Kosgei to defend women's London Marathon title

2020-01-13 14:20

Kenya's women's marathon world record holder Brigid Kosgei is to join her compatriot Eliud Kipchoge in defending their respective London Marathon titles.

Kipchoge wins London Marathon, Farah 5th

2019-04-28 20:30

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge stormed to a record-breaking fourth victory in the London Marathon with the second-fastest time ever seen over the distance.

London Marathon success would rival all my titles - Farah

2019-04-24 17:23

Mo Farah said winning the London Marathon would equate in terms of achievement with the four Olympic and six world track titles he won.

Farah faces tough examination in London Marathon

2018-04-21 08:01

Mo Farah had few peers in distance championship running but he may find a few better than him on the road in Sunday's London Marathon.

Keitany aiming for Radcliffe's marathon record in London

2018-01-25 16:19

Mary Keitany will run alongside male pacemakers in a bid to break Paula Radcliffe's longstanding women's world record at the London Marathon.

Ouch! Williams faces losing SIX toenails

2017-04-25 08:19

Former Wales wing Shane Williams faces losing up to SIX toenails after a painful London Marathon.

Officer dies running London Marathon

2016-04-25 15:09

A British Army officer has died after collapsing three miles short of the London Marathon finish line.

London Marathon at centre of doping claims

2015-08-09 13:06

Seven London Marathon winners in 12 years have recorded blood level results which suggested they may have been doping.

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.

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.


'Big Ben' runner gets stuck at London Marathon finish line

2019-04-29 13:43

A runner dressed as iconic landmark Big Ben covered 42.2km in Sunday's London Marathon - only to get stuck attempting to cross the finish line!

Kiptum out of London Marathon after biological passport ban

2019-04-26 21:55

Kenya's Abraham Kiptum, the world record holder in the half-marathon, was ruled out of the London Marathon after being provisionally suspended.

Farah bids for podium finish at London marathon

2018-04-17 19:00

British athletics great Mo Farah has admitted he faces an uphill task to win the London marathon.

'Mr Gorilla' nears London Marathon finish line

2017-04-28 21:51

The London Marathon started five days ago, and 'Mr Gorilla' is nearly done...

London Marathon's oldest runner still going strong

2017-04-19 16:02

Kenneth Jones is the oldest runner in this year's London Marathon. Read how an 83-year-old is planning to get the job done.

Kipchoge defends London Marathon title

2016-04-24 13:21

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya set a new course record in winning the London Marathon for the second straight year.

Africa hits jackpot at London Marathon

2015-04-26 13:38

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge won the men's race at the London Marathon while Tigist Tufa became the first Ethiopian woman in 14 years to win the event.

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.

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