Cynthia Xu

Class of 2023


  • Simone Biles sets new medal record at worlds

    The 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, held in Stuttgart, Germany, is one of the most important competitions leading up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, with over 500 athletes from 92 countries vying for podium positions. The final standings would not only play a huge part in team selection for the Olympics, but would also give some athletes the chance to qualify for individual events.

    Sports | October 14, 2019
  • Schweinsteiger retires

    On Tuesday, Oct. 8, Chicago Fire midfielder and former German international player Bastian Schweinsteiger announced his official retirement from professional play. A versatile player once regarded as one of the best midfielders in the world, Schweinsteiger leaves a considerable legacy behind.

    Sports | October 14, 2019
  • IAAF championships

    The 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships was held last week in Doha, Qatar, and saw an array of amazing displays of athleticism. There were first-time gold medalists, championship records, and world records, but perhaps the most impactful and memorable moment of the entire competition came on the very first day during the 5000 meter run.

    Sports | October 7, 2019
  • Tottenham destroyed by Bayern

    The second matchday of the European Champions League group stage saw several notable matches. Among these was the game between English side Tottenham Hotspur, the runner-ups from the previous season, and German giants Bayern Munich.

    Sports | October 7, 2019
  • Simone Barlaam, para swimmer, more world records

    The 2019 World Para Swimming Championships ended as breathtakingly as it started, with nine new world records being set on the last day alone. The final medal count saw Italy at the top of the medal table with a whopping 50 medals, 20 of them gold.

    Sports | September 23, 2019