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Tennis

Sony Open locked down due to suspicious package

MIAMI (Reuters) - The Sony Open in Miami was locked down while the bomb squad investigated a suspicious package on Tuesday, preventing thousands of spectators from entering or leaving the sprawling tennis complex.

Athletics

Mutai, Jeptoo win NY Marathon in Kenyan sweep

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Defending champion Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo won the men's and women's races at the New York City Marathon on Sunday for a Kenyan sweep in chilly, windy conditions through the city's five boroughs.

Athletics

Kenyan Jeptoo wins New York Marathon women's race

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya overtook front-running Ethiopian Buzunesh Deba with about two miles to go and went on to win the New York City Marathon on Sunday to claim a huge payday.

Athletics

Kenyans dominate Chicago marathon

CHICAGO (Reuters)- - Dennis Kimetto and Rita Jeptoo led a Kenyan sweep in contrasting styles at the Chicago marathon on Sunday in a race staged amid heightened security after the Boston marathon bombings in April which killed three people.

Athletics

Kimetto races to Chicago marathon victory

(Reuters) - - Kenyan Dennis Kimetto repulsed a challenge from compatriot Emmanuel Mutai to win the Chicago marathon in a course record time on Sunday.

Other Sport

Virgin Money to sponsor London Marathon to 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Richard Branson's Virgin Money has extended its sponsorship of the London Marathon until at least 2017, the banking group said on Monday after this weekend's race brought big crowds on to the city's streets.

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Virgin Money to sponsor London Marathon to 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Richard Branson's Virgin Money has extended its sponsorship of the London Marathon until at least 2017, the banking group said on Monday after this weekend's race brought big crowds on to the city's streets.

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Big crowds, black ribbons for Boston at London Marathon

LONDON (Reuters) - Undaunted by the Boston Marathon bombings, big crowds lined the route of London's mass road race on Sunday to cheer on around 36,000 runners, many of whom wore black ribbons to honour the dead and wounded.

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Kebede and Jeptoo blot out Olympic disappointment

LONDON (Reuters) - Ethiopia's Tsegaye Kebede and Kenyan Priscah Jeptoo put last year's Olympic disappointments behind them on Sunday with victories in the London Marathon.