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What The World's Most Famous Amateur Can Teach Pro Runners What The World's Most Famous Amateur Can Teach Pro Runners

At just 30 years old, Yuki Kawauchi is in a distance running category of his own. As of January 1, he has run the most sub-2:20 marathons of anyone, ever—76. He’s also run the most sub-2:12 marathons of anyone, ever—25. Kawauchi—one guy—has run more sub-2:10 marathons since 2011 than the whole United States put…

Kohei Uchimura's World Championship Streak Snapped By Ankle Injury Kohei Uchimura's World Championship Streak Snapped By Ankle Injury

MONTREAL, Canada—The greatest male gymnast of all-time will not win his seventh consecutive world all-around title. He won’t even have a chance to try to defend the title.

Jackass Cycling Fan Gets His Shit Wrecked Jackass Cycling Fan Gets His Shit Wrecked

Handsome Dutch genius Tom Dumoulin capped off a tremendous year with his first ever world championship, as he dusted Chris Froome and everyone in the time trial to take the rainbow jersey in Bergen this morning. He rules and I can’t wait to see him don his stripes at the Tour de France next year.

Rocket League Pro Dekes His Way Into World Championship Finals Rocket League Pro Dekes His Way Into World Championship Finals

Even in an arena with rocket-powered cars, players find ways to pull off incredible football-like maneuvers.

13-Year-Old Prodigy Wins Pinball World Championships 13-Year-Old Prodigy Wins Pinball World Championships

This past weekend, the Professional & Amateur Pinball Association (or PAPA) hosted the world championships of pinball, bringing flipperheads together under one roof to compete on classic machines for the top score and prize. It was a fantastic display of pinball wizardry, marred only by an incomprehensible production…

Beijing Marathon Tests Positive For Fine Particulates Beijing Marathon Tests Positive For Fine Particulates

Out-of-towners training for this past Sunday's Beijing International Marathon might have been wise to include a pack of cigs in their daily regimen. For the sake of acclimation.

Alex Ovechkin Injures Leg At World Championships, Carried Off Of Ice Alex Ovechkin Injures Leg At World Championships, Carried Off Of Ice

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was injured in today's IIHF World Championships match between Russia and Germany.

Lolo Jones Won A Gold Medal (In World Championship Bobsled) Lolo Jones Won A Gold Medal (In World Championship Bobsled)

Lolo Jones still has yet to win a gold medal in the Olympics, but today, she added a new and extra random addition to her small pile of world championship medals—she now has two golds for 60m hurdles, and one for the combined bobsled-skeleton team event at the Swiss winter world championships. She was the brakewoman…

Lindsey Vonn Wins Gold, Would Prefer Another Cow Lindsey Vonn Wins Gold, Would Prefer Another Cow

American Lindsey Vonn won her first major ski gold medal today, but still pines for the days when she was paid for victories in livestock.

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