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.
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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.
The 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo next year. Japan has made 5,000 medals for the winners. But these Olympic medals are more special than most - they are made entirely out of recycled electronics.
The Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence Race is the longest running race in the world. It's a 3,100 mile (4,989 kilometer) race. It's also a very short race - the entire track goes around just one city block.