Liya Kebede could rest on her beautiful laurels, but she chooses to make a difference. She’s graced countless Vogue covers, was the first model of color to sign a deal with Estee Lauder and has been ranked by Forbes as one of the highest paid models. But what Kebede really focuses on is her charitable [...]
LAS VEGAS – A 24-year-old woman from Michigan recovered after nearly stumbling in her evening gown and beat out 50 other women to take the 2010 Miss USA title on Sunday.
DOHA (AFP) – Ethiopian Meseret Defar won a record fourth consecutive women’s world indoor 3000m title on Saturday. Defar, who won Olympic 5000m gold at the Athens Games and a bronze in Beijing, clocked 8min 51.17sec. “I’m very happy with this race and my fourth gold medal,” she said. “It was an easy victory for [...]
Tilahun Regassa, the 19-year-old Ethiopian and world women’s No 1 Mary Keitany, of Kenya, went home US$300,000 (Dh1.1 million) richer after winning their categories in the Zayed International Half Marathon yesterday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Dubai opened the world’s tallest skyscraper Monday, and in a surprise move renamed the gleaming glass-and-metal tower Burj Khalifa in a nod to the leader of neighboring Abu Dhabi — the oil-rich sheikdom which came to its rescue during the financial meltdown.