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Other Sport 22 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bekele shines as Jones suffers defeat

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele broke the 5,000m indoor world record and Marion Jones won her first indoor long jump event at a Grand Prix meeting held at Birmingham's National Indoor Arena on Friday.

Other Sport 06 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Smooth start to unique quest

Two-time Olympic 100m champion Gail Devers made a successful start to her quest for a unique double at the World Indoor Championships.

Other Sport 08 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Mutola wins record sixth title, Devers fails in bid for double

Mozambique's Maria Mutola etched her name into World Indoor Championship history by effortlessly winning a record sixth 800m gold medal.

Other Sport 09 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Mutola forges on as old guard begins to feel the pace

Most of the world#8217;s premier athletes gave the World Indoors Championships a wide berth, sensing there was more to lose than gain in Olympic year. Maria Mutola, however, rarely follows in the footsteps of others.

Other Sport 28 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Germans training for Olympics in KL

Seven German athletes from the Leipzig Training Centre are in Kuala Lumpur for three weeks of centralised training in preparation for the Athens Olympics in August.

Other Sport 28 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Poor turnout and performance rob All-Comers meet of shine

The first day of the Federal Territory All-Comers Athletics Championships at the National Sports Council (NSC) training track in Bukit Jalil yesterday turned out to be a dull affair.

Other Sport 09 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

German envoy suggests Euro-Asean Games be held

A European-Asean Games, in the mould of the Afro-Asian Games, could be in the offing soon. The German ambassador to Malaysia, A. R. Juergen Staks, has suggested that the Games, which could boost sports in both regions, be held.

Other Sport 15 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jones to open season with 200m race

Triple Olympic champion Marion Jones plans to start her outdoor season with a race over 200m on Sunday instead of her usual 400.

Other Sport 21 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Sin Mei out to make amends in Bangkok

Long and triple jumper Ngew Sin Mei wants to make up for her failure in the Vietnam SEA Games last year by doing well in the Thailand Open athletics championships at the Thammasat University from April 27-30.

Other Sport 04 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Sin Mei fails to make amends for Vietnam flop

It was a disappointing outing for long and triple jumper Ngew Sin Mei in the Thailand Open championships, which ended last Friday at the Thammasat University in Bangkok.