Bekele double sends Kenyan coaches back to the drawing board
The truth is dawning upon Kenyans that talent is inborn. No better event would have driven this truism home than the 30th IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Dublin, Ireland, 23-24 March. - [28.3.2002]
Bekele defies pundits to take historic double gold in Dublin
19-year-old Kenenisa Bekele from Ethiopia today ran into the history books as he became the first athlete to win both the menís short and long cross races at the World Cross Country Championships. - [24.3.2002]
Dublin payday for Edith Masai
Kenyaís Edith Masai enjoyed the biggest pay-day of her brief running career on Sunday, when she collected $34,000 prize money after winning the womenís short-course race at the iaaf/sport Ireland World Cross-country Championships here on Sunday. - [24.3.2002]
Unshod Gebremarian shooed home as Junior Menís Winner
Nobody is keeping the statistics for how many IAAF world champions have won their titles with just one shoe but no one at the Leopardstown racecourse on Sunday could remember any otherís than Ethiopiaís Gebre-egziable Gebremarian, who followed in the footsteps of his compatriot Kenenisha Bekele 12 months ago by winning the junior menís gold meda - [24.3.2002]
Radcliffe runs away with 2nd World Cross gold, USA take silver and bronze
Great Britainís defending champion Paula Radcliffe became the first woman in ten years to successfully defend her long cross title here this afternoon and she was followed across the line by two surprise contenders as Americans Deena Drossin and Colleen De Reuck closed Ethiopia and Kenya out of the individual medal tables. - [23.3.2002]