LIME launches exclusive iPhone 4S experience

first_imgLocalNews LIME launches exclusive iPhone 4S experience by: – January 13, 2012 22 Views   one comment Sharing is caring! Share Sharecenter_img Share Tweet Robert Tonge of First Domestic among first customers to get the iPhone4s – LIME’s Donald Tavernier explains some of the features. Roseau, Dominica – January 13, 2011 – An intelligent assistant which sends text messages by voice command, lifelike photographs and video footage that’s editable on the phone. These are just some of the features of the iPhone 4S experience which telecoms Company, LIME launched in all its markets in the region Friday, January 13.Following its first-to-market introduction of the iPhone 4, last summer, the full-service telcomunications provider is continuing its exclusive Apple deal with introduction of the most amazing iPhone yet.Highlighting the benefits of this phone to its customers, CEO, David Shaw says the iPhone 4S will again change the way people communicate. “This is another first from LIME. Bringing world class technology is our way of building communities and families in the Caribbean. The iPhone 4S is best in class, innovative and the ultimate ‘every-thing device’ that will change the way we access and share information. It shows what advanced technology looks and feels like and that’s what our customers expect of us. We’re very proud to partner with Apple to make this happen for the Caribbean,” he said. Packed with incredible new features, including Apple’s dual-core A5 chip for blazing fast performance and stunning graphics, the iPhone 4S will available in three models – the 16GB, the 32GB and the 64GB.Other features of this masterful device include an all new camera with advanced optics and full 1080p HD resolution video recording; iPhone 4S comes with iOS 5, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features; and iCloud, a breakthrough set of free cloud services that work with your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC to automatically and wirelessly store your content in iCloud and push it to all your devices.The LIME markets include: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines and the Turks and Caicos Islands. For more information on iPhone 4S, customers can visit www.lime.com/iphone.LIME DominicaPress Releaselast_img read more

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Models of Pride conference to be held this weekend

first_imgModels of Pride, a free annual conference focused on issues relating to LGBTQ youth, will be held on campus this Saturday.Empower · Rainbow flags adorn lamp posts placed along Trousdale Parkway last October in honor of national LGBT Heritage Month. – Razan al Marzouqi | Daily Trojan“The conference is designed for LGBTQ youth to be a day of empowerment, of personal development and helping them see themselves as leaders both for their own lives and also the LGBTQ community as whole,” said Kevin McCloskey, the program operations manager of the conference coordinator, LifeWorks.Now in its 22nd year, Models of Pride will host a string of activities and engagements aimed to foster a greater sense of community and awareness among LGBTQ youth in the Los Angeles area.Events will include an entertainment hour marked by celebrities such as Alex Newell from Glee, more than 100 workshops for students and parents, as well as a college and resource fair. Lunch and dinner will also be served, as well as a dance at night. Nearly 2,000 people are expected to attend Saturday’s festivities, with more than 1,200 being youth of ages 24 and under.The free conference is funded primarily through private sponsors such as Toyota and USC, the latter of which donated $10,000, according to Rev. Kelby Harrison, director of the USC LGBT Resource Center.The conference has been held on USC’s campus since 2010, and McCloskey cited the university’s support as both a sponsor and host as indicative of the school’s commitment to being a premier option for LGBTQ students.“I think USC wants to be known as a place that is a welcoming place for LGBTQ students and is a safe place and diverse place, and this conference is a good way to make that statement.”The conference is also utilizing USC personnel resources, primarily the LGBT Resource Center and the Queer and Ally Student Assembly.Harrison explained that the center is the conference’s on-campus partnering office and helps with facilities scheduling and university facility rentals for Models of Pride. The conference’s event will be held in various buildings throughout the campus, including Bovard Auditorium, Taper Hall of Humanities, Tutor Campus Center and Von KleinSmid Center.QuASA students members will be stationed throughout campus to help attendees locate specific event and workshops.“Our role is to help them out with guiding people at the conference — we’re [serving] as USC ambassadors,” said Dylan Lee, assistant director of QuASA.The conference was created in 1993 as the brainchild of the Gay and Lesbian Education Commission of the Los Angeles Unified School District, and LifeWorks, the youth development and mentoring program of the L.A. LGBT Center, assumed hosting in 2010.Now in its fourth year at USC, McCloskey stressed the conference’s motive to serve ultimately as a means of youth empowerment.“I want people to feel less alone after being part of this conference. I want them to feel bigger, part of a community, to feel empowered to live their best life and be a part of making our world a bigger and better place for all people, and especially those who identify as LGBTQ,” he said.last_img read more

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Game twelve rewind: Defensive effort awash in tough loss

first_imgThe setup: Senior backup quarterback Mitch Mustain made his long-awaited first start in a Trojan uniform after sophomore quarterback Matt Barkley went down with a high-ankle sprain in last week’s loss to Oregon State. Mustain led the Trojans against a struggling Notre Dame team in a game that had little hype and fanfare as for the first time since 2001, both teams came into the game unranked.The story: It was a fairytale ending for Mustain. The Trojans had the game-winning touchdown in the final minute in their grasp.Then everything slipped away.Tim Tran | Daily TrojanIn a twist of emotion found only in movies, the Trojans went from utter jubilation to shock and disappointment as senior receiver Ronald Johnson, who is usually sure-handed, dropped a 53-yard touchdown that would’ve put USC up 23-20 with just 1:17 remaining in USC’s last game in the Coliseum this year.“I was shocked [Johnson dropped the pass],” USC coach Lane Kiffin said. “It’s something that we’ve worked on with that coverage. It’s just a shame.”The blame can’t be put solely on Johnson though. USC still had multiple chances after that drop with a 14-yard completion to redshirt junior tight end Rhett Ellison on fourth-and-seven and a 16-yard completion to freshman receiver Robert Woods on the next play. However, Mustain would throw an interception to end the drive.USC receivers were dropping passes all night long as they didn’t make life any easier for the first-time Trojan starter.Cameron attributed lack of focus to the multitude of drops.“It was concentration,” senior tight end Jordan Cameron said. “You got to make plays and be focused. I think a lot of guys took their eyes off the ball focusing on the yards after the catch but you need to focus when it comes to you. You feel terrible when you drop the ball. It happens to the best of us, you gotta have a short memory.”Defense rules: In a dramatic turn from where this team was at the beginning of the season, the USC defense was the unit keeping the team in the game with four takeaways that led to all of USC’s points.On top of only allowing 15 first downs, the second fewest the USC defense has allowed this year, the defense picked off Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees three times and advanced a fumble to the Fighting Irish’s two-yard line that led to the only touchdown from the Trojans.“It was a surprising game from the aspect that prior to the last play of the game we were plus-four in turnover margin,” Kiffin said. “You think that you’d win that game but obviously we got to make more points off the turnovers.”However, two-minute defense was the one thing that was reminded everyone this was still the same unit as the one that took the field against Washington and Stanford earlier this year. All three of Notre Dame’s touchdowns came with less than 2:39 left in each half.“I’m not sure [why we can’t stop teams in the two-minute drill],” sophomore linebacker Devon Kennard said. “Today was a little different in that they were getting big runs on us but usually it’s big passes. We got to play more consistent in the second and fourth quarters.”Injured Trojans: While Mustain made his first start of his Trojan career, Barkley suited up and participated in the captains’ coin toss at the start of the game but wore a baseball cap on the sidelines during the entire game. He said he knew sometime before the game that he wouldn’t be able to play but said that it was tough watching it from the sidelines and is anxious to get back on the field next week.“I’m going to play this week. There’s no doubt about that,” Barkley said. “Whatever needs to happen, I’m going to make it happen.”Barkley’s injury occurred last week, but one important Trojan got injured this week. Sophomore safety T.J. McDonald, who leads the team in tackles, left the game after making tackle on the first play of the second series of the game. McDonald separated his shoulder and did not return.“I came and it was a big hit on the sidelines. I got up and it didn’t feel right. I knew something was wrong,” McDonald said.Walk-on sophomore Tony Burnett took McDonald’s place and recorded 10 tackles, second-highest on the team.“He did a great job coming in for me,” McDonald said. “I was helping him on the sidelines and to be put in my position in a rivalry game, that’s a big job and for him to come in a do that, that’s great.”The Trojans are very thin in a secondary now with sophomore safety Jawanza Starling, redshirt freshman cornerback Torin Harris and junior cornerback T.J. Bryant not playing because of injury — that was already extremely young and inexperienced with it’s starters at the beginning of the year.Senior Day blues: For Mustain, Johnson and a few other key Trojans on the field, this was the last game they played in the Coliseum. To go out in a loss to Notre Dame with the game decided in the final minute wasn’t the way many of these seniors expected to go out.“It’s extremely disappointing. As disappointing as it gets,” senior linebacker Malcolm Smith said.Lost in the crowd: USC senior kicker Joe Houston made all three of his field goal attempts after completing only seven of 13 attempts on the season coming into this game.Houston converted on 45-, 23- and 37-yard attempts, the last one he kicked in driving rain that put the Trojans up 16-13 with 6:25 left in the fourth quarter. The 45-yard field goal was his career long, however, all that was lost in the chaotic ending to the game.last_img read more

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Men’s rowing: Coach Hoopman talks roster cuts, improving freshman class

first_imgAs the University of Wisconsin men’s rowing varsity team and Head Coach Chris Clark prepared for the Head of the Charles race in Boston last weekend, Assistant Coach Beau Hoopman and the rest of the coaching staff had some big decisions to make as far as how the rest of the men’s rowing roster will look. Out of the 80 total rowers on the roster, 14 went to Boston while the other 66 stayed behind. Thirty-five freshmen will be chosen for the final roster after cuts this week so that the team can have their best possible lineup for the freshman race at the North Star Regatta in Minneapolis next week.After the Head of the Newville scrimmage last weekend, Hoopman feels the freshmen squad is “relatively competitive” compared to previous years and that a couple of the freshmen boats are already “pulling varsity scores.”Hoopman said it’s not often the team gets recruits that are immediately capable of pulling off varsity scores, so this is very promising feedback for a program that is seeking its first national championship since 2008. Football: Can Badgers, Hornibrook find their mojo against Illini?Wisconsin Badgers (4-2, 2-1 Big Ten) will greet a middling Illinois Illini (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten) at Camp Randall Saturday Read…For even the best recruits, the tough transition from high school to college rowing can be a challenge.“[The biggest transition is] easily the speed,” Hoopman said. “It’s just something that the newcomers aren’t used to and it takes some adjusting to.”Despite the difficult adjustment period, Hoopman has faith in the young group and seems to think that some of the freshmen are varsity material. But he wasn’t quite ready to give any names with freshmen cuts approaching.Ultimately, it often comes down to which players want it the most.“I expect all of them to make it, but we’ll see who sticks with it and really puts in the work,” Hoopman said.Rowing is a sport that is often much more than just natural talent, so when there are exceptionally hard workers on a team, it’s common for them to leap beyond those that are more physically gifted or have more experience going in. Hoopman has noticed one novice rower in particular that has surpassed some of the more experience rowers due to his hard work in the first couple months of the training season — though again, the coach wouldn’t discuss any names.Volleyball: Badgers welcome Cornhuskers for Friday night showdownThe No. 9 University of Wisconsin Women’s Volleyball team (12-4, 5-3 Big Ten) is set to welcome the No. 5 Read…It doesn’t help that Wisconsin typically doesn’t get the most competitive recruits compared to top rowing schools on the East and West coast, so this is a team that is more reliant on the development of less experienced rowers. But this lack of top recruits hasn’t stopped Hoopman from believing in his rowers.“It’s very rare that we get competitive recruits, but this group is figuring it out pretty quick,” Hoopman said. “There’s some serious potential in some of our freshmen boats.” If these rowers achieve the potential that Hoopman seems to anticipate, this could be a very competitive Wisconsin rowing team in the near future. But their first true test of the season will come very soon.After making the final freshmen cuts, Hoopman and the slimmed down freshmen rowing roster will find out what they are made of next weekend in Minneapolis, where they will compete against top freshmen competition from other schools in the Midwest.last_img read more

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Men’s hockey: Badgers take on Michigan State in last series of calendar year

first_imgThis weekend, the Wisconsin men’s hockey team will host their last series of the calendar year. The Badgers (6-7-3, 2-3-3 Big Ten) will host unranked Michigan State Spartans (6-7-1, 2-3-1 Big Ten) in two games at the Kohl Center Friday and Saturday night.The final home games of 2018 follow a weekend filled with mixed results against another Big Ten rival, Penn State. Last weekend, the Badgers fought hard with Penn State to go into overtime Friday night but lost in a shootout. Saturday, the Badgers bounced back strong and managed to pull off an impressive 8–5 victory over Penn State.Women’s hockey: Badgers dominate Syracuse in a convincing weekend sweepIn a stunningly lopsided pair of contests this past weekend, the No. 1 Wisconsin Badgers (17-1-0, 7-1-0 WCHA) defeated the Read…Last week’s game was by far one of the most impressive the Badgers have played this season. According to University of Wisconsin Athletics, it is the most goals scored by the men’s hockey team in one game since the 2013 season. If the Badgers can continue this momentum against Michigan State and walk away with a series sweep, it would be a big step in the right direction for a postseason bid.Throughout the season, the Badgers have acknowledged their strong defense, especially from their newer players. The Badgers are 6-1 this season in games in which they allowed two goals or less. If they can keep Penn State’s offense in check, the Wisconsin attack should be able to manage enough offense of their own to pull out a victory.Men’s basketball: Nate Reuvers may be next in long line of great Badger big menStarting forward Nate Reuvers has quietly been having a stellar season for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team. Perhaps Read…In both freshman K’Andre Miller and senior Will Johnson’s post-game interviews, they talked about how the team’s attitude and focus had a major impact on the momentum and result of the game. They believe that a positive attitude is going to be crucial as the season goes on.The Michigan State Spartans enter the series coming off a weekend similar to the Badgers. Michigan State, who played University of Michigan last weekend, walked away with a win Friday but had to settle for a tie after overtime Saturday night.Watch the Badger’s this weekend as they defend the ice at the Kohl Center Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8. Both games are set to face off at 7 p.m.last_img read more

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Faisal and Hasaacas set for thrilling finish

first_imgEither King Faisal or Sekondi Hasaacas could gain promotion to the Premier League after they both won their second-straight matches in the Division One League play-offs on Sunday.A 3-1 win against Tarkwa United puts King Faisal in pole position of the Zone II standings as the Kumasi-based club only need a draw to return to the Premier League next season.Eugene Prempeh, Farouk Mohammed and Sulley Mohammed all scored as Faisal came from a goal down – scored by Tarkwa’s Isaac Oduro – to win the game at the Tema Stadium.Hasaacas, a former premiership campaigner defeated Gold Stars 1-0 at the El-Wak Stadium to set up a thrilling finish on Wednesday against Faisal in the concluding fixtures of the promotion league.Jerry Ikaye was on target for Hasaacas.Both sides are on six points but Hasaacas need a win in their last match to secure their place ahead of King Faisal, who hold a better goal difference. The club with the most points after three rounds of matches will make it to the topflight league.Match Day 2– August 26, 2012Gold Stars 0-1 Hasaacas – El-Wak StadiumKing Faisal 3-1 Tarkwa Utd – Tema Stadiumlast_img read more

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Kobe Bryant swept with nostalgia, shooting woes in Lakers’ 99-95 loss to Knicks

first_imgThe Lakers (1-5) hardly looked comfortable against New York (3-4). The Lakers shot 38.3 percent and went on a near seven-minute stretch in which they missed 17 consecutive field-goal attempts. That caused Metta World Peace to joke that Knicks owner James Dolan “has a remote control that moves the rim.”If only it were simple to explain Bryant’s shooting inaccuracy. After he made three of his first five attempts, Bryant went 3 of 14 the rest of the way. “Just trying to get him the ball in places he’s comfortable,” said Scott, who reiterated his preference that Bryant shoot more in the post than from 3-point range. “But then again, we can’t stand around and watch him, either.”Despite the Lakers’ varying success on Bryant and World Peace guarding Carmelo Anthony, he still had a team-leading 24 points on 8-of-20 shooting. Julius Randle had six points on 3-of-12 shooting and 11 rebounds. He blamed his performance on “bone-headed plays,” including a 25-foot 3-point attempt that fell short as the Lakers led, 90-89, with 2:25 remaining. “We just watched Kobe playing and cutting,” Randle said. “Instead of making it easier on him, we got too stagnant.” NEW YORK >> The standing ovation erupted as soon as Kobe Bryant heard his name during starting lineup introductions. The cheers burst loudly whenever Bryant touched the ball. As he stepped to the foul line, Bryant heard “MVP” chants. Bryant described the feeling “amazing” and “very fortunate” over the warm reception the 19,812 fans greeted him at the World’s Most Famous Arena. If only Bryant could say the same thing about the Lakers and his own play. The Lakers lost to the New York Knicks, 99-95, on Sunday at Madison Square Garden, immediately erasing the relief over their first win only two days prior. Bryant also scored 18 points on a 6-of-19 clip and a 2-of-10 mark from 3-point range, continuing a season-long trend in which he has shot below 50 percent.“I’m focusing on what I can do,” Bryant said. “What I can’t do, I can’t do. I’ll be very comfortable at that.” Perhaps the Lakers became occupied with what could have marked Bryant’s final game at the Garden. Bryant reported exchanging trash talk with director and long-renowned Knicks fan Spike Lee. Lakers luminary Magic Johnson also watched in the stands. But the Lakers might as well get used to it. Just as Bryant has said for the past 10 months, Scott reported that Bryant recently “hinted to me that this might be his last year.” So, nostalgia loomed. Bryant gushed about playing with “golden greats” during his first NBA All-Star game here in 1998. Knicks coach and former Lakers teammate Derek Fisher remembered jokingly “not getting to shoot the ball a lot” when Bryant scored a former MSG-record 61 points in 2009. Bryant then laughed at Fisher for getting ejected with 7:11 left in the third quarter after Bryant drew a foul on Knicks rookie center Kristaps Porzingis. Fisher had the last laugh after saying beforehand that Bryant “has enough memories” at MSG. “He’s seen everything, but when you miss as much basketball as he has due to the injuries, it takes time to get back to your peak levels,” Fisher said. “After a while, it’ll come around.”It did not come around for Bryant. Instead, only the warm sentiments did. Bryant thanked Knicks guard Sasha Vujacic for helping the Lakers win two NBA championships in 2009 and 2010. Knicks president and former Lakers coach Phil Jackson visited Bryant in the locker room. In what he called a “brotherly relationship,” Bryant hugged Anthony at center court. “I told him, if this is his last go-around, I’ll miss him,” Anthony said.All of which led Bryant to outline what he hopes all those cheering fans remember about him even if he failed to do so Sunday.“Talented overachiever,” Bryant said. “I worked my butt off every single day to make sure I left no stone unturned and to make sure I push it as well as I possibly could.”center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

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Capitals re-sign Jakub Vrána to 2-year deal

first_img NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Zack Smith from Senators for Artem Anisimov He also became the 15th player in franchise history to record at least 24 goals in a single season before the age of 24 and the first since Nicklas Backstrom did so in 2009-10 (33 goals). Wild, Ryan Donato agree to 2-year deal after solid run to end season Jakub Vrána is staying in Washington.The Capitals announced Tuesday, they have re-signed the winger to a two-year deal worth $6.7 million that carries an average annual value of $3.35 million. We know you’ve been waiting on this one, Twitter Fam!Washington Capitals have signed left wing @JVranaa to a two-year, $6.7 million contract ($3.35 million AAV)!RT/LIKE/ALL THE THINGS FOR V! #ALLCAPSMore info: https://t.co/NURHKNAZin pic.twitter.com/QkDlSbsqYe— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) July 16, 2019″Jakub is a highly skilled player with a tremendous upside and is a big part of our future,” senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan said in a statement. “We are pleased with his development the past two seasons and are looking forward for him to continue to develop and reach his full potential with our organization.”Vrána, 23, was selected 13th overall by the Capitals in the 2014 draft and helped the team claim its first Stanley Cup championship in 2018. He posted career highs in goals (24), assists (23) and points (47) last season. Related Newslast_img read more

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Wellington Police Notes: Thursday, April 24, 2014

first_imgWellington Police notes for Thursday, April 24, 2014:•5:43 p.m. Randal J. Martin, 22, Mulvane was arrested and charged with fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement officers and reckless driving.•6:09pm On April 23, 2014, Officers assisted an outside agency of known suspect(s) in the 1100 block S. C, Wellington.last_img

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Cheptegei and Kiprotich carry Uganda’s last medal hopes

first_imgIt will be the Ethiopians, two-time world medallist Hagos Gebrhiwet and 2012 Olympic silver medallist Dejen Gebremeskel and Cheptegei who will take on Farah. Share on: WhatsApp Pages: 1 2 Musagala’s finalRonald Musagala’s 1,500m Olympic dream remained alive when he qualified Thursday night for the final in a race where favourite is Kenyan Asbel Kiprop and  Algeria’s defending champion Taoufik Makhloufi. The Marathon on last dayUganda will field its most experienced team when the marathon starts, 12 hours after Cheptegei’s race.The three, Kiprotich, Kiprop and Mutai have competed at the very top level for the last five years.Kiprotich has since London 2012 added the 2013 world title to his accolades, while Mutai  snatched bronze at the last world championships in Beijing.Kiprop on the other hand has finished 10th in the last two world championships.Tweets about kiprotichFavourite in the marathon is Kiprotich’s training partner Eliud Kipchoge. Kipchoge is chasing the final piece of his Olympic medal collection at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.Kipchoge has a 5000m silver medal from Beijing 2008 and a bronze in the same event at Athens 2004. He missed selection for London 2012 and then made the switch to marathon. He has been the outstanding road runner since then. Mutai and Kiprotich will be the last Ugandans in action Sunday. Uganda is yet to win a medal. PHOTO IAAFSaturday August 20Men’s 1500m final (3.00am Sunday)Men’s 5000m final (3.30am Sunday)Joshua Kiprui CheptegeiSunday August 21Men’s Marathon final 3.30pmSolomon Mutai, Jackson Kiprop and Stephen KiprotichTweets about CheptegeiThe Ugandan team in Rio is in exactly the same position they were at the last Olympic Games – one day to the closing ceremony, no medal won.Like at the last games, everyone else in team Uganda had simply participated and it had been left to the track and field team to compete. History is repeating itself, with the athletics long distance races the last hope the country is holding onto for glory of any kind.The onus now is on nineteen-year-old 5,000m runner Joshua Cheptegei and Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich, 27, and his marathon team, to change that. The two races will be just 12 hours apart.Like at London 2012, Kiprotich could be the throw of the last dice only that this time he will not have the surprise element. The surprise element could actually come from his colleagues in that race Solomon Mutai and Jackson Kiprop.First in action Saturday will be Cheptegei in the 5000m final. Uganda has been in the final of this race for the past two games, with Moses Kipsiro finishing 4th in Beijing and 15th in London.In finishing 6th in the 10,000m final on his debut a week back, and strolling to qualification in the 5000m heats, Cheptegei has already shown he has the pace to take on the best.Experience will be Cheptegei’s biggest undoing, having just moved from the junior ranks a year ago. It showed in the 10,000m final where he run a cautious pace, not his own race, and when others struck, he had no response.Britain’s Mo Farah (R) shakes hands with Uganda’s Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei after they competed in the Men’s 5000m Round 1 . They battle again today. PHOTOS AFPCheptegei has one of the fastest times in the world this year in the 5000m of 13:00.60 (6th best), and if running three top races in a week has not drained him, will be with the leaders going into the last two laps of the 12.5 lap race. The big question, as commentators at the Games would ask, is, will he at that point be running on an empty tank?The Ugandan is up against the experience of Mo Farah and a host of Ethiopians out to dethrone the Briton in one of the last individual race of the games.The nature of this final is changed by the fact that no Kenyans made it to the final.If Mo can win his second gold of these Games he will become the first man since Finland’s Lasse Viren in 1976 to defend two Olympic distance titles.last_img read more

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