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Daily Visual 15.07.15: Kenyan Athletes Walk for Peace

Today some of Kenya’s greatest distance runners – organised and led by 2010 Commonwealth marathon gold medalist John Kelai, and scheduled to include former marathon world record holders Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich, Paul Tergat, and Tegla Loroupe; twice Olympic steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi; Irene Jerotich, Alex Kipchirchir, Douglas Wakiihuri, and Andrew Lesuuda; and as an exception to the rule, the Ugandan 2012…

The Story of Wimbledon 2015

Wimbledon 2015 took place from 29 June to 12 July, at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, England. The third Grand Slam tournament of the tennis season, this was the 129th iteration of the championships, the 48th since the beginning of the Open Era. On the opening day of play, the defending champion in the men’s draw, Novak Djokovic,…

Daily Visual 10.07.15: Mo Farah Wins in Lausanne

Mo Farah – the reigning Olympic champion over 5,000 and 10,000 metres, and arguably Britain’s greatest ever athlete – made a winning return to the track yesterday evening, coming first in the 5,000 metres at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne. Farah is part of the Nike Oregon Project, based in Portland and established in 2001, whose head coach is…

Live Wimbledon 2015 Semi-Final: Muguruza vs. Radwanska

Live Wimbledon 2015 Semi-Final: Muguruza vs. Radwanska

Welcome to Culturedarm’s live blog on day ten of Wimbledon 2015. It is Ladies’ Semi-Finals day, and the first match on Centre Court sees Garbine Muguruza vs. Agnieszka Radwanska. They will compete for a place in Saturday’s final, where the winner will meet the victor of today’s later match between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova.

Live 2015 Women’s World Cup Final: United States vs. Japan

Welcome to Culturedarm’s live blog on the final day of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Overcoming England and Germany respectively in the Semi-Finals – with England going on to take third place, beating Germany 1-0 courtesy of a penalty in extra-time yesterday in Edmonton – today’s Final sees United States vs. Japan. Japan are the defending champions, having triumphed…

Live 2015 Women’s World Cup: Japan vs. England

Welcome to Culturedarm’s live blog for the second Semi-Final of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Yesterday in Montreal the United States met Germany, the side ranked number 2 in the FIFA World Rankings facing off against the side ranked number 1; and it was the United States who triumphed, emerging with a 2-0 victory. Competing to face them in…

Daily Visual 29.06.15: Wimbledon 2015 Day One

Today the 2015 edition of the Wimbledon Championships commenced at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London. This marks the 129th year of the championships, and the 48th in the Open Era of tennis. The tournament will run, as usual, over the next fourteen days; with a total prize fund of £26.5 million, of which £1.88…

Live 2015 Women’s World Cup: Norway vs. England

Welcome to Culturedarm’s live blog on the seventeenth day of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Five matches have already been and gone in the Round of 16, with five teams duly securing their place in the competition’s Quarter-Finals. Germany thumped a lacklustre Sweden 4-1; China’s organised defence held out to give them a 1-0 victory at the end of an intense…

Live 2015 Women’s World Cup: Germany vs. Sweden

Welcome to Culturedarm’s live blog on the fifteenth day of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. With the group phase of the competition coming to a close on Wednesday, the women have had a few days to rest and recuperate and prepare tactically for their upcoming opponents, and the Round of 16 is ready to commence. The first match of the…