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Houthi attacks delay Inverness Marathon medals and T-shirts

Yahoo Daily News 29 Feb 2024
Runners in the Inverness half-marathon will miss out on their medals and T-shirts immediately after the race after Houthi rebels targeted cargo ships in the Red Sea ... In a social media post, organisers of Inverness Half Marathon and 5km wrote.
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Kenya mourns as marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum given state funeral

China Daily 26 Feb 2024
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's world marathon record holder Kelvin Kiptum was given a state funeral Friday following his death in a car crash earlier this month, as many Kenyans urged the government to do more to protect the country's famous athletes.
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Kenya mourns as marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum is given a state funeral

The Grio 25 Feb 2024
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s world marathon record holder Kelvin Kiptum was given a state funeral Friday following his death in a car crash earlier this month, as many Kenyans urged the government to do more to protect the country’s famous athletes.
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Cian Oldknow chases Olympic dream after second-fastest marathon

Independent online (SA) 24 Feb 2024
How she would love to stay there, her time currently guaranteeing her a spot in South Africa’s three-woman team for the marathon at the Paris Olympics taking place later this year.
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Kenya mourns marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum during state funeral

The Peninsula 23 Feb 2024
Kenya's world marathon record holder Kelvin Kiptum was given a state funeral Friday following his death in car crash earlier this month, as many Kenyans urged the government to do more to protect the country’s famous athletes.
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Chicago Marathon champion Kelvin Kiptum receives state funeral in native Kenta

Chicago Sun-Times 23 Feb 2024
Marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum killed in car crash in Kenya, fellow athlete says ... Kiptum had hoped to break the two-hour marathon ceiling in Rotterdam in April and make his Olympic debut in Paris this year.
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Ethiopia Partners With Chinese Companies To Bring Large-Scale Bitcoin Mining To Ethiopia

Bitcoin World 20 Feb 2024
Chinese investment money has already been flowing into various countries in Africa due to the Belt and Road Initiative, but Ethiopia has a couple of distinct advantages that make it even more attractive ... “We are looking at Africa.
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Chinese Partnership to Bring Large-Scale Bitcoin Mining to Ethiopia

Bitcoin Magazine 19 Feb 2024
Marathon Digital, the largest Bitcoin miner in North America, specifically called attention to the site. Charlie Schumacher, Marathon’s vice president of corporate communications, publicly stated that “we are looking at Africa.
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Sutherland smashes 210 as Australia boss South Africa in one-off women’s Test

The Observer 16 Feb 2024
Annabel Sutherland struck the fourth highest score in women’s Test cricket as Australia continued to pound South Africa in a record-breaking match in Perth ... Australia v South Africa ... South Africa.
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Kenya Africa Games trials canceled in honor of late marathon star Kiptum

Xinhua 15 Feb 2024
Kiptum, the London and Chicago marathon champion, died on February 12 in a road accident that also claimed the life of his Rwandese coach Gervais Hakizimana ... Kenya Africa Games trials canceled in honor of late marathon star Kiptum.
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Thom Browne's Poe-tinged dark romance ends NY Fashion Week

Daily Times Chronicle 15 Feb 2024
At the center of the show was a model acting as a tree, wearing an immense black puffer jacket, by far the largest piece seen during fashion week in the Big Apple.- 'Put Africa on the map' -.
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Track and Field: Car crash kills marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum

TDN 13 Feb 2024
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum, who was set to be a superstar of long-distance running and was a top contender for gold at the Olympics in Paris this year, was killed along with his coach in a car crash in Kenya.
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Marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum, who was set to be a superstar, has died in a car crash

Moosejaw Today 12 Feb 2024
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum, who was set to be a superstar of long-distance running, was killed along with his coach in a car crash in Kenya late Sunday ... Imray reported from Cape Town, South Africa ... AP Africa news.
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Marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum, who was set to be a superstar, has died in ...

The Sun Chronicle 12 Feb 2024
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum, who was set to be a superstar of long-distance running, was killed along with his coach in a car crash in Kenya late Sunday ... Imray reported from Cape Town, South Africa. AP Africa news.
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