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Coronavirus pandemic-delayed Boston Marathon field set for 20,000, announce organisers
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Coronavirus pandemic-delayed Boston Marathon field set for 20,000, announce organisers

More than 30,000 runners had signed up for the 2020 race, which was first postponed and then cancelled because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Boston Marathon next year won't take place during traditional April weekend slot
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Boston Marathon next year won't take place during traditional April weekend slot

About six months before the scheduled 19 April date, the Boston Athletic Association said it was postponing next year's race until "at least the fall of 2021"

US appeals court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence; 'just don't understand', says victim's mother
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US appeals court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence; 'just don't understand', says victim's mother

The attacker will spend his remaining days in prison, with the only matter remaining being whether he will die by execution, a judge wrote in the ruling

Boston Marathon cancelled for first time in its 124-year history; 2021 edition slated for 19 April
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Boston Marathon cancelled for first time in its 124-year history; 2021 edition slated for 19 April

The Boston Marathon, originally scheduled for 20 April, was initially postponed in March and rescheduled for 14 September

Coronavirus Outbreak: From Hopkinton to Boston, absence of marathons being seen and acutely felt in the US
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Coronavirus Outbreak: From Hopkinton to Boston, absence of marathons being seen and acutely felt in the US

Last month, as Americans began to isolate indoors and one sporting event after another was cancelled, the Boston Athletic Association sacrificed its spring start in the hopes of keeping its 124-year tradition alive.

Coronavirus pandemic: Boston Marathon postponed till 14 September in wake of COVID-19 tensions
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Coronavirus pandemic: Boston Marathon postponed till 14 September in wake of COVID-19 tensions

The Boston Athletic Association, which oversees the marathon, had held off deciding the fate of the 20 April race even as other high-profile sporting events were cancelled or postponed around the globe.

Boston Marathon 2019: Lawrence Cherono sprints to victory in thrilling win; Worknesh Degefa claims women's title
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Boston Marathon 2019: Lawrence Cherono sprints to victory in thrilling win; Worknesh Degefa claims women's title

But although Kiplagat steadily chipped away at Degefa's lead, narrowing the gap to around one minute with a couple of miles to go, Degefa never looked in danger of being overhauled

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Kenya's Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui clinches gold in men's marathon
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Kenya's Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui clinches gold in men's marathon

Kirui, this season's Boston marathon winner, clocked 2:08:27 for gold, 1 minute 22 seconds ahead of Ethiopian rival Tamirat Tola

Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment August nominees: Kathrine Switzer's run for rights
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Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment August nominees: Kathrine Switzer's run for rights

One of the nominees for the Laureus Awards for 'Best Sporting Moment of the Year' is the inspiring tale of Kathrine Switzer, who became one of the most iconic leaders for women's rights movement all over the world in 1967 after she officially completed the then all-male Boston Marathon.

Patriot's Day movie review: A refreshingly non-jingoistic take on Boston Marathon bombing
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Patriot's Day movie review: A refreshingly non-jingoistic take on Boston Marathon bombing

It’s not entirely clear how true to life the investigation represented in Patriot's Day is, but the execution is fairly thrilling as the massive manhunt for the terrorists kicks into gear.

Former Boston Marathon winner Lidiya Grigoryeva faces doping ban
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Former Boston Marathon winner Lidiya Grigoryeva faces doping ban

Former Boston Marathon winner Lidiya Grigoryeva has been banned for two-and-a-half years years for doping.

Kenyan politician, Wesley Korir readies to run in Olympic marathon
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Kenyan politician, Wesley Korir readies to run in Olympic marathon

Dawn comes misty and cold on the steep sides of the Nyaru escarpment as Kenya's Olympic men's marathon team begin their training run, a line-up of veteran athletes including a current lawmaker.

Tsarnaev's classmates to premiere film 'Jahar' based on the Boston Marathon bomber
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Tsarnaev's classmates to premiere film 'Jahar' based on the Boston Marathon bomber

The film is written by Henry Hayes and Zolan Kanno-Youngs — classmates of Tsarnaev's at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School

Blasts, manhunt, trial, healing: Boston's longest marathon two years on
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Blasts, manhunt, trial, healing: Boston's longest marathon two years on

After covering 25 Boston Marathons, he knew the drill. He then hustled to the press area to edit these photos and transmit them to the world so he could hurry back to capture the unpredictable but always memorable next part of this carefree rite of spring.

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev sentenced to death for 2013 attack
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Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev sentenced to death for 2013 attack

After deliberating for 15 hours, the federal jury chose death by lethal injection for Tsarnaev, 21, over its only other option: life in prison without possibility of release.

Two years on, Boston Marathon survivor finishes race with prosthetic leg
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Two years on, Boston Marathon survivor finishes race with prosthetic leg

Rebekah Gregory finished the Boston Marathon, two years after she lost a leg in the deadly attacks of bombing.

US appeals court rules that trial of marathon bombing suspect can stay in Boston
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US appeals court rules that trial of marathon bombing suspect can stay in Boston

The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can stay in Massachusetts, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.

Jury's makeup essential in Boston Marathon case
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Jury's makeup essential in Boston Marathon case

The question of whether Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev receives a death sentence will be all but decided during jury selection which is now under way.

Thousands run Boston Marathon in show of defiance
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Thousands run Boston Marathon in show of defiance

Running amid mid heavy security that included a battery of surveillance cameras and police officers on rooftops, Eritrean-born Meb Keflezighi dominated the field

Photos: One year after bombing, thousands run Boston Marathon
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Photos: One year after bombing, thousands run Boston Marathon

Nearly 32,000 runners hit the streets in the first Boston Marathon since last year's deadly bombing, sending a powerful message of resilience amid heavy security that included a battery of surveillance cameras and police officers on rooftops.