To recap 2019, 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 amazing stories from the world of sports.
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In today's news roundup, Australia has record heat as it continues to fight strong bushfires, Italy's "Sardines" pack together to protest, and Fallon Sherrock becomes the first woman to beat a man during the World Darts Championship.
Russia won't be able to take part in major sports events for four years. That's a punishment for Russia's system of giving its athletes drugs to help them win. The ruling could keep Russia out of the 2020 Olympics.
The World Health Organization says that 80% of the world's teens don't get enough exercise to live healthy lives. The pattern of inactivity could have serious effects as these teens become adults.
In today's news roundup, a United Nations climate meeting gets moved from Chile to Spain, there are new world champions in baseball and rugby, and the UK decides to melt Brexit coins and make Wallace and Gromit coins.
After winning five out of six possible gold medals in the Artistic Gymnastics World Championship last week, US gymnast Simone Biles has set a new record - the gymnast who's won the most medals ever.
In today's news roundup, Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan, Eliud Kipchoge runs a marathon in less than two hours, and the man who speaks for the president of the Philippines takes 3.5 hours to get to work.
In today's news roundup, Texas struggles after Tropical Storm Imelda, the Rugby World Cup opens in Japan, a company promotes a chair you can wear, and a high school finds bedbugs in its iPads.
On Tuesday, 37-year-old American swimmer Sarah Thomas set a new record by swimming the English Channel four times. Ms. Thomas is the first person in the world ever to do this.
In today's news roundup, Paris is slowed to a crawl by a transportation strike, Hong Kong protesters continue, with a song, the FIBA Basketball World Cup Championship is today, and thieves in England steal a golden toilet.
In today's news roundup, G7 leaders hold a tense meeting in France, a woman wins all the prizes in a 31-mile (50-kilometer) race, and a city in Germany offers a prize for proof it doesn't exist.