Boston marathon bomb suspect challenges death penalty

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked a US court to rule out capital punishment for their client, after last month`s botched execution of a US inmate.

Kate Hudson wants to try `sprint triathlon`

Actress Kate Hudson, who loves sports, doesn`t mind setting new goals to stay fit.

Thousands run Boston Marathon in show of defiance

Nearly 32,000 runners sent a powerful message of resilience at the first Boston Marathon since last year`s deadly bombing, and crowds who came out in droves saw something that had not happened in more than 30 years.

Modi, Milkha Singh flag off night marathon in Surat

Narendra Modi and the legendary athlete Milkha Singh flagged off `Night Marathon` in Surat city on Sunday evening.

Women running the Mumbai Marathon 2014

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Narendra Modi flags off ‘Run for Unity’, hails Sardar Patel

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the "Run For Unity" marathon here on Sunday.

Marathon to motivate Delhi voters

More than 7,000 people will run in a marathon organised by the Delhi Election Commission here on Nov 10 to motivate educated people to vote in the Dec 4 Assembly polls, authorities said.

World`s first dog to complete a half marathon dies in US

A pooch in US that shot to fame after he became the world`s first dog to complete a half marathon without the assistance of a human, has died after suffering a heart attack.

Doctor details Boston Marathon suspect`s injuries

Newly unsealed court papers describe the injuries to the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

Boston group to distribute $61 mn to marathon bombing victims

The One Fund Boston, a non-profit group created for the benefit of the Boston Marathon bombing victims, will distribute nearly $61 million to 232 eligible claimants.

Boston bomb suspect indicted on 30 counts

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is one of two ethnic Chechen brothers accused of carrying out the twin blasts near the Boston Marathon finish line on April 15.

Marathon in Delhi University for free Tibet

Over a hundred Indian and Tibetan students from Delhi University (DU) participated in a marathon here Monday to celebrate the beginning of the 100th year of the Tibetan proclamation of independence.

Agra to host international half marathon

Athletes from Kenya and Ethiopia are expected to participate in an international half marathon to be held in this Taj city in February 2013 with a winners` purse of Rs.2 crore.

Post-Sandy woes force New York to cancel marathon

Two days after announcing the annual New York Marathon would take place as scheduled, Mayor Bloomberg reversed course and cancelled the event.

Norwegian marathon great Waitz dies at 57

Norway`s former marathon world record holder and world champion Grete Waitz has died at the age of 57, Norwegian media reported on Tuesday. Waitz had been suffering from cancer.

Actor Colin Firth treats marriage like marathon

Firth says the secret to his happy marriage is that he and his wife always take out time for each other and he treats the marriage like a "marathon".

Central Delhi roads to be closed for marathon on Sunday

Several roads in central Delhi
will be closed for a few hours on Sunday due to the Mawana
Sugars Indian Open Marathon, the traffic police said on Friday.

Modern humans would easily beat Neanderthals in a marathon

Neanderthal bones were built for long-distance walking and strength.

Gebremariam wins debut marathon in New York

Ethiopian Gebre Gebremariam made a spectacular marathon debut on Sunday to win the New York City men`s race in an unofficial two hours eight minutes 14 seconds.

Marathon man runs 2,200 kms to mark anniversary

German social worker Juergen Mennel arrived in Athens on Thursday after running 2,200 kms in 30 days to mark the 2,500th anniversary of the battle of Marathon.