Athletics 25.9.2016 04:29 pm

Bekele gets back to his brilliant best at Berlin Marathon

His winning time of 2:03:03 was an Ethiopian record and the second fastest time in history on a record-eligible course.

Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele emerged victorious in a memorable battle with Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang to win the BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

Bekele gets back to his brilliant best at Berlin Marathon
Bekele gets back to his brilliant best at Berlin Marathon

Bekele gets back to his brilliant best at Berlin Marathon

His winning time of 2:03:03 was an Ethiopian record and the second fastest time in history on a record-eligible course.

Elite athletes confirmed for inaugural 10km race
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Elite athletes confirmed for inaugural 10km race

Organisers unveiled the women’s line-up on Wednesday, led by in-form Diana-Lebo Phalula and Zimbabwean distance runner Rutendo Nyahora.
Entries close for Soweto Marathon
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Entries close for Soweto Marathon

The race, to be held on November 6, had reached its limit of 25 000 participants for the three race distances on offer.
SA sprint trio charge to Paralympic medals
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SA sprint trio charge to Paralympic medals

Team SA has bagged five medals in the Paralympic games so far.
Murray takes bronze in world series race
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Murray takes bronze in world series race

Murray, who finished fourth at the Rio Olympics last month after recovering from a broken collarbone, completed the sprint distance in 52:01.
Semenya scorches to easy victory
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Semenya scorches to easy victory

The Olympic champion clocked the fourth fastest time of her career.
Nyahora wins again in Centurion
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Nyahora wins again in Centurion

Rutendo Nyahora won a relatively slow 10km race on Saturday.
Semenya wins diamond league series
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Semenya wins diamond league series

The last official battle in Nel’s best discipline would be held at the second of two Diamond League finals in Brussels next week.
Comrades Marathon entries open
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Comrades Marathon entries open

The annual 89km race, to be held on June 4 next year, would be an ‘up’ run between Durban and Pietermaritzburg.
April battles as Team SA closes out its campaign
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April battles as Team SA closes out its campaign

The SA team completed their campaign with 10 medals (two gold, six silver and two bronze), equalling the biggest haul in the nation’s 112-year Olympic history.
Semenya romps to Olympic gold
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Semenya romps to Olympic gold

Race favourite Caster Semenya lived up to the hype, charging to victory in the women’s 800m final at the Rio Olympics in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Bolt’s Jamaica bags relay gold, USA disqualified
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Bolt’s Jamaica bags relay gold, USA disqualified

Usain Bolt completed his triple triple by anchoring the Jamaican men’s 4x100m to victory for the third time in as many Olympics.

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