In Kenya, violence against men rises

NYERI, Kenya, June 8 (UPI) -- Nyeri, Kenya, a picturesque expanse of tea and coffee farms, has become the epicenter of a troubling social phenomenon: male battering.
Olympic Medal: W Marathon

Olympic Medal: W Marathon

BEIJING, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Constantina Tomescu of Romania won the Olympic gold medal Sunday in the women's marathon in Beijing.

Ndereba, Negussie win Boston Marathon

BOSTON, April 18 (UPI) -- Kenya's Catherine Ndereba won her fourth Boston Marathon Monday and Hailu Negussie of Ethiopia took the men's title.

Japan wins gold, USA bronze in marathon

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Mizuki Noguchi of Japan won the women's Olympic marathon Sunday and American Deena Kastor surged from behind to grab a medal.

Olympic Medal: Women's Marathon

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Olympic medal winners in the women's marathon:

Kenyans dominate Boston Marathon

BOSTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Kenyans Timothy Cherigat and Catherine Ndereba won the men's and women's divisions of the 108th annual Boston Marathon Monday.

Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon

BOSTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Timothy Cherigat and Catherine Ndereba combined Monday for another Kenya sweep in the Boston Marathon.

Kenyan runners sweep New York Marathon

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Margaret Okayo and Martin Lel, both from Kenya, were the winners Sunday of the New York Marathon.

Radcliffe shatters own world record

LONDON, April 13 (UPI) -- Britain's Paula Radcliffe shattered her own world record for a marathon Sunday when she captured her second straight London Marathon on Sunday.

Jifar, Okayo set to defend crowns

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Ethiopia's Tesfaye Jifar and Kenya's Margaret Okayo return Sunday to defend their New York marathon titles, but current world record-holders will missing from t

Radcliffe sets marathon world mark

CHICAGO, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Competing for just the second time at the distance, Paul Radcliffe ran the fastest marathon ever by a woman on a chilly, windy Sunday, finishing the 26.2-mile e

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Brown missing start with elbow injury

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Kenyans dominate Boston Marathon

Kenyans dominate Boston Marathon

BOSTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Margaret Okayo, one of the hottest women marathoners in the world, led Kenya to dominating one-two victories in both the men's and women's divisions with a reco

Boston Marathon women's winner

BOSTON, April 15 (UPI) --

Guerra hopes to end frustration

BOSTON, April 14 (UPI) -- Two-time runnerup Silvio Guerra of Ecuador hopes to cross the finish line first Monday in the 106th Boston Marathon.

Urban News

(HOUSTON) -- Officials with the Houston Police Department say the recent arrest of a narcotics investigator with the Texas Department of Public Safety could cast a cloud over the status of several past and pending legal cases.
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