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Kenya’s Kipsang to debut in Berlin Marathon


September 14th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 14 (IANS) World cross-country junior champion Geoffrey Kipsang will debut in the Berlin Marathon Sep 30.However, it will not be a walk through the pack for the 19-year-old ... Read more...

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US claim basketball gold, Ugandan marathon (Overall World Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Kevin Durant scored a game-high 30 points as the US edged Spain 107-100 to retain the Olympic men's basketball title while marathon runner ... Read more...

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Avoid extreme exercises - they may kill


June 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) Avoid extreme exercises - they can kill.Micah True, a legendary marathon runner, died suddenly while on a routine 12-mile training run in March.The pathological changes ... Read more...

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Marathon runner proposes ahead of finish line


April 26th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A marathon runner in London stopped 800 yards from the finish line, and got down on one knee in front of his girlfriend and proposed.The action ... Read more...

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Fauja Singh calls it a day-only for full marathons!


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) The oldest marathon runner in the world, Britain-based Fauja Singh, has ended on a high at the ripe age of 101 years - but that is ... Read more...

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Marathon runner claimed $72,000 as ‘disability’ benefits!


October 18th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A woman, who acquired a whopping 46,000 pounds ($72,321) as disability benefit, is facing jail after it was discovered that she belonged to a running club ... Read more...

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US sumo wrestler aims to become heaviest person ever to run marathon


March 19th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): A 29-stone sumo wrestler from the US is aiming to become the heaviest person ever to run a marathon this weekend.Kelly Gneiting, a hospital statistician and sumo wrestler ... Read more...

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Stefaan Engels 365 Runs Marathons in 365 Days


February 12th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stefaan Engels ran a total of nine thousand, five hundred, and sixty nine miles in three hundred and sixty five days, running a marathon every day, for an ... Read more...

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Stefaan Engels Sets New Marathon Record


February 6th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Belgian runner named Stefaan Engels has made a new world records by finishing 365 marathon races within 365 days. Needless to say, he has been ... Read more...

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Oldest half marathoner wants to run till end


January 21st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Jalandhar (Punjab), Jan 21 (IANS) His fellow villagers remember him as always running "from one place to another". But 99-year-old Fauja Singh, once a farmer in Punjab who now ... Read more...

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Two convicted in Orissa for judo coach’s murder


December 13th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) A fast track court in this Orissa capital convicted two people Monday in the sensational murder of judo coach Biranchi Das, a government lawyer said.Judge Vivekananda Das held ... Read more...

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India septuagenarian marathon runner is on a fitness mission


December 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India's veteran marathon runner Ashish Roy is on a mission to spread the message of fitness to the entire country.The 78-year-old medical practitioner, fresh ... Read more...

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World Record Holder Haile Gebrselassie Retires After Pulling Out From NYC Marathon


November 8th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) He is often regarded as the fastest marathon runner in history. After dominating athletics for more than twenty years, the 37-year-old Ethiopian shocked ... Read more...

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Delhi CWG conditions toughest ever for marathon running: Oz legend


October 8th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 8(ANI): Australia's former world champion marathon runner Robert de Castella has described the conditions at Delhi Commonwealth Games as the toughest he has ever seen for marathon running.De Castella ... Read more...

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Now, a test to predict Caesarean need


August 29th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): Researchers in Sweden has developed a new test which could stop women labouring for hours in the hope of a "normal" birth only to end up with a ... Read more...

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Ryan Hall To Visit The Tracks Of Bolder Boulder, Local Business Expects Huge Boost


May 31st, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Boulder, May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) May 31, which marks the Memorial Day in United States Of America shall witness a large number of participants coming together for the Bolder Boulder ... Read more...

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Pregnant Brit marathoner claims she’s running 14 miles a day


May 31st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): Pregnant British marathoner Paula Radcliffe has claimed that she is preparing for the race of her life - The London Olympic Marathon in 2012 by running 14 miles ... Read more...

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Think like a marathon runner to reduce work stress


March 4th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A marathon mindset, i.e. starting slow but picking up pace, can help people reduce their stress load and perform better at work, researchers have pointed out.Experts at Tel ... Read more...

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Math Teacher David Benke is Hero in Littleton School Shooting


February 24th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Littleton, Colorado Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the officers and witnesses who were at the Deer Creek Middle School on Tuesday Feb 23, 2010, seventh grade Math teacher David Benke ... Read more...

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Bollywood celebrities, politicians welcome marathon flame in Mumbai


January 10th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 10 (ANI): Bollywood celebrities, sportspersons and socialites gathered in Mumbai on Sunday to welcome the arrival of torch for the Marathon Flame from Athens.The torch lit the Marathon ... Read more...

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France’s Henry tops rogue’s gallery: Australian paper


November 21st, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 21 (DPA) Thierry Henry's self-confessed handball to secure France a win over Ireland and a place in next year's World Cup has shot him to the top of the ... Read more...

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Chennai Marathon attracts tens of thousands of athletes


September 27th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Sep 27 (ANI): Tens of thousands of enthusiastic people including international athletes participated in the 'Idea Chennai International Marathon' held here on Sunday.The race was dedicated to under-privileged children.This 21- kilometres ... Read more...

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Body of Malaysian marathon runner found day after race


August 4th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 4 (DPA) Malaysian police discovered the body of a marathon runner a day after he failed to return home after finishing the race, news reports said Tuesday. A police canine ... Read more...

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Want a six-pack? Just exercise regularly


July 30th, 2009 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Many youngsters dream of a sculpted body, especially after watching Bollyoood's romance icon Shah Rukh Khan flaunt six-pack-abs in "Om Shanti Om" and versatile ... Read more...

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Grandmother swims New Zealand’s Cook Strait


March 21st, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 21 (DPA) Pam Dickson, a 55-year-old grandmother, has become the oldest person to swim the 26-km Cook Strait separating New Zealand's North and South Islands, a media report said Saturday. She ... Read more...

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The many faces of New Zealand cricket manager Currie


March 7th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, March 7 (IANS) From a wrestler, a marathon runner, New Zealand's chef de mission at the Olympics and now the cricket team's manager, Dave Currie has worn many hats during his ... Read more...

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Usain Bolt’’s world record of running 100m in 9.69s can go as low as 9.48s


November 28th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 28 (ANI): A Stanford University researcher has predicted that male sprinters may one day break Usain Bolt''s current world record of running 100 metres in 9.69 seconds, created at ... Read more...

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Robbers target Olympic gold Kenyan runner


September 14th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 14 (DPA) A gang of armed robbers raided the home of Kenyan Olympic gold-medal marathon runner Samuel Wanjiru and demanded cash just weeks after his return from the Beijing ... Read more...

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Taiwan runner’s legs amputated after ultra-marathon


September 9th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Sep 9 (DPA) Taiwan's leading female ultra-marathon runner has had to have both legs amputated after blisters on her foot developed into an infection, press reports said Tuesday.Chiu Shu-jung, 51, remains ... Read more...

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Marathon runner dies of exhaustion in Tamil Nadu


August 31st, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) An athlete who fainted halfway through his marathon here Sunday was declared dead on arrival at a government hospital, official sources said. Santosh, 21, a post graduate science ... Read more...

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On radio for 168 hours, Dheena sets new Guinness record


August 28th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Big 92.7 FM's Radio Jockey (RJ) Dheena has broadcast live on radio continuously for 168 hours and entered the Guinness Book of World Records, bettering the ... Read more...

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‘Dil Kabaddi’ is a film strictly for adults: Irrfan Khan


August 28th, 2008 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) "Dil Kabaddi" is Irrfan Khan's first full-on film on sexual politics and he says he liked the idea of playing a man who's sexually adventurous.The actor was so ... Read more...

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Orissa police file charge sheet in judo coach murder case


August 18th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (IANS) Police have filed a charge sheet against two men for allegedly murdering judo coach Biranchi Das here on April 13, an official said Monday. The charge sheet has ... Read more...

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Cell phones recovered from Orissa jail


May 27th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, May 27 (IANS) The Orissa police Tuesday raided a special jail here and recovered half a dozen cell phones and many other items which prisoners are not allowed to keep with ... Read more...

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Brit Sikhs celebrate Baisakhi in style


April 29th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 29 (ANI): The British Sikh Association (BSA) celebrates Baisakhi in a style.Over 300 guests attended this glittering event, which started with traditional Bhangra dance by the group "Baharain ... Read more...

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