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Series03 Aug 2019

Fab five: teenage winners at the World Championships

As we continue our countdown to the start of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, we look at a quintet of special athletes who defied age and logic to be crowned world champions in their teenage years.

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Previews03 Nov 2017

Keitany and Ghebreslassie ready for New York title defence

Can anyone stop Mary Keitany? That’s the chief question ahead of the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday (5), where the current queen of the marathon will seek to win a fourth straight title at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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News31 Aug 2017

Ghebreslassie joins Keitany to defend New York Marathon titles

Ghirmay Ghebreslassie of Eritrea and three-time defending women’s champion Mary Keitany of Kenya, will lead the international field at the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 5 November.

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Report06 Nov 2016

Keitany romps to third New York City Marathon crown, Ghebreslassie takes men’s win

Mary Keitany became the first woman this century to win three consecutive New York City Marathon titles on Sunday (5), winning the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in 2:24:26, a full 3:34 ahead of second place.

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Previews09 Aug 2016

Preview: men's marathon – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Many people’s favourite for the men’s marathon will inevitably be be Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge.

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News02 Feb 2016

Ghebreslassie looking to prove he's no 'flash in the pan' in Barcelona

Eritrea’s world marathon champion Ghirmay Ghebreslassie will try to take his personal best for the half marathon under one hour at the eDreams Mitja Marató de Barcelona on Sunday 14 February.

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News19 Jan 2016

Defending champion Kipchoge heads outstanding men's field for London Marathon

Last year's Virgin Money London Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge will take on 2014 champion Wilson Kipsang when the two Kenyans face each other in this year’s IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday 24 April, organisers announced on Tuesday (19).

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Series07 Sep 2015

Personal bests – Ghirmay Ghebreslassie

Ghirmay Ghebreslassie was a surprise winner of the men’s marathon title at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015. We chat to the Eritrean teenager to find out more about the gifted 19-year-old gold medallist.

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Feature22 Aug 2015

Eritrean teenager Ghebreslassie makes history in Beijing

Sixteen years after Haile Gebrselassie made history by becoming the first runner to win four world titles in the 10,000m, his near-namesake Ghirmay Ghebreslassie was in the spotlight in the opening competition of the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

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Report22 Aug 2015

Report: men’s marathon – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

In the end it was the day of Ghirmay Ghebreslassie. The teenager won Eritrea’s first World Championships gold medal, taking the men’s marathon title on a day when more favoured runners wilted in the sun.

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News21 Mar 2014

Facts, figures and who to watch in Copenhagen – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

With little more than a week to go to the 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in the Danish capital of Copenhagen on 29 March, we take a look at some of the key contenders, as well as some of the more interesting entrants.

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