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Letesenbet Gidey, Joshua Cheptegei smash long-distance world records in Valencia
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Letesenbet Gidey, Joshua Cheptegei smash long-distance world records in Valencia

Gidey put up the run of her short career a year after taking 10,000m silver at the world athletics championships in Doha.

Ethiopia's 'town of runners' strives to outpace coronavirus as excitement for Bekele-Kipchoge showdown bubbles over
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Ethiopia's 'town of runners' strives to outpace coronavirus as excitement for Bekele-Kipchoge showdown bubbles over

On Sunday, Ethiopia's five-time world champion Kenenisa Bekele - a winner of three Olympic golds - will face off against Kenyan icon and marathon world record-holder Eliud Kipchoge in the London Marathon, and Bekele's hometown Bekoji is ready to cheer for its greatest son.

Eliud Kipchoge interview: 'It’s still my legs that are doing the running, not the shoe'
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Eliud Kipchoge interview: 'It’s still my legs that are doing the running, not the shoe'

In this interview with Firstpost, marathon running legend Eliud Kipchoge talks about the shoe controversy, running at the London Marathon this year, and running an actual marathon under the two-hour mark.

Coronavirus Outbreak: TCS World 10K Bengaluru run to take place on 13 September, confirm race promoters
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Coronavirus Outbreak: TCS World 10K Bengaluru run to take place on 13 September, confirm race promoters

The 13th edition of Tata Consultancy Services World 10K Bengaluru will take place on 13 September, the race promoters said on Friday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: TCS World 10K Bengaluru latest sporting event to get postponed due to COVID-19 crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: TCS World 10K Bengaluru latest sporting event to get postponed due to COVID-19 crisis

The 13th edition of Tata Consultancy Services World 10K Bengaluru scheduled to take place on 17 May, was on Thursday postponed in view of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic, the race promoters said.

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to flag off Kolkata Full Marathon on Sunday
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Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to flag off Kolkata Full Marathon on Sunday

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will flag off the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Full Marathon which promises to bring in 12,000 runners for the annual sporting event in Kolkata this Sunday.

Mumbai Marathon 2020: Cosmas Lagat eyes back-to-back men's titles; Worknesh Alemu heads strong women's field
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Mumbai Marathon 2020: Cosmas Lagat eyes back-to-back men's titles; Worknesh Alemu heads strong women's field

Defending champions Cosmas Lagat and Worknesh Alemu will return to the Tata Mumbai Marathon to defend their titles at the prestigious IAAF Gold Label Road Race which is set to be the strongest marathon ever to be staged in the country.

Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor smashes men's half marathon world record to blaze to victory at Copenhagen
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Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor smashes men's half marathon world record to blaze to victory at Copenhagen

Geoffrey Kamworor sliced 17 seconds off the world record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday as he won in 58min 01sec.

British Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has no regrets on calling time on glittering track career
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British Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has no regrets on calling time on glittering track career

Mo Farah will race his last 10,000m on the IAAF circuit at the Golden Spike meet in the northeastern Czech city of Ostrava on Wednesday.