ARTICLES RELATING TO BOSTON MARATHON

Boston Marathon postponed due to coronavirus

2020-03-14 21:01

The 124th Boston Marathon, scheduled for 20 April, has been postponed to 14 September due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak

Degefa wins women's Boston Marathon

2019-04-15 18:10

Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa powered to victory in the women's elite race at the Boston Marathon, leading almost from start to finish to clinch the biggest win of her career.

Boston Marathon winner Kawauchi to quit his day job

2018-04-19 12:23

The Japanese high school clerk who sensationally won the Boston Marathon despite having neither a coach nor a sponsor is packing in his day job and turning pro.

SA road stars shine over long weekend

2017-04-18 13:41

South African road runners dominated a long weekend packed with fine performances, as they turned out in various contests around the world.

Ethiopia sweep at Boston Marathon

2016-04-18 19:04

Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa led an Ethiopian clean sweep at the Boston Marathon with victory in the men's and women's races.

Desisa wins Boston Marathon

2015-04-20 19:00

Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa and Kenya's Caroline Rotich were the top male and female finishers at the Boston Marathon.

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.

Van Dyk praised by SASCOC

2014-04-22 13:41

SASCOC has heaped praise on wheelchair racer Ernst van Dyk who made history when he won the Boston Marathon for a 10th time.

Van Dyk makes Boston history

2014-04-21 17:30

South Africa's Ernst van Dyk has won the men's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon for a record 10th time.

 

Cherono triumphs in Boston Marathon thriller

2019-04-16 07:00

Kenya's Lawrence Cherono sprinted to victory in the Boston Marathon, overhauling Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa in the closing metres to claim a superb win.

Van Dyk finishes 5th at Boston Marathon

2019-04-15 16:59

South Africa's Ernst van Dyk, a 10-time winner of the Boston Marathon Pushrim Wheelchair event, has finished fifth at the 2019 edition of the famous race.

Kawauchi, Linden win landmark Boston Marathon titles

2018-04-16 19:30

Desiree Linden became the first American woman since 1985 to win the Boston Marathon while Japan's Yuki Kawauchi captured another marathon victory.

Boston Marathon bombing amputee tops mountain

2016-07-26 12:15

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet can check mountaineering off her bucket list.

Venezuelan finishes Boston marathon 20 hours later!

2015-04-21 16:00

An inspirational Venezuelan man has become the last finisher of the Boston Marathon.

Hug denies Van Dyk 11th Boston title

2015-04-20 17:25

Marcel Hug of Switzerland has deprived South Africa's Ernst van Dyk of an 11th Boston Marathon wheelchair title.

April to fly SA flag in Boston

2015-01-21 08:42

South African runner Lusapho April has been named in the 20-man field for the elite line-up for the Boston Marathon.

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See all the best pics of Ernst Van Dyk's historic 10th win at the Boston Marathon.

See all the best pics of Ernst Van Dyk's historic 10th win at the Boston Marathon.

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Boston under tight security

2014-04-21 11:45

More runners and more police are expected for first Boston Marathon after the bombings which rocked last year's event.

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