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Oromia: Athletic Nation: Great Manchester Run: Oromo athletes Kenenisa Bekele & Tirunesh Dibaba win

Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele won the men’s race at the Great Manchester Run, finishing the 10km course in a time of 28 minutes and eight seconds. 809 more words


Sports Couples That Should Be Made

Well, this is something that I first started thinking about yeeeeears ago. I reckon it all started back in Sydney 2000, when Maurice Greene and Marion Jones were kings of the sprint, and I thought to myself – “hey, they’re both American, handsome, competing in the same events (and owning them), and very similar in age (Greene was born in 74, Jones in 75) – why don’t they hook up and have awesome children with the perfect gene pool to become the next greatest sprinters?”. 2,529 more words


Huddle to race at Prefontaine Classic

Elmira native Molly Huddle will start her outdoor track season Saturday when she competes at the Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

Huddle, 30, will race in the 5,000-meter run against a field of world-class competitors in the Diamond League meet. 281 more words