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Defending champions Cosmas Lagat and Worknesh Alemu both proclaimed themselves fit and ready to not only bid for back-to- back titles at the Tata Mumbai Marathon, but the pair also aim to attack the course records on Sunday (19 January).

World record holder Brigid Kosgei will defend her title at the Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race, on 26 April.

Organisers of the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon have revealed the elite fields for the World Athletics Gold Label road races on 19 January.

(Photo:Lamine Diack, 86, faces a charge of corruption at the trial in Paris, which starts on Monday) Lamine Diack, 86, faces a charge of corruption at the trial in Paris, which starts on MondayA criminal trial which could ultimately expose alleged corruption surrounding the awarding of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, 2022 Qatar World Cup, doping cover-ups in Russia and Russian attempts to influence foreign elections will start in Paris on Monday with some huge and respected names on the International Olympic Committee sweating to see if they are named in court.

Minneapolis/St. Paul – Jan. 7, 2020 – Team USA Minnesota – which was founded in 2001 -  has changed its name to Minnesota Distance Elite as of Jan. 1, 2020.  The change was requested by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), which informed the long-time training group this past year that it could no longer use the words ‘Team USA’ in its name.



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