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January 8th, 2009

GEBRSELASSIE READY FOR STANDARD CHARTERED DUBAI MARATHON… AND WORLD RECORD NO. 27?

Dubai (UAE): Although world records have come with the same metronomic regularity he applies to his marathon running, Haile Gebrselassie won’t be drawn just yet on whether next week’s Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on January 16 will be world record number 27. But the running legend says he is in better shape than when he […]

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January 2nd, 2009

ASKALE LOOKING FOR WINNING RETURN TO STANDARD CHARTERED DUBAI MARATHON

Dubai (UAE): She may have lost her ladies’ marathon title to Berhane Adere in 2008 but former course record holder Askale Tafa Magarsa will be looking to regain her crown when she lines up again at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on January 16. Two years ago, the diminutive Ethiopian – known simply as “Askale” […]

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December 20th, 2008

BERHANE ADERE TO DEFEND TITLE AT STANDARD CHARTERED DUBAI MARATHON

Dubai (UAE): One year after the biggest payday of her athletics career, Ethiopia’s Berhane Adere will return to Dubai to defend her title in the 2009 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on January 16. Last year, the 35 year-old set a new Dubai record for the women’s event when she stormed to victory in a time […]

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