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Keitany breaks record with 3rd London win

Kenyan runner Mary Keitany broke Paula Radcliffe's women-only marathon world record on Sunday with a third victory in London, while Daniel Wanjiru won the men's race for the first time.

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Police investigating hammer-throw death

Chicago police are investigating the death of a Wheaton College freshman who was killed during a hammer-throw event when he was struck by an errant throw.

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Valverde honors Scarponi following victory

Alejandro Valverde dedicated his win at the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic Sunday to Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi, who died after a collision with a van while training Saturday.

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Cyclist Scarponi hit by van while training, dies

Former Giro d'Italia winner Michele Scarponi, who finished fourth in the Tour of the Alps last week, has died after being hit by a van while training. He was 37.

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NYC marathon champ dies while coaching

A two-time winner of the New York City Marathon has died while coaching a New Jersey middle school team at a meet. Tom Fleming was 65.

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Why Kenyan star Wilson Kipsang now runs on shaky ground

Could a star runner finally right the corruption within Kenya's athletic and political circles? On the surface, many say yes, but Kipsang's critics question if he is contributing to the problem.

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From battlefields to Boston: How running brought two VETs together

After horrific battlefield injuries, operations and "dark moments", two military veterans will run the Boston and London Marathons together. This is their story of hope, friendship and hardship.

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Runner Jordan Hasay's stride into 26.2 miles

After more than 10 years of thinking in meters around a track, Jordan Hasay is making the switch to miles and the open road. And the 2017 Boston Marathon will be the test.

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Luke Puskedra: 'It was tough even getting out the door'

In early 2016, Luke Puskedra was running his fastest. He'd just achieved a personal-best at the Chicago Marathon and was vying to be on the U.S. Olympic team. Then life took an unwelcome turn.

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Mitch Seavey, 57, becomes oldest to win Iditarod

Mitch Seavey won his third Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday in a record 8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes and 13 seconds, and in doing so became the oldest champion at age 57.

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Olympian Flanagan drops out of Boston Marathon

Four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan says the Boston Marathon is her favorite race and she's "extremely sad" she has to drop out with a back injury.

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U.S.' McCabe wins Herald Sun Tour stage

American Travis McCabe won a crash-marred third stage of the Herald Sun Tour in Australia on Saturday, outsprinting a reduced field over the final kilometers.