Why Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru didn't live to see 25 is a story of shocking talent, sudden wealth and bitter intrigue. A year after Wanjiru's death, Shaun Assael takes measure of the case that rocked racing.
Before Sunday's Chicago Marathon, a look at the life of a champion runner.
Kenyan Olympic marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru died early Monday after jumping from a balcony, police said. Wanjiru was 24.
Olympic champion Sammy Wanjiru has pulled out of next month's London Marathon because of a right knee injury and will be replaced in the field by three-time winner Martin Lel.
Olympic champion marathoner Sammy Wanjiru of Kenya has been charged with wounding his security guard with a rifle and threatening to kill his wife and maid.
Sammy Wanjiru of Kenya and Liliya Shobukhova of Russia repeated as Chicago Marathon champions on a warm Sunday morning.
Two defending champions will highlight the deepest field of elite runners to date when the 33rd Chicago Marathon begins on Sunday.
Sammy Wanjiru and Irina Mikitenko will defend their London Marathon titles next year.
Sammy Wanjiru of Kenya won the Chicago Marathon with the fastest time on American soil, finishing in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 41 seconds on a bone-chilling Sunday morning.
Olympic champion Sammy Wanjiru has won his first London Marathon title in a course-record time.
Kenya's Sammy Wanjiru regained the world record in the half marathon Friday after Ethiopia's Haile Gebrselassie broke the mark last year.