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  1. Kipchoge wins his 1st London Marathon in Kenyan top 4Read the original story

    11 min ago | KTMF

    Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang. Kipchoge, a former world 5,000-meter champion, completed the 26.2-mile route in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 42 seconds in overcast conditions in the British capital.

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  2. Chinese unranked paddler Mu Zi expects to shine in SuzhouRead the original story

    11 min ago | Xinhuanet

    China's Mu Zi hopes to shine, while keeping a low key after two qualification wins at the 53rd World Table Tennis Championships here on Sunday. Unranked Mu was the only player of the Chinese team that fought for a berth of last 128 though qualifications.

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  3. First FIVB title for Canada's Broder/Valjas at beach volleyball Fuzhou OpenRead the original story

    12 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Jamie Lyn Broder/Kristina Valjas from Canada defied the odds to win the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open here on Sunday. Broder/Valjas appeared anything but underdogs on the final day of competition at the FIVB season opener.

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  4. London Marathon 2015: Emotional Paula Radcliffe posts 2:36.55 time in her final competitive raceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The greatest female marathon runner in Great British history Paula Radcliffe bid an emotional goodbye to the London Marathon by posting a time of 2:36.55.

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  5. How a Generation of Aussie Ballers Established Themselves in the NBARead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | BleacherReport

    San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills does not spend time idly. He does things with a purpose, and when no purpose readily presents itself, he gets a little antsy.

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  6. More Read the original story

    35 min ago | WICU12 Erie

    Women's world record holder Paula Radcliffe bade an emotional farewell to the London Marathon Sunday -- the event where she set her phenomenal best time back in 2003. The 41-year-old Radcliffe, plagued by injuries in recent years, had vowed to pound the 42km course around Britain's capital city just one more time and was good to her word.

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  7. Kipchoge takes London titleRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Sporting Life

    Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge won the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday while Ethiopia's Tigist Tufa won the women's race. Eliud Kipchoge won a titanic tussle with fellow Kenyan Wilson Kipsang to end his compatriot's reign as Virgin Money London Marathon champion on Sunday.

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  8. Paula Radcliffe ends illustrious marathon career with 'emotional' run in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    PFA TEAM OF THE YEAR: Kane beats Aguero, Giroud and more to lead the line while Cahill is one of SIX Chelsea stars picked by fellow pros The battle for Bale: Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City in three-way fight for A 75m deal as Real eye sale to free up space for Reus Henry: Fabregas will be wearing the blue shirt of Chelsea... but in my eyes he will always be an Arsenal player Manchester United can win the title next season with a couple of buys and tweaks, says legend Van der Sar I'll fight Fury next... in England! Klitschko reveals Tyson will get his big chance after heavyweight champion struggles to beat Jennings Mayweather is the 'thug king' of boxing who claims to be The Best Ever... dislike Mr Money all you like but in the ring he is close to genius London Welsh bad-boy Hala'ufia tackles streaker to the ground before being sent off for slamming opponent's head into ... (more)

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  9. Paula Radcliffe completed the London Marathon in an unofficial time of 2hrs 36mins 55secsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | York Press

    A smiling Paula Radcliffe brought the curtain down on her glorious career on Sunday as she raced the Virgin Money London Marathon for a final time. The 41-year-old returned to the scene of her greatest triumph - her staggering world record of two hours 15 minutes 25 seconds set on the streets of the capital in 2003 - to bid an emotional farewell to competitive marathon running.

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  10. Athletics: Stowers shocks Harper-Nelson in Drake Relays 100 hurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    Jasmin Stowers defied cold, wet conditions to win the women's 100m hurdles at the Drake Relays on Saturday in a 2015 world leading 12.40sec, surprising former Olympic champion Dawn Harper-Nelson. Stowers eclipsed the previous meet record of 12.58sec set by Kristi Castlin last year, cruising over the last two hurdles to leave 2008 Olympic gold medalist Harper Nelson second in 12.71.

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  11. Kristina Cook riding Miners Frolic in the Eventing as Team&IndivRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Horse and Hound

    The FEI is looking into amendments to the sport, to fall into line with the International Olympic Committee's 2020 Agenda on creating "attractive, modern, TV- and spectator-friendly sports". And while eventers are not averse to the idea of modernisation, leading riders said that a "drastic overhaul" is not needed .

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  12. African runners achieve London Marathon clean sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Namibian

    CORRUPTION Commission, it might be that 177 complaints were baseless last year. But you have a legal duty to provide the reasons to complainants in writing.

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  13. Athletics: Kenya's Kipchoge adds London Marathon title to collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times of Oman

    Kenyan elite runner Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line to win the men's 2015 London Marathon in central London. Photo - AFP London: Eliud Kipchoge led a Kenyan clean sweep of the podium places as he won the men's London Marathon on Sunday in an unofficial time of two hours, four minutes and 41 seconds.

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  14. Athletics - Kipchoge wins London Marathon men's aRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge got the better of compatriot and defending champion Wilson Kipsang to win the London Marathon by five seconds on Sunday with world record holder Dennis Kimetto third. Kipchoge, a former world champion at 5,000 metres, and Kipsang broke clear in the closing stages after a blistering race but it was Kipchoge who finished with a decisive burst of speed to win in 2:04.42.

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  15. Bridgwater cancer patient to take part in transplant gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This is The West Country

    A CANCER patient from Bridgwater whose life was saved thanks to a bone marrow transplant is now gearing up to compete in the British Transplant Games for the second consecutive year. He will be travelling to Newcastle in July to compete in the Olympic-style event as part of Team Anthony Nolan.

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  16. Eliud Kipchoge, Tigist Tufa win London MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ESPN

    ... from him for cheating during his cycling career. A year after blasting organizers for delays, leaders of summer Olympic sports praised Brazil on Wednesday for getting preparations back on track for next year's games in Rio de Janeiro. Marius Vizer ...

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  17. Kipchoge, Tufa win London MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ESPN

    Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang. Kenyan Dennis Kimetto is the fastest man ever over 26.2 miles, setting a men's marathon world record of 2 hours, 2 minutes, 57 seconds at the 2014 Berlin Marathon .

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  18. 2015 NHRA: Massey, Beckman And Line Earn No 1 Qualifying Positions...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Paddock Talk

    Texas native Spencer Massey raced to his first No. 1 qualifying position in nearly two years and his first ever in the Lone Star state Saturday at the O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries.

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  19. 2015 NHRA: Antron Brown NHRA SpringNationals Qualifying Report: No. 10Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Paddock Talk

    Chaotic is the best word Antron Brown could come up with to describe his past few weeks but he doesn't hesitate to say he would do everything all over again. Since taking over the Top Fuel points lead last month near Charlotte in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, the driver for Don Schumacher Racing's Matco Tools/U.S. Army has crisscrossed the country from his home near Indianapolis to the West Coast to participate in the Toyota Pro/Celebrity street-course race in Southern California on the eve of the Long Beach Grand Prix.

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  20. OCA secretary says Bach visit is boost for Indian sportsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Olympic Council of Asia secretary-general Randhir Singh says International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach's visit to India will boost the profile of Olympic sports in the country irrespective of whether it bids for the Olympic Games. Bach was due to arrive late on Sunday with a meeting scheduled with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday amid speculation that India wants to bid for the 2024 Olympics.

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