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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
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]