ARTICLES RELATING TO GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

Romania holds onto world's largest flag

2013-05-27 22:20

A Romanian village has unfurled what is the largest flag ever made, according to Guinness World Records.

Veyron stripped of 'fastest' title

2013-04-08 09:56

Bugatti's Veyron Super Sport has been stripped of its 'fastest production car' title by the Guinness World Records organisation.

Guinness records day attracts all sorts

2012-11-16 10:00

Limber ladies crammed into a tiny car, charity stunts and thousands of schoolchildren stacking cups are just some of the events happening around the globe to celebrate Guinness World Records day.

Woman, 101, sets paragliding record

2012-03-20 18:32

A 101-year-old US woman is being honoured with a world record for a paraglide ride she took to celebrate her birthday.

Smokey the cat purrs for record

2011-05-05 20:09

It's official: Smokey the cat has roared her way into Guinness World Records having achieved the loudest purr by a domestic cat.

Israel takes on Iran - in chess

2010-10-21 22:13

An Israeli chess grand master has begun a marathon chess match against 520 players in an attempt to beat the Guinness record for simultaneous chess games, currently held by Iran.

Aus record in stiletto race

2010-09-28 15:42

Four Australian women have nabbed the world record for the fastest relay race in stiletto heels.

Sweet record for Armenia

2010-09-11 23:23

Anyone looking for huge amounts of free chocolate should head for Armenia's capital...

World’s shortest man just 70cm

2010-09-06 13:24

Edward Nino Hernandez is in many ways a typical 24-year-old Colombian male, except for one thing – he measures just 70cm and weighs 10kg.

SA fan at record 38 games

2010-07-08 19:20

By the end of the SWC Thulani Ngcobo will go down in history as being the only person to have seen more than 20 World Cup games.

 

Stuntman dies while hanging by his hair

2013-04-29 14:10

A daredevil Indian, who held the Guinness World Record for covering the longest distance on a zip-line while hanging by his hair, has died while performing a stunt.

World's tallest woman dies in China

2012-12-05 14:13

A Chinese woman who was certified as the tallest in the world has died, an official from her hometown says.

Wanted: People to sing to Mandela

2012-04-10 23:03

A planned attempt to break a world record, with over 20 million people singing "happy birthday" to former president Nelson Mandela, has been announced.

At 12, two-faced cat is world's oldest

2011-09-28 20:34

Frank and Louie, a grey feline with two mouths, two noses and three eyes, just turned 12-years-old and is the world's oldest two-faced cat.

Israel beats Iran - in chess war

2010-10-22 14:10

An Israeli chess grandmaster has taken the Guinness record for simultaneous chess games from the Jewish state's arch-foe Iran after a marathon match against 520 players.

Hundreds run in Speedos for cancer

2010-10-15 21:06

Clad in nothing more than red Speedos, over 600 men have run along the streets of Parktown in Johannesburg to raise awareness for cancer.

SA breaks another world record

2010-09-23 16:39

The Guinness World Record for the biggest T-shirt on earth now belongs to South Africa after a shirt taller than the Statue of Liberty was made here.

World’s shortest man just 70cm

2010-09-06 13:24

Edward Nino Hernandez is in many ways a typical 24-year-old Colombian male, except for one thing – he measures just 70cm and weighs 10kg.

SA fan at record 38 games

2010-07-08 19:20

By the end of the SWC Thulani Ngcobo will go down in history as being the only person to have seen more than 20 World Cup games.

 
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