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Los Angeles Times

Katie Ledecky wins two golds to open world championships
Los Angeles Times
The only blip of a disappointment: Ledecky didn't break the 400 free world record she set last summer at Rio de Janeiro. That merely demonstrates what a high standard she's set. For the most part, her only competitor is the clock. “It's my second-best ...
Leah Smith Not On World Champs 1500 Free Start ListsSwimSwam
Ledecky wins historic third straight world 400m freestyle goldSport24

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Telegraph.co.uk

MCC members accused of snubbing women's World Cup Final at Lords
Telegraph.co.uk
The stands may have been packed and there may have been an estimated television audience of more than 100 million viewers around the world. But at the home of cricket, there were banks of empty seats in the pavilion for the women's World Cup final, ...
England beat India in thrilling final to win Women's Cricket World CupThe Guardian
Women's World Cup: England beat India by nine runs in thrilling final at Lord'sBBC Sport
PM Modi Proud Of Team's World Cup PerformanceNDTVSports.com
Daily Mail -Firstpost -Times of India
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NBCNews.com

Snooty, World's Oldest Captive Manatee, Dies in 'Accident' a Day After Birthday Celebration in Florida
NBCNews.com
The world's oldest captive manatee died in a tragic accident just one day after his 69th birthday party, the South Florida Museum announced Sunday. An investigation has been launched into the death of Snooty, who was listed in the Guinness World Record ...
Snooty, world's oldest known manatee, dies aged 69 in 'heartbreaking accident'The Guardian
Snooty, world's oldest manatee in captivity, dies in 'heartbreaking accident,' 2 days after birthdayABC Action News
Snooty, World's Oldest Manatee, Dead At 69Patch.com
NBC2 News -Tampabay.com -WRAL.com
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BBC News

New Jersey man, 25, wins $8m at poker World Series
BBC News
A 25-year-old from New Jersey has won $8.1m (£6.2m) and become the world poker champion at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Scott Blumstein told reporters afterwards that it was "just the best feeling", but he was not motivated by the money.
World Series of Poker: 25-year-old wins title and $8.1m in first appearanceThe Guardian
Watch the dramatic final hand that won the World Series of Poker winner $8.15 millionFor The Win
Temple University Grad Wins $8 Million at World Series of PokerNBC 10 Philadelphia
New York Post -ESPN -ABC News
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Forbes

LeBron James: Even The World's Best Athlete Has To Deal With A Horrible Boss
Forbes
“Umm, LeBron… yeah, I'm going to need those TPS reports…” Ever since I read Jeff Zillgitt's report in USA Today about how LeBron James currently isn't happy in Cleveland, I've gotten the image in my head of Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert as William ...

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BBC News

World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland
BBC News
The world's first full-scale floating wind farm has started to take shape off the north-east coast of Scotland. The revolutionary technology will allow wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for the current conventional bottom-standing turbines ...

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SwimSwam

Sarah Sjostrom Smashes 100 FR World Record In 51.71 On Relay Lead-Off
SwimSwam
Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom has had an unbelievable year in the sprint free events, coming incredibly close to the world record in both the 50 and 100 freestyles. In the 100 she came within 0.02, going 52.08 back on the Mare Nostrum tour, and on day 1 in ...

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ATP World Tour

Two-Time Newport Champion Ram To Focus On Doubles
ATP World Tour
On the ATP World Tour, he reached a career high of No. 56 in the Emirates ATP Rankings and won two ATP World Tour titles – 2009 Newport and 2015 Newport. “Rajeev has had a great career, especially in doubles, but he's also has a very good singles ...



BBC Sport

World Para-athletics Championships: Britain's Sammi Kinghorn wins gold
BBC Sport
Sammi Kinghorn won gold on the final day of the World Para-athletics Championships as Britain finished with their best medals tally for 19 years. T53 wheelchair racer Kinghorn completed a golden double with victory in the 100m, having already won the ...

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Telegraph.co.uk

Clashing visions over future of Lake District after World Heritage Status award
Telegraph.co.uk
The arguments intensified after the Lake District was designated a World Heritage Site by Unesco earlier this month, in a bid to protect the centuries old landscape shaped by hill farming. The move was condemned by some environmentalist, such as the ...


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