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Fauja Singh:
101 And Running Strong IANS

As he turned a memorable 101-years-old on Sunday, April 1, he was busy preparing for his next event - the London Marathon - on April 22.

22-Yr Old Sikh-Punjabi Mountaineer Aims For Mt. Everest by NEHA MIGLANI

Jagwinder Kaur is the only mountaineer in the world to have climbed 19,700 ft high Mt. Thelu through the newest route ever, which she is credited with finding.

A Handful of Sardars Help Resuscitate Indian Hockey by M.S. UNNIKRISHNAN

Sandeep Singh had a success rate of 80 per cent with penalty corners, to tote up 16 goals out of India’s total tally of 44 goals, to emerge as the biggest scorer...

The First Family of Cricket: The A.G. Singhs of Chennai-Madras by NIKITA BASTIAN

“My dad took 11 wickets in that game and it finished in one day instead of the stipulated duration of three days [Madras won by an innings and 23 runs.] ..."

The Lion Hearts:
Sikhs Defeat British Team to Win Saragarhi Polo Cup by AJEYO BASU

The Saragarhi Polo Challenge Cup commemorates the bravery of 21 Sikh soldiers who fought to defend their post to the last man against 10,000 Afghan tribesmen a century ago.

Gatka Morphs Into Extreme Sport by MARGHERITA STANCATI & JOSH CHIN

On YouTube, it now has close to four million views. But the seven-minute video, edited from a televised talent show performance, is not for the faint of heart.

Sikh Athletes, Spectators Wearing Kirpans Welcomed to London 2012 Olympics by ALAN BALDWIN

Any Sikh who is fully observant of the Five Kakaars of the Khalsa discipline will have no difficulty in attending the Games.

Who, What, Why:
How Can a 100-yr Old Run a Marathon? BBC

"[Fauja Singh] is definitely a unique individual - not like any patient I have ever taken," says Dr Brangman, who is Chief of Geriatric Medicine at Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York.

Marathon Man:
Fauja Singh Wows The World CANADIAN PRESS

"He said he achieved this through the help of God but even God must be getting fed up of helping him," Harmander Singh said, drawing chuckles from assembled media after the race.

Turbaned Tornado in Toronto: Eight New World Records by JAMES CHRISTIE

On Sunday, for the grand finale, he’ll start his slow, deliberate run at the end of one of three waves of a total of about 20,000 runners in the marathon, half-marathon and 5-km runs.

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