Tuesday Aug 12
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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.
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.
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.
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ElliptiGO Inc. , creators of the world's first elliptical cycle, today announced a partnership with elite Ethiopian training camp, Yaya Village.
The Northern Echo
Olympic and world champion keen to impress on banks of the Tyne
A 5,000-strong field of runners will have the chance to run alongside the reigning Olympic and world champion when he steps up his preparations for the Great North Run on Sunday - if anyone can keep up.