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(...)

Kenya’s David Rudisha, 800m world record holder and Olympic champion, with his coach Br Colm O’Connell. The Mallow man believes it is time for the Kenyan athletics federation to take action. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s rainy season in Iten, and dark clouds can linger, for days, blanketing the village that lies perched at 7,875ft on the western escarpment of Keny(...)

 Dennis Kimetto of Kenya poses on the podium after winning the 41st BMW Berlin Marathon and setting a new world record. Photo by Boris Streubel/Bongarts/Getty Images

Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto smashed the marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, winning in a time of two hours, two minutes and 57 seconds to knock 26(...)

Wilson Kipsang of Kenya celebrates while crossing the finish line  in London. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga / EPA

Mo Farah’s first attempt at 26.2 miles ended in pain and disappointment as he finished the London marathon in eighth place and missed out on S(...)

Greatest hurling final ever?: Pádraic Collins and Aaron Cunningham celebrate Clare’s win in last weekend’s replay. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It was the greatest week – or, at least, a week of the greatest. It had the greatest hurling final ever, which had followed soon after the previous gr(...)

Wilson Kipsang of Kenya crosses the finish line behind a disrupter at the 40th Berlin Marathon, setting a new world record of 2:03.23. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/Reuters

Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a new world record as he powered to victory in Sunday’s Berlin Marathon.Kipsang finished in a time of two hours three minu(...)