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2011-06-15 21:50:43

Competing in races is the life of a runner.

2006-08-25 15:23:23

By Emma Davis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Asafa Powell took a swipe at officials at the Memorial Van Damme Golden League meeting on Friday saying they denied him the chance to break his 100 metres world record.

2006-02-15 07:59:43

By Karolos Grohmann TURIN (Reuters) - New rules on the number of false starts allowed in speedskating introduced for the first time at the Turin Olympic Games have already claimed their first victim, triggering scathing attacks from the athletes.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.