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Breaking cycling’s color barrier, and world records, in the early 20th century

The enigmatic Major Taylor was one of the first black sports superstars, writes Michael Kranish. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-31 12:52:18 UTC ]
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Guinness sues Scholastic for its Book of World Records

Guinness World Records has reportedly claimed Scholastic is trying to "steal its business" with its Book of World Records and has filed court papers against the publisher. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac signs swimming memoir

Pan Macmillan has acquired a memoir by endurance swimmer Diana Nyad. In the 1970s, Nyad set a number of world records in endurance swimming, such as circling Manhattan Island and crossing the 102.5m between the Bahamas and Florida. But one record continually eluded her: becoming the first... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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