On June 9, Rafael Nadal became the first person to win 12 titles at the same Grand Slam tennis contest by beating Dominic Thiem in the French Open.
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The FIFA Women's World Cup begins today. Teams from 24 countries will meet in stadiums across France to decide which country has the best women's soccer team in the world.
Liverpool has defeated Tottenham to become the 2019 Champions League winner. Liverpool took the lead early in the all-English final, and added a second goal near the end to walk away the winner 2-0.
Caster Semenya is a fast female runner who has won many world championships. She won gold medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. Now she's been told she can't compete unless she takes a medicine that could make her slower.
Mitsuhiro Iwamoto has been blind since he was 16. He wanted to prove that his blindness didn't limit what he can do. Last week Mr. Iwamoto became the first blind person to sail non-stop across the Pacific Ocean.
The US has two new college basketball champions. On Sunday, Baylor beat Notre Dame for the NCAA women’s title. On Monday night, Virginia held off Texas Tech to become the NCAA men’s champions.
On March 11, Lee Spencer, who has just one leg, smashed the world record for a single person rowing from Europe to South America, beating the old record by over 36 days.
Charlie Condell has finished a record-setting bike trip around the world. The 18-year-old completed the trip in just 248 days in spite of having his bicycle stolen partway through the trip.
Last year, Riley Morrison wrote to basketball star Stephen Curry, pointing out that his shoes weren't sold in girls sizes. Mr. Curry fixed the problem and went further. Now he and Riley have created a new shoe together.
A biker who was leading a women's bike race by two minutes was forced to stop when she nearly caught up with the group of men who had started the same race eight minutes earlier.