Haile Gebrselassie, the new world half-marathon champion, could return to the British Isles twice in the next six months for two of the biggest challenges which remain to be overcome in his career. ... Read More
What started as a wretched weekend for British athletics ended in triumph as Paula Radcliffe not only retained her world half marathon title in front of her home fans, but ran the second-fastest time in history.... Read More
Both have been on the wrong side of Derartu Tulu on some notable occasions, and both are former World Half Marathon champions - and it is likely that Paula Radcliffe - Britain’s defending champion, and Elana Meyer, the South African who won this title back in 1994, will be on the podium after tomorrow’s race.... Read More
On a day when the pages of the British press were ripe with condemnation of the British government for their decision to withdraw London as a candidate for the 2005 World Championships, one could only feel sympathy for the hardworking representatives of Bristol’s local organising committee and UK Athletics, who had hoped that the news would have been about athletics, and specifically what is set to be a classic edition of the World Half Marathon Championships.... Read More
Haile Gebrselassie laughed this morning when asked how seriously he took the comments of another former world champion - Morocco’s Khalid Skah - over whether or not he would manage to win a medal in Sunday’s IAAF World Half-marathon Championships, being staged around this historic port city.
K. Ken Nakamura takes a look at the Japanese Team for Bristol 2001.
166 men and 86 women – will compete on Sunday in Bristol (GBR), on the occasion of the 10th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. The course through the streets of this attractive port city will comprise two laps of a 10.55km circuit,
It does not matter how fast he runs, whenever he is racing, Haile Gebrselassie can always hear from just over his shoulder the pat, pat, pat of bare feet padding along the Via Appia. No matter how hard he tries, Gebrselassie cannot outrun his sporting destiny.
Hendrick Ramaala has competed in some of the most memorable half-marathons in history, and he should be able to add Bristol to that list after October 7.
Ethiopia's Haile Gebrselassie is to make his debut over the half marathon at the World Half Marathon Championships in Bristol according to reports from the Ethiopian Federation