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14:59
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Bizarre Scenes At The Plymouth Half
Russell Palmer
The Sportsman Reporter
The scene was set, a glorious Sunday on the Devon coastline, Plymouth bathed in sunshine as thousands run through the streets of the town's half…
12:08
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Eliud Kipchogi Wins The London Marathon

Superstar Eliud Kipchogi has won the London Marathon.

The Kenyan looks like he has hardly broken sweat in the capital, and he cruises over the finish line in a time of 2:04:16.

He beats the Ethiopian Tola Shura Kitata, who grabs second spot.

There's then huge cheers greeting Mo Farah as he takes third place, and the Olympic star breaks the British record with a time of 2:06:22.

11:55
Athletics
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Kipchogi Trying To Kick Clear In Marathon

Eliud Kipchoge is trying to kick clear in the Men's marathon as they head to the two-hour mark, and it's Tola Shura Kitata that is trying to keep tabs on the leader, but is finding it tough.

Mo Farah has found life tough out there, but is still sitting in third place, and will now set his sights on smashing the British record.

Two miles to go for Kipchoge.

11:39
Athletics
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Vivian Cheruiyot Wins London Marathon

Kenyan star Vivian Cheruiyot wins the women's London Marathon.

It had looked like Mary Keitany would land the title, but as she chased the world record she faltered hugely, and it was Cheruiyot that took advantage and she cruised to victory in the end in a time of 2:18:31.

10:37
Athletics
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Drama For Mo Farah In Marathon

It's been a far from ideal start for Mo Farah in his quest for London Marathon glory.

Not only is he in a quandary as to whether to stay with a rapid pace up front, but the Olympic star has now had trouble finding the correct water bottle, and he seems unsettled by that fact, and is trying to speak to the stewards on the motorbikes to work out what has happened to his drink.

But, he seems back on it now, and he needs to fully focus on what lies ahead.

10:31
Athletics
athletics
David Weir Wins Wheelchair Race

British star David Weir produces a stunning sprint finish to win the men's wheelchair race at the London Marathon.

It's Weir eighth win in the race, and he showed his real class to beat Marcel Hug in an exciting end to the race.

10:07
Athletics
athletics
The Queen Gets The Marathon Under Way

It's a huge morning for thousands of athletes and charity runners as the London Marathon gets under way, and it was The Queen that started the event from Windsor Castle.

Mo Farah is running in the men's race, as he looks to continue his development on the road, while the women's race, which got under way earlier will see Mary Keitany and Tirunesh Dibaba do battle for glory.

But, we all know the London Marathon is much more than just an elite race, so good luck to all those amateur runners setting out on the 26.2 mile test.

12:41
Athletics
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Siobhan-Marie O'Connor Defends Commonwealth Games Gold!

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor has successfully defended her 200m Individual Medley crown at the 2018 Commonwealth games.

The 22-year-old clocked an impressive time of 2.09m to win by a body length.

It's England's 19th gold of the games, with teammate Aimee Willmott finishing just outside the medals in 4th spot.

10:08
Athletics
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Record Breaking Hammer Thrower Nick Miller Wins Commonwealth Games Gold
Adam Addicott
The Sportsman Reporter
The opening day of the Athletics competition at the Commonwealth Games saw a duo of English athletes break new ground to secure a historic medal. …
10:04
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5 English Athletes To Watch At The Commonwealth Games
Adam Addicott
The Sportsman Reporter
April will see the elite of English Track and Field descent descend upon Australia for the XXI Commonwealth Games. The Carrara Stadium in the Gold…
08:28
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athletics
RIP Roger Bannister - An Anti-doping Pioneer
Adam Addicott
The Sportsman Reporter
On Sunday British sport lost one of its icons. Roger Bannister, the first man to break the four-minute mile mark, passed away at the age…
11:52
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Roger Bannister Dies Aged 88

The first man to run a sub-four-minute mile, Roger Bannister has died at the age of 88.

Our thoughts are with the family of the legendary runner.

09:06
Athletics
athletics
Is Christian Coleman The Man To Replace Usain Bolt?
Chris Knight
The Sportsman Reporter
The retirement of Usain Bolt was a cause for consternation among many athletics fans last summer but Christian Coleman has become the first to raise his…
09:06
Athletics
athletics
Katarina Johnson-Thompson Delighted To Win First World Title
Chris Knight
The Sportsman Reporter
Could this be a watershed moment in Katarina Johnson-Thompson's career? The 25-year-old has always had the physical capabilities to be one of the very best…
20:30
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athletics
Gold For Katarina Johnson-Thompson!

Great Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson has her first global gold after finishing top of the leaderboard in the pentathlon at the World Indoor Athletics Championships.

Johnson-Thompson had a 2 second lead going into the final 800m event, which she then went on to win in style.

Can she use this groundbreaking moment as a springboard for future success?

We certainly hope so!

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