Mary Keitany of Kenya has broken Paula Radcliffe’s women’s-only world record to win the London Marathon
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Mary Keitany of Kenya has broken Paula Radcliffe’s women’s-only world record to win the London Marathon

MARY KEITANY of Kenya broke Paula Radcliffe’s women’s-only world record to win the London Marathon today (April 23). Mary, 35, crossed the finish line on The Mall in two hours 17 minutes one second, the second-fastest time in history. That was 41 seconds quicker than four-time British Olympian Radcliffe ran in winning the event in … Continue reading

Serena Williams won her record 23rd Grand Slam tournament singles title at the Australian Open while pregnant with her first child
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Serena Williams won her record 23rd Grand Slam tournament singles title at the Australian Open while pregnant with her first child

TENNIS CHAMP Serena Williams is no stranger to making headlines on the court, but she rocked social media yesterday after announcing she is “20 weeks” pregnant with her first child. The confirmation came hours after Williams, due to regain to the No. 1 world ranking next week, set off a day of frenzied speculation with … Continue reading

Steph Curry covers GQ and talks career, faith and activism: ‘When it comes to athletes, whoever has a microphone in front of their face, they ought to use it’
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Steph Curry covers GQ and talks career, faith and activism: ‘When it comes to athletes, whoever has a microphone in front of their face, they ought to use it’

NBA STAR Steph Curry covers this month’s GQ and talks about everything from family, career to activism. He discusses, in depth, when he took issue with comments made about the president by the chief executive of his primary sponsor, Under Armour. In an interview with The Mercury News, a reporter asked Steph if he agreed … Continue reading

Meet 12-year-old Brianna Lyston Jamaica’s new sprinting superstar set to ‘rival Usain Bolt’
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Meet 12-year-old Brianna Lyston Jamaica’s new sprinting superstar set to ‘rival Usain Bolt’

MEET 12-YEAR-OLD Brianna Lyston, Jamaica’s new sprinting superstar whose record-breaking performance at the weekend has earned her comparisons to Usain Bolt. The schoolgirl from Spanish Town won both the 100m and 200m races at the 2017 Boys and Girls Championships, setting a new under-13s record in the latter and becoming the first child in that category to run … Continue reading

NBA star LeBron James encourages young people ‘dream big’ and pursue STEM careers not just sports
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NBA star LeBron James encourages young people ‘dream big’ and pursue STEM careers not just sports

NBA STAR LeBron James is encouraging more young people to consider careers in medicine or engineering instead of just sports as part of a new campaign. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward is highlighting jobs in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and other fields, for Verizon’s new #WeNeedMore campaign James followed the same sentiments declaring “We … Continue reading

Olympic swimming champion Simone Manuel breaks another record, becomes first woman to swim 100-yard freestyle in less than 46 seconds
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Olympic swimming champion Simone Manuel breaks another record, becomes first woman to swim 100-yard freestyle in less than 46 seconds

LAST YEAR, Simone Manuel became the first African American woman to win gold in an individual swimming event at the Olympics. Six months later, the 20-year-old has broken history again after completing the 100-yard freestyle in less than 46 seconds, providing her college, Stanford, with its first NCCA Women’s title since 1998. Simone won the … Continue reading