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Usain Bolt stripped of one of his gold medals

Usain Bolt stripped of one of his gold medals

One of the most decorated athletes of all time, Usain Bolt, has been stripped of his 4x100m relay medal as his teammate and close friend, Nesta Carter, has been tested positive for a banned substance. Carter was one of 454 selected doping samples retested by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) last year and has been found to […]

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Tortoise Races into Guinness Book of Records

Tortoise Races into Guinness Book of Records

Bertie the 10-year-old leopard tortoise, who entertains visitors at Durham’s Adventure Valley, has achieved something rather special that has got him into the Guinness Book of Records. Racing on a challenging 18ft uphill track, the shelled hero crossed the finish line in under 20 seconds, shaving a remarkable 23 seconds of the previous record set […]