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- Zersenay Tadese exuded self confidence today as he killed off the hopes of his opponents at the IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships and reconfirmed his ambitions to debut at the full marathon distance next year. </P>
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Tadese – confident in victory and his sporting plans at least – Rio 2008

- Zersenay Tadese exuded self confidence today as he killed off the hopes of his opponents at the IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships and reconfirmed his ambitions to debut at the full marathon distance next year. </P>... Read More

– Lornah Kiplagat scorched to a magnificent title defence at today’s IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships, and then immediately squashed rumours the event in future will not figure in her plans.</P>
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“Never say never” – Kiplagat, Rio 2008

– Lornah Kiplagat scorched to a magnificent title defence at today’s IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships, and then immediately squashed rumours the event in future will not figure in her plans.</P>... Read More

– Zersenay Tadese dominated today’s&nbsp; IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships, taking a 21km stroll along the picturesque Atlantic coast of this ‘Marvellous City’ renowned internationally more for its slightly clad sunbathing beauties than athletics brilliance.</P>
Reports

Emphatic third triumph; Tadese goes solo from 5km - Men's Race Report, Rio 2008

– Zersenay Tadese dominated today’s&nbsp; IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships, taking a 21km stroll along the picturesque Atlantic coast of this ‘Marvellous City’ renowned internationally more for its slightly clad sunbathing beauties than athletics brilliance.</P>... Read More

- Lornah Kiplagat producing another&nbsp;staggering performance&nbsp; in perfect conditions retained her global road running title for the second time at today's IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships with a runaway victory on a course that stretched along the coastline of this wonderful city.</P>
Reports

Kiplagat saunters to another staggering victory - Women's Race Report, Rio 2008

- Lornah Kiplagat producing another&nbsp;staggering performance&nbsp; in perfect conditions retained her global road running title for the second time at today's IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships with a runaway victory on a course that stretched along the coastline of this wonderful city.</P>... Read More

- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – At today’s IAAF Press Conference ahead of tomorrow’s IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships (Sunday 12 Oct), IAAF President Lamine Diack formerly opened the championships with the following comments to the assembled media.</P>
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President Diack's comments - IAAF Press Conference, Rio 2008

- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – At today’s IAAF Press Conference ahead of tomorrow’s IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships (Sunday 12 Oct), IAAF President Lamine Diack formerly opened the championships with the following comments to the assembled media.</P>... Read More

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News11 Oct 2008

Kiplagat, Tadese and Dos Santos reflect on Beijing and look forward World Half Marathon, Rio 2008

– Reigning two-time World Road Running champions Lornah Kiplagat (NED) and Zersenay Tadese (ERI), and Marilson&nbsp; Gomes dos Santos (BRA) the 2006 New York City Marathon winner were the athlete guests at today’s IAAF Press Conference ahead of tomorrow’s IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships (Sunday 12 Oct).</P>

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News10 Oct 2008

Legends support Athletics in the Jungle

azil - Athletics deserves its status as one of the most accessible and universal sports, and a new initiative of the Brazilian Athletics Federation means that even the Jungle can play host to athletics.</P>

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Previews09 Oct 2008

Women's race preview - World Half Marathon Championships Rio 2008

Lornah Kiplagat was an early arrival in Rio de Janeiro determined to be fully acclimatised, rested and ready to defend the global road running crown at the IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships (Sunday 12 Oct) having run&nbsp;an unforgettable performance in Udine last year.

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Previews09 Oct 2008

MEN’s RACE PREVIEW - World Half Marathon, Rio 2008

- Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea is the favourite to win the global road running title for the third consecutive year when the IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships in Rio de Janeiro takes place on Sunday 12 October.</P>

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News09 Oct 2008

Provisional Entry List - World Half Marathon, Rio 2008

azil - The Provisional Entry List for the IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday 12 October is now available.</P>

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News08 Oct 2008

Making history - the who, what and when of the World Half Marathon Championships

-Carlo – The IAAF/CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday 12 October marks the first occasion that this IAAF World Athletics Series event has been held in South America.</P>

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News08 Oct 2008

Akaba and Osaki lead Japan’s hopes of continuing team medal tradition in Rio

- There will be a Japanese team of nine runners for the IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday 12 October.</P>

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News07 Oct 2008

$245,000 Prize Money at stake in Rio - World Half Marathon

- A total prize purse of US$245,000 will be paid by the IAAF at the IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday 12 October.</P>

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News06 Oct 2008

Uganda sends a squad of three for World Half Marathon in Brazil

nbsp;- Despite Uganda’s best half marathon runner Wilson Busienei Kipkemei not making the trip, the small east African country has picked&nbsp;what it hopes will a strong squad of&nbsp;three athletes for the IAAF/Caixa World Half Marathon Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 12 October 2008.</P>

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News06 Oct 2008

Athlete Biographies - IAAF/CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships

Biographies for the athletes competing in the IAAF/CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday 12 October will be downloadable in pdf format from this section. The Biographies will become available on the morning of 12 October.<BR>

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News06 Oct 2008

Can any team prevent another Kenyan romp in Rio?

- Kenyan teams have been the dominant force in global road running championships over recent years, and with two quality squads lined up for the IAAF / CAIXA World Half Marathon Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday 12 October, can anyone prevent another brace of team titles being landed by the east African nation?</P>

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News06 Oct 2008

Okari and Kano win in San Jose

- Competing in ideal running conditions, Gilbert Okari of Kenya broke away from the lead pack at mile nine and cruised to victory at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in San Jose yesterday (5).</P>

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