/ 28 September 2021

A new extreme sport, grand sumo champion calls it a day, and Rome’s wild boar invasion…

Image source: Sky News
Image source: Sky News

Paddler Jess Fox is a world champion in a new event. She bombed out of the events she won medals in at the Olympics, but in her 3rd go at the Extreme Slalom, she took the gold in Slovakia yesterday. It’s wild…

Yokozuna Hakuho, the winner of a record 45 grand sumo tournament titles, has decided to call it a career at 36yo. At 1.92 meters tall and weighing 155kg, he goes out with 1,187 career wins and a lengthy list of records. Not on that list: becoming the heaviest wrestler in history.

Think Rome, and it’s easy to picture the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain or straight-up pizza. But for locals, wild boars trotting down the street searching for food have become a daily sight. No one ever said Rome was boaring…

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