Posts Tagged Kenya

Doping cases cast shadow on Kenya rivalry in London Marathon

Elite Kenyan athletes Wilson Kipsang, left, and Dennis Kimetto, right, who will compete in the London Marathon, pose for the media near Tower Bridge in London, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Kipsang and Kimetto, both marathon world record breakers will compete head-to-head for the first time in the 35th London Marathon which will take place on Sunday April 26. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — With a field that features five of the seven fastest men’s marathoners in history, Sunday’s race in London shapes up as a showcase of Kenyan distance running.

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Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women’s race

Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line to win the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Lelisa Desisa ran through the rain to earn a second Boston Marathon victory and his first chance to enjoy it.

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