Moni Mathews - Principal Correspondent / 22 January 2015 Modest and shy like most of the legends from east Africa, Bekele was forthright in his statements. ... Khaleej Times, 1 week ago
'When I look back at 1992, I look at it with a bright view. I didn't get a gold medal, but it was certainly a victory for many South Africans' 'For many years all my focus was what do I need to do, but at the end of my career I was tired being selfish' Elana Meyer looks back on the disappointment of missing out on competing internationally early in her career because of the sporting boycott of South Africa in conversation with Laxmi Negi/Rediff.com. Image: South Africa's Elana Meyer at a media ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
The woman who greets me at Addis Ababa airport is very different from the traumatised girl I last saw in 1998. When I hugged Aberash Bekele goodbye 16 years ago, I had just finished filming a BBC documentary about her called Schoolgirl Killer. At ...MSNBC Newsweek, 3 weeks ago
LONDON -- There are iconic weapons in all of sport: Kareem's skyhook, Nolan Ryan's fastball, Barry Sanders's cutback, Gretzky's eyes. So too, in track and field: Carl Lewis's effortless , form-perfect, mid-race acceleration; Sergey Bubka's gymnastic ...SI.com, 1 month ago
SHE may not know exactly where her gold medal is but, 20 years later, Catherina McKiernan can still vividly remember the dramatic last minutes of the first European Cross-Country Championships. SHE may not know exactly where her gold medal is but, ...Irish Independent, 1 month ago
Azmeraw Bekele and Wude Ayalew, both former winners of the race, won the men's and women's races respectively at the 2014 Great Ethiopian Run 10km in Addis Ababa earlier today. Bekele who had won here in 2010 returned to win his second title, to ...Great Run, 2 months ago Former winners Ayalew and Bekele triumph at Great Ethiopian Run IAAF, 2 months ago
"I don't like running," claims Liam Myles. It is an extraordinary admission from a man who has just dashed halfway across the world to be involved in a remarkable road race. Amid more than 35,000 vibrant red t-shirts, the softly spoken Irishman is ...AllAfrica.com, 2 months ago
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