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Ethiopians start favourite in 10K race


May 26th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) Former winner Ethiopia's Deriba Merga will be seeking to re-establish himself as the most feared front-runner in Road Racing when the TCS World 10K Bangalore race ... Read more...

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Kenyan ace hopes to set record at TCS World 10K Bangalore


May 24th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Kenyan Dennis Kimetto, who recently set a World record for 25 Km run, hopes to live up to his star billing as he heads a classy ... Read more...

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Bangalore’s 10k race to see elite athletes


May 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) The course record of 27 minutes, 51 seconds set by Eritrean Zersenay Tadese in 2008, will certainly be under threat Sunday when elite athletes, led by ... Read more...

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Big star cast for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon


November 26th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The 2011 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Sunday should provide an intense competition what with some of the biggest names in the world of long-distance running ... Read more...

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Muthai, Aselefech win Delhi Half Marathon (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya was the fastest man while 2008 champion Ethiopian Aselefech Mergia returned to win the women's event at the $2,10,000 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon ... Read more...

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Delhi ready for half marathon, 2009 champion Merga pulls out


November 20th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) An estimated 30,000 Delhiites are set to run in the company of world-class athletes and India's most sought after celebrities in the third edition of the ... Read more...

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Sammy Wanjiru wins the Chicago Marathon 2010


October 10th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sammy Wanjiru has successfully won the Chicago Marathon again this year, defending the title he won last year. The runner clocked 2:06:24 to clinch the title. The ... Read more...

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Boston Marathon Results Declared, Africans Dominate


April 20th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Boston, Apr 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 114th Boston Marathon took place yesterday amidst loud cheering from supporters of the runners. Right after the results were announced it was clear that ... Read more...

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Indian marathoners upbeat despite bottom-half finish


November 1st, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) They lag behind the foreign athletes but Indian marathoners are a motivated bunch and say they can challenge the world's best if provided with proper resources. Deepchand Saharan ... Read more...

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Kenyan Mary Keitany sets new record in Delhi Half Marathon


November 1st, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Kenya's Mary Keitany won the women's race in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon here Sunday, clocking a new record of 66 min:54 sec. She left behind Ethopians ... Read more...

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Deriba Merga, Mary Keitany win Delhi Half Marathon


November 1st, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): Olympian Deriba Merga of Ethiopia won the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in men's section while Kenya's Mary Keitany won the women's category.The Airtel Delhi Half ... Read more...

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Delhi gets ready for Airtel Half Marathon


October 31st, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) A spark of energy will run through the streets of the capital Sunday morning as Delhities turn out in large numbers to participate in the Airtel Delhi ... Read more...

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Richards, Bekele and Isinbayeva share $1 mn jackpot


September 5th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 5 (DPA) American Sanya Richards, Russian Jelena Isinbayeva and Ethiopian Kenenanisa Bekele Friday shared the one million dollar jackpot on offer at the Golden League series. The jackpot is shared by ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans put on running shoes for various causes


May 31st, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) It was literally a runners' day out in Bangalore Sunday. Around 32,000 people participated in various racing events at the 'Sunfeast World 10K Bangalore', espousing a number of ... Read more...

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Ethiopians sweep top honours in Delhi Half Marathon (Lead)


November 9th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9(IANS) Ethiopia's Deriba Merga won the Airtel Delhi half marathon with the fastest time of the year of 59 minutes and 15 seconds here Sunday. Fellow-Ethiopian Aselefech Mergia won ... Read more...

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Ethiopian runners win Delhi half marathon


November 9th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Ethiopians Deriba Merga and Aselefech Mergia won the Airtel Delhi open half marathon for men and women respectively here Sunday. Sandeep Kumar and Kavita Raut recorded the ... Read more...

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Richard Hadlee, Jackie Joyner named Half marathon ambassadors


October 21st, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former New Zealand pacer Ricahrd Hadlee and American sprinter Jackie Joyner Kersee have been roped in as event ambassadors of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon scheduled to ... Read more...

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