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Tufa is 1st Ethiopian winner of London Marathon in 14 years

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya celebrates after winning the Men's race in the 35th London Marathon, Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang.

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Tearful Tony McCoy denied victories in final races of career

Jockey Tony McCoy parades Box Office in front of the grandstand following the last race of his career, at Sandown Park racecourse, London, Saturday, April 25, 2015. McCoy retires Saturday after being champion jump jockey for 20 consecutive years. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

ESHER, England (AP) — Surrounded by an 18,000-capacity crowd at Sandown Park racecourse, Tony McCoy pulled down his goggles to mask the tears.

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Watford back in Premier League after 8-year absence

WATFORD, England (AP) — Watford sealed its return to the Premier League after an eight-year absence after winning on Saturday and seeing its promotion rivals stumble in England’s second tier.

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Tottenham could share new stadium with NFL team

LONDON (AP) — Wembley Stadium may not be the only London venue in the NFL’s future.

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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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