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  1. Tejwant Singh

    Get Fit For Free: Long-distance Running

    A simple diet, motivation and dedication have kept long-distance runner Ajit Singh, 80, on the right track for decades. I am the longest standing member of my athletics club, the Longwood Harriers in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Nowadays, I train two to three times a week. I do fartlek and...
  2. Aman Singh

    Opinion What Is Terrorism? Was The Boston Marathon Bombing Terrorism?

    Why is Boston 'terrorism' but not Aurora, Sandy Hook, Tucson and Columbine? Here is a thread that challenges some of the assumptions and stereotypes that have been plaguing the media recently. The image and the second post up are from the blog American Turban. The Original Post is from The...
  3. findingmyway

    Opinion Reactions To The Boston Marathon Bombing

    The Boston bombing produces familiar and revealing reactions As usual, the limits of selective empathy, the rush to blame Muslims, and the exploitation of fear all instantly emerge Glenn Greenwald guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 16 April 2013 14.52 BST Explosion at Boston marathon...
  4. Archived_Member16

    World Russia's Chechnya Has Seen Decades Of War And Terror

    Russia's Chechnya has seen decades of war, terror {censored}N MOLLAYEV and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV - April 19, 2013 05:41 PM EST - AP MAKHACHKALA, Russia — The two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings have their ethnic roots in Chechnya, a part of the Caucasus Mountains that has...
  5. spnadmin

    USA Deadly Attack At Boston Marathon

    Deadly Attack at Boston Marathon http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/15/us/boston-marathon-explosions/index.html?hpt=hp_t1 (CNN) -- Two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, turning a celebration into a bloody scene of destruction. The blasts threw people to the...
  6. spnadmin

    Fauja Singh Finishes Hong Kong Marathon: Retires At 101

    Baba Fauja Singh finishes Hong Kong marathon; retires at 101 By PARMJIT SINGH http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2013/02/24/6204baba-fauja-singh-finishes-hong-kong-marathon-retires-at-101/ Hong Kong (February 24, 2012): As per information Baba Fauja Singh, the world’s oldest marathon runner has...
  7. findingmyway

    Opinion London Marathon 2012: Paralysed Claire Lomas Reaches Finishing Line After 16 Days

    Paralysed Claire Lomas has completed the London Marathon after 16 days, becoming the first person ever to complete the race in a bionic suit. Lomas crossed the finishing line on The Mall having started the 26.2 mile route on 22 April with some 36,000 other participants. The 32-year-old...
  8. Archived_Member16

    Guinness World Records Refuses To Recognize Fauja Singh’s 'Marathon' Feat

    Guinness World Records refuses to recognise Fauja Singh’s 'marathon' feat Ashis Ray, TNN | Oct 25, 2011, 05.22AM IST LONDON: Guinness World Records has refused to recognise Fauja Singh, the London-based 100-year-old Sikh, as the world's oldest man to have completed a 42km marathon. Singh...
  9. Tejwant Singh

    Opinion Fauja Singh-100-year-old Marathoner Finishes Race

    Fauja Singh, 100, receives a finishing medal after crossing the line in the Toronto … TORONTO (AP) — A 100-year-old runner became the oldest person to complete a full-distance marathon when he finished the race in Toronto on Sunday. Fauja Singh earned a spot in the Guinness World...
  10. spnadmin

    Dashing Docs & Some 42 Km Talk

    Dashing Docs and some 42 km talk By: Hemal Ashar With the Mumbai Marathon to be run on Sunday, MiD DAY takes a quirky look at the twists and turns of a race that has become a part of the fabric of the city There was much fanfare about the first time ever that runners would run the...
  11. Chaan Pardesi

    World Marathon Runner, 99, Honoured At Awards Ceremony

    Before any one reads the article , can I point out, I meet Fauja Singh almost every other day at the SINGH SABHA GURDUARA,[ GOODMAYES, Ilford, UK] that Fauja Ji attends. He also attends the Sikh Vichar Manch every Wednesday at the Gurduara , that I often present papers at in Punjabi along with...
  12. Tejwant Singh

    99 Year Old Attempts World Record At Luxembourg Marathon

    99 year old attempts world record at Luxembourg Marathon 99 year old attempts world record at Luxembourg Marathon (video) 99 year old Fauja Singh will participate in the Luxembourg Marathon in May in a bid to beat the world record for the oldest man to complete a marathon...
  13. Tejwant Singh

    At 99, Marathon Man Runs On

    At 99, Marathon Man runs on At 99, Marathon Man runs on - Chandigarh - City - The Times of India CHANDIGARH: Turbaned Tornado, Fauja Singh turns 99 on Thursday. Here’s wishing this Punjabi icon who manages running marathons at an age not many reach, many happy returns of the day. Besides...
  14. Aman Singh

    Sikh News Sikhs In The City Go For Marathon

    Sikhs in the City Go for Marathon THE OLDEST marathon runner in the world will be flying the flag for Newham’s involvement in the 2012 Games when he competes in his next challenge. Fauja Singh, aged 98, will be running the Toronto Waterfron Marathon alongside fellow teammates from Sikhs in the...
  15. spnadmin

    Fauja Singh, Oldest Marathon Runner

    Glad to be Grey The four members of Sikhs in the City photographed in Glasgow before competing in last month's Edinburgh marathon. Photograph: Murdo Macleod Fauja...
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