Tag archive for ‘Great Britain’
Raining champ ... Hassan, left, with Olympic hero Mo ARTHUR EDWARDS / THE SUN
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, October 20th, 2012
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Gold hero Mo and his bro

Raining champ … Hassan, left, with Olympic hero Mo ARTHUR EDWARDS / THE SUN OLYMPIC hero Mo Farah is larking about with identical twin brother Hassan — and the way they behave no one would think they have More...

Olympic hero Mo Farah has shown off the newborn twins who inspired him to double gold-winning victory - and finally revealed their names.
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, September 3rd, 2012
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Mo Farah names his daughters Aisha and Amani

Olympic hero Mo Farah has shown off the newborn twins who inspired him to double gold-winning victory – and finally revealed their names. LONDON — The long distance runner, who brought joy to the nation More...

What price medals?
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 10th, 2012
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Australia’s poor Olympic campaign costs taxpayers millions

SYDNEY — Australia’s performance at the London Olympics, its worst result in 20 years, has cost taxpayers $10.6 million for each medal won. The effort of Britain, the host and Australia’s arch-rival, More...

Olympic champion carries the flags of Great Britain and Somaliland
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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LONDON 2012: Arab World celebrates Mo Farah’s golden victory

Olympic champion, Mo Farah carries the flags of Great Britain and Somaliland in Barcelona. DUBAI — After outsprinting his African rivals and securing the first ever British gold medal in the men’s 10,000m, More...

Mohamed Farah wins a gold medal for Great Britain, London 2012
By Sahra Farah On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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Mo Farah makes history as first British man to take gold in Olympic 10000m

Mo Farah sprinted into athletics legend here in London’s disbelieving Olympic Stadium, becoming the first British man ever to win the Olympic 10000m title, indeed any global 25-lap title, with a run of rare courage More...

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By Sahra Farah On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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Team GB’s Mo Farah’s inspirational former PE teacher to cheer him at London 2012

LONDON — Out of the 80,000-strong crowd who will see Mo Farah compete tomorrow the proudest spectator will be his best man and former PE teacher Alan Watkinson. Mr Watkinson took Farah under his wing when More...

Running man: Ethiopian legend and two-time Olympic 10,000 metres gold medal winner Haile Gebrselassie is a big fan of Mo Farah Photo: ACTION IMAGES
By Liban On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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Kenenisa Bekele main threat to Mo Farah – Haile Gebrselassie

Running man: Ethiopian legend and two-time Olympic 10,000 metres gold medal winner Haile Gebrselassie is a big fan of Mo Farah Photo: ACTION IMAGES Mo Farah will definitely win a medal at this Olympics – and I More...

Ye Shiwen waves after winning the gold medal and setting a new world record in the women's 400m Individual Medley during the Swimming competition held at the Aquatics Center during the London 2012 Olympic Games in London, England, 28 July 2012. EPA/HANNIBAL Picture: Epa Source: AP
By Hassan Ali On Monday, July 30th, 2012
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LONDON 2012: US coach expresses concern over Ye Shiwen’s gold collections

Ye Shiwen waves after winning the gold medal and setting a new world record in the women’s 400m Individual Medley during the Swimming competition held at the Aquatics Center during the London 2012 Olympic More...

From London's Public Record Office: Somaliland and British leaders agree to Somaliland independence
By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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SOMALILAND: President sends Independence Day greetings 52 years after British rule

From the British Public Record Office, this historical picture shows Somaliland leaders and the colonial leaders in Hargeisa in 1960. From right: Ahmed Haji Duale Abdulle “Ahmed Kayse” (SNL/minister), More...

Britain urges Somaliland to back Somalia conference in London
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, January 19th, 2012
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Britain urges Somaliland to back Somalia conference in London

HARGEISA — UK Deputy Ambassador to Ethiopia Chris Allan visited the Somaliland capital on Wednesday to discuss the upcoming London Conference on Somalia. The British ambassador held a press conference in More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009
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Doubts Grow Over Somaliland Elections

Hargeisa, 22 Jul 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Somaliland’s biggest donors have warned the country explicitly or implicitly that aid assistance for the election may be cut or ended unless there is a satisfactory More...