Men's marathons

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge reacts after crossing the finish line to win the Men's race in the London Marathon in central London, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
April 22, 2018 - 9:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The hottest-ever London Marathon featured a Kenyan double as Eliud Kipchoge swept to a third victory in front of Buckingham Palace joining Vivian Cheruiyot who won the women's race on Sunday. The 33-year-old Kipchoge ran the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) course in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 27...
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Yuki Kawauchi, of Japan, celebrates after winning the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, 2018, in Boston. He is the first Japanese man to win the race since 1987. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 16, 2018 - 5:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Even with so many Americans finishing atop the leaderboard in the Boston Marathon, one result popped out — a virtual unknown to the major marathon scene finishing in second place. Sarah Sellers was...
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Desiree Linden, of Washington, Mich., wins the women's division of the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, 2018, in Boston. She is the first American woman to win the race since 1985. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 16, 2018 - 4:49 pm
BOSTON (AP) — After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she was running in place, Desiree Linden decided she'd seen enough of the Boston Marathon for another year. "My hands were freezing, and there are times where you were just stood up by...
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Yuki Kawauchi, of Japan, wins the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, 2018, in Boston. He is the first Japanese man to win the race since 1987. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 16, 2018 - 2:51 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Yuki Kawauchi seemed like just another spotlight-seeking, early front-runner when he darted out to take the lead at the start of Monday's Boston Marathon. It turns out the veteran Japanese marathoner saved plenty for the finish, as well. Kawauchi (YOO-kee KA-wa-oo-chee) battled a...
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Elite U.S. runner Shalane Flanagan speaks to reporters, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Boston. The 122nd running of the Boston Marathon is scheduled for Monday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 14, 2018 - 3:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Growing up in nearby Marblehead, Shalane Flanagan watched her parents run the Boston Marathon and thought, "I want to do that, too." Jordan Hasay watched Flanagan win in New York last fall, and had much the same idea. "I looked up to her since I was a little kid," said Hasay, who...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ Oct. 26 — Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov became the seventh set of teammates in NHL history to start the season with point streaks of at least 11 games, leading surging Tampa Bay past Detroit 3-2. Kucherov got his 12th goal in the first period, and setup Stamkos' power-play goal from the...
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December 29, 2017 - 10:55 am
UNDATED: finals in 1989. ___ March 22 — Ronnie Moran, 83, a former Liverpool captain whose later coaching prowess helped the club dominate European and English soccer in the 1970s and 80s. Moran spent almost 50 years as a player or coach at Liverpool. March 22 — Dallas Green, 82, tough-talking...
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December 12, 2017 - 3:27 am
NFL NEW YORK (AP) — Veterans Joe Thomas, Antonio Gates and Vernon Davis are among eight finalists for the NFL's Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award. Luke Kuechly, Haloti Ngata, Joe Staley, Josh McCown and Alex Smith round out the list of candidates. The award, recognizes those who best demonstrate the...
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File- This Nov. 5, 2017, file photo shows Shalane Flanagan of the United States posing for pictures after crossing the finish line first in the women's division of the New York City Marathon in New York. Flanagan will run in Boston next year in a fourth attempt to win her hometown race. The four-time Olympian and reigning Chicago Marathon champion will be joined on the men’s side by Galen Rupp in a field of elite Americans announced Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, by race sponsor John Hancock. Olympians Desiree Linden, Dathan Ritzenhein, Abdi Abdirahman, Deena Kastor and Molly Huddle also are signed up for the 122nd edition of the world’s oldest annual marathon, which is being held April 16.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
December 11, 2017 - 1:26 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Reigning New York City Marathon winner Shalane Flanagan will run in Boston next year in a fourth attempt to win her hometown race. The four-time Olympian and reigning Chicago Marathon champion will be joined on the men's side by Galen Rupp in a field of elite Americans announced...
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December 06, 2017 - 2:58 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Edna Kiplagat and Geoffrey Kirui will return to defend their Boston Marathon titles in 2018. Both runners won in their Boston debuts last year. In only his third race at the 26.2-mile distance, Kirui pulled away from three-time U.S. Olympian Galen Rupp with two miles to go to give...
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