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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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Kipchoge narrowly misses sub two-hour marathon attempt

FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa, Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge and USA’s Galen Rupp at the Olympics. Kipchoge made an attempt today to become the first man to run the marathon under 2 hours.Monza, Italy | AFP | Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya narrowly failed in his attempt to complete the …

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Distance aces Cheruiyot, Kipchoge scoop Kenyan awards

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Olympic champions Vivian Cheruiyot and Eliud Kipchoge were named Kenya’s top athletes at an awards ceremony that rounded off a controversial but successful year for sports in the country. Cheruiyot, 33, a former world double 5,000m and 10,000m champion, warded off the challenge of Jemima …

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