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  1. Jade Haines and Ruby Roseman-Gannon win womens Madison at Junior WorldsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Australia claimed success in the first ever women's Madison at world level with Jade Haines and Ruby Roseman-Gannon taking a convincing victory in the exhibition event on day 4 of the 2016 UCI Junior Track World Championships in Aigle, Switzerland. Nicola Macdonald and Kristina Clonan made it two Australian teams on the podium with third.


  2. Son thanks WA crowd for balloon record helpRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Driving in Bonnie Rock, 200km north-east of Northam, Oscar Konyukhov watched on terrified as his father's balloon descended into an empty open field on Saturday afternoon. The Russian adventurer landed in the WA Wheatbelt yesterday .


  3. Revolutionary vessel to attempt record breaking speeds unveiled in HampshireRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    THIS is the revolutionary new vessel which will bid to break the world record for the fastest powerboat circumnavigation of the globe by a powerboat. As yet un-named the 80ft craft will be skipped by Hampshire ocean racing legend John Priddy, who already has 37 records to his name, and his Team Britannia crew of 12 which will include five injured ex-servicemen and women.


  4. Stuart Towarak, Erica Meckel nearly set records in one foot high kickRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Carlson Center on Saturday, July 23, 2016. FAIRBANKS - Stuart Towarak and Erica Meckel were inches away from world records in the Alaskan style one foot high kick at the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics on Saturday night at the Carlson Center. "I wasn't ...


  5. Next adventure looms for record-breaking Russian hot air balloonistRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    Fedor Konyukhov is already looking ahead to his next adventure just a day after breaking the world record for the fastest hot-air balloon circumnavigation of the Earth. During the 11 day journey his endurance was tested to the limit as he battled a storm in Antarctica and a broken heater.


  6. Nostalgia - Stroud High pupils in world record attempt,...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

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  7. Promising Southland riders continue to impress at Junior Track Cycling World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Teenagers Bradly Knipe and Ellesse Andrews boosted New Zealand's medal haul at the Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Switzerland. Southland representative riders have now had a hand in five out of the six medals won by NZ at the event on the 200m track at UCI headquarters in Aigle.


  8. Manawatu cyclist Campbell Stewart wins omnium gold at junior world champsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Manawatu cyclist Campbell Stewart celebrates with his family after defending his omnium title at the Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Switzerland. Promising Manawatu cyclist Campbell Stewart has retained his rainbow jersey in an enthralling omnium competition at the Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Switzerland.


  9. Round the world balloonist crashes into the record books in WA's WheatbeltRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Age

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  10. 10 things not to miss at next week's New Forest ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bournemouth Echo

    The three-day spectacular runs from Tuesday to Thursday with a host of displays, stalls and attractions set to keep everyone entertained. Entry on the gate is A 20 for those aged 16 and over, A 19 for senior citizens, A 7 for children and free for little ones under four.


  11. Edmondson gunning for track debut at second GamesRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Four years ago, 18-year-old Alex Edmondson became one of Australia's youngest-ever Olympic cyclists when he was selected to the team for the London 2012 Olympic Games. However the ecstasy of selection turned to agony when Edmondson unfortunately didn't get a ride in Australia's team pursuit campaign which ended with a silver medal behind Great Britain, who posted a new world record in the process.


  12. Paralympian Libby Clegg sets world record in new classRead the original story

    13 hrs ago |

    At the end of a year that saw the Scot slide down the sprint rankings - and then lose her Lottery funding - amid a swarm of injuries, it was just one further blow to absorb.Out of the darkness has come some light. With her Para classification adjusted to T11, Clegg underlined her readiness for Rio with a world record at the IPC Grand Prix Final yesterday, winning the 200 metres in a lifetime best of 24.44 seconds.


  13. Usain Bolt: My Sport Needs Me to Win Olympic GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    The world's fastest man is bidding for an unprecedented "triple triple" of gold medals in Brazil, hoping to become the first athlete to win the 100- and 200-meter as well as the 4 100-meter relay title at three consecutive Games. And as the Russian doping scandal threatens to overshadow the competition, the Jamaican is ready to deliver a good news story for track and field.


  14. World reacts to WA recordRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov finally found land in the WA Wheatbelt after passing directly over Perth on his way to breaking the world balloon circumnavigation record. Mr Konyukhov completed the circumnavigation of the globe shortly after 1pm and landed near Bonnie Rock, 346 kms north-east of Perth, about 4.30pm.


  15. NYC's fastest subway rider beats his own all-stations speed record :0Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | New York Post

    Matthew Ahn wasn't about to let a new subway stop strip him of his title: New York City's swiftest straphanger. The 25-year-old lawyer set the Guinness World Record last year for the fastest time to hit all 468 train stations.


  16. It looks simple, but planking pays off bigRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Amy Carenza, 32, pulls on an elastic band while planking to work her core and triceps at the same time at the Psycho Gym in Dallas in 2012. Consider the plank.


  17. Check out this chain reaction domino world record attempt in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    Steve Price of Canton, MI led a team of 18 builders from around the globe for a world record domino attempt.


  18. Kenya: Ethiopia's Fentie Sweeps Off Kenyan Chepkirui in Juniors 5000m FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    Sixteen year old Emmaculate Chepkurui finished two seconds off Ethiopia's Kalkidan Fentie as she won silver in the women's 5000m at the World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Saturday evening. The winner, Fentie arrived in Bydgoszcz with limited international experience to her name but any winner of an Ethiopian middle or long distance title - be it at U20 or senior level - should be respected heading into a global competition.


  19. US Runner Kendra Harrison Sets World Record, Understandably Freaks OutRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    Kendra Harrison was disappointed when she didn't make the U.S. team for this year's Olympic Games in Rio , but her consolation prize is nothing to sniff at. Harrison set a new world record Friday by running the 100-meter hurdles in 12.20 seconds.


  20. Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year-old 100m hurdles world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The China Post

    Kendra Harrison set a 100-meter hurdles world record of 12.20 seconds at the London Diamond League meeting on Friday, relieving some of the pain of her failure to make the U.S. Olympic team. Harrison beat the previous record of 12.21 seconds set by Bulgaria's Yordanka Donkova back on Aug. 20, 1988.