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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Farah vows to return after tough London marathon debut

Mo Farah vowed not to abandon his marathon ambitions after a chastening transition from track to road on his competitive debut over 26.2 miles in London on Sunday.

Edna Kiplagat finally gets London Marathon win

Kenya`s Edna Kiplagat saw off compatriot Florence Kiplagat to win the women`s London Marathon on Sunday.

Kenya`s Kipsang sets London Marathon record

Kenya`s world record-holder Wilson Kipsang won the men`s London Marathon in a new unofficial course record of two hours, four minutes and 27 seconds on Sunday.

Virtual reality opens London Marathon to all

"You`re virtually there" is a common shout of encouragement to ailing runners in the London marathon but thanks to a new "interactive 3D experience" athletes the world over will be able to navigate the course from the comfort of their own treadmill.

Kipsang hopes to beat world marathon record in London

World record holder Wilson Kipsang has said he is in better form for Sunday`s London Marathon than last year when he broke the world record mark in Berlin.

Olympic race ace Mo Farah vows to win next week`s London Marathon

Olympic champion racer Mo Farah has reportedly vowed to win the London Marathon next week and then celebrate by doing his famous Mobot.

Athens Olympics demonstrator barred from London Marathon

Confession may be good for the soul but the former Irish priest who dramatically disrupted the closing stages of the 2004 Athens Olympic marathon has been barred from running in next month`s London Marathon.