Tsegaye Kebede breaks new ground in Fukuoka

Ethiopian Olympic and world championships marathon bronze medallists Tsegaye Kebede retained his Fukuoka International Marathon in title in convincing style on Sunday.  Covering the distance in 2:05:18, the 22 year old Kebede improved by two seconds on his previous life time best run in London in April. Besides that he bettered the Fukuoka marathon course [...]

Kibet prevails at Singapore Marathon

Kenya’s former world marathon champion Luke Kibet retained his Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon title on Sunday. Besides his victory his improved his course record with a time of 2:11:25 from last year’s 2:13:01. In a repeat of last year’s performance his compatriot Johnstone Chepkwony (2.11.33) was once again runner up. Veteran Russian Lyubov Morgunova (2:32:49) [...]

Ethiopians Temam and Tadessa win in Beirut Lebanon

 Little known-Ethiopian Mohammed Temem emerged winner of the BLOM Beirut Marathon in the Lebanese capital on Sunday.  Competing in his third marathon of the year, the 20 year old Temam covered the distance in 2:16:12. Temem made his marathon debut at the Abebe Bikila Marathon in Addis Ababa Ethiopia where he was finished fifth. He [...]