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Guinness Book of Records co-founder dies

Norris McWhirter, co-founder of the Guinness Book of Records with his identical twin Ross, died in Wiltshire, England, on Tuesday, BBC reported. He was 78.McWhirter suffered a heart attack while......

A story that let Nicole Kidman down

Radically revisiting a little-known dark, conspiratorial suspense drama also called The Stepford Wives, the new film works hard with uneven success to present a horror comedy starring an......

Who will light the Olympic flame tonight? Bannister or...

With the finish line fast approaching, Roger Bannister has broken away from the pack and is now the bookmakers' clear front runner to light the Olympic cauldron later Friday. British bookmaker......

Bannister carries Olympic torch at site of famous mile

Roger Bannister returned to the Iffley Road Stadium where he ran the first sub four-minute mile in 1954 on Tuesday to begin the 53rd leg of the London Olympic torch relay. The 83-year-old......

Swedish runner Hagg dies at 85

Gunder Hagg, who held the world mile record for nine years until Britain's Roger Bannister broke the four-minute barrier, died at the age of 85, the Swedish news agency TT reported on Sunday.Hagg,......

Mile record anniversary stirs up memories

Fifty years ago in May, 25-year-old British medical student Roger Bannister was acclaimed as the first man to run a sub-four-minute mile.Few sporting feats will ever capture the public imagination......

I don't know who will light Olympic flame: IOC chief

Not even IOC President Jacques Rogge knows who will light the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics. Rogge says "I'd love to know" but "this is one of the best kept secrets."......

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Guinness Book of World Records Marks 60th Anniversary by Inclusion of Weird Records

The 60th anniversary edition of the Guinness World Records has seen some weird new entrants, including super-long tongues and leaping cats, as the... ...

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There was never a good war or a bad Peace . Benjamin Franklin wrote these words to his friend reflecting upon the tragedies of the Revolutionary... ...

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Marathon man Brasher inspires London to get riding

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - As race director of the London Marathon Hugh Brasher was not exactly short of things to do with his time but... ...

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Commonwealth Games

As teams get set to compete hard and have fun doing it this CWG, Pakistan wrestlers are a dismal lot. AFP The idea of a united sporting... ...

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