Tag: Focus

'I'm used to running in paddy fieIds': Indian star 'faster than Usain Bolt' REJECTS athletics trial to focus on buffalo-racing

Srinivasa Gowda, who went viral last week after video emerged which appeared to show him running 100 meters in world record-breaking time, says he won’t accept an invitation from the Indian government to attend athletics trials. Gowda, 28, is a star in Kambala, a sport where competitors sprint through paddy fields with buffalo, and local…

Focus on issues rather than age and gender, says new Nunavut MP

OTTAWA—Pro tip: don’t ask Mumilaaq Qaqqaq what it feels like to be a young woman entering the House of Commons. This is her first foray into federal politics but the new NDP member of Parliament for the vast northern riding of Nunavut has already developed a strong voice and has taken issue with way some…