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Athlete finishes marathon with puppy which she rescued during race

Khemjira Klongsanun adopted the canine and named her Nom Chom

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November 11, 2019


Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge makes marathon history

Athlete finished the dash in 1hr 59min 40.2sec

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October 12, 2019


Athletes race to the finish in historic Khunjerab Marathon

The competition was held 4,693m above sea level

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September 23, 2019


Asian Games marathon winner accused of pushing rival

Hiroto Inoue of Japan has been accused of pushing a competitor during the final of Asian Games 2018 men’s event.

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August 25, 2018


Dog finishes Australia half-marathon, wins medal

A dog called Stormy has been awarded a medal after completing a half-marathon in outback Australia and winning the hearts of its human competitors.

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July 31, 2018


Kenyan Olympic marathon champ Sumgong fails dope test: IAAF

Jemima Sumgong, the first Kenyan woman to win an Olympic gold in the marathon when she triumphed in Rio last year, has failed an out-of-competition dope test, athletics officials said Friday. The 32-year-old, who is also the reigning London Marathon champion, tested positive for the banned blood booster EPO in a test by the International…

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April 7, 2017


Olympics: Swimming starting platform washed away on blustery Copacabana

RIO DE JANEIRO: Organisers at the Rio Olympics suffered another headache Saturday when the starting platform for the marathon swimming was washed away just 48 hours before the competition starts by strong currents off Copacabana beach, postponing training sessions. “Security measures have been adopted and there are no risks for the swimmers,” a Rio 2016…

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August 13, 2016


Extreme risks-filled Amazon race

The World’s Toughest Endurance Race with a grueling course of 254 kilometers through Brazil’s Tapajos National Forest, came to an end.

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October 15, 2015


Introducing Mass Transit and Encouraging Youngsters for Bicycles

  Written By: Hawa Bibi Transport carries goods, and people from one place to another across the buildings and infrastructure systems. It makes traveling easy for people but it also has some adverse affects like air pollution, fatalities, congestion and crashes. The transport in-question is used to save time and it is very convenient to…

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August 31, 2015


India voters kick off world's biggest election

DIBRUGARH: Indians began voting in the world's biggest election Monday which is set to sweep the Hindu nationalist opposition to power at a time of low growth, anger about corruption and warnings about religious unrest. India's 814-million-strong electorate are forecast to inflict a heavy defeat on the ruling Congress party, in power for 10 years…

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April 7, 2014


Isner wins marathon to reach Cincinnati final

CINCINNATI: Unseeded American John Isner blasted his way into the final of the Western and Southern Open on Saturday with a 6-7 (5) 7-6 (9) 6-3 marathon win over Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro.Isner will face the winner of Saturday's other semi-final between Rafael Nadal and Tomas Berdych.A contest between the towering 6-foot, 10-inch (2.06m)…

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August 17, 2013


Britain deports cleric Abu Qatada after legal marathon

LONDON/AMMAN: A radical Muslim cleric once called “Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe” was deported from Britain to Jordan on Sunday, ending years of British government efforts to send him back home to face terrorism charges.A police convoy collected Abu Qatada from London's Belmarsh prison after midnight and drove him through the streets of…

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July 7, 2013


Boston Marathon bomb suspect buried in Virginia

RICHMOND: Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in a Muslim cemetery in Virginia, after authorities spent a week searching for a final resting place for the ethnic Chechen's remains.The body of Tsarnaev, who was killed in a shootout with police three days after the April 15 bombing, was moved earlier this week…

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May 10, 2013


Suspect charged in hospital with Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON: Prosecutors formally charged Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with the bombings at the Boston Marathon in a hearing held on Monday in his hospital room, accusing him of crimes that carry the possibility of the death penalty.The 19-year-old ethnic Chechen can be seen in video taken by security cameras placing a backpack near the finish line of…

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April 23, 2013


Boston Marathon bombing suspect captured – police

WATERTOWN, Massachusetts: Police captured a 19-year-old man on Friday night suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings with his older brother after a day-long manhunt using helicopters and heavily armed officers in a Boston suburb.The Boston Police Department said on Twitter that the suspect was in custody and officers were sweeping the area. Authorities…

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April 20, 2013


Marathon bomb suspect eludes police, hunt paralyzes Boston

WATERTOWN, Massachusetts: Black Hawk helicopters and heavily armed police descended on a Boston suburb Friday in a massive search for an ethnic Chechen suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings, hours after his brother was killed by police in a late-night shootout.The normally traffic-clogged streets of Boston were empty as the city went into virtual lockdown…

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April 19, 2013


Boston Marathon bombs believed packed in pressure cookers

BOSTON: The bombs that exploded at the Boston Marathon were likely heavy, carried to the scene in dark nylon bags, and fashioned out of pressure cookers packed with shrapnel to make them more lethal, authorities said on Tuesday.The twin blasts on Monday killed three people including an 8-year-old boy and injured 176 others, some of…

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April 17, 2013


Marathon bombing: Boston hospitals scramble to care for wounded

BOSTON: At Boston Children's Hospital, the list of the wounded included a 2-year-old boy with a head injury, a 9-year-old girl with leg trauma and six other children under the age of 15.Over at Massachusetts General Hospital, which was caring for 29 victims, injuries ranged from cuts and bruises to serious shrapnel wounds. Trauma surgeons…

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April 16, 2013


Bombs kill three people, wound more than 100 at Boston Marathon

BOSTON: Two bombs ripped through the crowd at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people, causing several amputations and injuring more than 100 in what a White House official said would be handled as an “act of terror.”It was the worst bombing on U.S. soil since security was tightened after…

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April 16, 2013


Two blasts hit Boston Marathon finish line, at least 2 killed

BOSTON: Two explosions hit the Boston Marathon as runners crossed the finish line on Monday, killing at least two people and injuring 23 on a day when tens of thousands of people pack the streets to watch one of the world's best known marathons.Pictures from the scene showed blood stains on the ground and several…

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April 15, 2013


Two explosions near finish line of Boston Marathon: witnesses

BOSTON: Two explosions struck the Boston Marathon as runners crossed the finish line on Monday, witnesses said, injuring at least four people on a day when tens of thousands of people pack the streets to watch one of the world's best known marathons.Pictures from the scene showed blood stains on the ground and several people…

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April 15, 2013