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UEFA To Probe Racist Monkey Chants at Liverpool Game

By Daniel Gooch On July - 30 - 2010
UEFA is waiting for match reports from the officials for Liverpool's Europa League qualifying game against FK Rabotnicki, where there were claims of racist chants from the Macedonian fans. The English side won the match 2-0 in Macedonia with help from two goals by David Ngog. In pictures after the game it emerged that the Rabotnicki fans appeared to be directing their "monkey taunts" at Liverpool players, such as Ngog and teenager David Amoo. UEFA are therefore going to make a decision whether to take disciplinary action against Rabotnicki, after looking at all the evidence. A UEFA spokesperson said, "We are aware of the matter, but we are waiting for ...
Yoosof Farah, or "Egg" as he is known to his friends, is the next big thing in endurance running and sports journalism. This article is to put his name in flashing lights, on the Bleacher Report page. I have known Yoosof for the last seven years, and he is the nicest guy you will ever meet. He is a great runner and an even better journalist who I believe (without bias) will go very far in life.   Fact File Name: Yoosof Henry Farah Nationality: Half Irish/ Half Iranian Height: 1.68m       Weight: 72kg   The Running It was a couple of years ago when I introduced him into long distance running. His ...

Mo Farah Sets New British 10,000m Road Record

By Daniel Gooch On June - 1 - 2010
Defending champion Mo Farah set a new British road record in London yesterday when he won the Bupa London 10,000m in 27 minutes and 44 seconds. He managed to pull away and outsprint Kenya's world record holder Micah Kogo to grab his victory by five seconds. Farah's fellow Briton, but US-based runner, Chris Thompson was third in 28mins 17secs. "I knew I was in great shape coming into the race and I was confident," said Farah. He had recently returned back from training in Kenya alongside competitor Kogo. Farah and Kogo were in battling from the off. Between kilometres five and six, they broke clear of Thompson and Muhugu and were then ...

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