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  1. Retired UCD professor still loves his beesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Davis Enterprise

    ... his closed mouth for 10 seconds) for the stunt. He's also the guy behind the "bee suit" record in the Guinness World Records; Gary clustered more than 87 pounds of bees on a friend. Today, as a musician, he plays the clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax ...


  2. Calne smashes festive Guinness World RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This is Wiltshire

    IT was a record breaking night for the people of Calne, who turned out in their droves to help the Town Council and the Bible Society break a Guinness World Record. Dressed as shepherds, wise men and angels, 1,254 people came together to help break the Guinness World Record for the World's Largest Live Nativity before the Christmas lights switch on tonight at The Green.


  3. The Historic SaveRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    The 1968 European Cup Final between Manchester United and Benfica is a momentous match in footballing history for so many reasons. The game was played 10 years after the Munich air disaster in which many of the Busby Babes lost their lives.


  4. Indy's spiciest shrimp eating contest is backRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel

    This isn't your ordinary shrimp cocktail eating contest as it features the world famous St. Elmo's creation, which has been described as one of the spiciest cocktail sauces on the planet by the Travel Channel. Beginning at 3 p.m. as part of the Big Ten Football Championship Tailgate Party on Georgia Street, world-champion eater Joey Chestnut will compete against Miko Sudo, the No.


  5. Roxon rocks on: Kippens Paralympic champion will compete for spot in Tokyo 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBC News

    Katarina Roxon, from Kippens, swam her fastest ever in Rio and picked up a gold medal in the 100-metre breaststroke. Katarina Roxon is not done yet.


  6. Cal Crutchlow, Michael Dunlop, Jonathan Rea On 'Short List' For Coveted Torrens TrophyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Roadracing World

    TT rider Michael Dunlop has been shortlisted for the prestigious Torrens Trophy. The Royal Automobile Club, organisers of the Trophy, announced the shortlist, featuring Dunlop and British riders Cal Crutchlow and Jonathan Rea at the Motorcycle Live show at the NEC.


  7. Bolt againRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Sprint king Usain Bolt won an unprecedented sixth IAAF male Athlete of the Year award yesterday, with Ethiopian Almaz Ayana picking up the female award after her record-setting 10,000m gold in Rio. "I live for the moments I walk into the stadium," said Bolt, who will retire next year.


  8. Almaz Ayana crowned Athlete of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana and Jamaica's Usain Bolt have been named the female and male World Athletes of the Year at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2016, held at Sporting Monte Carlo yesterday. Almaz had a record-breaking year.


  9. Dad's hopes for a new heart for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Evening Times

    A DAD of three who is on the critical list for a heart transplant has told of his hopes that the call will come before Christmas. Two weeks ago he suffered a cardiac arrest, which would have claimed his life if he hadn't had doctors on standby at the Golden Jubilee Hospital in Clydebank.


  10. the Moomins Bring the Snow this ChristmasRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Welcoming one and all to the wonderful world of Moominvalley, Filmkompaniet and Animoon, in association with SDI Media, Universal Music and Finland's Ministry for Foreign Affairs will tomorrow attempt to break a Guinness World Record with the simultaneous YouTube release of the music videos for 'Bring the Snow', sung in 23 different languages. The launch marks the official announcement of an anticipated December 2017 release for the feature film, Moomins at Christmas.


  11. Usain Bolt is IAAF athlete of year, Almaz Ayana wins women's awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    World-record-breaking sprinter Usain Bolt confirmed he would end his career at 31 at a press conference before the International Association of Athletics Federation awards. Usain Bolt is track and field's male athlete of the year, winning the award from the sport's governing body for a sixth time.


  12. Usain Bolt wins unprecedented sixth Athlete of Year awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    Sprint king Usain Bolt won an unprecedented sixth IAAF male Athlete of the Year award on Friday, Ethiopian Almaz Ayana picking up the female award after her record-setting 10,000m gold in Rio. Nine-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt poses at the 204th IAAF Council meeting in Monaco on December 2, 2016, after winning a sixth Athlete of the year award "I live for the moments I walk into the stadium," said Bolt, who will retire next year.


  13. | Bolt swoops for sixth IAAF awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News24

    Usain Bolt, winner of a sixth IAAF Athlete of the Year award on Friday, remains a beacon for clean athletes amid doping and corruption scandals that have mired the sport in recent times. As athletics emerges from its darkest hour fighting to restore its credibility, the reality for track and field is that it will soon have to cross that rocky road without Bolt.


  14. The 10 athletes who gained the most Instagram followers in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mashable

    As 2016 winds down, the folks at Instagram found a way to rank the world's top athletes on one, uniform statistic - social media popularity. This has been a year many people would like to forget.


  15. Bolt takes athlete of the year honoursRead the original story

    Friday | Yahoo!

    Usain Bolt has been named men's world athlete of the year for the sixth time at a gala hosted by athletics governing body IAAF in Monte Carlo Friday, with Almaz Ayana taking her first women's crown. Jamaican sprint star Bolt dominated the Olympic Games in Rio earlier by defending his titles over 100-metres, 200m and in the 4x100m for a historic triple triple of gold medals.


  16. Bolt still the king, but Wayde is our princeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    South Africa's 400m Olympic champion and world record-holder Van Niekerk was edged out by Jamaican sprinting legend Bolt, who was crowned the 2016 IAAF Male Athlete of the Year at the awards ceremony in Monaco on Friday night. Ethiopian long-distance ace Almaz Ayana was rewarded for a terrific effort in the Rio Olympics - where she won gold and set a new world record in the 10 000m and bronze in the 5 000m - by being named as the Female Athlete of the Year.


  17. Walcott Breaks Record After Controlling Ball Dropped From 111-Foot CraneRead the original story

    Friday |

    ... t was a challenge that surprised the footballers, especially when the ball swerved as it came down ," Guinness World Records adjudicator Pravin Patel said. " Well done Theo for breaking the record ."


  18. SCG home of new world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Star

    PHOTO: AFP Cricket Australia created a Guinness World Record yesterday by conducting a cricket lesson for 500 school kids at the Sydney Cricket Ground . The session was led by Australian head coach Darren Lehmann and pace bowler Peter Siddle, who were assisted by off-spinner Nathan Lyon, Peter Nevill, Hilton Cartwright, Mitchell March, Meg Lanning and a mascot from each of the eight Big Bash League teams.


  19. Naomi, Kelly battle for the WTHR shrimp eating crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Naomi and Kelly go shrimp for shrimp in a preview match for the St. Elmo's Shrimp Cocktail eating contest. World-champion eater Joey Chestnut will compete against number-one-ranked female champion Miki Sudo at the World Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail Eating Championship on Saturday at 3 p.m. The event will take place at the Meijer Tailgate Party on the west block of Georgia Street as part of the 2016 Big Ten Football Championship Game weekend.


  20. Pogba: United is my houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sky Sports

    Paul Pogba joined Manchester United in a world-record transfer fee in the summer and remains one of the game's most talked about players. But what drives him on and how does it really feel to be back at United? In this wide-ranging Q&A, Pogba revealed all Speaking at an exclusive adidas event in London, Pogba claimed it's like he's never been away.