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Japanese Supermodel, Moe Oshikiri, Turns, um, Runs Green

March 19, 2009 / 2 Comments

Japan's supermodel Moe Oshikiri can be seen in this photo (center). Next to her is former major league baseball player Tsuyoshi Shinjo. The two, along with a whole bunch of other folk took part in a marathon (cough, cough) event at Tokyo Midtown on Monday morning. The event was part of mobile carrier KDDI au’s “Green Road Project.” A real runner, Olympic ...

Beijing Air Pollution : Marathon champ fears for his health

March 12, 2008 / 1 Comment

Haile Gebrselassie a 34 years old Ethiopian runner, the guy that managed to break over 25 world records and won numerous Olympic and World Championship titles, has recently declined going to the Beijing Olympics because of air pollution. The marathon champ who suffers from asthma told Reuters in a phone interview: “The pollution in China is a threat to my health and ...