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Kipchoge's sub-two hour marathon like landing on the moon

13 Oct 2019

VIENNA Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge made athletics history on Saturday when he became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours, stretching the limits of human endeavour and passing a milestone few thought could be reached for decades if at all. | Video

Kipchoge on target at halfway mark to run sub-two hour marathon

12 Oct 2019

VIENNA - Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge was on target in his bid to run an unofficial sub-two hour marathon as he completed the first half of his attempt at Vienna's Prater Park on Saturday.

Can Qatar keep World Cup fans entertained?

11 Oct 2019

DOHA Qatar's hosting of the world athletics championships brought criticism for poor attendances and hot conditions for road events but there was something else which struck many visitors about 2022 World Cup host nation - a lack of things to do.

Hinteregger the unlikely hero as Austria beat Israel

10 Oct 2019

VIENNA Austria defender Martin Hinteregger scored a goal that any striker would have been proud of to set up a 3-1 win over Israel in Euro 2020 qualifying on Thursday.

Soccer-Hinteregger the unlikely hero as Austria beat Israel

10 Oct 2019

VIENNA, Oct 10 Austria defender Martin Hinteregger scored a goal that any striker would have been proud of to set up a 3-1 win over Israel in Euro 2020 qualifying on Thursday.

Watchdog will take close look at USADA report into Salazar ban - Coe

07 Oct 2019

DOHA The athletics watchdog (AIU) will take a close interest in the 140-page report detailing the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) decision to ban leading coach Alberto Salazar for four years, the sport's global head Sebastian Coe said on Sunday.

U.S reassert authority in men's 4x400m relay

06 Oct 2019

DOHA The United States comfortably won the men's 4x400 metres relay gold at the world championships on Sunday, reasserting their authority in the event and ensuring they finished top of the medals table.

Back to school for Grenada's Peters after shock javelin win

06 Oct 2019

DOHA Grenada's Anderson Peters pulled off a shock win in the javelin at the world athletics championships on Sunday after an unpredictable event where Olympic champion Thomas Rohler failed to reach the final.

Kenyan Cheruiyot outclasses field to win 1,500 metres

06 Oct 2019

DOHA Kenyan Timothy Cheruiyot outclassed a field including two Olympic champions to win the men's 1,500 metres at the world championships on Sunday after taking silver two years ago.

Ethiopia's Desisa wins midnight marathon in sprint finish

06 Oct 2019

DOHA Lelisa Desisa ended an 18-year wait for Ethiopia when he triumphed in a sprint finish against compatriot Mosinet Geremew to win a midnight marathon at the World Athletics Championship on Sunday.

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