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Cherono Takes Boston Marathon Title in a Dramatic Sprint Finish
Kenya's Lawrence Cherono beats Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa in a sprint finish to win 2019 Bosotn Marathon in 2:07:57. “To me it is something amazing,” said the 30-year-old ...
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Edward Cheserek Equalls IAAF Road 5km World Record in Carlsbad
Kenya's Edward Cheserek clocked 13:29 and tied Julian Wanders  IAAF 5km road record but missed the course record by 29 seconds at the annual Carlsbad 5000 road race on Sunday, April 7. The Carlsbad 5000 curse record which is also the fastest 5km on the roads remains at 13:00 set by Kenyan Sammy Kipketer in 2000.
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• ASHER-SMITH, TA LOU AND GULIYEV HEADLINE CLASSY 200M LINE-UPS IN DOHA

Triple European champion Dina Asher-Smith and reigning world and European champion Ramil Guliyev will both launch their seasons in earnest over 200m in the Doha Diamond League on 3 May. Asher-Smith won gold medals in the 100m, 200m and the 4x100m relay at the European Championships. Guliyev held off world 400m record-holder van Niekerk to clinch the world title over 200m in London 2017.

April 19, 2019 See More on: IAAF.ORG

• Olympic silver medallist who finished 2nd to Caster Semenya also has testosterone condition

Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi, who won silver medals behind Semenya in the 800m at the 2016 Olympics and 2017 world championships, said in an interview that she has hyperandrogenism. "I didn't choose to be born like this. What am I? I'm created by god. So, [if] someone has more questions about it, maybe [they] can ask god. I love myself. I will still be Francine. I will not change."

April 18, 2019 See More on: CBC Sports

• Tirunesh Dibaba withdraws from 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon

Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba has withdrawn from the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon for personal reasons. The three-time Olympic champion and current 5,000m world record holder was second in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon when she set a personal best (PB) of 2:17:56, making her the fifth fastest female marathon runner in history. 

 

    April 17, 2019 See More on: London Marathon

    • Ethiopians Abrha Milaw and Gelete Burka Claim Paris Marathon Titles

    Abrha Milaw and Gelete Burka respectively won the men's and women's elite races at the 2019 Paris Marathon on Sunday. Milaw clocked a time of 2:07:05, 20 seconds ahead of Asefa Mangitsu, while Burka won the 43rd edition of the race in the French capital with a time of 2:22:47.  Paul Lonyangata of Kenya was attempting to win his 3rd consecutive Paris Marathon, however, he had to settle for third in 2:07:29.

    April 14, 2019 See More on: Watch Athletics

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