May 31, 2023

Woman Wins Cheese Rolling Race Even After Being Knocked Unconscious

There are many obscure sports out there, but cheese rolling races may just take the cake. The rules are simple: a 7-pound cheese wheel is tossed from the top of a steep hill and the runner who finishes first behind the cheese gets to keep it. On top of the unique subject matter, the chaotic nature of the contest makes for a wild spectacle.

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May 24, 2023

Brazilian Soccer Star Speaks Out Over Racism He Experienced During Spanish Gameplay

Vinícius Júnior is a 22-year-old Brazillian soccer player who has been the subject of racist abuse while on the field. On Sunday, May 21, 2023, his team Real Madrid played a game against Valencia CF and Vinícius endured persistent racist taunting. Valencia fans called Vinícius “mono” (Spanish for monkey) when he arrived at the stadium and throughout the game.

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May 9, 2023

Simone Biles Gets Married to Football Player Jonathan Owens

Congratulations are in order for Simone Biles. The 24-year-old athlete, widely considered the greatest gymnast of all time, just got married to football safety Jonathan Owens. Biles and her now-husband split the celebration into a couple of events—first, in a civil ceremony at the Harris County Courthouse in Houston, Texas, and then a full-fledged destination wedding in Cabo, Mexico. Biles and Owens first announced their engagement back in February 2022.

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