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Four minutes On the outskirts of Tehran, about an hour’s drive away from the city center is a hotel that once dreamt of hosting Olympic athletes from across the world. Hotel Olympic is part of the Azadi Sport Complex, the largest sports facility in Iran. 

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The evil deed is done.

The evil deed is done. If you had asked me last year, it was the farthest thing possible in my mind in November.  Even in July this year in peak form after training for four months I didn’t think I was ready to run the

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50 seconds before 50.

50 seconds before 50. Or the inspiration to climb a personal Mount Kilimanjaro. The trail that couldn’t be. The route to Rakaposhi base camp (elevation 4,000 meters) through Hunza (elevation 2,000 meters), Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan. I turned 45 last month. August 2015 I was in a

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A year’s worth of shoes.

A year’s worth of shoes There was a new message waiting for me on Linkedin.  It said: I had never met Mujtaba Kadri before. Other than our common Linkedin ancestry, there was no bond or overlap till this May in our lives. It was a

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Abdul Mueed Baloch. Sprinter. Rock Star.

Dalmia Dreaming. 24th April 2016. Jinnah Stadium, Islamabad. I had never seen so many Pakistani flags walking around in a stadium before. This was the field where dreams came to live and die, where training and talent met the tartan track. I had been following

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Producing great marketing videos. A short case study

Building a great marketing video. A case study How do you put together a great marketing video? Are there any simple rules and tips that can help you get your message across? How is it different from writing copy for your bill board advert, putting

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Peshawar Junior Athletics Championship – 25 – 27 May 2015

Moheed and Hiba crowned best junior national athletes in Peshawar. In sunny Peshawar a new trend was witnessed at the very competitive national junior athletics championship that concluded today at Qayyum Stadium. Punjab’s traditional dominance of the games was successfully challenged by younger teams from

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Running with men and giants.

Running with men and giants. Inter district athletics. There were many stars that shined at the Karachi Inter district athletics meet held this Saturday at National Coaching Center. With events ranging from the men 100 meters (11.41 seconds for the gold) to the 800m, from the

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