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Australian Open fans criticized for booing Covid-19 vaccine announcement

Australian Open fans criticized for booing Covid-19 vaccine announcement

Australia’s government has condemned the “disgusting” behavior of spectators at the Australian Open tennis tournament Sunday, after sections of the crowd loudly booed a speech praising the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine. The negative reaction occurred during an awards ceremony following Novak Djokovic’s victory over Daniil Medvedev in the men’s singles final, which saw the…MORE

She’s 21 and just became the youngest female to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean

Briton Jasmine Harrison, 21, has become the youngest female to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean after completing a 3,000-mile (4,800-kilometer) journey from Spain to Antigua, according to organizer Atlantic Campaigns. Harrison completed the 2020 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge on Saturday in 70 days, 3 hours and 48 minutes — a new world record for…MORE

Naomi Osaka overcomes Jennifer Brady to win second Australian Open title

Naomi Osaka overcomes Jennifer Brady to win second Australian Open title

Naomi Osaka powered her way to a second Australian Open title with a comprehensive straight sets victory over grand slam final debutante Jennifer Brady. The match had all the makings of an epic final during a tight first set, but Osaka’s class and experience ultimately proved too much as she raced to a 6-4 6-3…MORE