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  • Chicago, Boston Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo requests 2nd drug test

    Chicago, Boston Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo requests 2nd drug test
    Kenya's Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has asked for a B test after failing an out-of-competition doping test in September, officials said on Tuesday. Jeptoo met Kenyan athletics chiefs who informed her...
  • Naperville marathon expands after registration more than doubles

    Naperville marathon expands after registration more than doubles
    The second annual Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday will have more than twice as many runners as the inaugural race and will feature several new amenities. "Safety is always a big concern, so we're going to have more runner...
  • Kenya's Kipsang, Keitany win New York City Marathon titles

    Kenya's Kipsang, Keitany win New York City Marathon titles
    Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men's and women's races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday. Kipsang and Keitany both pulled away in the last Central Park stretch,...
  • Caroline Wozniacki impresses in marathon debut

    Caroline Wozniacki impresses in marathon debut
    NEW YORK - Caroline Wozniacki has endured many grueling matches during her professional tennis career but she said none of them compared to the test she put her body through while running the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Wozniacki, who was aided by...
  • Thomas Menino dies at 71; Boston's longest-serving mayor

    Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71. His death was announced by a family spokeswoman. Menino was...
  • Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo reportedly fails doping test

    Marathon officials have postponed an awards ceremony amid news that Kenyan runner Rita Jeptoo tested positive for a banned substance prior to her victory at the Chicago Marathon earlier this month. The World Marathon Majors, which oversees a series of...
  • The best response to this year's most offensive Halloween costumes

    The best response to this year's most offensive Halloween costumes
    Halloween: formerly a holiday for exercising your pumpkin-based creativity, bonding with your peculiarly dressed pals and, most importantly, getting a boatload of free candy, is not-so-slowly cementing its status as a race to the bottom. From sexy Ebola...
  • Thomas Menino, Boston's longtime mayor, dies at 71, spokesman says

    Thomas Menino, Boston's longtime mayor, dies at 71, spokesman says
    Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, died on Thursday at age 71 from cancer, his family said in a statement. Menino, a Democrat, ran New England's largest city for two decades before...
  • Registration open for Surf City event

    Registration is underway for the 19th annual Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon. The annual event is Feb. 1 (Super Bowl Sunday) on Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach. The race draws more than 21,000 participants each year and serves as a...
  • Boston Marathon bomber trial delayed two months, judge rules

    Boston Marathon bomber trial delayed two months, judge rules
    The federal judge overseeing the case of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev agreed Wednesday evening to delay the trial start date for two months, but rejected a defense request to move the case out of the Boston area. U.S. District Judge...
  • Friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber gets guilty verdict

    Friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber gets guilty verdict
    A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a college friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of lying to authorities in a terrorism investigation. Robel Phillipos, 21, was charged with lying about having visited suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm...