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Budd saddened by Korkie's death
Africa News Network7


YEMEN-KORKIE-BUDD Contributed by NAMPA / SAPA. BUDD SADDENED BY KORKIE'S DEATH Athlete Zola Budd on Monday expressed sadness at the death of her ex-coach and friend Pierre Korkie in Yemen on Saturday. "I am very saddened by Pierre's death and ... Namibia Press Agency, 1 month ago
Budd saddened by Korkie's death Africa News Network7, 1 month ago

Korkie a profound influence on Zola Budd, Ryk Neethling

Pierre Korkie, the teacher killed by al-Qaeda in Yemen on Saturday, had a great influence on some of South Africa's greatest athletes, including Olympic swimmer Ryk Neethling and runner Zola Budd. I spent a lot of time with him. He was one of the ...
 City Press1 month ago Pierre Korkie dies in failed US rescue mission: family chooses to forgive al-Qaida  Gateway month ago Who was Pierre Korkie?  ENCA1 month ago State takes over Korkie media briefin ...  Sunday Independent1 month ago

'Being second at the Olympics came from a strong desire to compete'

'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/ Image: South Africa's Elana Meyer at a media ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

He runs 147 km non-stop in a day!

Image: Ultra marathoner Arun Bhardwaj. Photograph: Facebook 'After 8 to 10 hours of running, when my body starts paining, I keep thinking about the pain and sacrifice of my mother and it makes my will stronger.' Arun Bhardwaj, India's first ultramarathoner, tells Laxmi Negi/ what drives his passion for conquering distances. Come January and Mumbai turns into a runners' paradise. The humidity evaporates and there's a nip in temperatures. New Year's resolution of staying fit lasts a ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
DNA India

Running 171km in a day is cakewalk for him

Arun Bhardwaj at a city hotel on Wednesday Swapnil Sakhare dna What comes to your mind when someone asks if you can run a full marathon (42 km)? Tiredness, dehydration, or perhaps the thought of every joint in your body aching? Now imagine ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago

Ultra marathoner Bhardwaj to target 171kms on treadmill

MUMBAI: If pushing the limits is a phrase defining sportspersons, Arun Bhardwaj is a prime example of it. Hailing from Baoli, a small village near Baghpat in western Uttar Pradesh, Bhardwaj never imagined he would be running as he was a weak child ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Sly 'honoured' by MBE

Thirty years after her silver-medal winning performance at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, Wendy Sly has been awarded an MBE for her services to sport. Sly won her Olympic medal in the now infamous Olympic race where American sweetheart Mary ...
 Sky Sports3 weeks ago

New Year Honours for British Olympians

Steve Cram, Mary Peters and Wendy Sly for recognised contributions to athletics and the community London: Steve Cram, Mary Peters and Wendy Sly, three distinguished Olympic track and field athletes, have been recognised in Britain's New Year Honours ...
 Gulf News3 weeks ago Sport-New Year honours for top British Olympians  London South East3 weeks ago New Year honours for top British Olympians  Times of India3 weeks ago

2014: A day-by-day look back

By Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa. Tribune Content Agency Dec. 28 --A chronology of the events that made headlines in the Standard-Speaker during 2014: January: 1: Bob "Ranger" Dolieden, a Vietnam veteran, spends his first full day in his newly ...
 Insurance News Net3 weeks ago

Memorial service for Korkie this week

A MEMORIAL service will be held this week for South African Pierre Korkie, who was killed in a failed rescue mission in Yemen, said is family. "Later in this week a memorial service will be held in Bloemfontein and a private burial service," ...
 BDlive1 month ago South African killed in Yemen hostage rescue plan  Africa News Network71 month ago Barking Dog Foils Rescue as Hostages Killed by al-Qaeda  BusinessWeek1 month ago South African hostage was a day from freedom when killed in US rescue attempt, says aid group  Newstalk 1290 CJBK1 month ago
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