London marathon

Former London marathon winner Daniel Wanjiru gets four-year ban

Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru, the 2017 London Marathon winner, has been banned for four years due to an Athlete Biological Passport violation, the sport`s independent Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said.

Oct 15, 2020, 15:28 PM IST

Decision on staging London Marathon 2020 delayed until next month

The event, originally scheduled for April 26, was postponed to October 4 after the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the international sporting calendar in March.

Jul 27, 2020, 22:40 PM IST

India's Nitendra Singh Rawat finishes 27th in London Marathon

Rawat, who has qualified for the World Championships to be held in Doha in September-October, clocked 2 hours 15 minutes and 59 seconds to take the 27th spot. 

Apr 28, 2019, 20:08 PM IST

Defending champion Eliud Kipchoge to run 2019 London Marathon, faces Mo Farah test

Kipchoge made it three wins from as many appearances at the London Marathon last year, finishing more than two minutes clear of European record holder Farah.

Jan 14, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

Eliud Kipchoge wins London marathon, Mo Farah breaks British record

Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the third time on Sunday, with Mo Farah breaking the British record as he finished third, while there was a surprise victory for Vivian Cheruiyot in the women’s race.

Apr 22, 2018, 20:45 PM IST

Watch: How this British Olympic gold medallist was racially harassed at a German airport

The decorated athlete posted pictures and self-shot videos on his twitter platform, showing how the security at the airport misbehaved with him.

Mar 07, 2018, 19:14 PM IST

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!

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

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

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

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

 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

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

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 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

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

 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 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