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.
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World half-marathon title could encourage Gebrselassie to take on Tergat’s twin challenge

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.
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Radcliffe retains world half-marathon title and goes close to world best

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

When he lost his 10,000m world title in Edmonton in August, it was the first time since 1993 that Haile Gebrselassie had been unable to call himself “world champion”.
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Gebrselassie lives up to half marathon challenge

When he lost his 10,000m world title in Edmonton in August, it was the first time since 1993 that Haile Gebrselassie had been unable to call himself “world champion”.... Read more

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Politics overshadows the sport

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

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Gebrselassie going for Bristol Gold

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.... Read more