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17 min ago | Chronicle Live

Brendan Foster says Great North Run was born out of adversity

But among all that elite talent there is one unsung hero that has been central to the race's development: a pot of white paint.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Tirunesh Dibaba, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Mail

It's top secret: Haile Gebrselassie on Mr Bean, his lucky pants and historical epics

Ethiopian long-distance track and road running athlete Haile Gebrselassie talks about his heroes, classic comedy shows and Diego Maradona ahead of the Great North Run on Sunday Miruts Yifter.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Mo Farah, Summer Olympics

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Republic

This date in sports history for Aug. 23, 2014

1933 - The first televised boxing match is an exhibition fight between Archie Sexton and Laurie Raiteri, staged at the Broadcasting House in London.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Fernandez, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming, Arman Chilmanov

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Daily Republic

This date in sports history for Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

The defeat is Big Red's only loss in 21 starts. 1979 - Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals reaches the 3,000-hit plateau with an infield hit off Chicago Cubs pitcher Dennis Lamp.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Summer Olympic, Olympic Track And Field, More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Natalie Coughlin, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Farah, Schippers look for big Euros medal hauls

Britain's Mo Farah wants to underscore his status as the pre-eminent long-distance runner of his age with another 5,000-, 10,000-meter double at the European Championships.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Farah to race in Great North Run

The 31-year-old, who is gearing up for a 5,000 and 10,000 metres double at the European Championships in Zurich next week after pulling out of the Commonwealth Games following illness, will take on Stephen Kiprotich, the reigning world and Olympic marathon champion, on Tyneside.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35