Usain Bolt is the world's fastest man. No one has run 100 meters faster than him. But in 2017, he gave up running. Now Bolt is taking up soccer (football).
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Lombok, Indonesia, a place popular with tourists, has been struck by serious earthquakes. At the same time, in Jakarta, the country is preparing to hold the 2018 Asian Games.
The Tour de France is a very difficult bike race. It lasts over three weeks and covers 2,082 miles ( 3,351 kilometers). It ended yesterday with a new champion, Geraint Thomas.
France has won the 2018 FIFA World Cup, beating Croatia 4-2. Croatia played very well, but France scored important goals that made it hard for Croatia to come back.
Thursday was the first day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. For the next month, the 32 best men's national soccer teams will compete to become the next world's champion.
The Golden State Warriors are the 2018 NBA champions. They won every game in the championship series, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-85 in the fourth and final game.
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif plays pro football for the Kansas City Chiefs. He's also been going to medical school for eight years. Last week he finished and now he's a doctor.
Xia Boyu lost both feet after trying to climb Mount Everest. Later, he lost both legs. Last week he became the second person with two artificial legs to climb Mount Everest.
Ramadan is a special month for Muslims. During Ramadan, adult Muslims do not eat or drink during the daytime. This can be very hard for athletes.
Andre Ingram was 32 when he played his first NBA game. He's the oldest "new" NBA player since 1964. He surprised fans by scoring 19 points in his first game.
A group of female soccer players has set two world records. In 2017, they played a soccer game at the highest height ever reported. Last week, they played a game at the lowest spot.