Posts Tagged Track and field

Agent: Chicago Marathon champion fails doping test

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — The agent for Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo says the Kenyan runner has failed a doping test.

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Agent says Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has failed a doping test

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Agent says Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has failed a doping test.

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Marathon Majors ceremony postponed by doping rumor

LONDON (AP) — The World Marathon Majors series says it has postponed Sunday’s awards ceremony because of reports that Kenyan runner Rita Jeptoo has tested positive for doping.

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Bratton: No credible threats against NYC Marathon

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio, left, and police commissioner Bill Bratton talk during a news conference in New York, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. The NYC Marathon will be run on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — There are no credible threats against this weekend’s New York City Marathon, Police Commissioner William Bratton said Thursday.

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Wozniacki confident she can finish NYC Marathon

Professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki talks during a news conference, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in New York. The Danish tennis star, formerly top-ranked in the world,  will run the New York City Marathon, Sunday, Nov. 2, to raise funds for the New York Road Runners Team for Kids charity, which promotes youth running. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki started having nightmares of being rolled off the New York City Marathon course in a wheelchair.

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