Sports  /  Published 13.08.22

Longer than marathon and still short of a job

At the heart of performance in sport is the human body and mind, both of which require maintenance. Livelihood, jobs — these are as important for sportspersons as anyone else. Perhaps more, beca...
By Shyam G. Menon

News  /  Published 20.05.22

Sreebhumi unveils Durga Puja 2022 logo

Marathon planned Bose also announced a year-round calendar of activities to mark the jubilee year. “We will host a marathon in September in which runners from across the world will participate....
By Sudeshna Banerjee

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.22

Run to reach the stars

This year, Thami “just felt like” participating in the May Day run. Of the 121 runners who had enrolled, only 66 could complete the arduous run. Most of the runners were well equipped for...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

People  /  Published 27.04.22

Meet Vernon Morais, the ‘first Kolkatan’ to complete the Grand Slam of running

Not many people know there is a Grand Slam of marathons... The marathon culture itself is quite new. I moved from Delhi to Kolkata in 2014. Work brought me to Kolkata. When I came here, I found that ...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Lifestyle  /  Published 15.04.22

Bengali movies to binge on this Poila Baisakh weekend

This is just for the love of Uttam-Suchitra, today and forever! We don’t need to list reasons to watch Saptapadi. ...
By Pooja Mitra


West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.22

Twin marathons in the hills

Darjeeling is set to put on its running shoes soon with two marathons. A Calcutta-based group and a Delhi-based company will separately host two marathons in Darjeeling and Sandakphu on April 24...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 21.03.22

Rupan Debnath, Tamali Basu clinch top prize in Kolkata marathon

Among women, the 2020 winner, Sabina Khatun (1:42.03) grabbed the title again while Anita Das claimed the first runner-up position with 1:49.04. Priyanka Gupta (1:50.38) finished as second runner-up. ...

Sports  /  Published 10.03.22

From training in Kenya to Ukraine frontlines

The Ukrainian marathoner Mykola Nyzhnyk was asleep in the Kenyan countryside on February 24 when he received a call from his pregnant wife, Olga. Alone in their apartment in Brovary, roughly 20km from...
By Sarah Gearhart in Iten (Kenya)

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.01.22

Mellow Januarys in Kolkata

When the tithi turns favourable, expect large boxes on your table with grenade-laddoos, invitations in gold-foiled italics, no personal calls saying ‘We would be happy if you came’, city-w...
By Mudar Patherya

India  /  Published 28.12.21

Cong: Marathon saw more girl participants

Girls in "large numbers" turned up to participate in the 'women marathon' organised by the Congress here as part of its 'Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon' (I am a girl and I can fi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow


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