You know you’ve gotten really good at what you do when the public starts expecting you to do the unexpected. That new level of pressure has now undeniably landed in the lap of British track star Mo Farah, whose eighth-place finish in last Sunday’s London Marathon — Farah’s first-ever marathon — is being treated like a huge disappointment and a major flop from one of the world’s best athletes. 683 more words
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Marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang won his second London Marathon, while Mo Farah finished eighth in his 26.2-mile debut on Sunday.
The Kenyan Kipsang, 32, prevailed by 26 seconds in 2:04:29, a course record and a record fifth marathon under 2:05 for one man. 357 more words