Bolt Babies; The Russian Inquisition; Bekele’s Dubai Mission; Your JTG 5-a-day
Bolt Babies; as cool as they are cute
Usain Bolt and his following kicked off an internet craze today as babies all around the world showed their love for the Jamaican and adopted his lightning bolt pose. The Telegraph captured some of the best ones here.
Bekele looks for redemption in Dubai
Kenenisa Bekele heads to Dubai this weekend and hopes it’ll be third time lucky in the marathon as he looks to rise to the very top tier in his new event. However, he’ll have some race on his hands, with no less than 20 other athletes who have already broken 2:10. Story here.
Dick goes digging in Russia
WADA are going on the hunt for dirt in Russia, and expect to have some findings by the end of the year. Dick Pound hopes to hammer some info from the former Soviet State. Story here.
Juantorena the raging bull
El Cabello, as he was called (which means the horse, not bull, but anyway) wasn’t content with being a world-beater over 400 and 800 back in the day; it seems the legendary Alberto Juantorena also liked kicking ass off the track. Great story from Spikes today about how he came to blows with a Germany journalist who had the cheek to go looking for an autograph later that day. Olaf, we salute your levels of banter. Read all about it here.
Rebel with a cause
Chris Harrington continues his blog from his trip to Ethiopia on our site today, and once again it makes for a fascinating, inspiring read. Check it out here.