NY team helping immigrant runners realize American dream

NEW YORK (AP) — A no-name entrant at this month’s New York City Marathon — literally, he didn’t even qualify to have his name printed on his bib — Girma Bekele Gebre crashed the elite field and finish...

Taiwan flags waved at NYC Marathon finish line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 49th annual New York City Marathon kicked off Monday (Nov. 4) with locals gathered outside Central Park waving Taiwan national flags to support runners. Supply stat...

Desisa drops out of NYC Marathon after taxing win in Doha

NEW YORK (AP) — Reigning men's champion Lelisa Desisa has dropped out of the New York City Marathon after completing just seven miles, perhaps hurting following a grueling victory at the sweltering wo...

Romanchuk wins NYC Marathon wheelchair by 1 second again

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Romanchuk of the United States has repeated as men's wheelchair champion at the New York City Marathon in another tight finish over Switzerland's Marcel Hug. R...

WORLD SPORTS at 0000 GMT

TOP STORIES: RGU--RWC FINAL TOKYO — After six weeks, 47 games and one deadly typhoon that briefly wreaked havoc with the first Rugby World Cup staged in Asia, the w...

Kenya's Mary Keitany eyes 5th NYC Marathon title in 6 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Keitany is back for another bolt through the boroughs. Facing a thin field, the 37-year-old Kenyan will try for her fifth title in six years at the New York City...

4x Olympian, NYC Marathon champion Shalane Flanagan retires

Four-time Olympian and New York City Marathon champion Shalane Flanagan says she is retiring from competitive running to become a coach. Flanagan made the announcement on social medi...

NYC Marathon sets record with nearly 52,000 finishers

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon has set a record for the most finishers of any marathon worldwide — 51,812. Organizers said Monday the total topped the mark of 51,394 from...

Kenya's Keitany wins NYC Marathon for 4th time in 5 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Keitany of Kenya has won the New York City Marathon, beating countrywoman Vivian Cheruiyot by three minutes, 13 seconds. Keitany ran the race in 2 hours, 22 minu...

Re-run: 4 winners from '17 to defend titles at NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) — All four winners of the 2017 NYC Marathon return to defend their titles on Sunday. American Shalane Flanagan and Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor will try to repeat, along wi...

Molly Huddle among American women's surge at NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan set the bar high for her U.S. compatriots last year, becoming the first American woman in 40 years to win the New York City Marathon. Desiree Linden ...

On solid ground: 'Sully,' controller reunite at NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) — The image is miraculous: Passengers standing on the wings of a US Airways jetliner as it floats down the Hudson River. Pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and air traf...

American Shalane Flanagan to defend NYC Marathon title

NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan and Geoffrey Kamworor will defend their titles at the New York City Marathon in November. Last year, Flanagan became the first U.S. woman to win the ...

NYC Marathon champ comes home, looking to end Boston drought

BOSTON (AP) — Growing up in nearby Marblehead, Shalane Flanagan watched her parents run the Boston Marathon and thought, "I want to do that, too." Jordan Hasay watched Flanagan win i...

10 Things to Know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. GUNMAN OPENS FIRE AT TEXAS CHURCH, KILLING 26 ...