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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

Tiger Woods’ son is good at golf, but video poses wider questions

Tiger Woods’ son is good at golf, but video poses wider questions

The genie is out of the bottle. Tiger Woods’ son Charlie plays golf and his swing looks sweet. The 10-year-old was filmed hitting balls on a practice range ahead of a junior tournament in Florida, with his dad standing behind him. Woods Sr. was later pictured caddying for his son. The video, taken from a…MORE

Kobe Bryant reveals battle with racism at soccer games while growing up in Italy

Kobe Bryant reveals battle with racism at soccer games while growing up in Italy

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant believes more education is needed to tackle the scourge of racism in soccer. The 41-year-old, a five-time NBA champion, lived in Italy from the age of six to 13 while his father played professional basketball. He developed a love of soccer there, but also witnessed racism first hand before moving back…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Little Fires Everywhere’ trailer is ablaze with star power

‘Little Fires Everywhere’ trailer is ablaze with star power

Hulu’s adaptation of “Little Fires Everywhere” is already sparking interest. That, of course, is inevitable with a cast that includes Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. But the first trailer, which was released on Friday, has bolstered anticipation for the drama, which premieres in March. On the show, Witherspoon and Washington team up in roles that…

Tyler Perry knows which part of ‘A Fall From Grace’ will have you yelling

Tyler Perry knows which part of ‘A Fall From Grace’ will have you yelling

Please don’t spoil Tyler Perry’s new movie on social media. The media mogul has a new thriller out on Netflix titled “Tyler Perry’s A Fall From Grace,” which debuted Friday. Perry told CNN he was concerned about people sharing an important plot twist and planned on taking to social media to ask viewers to not…

Hulu drops first trailer for Hillary Clinton docuseries

Hulu drops first trailer for Hillary Clinton docuseries

Hulu has dropped the first trailer for its upcoming four-part docuseries about former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. In “Hillary,” director Nanette Burstein sat down with Clinton for 35 hours and culled together more than 1,700 hours of behind-the-scenes footage for an intimate portrait of the one-time Democratic presidential candidate. The docuseries covers several periods…