- Jul 24, 2010 01:14 ISTask the experts
My son is 22 years old. He has been running regularly for the past nine months and also took part in the 50-km-long ultra-marathon at IIT Kanpur in February 2010. However, now his shins have started to hurt whenever he runs. He underwent a bone scan, but no problem was detected. What should he do? Heath Matthews replies.
- Jul 24, 2010 01:17 IST
A 100 years ago, the Tour de France was not deemed challenging enough. Henri Desgrange, the first organiser of the Tour, and his team decided to press the riders higher, taking them through some of the toughest peaks through the Pyrenees.
- Oct 04, 2010 16:24 IST
A number of popular rock bands including Indian Ocean and famed singers like Daler Mehndi and Hariharan are likely to give a series of dazzling performances for over a week at the Commonwealth Games Village in New Delhi.
- Oct 24, 2009 01:14 IST
A fight over the shoes Michael Jordan’s son will wear at the University of Central Florida could cost the school financially.
- Oct 24, 2009 20:26 IST
Over 1600 runners on Saturday hit the road as part of the world's largest one-day running event, the Nike+ Human Race 2009.
- Nov 03, 2009 13:50 IST
Jerry Jones' $1.2 billion home for the Dallas Cowboys offers a fan experience like no other. Dikenta Dike reports.
- Oct 24, 2009 00:24 IST
Jeev Milkha Singh Top Indian golfer meets celebrity singer, wants to emulate his charity work, reports Robin Bose.
- Sep 17, 2009 01:05 ISTPromised land
Call it Hyderabad blues or what you will but two years after winning the Asia Cup, the India hockey team is waiting for promised land. Meanwhile, another Asia Cup came and went this year and India exited with a whimper.
- Sep 12, 2009 23:42 ISTOff Track
In this installment of Off Track Yana Bey replies to queries about scuba diving, bungee jumping and also sun protection for high altitude treks.
- Sep 12, 2009 23:35 IST
When in the deep seas, Akshay Malavi, a professional angler, always aims to make the big catch. The sport offers people like him just the kick they crave — in patiently drifting in deep rivers or cutting through freak sea waves until the game latches on to the hook and the wrestle begins, writes Aalap Deboor.
- Sep 11, 2009 23:47 IST
Every great journey starts with a single step. There could be no fitter description for marathon running. The sheer dedication required to even make it to the start line is formidable, reports Heath Matthews.
- Sep 11, 2009 23:38 IST
When warming up, jog clockwise around the track. This uses the muscles in the opposite manner to which you usually use them and helps strengthen the weaker side, speaks Heath Matthews.
- Sep 10, 2009 00:36 IST
It won't just be (a+b)2 but students of government schools in the district of Ahmedabad will have another subject that deals with alphabets and numbers in their annual exams next year — chess. Atreyo Mukhopadhyay reports.
- Sep 05, 2009 23:48 ISTMy extreme moment
Whenever I travel abroad, I try to experience a new adventure activity. During my last trip to Dubai, I decided to try out skydiving. The day I decided to attempt it,I couldn’t because the conditions were too windy to go skydiving, and I had to return the next day, Nasser Hussain tolds Deepti Patwardhan.
- Sep 05, 2009 23:42 IST
After four hours of pressing down on the throttle, my thumb is aching. The hands are numb from gripping the handlebar tightly, and the legs feel like jelly. But there’s no reprieve, the finish is still 10 km away, writes Indraneel Das.