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How the world votes: 2019

Nearly two billion voters in 50 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

BBC Radio 5 live – In Short, Is this the fastest...

Seven-year-old Florida schoolboy Rudolph Ingram shocked onlookers, when he took just 13.48 seconds to complete a 100 metre sprint. The youngster, known as ‘Blaze’, is aiming to one day smash the 9.58 second world record set by Usain Bolt. His dad, Rudolph Ingram Senior, got him interested in track running when he was three-years-old and…

Gordon Banks’ wonder save to deny Pele at 1970 World Cup...

BBC Sport looks back to Gordon Banks's incredible save to deny Pele during England's group game against Brazil at the 1970 World Cup - a save widely acclaimed as the greatest in World Cup history.READ MORE: Banks dies aged 81Available to UK users only.

Australia is the food allergy capital of the world. How did...

Australia has one of highest rates of allergies in the world, and according to research from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, the highest published rates of food allergy in children. It is estimated, based upon this research, that approximately 1 in 10 infants experience a food allergy. We also know that there has been between…

Daichi Hara blows moguls lead with backflip at Freestyle Ski and...

Japan's Daichi Hara blows the lead in his moguls semi-final race by attempting a spectacular double back-flip at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships.Available in the UK only.WATCH MORE: Vonn had not planned retirement announcement

Guardian: Lynton Crosby offered to undermine 2022 Qatar World Cup

One of the world's best-known political operatives offered to work on a campaign to cancel the 2022 Qatar World Cup, according to documents seen by the Guardian newspaper. Sir Lynton Crosby, a UK-based Australian political strategist, personally signed the pitch that aimed to tarnish Qatar's reputation to get football's biggest event awarded to another country,…

Unstoppable Aussie Scotty James completes hat-trick of halfpipe world titles

Posted February 09, 2019 12:04:39 Australian snowboarding ace Scotty James has taken out an unprecedented third consecutive halfpipe world title in Utah.A year to the day since James led the Australian team into the PyeongChang Winter Olympics opening ceremony, the Victorian blew his competition away with an unbeatable early run at Park City.After winning gold…

Chloe Kim: Olympic champion wins gold in snowboard halfpipe at 2019...

Olympic champion Chloe Kim repeats her heroics from Pyeongchang 2018, the American dominating the women's snowboard halfpipe final with a best score of 93.50 to take the gold medal at the 2019 Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships in Utah.Available to UK users only.

Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding Worlds: Maxim Burov wins world aerials gold...

Russia's Maxim Burov wins men's aerials gold as 18-year-old Noe Roth from Switzerland claims bronze in his first world championships in Park City, Utah.WATCH MORE: Britain's Woods wins world slopestyle goldFollow live coverage of the Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships on the BBC.Available to UK users only.

Trump nominates US Treasury’s David Malpass to lead World Bank

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the World Bank Group should be led by US Treasury official David Malpass, a Trump loyalist and critic of multilateral institutions who has vowed to pursue "pro-growth" reforms at the global lender. Malpass, the undersecretary for international affairs at the Treasury Department and recently involved in the…
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