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Conor McGregor wins in first UFC match in 15 months

Conor McGregor wins in first UFC match in 15 months

Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor was victorious in his first UFC match in over 15 months, with a technical knockout win over American opponent Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor blitzed Cerrone from the opening bell and won the fight less than a minute into the first round. McGregor improves his…MORE

Meet the man trying to walk 1,000 miles … in a pair of swimming trunks

Meet the man trying to walk 1,000 miles … in a pair of swimming trunks

The bleak midwinter can be tough. It doesn’t matter how many layers you put on, you just can’t shake the cold. It’s even worse when the rain or snow comes. So the image of a man dressed in a pair of skin-tight blue swimming trunks, accessorized with a woolly beanie, a football scarf of English…MORE

Eliud Kipchoge’s record-breaking Nike shoes under scrutiny

Eliud Kipchoge’s record-breaking Nike shoes under scrutiny

Running is supposed to be one of the purest sports, but a technological arms race in shoes is raising questions about the integrity of competition in athletics. Times have been tumbling in long distance road races and critics are suggesting some cutting-edge trainers are artificially boosting performances. The concern is such that World Athletics —…MORE

Australian Open chief says tournament will go ahead despite air quality concerns

Australian Open chief says tournament will go ahead despite air quality concerns

The Australian Open will go ahead as scheduled next week despite continuing concerns about the air quality in Melbourne, according to the grand slam’s tournament director Craig Tiley. The city has been affected by the widespread bushfires that have ravaged the country and organizers have come in for heavy criticism from players for allowing the…MORE

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