WADA lauds Japan’s unprecedented anti-doping drive in education

THE World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) hails Japan’s comprehensive strategy against the use of dope in sport. Outgoing WADA President John Fahey praised Japan for being the world’s only country to integrate education against doping in their formal school education curriculum. “I take off my hat to Japan for introducing the issue of doping in sports [...]

Kenyan’s Edna Kiplagat, Wilson Kipsang clinched AIMS Award in Athens

KENYANS Wilson Kiprotich Kipsang and Edna Kiplagat are the 2013 Association of International Marathons and Distance Running (AIMS) best marathon runners The duo received their accolades at the AIMS Gala Awards ceremony in Athens Greece on Sunday (10 September). Kipsang set the world marathon record of 2:03:23 in Berlin Germany on 13 September. His improved [...]

Kwambai triumphs in Seoul as Mutai and Jeptoo prevail in NewYork

JAMES Kipsang Kwambai of Kenya won his third consecutive title at the Joongang Seoul Marathon on Sunday (03 November). He covered the distance in 2:06:25. In 2011 Kwambai triumphed in 2:08:50 before setting the course record of 2:05:50 last year. On Sunday Kenyan Mark Korir was runner up in his marathon debut in a time [...]