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SPORT ABROAD.

NURMI'S NEW RECORDS.

VANCOUVER, Feb. 12.

In a special race at Buffalo, Paavo Nurmi, tho Finnish runner, established threo now world's Indoor records for 2000 yards, 2000 metros, and a milo and a quarter. Nurmi clipped from sovon to eleven seconds off the existing records, which wero held by him.

Ho reached tho 2000yds post in 4m 53 3-6s, being seven seconds botter than his previous record, and the 2000 metres post in 5m 22 2-53, as against 5m 33s previously. Tho timo oc- cupied lu covering one and a quarter milo was 6m 23 4-5s. as compared with the former time of 6m 30 l-6s.

In the 16 races in which ho has competed since his arrival in tho United States. Nurmi han broken 22 world's records.

His fellow-countryman, Rltola, broke both indoor and outdoor world's records by running two- milos In 9m 3 4-6s.-Reuter.

LONDON. Feb. 13.

The Paris Academy of Sports hns awarded its Grand Gold Medal to tho British sprinter Abrahams, in recognition of his performances at the Olympic Games.

George Cook defeated Heeney on pointa In

a 20-round contest.

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