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Bangabandhu Sports Championship begins

The Bangabandhu Inter-University Sports Championship, a multi-sports event, ceremonially began through a marathon race at Hatirjheel area in the capital on Saturday

Bangabandhu Sports Championship begins

Kenya's Kipchoge smashes two-hour marathon barrier

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge on Saturday made history, smashing the mythical two-hour barrier for the marathon in the "best moment" of his life on a specially prepared course in a vast Vienna park.With a ...

Kenya's Kipchoge smashes two-hour marathon barrier

Facial recognition deployed at China marathon

Facial recognition will be deployed at a marathon on Sunday in China to crack down on cheating, state media said, after a half-marathon was blighted by widescale flouting of the rules.Running and ...

Facial recognition deployed at China marathon

250 runners cheat, take shortcuts at China marathon

More than 250 runners cheated at last weekend's half-marathon in Shenzhen including many who took shortcuts, Chinese state media said on Thursday, calling it "deeply shameful".Marathon and leisure ...

250 runners cheat, take shortcuts at China marathon

The French octogenarian addicted to marathons

She runs three hours a day, 365 days a year -- but don't get her started on diets or supplements.For 85-year-old Ginette Bedard, staying on her feet has been an essential part of her long life, and ...

The French octogenarian addicted to marathons

Heat may make 2020 Olympic marathon 'deadly'

A group of Japanese doctors on Wednesday urged Olympic organisers to start the Tokyo 2020 marathon as early as 5:30am, saying failure to do so could "lead to deaths" from heatstroke.The warning is ...

Heat may make 2020 Olympic marathon 'deadly'

Kenya marathon ‘superman’ smashes world record

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, smashing the previous best as he clocked 2hr 1min 39sec.The 33-year-old Olympic champion, aided by a string of pacemakers ...

Kenya marathon ‘superman’ smashes world record

64-year-old swims 186km in 61 hrs

Khitindra Chandra Boishya, a 64-year-old freedom fighter, has crossed 186 kilometers of Bhogai river by swimming to set a new Guinness World Record.The current record holder is a female swimmer, ...

64-year-old swims 186km in 61 hrs
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