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  1. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Carter injury deals Jamaica fresh blow

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 11:10am by Agence France-Presse in Lausanne

    ... Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter, the second fastest man over 100m this year, pulled out of Wednesday’s meet at Lucerne because of a thigh injury, organisers said. Carter was a member of Jamaica’s 4x100m relay gold medal winning team at the last year Olympi ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Jamaica’s Blake withdraws from world championships

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 11:35am by Associated Press in Kingston, Jamaica

    ... Olympic sprinter Yohan Blake of Jamaica has withdrawn from the world championships in Moscow next month due to a nagging hamstring injury. Agent Cubie Seegobin says that although Blake has made “vast improvement” since injuring the leg in April, he needs ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Bolt will have to qualify for 100 metres at world championships

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 01:05pm

    ... should go to his training partner Yohan Blake. But Bolt was given his country’s wildcard entry into the 200m after the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) ruled in his favour for the longer sprint. The JAAA was forced to choose between its own athletes after the sport’s world body ruled that only one wild card would be allowed per country for each event. Jamaica had two ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Bolt runs track-record 19.79 in 200 at Bislett

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 09:25am by Associated Press in Oslo

    ... Associated Press in Oslo Piqued by suggestions of a possible decline, Usain Bolt responded with a blistering season debut at 200 meters and a track record at the Bislett Games. “I’m not in as bad shape as I thought I was,” Bolt said Thursday after his emp ...

  5. Sport - Rugby - TIM NOONAN

    Let’s be honest, part of the entertainment of watching sport is the attractive athletes

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 12:18am by Tim Noonan

    ... Tim Noonan Many female fans enjoy the rugby both for the sport and the, er, talent- just as men appreciate attractive female athletes You can't deny sport has a sexual element We ... I appreciate the athletic skills of these players, there are some pretty fine specimens out there. Of course, I enjoy the view, most women do and if they tell you differently they are probably ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius murder trial adjourned for a week as athlete prepares defence

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 06:01pm by Reuters

    ... of the night. If found guilty of murder, Pistorius faces at least 25 years in prison. The trial has gripped South Africa and millions of athletics fans around the world who saw Pistorius as a symbol ... and London Paralympics. He also won a battle against athletics authorities for the right to compete against able-bodied men, becoming the first amputee runner at an Olympics when he reached the 400 ...

  7. News - World

    Ukrainian athlete withdraws from Sochi Winter Games in support of protests back home

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 09:45pm by GDN

    ... IOC bans athletes fromwearing black armbands Two members of Ukraine's Olympic team decided yesterday to pull out of the Sochi Winter Games in support of demonstrators back home after ... on the start line when people are dying and when the authorities broke the main rule of the Olympic competition, which is peace- I simply cannot do it." Ukraine team officials and some athletes ...

  8. Entrepreneur in China: competition at every turn

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 02:45pm by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan Entrepreneur in China: competition at every turn (via Education Post) Life at any IT start-up can be tough, but at the business founded by Adrian Li Kwok-tung, there is an extra element. As an endurance athlete and a Stanford MBA, Li often tries to rally his team of IT developers to join him for workouts or to sign up…   ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Endurance athletes try to break three hours in swimming and running

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 10:43pm by RACHEL JACQUELIN

    ... Rachel Jacqueline 'Cold Standard' competitors hope to break the magic mark in both disciplines by finishing a 10km swim then the marathon Endurance athletes aim to overcome power of three In marathon swimming and running, the magic number is three: a sub-three-hour 10-kilometre swim is as elusive as a sub-three-hour 42-kilometre run. The athlete who nails them both? Unheard ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - ASIAN GAMES

    We'll fight for our athletes' eligibility at Asian Games, vow HK Olympic chiefs

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 10:34pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong athletes will need an SAR passport to take part at Incheon; those with permanent IDs can't compete 'We'll fight for our athletes' eligibility' Hong Kong athletes will need to have an SAR passport if they wish to take part at the Incheon Asian Games in September with the Olympic Council of Asia set to follow ...




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