Dawn comes misty and cold on the steep sides of the Nyaru escarpment as Kenya's Olympic men's marathon team begin their training run, a line-up of veteran athletes including a current lawmaker.
NAIROBI - Former Boston Marathon winner Wesley Korir was named on Tuesday in the Kenyan team for this year's Olympic Games, continuing a history of contentious selections by the east African country.. SBS
CHICAGO - The decision to drop pace-setters for Sunday's Chicago marathon may make for a slower race, but contender Wesley Korir thinks taking the focus off record times could help combat doping. Bangkok Post Also reported by •SuperSport
Boston (AFP) - Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa won the Boston Marathon title Monday, winning his second crown in three years on the eve of the sentencing phase for convicted marathon bomber Dzhokhar.. Business Insider
BOSTON (AP) " Five former winners have committed to run this year's Boston Marathon.Principal sponsor John Hancock Financial announced Tuesday that 2013 men's winner Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and 2012.. New Zealand Herald
Kenyan marathon-star-turned-politician Wesley Korir has announced plans to criminalise doping, arguing drastic action was the only way to halt a worsening sporting crisis in his east African nation. SuperSport Also reported by •Bangkok Post