• The Woman Attacked For Running A Marathon
    Refinery 29 UK41 minutes ago

    The Woman Attacked For Running A Marathon

    Last week, Kathrine Switzer, the first woman officially to complete the Boston Marathon, back in 1967, ran the race again. Switzer, who was actually attacked by race official Jock Semple the first time she ran, wore the same bib number (261), lipstick (just as she had the first time) and completed the

  • Humility, respect: the rare boxer qualities that won the fight for Joshua
    The Guardian

    Humility, respect: the rare boxer qualities that won the fight for Joshua

    Anthony Joshua mounted one of the great comebacks in boxing history to defeat Wladimir Klitschko last night and claim three heavyweight world titles. It had seemed all over for Joshua in the sixth round. By the 11th round, Joshua had recovered and unleashed flurry after flurry of punches to knock down

  • Anthony Joshua knocks out Wladimir Klitschko for the heavyweight title
    PA Viral Sport

    Anthony Joshua knocks out Wladimir Klitschko for the heavyweight title

    Klitschko admitted the best man won as he graciously accepted defeat.

  • Australia’s Olympics-sized brawl: a tale of prestige, power and big money
    The Guardian

    Australia’s Olympics-sized brawl: a tale of prestige, power and big money

    A vote for the Australian Olympic Committee presidency this Wednesday could see John Coates being brought down. When comedian John Clarke died this month, the most frequent tribute clips came from his ABC television series The Games. In the lead-up to Sydney’s 2000 Olympics, Clarke parodied the organisers

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