Monthly Archives: May 2008

LOOK TO THE LADIES

Women’s athletics has come a long way since the Olympic Games in Amsterdam 1928, when the good ole boys of the International Olympic Committee, seeing that several of the ‘girls’ in the 800 metres had collapsed at the end of … Read more

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A DASHING BLADE!

The cult film Blade Runner is based on a novel by Phillip K Dick, with probably the most magnificent title in the history of pulp fiction, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?. That was way to long and too smart … Read more

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BROWN ENVELOPES?

ATHLETICS KENYA – TAKE TWO! Back in the bad old days of amateur athletics, when the federation was God, and even a penny earned for your exploits could get you banned as a ‘pro,’ there was a time-honoured device known … Read more

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ATHLETICS KENYA

WHOSE SIDE ARE THEY ON? CERTAINLY NOT THE ATHLETES! I have never yet met an elite athlete who has not fallen out with his/her federation. It’s almost a rite of passage, like getting beaten out of sight in one of … Read more

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