Ethiopian long distance superstar Kenenisa Bekele will defend his BMW Berlin Marathon title on Sunday (26) in what will be his fourth appearance at the World Athletics Elite Platinum Label road race.
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Bekele back in Berlin and targeting third triumph

Ethiopian long distance superstar Kenenisa Bekele will defend his BMW Berlin Marathon title on Sunday (26) in what will be his fourth appearance at the World Athletics Elite Platinum Label road race.... Read More

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Big city marathon action returns later this week
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Elite Platinum Label marathons in numbers

Big city marathon action returns later this week... Read More

Kenyan running great Mary Keitany has announced her retirement after a stellar career
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World record-holder and seven-time World Marathon Majors winner Keitany retires

Kenyan running great Mary Keitany has announced her retirement after a stellar career... Read More

Twenty-six years after his record-breaking leap, Jonathan Edwards reflects on his 18.29m
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Edwards recalls world record-breaking triple jump

Twenty-six years after his record-breaking leap, Jonathan Edwards reflects on his 18.29m... Read More

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Bromell blasts to world-leading 9.76 in Nairobi

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Allen goes all-in with home World Championships on the horizon

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Athletics writer and statistician Watman dies

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The 2021 World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series concludes on Saturday (18) with the Kip Keino Classic in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Previews16 Sep 2021

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