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  • EPelle
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    Re: The Kenyan Plot to Take Down Bekele!

    Can you imagine such a thing happening in the USA?

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  • Cyril
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    << "There is a time our
    >[Kenyan] runners had five records at one time and there is nothing to worry
    >about. We [Athletics Kenya] have a new crop of runners who are capable of
    >silencing the Bekele. Kenyans deliver when called upon and we know it will
    >happen in Athens. AK secretary general, David Okeyo."
    >>>

    I really doubt Bekele is losing sleep. If anything he'd probably welcome the company in the later stages, until he's ready to put the race away.
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    Athletics Kenya (AK)
    >chairman Isaiah Kiplagat has threatened to ban agents, who have turned some of
    >Kenya’s top runners into pace setters for their rivals.

    Kiplagat said he
    >was dismayed that some of the top runners were being used as pace setters in
    >Grand Prix meetings for Ethiopians to break records. >>

    So he's going to deprive them of a payday to save national pride?

    This rhetoric is such sour grapes - bad sportsmanship. He should keep the trap shut and as the slogan goes - Just Do It.

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  • EPelle
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    The Kenyan Plot to Take Down Bekele!

    http://www.eastandard.net/sports/sport11060401.htm

    << "There is a time our [Kenyan] runners had five records at one time and there is nothing to worry about. We [Athletics Kenya] have a new crop of runners who are capable of silencing the Bekele. Kenyans deliver when called upon and we know it will happen in Athens. AK secretary general, David Okeyo." >>

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    (Somewhat) Related News:

    Athletics Kenya (AK) chairman Isaiah Kiplagat has threatened to ban agents, who have turned some of Kenya’s top runners into pace setters for their rivals.

    Kiplagat said he was dismayed that some of the top runners were being used as pace setters in Grand Prix meetings for Ethiopians to break records. >>

    http://www.eastandard.net/sports/sport14060403.htm
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