Monthly Archives: September 2003

Sebastian Coe criticizes nationality changes for money

HAVANA (September 25, 2003) – On Tuesday (September 23) in Havana, Sebastian Coe –the British middle distance runner who shone in 1979-82 – criticized talent stealing using legal subterfuge and economic offers, reported Prensa Latina. Continue reading

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Canwest’s godfather: mafioso tactics?

An astonishing revelation – Michael Lysko’s $5.2 million lawsuit against the dons of the Canadian Football League

By TONY SEED

ON September 2, Michael Lysko, former commissioner of the Canadian Football league, filed a lawsuit against 25 defendants, including each of the league’s nine clubs, several club officials, former league president Jeff Giles, commissioner John Tory (a Toronto mayoral candidate) and chairman David Braley and the members of the search committee that hired him. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Nada kusti – a traditional sport in decline

By SHARATH S. SRIVATSA, The Hindu

MYSORE SEPT. 16 ‘Nada kusti’, the traditional form of wrestling, is in the throes of extinction, thanks largely to Government indifference and lack of interest among the public. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Athletes: Fighting, but not for war

Palestine: A Land, A People

By ERIC ASOMUGHA*

CAIRO – AT A TIME when mention of Palestine in the media is linked solely to war, the words of Wusam Bakheit, spoken at the Egyptian Olympic Centre in the Cairo suburb of Ma’adi, ring refreshingly in the world’s ears. “I hope to do my best as a Palestinian, more especially encouraging other female athletes at home.” Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized