Daily Archives: August 10, 2013

Women’s Rights & CEDAW in Morocco

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Kiplagat makes history as Farah shines and Bolt cruises

Edna Kiplagat became the first woman to retain the world marathon title

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McDonald Mariga reflects on historic treble

Mariga was under Mourinho’s wing at the Italian club in 2010 during the run up to that historic ‘treble’ exploits

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For Victor Wanyama, a new challenge awaits

About 35 years ago at the Railway Club in Nairobi, a middle-aged man had a lunch date with a beautiful woman

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Upper Hill are national champions

Upper Hill Secondary beat newcomers Kathungi 1-0 in boys’ football final to emerge champions at this year’s Kenya Secondary School Sports Association Term Two ‘B’ games

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Farah reigns supreme over world 10,000m

Briton Mo Farah was pushed all the way in an ultimately well-executed victory in the men’s 10,000m at the world championships on Saturday to carry on where he left off at last year’s London Olympics.

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Kenya's Edna Kiplagat makes history in women's marathon

Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat became the first woman to retain the marathon world title when she eased home on Saturday to earn the first gold medal on the opening day of the world athletics championships.

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Ferdinand backs United to recover from poor pre-season

Rio Ferdinand insists there should be no concerns about Manchester United’s pre-season form even though Sevilla condemned the Premier League champions to a third defeat in seven games.

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Moyes' United set for Community Shield bow

David Moyes will take charge of his first competitive game as Manchester United manager on Sunday when his new club tackle FA Cup winners Wigan Athletic in the Community Shield.

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Finding Fairways, and One Pants Pocket, a Swede Finds Himself in Contention

On the 18th hole, Jonas Blixt, a 29-year-old Swede and a Florida State graduate, hit his tee shot into the back pocket of a retired doctor’s slacks. read more

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Luna Rossa sweeps Artemis at America's Cup

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Italy’s Luna Rossa sailed into the final of the America’s Cup challenger series on Saturday, completing a 4-0 sweep over the grief-stricken Swedish syndicate Artemis. read more

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Men of Few Words Are Talk of the Tournament

Jim Furyk made impressive putts on Nos. 17 and 18 to card a 68 and take a one-stroke lead over Jason Dufner, who settled for a one-over-par 71 at the third round of the P.G.A. Championship. read more

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Overton Tweets His Bitterness About Missing PGA

Jeff Overton ended up being first alternate at the PGA Championship. It was the first time since 2008 that he did not play in the final major of the year, and based on a series of tweets early Saturday morning, he wasn’t happy about it. read more

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On Fate of Wild Horses, Stars and Indians Spar

Free-roaming horses are at the center of a passionate dispute playing out across the West about whether federal authorities should sanction their slaughter to thin the herds. read more

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