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Runner Collapses, Dies After Brooklyn Half-marathon

Runner Collapses, Dies After Brooklyn Half-marathon

It was unclear what caused the runner to collapse, though a statement said it happened after the man finished the race.

22 May 2022
Delhi Woman Sets World Record By Running 6,000 Km Highway In 110 Days

Delhi Woman Sets World Record By Running 6,000 Km Highway In 110 Days

Sufiyan began her run on December 16, 2020, and by April 6, 2020, she completed her run on the Indian Quadrilateral Road. 

30 March 2022

Adidas Ultraboost 22 Review: The Running Shoes To Help You Cover The Distance

The Adidas Ultraboost22 takes a cue from its predecessor in terms of design with a cushioned midsole and thick heel

Congress Claims Girls In Large Numbers Participated In Party's 'Women Marathon' In Lucknow

Congress Claims Girls In Large Numbers Participated In Party's 'Women Marathon' In Lucknow

Pandey said that after the success of marathons in Meerut, Jhansi and Moradabad, today's programme here was also successful and alleged that Yogi Government is...

28 December 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Congress Girl Marathon Disallowed, Administration Cites ‘Omicron Covid-19 Curbs'

Uttar Pradesh: The women in large numbers had turned up for the marathon in Jhansi and Lucknow on Sunday, under Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi’s...

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14 November 2021
Greek Runner Runner Costas Gelaouzos Wins First Post-pandemic Athens Marathon

Greek Runner Runner Costas Gelaouzos Wins First Post-pandemic Athens Marathon

The race resumed this year after a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 9,558 runners registered to line up at the start in the village of...


11 October 2021
Boston Marathon Set To Begin After Coronavirus Pandemic Hiatus

Boston Marathon Set To Begin After Coronavirus Pandemic Hiatus

It's been 30 months since athletes raced 26.2 miles (42.2 kilometers) to Copley Square in Boston, the 125th edition of the Boston Marathon, which is the...


04 October 2021
London Marathon: Sisay Lemma, Joyciline Jepkosgei Emerge Triumphant

London Marathon: Sisay Lemma, Joyciline Jepkosgei Emerge Triumphant

This was the first time a full-scale London Marathon was successfully staged in more than two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


22 September 2021
Mary Jepkosgei Keitany, Women's Marathon Record Holder, Retires After Injury

Mary Jepkosgei Keitany, Women's Marathon Record Holder, Retires After Injury

The 39-year-old Kenyan said pandemic-related travel restrictions have stopped her from coming to Europe to get treatment on an injury sustained in 2019.


08 August 2021
Eliud Kipchoge Defends Olympic Marathon Title At Tokyo 2020

Eliud Kipchoge Defends Olympic Marathon Title At Tokyo 2020

Kipchoge becomes the third athlete to win multiple gold medals in the men’s marathon, joining Abebe Bikila (1960, ’64) and Waldemar Cierpinski (’76,...


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07 August 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Peres Jepchirchir Beats Heat In Sapporo To Win Women's Marathon

Tokyo Olympics: Peres Jepchirchir Beats Heat In Sapporo To Win Women's Marathon

Jepchirchir's winning time of 2 hours, 27 minutes, 20 seconds was not fast — 10 minutes off her personal best — but it was still sizzling considering the...


11 June 2021
China Ultra-marathon Tragedy: 27 Face Punishment For Hosting 'Unprofessional' Race That Killed 21 Runners

China Ultra-marathon Tragedy: 27 Face Punishment For Hosting 'Unprofessional' Race That Killed 21 Runners

The tragedy had evoked public anger on Chinese social media, with criticism mainly directed at the Baiyin government for lack of contingency planning


23 May 2021
China Ultra-marathon Tragedy: Extreme Weather Kills 21 Cross-country Runners In A Single Race

China Ultra-marathon Tragedy: Extreme Weather Kills 21 Cross-country Runners In A Single Race

The tragedy has evoked public anger on Chinese social media, with criticism mainly directed at the Baiyin government for lack of contingency planning


09 May 2021
Tamil Nadu's New Health Minister MA Subramanian Is Also A Marathon Runner

Tamil Nadu's New Health Minister MA Subramanian Is Also A Marathon Runner

Besides being a politician, MA Subramanian is a fitness enthusiast who has run many marathons and holds multiple records.


03 April 2021
Aiming At A Guinness Record, This Indian Soldier Is On A Mission To Run 4,300 Km Under 50 Days

Aiming At A Guinness Record, This Indian Soldier Is On A Mission To Run 4,300 Km Under 50 Days

Naik Velu is an ultramarathoner who is attempting a Guinness World Record by running from Kashmir to Kanyakumari covering a distance of about 4,300 km under 50...


02 January 2021
The Year In Picture: Best Sports Photos Of 2020

The Year In Picture: Best Sports Photos Of 2020

Amid the gloom and doom of the coronavirus pandemic, sports showed human resilience at its best. Here are some of the best and heart-warming moments captured...


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14 December 2020
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel Participates In Virtual Marathon

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel Participates In Virtual Marathon

The virtual race from Balrampur to Sukma saw over one lakh people from 28 districts participate.


11 May 2020
Shoe Wars: Nike's Rvals Play Catch-up In 'Marathon' Business Worth Billions

Shoe Wars: Nike's Rvals Play Catch-up In 'Marathon' Business Worth Billions

The likes of Adidas, Asics, Brooks, Hoka, New Balance and Saucony have recently released or are about to unveil their own carbon-fibre versions of running shoes


26 April 2020
Amrik Singh, Veteran Marathon Runner And 'Founding Father' Of Scotland's Sikh Community, Succumbs To Coronavirus

Amrik Singh, Veteran Marathon Runner And 'Founding Father' Of Scotland's Sikh Community, Succumbs To Coronavirus

Amrik Singh, the "founding father" of Scotland's Sikh community, was admitted to a hospital last Sunday with symptom and he battled heroically, but eventually...


19 January 2020
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray flagged off Mumbai Marathon on Jan 19. Thousands of runners gathered to take part in the marathon. Participants are...


20 October 2019
Delhi Half Marathon 2019: Andamlak Belihu, Tsehay Gemechu Defend Titles With Personal Best Timings

Delhi Half Marathon 2019: Andamlak Belihu, Tsehay Gemechu Defend Titles With Personal Best Timings

Andamlak Belihu's timing of 59:10 was better than the 59.18 that he had clocked to win the title last year, while Tsehay Gemechu smashed the course record by...


12 October 2019
Busting The Mythical Barrier: Eliud Kipchoge Becomes First Man To Run Marathon Under Two Hours

Busting The Mythical Barrier: Eliud Kipchoge Becomes First Man To Run Marathon Under Two Hours

Eliud Kipchoge, 34, already holds the men's world record for the distance with a time of 2hr 01min 39sec, which he set in the flat Berlin marathon on September...


08 September 2019
Kenya's Brigid Kosgei Runs Fastest-Ever Women's Half-Marathon

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei Runs Fastest-Ever Women's Half-Marathon

Brigid Kosgei's time was 23 seconds quicker than the world record set in 2017 by fellow Kenyan Joyciline Jepkosgei but the course in the northeast of England...


30 May 2019
Marathoner Criss-Crosses Country To Raise Funds For A Hunger-Free India

Marathoner Criss-Crosses Country To Raise Funds For A Hunger-Free India

Ultra-marathoner Dharmendra plans to cover 8,000 km to create awareness about hunger and raise funds for 5 Lakh meals for the Akshaya Patra Foundation


07 December 2018
Indian National Differently-Abled Cricket Team Set To Run Bangaluru Midnight Marathon

Indian National Differently-Abled Cricket Team Set To Run Bangaluru Midnight Marathon

As the theme of the midnight marathon is 'Run For The Differently Abled', the para-athletes decided to grab the opportutnity to bring their sport into light.


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