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The Daily Mail 21 Apr 2024
A record number of runners are expected to stomp through the streets of the capital this morning as they take part in the London Marathon ... Runners in fancy costumes arrive in Greenwich Park ahead of the start of the marathon.
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‘Hardest Geezer’ completes London Marathon days after running Africa

The Independent 21 Apr 2024
'Hardest Geezer' completes London Marathon days after running length of Africa\n\nLondon Marathon, BBC .
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Record number of runners to take part in 2024 London Marathon

AOL 21 Apr 2024
This year’s race will be the first time that wheelchair and non-disabled athletes have received the same prize money for a marathon ... David Weir, who will be racing his 25th consecutive London Marathon ...
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London Marathon weather forecast as thousands of runners take to streets

Metro UK 21 Apr 2024
A record number of people will take part in the London Marathon today, with over 50,000 people taking part ... ‘If you’ve been training hard for the London Marathon, you’ve probably been training in the rain and under the influence of low pressure.’.
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A Nigerian chess champion plays the royal game for 60 hours - a new global ...

Korea Times 21 Apr 2024
A Nigerian chess champion and child education advocate played chess nonstop for 60 hours in New York City’s Times Square to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon.
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London Marathon runners pay emotional tribute to Kelvin Kiptum - the Kenyan athlete tragically killed ...

The Daily Mail 21 Apr 2024
Chris Packham has mocked Matt Hancock for a charity video explaining why the politician is running the London Marathon ... Matt Hancock revealed why he was running the London Marathon on a clip shared on BBC's Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg.
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Nigerian chess champion plays for 60 hours to set global record

The Grio 21 Apr 2024
NEW YORK (AP) — A Nigerian chess champion and child education advocate played chess nonstop for 60 hours in New York City’s Times Square to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon.
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The calm before the storm: Final security checks for London Marathon today as 50k runners ...

The Daily Mail 21 Apr 2024
Police officers have massed in central London this morning ahead of today's London Marathon amid the threat of disruption from protesters ... Metropolitan Police officers patrol Greenwich Park on Sunday morning ahead of the London Marathon.
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Beijing half marathon winner stripped of medal after video shows 3 competitors allowing Chinese runner ...

New York Post 20 Apr 2024
He Jie, China’s top long-distance runner, was stripped of his first-place medal from the Mengniu Beijing Half Marathon on Friday after an investigation concluded that three other runners from Africa had purposely slowed down to let him pass.
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Winner of Abuja International Half Marathon to Receive $5,000 Prize Money

This Day 20 Apr 2024
“This will be the first marathon that will be almost perfectly organized at the first time around ... Along the route, it’s half marathon ... This marathon will be one of the best of its kind in whole of Africa,” Atilola said.
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Nigerian chess champion breaks record after playing nonstop for 58 hours

The Guardian 20 Apr 2024
... for the longest chess marathon after playing the game nonstop for 58 hours.
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A Nigerian chess champion plays the royal game for 58 hours — a new global chess record

The Call 20 Apr 2024
NEW YORK (AP) — A Nigerian chess champion and child education advocate has played chess nonstop for 58 hours in New York City’s Times Square to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon.
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Nigerian chess pro sets new global record with 60-hour marathon

Arab Times 20 Apr 2024
A Nigerian chess champion and child education advocate played chess nonstop for 60 hours in New York City’s Times Square to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon.
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A Nigerian chess champion plays the royal game for 60 hours — a new global chess record

The Call 20 Apr 2024
NEW YORK (AP) — A Nigerian chess champion and child education advocate played chess nonstop for 60 hours in New York City’s Times Square to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon.
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