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15Mar 21
Usain Bolt Looking Forward To Watching Summer Olympics

Usain Bolt looking forward to watching Summer Olympics

For the first time since 2000, Usain Bolt won’t be competing in the Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter retired from the Games in 2016. The eight-time gold medalist misses the competition but enjoys spending time with his toddler daughter more. Bolt is looking forward to cheering on his teammates this summer.…

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19Jul 19
The Best Ever: An NFL Punter’s Legendary Career

The best ever: An NFL punter’s legendary career

Kick after kick after kick. For 18 years, NFL player Shane Lechler dominated the punting game, demonstrating excellent technique, mental toughness, and incredible consistency. His 47.6 yards-per-kick average over 18 seasons is the best in NFL history. Lechler, who officially announced his retirement in spring 2019, is a former player…

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05Oct 18

Eliud Kipchoge smashes marathon world record

Eliud Kipchoge, a long-distance runner from Kenya, set a new marathon record in September 2018. He ran the Berlin marathon in 2 hours, 1 minute, and 39 seconds. Kipchoge broke the previous record set in 2014 by Dennis Kimetto, another athlete from Kenya. He had trained hard and focused on…

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Usain Bolt vs. Every Olympic Medalist Ever

Derek Jeter Visits Japan

New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter took in some high school baseball games while visiting Tokyo, Japan.

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The World’s Top Soccer Players of All Time

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