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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Boston Marathon

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# Pushed Back
September date set for postponed Boston Marathon
The Boston event follows London in rescheduling the landmark race until after summer.
# Sprint Finish
26.2 miles later, the 2019 Boston Marathon was decided on the finish line
Insane stuff.
# marathon master
Fionnuala McCormack finishes 11th with PB in Boston six months after giving birth
It was the 34-year-old’s first marathon since Rio 2016, and she just missed out on Tokyo 2020 qualification.
# pit-stop
Desiree Linden waited for a racer to use the loo during the Boston marathon and still won by 4 minutes
She is the first American woman to win the race in 33 years.
# Apology
Adidas sorry for email praising those who 'survived' Boston Marathon
On social media, customers quickly reminded the company about the real survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
# Marathon woman
First woman to ever compete in Boston Marathon runs again 50 years later
Kathrine Switzer donned bib number 261, the same number she wore when she entered the all-male race 50 years ago.
# Volcan Cayambe
Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain
The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 attacks.
# Trial
Tsarnaev broke down as family said he was a gentle child who cried watching The Lion King
Five family members who took to the stand yesterday.
# Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Prosecutors use photo of Boston bomber giving the finger to push for death penalty
One prosecutor says it shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as “unconcerned, unrepentant, and unchanged.”
# Finish Line
Runner with muscle wasting disease finishes marathon after 20 hours
He said he completed the marathon – his fourth – to show that love is stronger than death.
# Cheat
A marathon 'winner' has been disqualified for not running the entire course
Kendall Schler cheated to win the St Louis Marathon.
# Boston Marathon
Boston bombing trial: 'He wanted to terrorise this country, he wanted to punish America'
The 21-year-old American is accused of carrying out the attacks that killed three people and wounded 264.
# boston strong
Boston Strong: 36,000 run emotional Boston Marathon
Meb Keflezighi, who gave the Boston fans their first American men’s champ in more than three decades, wore the names of four victims on his running bib.
# Anniversary
Runners reclaim Boston Marathon one year after attacks
36,000 competitors took part.
# boston strong
One year on, runners head to the starting line of the Boston Marathon
About 36,000 runners have registered for the race — the second-largest field in its history.
# Anniversary
Unfinished business for one Boston Marathon competitor
But amputee Jeff Glasbrenner is coming back this year.
# Tragedy
Boston to mark one year since marathon bombings
The ceremonies will take place at the scene of the bombings on Boylston Street.
# boston strong
Boston Marathon bans bags as part of ramped-up security plan
Irish runners travelling to the famous race will need to know the new stringent rules.
# Cover story
The story behind Sports Illustrated’s brilliant Red Sox cover
The Boston Police Department and MVP David Ortiz join together after the World Series win that lifted a city.
# Costume
Woman who dressed as Boston Marathon victim faces job loss and death threats
The 22-year-old has received rape and death threats online
# Tamerlan Tsarnaev
New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture
A Boston police officer released the photos as he was angry about a Rolling Stone magazine cover he felt glamorised the suspect.
# Boston Marathon bombing
Boston bombing suspect had multiple gunshot wounds and fractured skull
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been shot in the face and also had a fractured skull a doctor found after he gave himself up to police following a stand-off in a Boston suburb in April.
# Boston
Police officer leaks images to 'show real Boston bomber'
The photos show the teenager emerge from his hiding place, bloodied and with a sniper’s target on his forehead.
# Criticism
Rolling Stone defends putting Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on cover
The cover has been criticised online for ‘making a celebrity’ out of the bombing suspect.
# Dzhokar Tsarnaev
Boston bomber arrives in court under heavy guard
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is in court for the first time since the April bombing that killed three people and wounded more than 260.
# boston bombing
Court hearing postponed for Boston bomb suspect
Both defence and prosecution attorneys have petitioned the court to postpone the hearing so that that they could have more time to prepare.
# Doctor Enda
Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today
On the third day of a trip to Boston, the Taoiseach will also attend a trade breakfast promoting Ireland as an investment location.
# Boston Marathon
Boston suspect wrote note before he was captured - report
The note reportedly refers to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing as ‘collateral damage’ for US action in Afghanistan and Iraq.
# Boston Marathon
Boston Marathon invites stopped runners back
The invitation applies to more than 5,000 people who were stopped on the course when the race was shut down at 2:50 p.m.
# New Orleans
New Orleans: 19 confirmed injured following parade shooting
Unknown gunmen opened fire during an early afternoon parade in New Orleans yesterday, injuring 17 adults and two 10-year-olds.
# Boston Marathon
Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs
Russian authorities had alerted the FBI in 2011 about a possible threat from Tamerlan Tsarnaev – but Boston police were never told.
# Boston
Family claims body of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect
A funeral home retained by the Tsarnaev family has collected the remains of 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
# Boston Marathon
EBay monitoring listings of Boston Marathon medals
The auction site says they’re determined to make sure no-one makes a profit from the bombings.
# Boston Marathon
Three more arrested in Boston Marathon investigation
The Boston Police Department assured the public there was no threat or risk to its safety.
# Islamists
Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during his capture, was known to have been in contact with a Dagestan militants.
# Boston
Mother of Boston Marathon suspects insists: 'My sons are innocent'
Zubeidat Tsarnaeva has herself started drawing the attention of law enforcement, as she insists her family are innocent.
# Times Square
Boston bombers were planning New York attack
The plan was to go to Manhattan three days after the Boston Marathon.
# Tribute
Boston Magazine's stunning marathon cover
“We will finish the race” is the message from Massachusetts.
# ricin
Charges dropped against Elvis impersonator in US ricin letters
The home of another Mississippi man is now been investigated.
# boston bombing
Boston bomb suspect blames brother
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told investigators his brother was the leader in last week’s deadly attacks, and that no international terrorist groups were involved.