Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa won the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday, pulling ahead late in the race and finishing in 2 hours, 10 minutes, 22 seconds. He beat Kenyan Micah Kongo by five seconds and Ethiopian Gebregziabher Gebremariam by eight seconds.
Adam Scott became the first Australian to win the Masters on Sunday, edging Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff on a rainy day at Augusta National to take home the green jacket. After a dramatic finish in regulation that saw Scott and then Cabrera birdie the 72nd hole that allowed them to both finish at -9 and force a playoff, Scott connected on a birdie on the second playoff hole for the win. Jason Day was third at -7, while Tiger Woods and Marc Leishman were tied for fourth at -5.