Injured Bekele out of London

2015-03-16 19:11

Ethiopian distance-running great Kenenisa Bekele has pulled out of the London Marathon because of an Achilles tendon injury.

Irvette, Ernst shine in London

2013-04-21 13:49

Irvette van Zyl has improved her personal best at the London Marathon while Ernst van Dyk finished third in the wheelchair race.

Runners to honour bomb victims

2013-04-21 09:59

Runners at the London Marathon will wear black ribbons to honour the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

London Marathon ups security

2013-04-17 22:31

Organisers of the London Marathon say extra police would be deployed in the wake of the devastating fatal bombings in Boston.

Marathon record in London?

2013-03-22 14:30

Kenya's top marathon runners say the men's world record has every chance of going down on the streets of London next month.

Van Blerk clinches Games spot

2012-04-22 13:24

SA will have full-strength men's and women's marathon teams at the Olympics after Irvette van Blerk snatched the last place available.

Back-to-back wins for Keitany

2012-04-22 13:00

Mary Keitany successfully defended her London Marathon title as Kenya swept the podium places in the women's race.

UK attracts record crowds

2011-08-05 13:35

According to analysis by PwC, 2011 has been a record year for total attendances at the UK’s biggest annual sporting events.

Kebede ends Kenyans' run

2010-04-25 14:33

Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia, last year's runner-up, has won the London Marathon to end Kenya's six-year grip on the race.


IAAF plan doping crackdown

2015-02-17 15:20

Athletics global governing body is to launch a doping crackdown on elite marathon runners after recent scandals.

Kebede wins London Marathon

2013-04-21 13:29

Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia has triumphed in the men's race at the London Marathon to win the event for a second time.

Irvette targets career best

2013-04-20 14:14

Irvette van Zyl has only one thing on her mind ahead of the London Marathon - setting a new personal best.

London Marathon to go ahead

2013-04-16 07:50

Race organisers say the London Marathon will go ahead despite the death of at least three people at the Boston Marathon.

Schabort upstages Van Dyk

2012-04-22 14:03

Former SA star Krige Schabort has finished third in the men's wheelchair race at the London Marathon, with Ernst van Dyk in 10th.

Kipsang wins London Marathon

2012-04-22 13:10

Wilson Kipsang has coasted to victory in the London Marathon, more than two minutes ahead of countryman Martin Lel.

Kalmer to get feel for Olympics

2012-04-16 15:59

SA's distance runner Rene Kalmer believes her participation in the London Marathon will stand her in good stead for the Olympics.

Kenyans on top in London

2011-04-17 13:45

Kenya's Emmanuel Mutai won the London Marathon in a record time, while compatriot Mary Keitany triumphed in the women's race.

Stars finally arrive in London

2010-04-24 08:18

London Marathon organisers pulled out all the stops to get their star names to the event after travel disruptions caused chaos.

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