Guinness World Records recognizes Ichiro as baseball's global hit king

Jun 24, 2016

Guinness World Records recognizes Ichiro as baseball's global hit king

Ichiro Suzuki was recognized by Guinness World Records as professional baseball’s base hit king Friday after taking his count in Japan and Major League Baseball to 4,257. The 42-year-old Miami Marlins outfielder last week etched his own piece of baseball history, surpassing Pete Rose’s ...

96-year-old Japanese man recognized as world's oldest graduate

Jun 3, 2016

96-year-old Japanese man recognized as world's oldest graduate

A 96-year-old man in western Japan expressed his joy on Friday at being recognized as the world’s oldest university graduate. “I am genuinely happy. Learning is always fun at any age,” said Shigemi Hirata, who met reporters at his home in Takamatsu, displaying his ...

Hakuho's sumo record title earns Guinness recognition

Dec 25, 2015

Hakuho's sumo record title earns Guinness recognition

Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho’s record sumo career has been recognized by Guinness World Records, the champion revealed Thursday on his blog. Hakuho claimed his 33rd career title in January to surpass the 32 wins amassed by Taiho, who claimed his last title in 1971 and ...

Santas hang ten by the hundreds off Cocoa Beach in Guinness quest

Dec 25, 2015

Santas hang ten by the hundreds off Cocoa Beach in Guinness quest

Hundreds of surfers dressed as Santa Claus caught the waves and celebrated on the shore in what has become an annual tradition at Florida’s Cocoa Beach. Organizers of the seventh annual Surfing Santa event say they distributed 500 wristbands Thursday for surfers who wanted ...

China city misses Guinness fried rice title because of wastage

Oct 27, 2015

China city misses Guinness fried rice title because of wastage

Guinness World Records has denied a Chinese city’s bid for the biggest serving of fried rice ever cooked, saying Yangzhou violated rules by wasting 150 kilograms of the feast. According to a posting on the record book’s Chinese microblog, organizers said 4 metric tons ...

At 122 meters, Milan expo baguette bags Guinness length record

Oct 19, 2015

At 122 meters, Milan expo baguette bags Guinness length record

A judge from Guinness World Records has certified a 122-meter-long baguette baked at the Milan Expo 2015 World’s Fair as the longest in the world. Some 60 French and Italian bakers worked nearly seven hours Sunday to bake the French bread characterized by its ...