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Britain’s Farah eyes Marathon record

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Olympic champion Mo Farah has set his sights on adding to his growing collection of British long-distance records when he makes his full London Marathon debut next year. Farah, who already holds national records on the track at 5,000 and 10,000 metres, ran half of the Marathon course during Sunday’s race to get a taste […]

Sport

Farah had ‘no doubts’ about running marathon

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British Olympic star Mo Farah claimed on Thursday that he never considered pulling out of the London Marathon despite the fatal bomb attacks in the US city of Boston. Sunday’s London Marathon will take place amid tightened security after the twin blasts at the Boston Marathon earlier this week left three people dead and over […]

Editorial

Somaliland: SPORTING NEEDS CONDUCIVE ATMOSPHERE AND GOOD TIMING

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Education, culture and technology are aspects in all societies which weld a high degree of sacrosancy. They are universally untouchables as far as politics and politicking are concerned. Within the cultural aspect is, in modern times, the subject of sports embeds. Of course it is abominable to mix, intermingle, or at worse, tie sporting to […]

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Ethiopia: What We Can Learn from Our Distance Runners

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Ethiopia is known for the best and the worst. Ethiopia is known for the legendary hospitality and charm of its people, unrivaled beauty of its picturesque landscape, fabulous coffee and, of course, unbeatable distance runners. Ethiopia is also known as the epicenter of human rights abuses, citadel of press repression and home to the largest […]

Sport

Somali youth team up for basketball

From left, San Diego's Hashim Ahmed, Mohamud Abdi and Aden Aden discuss a play during the Hoop for Hope Somali Basketball League annual tournament at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis on Thursday, June 28, 2012. MPR Photo/Jeffrey Thompson

From left, San Diego’s Hashim Ahmed, Mohamud Abdi and Aden Aden discuss a play during the Hoop for Hope Somali Basketball League annual tournament at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis on Thursday, June 28, 2012. MPR Photo/Jeffrey Thompson MINNESOTA — While their parents grew up in Somalia, where soccer was the sport of choice, young […]

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Somaliland: Youth Integration Cup kicks off in Hargeisa

Sohasco team basketballers in white uniforms seen battling with ball against a determine Asluubta side

Photo: Sohasco players on the offensive against Asluubta during the first day of the game (Somalilandpress) HARGEISA — Somaliland Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Mr. Ali Saeed Raigal, simultaneously inaugurated three-week long football and basketball tournaments this week in the capital intended to promote social integration through sports. The project is funded by Mercy […]

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Hargeisa: Wayo-arag Foundation Grants Sports Equipment To Footbal Teams

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 Hargeisa, 21, Dec, 2010-(Somalilandpress)- Somaliland’s main Sports organization united by the former veteran football players has given training and sports equipments to few of the footbal teams existing in Hargeisa city today. Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Hasan (Sawahili), Wayo-arag’s founder speaking to Somalilandpress, indicated that their foundation focuses donatations of sports trainings and equipments to the […]

Somaliland

SOMALILAND: Celebration of Art and Culture

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — When you first walked into the Panorama Hall that night, one could not help but notice the paintings that lined the walls. Thirteen gifted artists based here in Hargeysa, displayed beautiful images reflecting traditional and contemporary Somali society. Paintings of camels walking with grace as they were led across the plains, to […]