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Ben Jipcho, a Runner Who Sacrificed Himself for a Teammate, Dies at 77 – The New York Times
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Ben Jipcho, a Runner Who Sacrificed Himself for a Teammate, Dies at 77 – The New York Times

At the 1968 Summer Olympics, he set a blistering early pace in the 1,500-meter race to help his teammate beat the American Jim Ryun. Jipcho finished 10th.The Kenyan runner Ben Jipcho, left, congratulates his teammate Kip Keino on his gold medal win in the men’s 1,500-meter race at the 1968 Summer Olympics. “I had to…

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Olympic runner Gwen Jorgensen reacts to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games being postponed – TMJ4 News
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Olympic runner Gwen Jorgensen reacts to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games being postponed – TMJ4 News

104K Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don’t like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Mar 25, 2020With the Olympics getting postponed until 2021, you…

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“A walk in the park”: NYC marathon runner praises barefoot running | AFP – AFP news agency
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“A walk in the park”: NYC marathon runner praises barefoot running | AFP – AFP news agency

484K Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don’t like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Nov 3, 2019Sidy Diallo has run over 200 marathons -…

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As a passionate runner, here are strategies we can all take from Kipchoge – Sydney Morning Herald
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As a passionate runner, here are strategies we can all take from Kipchoge – Sydney Morning Herald

As a passionate runner, here are strategies we can all take from KipchogeSkip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footerThe average runner will never run as fast as Eliud Kipchoge – no one can. When Eliud runs he floats gracefully along not looking like he’s even breathing hard – which is inspiring but also a…

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Runner dies after taking part in Cardiff Half Marathon – Metro.co.uk
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Runner dies after taking part in Cardiff Half Marathon – Metro.co.uk

A runner has died after competing in Cardiff Half Marathon. They were seen being tended to on the course and taken to University Hospital Wales, where they sadly died. Run 4 Wales chief executive Matt Newman said: ‘Our deepest sympathies go out to the family of the runner who tragically passed away after taking part…

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Russian runner Shubenkov says double standards in doping control are applied to Russia – TASS
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Russian runner Shubenkov says double standards in doping control are applied to Russia – TASS

DOHA, October 4. /TASS, Artyom Kuznetsov/. Russian world champion in 110m hurdles Sergei Shubenkov told TASS he believed that double standards are applied in regard to Russian athletes on the issue of doping control in sports. According to the Russian runner, who is the 2015 IAAF world champion and the silver medalist of the 2019…

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Moment a 5,000m runner sacrifices his chances of a winning a medal to help his exhausted rival – Daily Mail
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Moment a 5,000m runner sacrifices his chances of a winning a medal to help his exhausted rival – Daily Mail

Exhausted runner praises rival ‘with the biggest heart’ who sacrificed his chances of a winning a 5,000m medal to help him cross the finish line in an extraordinary display of sportsmanship at the World Championships in DohaGuinea-Bissau’s Braima Dabo selflessly helped Jonathan Busby across the lineMr Busby, of Aruba, had collapsed before the finish line from…

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British runner Sharp received death threats for Semenya comments – CNA
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British runner Sharp received death threats for Semenya comments – CNA

DOHA: British runner Lynsey Sharp said on Friday (May 3) she had received death threats for past comments about South African Caster Semenya’s “advantage” in middle distance races.”I’ve had death threats. I’ve had threats against my family and that’s not a position I want to be in,” the 28-year-old told the BBC after finishing ninth…

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Kenyan 800m runner Wambui slams Semenya testosterone ruling – Vanguard
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Kenyan 800m runner Wambui slams Semenya testosterone ruling – Vanguard

Kenya’s Olympic 800m bronze medal winner Margaret Nyairera Wambui, who has herself faced questions over her testosterone levels, on Thursday slammed an IAAF ruling against her rival Caster Semenya. Margaret Nyairera WambuiSemenya on Wednesday lost a court challenge against IAAF rules forcing women with elevated levels of testosterone to take suppressive treatment if they wish…

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Kiwi runner Zane Robertson centre stage in Mo Farah’s assault row with Haile Gebrselassie – Stuff.co.nz
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Kiwi runner Zane Robertson centre stage in Mo Farah’s assault row with Haile Gebrselassie – Stuff.co.nz

GETTY IMAGESZane Robertson competes in the 2016 Olympic Games 10,000m, breaking the NZ record held by Dick Quax.New Zealand 10,000m record holder Zane Robertson has emerged as a witness to an alleged assault by the legendary Mo Farah that has led to a legal feud with retired distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie. A gym employee at a hotel in…

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