Anyone watching the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China over the last few days will have seen lots and lots of snow - man-made snow. Since the area gets little natural snow, this is the first time the Winter Olympics is taking place on almost 100% artificial snow.
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Over the last month, Africa's best national soccer (football) teams have met in the continent's biggest tournament, the Africa Cup of Nations. On Sunday, Senegal won the contest for the first time, defeating Egypt 4-2 on penalties.
In today's news roundup, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under intense pressure over parties held during lockdown, record-setting football quarterback Tom Brady is retiring, and a chicken is caught in the security area at the US Department of Defense.
Wheelchair tennis champ Shingo Kunieda won the men's Australian Open once more on Thursday, beating Alfie Hewett of the United Kingdom. Diede de Groot won the women's wheelchair finals by defeating Aniek van Koot.
In today's news roundup, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is being encouraged to step down for breaking UK Covid-19 rules, Georgia beats Alabama to win their first national football championship in 41 years, and Japan faces a french fry shortage.
The city of Xi'an, China - home to 13 million people - has been under a strict lockdown for two weeks, with some people unable to leave home even to shop for food. The extreme measures show how far China's government is willing to push to reach "Zero Covid".
To recap 2021, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we’ve covered this year. Today we’re looking at a few of the incredible things kids accomplished in 2021.
To recap 2021, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we’ve covered this year. Today we’re looking at some great stories from the world of sports.
In today's news roundup, France and the United Kingdom calm down after a disagreement about fishing rights, the Atlanta Braves beat the Houston Astros to win the 2021 World Series, and the winner of New Zealand's Bird of the Year contest is a bat.
On October 23, race cars at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway zipped around the track at high speeds - with no one driving them. The race was an international contest for the fastest self-driving car, with a $1 million prize.
In Spain, children and their families are riding bikes to school together in large groups. The program is called "bicibús" or bike bus. In Barcelona, the program started recently with only five children and grew quickly to hundreds of riders.