Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge  setting a new world record when winning the Berlin Marathon on September 16th, 2018. Photograph:  Getty Images

Enough already. Nowhere does the objective meet the subjective with greater fear or envy than at the annual sporting awards, and everyone keeps saying(...)

Eliud Kipchoge smashed the marathon world record in Berlin. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

At his training camp in Kenya, where Eliud Kipchoge takes his turn to clean out the toilets and draw water from the nearby well, his fellow athletes c(...)

A panoramic view of the Berlin Marathon on Sunday Photograph: Michael Dadder/Reuters

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge staved off a surprise challenge from Ethiopian debutant Guye Adola to win an enthralling Berlin marathon on Sunday, b(...)

Ethiopian long distance runner, Lelisa Desisa, takes part in a practice session on the outskirts of Addis Ababa. Photograph: Getty Images

The next time you are on a treadmill, try this simple experiment. First, hold down the speed button until it reaches 13.1mph – assuming it even goes t(...)

 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(...)

Ireland’s Paul Pollock has already proved he is capable of bettering the Olympic marathon qualification time of 2:17:00. Photograph: Ian McNicol: Inpho.

Only 314 days to go! No one does this cheap and tiresome countdown better than the Olympics. And no one recognises the utter nonsense of it better (...)

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 Dennis Kimetto broke the world record as he won  the 41th edition of the Berlin Marathon in Berlin last September. Photo: Tobias Schwartz/Getty

Con Houlihan once told me that drugs in sport would someday be considered old-fashioned. There will be a new way of improving performances: scientists(...)

 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(...)