Team-mates of Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong have condemned her after she failed an out-of-competition drugs test.
Kenya's Olympic champion Jemima Sumgong will defend her Virgin Money London Marathon title on April 23 as she leads "one of the strongest women’s fields ever assembled for a major city marathon" according to organisers.
Jemima Sumgong delivered Kenya its first Olympic women’s Marathon title in scorching conditions as she clocked 2hr 24min 04sec at the Sambodromo, home to the world-famous Carnival parade - and according to her the result was never in doubt.
Ethiopia’s Tigist Tufa will bid to defend her Virgin Money London Marathon when she takes to the start line of the 2016 race on April 24.
Eliud Kipchoge and Mare Dibaba are the two stars to be nominated for the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athlete of the Year award in the road running category.