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Sunday Apr 13 | OregonLive.com

Oregon was well-represented Sunday in the London Marathon; Oregon track & field rundown

Mo Farah tries to catch his breath after finishing the London Marathon. Farah trains as part of the Portland-based Nike Oregon Project.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Summer Olympic, Olympic Track And Field, Sports

Sunday Apr 13 | Belfast Today

Mo Farah's marathon dreams shattered

Great Britain's Mo Farah after finishing in eighth place during the Virgin Money London Marathon on the Mall, London Temperatures in the late-teens made for a balmy 34th London Marathon - as crowd favourite Mo Farah came home in eighth place for his course debut.

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Related Topix: Marathon, Outdoor Recreation, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Sunday Apr 13 | Suria

Elite field awaits Farah in marathon debut

Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah makes his London Marathon debut on Sunday with the British record, rather than outright victory, in his sights.

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Sunday Apr 13 | Daily Mail

Mo Farah joins thousands of runners as he makes his debut in the London Marathon

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Sunday Apr 13 | New Vision

LIVE: Kiprotich at London Marathon

Can Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich reproduce the form that had him rising to Olympic and World Championship glory.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Monitor

Kip must lower his best time to stand chance in London

Should he win, Kiprotich could pocket up to $180,000 . A $55,000 winner's prize is already on the table and there are bonuses for all male runners who will finish with times under two hours 11 minutes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Stephen Kiprotich, Olympic Athletics, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Mo Farah

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

Little can be deduced from half measures

IT IS a measure of the exalted status of Mo Farah that he is being talked up as a potential British and even world record-breaker over a distance at which he is untried at tomorrow's Virgin Money London Marathon.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Independent

London Marathon 2014: Mo Farah's debut topped by brilliant Tirunesh Dibaba

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Tirunesh Dibaba, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kenenisa Bekele

BBC News

Why London Marathon will be Farah's toughest test

There is a standard protocol now when watching Mo Farah in big races: let him pick his way through the early skirmishes, wait for him to seize the lead just before the bell and then roar him home as the world's best distance runners flap and flutter in his slipstream.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Mo Farah, Summer Olympics, Paula Radcliffe, Stephen Kiprotich

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Gebrselassie worried about future of athletics

Surveying the state of the sport he dominated for so many years, running great Haile Gebrselassie sees a bleak future.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Independent

London Marathon 2014: Mo Farah's confidence intact despite his collapse in New York

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Fox 23

London Marathon Preview: Ethiopia, Kenya battle for supremacy

Defending champion Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia and world record holder Wilson Kipsang of Kenya headline the elite men's division field at the London Marathon on April 13. Kebede won the race in 2010, posting an impressive time of 2 hours, 6 minutes, 4 seconds, more that 29 seconds ahead of second-place finisher Emmanuel Mutai of Kenya.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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