World Records Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Legendary jockey adds to long list of victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RecordNET

    The 56-year-old jockey, who holds the world record for the most victories, was invited to South America to face the world's No. 2 record-holder, Jorge Ricardo, for an international showdown.

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  2. What divine power! Meet the world's strongest priest who has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    The 51-year-old, a pastor at St Paul's Lutheran Church for 22 years, still holds nine unbroken world records for powerlifting, including the heaviest plane pulled by a man . Record holder: The 51-year-old, who has been pastor at the church in Canada for 22 years, still holds nine unbroken world records for powerlifting.

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  3. Former world record holder Schipper hangs up gogglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Hindustan Times

    Australian double Olympic champion Jessica Schipper has decided to quit the pool after taking a break from competition to start a family. The 27-year-old, who held the 200 metres butterfly world record for two years from 2006-08 and again in 2009 before being eclipsed by current holder Liu Zige of China, became a mother after the London Olympics.

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  4. Sarasota Chalk Festival Competes for World RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Patch.com

    Sarasota Chalk Festival founder, Denise Kowal, confirms acceptance to complete for a Guinness Book World Record by creating the Largest Anamorphic Pavement Art at the Venice Municipal Airport Festival Grounds during the 2014 Sarasota Chalk Festival in Venice, Florida, its new location after six successful seasons in the City of Sarasota. "I am thrilled to announce that Kurt Wenner, founder of anamorphic pavement art, has agreed to design our 17,000+ square foot installation".

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  5. Guinness World Record Quidditch match raises money to help children worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Calgary Journal

    Challenging a Guinness World Record is ambitious; beating a world record is a feat, but doing it all for a great cause takes it above and beyond. Martin Parnell-a 58-year-old native of Cochrane, Alta.- has proven to be the type of person to go above and beyond.

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  6. Kimetto close to wrap up WMM jackpotRead the original story

    Sunday | Xinhuanet

    Kenya's newly crowned Berlin Marathon champion Dennis Kimetto wrote his name in history when he set a new world record mark of 2:02.57 on Sunday. He also became the first man to complete a marathon in under two hours, three minutes.

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  7. Visitors celebrate 5th Annual Rice FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KITV-TV

    Visitors celebrated all things rice-related at the 5th Annual Rice Fest, including lots of rice inspired dishes prepared by local vendors. Not everyone went for a bike ride this morning-- some saved their energy to hit up the 5th Annual Rice Fest! Visitors celebrated all things rice-related... Including lots of rice inspired dishes prepared by local vendors.

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  8. Arts at a glance: Mustard Plug returning to the Pyramid SchemeRead the original story

    Sunday | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    From Allendale to Brussels Grand Valley State University's 12,000-piece art collection will look a tad smaller for the remainder of the year. In an effort to support a special exhibit commemorating the late artist Constantin Meunier, GVSU has contributed "Allegory of the Death of Lincoln" , to the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels.

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  9. A triumph of the will: Beijing SWAT member sets new Guinness recordRead the original story

    Sunday | People's Daily Online

    As reported by the official microblog site of Beijing Public Security Bureau on Sept. 26, Mao Weidong, a 43-year-old Special Weapons and Tactics member, breaks the Guinness World Record for "longest time in an abdominal plank position" with a record of four hours and twenty six minutes, smashing the previous three hours and seven minutes one set in 2013.

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  10. Liberal BBC asks, "Is Sport Sexist?" while promoting inequalityRead the original story

    Sunday | Enter Stage Right

    It long ago became clear to me that, despite all the pretense, protesting and politicking, no one who has ever seriously thought about equality actually believes in it.

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  11. Athens toga party record attempt falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A search for two suspects in a St. Louis suburb that's undergone racial unrest continued Sunday after a Ferguson police officer was shot in the arm following an encounter with two men at a community center. Authorities searched Sunday for a suspect in the shooting of a police officer in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man.

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  12. Whole Enchilada Fiesta concludes with world's largest flat enchiladaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    For the Sun-News Roberto Estrada, owner of Roberto's Mexican food restaurant, pours red chile sauce onto the massive enchilada Sunday morning during the Whole Enchilada Fiesta. Steve MacIntyre - For the Sun-News First time Fiesta attendee Dean Robinson takes photos with his cell phone of the making of the massive enchilada Sunday morning during the Whole Enchilada Fiesta.

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  13. Paddlers set Guinness World RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    A group of paddle boarders set a new Guinness World record for the most people on a paddle board at Auckland's Viaduct Harbour. A world record for the most people on a stand-up paddleboard was set on Auckland's viaduct Harbour on Saturday.

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  14. Kenya's Kimetto Sets New Marathon World Record In BerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | WGBH

    For the first time, the world record in the marathon is now under 2 hours and 3 minutes, after Dennis Kimetto of Kenya tore through the course at Sunday's Berlin Marathon. Kimetto, 30, says he wants to set a new record next year.

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  15. They are up for a very unusual challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Redditch Standard

    World Pole Climbing record holder, Grant Gallier, former 400m European Champion Iwan Thomas, and current Commonwealth and European 100m medalist Harry Aikines-Aryeetey prepare for the showdown. Picture by Alex Bradbury 3914015ABR1.

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  16. 4.1 k-m-long bridal gowns may set new Guinness World RecordRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Newkerala.com

    A 4,100-meter-long bridal gown has been created in China in a bid to set a new Guinness World Record. The wedding dress, which measures 1,123 metres longer than the current gown holding the record, is 1.5 meters in width and it costs around 40,000 pounds.

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  17. Ukulele world record confirmedRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Daily Echo

    IT'S official. Guinness World Records has confirmed that a bid to create the largest ever ukulele ensemble has smashed all records.

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  18. Photos: Fast Day at 2014 Berlin MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Competitor Magazine

    A historic Berlin Marathon was highlighted by Dennis Kimetto's record-breaking 2:02:57 race, shattering the marathon world record by 26 seconds. He beat out fellow Kenyan Emmanuel Mutai, who's 2:03:13 is the second-fastest marathon ever run.

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  19. Kenyan Dennis Kimetto sets new world marathon recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | CNN

    Kenya's Dennis Kimetto became the first man to run the marathon in under two hours three minutes as he set a new world record in Berlin Sunday. The 30-year-old Kimetto trimmed 26 seconds off the previous best by compatriot Wilson Kipsang, set last year in Berlin, with a time of two hours two minutes 57 seconds.

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  20. Kimetto Runs 2:02:57 at Berlin Marathon for New World RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Competitor Magazine

    Dennis Kimetto of Kenya is the new world record holder in the marathon, clocking a 2:02:57 to win the 2014 Berlin Marathon today. Kimetto is the first person to break 2:03.

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