In today's news roundup, Chile cleans up an oil spill, Russia tries to control protesters, a 22-year-old Colombian wins the Tour de France, and two professors add pink seesaws to the US-Mexico border fence.
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In today's news roundup, Facebook gets a $5 billion fine, England meets New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup, Simona Halep wins the Wimbledon women's title, and a group of bikers ride naked in Cologne, Germany.
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.
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.
Jenny Graham just rode around the world on her bike - and she did it in less than 125 days. That's about 20 days faster than the old women's world record.
On September 16, Denise Mueller-Korenek smashed the world speed record for a human on a bicycle. At her fastest, she was going 183.93 miles per hour (296 kph).
Julie Anne Genter, who works on women's issues and transportation in New Zealand's government, found an unusual way to go to the hospital to have her baby. She biked.