Barmasai wins Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2011

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Dubai (UAE): Despite a mid-race burst by pre-race favourite Eliud Kiptanui, it was Kenyan David Baramasai who stunned a red-hot field to win the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2011 (Friday).

The 23 year-old made it three straight wins at the classic distance crossing the line in 2h:07m:18s to land a cheque for $250,000 – the biggest in distance running – by just under a minute from runner-up and fellow Kenyan Evans Cheruiyot (2:08:17). Third home for the second year running in 2:08:54 was Ethiopian Eshetu Wendimu with Kiptanui pulling out in the latter stages.

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Amianto disponibile sul mercato nero a Dubai

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fonte della notizia: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle08.asp?xfile=data/theuae/2009/March/theuae_March86.xml&section=theuae

Un report del Khaleej Times (Khaleej Times il principale quotidiano in lingua inglese degli Emirati Arabi Uniti, pubblicato a Dubai viene diffuso in tutti gli stati della penisola arabica, dall’Oman al Qatar, lo Yemen e l’Arabia Saudita) riporta la presenza di amianto, a Dubai, sebbene la sostanza sia vietata dal Governo (con una legge approvata nel 2006) e sebbene il Dubai Municipality Environment Department parli di un controllo serrato sul commercio di materiale pericoloso. L’agenzia parla di vendita di amianto a Deira e Satwa.

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