London marathon

Record number UK MPs to run London Marathon

At least 16 members from the British Parliament will run in this year's London Marathon, smashing all previous records for MPs' entries, organisers said on Wednesday.

Apr 12, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
Watch: Tim Peake's special message for London Marathon runners!

Watch: Tim Peake's special message for London Marathon runners!

After US astronaut Sunita Williams participated in the 2007 Boston Marathon, it will be the second space marathon.

Apr 23, 2016, 19:41 PM IST
Tim Peake all set to run London Marathon from space

Tim Peake all set to run London Marathon from space

The 44-year-old says that he does not want to set a personal record but at the the same time is happy that he had plenty of time to get a know-how about the International Space Station treadmill.

Apr 14, 2016, 23:47 PM IST
This astronaut will run London marathon in space

This astronaut will run London marathon in space

A British astronaut will attempt to run a digital version of the London Marathon in space.

Dec 05, 2015, 10:13 AM IST
Paula Radcliffe claims test results prove her innocence in doping storm

Paula Radcliffe claims test results prove her innocence in doping storm

Women`s marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe insists blood test results released on Thursday prove she is not guilty of doping.

Sep 11, 2015, 06:48 AM IST
Paula Radcliffe likens pressure to release blood data to abuse

Paula Radcliffe likens pressure to release blood data to abuse

 Women`s marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe says the pressure being put on her to release her blood test data is "almost abuse".

Sep 10, 2015, 15:49 PM IST
Paula Radcliffe denies `devastating` doping links

Paula Radcliffe denies `devastating` doping links

British long-distance runner Paula Radcliffe said on Tuesday she was "devastated" to have been linked to blood doping allegations during an investigation by British lawmakers.

Sep 08, 2015, 23:17 PM IST

Liliya Shobukhova life ban stays for marathon series despite WADA ruling

Liliya Shobukhova will still be excluded for life from all the world`s major marathons despite a reduction in her doping ban from WADA on Monday.

Aug 25, 2015, 09:20 AM IST

Kiran Gandhi's free-bleeding act ignites global awareness on menstruation

Indian-origin Kiran Gandhi, a Harvard Business School graduate and a professional drummer, said the silence about the subject has to end, and she was happy to have started “a global conversation online” on periods.

Aug 20, 2015, 16:01 PM IST
London Marathon at centre of fresh doping claims

London Marathon at centre of fresh doping claims

Seven London Marathon winners in 12 years have recorded blood level results which suggested they may have been doping, the Sunday Times newspaper reported in the latest set of allegations to have rocked athletics.

Aug 09, 2015, 18:19 PM IST
Paula Radcliffe's emotional athletics farewell ends in tears

Paula Radcliffe's emotional athletics farewell ends in tears

Paula Radcliffe struggled to hold back the tears as she tore down the Mall in front of her adoring fans for the final time at the London Marathon on Sunday, bringing down the curtain on the glittering career of one of the great distance runners.

Apr 26, 2015, 22:41 PM IST
Eliud Kipchoge wins fierce London battle with Wilson Kipsang

Eliud Kipchoge wins fierce London battle with Wilson Kipsang

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge got the better of compatriot and defending champion Wilson Kipsang in a fierce battle over the closing miles to win the London Marathon by five seconds on Sunday with world record holder Dennis Kimetto third.

Apr 26, 2015, 20:07 PM IST
Tigist Tufa wins women`s London Marathon

Tigist Tufa wins women`s London Marathon

 Ethiopia`s Tigist Tufa won the women`s London Marathon on Sunday in an unofficial time of two hours, 23 minutes and 22 seconds.

Apr 26, 2015, 17:13 PM IST
Record numbers to run 35th London Marathon

Record numbers to run 35th London Marathon

 Record numbers are expected to run the 2015 London Marathon on Sunday as more than 38,000 registered for the race, organisers said.

Apr 26, 2015, 13:40 PM IST
Geoffrey Mutai eyes missing London title, Paula Radcliffe says farewell

Geoffrey Mutai eyes missing London title, Paula Radcliffe says farewell

Kenya`s Geoffrey Mutai has vowed to finally add the London Marathon title to his honours on Sunday, while three-time winner Paula Radcliffe prepares to bid a tearful farewell to the event.

Apr 25, 2015, 08:54 AM IST
Paul Radcliffe ready to bow out

Paul Radcliffe ready to bow out

Paul Radcliffe said a conversation with her eight-year-old daughter convinced her she was doing the right thing in bowing out of the London Marathon.

Apr 23, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

Emmanuel Mutai to decide on Bbeijing Worlds after London Marathon

Berlin Marathon silver medallist Emmanuel Mutai said he will wait to see whether to race at the Beijing World Championships after he rates himself against the best at the London Marathon on April 26.

Apr 15, 2015, 16:12 PM IST
Paula Radcliffe set for London Marathon swansong

Paula Radcliffe set for London Marathon swansong

British world record-holder Paula Radcliffe will race her final marathon in London on April 26, organisers announced on Wednesday.

Jan 14, 2015, 18:51 PM IST
Training with passion is essence of winning: Paul Radcliffe

Training with passion is essence of winning: Paul Radcliffe

Train hard with passion and love -- this was legendary long-distance runner Paul Radcliffe's message as she cheered the participants of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon here on Sunday.

Nov 23, 2014, 14:02 PM IST
London Marathon raises record amounts for charity

London Marathon raises record amounts for charity

Runners at the London Marathon have raised almost half a billion dollars for charity in the last five years and continue to break fundraising records each year, sponsors Virgin Money announced on Wednesday.

Sep 17, 2014, 20:38 PM IST