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  • Persistence pays off for Arevalo

    World 20km race walk champion Eider Arevalo could have been forgiven had he given up when the switch from junior to senior took its toll.
  • Keitany and Kipchoge have high hopes for London Marathon

    This year’s edition of the Virgin Money London Marathon could be the warmest in the history of the IAAF Gold Label road race with highs of 21-23C forecast, but Kenya’s reigning champion Mary Keitany is still bidding for a world record on Sunday (22).
  • Anbesa faces tough challenge in Kiev title defence

    Tesfaye Lencho Anbesa, winner of last year’s Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon, will return to the IAAF Bronze Label road race in the Ukrainian capital on Sunday (22) in the hopes of bettering his time from last year.
  • Kiprop eyes course record while Kimetto targets strong finish in Vienna

    Nany Kiprop will return to the Vienna City Marathon on Sunday (22) in even better form than she was in when winning at the IAAF Gold Label road race 12 months ago.
  • Close contests expected at Madrid Marathon

    No fewer than 13,500 runners will gather in the Spanish capital to take part in the 41st Rock ’n’ Roll Madrid Marathon on Sunday (22) when an intriguing battle among African athletes is on the cards at the IAAF Gold Label road race.