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Apology, hate mails after ‘killer’ spoof on 101-year-old marathoner Fauja Singh


August 5th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) A recently-surfaced TV spoof on 101-year-old Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh in which he is mocked at and eventually killed after being run over by a ... Read more...

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10K run augurs well for India: Linford Christie


May 24th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Endorsing the TCS World 10K run to be held here Sunday, former World sprint champion Linford Christie Thursday hoped that the event would inspire a new ... Read more...

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At 101, Fauja Singh still running!


April 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London/Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) As he turned a memorable 101-years-old Sunday, Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh did not have his birthday celebrations on his mind at his London home. Instead, ... Read more...

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Fauja Singh’s coach, family fume at ‘political misuse’


January 25th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 25 (IANS) Punjab's new party with a difference, People's Party of Punjab (PPP), has landed itself in trouble with the coach and family of 100-year-old marathoner Fauja Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

What Guinness? My job is to run: 100-year-old Fauja Singh (Interview) (With images)


January 4th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) His marathons at the ripe old age of 100 may not have been recognised by Guinness World Records on technical grounds, but Punjab-born British citizen ... Read more...

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At 100, Sikh marathoner lives to see his biography (With Image)


June 12th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) He is perhaps the oldest man to have lived to see his biography published. Hundred-plus Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh's biography "Turbaned Tornado" is slated for ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

Two convicted for murdering judo coach (Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) A fast track court in this Orissa capital held two people guilty Monday in the sensational murder of judo coach Biranchi Das, who mentored child prodigy marathoner Budhia, ... Read more...

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Less fit marathoners prone to heart damage for 3 months after race


October 25th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A team of researchers and runners from the Heart and Stroke Foundation has found that the magnitude of abnormal heart segments was more widespread and significant in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a mathematical formula to help marathoners sprint to a strong finish


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A marathoner from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology has designed a mathematical model to calculate just how much carbohydrate a runner needs to fuel him ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Queen’s baton arrives in Shillong (With Image)


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 21 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games Wednesday reached Meghalaya capital Shillong amid much fanfare. Earlier, the baton was ceremonially received by Deputy Chief Minister B.M. ... Read more...

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India’s grand old marathon man completes 97th run


October 26th, 2009 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy is nearing his goal of a century of runs as he finished his 97th race here in the ... Read more...

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India’s oldest long distance runner completes 96th marathon


October 12th, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) India's grand old long distance runner Ashis Roy has completed his 96th marathon, chipping 11 minutes from his previous timing in the Baltimore marathon, his eighth ... Read more...

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India’s marathon man completes 93rd long run (repeating with corrections in para three and four)


July 20th, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 20 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man, Ashis Roy, has completed his 93rd long run finishing second in the 70 plus age group in the Annual Friendly Massey ... Read more...

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India’s marathon man completes 93rd long run


July 20th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 20 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man, Ashis Roy, has completed his 93rd long run finishing second in the 70 plus age group in the Annual Friendly Massey ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Defending champions confirm entry for Delhi Half Marathon


September 29th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Defending champions among the men and women, Rwandan Dieudonne Disi and Ethiopian Deriba Alemu have confirmed their entry for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Nov 9.Disi, a ... Read more...

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A beer and a smoke keep 101yr old marathoner running


April 14th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
London, April 14 (ANI): At 101, Britains oldest employee Buster Martin is now the worlds oldest marathon runner also.The former army physical-training instructor, who is also a star with a ... Read more...

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Marathon kid Budhia spends hours in hospital after injury


February 22nd, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (IANS) Six-year-old marathoner Budhia Singh spent more than 12 hours in a hospital after sustaining a minor head injury while playing a cricket match with friends at a sports ... Read more...

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