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  1. Wedding couple's 'really big day' smashes two world recordsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | York Press

    The couple smashed two world records with their attendants yesterday after winning a Facebook competition for the ultimate free ceremony at Rudding Park Hotel, Harrogate. Amy and Alex's almost doubled the world record for the most ushers, which previously stood at just 47 and they pipped the former bridesmaid record by four women.

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  2. Mark Foster confirmed for Devon Sports AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Mid Devon Star

    BRITAIN'S most decorated male swimmer Mark Foster has been confirmed as the guest speaker at this year's Exeter Foundation Devon Sports Awards, held in association with Active Devon. Mark represented England and Great Britain for 23 years, winning 47 major international medals, competing in 5 Olympic Games and breaking the World record 8 times.

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  3. laughfest paper crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    It wouldn't be a LaughFest without a world record attempt. And Tuesday morning, we learned what record organizers will try to break: the most people wearing paper crowns.

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  4. LaughFest 2015 plans crowning achievement to set new Guinness World RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | MLive.com

    LaughFest hopes to overturn its first record currently held outside the United States.

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  5. Video: Gayle belts 16 sixes in double tonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NEWS.com.au

    MARCELS Carrusca agrees Adelaide United is playing some of its best football all season and wants his team to seize its chance to take top spot on the ladder against Melbourne City on Friday night. ADELAIDE 36ers coach Joey Wright expects Brock Motum to "do a James Ennis" and work to add an NBL championship to his impressive personal resume.

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  6. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Nottingham Evening Post

    ... , on June 7 from 8am. They will then need to send the evidence off to officials at the Guinness Book of World Records who will verify if the pair have been successful. Jay said: "For us it is mainly about raising as much money as we can, but it ...

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  7. Viral Video: San Jose man sets bacon eating record at Daytona 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KRON 4

    World-renowned competitive eater Joey Chestnut has some hungry competition biting at his heels. And this guys is his own backyard.

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  8. NFL Combine 2015: Brent Sobleski's Day 6 NotebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | BleacherReport

    To say Jones posted eye-popping numbers would be an understatement, and he didn't even complete a full workout. UCONN CB Byron Jones 12'3" broad jump would be a world record.

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  9. Kiwi Olympic medal hopeful Lauren Boyle training with Australian swimming coach Denis CotterellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Stuff.co.nz

    World record holder and Olympic medal hopeful Lauren Boyle has been working with experienced Australian swimming coach Denis Cotterell since before Christmas, according to Swimming New Zealand. Boyle, who broke the short course world record in the 1500m freestyle in 2014, is yet to announce any formal partnership with Cotterell, but has taken an opportunity to work with the Australian, having previously trained with him with the New Zealand team.

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  10. 'Treevolution' in Mindanao breaks Guinness recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | ABS-CBN News

    DAVAO CITY It's official. The Guinness World Records has recognized the ''Treevolution: Greening MindaNOW'' project last Sept.

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  11. Byron JonesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Watersblogged

    Source: www.theguardian.com --- Monday, February 23, 2015UConn defensive back wows scouts with a 12ft 3in broad jump The 22-year-old broke the NFL combine broad jump record by 8in The leap is believed to be a world record in the standing long jump Connecticut defensive back Byron Jones' record-breaking performance had the NFL world abuzz Monday. He soared 12ft 3in in the broad jump - 15in farther than Florida State's PJ Williams, who was second among the defensive backs working out at the league's annual scouting combine Monday.

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  12. 7 marathons, 7 continents, 7 days: The Triple 7 QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Triple 7 Quest is an event only 35 people in the world have set out to accomplish; Seven marathons, on seven continents, in seven days. One of those athletes is 58-year-old Don Kern from West Michigan, otherwise known as Marathon Don.

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  13. Hawking foresees humanity's fateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NEWS.com.au

    BIRDMAN may have walked away with the honor of Best Picture at the Oscars, but who would have won if the awards were determined by online piracy rates? MEET the new face of emoji as Apple embraces diversity and gives patriotic Aussies a reason to wave the flag. WANT your car to automatically pay for your petrol? New research from Visa shows Aussies want to pay with smartphones, not cash or cards.

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  14. Day 4 Workout Stock Watch: A new world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Denver Broncos

    UConn's Byron Jones set a world record for the standing broad jump, but can that translate to football success? Until Monday, nobody had ever been able to say that one was set at a Scouting Combine workout. Connecticut's Byron Jones changed that with a stunning, 12-foot, 3-inch broad jump that broke the world record set in 1968 by Arne Tvervaag, a Norwegian .

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  15. Man consumes 182 slices in 5 minutes to earn bacon-eating world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Right Wing News

    Mmmm bacon . I'll bet Stonie was one full bacon-eater after that feat. I can't believe he ate that much, that fast.

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  16. Woman wins Guinness World Record title for being biggest Spice Girls fan everRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Newkerala.com

    Woman named Liz West has been officially declared biggest Spice Girls fan on Earth and now holds a Guinness World Record, thanks to her massive collection. The 29-year-old artist from Manchester has spent all her savings on almost 5,000 items of merchandise including thousands of CDs, posters and other items from the 90s pop group, and it accounts to so much memorabilia that it had to be moved to a museum, the Daily Star reported.

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  17. Leeds bride and groom get married in front of 130 bridesmaids and 103 ushersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Daily Mail

    ... Lace bridal and Yorkshire Menswear in Leeds, was the one who came up with the plan. 'I was looking through the world records in the Guinness book and there was one for most ushers which stood at 47 in Canada in 2003. 'It seemed a low number and we ...

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  18. How Canvey's Dale Clutterbuck helped pace Mo Farah to a new world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Echo-news.co.uk

    BRITAIN'S most decorated long distance runner Mo Farah added another accomplishment to his CV on Saturday when he set a new two mile world record - and he did it with a little helping hand from a Canvey athlete. Dale Clutterbuck was given the task of pacing Farah through the first 800m of his two miles at the Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham and he did exactly as he was asked, providing the platform for the double-Olympic champion to set a new world best of 8m 3.40s.

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  19. Mass wedding: Couple enter the record books with 130 bridesmaids and 100 ushers at ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    Amy Ewing and Radio DJ Alex Simmons tied the knot with 230 friends at Rudding Park in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. The couple's marriage was a Double Guinness World Record, beating 'Most ushers to one groom', previously at 47, and 'Most bridesmaids to one bride', which had been 126.

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  20. Slinky world record set in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KOAT-TV

    ... not me?" SWAZO... "I set the bar" NOW HOLDS A SPOT ...FOR THE NUMBER OF SLINKIES...IN THE THE GUINESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS. "its exciting" AND SHE SAYS... SHE'S NOT DONE YET. "ultimately, itd be lovely if I could find someone who would sponsor a ...

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