News; Sports; Atlanta
Tsegaye Kebede claimed a second London Marathon title on Sunday, cheered through the streets by thousands of spectators reassured by enhanced security at the first major race since the twin bombings at the Boston event. A race that started with a tribute to the Boston victims with a moment of silence ended with a thrilling conclusion under clear blue skies. With a black ribbon pinned to his chest, Kebede chased down Emmanuel Mutai in the closing stages, and overtook the tiring Kenyan to cross the line first in front of Buckingham Palace.
Rob Harris, The Associated Press