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

Former NFL Player and Rhodes scholar Myron Rolle to start his neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School
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Former NFL Player and Rhodes scholar Myron Rolle to start his neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School

FORMER FLORIDA State football star Myron Rolle will begin his neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in July, he announced on Friday (March 17). The 30-year-old, who was a Rhodes Scholar and then enrolled in medical school, played three seasons as a defensive back for the Seminoles, graduating early in 2008. … Continue reading

‘The Greatest?’ UK heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua covers GQ ahead of ‘biggest fight in history of British boxing’
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‘The Greatest?’ UK heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua covers GQ ahead of ‘biggest fight in history of British boxing’

BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHT boxing champion Anthony Joshua covers this month’s GQ Magazine. The 27-year-old, who will take on Wladimir Klitschko on April 29 in what has been billed as the biggest fight in British boxing history, spoke to the publication about his positive prediction for the bout. “I think I will knock Klitschko out,” he told … Continue reading

Usain Bolt and Simone Biles named Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year
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Usain Bolt and Simone Biles named Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year

USAIN BOLT and Simone Biles dominated last year’s Rio Olympics and the duo have repeated history at the annual ‘Sports Oscars’. Jamaica’s Usain, the only man to win all three sprint events at three Olympic Games, won a record-equaling fourth Laureus World Sport award after being named Sportsman of the Year. While USA’s Simone Biles, … Continue reading

British boxer Chris Eubank Jr beats Renold Quinlan and claims IBO super-middleweight title
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British boxer Chris Eubank Jr beats Renold Quinlan and claims IBO super-middleweight title

THE SON of British boxing champ Chris Eubank Sr has won the IBO super-middleweight title. Chris Eubank Jr secured the win with a 10th-round stoppage of Australian Renold Quinlan. The 27-year-old British fighter secured his 24th victory from 25 fights. “Now I am a world champion, I have my ticket to challenge the rest of … Continue reading

Serena Williams wins Australian Open after face-off with sister Venus. It’s her 23rd Grand Slam title
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Serena Williams wins Australian Open after face-off with sister Venus. It’s her 23rd Grand Slam title

SERENA WILLIAMS has won her record 23rd Grand Slam singles title after facing her older sister Venus in Saturday’s Australian Open final. With her record seventh Australian title, the 35-year-old moved ahead of Steffi Graf for the most major titles in the Open era. Margaret Court won 24 majors, but collected 13 of those before … Continue reading