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India’s slum golf: A whole new ball game on Mumbai’s streets

But thanks to some innovative thinking, residents of some of the poorest areas of Mumbai have been using the bumps and lumps of the street as their course. Here there’s no soundscape of polite clapping from watching fans or birds chirping — just a cacophony of residents poking their heads …

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Action for Peacekeeping: Progress made, but the work’s ‘far from done’ |

At an event that took stock of the progress made, identified gaps and pinpointed the way forward for A4P, Jean-Pierre Lacroix acknowledged the bravery and dedication of the UN ‘blue helmets’ serving “in some of the most challenging places in the world” and detailed various accomplishments, including electoral assistance in …

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Sam Bennett: Cycling star throws up during race; blames overeating

The latter part of that description proved prescient on Sunday as Irish cycling star Sam Bennett said he “made a mistake” by eating too much during the 83rd edition of the Gent-Wevelgem. The 30-year-old was pictured throwing up whilst still riding his bike during the grueling event, which runs 247 …

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