'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.

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.


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.

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.

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