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Boston marathon kick-starts under tight security one year after twin blasts

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 21:50

Leaving behind the fear of twin bomb blasts, which rocked the marathon stadium last year, thousands of runners reclaim the world`s oldest marathon on Monday.

Mindful of tragedy, Boston Marathon goes on

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 09:05

Defending champions Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Rita Jeptoo of Kenya are among a host of past winners in Monday`s 118th Boston Marathon, all mindful of last year`s bombing tragedy.

Backpacks spark bomb scare at Boston Marathon finish line

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 09:32

Two unattended backpacks near the Boston Marathon finish line sparked off a bomb scare and an evacuation of hundreds of people from the area today in an an eerie reminder of the terror attacks here exactly a year ago.

Edna Kiplagat finally gets London Marathon win

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 20:48

Kenya`s Edna Kiplagat saw off compatriot Florence Kiplagat to win the women`s London Marathon on Sunday.

Kipchoge, Afework win Rotterdam Marathon

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 20:37

Eliud Kipchoge and Abebech Afework won the 34th edition of the Rotterdam Marathon for men and women, respectively, here Sunday.

Russia withheld intel on Boston bombing suspect: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 13:39

Russia declined to provide the FBI with information about one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects two years before the attack, The New York Times reported.

Shuttler Varma loses Malaysia GP Gold final

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 16:24

Indian shuttler Sourabh Varma gave a fantastic fight but eventually went down to Indonesian 15th seed Simon Santoso in the men`s singles final of the $120,000 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold here Sunday.

FBI wanted Boston bombing suspect `to be informant`

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 13:41

The defence for accused Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say the FBI approached his brother and fellow suspect Tamerlan about becoming an informant on the Chechen and Muslim community.

FBI agent cleared in marathon-linked shooting

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 12:31

A prosecutor has cleared an FBI agent of any criminal wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a Chechen man as he was being questioned about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect, two law enforcement officials with knowledge of the investigation said.

Al-Qaeda mag lists Premier League, FA Cup games, Savoy hotel as UK `terror targets`

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 10:05

A magazine published by a branch of the Al-Qaeda has reportedly listed Premier League and FA Cup matches and London`s iconic Savoy hotel as ideal targets for would-be terrorists and suicide bombers.

US stands by charges against Boston bomb suspect

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 05:44

Federal prosecutors said they oppose a defense motion to dismiss some charges against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, arguing that they aren`t prejudicial.

More than 3,500 police planned for Boston Marathon

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 04:47

The number of police officers patrolling this year`s Boston Marathon will be doubled to over 3,500, one year after two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260.