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Tokyo marathon move does not affect our credibility: IOC

12 December, 2019 9:47 am 9:47 am

LAUSANNE (Reuters) – A surprise move of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics marathon races and race walk events to cooler Sapporo from the capital was sudden but it will not affect the credibility of the International Olympic Committee, a senior IOC official said on Wednesday. The IOC stunned Games organizers in October by announcing the marathon, … Read More

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IOC plan to move Tokyo Olympic marathon to Hokkaido due to heat concerns

10 October, 2019 10:02 pm 10:02 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced a plan to move the marathon and race walking at Tokyo 2020 to Japan’s northernmost island of Hokkaido from originally planned courses in the capital due to worries about heat. The IOC’s statement said that it is planning to move the events to Sapporo, which … Read More

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Mehwish Hayat appointed as global charity ambassador

08 August, 2019 2:41 pm 2:41 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – International award-winning Pakistani actress Mehwish Hayat on Thursday appointed as ambassador of UK-based international humanitarian global charity, Penny Appeal. The renowned and Pakistani leading actress also participated in fundraising at the London Marathon. Mehwish Hayat also said that she will work to improve education system in Pakistan with the help of … Read More

Kipchoge, sub-two hour, marathon, attempt, year

Kipchoge to make new sub-two hour marathon attempt this year

05 May, 2019 10:19 am 10:19 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge is to make another attempt at breaking two hours for the marathon later this year, probably in Britain, in a project backed by Jim Ratcliffe, the billionaire owner of chemical firm INEOS. Kipchoge ran two hours and 25 seconds in his “Breaking Two” project on Italy’s … Read More

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Nosherwan wins Lahore Marathon

03 March, 2019 9:45 pm 9:45 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Noshewan Ashiq won the Lahore Marathon organized in connection with the Pakistan Day. Cricketer Azhar Ali’s father also took part in the race. The 10-kilometer marathon started from Qaddafi Stadium at 3pm. Traffic and parking plan for the marathon was made for the ease of the citizens. A large number of … Read More

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London Marathon fundraising to cross 1 billion pound mark

01 January, 2019 11:53 pm 11:53 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The total amount raised through the London Marathon will top 1 billion pounds this year, organisers said on Friday. Thousands of charities sign up runners to collect donations at the race. Last year they raised 63.70 million pounds, taking the cumulative total to 955 million pounds since the first event in 1981. … Read More