It’s because of Cathy Freeman that I love the men’s 10,000 metres.
Not that she competed in it. Wrong gender for a start. And her specialty was a good 9.6 kilometres short of the distance. 754 more words
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Distance running great Haile Gebrselassie was part of a group of athletes who protested against the Ethiopian track federation on Tuesday. 117 more words
You know, I want to help my country. Definitely I can help them, simply by winning races. Sure, they can follow my path to a good career. 31 more words
I think if you come first with a new world record, that is the best. – Haile Gebrselassie: http://dlvr.it/ClQjHk
When Eliud Kipchoge‘s insoles starting flapping out of his Nikes less than halfway to winning Sunday’s Berlin Marathon, it marked another in a long line of footwear failures in major track and field racing. 899 more words