Milkias Mihretab Yohannes

One of my worst days back in those terrible days in Asmara was Tuesday. Since my news paper was,  published every Wednesday, I have to go to the ministry of Information for approvals and pass the censorship test before going to the press, that is Tuesday(qursus Solus, “cursed Tuesday” as they said it in Tigrinya). Tuesday was the day me and my colleagues feel anxious, apprehensive even nervous as we don’t possibly know what the outcome and decisions  of the censor department might be.

 Milkias Mihretab Yohannes

One of my worst days back in those terrible days in Asmara was Tuesday. Since my news paper was,  published every Wednesday, I have to go to the ministry of Information for approvals and pass the censorship test before going to the press, that is Tuesday(qursus Solus, “cursed Tuesday” as they said it in Tigrinya). Tuesday was the day me and my colleagues feel anxious, apprehensive even nervous as we don’t possibly know what the outcome and decisions  of the censor department might be.

When Meb Keflezighi finished the New York City Marathon in two hours, nine minutes and 15 seconds the morning after Halloween, he became the first American to win the race in 27 years. But some spectators apparently missed the three red letters on his chest as he burst through the tape. Keflezighi is only “technically American,” argued CNBC sports writer Darren Rovell. He’s “like a ringer who you hire to work a couple hours at your office so that you can win the executive softball league.”

When Meb Keflezighi finished the New York City Marathon in two hours, nine minutes and 15 seconds the morning after Halloween, he became the first American to win the race in 27 years. But some spectators apparently missed the three red letters on his chest as he burst through the tape. Keflezighi is only “technically American,” argued CNBC sports writer Darren Rovell. He’s “like a ringer who you hire to work a couple hours at your office so that you can win the executive softball league.”

California’s fastest half-marathon lived up to its billing Sunday as American Meb Keflezighi set a new U.S. 20k record and bettered his personal best by 25 seconds winning the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in a time of 1:01:00. Keflezighi’s 20k split of 57:52 broke Ryan Hall’s standing 20K record of 57:54 set in 2006.

California’s fastest half-marathon lived up to its billing Sunday as American Meb Keflezighi set a new U.S. 20k record and bettered his personal best by 25 seconds winning the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in a time of 1:01:00. Keflezighi’s 20k split of 57:52 broke Ryan Hall’s standing 20K record of 57:54 set in 2006.