Kenya's Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, the favourite to win the Berlin Marathon, duly did so today in wet conditions that effectively ruled out a world record in the German capital.
Dennis Kimetto’s men’s world marathon record of 2 hours 02min 57sec will be under extreme pressure with the convergence of three huge athletics talents in tomorrow’s Berlin Marathon - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, former world record holder Wilson Kipsang and the man with the second fastest marathon, plus a mountain of global track golds, to his name, Kenenisa Bekele.
Without wishing to sound perverse, I really hope this Sunday's (September 24) men's Berlin Marathon, which promises to be of historic quality, does not produce a world record.
Kenya’s Mary Keitany broke Paula Radcliffe’s women’s only world record at the Virgin Money London Marathon after front running to a time of 2 hours 17min 01 sec here today.
Mary Keitany is among the favourites to triumph in tomorrow’s Virgin Money London Marathon women’s race, with the Kenyan believing the women's only world record could be a possibility.
Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele has expressed his intention to break the world record when he contests the Dubai Marathon tomorrow.
Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele is set to compete at this year's Virgin Money London Marathon after the start list for the elite men's race was revealed today.
Nike have unveiled an ambitious new project designed to achieve the "impossible" time of a sub two-hour marathon in 2017.
Double Olympic champion Haile Gebrselassie has succeeded in his aim of becoming President of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) following an election in Addis Ababa.
Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele won the Berlin Marathon today with the second quickest time in history but was left disappointed that he did not add another world record to his collection.
Bekele “deeply disappointed” at omission from Rio team by selectors who “know nothing about athletics”
Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopia’s triple Olympic champion, has reacted angrily to being omitted from the team for next month’s Rio Olympics, claiming that members of his National Federation “know nothing about athletics.”
Double Olympic gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie led a group of athletes and coaches which descended on the Ethiopia Athletics Federation (EAF) headquarters in protest against their Rio 2016 selection policy.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge missed the world record by just eight seconds in a thrilling London Marathon here today after team-mate Jemima Sumgong recovered from a heavy fall to claim victory in the women's race.