Edna Kiplagat (left) and Geoffrey Kirui, both of Kenya, raise the trophy after winning the women's and men's races at the Boston Marathon. April 17, 2017. (USA Today/Winslow Townson)

Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat produced a Kenyan sweep at the Boston Marathon, winning the men's and women's races on Monday by conquering the race's hilly final miles to establish their dominance.

Ghirmay Ghebreslassie as he crosses the finish line New York City Marathon. November 6, 2016. (CNN)

The New York City Marathon crowned its youngest male champion on Sunday. Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, 20, from Eritrea finished the five-borough race in 2 hours, 7 minutes and 51 seconds, qualifying him as the third fastest runner in the marathon's 46-year history.

Virginia Thrasher, center, after winning a gold medal. at Rio Olympic Games 2016. (Photo/The New York Times/Chang W Lee)

Rio’s Olympic Games are fully underway Saturday with road cycling, beach volleyball, boxing and several swimming events. Highlights include the U.S. women’s soccer team facing off against France and the U.S. men’s basketball team taking on China.

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