Kenya’s Kimetto looking to revive career at Vienna marathon

Nairobi, April 20 : Kenyan World record holder Dennis Kimetto says his injury problems are finally behind him and he is ready for his comeback in the Vienna Marathon on Sunday. Kimetto will however not be fighting to improve on his personal best time of 2:02:05 hours, reports Xinhua news agency. “If the weather is […]

Amateur Kawauchi takes alternative route to Boston glory

By Jack Tarrant TOKYO, Japan, Apr 17 : Yuki Kawauchi’s improbable victory at the Boston Marathon on Monday is the crowning glory in the career of an amateur Japanese runner who has defied every convention in modern athletics and taken the road less travelled to make his mark. The 31-year-old from Saitama, who becomes the […]

Manangoi, Rudisha lead Kenya charge at Shanghai DL athletics meet

Nairobi, April 16 : World and Commonwealth Games 1,500m champion Elijah Manangoi, silver medallist Timothy Cheruiyot and Olympic 800m winner David Rudisha will be among a galaxy of stars at this year’s Shanghai Diamond League meeting in China on May 12. Manangoi, who captained Kenya’s team in the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, winning gold […]

Jamaica sprinters fail to fire as England rule Gold Coast relays

By Nick Mulvenney GOLD COAST, Australia, Apr 14 : Yohan Blake had to settle for a second bronze and Elaine Thompson a single silver as Jamaica’s vaunted sprinters failed to fire in the relays on the final day of athletics at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. England won both 4x100m relays with Zharnel Hughes finally […]