Gebrselassie


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Gebrselassie

(ˌɡɛbrəsəˈlæsɪ)
n
(Biography) Haile (ˈhaɪlɪ). born 1973, Ethiopian athlete; won gold medals in the 10,000 metres at the Olympics (1996, 2000) and in four consecutive World Championships (1993–99)
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Britain's Mo Farah insisted his highly public dispute with distance great Haile Gebrselassie played no part in his disappointing fifth-placed finish in the London Marathon on Sunday.Four-time Olympic track champion Farah was looking to build on his third-place in last year's edition.
There has been an extraordinary build-up to this year's London Marathon, which has seen Olympic hero Farah involved in a furious row with Haile Gebrselassie.
Haile Gebrselassie claims Mo Farah row began when he refused doping scandal suspect Jama Aden access to his hotel as he insists Brit was 'trained' by disgraced Somalian coach.
Since calling out fellow legend Haile Gebrselassie over the theft last month of possessions from his room in the hotel owned by the Ethiopian, the Londoner has been subject to one allegation after another by his old "friend".
Haile Gebrselassie has escalated his extraordinary war of words with Sir Mo Farah by claiming Farah "punched and kicked" a husband and wife during a stay in his Ethiopian hotel.
HAILE GEBRSELASSIE has escalated his extraordinary war of words with Sir Mo Farah by claiming Farah 'punched and kicked' a husband and wife during a stay in his Ethiopian hotel.
THE war of words between Sir Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie has continued as the Briton's coach accused the Ethiopian great of lying.
The long-distance star has been locked in an extraordinary row with Olympic star Haile Gebrselassie. Gebrselassie said: "I am very, very sad.
ATHLETICS THE war of words between Sir Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie continued yesterday as the Briton's coach accused the Ethiopian great of lying.
SIR Mo Farah is embroiled in an extraordinary war of words with fellow distance star Haile Gebrselassie over a stay in his Ethiopian hotel.
New York, Oct 29 ( ANI ): Ethiopian running legend Haile Gebrselassie has revealed the secret of his enduring presence at the age of 40- discipline, commitment and hard work.
Hawassa: For anyone looking for the secret to staying fit into middle age, who better to ask than Haile Gebrselassie -- the Ethiopian running legend who's still giving much younger men a run for their money.