Posts Tagged ‘record’

Cuban seeks to break own record with 70-meter cigar

HAVANA — A Cuban cigar roller began Monday rolling a 70-meter (230-foot) cigar in an attempt to nearly double his previous Guinness world record, a spokesman said. Working eight hours a day for nine days, 67-year-old Jose “Cueto” Castelar is hoping to break his 2009 record of a 43.38-meter-long (142-foot-long) stogie. He hopes to complete his latest feat on May 3 and display it at the International Tourism Fair, which runs Monday-Saturday next week. It would be his fifth record in more than half a century of cigar-rolling. ... read more >>

Jack Nicklaus: Tiger Woods can surpass my majors record

The Golden Bear is at Heaton Park Golf Centre on the outskirts of Manchester teaching a lot of schoolchildren who do not really know who he is.They know he must be great because the mayor is here with his gold chain. But when Nicklaus asks the 10 and 11-year-olds when he started playing golf, the guesses range from 18 to 40. They would all recognise Tiger Woods, but Nicklaus is just an old man from a far off age. ... read more >>