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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson was overlooked as the new chair of Sport England yesterday, amid claims that her appointment, which had originally been approved by the selection panel, would have been “too political”.
The new chair of Sport England?
Competitors observe a 30-second silence before the start of the men's elite race and runners have been encouraged to wear black ribbons
The Londoner will run only half of today's course
Increased screening at the registration points for the 37,500 runners have been introduced
MI5 are concerned that Republican splinter groups are plotting an attack on Britain
'Precautionary adjustments' being made to security plans, but no major changes will be implemented
Race through the streets of the capital takes place this Sunday
We can't wait for... Starters' orders
Police are reviewing security arrangements for Sunday’s London Marathon in the wake of twin bomb attacks that left three dead at a race in Boston.
The best beauty advice is the stuff we don't want to hear: things guaranteed to make us look better that cost nothing, such as swapping a macchiato for a glass of water once in a while or making it to bed before "Sailing By" kicks in.
A furious Mo Farah took to Twitter today after his wife was involved in an alleged hit-and-run crash.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah will run half of this year's Virgin London Marathon before making his debut over the full distance on the streets of the capital in 2014.
Coronation Street star Paula Lane is calling on people to don their running shoes to raise money for a blindness charity.
The 29-year-old runner, who was awarded a CBE in the New Year's Honours list, has said he was detained by authorities while entering the US
‘Travel is finding good places to eat’