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Four-year-old Ran 26 Laps After Chemotherapy Session to Raise Money for Brain Tumour Research

Little Otto Reeve who was diagnosed with a medullablastoma brain tumour last summer, was determined to complete the national 2.6 Challenge for charity on Sunday. His family were not sure if he would be out of the hospital in time…

Music & Fitness Festival to Raise Fund for Food Bank

Fresh Events Asia, a Malaysian based events company has created ‘Stream The Beat’, an 8-hour free live-streamed music and fitness festival to provide people with some much-needed entertainment, whilst raising money for The Lost Food Project (TLFP). TLFP is a…

These 4 Athletes Will Increase Your Running Fitness on Instagram

Here we go into another phase of quarantine for the greater good in this pandemic. However, that doesn’t mean you can continue to sit on your laurels. The holy month of Ramadan has also begun, so let’s take this time…

Ultra-Trail World Tour Announces 2020 UTWT Race Calendar Update

COVID-19 has disrupted sporting events globally. With the pandemic still progressing without an end to be seen, Ultra-Trail World Tour (UTWT) has taken a bold lead in announcing its updated calendar of the 2020. Gaoligong by UTMB: Originally scheduled for…

Emma Pallant and Arnaud Guilloux Wins Narrowly in IRONMAN VR Pro Challenge

The fourth edition of the IRONMAN® VR™ Pro Challenge saw four professional women compete Saturday and four professional men compete Sunday on the IRONMAN 5150 Boulder 40 km bike course. It was Emma Pallant of the United Kingdom winning the…

Nurse Runs Solo Marathon, Maps ‘Boston Strong’ With Spelling Error

Lindsay Devers was supposed to take part in her first Boston Marathon if all things were running smoothly. But the outbreak of novel coronavirus forced organisers to postpone the event. However, Lindsay decided to not let COVID-19 snatch away her…

London Marathon May Be Restricted to Elite Runners Only

This year’s delayed London Marathon may now be restricted to elite runners only, race organiser Hugh Brasher has said. However, he added that this was just one of the “10 scenarios” currently being considered by his team. The 2020 edition…

Keep Calm and Bake – Says SEA Games Athlete Allison Yee

Malaysia’s SEA Games triathlete Allison Yee was lucky enough to head back to her kampung in Kuantan, Pahang during this MCO period. Being back in her kampung meant that she is in good hands of her family, but being away…

Sharpen Your Mind and Strengthen Your Body with 3 Strong Men

When the world and your mind has quietened down during this lockdown, use the time to learn some knowledge to improve yourself physically and mentally. We scoured the fitness community to list some interesting events and workout to keep your…

Doctor Juggles Between Hospital Work and Virtual Races

A 5am indoor bike ride at home, followed by a 45-minute transition time to commute to the hospital to continue with a run on the treadmill. When the going gets tough, the tough – Dr. Lynn Azura Md Sham gets…