Galen Rupp

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Boston Marathon winner Yuki Kawauchi runs to work in his home town of Kuki, Japan. Kawauchi  will compete in Sunday’s Chicago Marathon, his ninth marathon of the year. Photograph:  Shiho Fukada/The New York Times

Even from two blocks away the stride was familiar – muscular, insistent, arms low and wide – and the runner could be only one person, Yuki Kawauchi, i(...)

One runner helps another cross the finish-line in the 2018 Boston Marathon. Photograph: Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports

This year’s Boston Marathon, with its horizontal rain and freezing temperatures, wasn’t just an ordeal unfolding amid some of the worst weather in dec(...)

Questions have been raised about whether   Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele used springs in his shoes at the recent Dubai marathon. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty

The IAAF is to beef up its investigations into the next generation of marathon shoes, amid concerns some may contain illegal springs. The potential i(...)

British Athletics has confirmed it will maintain a close relationship with Mo Farah’s coach Alberto Salazar. Photo: Adrian Dennis/Getty Images

British Athletics has confirmed it will maintain a close relationship with Mo Farah’s coach Alberto Salazar unless he is officially charged with wrong(...)

Swiss Olympic cycling champion Fabian Cancellara after receiving his medal in Rio. Photograph: Getty Images

More athletes have had their medical data leaked by a group of Russian cyber terrorists calling themselves ‘the Fancy Bears’. The latest batch – the (...)

Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa makes a gesture after taking the silver medal in the men’s marathon at the Olympic Games in Rio. Photograph: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images

No event carries more historical prestige than the Olympic marathon, which is partly why Feyisa Lilesa couldn’t let the moment pass without making som(...)

Britain’s Mo Farah celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the Men’s 10,000m at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Getty Images

They say Rio is the city that never sleeps, which is just is well, because it’s around midnight before we sit down for the 10, 000m press conference a(...)

Britain’s  Mo Farah  celebrates as he crosses the line to win the 10,000m and defend his Olympic title in Rio. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Wow! – Paavo Nurmi. Emil Zátopek. Lasse Viren. Haile Gebrselassie. Kenenisa Bekele. These aren’t the sort of names we throw out lightly in distance r(...)

Mo Farah won the 10,000 gold medal at the World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: EPA

Mo Farah put a summer of speculation behind him to make it half a dozen global titles as he again proved unbeatable over 10,000 metres at the World Ch(...)

 Alberto Salazar promised to co-operate with Usada if it decides to question him. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Mo Farah has been warned by a tearful former team-mate that more revelations about Alberto Salazar are in the pipeline and he risks tarnishing his rep(...)

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