November. The Kenyan set the mark of 2 hours, 3 minutes, 23 seconds in Berlin last year. The announcement Wednesday sets up a showdown with countryman Geoffrey Mutai, the two-time defending champion and course-record holder in New York. Mutai ran the fastest marathon in history in 2:03...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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