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The oldest relay race in the world just took place in ‘Minecraft’ on UPenn’s painstakingly recreated virtual campus — here’s what it was like

Students at the University of Pennsylvania recreated their campus on “Minecraft” after COVID-19 ended their semester early. On Friday, the annual Penn Relays, the oldest track event in the US, was held in “Minecraft.” The event was sponsored by the US Marines, and participants competed in four different courses. Visit […]
The oldest relay race in the world just took place in ‘Minecraft’ on UPenn’s painstakingly recreated virtual campus — here’s what it was like
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Olympic runner Allyson Felix says she didn’t think she’d be at her ‘top level’ after having a baby. Just 10 months later she smashed Usain Bolt’s gold medal record.

Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix feared she wouldn’t run at her ‘top level’ after giving birth to her daughter Camryn in November 2018. She returned to the international stage in September 2019, at 10 months postpartum, and won her 12th gold medal, surpassing a Usain Bolt’s medal record. She said the […]
Olympic runner Allyson Felix says she didn’t think she’d be at her ‘top level’ after having a baby. Just 10 months later she smashed Usain Bolt’s gold medal record.
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High-school track sensation Matthew Boling has received unwanted attention based on his race, but a World Champion sprinter says it won’t matter because he is the real deal

Matthew Boling is the 18-year-old high-school sprinter whose impressive races have gone viral in recent weeks. As Boling’s star was rising, he was bestowed with the nickname “White Lightning” in some headlines, leading to a frustrating situation for the sprinter who wanted his races to speak for themselves. Olympic sprinter […]
High-school track sensation Matthew Boling has received unwanted attention based on his race, but a World Champion sprinter says it won’t matter because he is the real deal
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The best sports photos of 2017

Sports give us some of the most defining moments of each year. Looking back through photos serves as a reminder not only of events forgotten, but of the range of emotions that come with them. From happiness to anger, to sadness and celebration, to incredible highlights, these are our favourite […]
The best sports photos of 2017