Monday, January 04, 2010

News of Note: 28 December - 3 January

Breaking record is on Gebrselassie’s mind (29 December 2009) - Haile Gebrselassie reveals the training schedule he has in place to prepare for a bid to beat his own marathon world record in Dubai.

Supremacy battle between Kenya, Ethiopia in running continues (31 December 2009) - A look at 2009's mid, long distance, and road race results for Ethiopian and Kenya.

Gebrselassie leads Ethiopian victories in New Year races (1 January 2009) - Haile Gebrselassie wins in Trier; Emebet Anteneh finished second in the women's race. Sule Utura wins the women's race in Bolzano, with Imane Merga taking second in the men's race. Abera Chane and Asmerawork Bekele won the men's and women's races in the Austrian San Silvestre.

Ethiopian runner wins Luanda's yearend marathon (1 January 2010) - Ali Mohamed wins Angola's 10 kilometre yearend race.

Ethiopia’s African meet misses CAA label (1 January 2010) - For the fifth year, the Pan African category B athletics meeting in Addis Ababa has missed the Confederation of African Athletics three-tier competition standard.

Lilesa and Bayisa lead Ethiopian sweep in Xiamen (2 January 2010) - Feyisa Lilesa is victorious in the men's race, followed by Negari Getachew Terfa; Ethiopian Atsede Bayisa becomes the first foreign runner to win the women's race.
Bekele back in the mood for Edinburgh International Cross Country race (3 January 2010) - Interview with Kenenisa Bekele, in which he discusses training with his younger brother Tariku as he aims for his fourth victory in Edinburgh.

Thursday's Abu Dhabi Half is Loaded - A look at the competition in the 2010 Zayed Half Marathon, to take place on Thursday, 7 January.

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