American Serena Williams beats Sister Venus in US Open 2015


The Women Tennis world number one, American Serena Williams, has defeated sister Venus Williams in quarter finals. The win puts her  closer to achieving a World record, with her 22th Grand Slam title. Earlier this year, Serena Williams has won her sixth Wimbledon and  her fifth French Open. With the Wimbledon single, she won, for the second time in her career, four straight majors.. If she wins the US Open, she will equal Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22. 

Both Serena and Venus Williams played arguably one of their best games.  It was not an easy night for any of the sisters. But, ultimately, one had to win. Serena 

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Usain Bolt, World Championships, Beijing August 29, 2015

Mo Farah, the Somali born, Brish Athlete has claimed the first distance triple-bouble, after winning 5,000 m and 10,000 at the World Championships held in Beijing, China from August 22-30, 2015. He won the same races twice, before: the London Olympics of 2012 and teh World Championships held in Moscow, Russia, from August 10-18, 2013.

Mo Farah, 32, has now outperformed the Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele,  the only other person to claim 'double-double' in the distance events. He has  five World Championship golds, two Olympic golds and five European golds.

In the same World Championships, the Jamaican Usain Bolt completed the gold medal treble in the 100-meter dash, 200-meter run and

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US Civil Rights Activist and Selma Icon Amelia Boynton Robinson crossing Selma Bridge with President Obama

Amelia Boynton Robinson,  one of the prominent civil rights activists, who nearly died while leading what is known as the "Bloody Sunday" march in Selma, Alabama has died. She was 104. Mrs Robsinson championed voting rights for Blacks and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama.  In March 1965, beaten unconscious during the "Bloody Sunday" voting rights march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., she became the rallying symbol against the brutality of the police in South during the Civil Rights era.

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Julian Bond, Southern Poverty Law Center

He was one of the prominent early civil rights activists. One of the co-founders of Student Nonviolent Co-ordinating Committee in early 1970s and a prominent leader of the anti-Vietnam War campaign, he chaired the Board of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 30 years later. The man, Julian Bond, widely viewed, as stated by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), as "visionary and tireless champion for civil and human rights", died in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, after a short illness.

Commenting after his death, US President Obama said that "Julian Bond helped change this[US] country for the better - and what better way to be

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