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Israel protests marathon body's exclusion of West Bank race<
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JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel on Thursday said the international marathon body was injecting politics into sports by excluding an Israeli race because it passes through West Bank territory the Palestinians and most of the world considers to be occupied.
The Israel Marathon Association said the Association of International Marathons and Distances Races had displayed a "discriminatory nature" against the B ...