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THE marathon was created to honour the legend of Pheidippides, who allegedly carried the news of the Greek victory at the Battle of Marathon in 490 B.C. by running from Marathon to Athens, covering more than 40km in distance.
Russian long jumper-triple jumper Tatiana Lebedeva underlined her intention to win both events at the Athens Olympics by producing the best long jump in the world for two years.
For two days at last year's Paris World Championships periodic cheering erupted from various points in the Stade de France.
Lawyers for Olympic track champion Marion Jones said on Friday that her ex-husband C.J. Hunter should be prosecuted for lying to federal officials following reports he told them Jones had used steroids at the 2000 Sydney Games.
Pole vaulter Teh Weng Chang and 3,000m steeplechase runner Emilia Jamil provided the only excitement by rewriting the meet records in their respective events on an otherwise uneventful day at the Federal Territory Open Athletics Championships at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday.