Rhea Bullos captured the world’s attention after competing at a recent athletics meet with

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An 11-year-old girl from the Philippines has become an internet sensation after her against-the-odds story went viral.

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Rhea Bullos captured the world’s attention after competing at a recent athletics meet with ‘trainers’ made out of bandages.

The youngster raised eyebrows when she turned up at the Iloilo Schools Sports Council Meet with a home-made pair of ‘Nike’ runners.

Essentially just strapping tape that covered her feet and toes, Bullos had the word ‘Nike’ scribbled on one side and the iconic ‘swoosh’ drawn on top.

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11yo girl wins gold medals in ‘Nikes’ made out of tape

The school girl claimed gold in the 400m, 800m and 1,500m track races, with news of her incredible exploits quickly spreading.

Bullos’ story became the talk of the Philippines, prompting a professional basketball coach in the country, Jeff Cariaso, to reach out to her on social media.

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Student wears makeshift ‘Nikes,’ wins three gold medals in track and field

A student from the Philippines recently went viral with three gold medals in track and field, despite being almost barefoot running!

According to the post of Predirick B. Valenzuela on Facebook, in the 400-meter dash, the 800-meter run and the 1,500-meter run for elementary girls at the Iloilo Schools Sports Council Meet, Rhea Ballos of Salvacion Elementary School bagged the top awards.

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With Olympic Doors Open, a 14-Year-Old Skateboarder Enters a New World

VIDOR, Texas ‘ Kendra Long, an elite skateboarder who recently celebrated her 14th birthday, does a lot of fancy tricks at the small skateboard park that lives in her family’s driveway in this rural patch of southeast Texas. There are varials, board slides, fakie full cab flips. Kendra is 5-foot-6, with long blonde hair that swirls around her face when she twists and drifts and spins and soars. The neighbors’ horses sometimes amble up to the fence to watch.


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Date: 2019-11-29T17:13:52.000Z
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Gary native, former secretary of Veterans Affairs and retired Proctor & Gamble CEO, wins Horatio Alger Award

Gary native Robert A.’McDonald, a former Secretary of Veterans Affairs and retired Proctor & Gamble CEO, won the prestigious Horatio Alger Award.

Gary native’Robert A.’McDonald grew up in a small home across from the Grand Calumet River and U.S. Steel’s Gary Works mill. He went on to ascend to the heights of the corporate world and the halls of power in Washington D.C.’

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Date: 2019-12-12T08:30:00-0600
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PHOTOS: Gymnast Carlos Yulo makes history at world championships

Carlos Yulo made history by becoming the first ever Filipino gymnast to win a gold medal at the world championships.

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