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marathon, world silver medallist Phaustin Baha Sulle of Tanzania has two goals: the world title and the world best mark.
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After more training, I think everything will come

marathon, world silver medallist Phaustin Baha Sulle of Tanzania has two goals: the world title and the world best mark.... Read More

Paula Radcliffe needs no reminding that in the past three years she has won two world cross-country silver medals and one for 10,000m on the track in Seville last summer when Gete Wami spoilt her gold medal ambitions.
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Radcliffe takes her first major gold in Veracruz

Paula Radcliffe needs no reminding that in the past three years she has won two world cross-country silver medals and one for 10,000m on the track in Seville last summer when Gete Wami spoilt her gold medal ambitions. ... Read More

In a masterful display of strength and tactics, World Half Marathon Champion, Paul Tergat of Kenya became the first man ever to successfully defend his title
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Tergat takes second World Half Marathon Title and gives team victory to Kenya

In a masterful display of strength and tactics, World Half Marathon Champion, Paul Tergat of Kenya became the first man ever to successfully defend his title... Read More

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Travel troubles threaten Ethiopian ambitions in Veracruz

Tesfaye Jifar of Ethiopia broke the Ethiopian national marathon record in Amsterdam last year, two weeks after taking bronze at the world half-marathon championships, but illness kept him off the Sydney Olympic team. Jifar’s only major championship race this year will be the 2000 edition of the world half-marathon event in Veracruz tomorrow, but a delayed arrival after a grueling trip may affect his chances.... Read More

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Butler's Choice

IAAF consultant Mark Butler gives his pick of the favourites for Sunday's racing... Read More

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News11 Nov 2000

Veracruz embraces World Half Marathon

The rarefied atmosphere of the World Half Marathon Championships is generally vastly different from the mass participation that has become symbolic of the big city marathons. Here in Veracruz, the organisers of the 9th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships have been altering all that.

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News11 Nov 2000

Radcliffe’s greatest adversary the weather – No redemption for Tergat

Speaking on the eve of the 9th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, Britain’s Paula Radcliffe says that her greatest adversary is likely to be the weather.

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News10 Nov 2000

Paula Radcliffe and Paul Tergat launch at Veracruz their conquest of a new future in athletics

Athletes from forty five counties are arriving in this ancient city of the Americas to contest on Sunday the 9th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. It was here, in what has since become the most important port of Mexico, that Hernan Cortes landed in 1523 at the start of his conquest of a land that was already home to great civilisations: the Olmec on the coast and the Aztec in the interior.

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News09 Nov 2000

Toshiyuki Hayata, his best distance may be the half marathon

Toshiyuki Hayata, Satoshi Irifune, Jun Shida, Tatsumi Morimasa, Mizuki Noguchi, Yukiko Okamoto, Fumi Murata and Yasuko Hashimoto - will be competing in the World Half Marathon Championships in Veracruz this Sunday.

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News09 Nov 2000

Radcliffe searching for gold in Veracruz

Britain's leading distance runner, Paula Radcliffe, is determined to win her first senior world title at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Veracruz this Sunday.

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News07 Nov 2000

45 countries to compete in Veracruz as Paul Tergat aims for historic double

Athletes from 45 countries around the world will compete in the 9th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Veracruz, Mexico on Sunday 12 November.

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News06 Nov 2000

El Mouaziz scores runaway victory in New York

Abdelkader El Mouaziz of Morocco scored a runaway victory today in the men's division of the New York City Marathon, crossing the finish line in 2 hours, 10 minutes 9 seconds, 2:22 ahead of runner-up Japhet Kosgei of Kenya.

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News06 Nov 2000

Zimbabwean men make their mark on Soweto Marathon

Zimbabwe’s Honest Mutsakani ended South Africa’s domination of the men’s title at the Old Mutual Soweto Marathon in Johannesburg today.

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News04 Nov 2000

Fernandez out to prove herself again

Defending champion Adriana Fernandez of Mexico hopes to make up for a disappointing performance in the Olympics with another run to victory in Sunday's New York City Marathon.

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News04 Nov 2000

Two-time winners Loroupe and Silva return to New York

To Tegla Loroupe, ``New York is like home. It's like family.'' German Silva has the same feeling, because of the way New Yorkers have adored him.

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News03 Nov 2000

The Big Apple gets ready to run

The New York City Marathon will celebrate its 30th birthday on Sunday, November 5. James Dunaway previews the race.

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News03 Nov 2000

McCann running in New York just six weeks after Olympics

Steve Moneghetti, the 1997 marathon bronze medallist at the 1997 World Championships, has had a huge influence on fellow Australian Kerryn McCann, one of the leading women in Sunday's New York City Marathon.

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