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London Marathon produces surprise men's, women's winners

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge stunned the last two world-record holders to capture the London Marathon, 12 years after he defeated two legends in a World Championships 5000m. 327 more words

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Overseas Sporting & Events

An excellent enhancement to any overseas trip is taking in cultural events such as opera & ballet or sports.

Sometimes these are attended by design, pre-booked in advance, but on other cases they can be pure chance, just lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time. 584 more words

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Now That Is Wisdom

That is wisdom.

If you knew the future you would not get upset when things don’t go your way.
The “all things work together for good” mantra that is dished up in various forms is not needed when the future is clear. 777 more words

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T-Rex

Well into the screening of T-Rex, there was a moment where I looked around and half the theatre audience was wiping away tears. It’s an indication of how powerful the documentary is that follows 17 year old Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, as she literally fights her way out of poverty in Flint, Michigan. 240 more words

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WWE star Mark Henry hosts first Activate with Jack and Jill

AUSTIN (KXAN) — WWE star Mark Henry hosted the first of what he hopes to be a monthly camp teaching kids about health and fitness. 525 more words

Sports

Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'

NEW YORK (AP) – In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs. 870 more words

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