FAUJA SINGH

  • Oldest marathon runner Fauja Singh retires March 1, 2013

    Fauja Singh, the world's oldest long-distance marathon runner, ran his last race on Sunday, in Hong Kong, just ahead of his 102nd birthday. He has completed 9 successful marathons and says the secret is not his diet, or even his training routine, but simply his love for the sport. ...
  • 'Jay Hind' in trouble over Fauja Singh parody August 2, 2012

    Mumbai: The producer of a satirical Internet TV show has been receiving death threats by the dozen and his phone has been ringing off the hook, after he allegedly poked fun at 101yearold British marathoner Fauja Singh. Running machine: Born on April 1, 1911, Fauja Singh is a British centenarian marathon...
  • Fauja Singh, 101, dazzles in Olympic Torch relay July 21, 2012

    London: Punjabborn Fauja Singh, who defies age to run marathons, drew the loudest cheers on Saturday as the Olympic Torch was carried by him, Olympic medal winners and leading individuals through London amidst a welcome clear sky and sunshine. Clad in allwhite apparel and a matching white turban, the sprightly Singh...
  • Balle balle, 'langar' for Fauja's Olympics Torch July 12, 2012

    London: Thousands of vegetarian meals will be served along the route of Olympic Torch Relay to celebrate the 101yearold Londonbased marathon legend Fauja Singh, who will carry the torch on July 21 when it reaches Newham, near the Olympics Stadium. Over 15 gurdwaras have joined hands to organise the 'langar' along...
  • Oldest marathoner Fauja Singh hangs up his boots April 23, 2012

    The Guiness Book of World Records has refused to list the 101yearold as the oldest marathon runner as he does not have a birth certificate to prove his age. ...
  • Marathon man Fauja does it again in Dubai November 8, 2011

    Dubai: The Guinness book might have refused to record his feat, but seemingly undeterred by the stumbling block, the world's oldest marathon runner Fauja Singh completed another 8 km run in Dubai and is now eyeing the San Francisco marathon. The 100yearold Briton of Indian origin turned out to be a...
  • Guinness won't ratify 100yearold Fauja Singh October 25, 2011

    Toronto: Fauja Singh, a 100yearold runner who attracted worldwide attention when he completed a Marathon in over eight hours, won't be recognised as the world's oldest marathoner because he can't show a birth certificate. Guinness World Records said it won't recognise Singh, a Briton of Indianorigin, as the world's oldest...
  • Oldest half marathoner wants to run till end January 21, 2011

    Jalandhar: His fellow villagers remember him as always running "from one place to another". But 99yearold Fauja Singh, once a farmer in Punjab who now lives in Britain, took to running with a passion only in his twilight years and says he won't stop till he drops. Born April 1,...