Sunday, September 30, 2007


I think it is now beyond debate that Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia is the greatest distance runner of all time...

BERLIN (AFP) — Double Olympic champion Haile Gebrselassie broke the world marathon record with an unofficial time of 2hr 4min 26sec in winning the 34th Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

The 34-year-old Ethiopian, who won 10,000m gold at Atlanta in 1996 and at Sydney four years later, bettered Kenyan Paul Tergat's record of 2hr 4min and 55sec set in 2003 also in the German capital... more