Bolt All Stars win Nitro athletics series
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Usain Bolt wins the 150m sprint and is part of the winning 4x100m team in his valedictory international athletics season.
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During his campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Trump took a break from his campaign agenda to express his discontent over Parasite’s historic best picture win at the Academy Awards this month.
1 Mar 2020
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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A densely populated neighbor of China, Vietnam has a weak healthcare system and a low budget for combatting the coronavirus. So how has it managed to keep its COVID-19 infection rate so low?
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Bushra al-Maqtari has faced heady challenges on the front line of Yemen's war and as a woman in a patriarchal society. In an interview with DW, the writer and activist says the media and the UN have failed her country.
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"Il Maestro" Ennio Morricone, one of the world's best-known and most prolific film composers, has died in Rome.
7 Sep 2020
Newly-crowned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Petr Yan talked about winning the title and his life in the sport, speaking in an exclusive interview to RT in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
11 Dec 2020
Rio de Janeiro’s ballet dancers had been performing for months without receiving their salaries when Vincent Rimbaux put them in the frame of his Emmy award-winning documentary “Ressaca”. The director tells us why the city’s municipal opera house is a microcosm of wider problems in Brazil’s public sector, pushing artists to leave the country in search of opportunities abroad. The lockdown has provided an unexpected musical high for a cellist here in Paris, as the empty streets and silent monuments of the French capital provide the perfect stage for a series of special events.
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INEOS Grenadiers' Ivan Ramiro Sosa claimed overall Tour of Provence victory on Sunday, while Phil Bauhaus of Bahrain-Victorious took the final stage in a sprint finish.
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Like a fish out of water, Aycayia's arrival on dry land is a troubling, seismic shift and one that ripples through the island community she enters. She's the protagonist of Monique Roffey's slippery, seductive charm of a novel "The Mermaid of Black Conch", a book which straddles literary forms and sings with the creole poetry of its central character. Roffey joins us by video to talk about winning the Costa book award and the post-colonial power struggles that the novel's Caribbean setting throws up.
11 Mar 2021
Roger Federer says he was "really explosive" after winning his first match in over a year as he returns from injury beating Britain's Dan Evans at the Qatar Open.
29 Mar 2021
Xenophobic attacks on Asian Americans have soared in recent months. Activists say it's a result of deep-rooted anti-Asian racism that's been exacerbated by rhetoric blaming China for the Covid-19 pandemic. With Asian Americans still coming to terms with the murder of six Asian women in Atlanta last week by a white gunman, we speak to Viet Thanh Nguyen, the celebrated Vietnamese American Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. "More and more of us are being quite vocal about demanding recognition and change," he told FRANCE 24.
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FRANCE 24's film critic Lisa Nesselson shares her thoughts on "Nomadland" and why it wouldn't have been one of her top choices for the Academy Awards. Frances McDormand plays the lead role in Chloé Zhao's feature film. It won the Best Picture, Best Director and Best Female Lead gongs at the 2021 Oscars. McDormand portrays a widow who leaves a now-desolate former company town in Nevada and takes up life as a modern-day nomad.
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