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Peres Jepchirchir wins women’s race in Boston
On Monday, Evans Chabet and Peres Jechirchir completed a clean sweep for the Kenyans at the Boston Marathon. The Boston Marathon was Chabet's second, having pulled out in 201 due to adverse weather conditions.
 
Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who is currently the biggest shareholder of Twitter, has offered to buy all remaining shares at a rate of $54.20 per share, valuing the deal at over $43 billion. The proposition, which outstrips the company's current share value of $46.83, has been received by Twitter and is currently under consideration as to whether the sale is in the best interests of the shareholders or whether it will continue as a publicly-traded entity.
 
Allyson Felix to retire after final track season
Just months after competing in her fifth and final Olympic games, Allyson Felix announced on Wednesday that this track season would be her last as a competitor. The athlete, who is America's most decorated track and field Olympian in history, won a total of seven Olympic golds throughout her career - her most recent being in the 4x400 relay in Tokyo last year.
 
MLB’s first woman coach appears on-field as first-base coach
Alyssa Nakken of the San Francisco Giants is the first woman to coach on the field in MLB history. On Tuesday, Nakken took over as first-base coach after the ejection of Antoan Richardson.
 
Ferrari’s Leclerc wins F1 Australian Grand Prix
On Sunday, Ferrari's Charles Leclerc won the Australian Grand Prix. The win was Leclerc's second of the Formula One season, having dominated the Albert Park circuit as the Monagesque chased his fourth career win.
 
Masters draws to a close
On Sunday, Scottie Scheffler won the Masters golf tournament, clinching his first major win on the PGA Tour stage. World number one Scheffler finished three shots clear of Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy, who shot a 64 for the round.
 
Film academy imposes ban on Will Smith
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences has banned Will Smith from all Academy events (including the Oscars) for 10 years. The Academy stated, "The Board has decided, for a period of 10 years from April 8, 2022, Mr. Smith shall not be permitted to attend any Academy events or programs, in person or virtually, including but not limited to the Academy Awards."
 
Pink Floyd members team up with Ukrainian singer to release song protesting war
Members of Pink Floyd have reunited after 28 years to release a song in protest against the Ukraine war. The new song, "Hey Hey Rise Up" was released on Friday.
 
NFL spokesperson responds to attorneys general
In a letter to the National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell, a coalition of six attorneys general stressed the need to improve workplace conditions for female employees. The letter was signed by Letitia James, the attorney general of New York, along with the attorneys general of Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oregon, and Washington State.
 
LA Lakers no longer in the running for NBA title
The Los Angeles Lakers are out of the NBA playoffs following their loss to the Suns in Phoenix. On Tuesday, the Suns beat the Lakers 121-110.