900 extreme swimmers tackle 3-mile open water course


The latest X-Waters event took place in Saint Petersburg with swimmers from all around the world taking part in the 2,300 and 4,600 meter race. The course went through the Neva River with temperatures of 59 degree Fahrenheit. At the quarterfinals of the AFC Futsal Club Championship, Thai Son Nam continued their domination, defeating China’s Shenzhen Nanling Tielang 5-1 to advance to the semifinals. The NFL and music mogul Jay-Z have entered a multi-year partnership in order to enhance live entertainment and amplify the Inspire Change platform. Jay-Z has drawn outrage from critics who see this move as selling out to a corporation that has no supportive social justice issues in the past. RT America’s Steve Christakos reports.


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