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Wilson Kipsang to defend title at NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) Wilson Kipsang will defend his title at the New York City Marathon in November. The former world-record holder from Kenya won in his NYC Marathon debut last year. Event organizer New York Road Runners announced Monday that the other podium finishers from 2014 will also return. Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia was second last year then went on to win the Boston Marathon in...
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16 days ago  |  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.
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kipsang, Keitany win titles at NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) Wilson Kipsang of Kenya has won the men's title at the New York City Marathon. The former world-record holder has now won in Berlin, London and New York in just over 13 months. Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa was second, and 2010 champ Gebre Gebremariam third. Kipsang won in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 10 minutes, 59 seconds. Boston Marathon champ Meb Keflezighi of the...
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November 02, 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...
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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...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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