World Records Newswire (Page 7)

World Records Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for World Records. (Page 7)

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  1. Usain Bolt completes sprint double at world championships in BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Stuff.co.nz

    Usain Bolt delivered when it mattered again on Thursday when he scorched the fastest time of the year to win a record fourth straight world 200 metres title in 19.55 seconds and sweep the individual sprints at a global championships for a fifth time. Five days after beating Justin Gatlin to win the 100 metres, the 29-year-old Olympic champion and world record holder again proved too strong for in-form American, who finished second in 19.74.

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  2. The Annual Thunder Over the Boardwalk Air Show Returns to Atlantic City WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Patch.com

    The annual Thunder Over the Boardwalk returns to Atlantic City Wednesday. Presented by GEICO, the free air show runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This years event will feature the U.S. Navy Blue Angels , U.S. Army Golden Knights , Geico Skytypers and an array of other military and civilian acts, including aerobatic pilot, Andrew Wright, from Austin, Texas.

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  3. Usain Bolt completes sprint doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KION 46

    Usain Bolt saw off rival Justin Gatlin for a second time at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing Thursday to add 200 meter gold to his 100m title. Bolt, who overcame the doubters with his 100m victory Sunday, crossed the finish line in 19.55 seconds with Gatlin, previously the fastest man in the world this year over 200m, having to settle for another silver medal after clocking 19.74s.

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  4. Bolt's fabulous fifthRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Daily Star

    Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt ran the 200 metre sprint in style, outpacing his nearest opponent, USA's Justin Gatlin, comfortably to clinch gold in Beijing. PHOTO: Reuters Usain Bolt delivered when it mattered again on Thursday when he scorched the fastest time of the year to win a record fourth straight world 200 metres title in 19.55 seconds and sweep the individual sprints at a global championships for a fifth time.

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  5. Flights of fancyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Plastics News

    To begin with, the engineer and inventor was interested in sailboats, but learning about what made a good sailboat led him to study aerodynamics, which then led him to think about how to make a better flying disc that could fly straight and level. In a six-minute video by David Friedman making its rounds on the Internet via Vimeo, Adler talks about how he came to create the Aerobie flying disc - a polycarbonate ring with a rubber "spoiler" lip - that he notes has been thrown for a Guinness World Record 1,333 feet.

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  6. Wlodarczyk's record win gives Poland hammer throw sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    " The more Anita Wlodarczyk has accomplished in her hammer throwing career, the more she has learned to keep her celebrations relatively restrained. The heavily favored Wlodarczyk won a second gold medal in her signature event at the world championships on Thursday, setting a championship record not once, but twice, and coming very close to breaking her own world record.

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  7. Christian Taylor takes triple jump gold at World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Daily Mail

    American Christian Taylor produced the second-longest triple jump in history as he soared 18.21 metres to take gold in a high-quality world championship competition on Thursday. In a week of outstanding head-to-heads in the Bird's Nest Stadium, the men's triple jump final always promised to be among the best and it did not disappoint.

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  8. ...Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Creative Mac

    ... email was fantastic and an enormous relief. I had to provide a great deal of evidence to the Guinness World Records team to validate the attempt so I was slightly worried that what evidence we had might not meet their stringent criteria, but in the ...

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  9. The best job in the world is probably being a tour assistant for this cat circusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Mashable

    If you're bored with your entry-level desk job, don't sweat it: The Amazing Acro-Cats is hiring. On August 24, a Craigslist job listing for an assistant in a touring cat circus was uploaded to the website, offering the "opportunity of a lifetime."

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  10. Feel the Vibrant Japan: Cultural Festival Hopping by the Bullet Train in Northern JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Market Wire

    Japan's Northern Region Tohoku Is Home of Several Unique Cultural Festivals; the Bullet Train Network Expansion Has Reached Deep Into This Region, Enabling Travelers to Hop Around These Festivals With Easy Access; the Tohoku Region Has Very Severe Winters and Rugged Mountains and Coastlines, Causing the People to Develop Very Vibrant and Energetic Summer Traditions, Which Make the Entire Region the Place to Be for a Festive Summer Experience The Tohoku region has been viewed as a quiet agricultural region, and after a long, harsh, and heavy snowy winter, the local summer festivals are the epitome of summer celebrations and appreciation for their short but bright summers.

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  11. Christian Taylor wins second World triple jump title at 18.21 metersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Examiner.com

    Christian Taylor recorded the second-longest ever triple jump to clinch the gold medal on his final attempt, at 18.21 meters, in the World Championships at Beijing Thursday. Second was Pedro Pichardo of Cuba, who jumped 17.76 on his final attempt.

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  12. Enigma gives puzzling performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Robesonian

    Enigma proves the sharpness of his chainsaw by slashing through an apple in front of Wicked Skinsations on Wednesday. The sideshow performer later used the saw to cut an apple clutched between his teeth while blindfolded.

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  13. 1066 Country no stranger to Guinness Book of RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Bexhill Observer

    Over the years it has verified countless amazing record breakers and 1066 Country has been no stranger to appearing in the book. A total of 14,231 participants turned up dressed as seadogs and buccaneers at the Pirate Day celebrations organised by Roger Crouch and his team.

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  14. Bolt reacts after a cameraman on a segway crashed into him in the final of the men's 200 metresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Al Bawaba

    ... gold while American triple jumper Christian Taylor and Polish hammer thrower Anita Wlodarczyk missed the world records by a fraction for the day's other titles. Gatlin's best chance appeared to be an explosive start and being first on the straight ...

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  15. Monster leap as Taylor wins triple jump goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Bangkok Post

    Olympic champion Christian Taylor produced the second longest triple jump in history on Thursday as he won the world title with a huge leap of 18.21m. USA's Christian Taylor competes in the final of the men's triple jump at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing on August 27, 2015 The Dutch-based American left it late before nailing the big jump on his sixth and final attempt to add to the world championship gold he won in 2011.

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  16. Four hiring tips for scaling your startup teamRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | IT Business

    You've proven your concept. You've created predictable systems. You've got sustainable profits.

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  17. Taylor wins world champs triple jump with second longest jump in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Sunday Herald

    Christian Taylor produced the second longest jump in history to win triple jump gold at the World Championships in Beijing. The American snatched gold from Cuba's Pedro Pablo Pichardo with the penultimate jump of the competition, soaring out to 18.20 metres at the Bird's Nest stadium.

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  18. Which mind-blowing Guinness World Record happened on your birth year?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | USA Today

    Which mind-blowing Guinness World Record happened on your birth year? The Guinness World Records book turns 60 on Thursday. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Jm4kzU This image released by Ellen DeGeneres shows actors front row from left, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Peter Nyong'o Jr., and, second row, from left, Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'o and Angelina Jolie as they pose for a "selfie" portrait during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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  19. Age against the machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Economist

    LAST September U2 released its 13th album, "Songs of Innocence". Critics lauded the collection's lush ballads and rhythmically angular reminiscences of boyhood in 1970s Dublin.

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  20. Usain Bolt completes sprint double at IAAF World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Stuff.co.nz

    Usain Bolt celebrated his record-extending 10th world championship gold medal, in the 200m final, with his signature 'Lightning Bolt' pose. Jamaica's Usain Bolt ran the fastest time of the year in 19.55 seconds to win a record fourth straight world 200 metres title and sweep the individual sprints at a major global championships for a fifth time on Thursday .

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