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The cast of Go Back To Where You Came From come within 800 metres of the IS frontline.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

Creating a garden at 800 metres has been a challenge for Hesket artist Deborah Mullins.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

At about seven o'clock UK time, she will line up in her heat of the 800 metres in Moscow.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

David Rudisha retained his Olympic 800 metres title with another imperious display in Rio.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jessica Judd is the 18-year-old athlete who has already broken the two-minute barrier for the 800 metres.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jenny Meadows win the 800 metres in Sheffield on Sunday for a seventh British Indoor Championships title.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

MARTIN SAMUEL: In Doha last Friday, an ethical minefield ran the fastest time in the 800 metres this year.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Just to underline her imperious pedigree, Jessica Ennis-Hill won the final event, the 800 metres, from gun to tape.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

Jessica Judd was left distraught by today's World Championship exit, calling her 800 metres heat was a “disaster”.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

Alysia Montano ran the 800 metres at the US Track and Field Championships on Thursday, despite being 34 weeks pregnant.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The firm is building a fleet of drones capable of flying at 65,000ft (19,800 metres) and staying in the air for months.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Olympic champion David Rudisha plans to attack his 800 metres world record when he runs his final race of the season today.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

In fact, it was June 2012 when Lynsey Sharp was denied the European Championships 800 metres title that was rightfully hers.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Melissa Bishop won gold in the women's 800 metres Wednesday night at the Pan Am Games, breaking two minutes with a gutsy effort.
(Namish Modi in CBC Sports, )

The 27-year-old from Eganville, Ont., broke her own Canadian record in winning the 800 metres at the TrackTown Classic on Friday.
(The Canadian Press in CBC Sports, )

Samples from a lake hidden under 800 metres of ice contain thousands of microbes and hint at vast ecosystems yet to be discovered.
(Nature, )

Just to get home from school, they climb 800 metres toward the sky — on a ladder made of bamboo and secured to a sheer cliff face.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

The apprentice defeated the master at the Olympic Stadium as Nijel Amos edged out David Rudisha in their London rematch over 800 metres.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Lynsey Sharp was roared to the line by a partisan Hampden Park crowd on Friday night, as the Scot won Commonwealth silver in the 800 metres.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jazz Carlin swept to Wales' first swimming gold medal at Glasgow 2014 as she broke her own Commonwealth Games record in the 800 metres freestyle.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jessica Smith put herself in position to make the Canadian Pan Am Games team Monday night by winning the 800 metres at the Harry Jerome Track Classic.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Caster Semenya set another world-leading time as she left behind a strong field to easily win the 800 metres at the Diamond League meeting in Morocco on Sunday.
(The Associated Press in CBC Sports, )

LAURA WILLIAMSON: David Rudisha dominated the 800 metres at the London 2012 Olympics like a true champion and he lost the Commonwealth Games final like one, too.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jazz Carlin confirmed a record-breaking ninth British medal at the FINA Aquatics World Championships in Kazan after taking bronze in the women's 800 metres freestyle.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Brandon McBride ran himself into the sights of some of the world's top middle distance runners Saturday with a world-leading time in the 800 metres in Starkville, Miss.
(CBC Sports in CBC Sports, )

Melissa Bishop shattered the Canadian record in the women's 800 metres Thursday, running 1 minute 57.52 seconds to win her semifinal at the world championships in Beijing.
(Paul Gains in Beijing in CBC Sports, )

Caster Semenya qualified for the Olympic women's 800 metres final with supreme ease on Thursday and, barring a catastrophe, appears nailed on for gold in Saturday's final.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Former 800 metres world champion and Olympic silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, 34, has been killed in a car accident in his native South Africa, his manager said on Friday.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Lynsey Sharp burst into tears on Tuesday as she was belatedly crowned European 800 metres champion — after the Russian who robbed her of her golden moment was declared a drugs cheat.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Nadine Broersen of the Netherlands won the pentathlon at the world indoor championships, containing the damage in the closing 800 metres to beat Canadian Brianne Theisen-Eaton on Friday.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

The crossbow, which was found intact this week in China's famous Terracotta Warrior pits, near Xian, could have shot an arrow up to 800 metres - about the length of nine football pitches.
(Daily Mail - News, )

It had seemed Caster Semenya was on the brink of a remarkable comeback in Beijing but her incredible story took a downward turn as she faded and finished last in her 800 metres semi-final.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A desperate, late-in-the-game attempt to meet a stringent 2012 Olympic qualifying standard propelled Jessica Smith to a rare sub two-minute 800 metres at the 2012 Harry Jerome Track Classic.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Some came prepared with pre-scripted answers, others spoke off the cuff but every woman who ran in the Olympic 800 metres heats yesterday knew they were going to be asked about Caster Semenya.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

When Elliot Giles won a surprise bronze medal in the 800 metres at last month’s European Athletics Championships, his rivals had no idea who he was - but they certainly do now heading to Rio.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Bar-headed geese, for example, were thought to achieve this remarkable feat by flapping up to their maximum altitude of 8,800 metres (29,000 ft) and then coasting over the peak of Mount Everest.
(Forbes - Technology, )

During the autumn in Kenya, David Rudisha was disillusioned at the knock-on effects of two years battling back from injury and the 800 metres world record holder was reluctant to return to training.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

It was a track version of beauty and the beast, David Rudisha, whose long, languid running was chased down by the more ragged, flailing style of Nijel Amos in the Commonwealth Games 800 metres final.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

Weir was hoping to claim a third straight T54 800 metres title after his wins at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, where he won four gold medals from four events but the six-time champion finished sixth.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

World record holder and Olympic gold medallist David Rudisha could only finish third in the 800 metres at the Weltklasse meeting in Zurich, behind Botswana's Nijel Amos and Ayanleh Souleiman of Djibouti.
(The Associated Press in CBC Sports, )

World and Olympic champion David Rudisha cruised to victory in the 800 metres at the season-opening Diamond League meet in Doha, while Justin Gatlin clocked the second fastest time of the year to win the 100m.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

A CSX cargo train crashed into a trash truck and derailed Tuesday in a Baltimore suburb and the explosion that followed rattled homes at least 800 metres away and collapsed nearby buildings, setting them on fire, officials and witnesses said.
(CBC News - World, )

LAURA WILLIAMSON: Do not follow me, if you want to win a medal, was David Rudisha's friendly advice to his Kenyan team-mate Timothy Kitum before he stunned the world by setting a new world record to win Olympic 800 metres gold at London 2012.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Hands torn and bleeding, the second of two men attempting a grueling climb up a half-mile (800 metres) of sheer granite in California's Yosemite National Park cleared one of the ascent's most difficult stretches after days of failed attempts and waiting.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

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