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News12 Sep 2018

Kiprotich targets fast time in Toronto

Over its decades-long history, the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has been graced by some of the world’s greatest marathoners, but never an Olympic champion. That will all change on 21 October when Uganda’s Stephen Kiprotich will race in this IAAF Gold Label event.

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Press Release25 Mar 2017

IAAF/LOC press conference highlights – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

On the eve of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017, some of the world’s top middle and long distance runners joined IAAF President Sebastian Coe, dignitaries from the Local Organising Committee and IAAF Ambassadors Paul Tergat and Tegla Loroupe at the pre-event press conference at the Sheraton Hotel in central Kampala on Saturday (25).

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Series24 Mar 2017

World Cross memories – Stephen Kiprotich

Stephen Kiprotich may be better known for his accomplishments on the road, but the Ugandan distance running star has cross country in his blood.

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News13 Mar 2017

Toroitich to lead Ugandan squad in Kampala

Timothy Toroitich will be captaining the host nation's squad at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on 26 March, the Ugandan Athletics Federation announced.

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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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Previews26 Feb 2016

World Marathon Majors titles and Olympic selection at stake in Tokyo

Japanese men will be aiming for Olympic team selection at the Tokyo Marathon, while the international athletes will have one eye on securing the Abbott World Marathon Majors title at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (28).

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News21 Jan 2016

Mutai, Kiprotich and Kiplagat lead Tokyo Marathon fields

Stephen Kiprotich, Abel Kirui and Edna Kiplagat – all of whom have won two global titles each – are among the top athletes set to compete at the Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 28 February.

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Previews19 Jun 2015

Kipsang, Kiprotich and Keitany the headline acts at Olomouc Half Marathon

Two of the world’s best distance runners will face each other over the 13.1 miles for the first time at the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon as Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich takes on former world marathon record-holder Wilson Kipsang at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race Saturday (19).

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Report22 Feb 2015

Ethiopian duo Negesse and Dibaba win at the 2015 Tokyo Marathon

Ethiopian runners Endeshaw Negesse and Berhane Dibaba took the honours at the 2015 Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, winning in 2:06:00 and 2:23:15 respectively on Sunday (22).

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Previews20 Feb 2015

Japanese all-comers’ record under threat at Tokyo Marathon

The ninth edition of the Tokyo Marathon will be contested on Sunday (22) with both Olympic champions on the startline of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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News27 Nov 2014

Olympic champions Kiprotich and Gelana confimed for Tokyo

Both of the Olympic marathon champions, Stephen Kiprotich and Tiki Gelana, will be heading to the 2015 Tokyo Marathon on 22 February, the organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race confirmed on Thursday (27).

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Previews31 Oct 2014

Mutai faces Kipsang, while Keitany and Kiplagat clash in New York

Up until this year’s Berlin Marathon, Geoffrey Mutai and Wilson Kipsang were the two men with claims on being the fastest marathoners in the world; Mutai by virtue of his un-ratifiable 2:03:02 course record in Boston in 2011, Kipsang by virtue of holding the ratified world record of 2:03:23 from the 2013 Berlin marathon.

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