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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Week 34: Villain – Islamic State

August 23, 2015

This week, Islamic State thoroughly deserves our regular award for the greatest villain of the last seven days All Khaled al-Asaad was doing was his job, to safeguard the legacy of Palmyra, one of the world’s cultural wonders that dates back at least four thousand years. Ever since Islamic State took over these historic ruins […]

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Week 34: Hero – Usain Bolt

August 23, 2015

Our hero award goes to Usain Bolt for winning the 100m at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing and defeating the twice banned drugs cheat, Justin Gatlin, by one hundredth of a second. Muhammad Ali beat George Foreman with rope-a-dope. Usain Bolt beat Justin Gatlin with rope-a-doper. Usain Bolt is often compared to Muhammad Ali […]

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