Posts Tagged ‘runners’

Iran runners-up at 2022 CAFA Women Championship

TEHRAN – Iran lost to Uzbekistan 1-0 in the CAFA Women’s Championship on Wednesday and finished in second place. Source

Iran runners-up at 2021 Asian Beach Volleyball C’ships

TEHRAN – Iran lost to Australia in the 2021 Asian Sr Beach Volleyball Championships final on Saturday. Australia’s Christopher McHugh/Paul Burnett reigned supreme with a remarkable unbeaten record at the 2021 Asian Sr Beach Volleyball Championships at Bang Tao Beach in Phuket, Thailand after beating IRI’s Bahman Salemi/Abolhassan Khakizadeh 21-16, 21-13 in the men’s gold-medal […]

Iran Greco-Roman runners-up at U23 Worlds

TEHRAN – Iran Greco-Roman team finished in second place at the 2021 U23 World Wrestling Championships held in Belgrade, Serbia. Russia won the Greco-Roman team title, thanks to the two gold medals on Wednesday, which propelled them to 190 points. Iran finished second with 155 points, while Georgia ended up on the podium in third […]

Iran runners-up at CAFA U17 Women’s Championship

TEHRAN – Iran defeated Tajikistan 3-0 in the 2021 CAFA U17 Women’s Championship on Wednesday and finished in second place. Mehrnaz Ezatabadi (18), Mohadese Zolfi (31) and Melika Bagheri (62) were on target for Iran. Iran defeated Afghanistan 6-0 and lost to Uzbekistan 2-0 in the 5-day tournament which was held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The […]

21 Ultra-Marathon Runners Die In Extreme Weather In China

BEIJING (AP) — Twenty-one people running a mountain ultramarathon have died in northwestern China after hail, freezing rain and gale-force winds hit the high-altitude race, state media reported Sunday. After an all-night rescue operation in freezing temperatures involving more than 700 personnel, rescuers were able to confirm that 151 people were safe, out of a […]

Palestine runners cross the finish line at the 2018 London Marathon

Palestinian long-distance runner and founder of Runners for Freedom, Mohammed Alqadi, crossed the finish line at the London Marathon yesterday for the second time. Carrying a Palestinian flag, Alqadi set off on the 42-kilometre run to raise funds for Penny Appeal to provide clean and safe water for the people of Gaza. Some 90 per cent of […]

Bush-Era Economists Emerge As Front-Runners For Fed Vice Chair Position

After selecting Fed governor Jerome Powell to replace Janet Yellen as Fed Chair when her term expires in February, the Trump White House has now moved on to interviewing a series of candidates for the Vice Chair position.  As the Wall Street Journal notes this morning, two of the more likely candidates for that role are a […]

Ice Runners: Russians in swimsuits go jogging in -24C (VIDEO)

Yes, Russians just love it cold – a group of ice swimmers from the city of Irkutsk near Lake Baikal has proven it again. Up to 20 competitors took part in the icy race on November 24, marking ‘Ice Swimmers Day.’ Head of the local ice-swimmers club, Andrey Bugai, said the sports event was aimed […]

Runners found to have an increased lifespan of 3 years, says new study

(Natural News) Going for a run isn’t something that most Americans like to do, but if more people did it they’d live longer. Up to three years longer, on average, in fact, according to a new study. The New York Times is reporting that people who run an hour a day can add an additional […]

Ultramarathon runners fighting for life after WA wildfire

UPDATE 2.10pm: A VICTORIAN woman is fighting for her life in hospital after competing in an ultra-marathon ravaged by bushfire. The victim, named locally as 35-year-old Kate Sanderson from Mornington, is believed to have suffered 80 per cent burns to her body. She was running the 100km course in far northern WA on Friday at […]

Blaze traps runners

Royal Flying Doctors spokeswoman Joanne Hill said the two were flown to Darwin because the trip to Perth was too long. “Ideally the two would have gone to Perth but we needed to stabilise them,” she said. Ms Hill said the runners were injured at about 5pm on Friday and had to wait four hours […]

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