Usain Bolt: Lightning legend
By Guardian Exclusive
12 August 2017 | 5:00 am
In 2004, an unknown-to-the-world Usain Bolt rose from the ashes of defeat to later perform feats.
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American cinema giant Kirk Douglas died on Wednesday aged 103. His death at his family home in Beverly Hills was confirmed by his son Michael Douglas.
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Music legend, Victor Olaiya, is dead. The veteran musician died on Wednesday at the age of 89.
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Sachin Tendulkar long carried a nation's cricketing hopes on his shoulders. But in 2011, at his last World Cup on home soil, his teammates returned the favor. Fans voted it the sporting moment of the century so far.
Heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, meets Afro Music Legend, Femi Kuti at New Afrika Shrine
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Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has met with Afro Music Legend Femi Kuti at the New Afrika Shrine .
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An Indian buffalo racer has become a sensation, following a blistering race late January. People praised him on social media and compared him to retired Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt. But running on paddy fields is very different from racing on the track , says the 28-year-old.
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Best known for songs like "The Gambler" and "Islands in the Stream," Grammy award-winning singer Kenny Rogers, 81, died on Friday (March 20), according to media reports.
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Cameroon-born singer Manu Dibango, best known for his 1972 hit 'Soul Makossa', passed away in France on Tuesday having been diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this month.
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Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta revealed his former coach Pep Guardiola is one of his idols
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As Diego Maradona approaches his 60th birthday, superfan Guillermo Rodríguez has a tenth tattoo of the Argentine football legend inked on his body.
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Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, his spokesman announced Wednesday. Renowned with Brazil's Pele as one of the greatest footballers of all time, the Argentine World Cup winning captain died of a heart attack, having undergone brain surgery earlier this month, a member of his entourage told AFP.
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John Legend isn’t motivated by awards, but always wants his work to be the “best” he’s ever done.
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Onome Ebi has come from humble beginnings to represent Nigeria in five World Cups. But her difficult journey to the top has made her want to help other promising young female footballers make it to the top.
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