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Kipchoge edges Cheptegei to win Athlete of the Year award

  Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP |  Eliud Kipchoge, the first man to run a marathon in less than two hours, and 400 metres hurdles world champion Dalilah Muhammad won the World Athlete of the Year awards on Saturday. Kipchoge, 35, claimed governing body World Athletics’ year-ending prize in …

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Jacob Kiplimo, one of 6 Ugandans in Kipchoge marathon record bid

Jacob Kiplimo 🇺🇬 Ronald Musagala 🇺🇬 Abdallah Mande 🇺🇬 Thomas Ayeko 🇺🇬 Mande Bushendich 🇺🇬 Timothy Toroitich 🇺🇬 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Eliud Kipchoge believes he is ready to make history and create his “moon-landing” moment in his quest to run an historic first sub-two-hour marathon at the INEOS …

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Kenya’s Kipchoge, Colombian Ibarguen scoop IAAF awards

Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP | Kenyan marathon master Eliud Kipchoge and Colombian jumper Caterine Ibarguen won the IAAF men and women’s 2018 awards on Tuesday. Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin in September, smashing the previous best by an incredible 78 seconds as he clocked …

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Kipchoge, Cheruiyot celebrate Kenyan double at London Marathon

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Eliud Kipchoge stormed to his third London Marathon title on Sunday to complete an impressive Kenyan double after Vivian Cheruiyot dominated the women’s race in warm conditions. Kipchoge, 33, saw off the challenge of Ethiopia’s Tola Shura Kitata and home favourite Mo Farah to …

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Marathon champ Paul Tergat to head Kenya NOC

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Former marathon world record holder Paul Tergat was named president of Kenya’s strife-hit Olympic committee on Friday, hoping to end months of controversy and infighting. “Since Paul Tergat is unopposed, he is now the new president of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya,” said Omweri …

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Top trio threaten marathon record in Berlin

Berlin, Germany | AFP | The current top long-distance runners will clash in Germany’s capital on Sunday with a trio, spearheaded by Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, threatening the world record at the Berlin Marathon. Kenya’s Kipchoge, 32, and Wilson Kipsang, 35, take on Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, 35, in an elite line-up …

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