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Noguchi clash with Radcliffe unlikely in near future


Olympic gold medallist Mizuki Noguchi and Paula Radcliffe the


champion and record holder, are unlikely to go head-to-head in the

marathon before the next Games in 2008.That is the opinion of David

Bedford and Mark Milde the race

directors of two of the world's biggest events, the Flora London

Marathon and Germany's top meeting in Berlin. Even

the buying power of the multi-million dollar budgets both these

and the other three of the "Big Five" competitions in Boston, Chicago

and New York enjoy, seem unlikely to orchestrate the