Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge reacts after crossing the finish line to win the elite men’s race of the 2016 London Marathon,  setting a new course record and just missing out on a new world record by seven seconds. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Eliud Kipchoge ran the second fastest marathon time in history as he retained his London title in the most brilliant and emphatic style. The 31-year-o(...)

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge celebrates after winning the men’s elite race ahead of compatriot and defending champion Wilson Kipsang in the men’s elite race at the London Marathon. Photo: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters/Livepic

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge got the better of compatriot and defending champion Wilson Kipsang to win the London Marathon by five seconds on Sunday with wo(...)

London Marathon men’s winner Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia after the race  on the Mall in central London. Photograph: Reuters

Amid the tightened security and heightened emotion prompted by the tragic events in Boston last week, Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia and Kenya’s P(...)