Fauja Singh to Run His Last Marathon At Age of 101
We love Sardar Fauja Singh.  We really, really do. On Sunday, Fauja Singh will run his final race in Hong Kong at the tender age of 101.  Jezebel recently covered Fauja Singh in a piece about  women’s rights, and just today Jordan Conn wrote a compendious and inspiring article for Outside The...
Gold Medalist – Man Kaur (95)
Olympic season will soon be upon us. This year the Games will be held in London. Hopefully we’ll be able to feature biographies on a number of our Sikh athletes that will be competing. While Fauja Singh has become a celebrity in our community, he is not alone. Man Kaur, aged 95, of Chandigarh...
Attention Sikh Art and Film Enthusiasts!!
Its that time of year again! For those Southern California natives, you (hopefully) know it rolls around once every year. This year, SikhLens is proud to announce its annual Sikh Arts and Film Festival to be held November 18th 20th, 2011 at the prestigious Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman...
Fauja Singh – 100 years and runnin’
With Bhangras and Jakaras – our very own beloved Fauja Singh crossed the finish line to be the first 100 year old to complete a marathon – thus also setting a world record. Running in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, he may have been last in the pack – but he finished first...
Sikh runner featured in NYC marathon: Cast your vote!
Following in the footsteps of great Sikh marathon runners like Fauja Singh, a young Sikh Ph.D. student named Simran Singh is currently training to run the largest marathon in the world — the New York City Marathon. And he’s running for a good cause. Simran is working with Team in Training...
Sikh Women and Sports
Ashpal Kaur Bhogal TLH has covered several promising athletes in the Sikh community. Basketball player Darsh Singh, Football player Nuvraj Bassi, and Boxer Andrew Singh Kooner. The list of Sikh athletes is fortunately growing, includingFauja Singh, Pardeep Nagra, andSubaig Singh- some of whom we...
Fauja Singh Turns 99
A true Sikh hero, Fauja Singh, turned 99 last Thursday. Turbaned Tornado, Fauja Singh turns 99 on Thursday. Heres wishing this Punjabi icon who manages running marathons at an age not many reach, many happy returns of the day. Besides other gifts that hed be receiving on his birthday on April 1, this...
Looking to Our Sikh Elders
I am inspired. With the growing prevalence of cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes in our community – it is important to be inspired. Fauja Singh, Amrik Singh, Ajit Singh and Karnail Singh (with a combined age of 336) recently took part in the Edinburgh Marathon as part of the relay...