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Runner Sudha Singh 'surprised' after being awarded Padma Shri, calls it 'one of the biggest moments' of her life
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Runner Sudha Singh 'surprised' after being awarded Padma Shri, calls it 'one of the biggest moments' of her life

The 34-year-old Sudha from Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh joined an elite list of track-and-field Padma winners comprising the likes of Milkha Singh, Anju Bobby George and PT Usha among others.

Devil’s Circuit to be held from 19 to 21 December digitally
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Devil’s Circuit to be held from 19 to 21 December digitally

After the race was cancelled in March 2020 due to the pandemic, the Devils Circuit is being held in a digital format, where runners will be running from their homes, from wherever they are, recording their timings and sending it to the organisers.

Avinash Sable says he ‘could have run faster’ after smashing national record at Delhi Half Marathon
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Avinash Sable says he ‘could have run faster’ after smashing national record at Delhi Half Marathon

Avinash Sable is not a man of too many words. But he's someone who sets audacious goals. After breaking the half marathon national record, he believes he can run a steeplechase in 8:05.00.

London Marathon 2020: Ethiopian Shura Kitata vrooms to victory as favourite Eliud Kipchoge cracks
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London Marathon 2020: Ethiopian Shura Kitata vrooms to victory as favourite Eliud Kipchoge cracks

The 2020 London Marathon was the first Eliud Kipchoge hasn't won since finishing second in Berlin in 2013 — he had won all 11 others he raced in, including the 2016 Rio Olympics.

London Marathon 2020: Kenya's Brigid Kosgei retains women's title by pipping Sarah Hall
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London Marathon 2020: Kenya's Brigid Kosgei retains women's title by pipping Sarah Hall

"The weather is not good. So we struggled," Kosgei said of rainy, cold conditions at the 2020 London Marathon.

Ethiopia's 'town of runners' strives to outpace coronavirus as excitement for Bekele-Kipchoge showdown bubbles over
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Ethiopia's 'town of runners' strives to outpace coronavirus as excitement for Bekele-Kipchoge showdown bubbles over

On Sunday, Ethiopia's five-time world champion Kenenisa Bekele - a winner of three Olympic golds - will face off against Kenyan icon and marathon world record-holder Eliud Kipchoge in the London Marathon, and Bekele's hometown Bekoji is ready to cheer for its greatest son.

Shoes, sandals with an upward curve around toes may ease movement but can weaken foot muscles, study claims
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Shoes, sandals with an upward curve around toes may ease movement but can weaken foot muscles, study claims

While this weakening of the foot muscles is hypothetical as per this study, the scientists behind the study insist that shoes with toe springs do alter the function of the foot.

Ultramarathon runner Kieren D’souza on strategies in running and completing first triple marathon since pandemic
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Ultramarathon runner Kieren D’souza on strategies in running and completing first triple marathon since pandemic

After the lockdown was eased at the end of April in Manali, Kieran who had not trained much in the last 45 days or so, started running again and doing some basic training. And in June, he decided to run to the Friendship Peak.

Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra to take part in virtual run, help raise funds for the COVID-19 affected
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Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra to take part in virtual run, help raise funds for the COVID-19 affected

The initiative, of which Bindra will be a part, is aimed at providing support to vulnerable sections of society who have been distressed and have lost their livelihoods due to the pandemic.

Why is barefoot running so popular right now?
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Why is barefoot running so popular right now?

From Milind Soman to Jake Gyllenhaal, youth icons from across the globe are choosing to run barefoot rather than wear specially designed shoes.

Dutee Chand creates history in Naples, becomes first Indian to clinch 100 metre gold at World Universiade
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Dutee Chand creates history in Naples, becomes first Indian to clinch 100 metre gold at World Universiade

National record holder Dutee Chand became the first Indian woman track and field athlete to clinch a gold medal in the World Universiade after she won the 100m dash event.

Scientists linked physical limit of human endurance to a person's stomach activity
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Scientists linked physical limit of human endurance to a person's stomach activity

While human beings stand out with their physical performance, migratory birds have good endurance as well.

Dutee Chand's brave coming out opens up new avenues of discussions on homosexuality, bisexuality and queerness in sport
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Dutee Chand's brave coming out opens up new avenues of discussions on homosexuality, bisexuality and queerness in sport

In a country, too, where even the limited conversations the public has had about the LGBTQI community have been restricted to gay men, Dutee has opened up new avenues of discussion

Mo Farah set to run Chicago Marathon ending talks about his return to track at this year's world championships
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Mo Farah set to run Chicago Marathon ending talks about his return to track at this year's world championships

Mo Farah has confirmed he will defend his Chicago Marathon title, a decision that suggests he has ended his flirtation with a return to the track at this year's world championships.

Five reasons the new Reebok Forever Floatride Energy gives runners an edge over others
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Five reasons the new Reebok Forever Floatride Energy gives runners an edge over others

The new Reebok Forever Floatride Energy is designed to maximize energy return, giving you a more efficient and power-packed performance.

Kenyan athletes Eliud Kipchoge, Edward Zakayo express concern over Diamond League's dropping of 5000m race
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Kenyan athletes Eliud Kipchoge, Edward Zakayo express concern over Diamond League's dropping of 5000m race

Olympic and world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge has also voiced his disapproval, saying the 5000m had been crucial to his career, and helped him to be runner that he is

March through the mountains: Peter Van Geit's solo journey through 40 Himalayan passes on foot
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March through the mountains: Peter Van Geit's solo journey through 40 Himalayan passes on foot

Struck by the natural beauty of India, Belgian citizen Peter Van Geit decided to leave his country and explore Indian landscapes, first on his bike, and then on foot. He undertook his most testing trip in 2018 — a 75-day journey across 40 passes in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir, which was self-supported and solo.

Taking shortcuts: More than 250 runners cheat at China's half-marathon; State media calls it 'deeply shameful'
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Taking shortcuts: More than 250 runners cheat at China's half-marathon; State media calls it 'deeply shameful'

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".

Usain Bolt to take week-long break from A-League's Central Coast Mariners due to overseas commitments
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Usain Bolt to take week-long break from A-League's Central Coast Mariners due to overseas commitments

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will put his efforts to carve out a football career on hold for a week to fulfil a “previously planned” overseas commitments.

Meet the South African runners who have set a new record for Nepal's Great Himalaya Trail
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Meet the South African runners who have set a new record for Nepal's Great Himalaya Trail

Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel completed the Great Himalaya Trail, which is spread over a distance of 1,504 kilometres, in 25 days | #FirstCulture