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Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights

Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight      &...

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights

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Former Olympic silver medalist jailed for drug dealing Two-time Olympic cycling silver medalist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of dealing drugs following his retirement after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games       ...
21:16, 07/04/2019

2012 Olympic silver medalist disqualified for steroid use LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic canoe silver medalist Jevgenij Shuklin has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The International Olympic Committee says the Lithuanian has been stripped of his result in the canoe sprint C-1 2...
07:16, 06/12/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa positive for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic women’s marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for doping. Track and field’s Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa has been sent a “notice of allegation̶...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
08:16, 05/22/2019

Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken returns to competition for first time since being paralyzed Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will compete in the WheelWOD Games next week, her first athletic competition since suffering a spinal cord injury five years ago.       ...
11:48, 06/30/2019

Meet Kayla Harrison: Olympic gold medalist, face of PFL and MMA's next star Kayla Harrison is the favorite at the outset of the PFL's new women's lightweight division, and the two-time judo Olympic gold medalist is ready to prove she can be one of the best MMA fighters in the world....
10:16, 05/09/2019

‘Fox and Friends’ called Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya ‘transgender.’ She’s not. Semenya, 28, is believed to have a condition that causes her body to produce testosterone at levels much higher than most women. Fox apologized on Thursday, saying it regretted the error....
23:32, 05/02/2019

Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya loses appeal against IAAF testosterone rules Two-time Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya lost her appeal Wednesday against International Association of Athletics Federations rules designed to decrease high testosterone levels in some female runners....
06:16, 05/01/2019

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement."...
10:16, 05/22/2019

Five Great Tools For Polishing Silver, Even If You Hate Polishing Silver I’m one of those weird people (full stop) who loves polishing silver. I dunno! To me, it’s just a very easy and satisfying job that ends with a bright shiny object in which one can admire one’s own reflection and I just enjoy the heck out of it....
17:00, 06/19/2019

Stevenson KO's Guevara in thrilling homecoming Rising featherweight star Shakur Stevenson retained his regional belt after a dominant showing against Alberto Guevara in his hometown of Newark, New Jersey....
01:00, 07/14/2019

Stevenson KOs Guevara in thrilling homecoming Rising featherweight star Shakur Stevenson retained his regional belt after a dominant showing against Alberto Guevara in his hometown of Newark, New Jersey....
10:00, 07/14/2019

Why Shakur Stevenson needs to put on a show in Newark As talented as any young fighter Shakur Stevenson is getting close to a title shot, but despite the main event status, Mark Kriegel notes that Stevenson still has plenty of room to grow....
08:16, 07/12/2019

Shakur Stevenson targets Josh Warrington Elite American prospect Shakur Stevenson wants to challenge IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington, and he's willing to come to the UK to do it The post Shakur Stevenson targets Josh Warrington appeared first on Boxing News....
18:32, 07/15/2019

Nothing but the Truth: A Q&A With Bryan Stevenson, Subject of HBO’s True Justice Montgomery, Alabama, exists as a paradox. It is here that slavers sold other human beings at market, and where a young Rosa Parks set off a campaign that eventually desegregated a nation. In Montgomery, in the shadow of the state capitol building, th...
15:32, 06/26/2019

Bryan Stevenson: the lawyer devoting his life to fighting injustice Michael B Jordan is to play him in a new film – but first a documentary tells the incredible true story of a man taking on America’s criminal justice systemIn the 30 years since he founded the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, Bryan St...
03:32, 06/26/2019

Asian Games gold medalist tests positive for doping with EPO MONACO (AP) — Asian Games steeplechase champion Hossein Keyhani has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for EPO. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Keyhani was sent a “notice of allegation” about his disciplinary case. He f...
09:00, 05/22/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF, says the Mexican walker’s ban for taking anabolic steroids to...
04:16, 05/10/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for four years for doping MONACO — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF, says the Mexican walker’s ban for taking anabolic steroids took ef...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Cramer: The FAA should have been tougher on Boeing CNBC's Jim Cramer gives his first take on the Wall Street Journal report that Boeing did not inform airlines that it disabled a key safety feature....
08:48, 04/29/2019

Game 6 Just Got A Lot Tougher For The Sharks The Sharks will not have Erik Karlsson or Tomas Hertl for Game 6 tonight, and Joe Pavelski is a game-time decision. By the low, low standards set by a disastrous Game 5, the news could be worse. Joe Pavelski could be definitely out instead of just po...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Broken bee? Spelling experts say tougher words are out there OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The future of the Scripps National Spelling Bee may appear bleak after eight kids were declared co-champions because bee organizers ran out of difficult words. But the ex-spellers and personal coaches who helped crack the code o...
15:16, 05/31/2019

| Tougher for teen to win men's Slam than women - Federer Roger Federer believes there's no reason why 15-year-old Coco Gauff can't win a Grand Slam, but doesn't expect to see a similar breakout performance for the men....
23:32, 07/06/2019

FDA Orders Tougher Warnings for Sleep Aids The Food and Drug Administration said it would require some commonly prescribed sleep aids to carry the agency’s toughest boxed warning for potential serious risks following reports of at least 20 deaths....
06:00, 05/01/2019

Nadal's draw gets tougher with resurgent Tsonga in third round After Rafa Nadal won a thrilling four-set encounter with Nick Kyrgios, the Spaniard repeated his lament that he had got a tough draw at the All England Club, ahead of his third-round clash against Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Saturday....
01:49, 07/06/2019

| Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules Ameesha Chauhan, who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred from climbing the world's highest peak....
04:48, 05/27/2019

Lyft built a scooter for sharing that's tougher and more comfortable Lyft is the next big scooter sharing service to unveil a two-wheeler that's better at enduring real-world abuse. Its new model touts a "more durable build" that stands a greater chance of surviving the outdoors. Your ride should be less jarrin...
15:32, 06/14/2019

Sarfaraz Admits It Has Become Tougher For Pakistan After Loss To India Pakistan were not able to make use of the overcast conditions and allowed the Indian openers to score freely, leaving India to pile up a big 336/5 which Pakistan failed to chase down....
04:00, 06/17/2019

Red Bull-Honda F1 win "surprise" after tougher start than expected Red Bull and Honda were "surprised" to score their first Formula 1 win together in Austria because Mercedes being "almost perfect" meant the season started tougher than expected...
08:32, 07/04/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-...
13:16, 05/25/2019

Mount Everest 'Traffic Jam' Survivor Calls For Tougher Rules Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred to prevent a recurrence of this year's deadly......
20:48, 05/27/2019

Florida governor signs law enacting tougher hazing measures Florida governor Ron DeSantis signed into law late Tuesday tougher measures against hazing after, in part, the 2017 death of student Andrew Coffey.        ...
16:32, 06/26/2019

Looming Facebook Fine Points to a Tougher Cop on the Tech Beat The Federal Trade Commission’s coming resolution of its yearlong investigation of alleged privacy lapses at Facebook looms as a defining moment for U.S. policy on consumer data....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got tougher Thursday for the former Marine and close a...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Golf: Tougher conditions at U.S. Open as early wave heads out The U.S. Open birdie-fest looked ready to come to an end as cool, overcast conditions greeted the morning wave at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Friday, with overnight leader Justin Rose and Tiger Woods out on the course....
09:32, 06/14/2019

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to cross the border before the deadline....
12:48, 06/15/2019

1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage law...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves BALTIMORE (AP) — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially ...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Exclusive: New training document for asylum screenings reflects tougher U.S. stance The Trump administration has revised training guidelines for asylum officers in ways that could make it harder for migrants seeking refuge in the United States to pass an initial screening....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Fifa to hand out tougher punishments for racist incidents and financial disputes Fifa has significantly updated its disciplinary code for the first time in 15 years, with major changes made to how it deals with discrimination and financial disputes, football's world governing body has announced....
16:32, 07/11/2019

New Zealand Seeks Global Support for Tougher Measures on Online Violence In the wake of the terrorist attack on Muslim mosques, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is calling for a united effort against the biggest internet companies....
11:48, 05/12/2019

Elon Musk Reaches Deal With the SEC Requiring Tougher Oversight of His Bad Tweets Elon Musk has reached a deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission following a dispute over his bad tweets and what he can—or more specifically, can’t—share on the platform after he was accused of violating the terms of an earlier agreement. It...
10:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. soccer cruises past Chile, points toward tougher World Cup tests It didn't equal their record-setting opening rout, but the Americans performed with ferocity and expertise while showing off their depth in clinching a spot in the round of 16....
15:16, 06/16/2019

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter introduce new and more stringent carbon targets next year, according to experts and policy advisors...
01:48, 07/02/2019

White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Violence Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online....
10:32, 05/15/2019

In Oregon, a Murder Conviction Adds to Calls for Tougher Hate Crime Punishments A white supremacist convicted of the state’s first hate crime murder in decades could have received more jail time under a change to state law being pushed by Oregon’s attorney general....
12:16, 04/28/2019

Gold up, Silver up The May gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,285.70 an ounce — up $2.20. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.73 an ounce — up 2 cents....
12:48, 05/10/2019

This is how the silver Galaxy S10+ looks... you still can't have it, though! There are two things Samsung likes to do — release a new color for its Galaxy S line some months after the phone's official launch, and lock some color options to certain international markets. Such is the case with the new Ceramic Silver version, wh...
03:16, 06/19/2019

Samsung has created a silver Galaxy S10+ but you can't have it The Galaxy S10+ is already available in a wide range of colors including Prism Green, Flamingo Pink, and the new Cardinal Red. But if none of these finishes tickle your fancy, maybe this next color will. There’s just one problem.Called Prism Silver, ...
08:32, 06/06/2019

Gold falls, Silver rises The June gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,338.70 an ounce — down $1.40. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.81 an ounce — up 3 cents....
14:00, 06/17/2019

Gold rises, Silver unchanged The May gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,296.30 an ounce — up $1.60. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.75 an ounce — unchanged....
12:48, 05/15/2019

Silver wants half of new NBA refs to be women NBA commissioner Adam Silver, noting that two of the past five referees added to the NBA ranks from the G League were women, says he wants half of all new game officials joining the league to be women and would like to see teams hire female coaches....
18:16, 05/09/2019

10 boxers who swapped the ring for the silver screen Mike Tyson, Jack Dempsey and Roy Jones Jnr are just a few of the boxers who have flexed their acting chops The post 10 boxers who swapped the ring for the silver screen appeared first on Boxing News....
08:32, 07/09/2019

Apple's silver linings are not enough to offset the storms It wasn't hard for Apple to not disappoint Wall Street with expectations as low as they were, but it's clear that Apple is putting a brave face on what was another rough quarter....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Silver: Insights into the Unfolding Chart Pattern On Nov. 14, 2018, silver had been declining for 5 months when EWI called for a low. It turned out that silver's price bottomed that very day. Now, learn what our analysts anticipate next. Take a look at these two silver charts......
09:00, 05/01/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs _ and coaches WASHINGTON (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too. In an appearance Thursday for The Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Silver said t...
14:32, 05/09/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs -- and coaches NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Adam Silver: NBA could abolish 'one-and-done' policy by 2022 NBA Commissioner Adam Silver believes the "one-and-done" policy that prevents high school players from immediately joining the NBA could be abolished by 2022....
17:00, 05/12/2019

TVS NTorq 125 Launched In New Matte Silver Colour TVS Motor Company has announced the launch of a new Matte Silver shade for its popular 125 cc scooter - TVS NTorq 125. The new colour has been launched to commemorate the NTorq 125 becoming the most......
02:00, 06/25/2019

Silver: NBA needs 'enforceable' free-agency rules Adam Silver acknowledged the NBA has "work to do" with enforcement of rules after several star players changed teams through deals that were apparently agreed upon before the official start of free agency....
22:32, 07/09/2019

Sony Still Has Plans for Silver Sable and the Black Cat Also, in the least surprising news, Tom Hardy will be back for Venom 2. The remake of The Craft has found a member of its coven. Josh Gad continues to deny his involvement in The Batman. Space Jam 2 rustles up some top basketball talent. Plus, what’s...
08:48, 06/24/2019

Silver Alert issued for missing man from Colorado MESA, Ariz. – A Silver Alert has been issued for 92-year-old Ventura Liufau, a man visiting Mesa from Colorado. Liufau is in Mesa visiting family and does not know the area well. He was last seen near Country Club and Baseline in Mesa, Ariz. He...
19:00, 07/06/2019

78-year-old man found safe after Silver Alert MESA, Ariz. – The Apache Junction Police Department has called off a Silver Alert for 78-year-old Marcus Schluter. He has been found safe and in good health. According to AJPD, Schluter was last seen June 12 around noon, checking out of his hot...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Silver after Drake confab: 'We're in a good place' Raptors superfan Drake met with NBA commissioner Adam Silver prior to the start of the NBA Finals to discuss Drake's conduct on the sidelines. During Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, the rapper grabbed Toronto coach Nick Nurse by the shoulder...
22:00, 05/30/2019

10 actors who portrayed boxers on the silver screen It’s not easy being a boxer, and it’s almost as difficult playing one on screen. But these 10 actors brought boxers to life in Hollywood movies The post 10 actors who portrayed boxers on the silver screen appeared first on Boxing News....
13:48, 07/16/2019

NBA: League looks to Africa as next growth area - Silver NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a state of the league address on Thursday that sounded more like a foreign policy briefing that underscored the league's international ambition....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Producer Joel Silver is getting $8M Jeff Koons sculpture after all Silver, who produced “The Matrix,” sued the Gagosian Gallery for not delivering “Balloon Venus Hohlen Fels,” a Koons sculpture that Silver agreed to buy in 2014....
13:16, 06/10/2019

Yankees can’t crack Rays in loss that has one big silver lining ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The math indicates the Yankees walked away from a weekend at Tropicana Field with a push of a four-game series against the Rays. It’s true they won the first two games and dropped the final pair, but scratch a little deep...
15:32, 07/07/2019

Ice from the Alps reveals Europeans ditched gold for silver in AD 660 The people of north-west Europe embraced a silver currency instead of gold in the seventh century, and this may have fuelled a post-Roman economic boom...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Fellow Knicks rookie is silver lining to another RJ Barrett dud LAS VEGAS — Oddly, the Knicks seem to have better luck with their second-round draft picks than their lottery picks lately. In the second game at the Las Vegas Summer League, second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis stole the show from fellow Canadian RJ B...
00:00, 07/08/2019

Silver Alert issued for missing Peoria woman Peoria, Ariz.- The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for 72-year-old Mary Endreson. She was last seen leaving her apartment on foot at 9415 N. 99th Avenue in Peoria, Ariz. She is described as 5 feet 4 inches, white hair...
04:00, 06/18/2019

Adam Silver: ‘Line needs to be drawn’ on Drake, superfans TORONTO — NBA commissioner Adam Silver addressed his concern with Drake’s eccentric sideline theatrics and the league’s recent discussion with the Raptors about the team’s superfan. Silver revealed the league office also contacted Drake and his manag...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Commissioner Silver wants half of new NBA referees and coaches to be women NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday made a call for more gender diversity among referees and head coaches in a league he has overseen for five years....
17:32, 05/09/2019

Adam Silver reveals advice he’s given to Zion Williamson TORONTO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he has already offered presumed No. 1 overall draft pick Zion Williamson advice on enjoying the process of entering the league. Silver, who appears on the latest episode of PodcastOne Sports Now with A...
10:00, 06/02/2019

The silver lining to RJ Barrett’s latest Knicks performance LAS VEGAS — Knicks fan can breathe a little bit easier today. The Knicks new lottery pick, RJ Barrett, came on late to secure a double-double but their 2018 lottery pick Kevin Knox II had a brutal 3-of-15, four–turnover performance as the Knicks were...
23:16, 07/09/2019

In Silver's Slide, Another Sign of Global-Growth Worries The price of silver has fallen to its lowest level relative to gold in more than 26 years, a sign of slowing global growth to analysts who use the relationship between the two metals to gauge momentum in the global economy....
23:16, 06/02/2019

Adam Silver: NBA stopped using term ‘owner’ years ago While some NBA teams have begun backing away from the term “owner” because of racial insensitivity, commissioner Adam Silver says the league hasn’t used it in years. Multiple teams, including the Los Angeles Clippers and the Philade...
09:32, 06/24/2019

Silver Alert issued for missing vulnerable adult SHOW LOW, Ariz – The Arizona Department of Public Safety has issued a silver alert for 87-year-old Lucy Garcia Anaya. According to officials, Anaya has Alzheimer’s and she was last seen around 3 p.m. leaving the Walmart located at 5401 S ...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Punjab Likely To Be Silver Lining For Congress, Exit Polls Predict The two-year-old government of Amarinder Singh in Punjab, which the BJP hoped was facing some amount of anti-incumbency, could fare the best among the Congress-ruled states, exit polls predicted on......
20:32, 05/19/2019

Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Gets New Silver Colour Option For India India Kawasaki Motor has introduced a new colour scheme on the Ninja 1000 sports tourer. The 2019 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 now gets the metallic matte fusion silver paint scheme and is available for the......
14:00, 07/03/2019

Lithuanian stripped of London 2012 canoe silver medal: IOC Lithuanian Jevgenij Shuklin, who won silver in Canoe Sprint at the London 2012 Olympics, has been stripped of his medal after re-tests of his sample were positive for a banned substance, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday....
07:32, 06/12/2019

Gold/Silver Options Skews: Upside Risk Ahead? Do out-of-the-money put options in gold and silver offer any investment guidance? We created a model of a fully-funded long futures position to find out....
06:16, 05/07/2019

Daniel Roberts Runs Epic 13.00 for NCAA 110H Silver Daniel Roberts comes up short in the 110m hurdles – Photo by Chet White, UK Athletics AUSTIN, Texas – Kentucky track and field junior Daniel Roberts equaled the previous 40-year-old collegiate record, 13 seconds flat, en route to an epic NCAA 1...
22:16, 06/07/2019

Rentals in Silver Spring bring citylike living to the suburbs With so many shops, restaurants and entertainment options within walking distance, and Metro just steps away, you may not even need a car if you live here....
05:32, 05/13/2019

Adam Silver Calls for More Gender Diversity in N.B.A. Officiating and Coaching In a talk in Washington, the N.B.A. commissioner also said that the Golden State Warriors were “not ideal” for the competitive balance of the league....
16:16, 05/09/2019

The (End)Game of Thrones: Mythical pet redemption, VFX, and finale silver linings Enlarge / The Stark children during happier times? (Back in April when the final season of Game of Thrones premiered in Belfast and no one else knew what was coming.) (credit: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for HBO) Like many workplaces, the Ars Orbital HQ ...
08:16, 05/21/2019

Issa Rae Options Tayari Jones’ Novel Silver Sparrow, Which Follows the Daughters of a Bigamist Imagine having one book in the hottest book club known to man and named-checked by the Obamas—and then, having another book being optioned for adaptation. Well, Tayari Jones doesn’t have to imagine it—she’s living it!...
13:32, 05/15/2019

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league needs 'enforceable' free agency rules NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he believes the league has "work to do" when it comes to free agency and making sure the league finds more "enforceable" rules to prevent tampering....
06:48, 07/10/2019

Lucha Libre wrestler Silver King dies at London performance LONDON (AP) — A well-known Mexican wrestler who co-starred in the comedy “Nacho Libre” has died of a suspected heart attack after collapsing on stage in London. Cesar Cuauhtemoc Gonzalez Barron, the lucha libre star known as Silver King, ...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Silver Jews offshoot band Purple Mountains announces new album David Berman is ready to release new music, but it’s not with his regular group Silver Jews. That band is still broken up, and has been for over a decade, so Berman is back with a new album and a new single from his new band Purple Mountains. This co...
16:48, 05/19/2019

Laugher and Goodfellow strike World Series gold and silver in London "Jack Laugher MBE and Dan Goodfellow produced a pair of stunning performances to secure a Great Britain 1-2 in the Men’s 3m Springboard at the London leg of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series."...
19:48, 05/18/2019

Adam Silver: Smart teams like Nets rewarded in free agency LAS VEGAS — There has always been a concern about big market-small market disparities in the NBA, and five of the league’s superstars ended up in either New York or Los Angeles this offseason. But NBA commissioner Adam Silver isn’t concerned after wa...
23:16, 07/09/2019

Okay, So Breakdancing Might Really Become an Olympic Sport Hip-hop’s cultural impact is undeniable and it appears that it’s one step closer to infiltrating what was once considered unimaginable—the Olympics....
15:32, 06/26/2019

The Week in Arts: One Ariana Grande, Two Stadiums; Toni Morrison on the Silver Screen The recording artist headlines Madison Square Garden, a play plumbs the gay experience in Uganda and the Nobel Prize-winning novelist anchors a new documentary....
00:32, 06/15/2019

Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk....
16:48, 05/16/2019

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian airlines, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines....
23:48, 06/02/2019

Silver King: wrestler and Nacho Libre star dies at London show Cesar Barron had a heart attack during performance at the Roundhouse in Camden, according to industry reportsA former World Championship Wrestling star wrestler has died after collapsing during a show in London, it is reported.Silver King – who playe...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Silver King, Mexican Wrestler, Dies in Ring During Lucha Libre Match César González Barrón, who appeared in the 2006 movie “Nacho Libre,” became unresponsive during a bout in London. No cause of death has been released....
08:16, 05/12/2019

Anthony Joshua finds silver lining as Deontay Wilder plan collapses Anthony Joshua’s plan was this: He was going to successfully defend his IBF, WBO and WBA heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr. on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden and then meet with Deontay Wilder soon after to discuss a mega-fight for the ...
01:32, 05/31/2019

Men's Round-up: Thiem fights through "Fourth seed Dominic Thiem needed four sets to beat 22-year-old American Tommy Paul but eventually progressed to the second round, winning 6-4 4-6 7-6(5) 6-2."...
14:16, 05/27/2019

What to watch for in the PFL's second round of fights As fighters jockey for spots in the PFL playoffs and postseason positioning, these are the bouts at PFL 4, PFL 5 and PFL 6 to keep a particularly close eye on....
01:48, 06/21/2019

10 heavyweight fights on the horizon 10 heavyweight fights that either will or could be happening in the near future The post 10 heavyweight fights on the horizon appeared first on Boxing News....
17:32, 06/18/2019

MMA fights we want made by the end of 2019 While fans have seen some stellar fights in the first half of 2019, ESPN's MMA reporters give their matchups that would conclude the year with a flourish....
08:16, 07/16/2019

Fights to make before the end of 2019 So far, so good for the first part of 2019. But what other big fights can be made the rest of the year? Steve Kim has a list of bouts, their chances of being made and the fights that we will see instead....
08:48, 07/09/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
08:48, 07/09/2019

Olympic Games Are Getting More Competitive for Advertisers The Olympic Games remain advertising gold—so much so that exclusive sponsorship deals are becoming much costlier for the world’s most powerful companies....
03:48, 06/25/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,' CEO Sarah Hirshland says....
23:00, 06/20/2019

USOC changes name to US Olympic & Paralympic Committee CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee is changing its name to include the Paralympic movement. The organization will be known as the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee under a change approved Thursday by the board of directors. The name will be ...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, and other assorted grifters jockeying for influence and money while also trying to put on the largest...
16:00, 05/22/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-Societe Generale resigns as London gold and silver market maker The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) said Societe Generale had resigned as a market maker for gold and silver, as France's third-largest bank pushes ahead with a downsizing of its commodities business....
08:32, 04/30/2019

‘Nacho Libre’ wrestler Silver King dies after collapsing in the ring A well-known Mexican wrestler who co-starred in the comedy "Nacho Libre" has died of a suspected heart attack after collapsing on stage in London.        ...
15:16, 05/12/2019

Artur Beterbiev: ‘I want unification fights’ Artur Beterbiev and Jerwin Ancajas defend their world titles The post Artur Beterbiev: ‘I want unification fights’ appeared first on Boxing News....
15:32, 05/05/2019

Suburbs return to Trump, GOP fights to keep them When the 2018 elections practically wiped out GOP members from suburban districts, the party went into a panic. But since, the suburban vote, especially among women, has come back to the Republicans as the economy has surged....
05:16, 05/21/2019

Agent: Khabib wants 3 fights in next 11 months UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov would like to defend his title three times over the next 11 months, his agent told ESPN, with a strong desire to fight Georges St-Pierre next April....
16:00, 05/05/2019

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country....
22:32, 06/13/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man in Sardinia Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
05:48, 07/09/2019

Hayter reassesses ambitions as Olympic bid comes into view "Rising cycling star Ethan Hayter says his focus will soon switch back to the track and the Tokyo Olympics next year after a strong showing at the Tour de Yorkshire."...
08:48, 05/06/2019

| Mexican Olympic athlete banned for doping World and Olympic 20km walk silver medallist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez of Mexico has been banned for four years for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit said Friday....
05:48, 05/10/2019

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergei Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee has promised to investigate startling new allegations that nine of its members – including pole vault legen...
07:16, 07/05/2019

| IOC reforms Olympic host city race The IOC has adopted a host of reforms to streamline the troubled process of hosting and awarding the Olympic Games in a bid to avoid having "too many losers"....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began learning if they landed tickets. The answer is going t...
21:16, 06/19/2019

Former Olympic kayaker Ferguson to defend America's Cup Former Olympic swimmer and kayaker Steven Ferguson has become the latest top-class athlete to join Team New Zealand as they confirmed their squad for the defense of the America's Cup in 2021 in Auckland....
04:48, 06/27/2019

Olympic champ Harrison looks to win big, grow upstart PFL Kayla Harrison made an Army veteran tap out and moved closer to cashing in on the richest fight of her pro career: her search for gold over, Harrison can stake her claim to $1 million in the PFL Championship....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 "Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships."...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Ukraine eyes Olympic bid despite economic struggles Ukraine's new president has asked officials to consider a bid to host the Olympics, even with the economy still recovering from years of turmoil       ...
09:32, 07/16/2019

Opinion: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver blew it with soft penalty for Warriors' minority owner The popular commissioner didn't come down hard enough on Mark Stevens, failing to protect the NBA's image and the players who are vulnerable.        ...
18:32, 06/06/2019

NBA approves coach's challenge; Adam Silver discusses improving free agency process The NBA has approved a coach's challenge for the 2019-20 season. Adam Silver also said league will spend time figuring out better free agency system.       ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

The UFC needs a better plan for Anderson Silva's final fights After one of the most dominant runs in UFC history as middleweight champion from 2006 to 2013, Anderson Silva has just one win over the past six years -- and part of his legacy still hangs in the balance....
10:00, 05/08/2019

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Dan Evans fights back in Nottingham to keep winning run going "Dan Evans extended his winning run to seven matches to reach the quarter-finals of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham with a 6-2 2-6 7-5 victory."...
15:16, 06/14/2019

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. in New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court on Monday began hearing arguments in the seven-ye...
03:48, 06/10/2019

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said....
13:00, 07/15/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after shooting BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and another man was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983. Officials say that lawmaker Héctor Oliva...
10:00, 05/09/2019

In Plastic-Bag Wars, the Industry Fights Back The backlash against single-use plastic has engulfed straws, bags and takeout containers, but the plastics industry is fighting back, arguing alternatives can be worse for the environment and disruptive for businesses....
15:00, 05/20/2019

Fights over lampposts could delay 5G rollout in the U.K. by two years In the U.K., 5G transmitters must be placed on a group of structures that are taller than a double-decker bus. According to The Guardian, this has turned lampposts into hot properties in the region because they are lined up close to each other and ar...
14:48, 05/19/2019

MSG mega-fights may be as one-sided as their betting action LAS VEGAS — Big-time boxing returns to Madison Square Garden the next two Saturday nights in what are likely to be tune-ups for hopefully bigger fights down the road. This Saturday is headlined by the long-awaited debut in America of Anthony Joshua (...
11:00, 06/01/2019

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal to his bulging trophy cabinet....
05:48, 06/12/2019

USA sevens sparkle at Twickenham to secure Olympic spot Eagles, NZ and Fiji ensure qualification for Tokyo GamesCoach Mike Friday: ‘I’m so proud and pleased for all the boys’ The USA on Saturday become the first men’s rugby sevens team to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year, after winning the...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
06:16, 06/26/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former president to step aside in an alleged vote-buying scheme to land next year's Tokyo Games     ...
03:48, 06/27/2019

Skateboarders raise their game as Olympic qualifiers begin LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Being an Olympic sport is starting to bring a different vibe to skateboarding. With a promise from the IOC to keep the spirit of the sport intact as it makes its debut at the Tokyo Games next year, skateboarders are raising ...
14:32, 06/13/2019

McIlroy chooses Ireland over Britain for Olympic golf Rory McIlroy is "most likely" to play next year's Olympic golf in Tokyo and would represent Ireland rather than Britain, the Northern Irishman said on Tuesday....
11:16, 05/14/2019

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts TOKYO (AP) — An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as “decoration” but federations view as “e...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal....
11:16, 05/14/2019

Milan Olympic bid promoter is convicted of doctoring paperwork The mayor who successfully championed Milan's bid to win the 2026 Winter Olympics has been convicted of fiddling paperwork in his previous role as head of the 2015 Milan Expo world fair, a court ruled on Friday....
06:48, 07/05/2019

Armani unveils Italian Olympic team uniforms during MFW Giorgio Armani put a sporty accent on Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week, with an Emporio Armani collection that accented active wear. And he introduced his fifth official uniform for the Italian Olympic and Paralympic teams competing in Japan next year....
11:00, 06/15/2019

Olympic legends deny taking bribes for Rio de Janeiro bid Ukraine's Sergey Bubk and Russia's Alexander Popov have said allegations against them relating to Rio's successful 2016 bid are false. Popov said he did not even vote for the Brazilian city, which beat Madrid....
17:00, 07/05/2019

Olympic chief sympathizes with Semenya, respects CAS decision Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Saturday he had sympathy for Caster Semenya but respected the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision that means the South African athlete will have to reduce her testosterone levels to compete....
21:32, 05/03/2019

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in December....
13:16, 07/03/2019

Biathlon: Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships....
09:32, 05/17/2019

IOC to change process of Olympic bid races, host elections LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC is changing how and when it picks Olympic hosts, and will approach candidates who can be from multiple cities or countries. Stung by losing recent public votes in Europe and Canada, the International Olympic Commi...
04:48, 06/26/2019

IOC: India's back in the running to host Olympic events The International Olympic Committee lifted a ban Thursday that's kept India from bidding for Olympic events, after its government promised to grant visas to all athletes competing at such competitions....
15:48, 06/21/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the Olympic body last year, its CEO Sarah Hirshland said on Saturday....
10:48, 06/22/2019

Boxing chief criticizes IOC comments on Olympic competition The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament if the sport's federation can't get its affairs in order  ...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Sayers to be presented with Olympic bronze at Anniversary Games "Goldie Sayers will receive her Olympic bronze medal in front of a home crowd at the Anniversary Games more than ten years after throwing a British record in Beijing."...
12:00, 06/12/2019

Paddle surfing still plotting Olympic course despite ownership dispute Paddle surfers could yet be racing for gold medals down the River Seine at the 2024 Olympics if a row over who controls the sport is resolved soon, the head of the Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) believes....
15:00, 05/18/2019

McLaughlin upstages Olympic champion Muhammad in Oslo World junior record holder Sydney McLaughlin upstaged Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad to win the women's 400 meters hurdles race at the Bislett Games on Thursday....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Abrams fights ‘broad’ subpoena in GA ethics investigation ATLANTA (AP) — The nationally watched race for Georgia governor between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp was decided months ago. But proxy battles emanating from it are still raging. Abrams’ campaign on Friday delivered over 3,6...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Daniel Dubois: ‘The big fights are right there. I just need to knock Nathan Gorman out the way’ Daniel Dubois is itching for the talk to finish and the fight to start, writes John Dennen The post Daniel Dubois: ‘The big fights are right there. I just need to knock Nathan Gorman out the way’ appeared first on Boxing News....
10:16, 07/10/2019

Boxing champ Lebedev retires after fights fall through Former world cruiserweight boxing champion Denis Lebedev has retired aged 39 after a lengthy and colorful career       ...
06:48, 07/11/2019

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing's MAX showstopper Airbus sealed deals with big name buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back from the potential loss of a major customer a day earlier when IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet....
15:16, 06/19/2019

It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns attention to America Josh Warrington speaks after a controversial split decision win over Kid Galahad in Leeds The post It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns attention to America appeared first on Boxing News....
03:48, 06/17/2019

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him at bay until fully clothed cops arrived. “I’ve noticed I run faster naked — semi-naked a...
09:48, 06/05/2019

LaCroix Fights Sales Drop as Rivals Bubble Up LaCroix’s faintly flavored bubbly water drove an explosion of sales in its corner of the beverage market. Now, as parent National Beverage Corp. prepares to report results Wednesday, rivals are winning over some consumers....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Weinstein fights sex trafficking claims in actress’ lawsuit NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers are arguing against the sex trafficking claims of an actress the disgraced movie-making mogul says is trying to capitalize on the legal successes of other women. The lawyers filed papers Friday in fede...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing showstopper Airbus sealed plane deals with industry heavyweights Bill Franke and American Airlines on Wednesday, bouncing back from the potential loss of a major customer a day earlier when IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet....
07:48, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Florida sheriff fights accusations of negligence TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing reviewing the suspension of a Florida sheriff who oversaw the Parkland shooting response (all times local): 7 p.m. The Florida sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting is...
19:32, 06/18/2019

NASA fights to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades NASA's Voyager probes are still out there, exploring interstellar space 42 years after they left our planet. To keep them running all these years with generators that are 40 percent less powerful than they were decades ago -- and which are produ...
07:32, 07/13/2019

French Open fan fights with kid for sweaty towel, is a big jerk You’re never too old to be a superfan — even though you really should be. Tennis fans flocked to Roland Garros for the opening day of the French Open, but rather than be content to soak up the atmosphere of the newly renovated facility in Paris, one ...
19:32, 05/26/2019

TFD fights early morning house fire on Stone _____ Fire crews responded to the call of a house fire on North Stone early Sunday morning. Tucson Fire Dept. says someone saw a fire through the front door as they drove by the home in the 1400 block of North Stone. The caller approached the home an...
16:48, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Pagenaud fights for job by winning Indy 500 pole INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Simon Pagenaud has won the pole for the Indianapolis 500, strengthening his case for keeping his job at Team Penske. Pagenaud averaged 229.992 mph in four laps...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Blogger Tries To Eat Octopus Alive, It Latches Onto Her And Fights Back A video that has gone massively viral online shows a live-streaming host trying to film herself while eating an octopus alive. Unluckily for her, the octopus decides to fight back and latches itself......
06:32, 05/09/2019

NFL lineman Malik McDowell fights policeman after getting tased On the field, Malik McDowell rose through the ranks fighting through blocks. Off the field, he apparently fights through tasers. The 6-foot-6, 300-pound defensive lineman was pulled over in Lathrup Village, Michigan in February after a police officer...
12:16, 07/09/2019

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Bigtboys transgender men’s soccer team is counting on Brazil’s love of soccer to help fight prejudice amid a growing conservative tide. For the two dozen players, the training pitch is one of the few places where...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Walmart fights back against Amazon with one-day shipping in some U.S. markets Walmart Inc is stepping up its battle with Amazon.com Inc by offering one-day delivery without a shipping fee, weeks after Amazon announced a similar offer - a move that will intensify the race to deliver orders to shoppers faster....
21:48, 05/13/2019

Former FIFA official fights life ban for bribery in court Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi has been challenging his life ban for bribery and corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport       ...
10:16, 07/04/2019

Teen girl fights off kidnapper during attempted abduction _____ A 13-year-old girl was walking home from school when a man followed and tried to grab her. The girl fought off the attacker and her brother chased after the suspect, and police used surveillance video to arrest a 24-year-old man....
19:00, 07/06/2019

Golf: Rose fights off challenges to stay top at U.S. Open Birdies were harder to come by at the U.S. Open on Friday but a rock steady Justin Rose had enough of them to take a two-shot clubhouse lead midway through the second round at a chilly Pebble Beach Golf Links....
18:00, 06/14/2019

Fights break out at Utah youth center; several injured Utah media are reporting multiple injuries and at least one person in custody after what appears to be a riot broke out at a residential center for adolescents....
23:32, 04/28/2019

Her Book in Limbo, Naomi Wolf Fights Back After her American publisher delayed her new book, “Outrages,” over accuracy concerns, she is responding with a strategy mixing scholarly peer review and damage control....
03:00, 07/09/2019

The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history The tragic story of 1991's Fight of the Year between Robert Quiroga and Kid Akeem The post The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history appeared first on Boxing News....
21:48, 06/14/2019

Federer fights off match points to advance in Rome Third-seeded Roger Federer saved two match points in a third-set tiebreaker against Croatia's Borna Coric to advance to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome on Thursday....
19:16, 05/16/2019

13-year-old fights off would-be kidnapper on Long Island: cops A tough 13-year-old thwarted a sicko’s attempt to grab her on her way home from a Long Island middle school, police said Wednesday. The teen first spotted the man — with whom she had no prior interaction — at approximately 12:20 p.m...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Ticketmaster fights ticket fraud with 'refreshing' barcodes Ticketmaster is trying a new way to combat ticket fraud: make the ticket change on its own. It's introducing a SafeTix system that gives ticket buyers a unique, encrypted barcode that refreshes every few seconds. You can't copy the ticket...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Dutch Olympic champion completes 195-kilometer charity swim THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Olympic long-distance swimming champion Maarten van der Weijden has completed a marathon swim along the route of a famous Dutch speedskating race to raise money for cancer research. Van der Weijden completed the 195-kilo...
11:16, 06/24/2019

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, won an appeal on Thursday against his lifetime ban from the games....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Olympic boxing body mulls legal fight against IOC inquiry The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing legal action and formal complaints against Olympic officials as it awaits the results of an IOC inquiry into its integrity        ...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Olympic cycling champ Sanchez accepts doping sanction AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Former Olympic road race champion Samuel Sanchez has accepted a two-year doping ban from cycling. The International Cycling Union says it reached a deal with the Spanish rider, who presented evidence that his failed drug tes...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Special Olympic Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ will launch in July A web page posted by Japan's largest wireless carrier, NTT Docomo (via SamMobile), reveals that Samsung is offering a special Olympics Games Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+. The 2020 Summer Olympic games will be held in Tokyo, Japan next year from...
23:16, 05/17/2019

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
04:16, 05/17/2019

Doping: CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from taking part in the Olympic Games, court documents published on Thursday showed...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics       ...
10:16, 06/19/2019

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament.       ...
02:16, 06/20/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others to be aware of the symptoms that could indicate they are enduring a similar episode....
20:16, 05/02/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games has received an unexpected shot in the arm after the IOC revealed it will likely provid...
03:16, 05/06/2019

IOC lifts suspension on Kuwaiti Olympic body imposed in 2015 The IOC says it has fully lifted a suspension from Kuwait's Olympic committee, imposed in 2015 when the national government passed a law that compromised the independence of sports bodies       ...
08:48, 07/05/2019

IOC strips Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Olympic inquiry panel chairman Nenad Lalovic says AIBA created “ver...
04:48, 06/26/2019

Olympic champion Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rules Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her appeal against rules that mean middle distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone must take medication to reduce it....
14:00, 05/01/2019

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released...
05:48, 06/19/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
05:16, 05/23/2019

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’s ban will end on May 7, 2023, when she will be 38. Kirwa, who was born in Kenya but switched nationa...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Race walker asks court for Olympic status for women’s 50K LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — World champion race walker Inês Henriques is aiming for gender equality by asking the Court of Arbitration for Sport to add the women’s 50-kilometer event to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. CAS says it will hear her appeal...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
01:48, 06/11/2019

Hefty Raises, Olympic Gold, and Then Crumbs for U.S. Women’s Hockey Two years after threatening a boycott to gain better pay and benefits, the American women wonder whether the future of their sport is as bright as the present....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Olympic ice dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship' The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fictionThere’s a guy at a bar nursing a drink. He looks up and catches the eye of a girl nearby. They share a knowing g...
02:32, 06/18/2019

Olympic sports slam Tokyo organizers over cuts at venues GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Olympic sports leaders have criticized Tokyo Games organizers for cutting spending on how events will be presented at venues next year. At the annual conference of Summer Games sports federations Tuesday, senior judo offi...
09:48, 05/07/2019

The E92 BMW M3 GTS Demands Respect Time passes in a very strange way if you don’t pay attention to it. If you’d asked me this morning what year the E92 BMW M3 GTS was released, I’d probably have given an answer much shorter than reality. That reality, a cruel one at that, is that the ...
05:16, 05/07/2019

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in the middle, struggling to keep supply lines open to the Islamic Republic's wilting economy under the t...
17:32, 06/18/2019

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public discourse and lives....
19:48, 07/15/2019

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said. Buddy Ackerman was taking the golden retriever, named Osi, on an early morning walk when a gator em...
16:16, 07/15/2019

Why Katie Taylor needs VADA drug testing for her future fights Olympic star Katie Taylor is now a undisputed professional champion. But she will require more stringent drug testing for her next fight. John Dennen explains The post Why Katie Taylor needs VADA drug testing for her future fights appeared first on B...
10:48, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
08:16, 06/15/2019

Ocasio-Cortez fights against solitary confinement for Paul Manafort Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday took up an unlikely cause — the plight of convicted fraudster Paul Manafort.The progressive lawmaker expressed alarm at reports that President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman would likely be held in ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic comments on social media....
10:00, 06/06/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political football....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks....
18:32, 06/12/2019

I've protected many, Assange tells UK court as he fights U.S. extradition warrant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday his work had protected "many people" and refused to agree to be extradited to the United States to face trial for one of the largest compromises of classified information in history....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court began hearing arguments in the s...
01:32, 06/10/2019

2-year-old with Down syndrome enjoying birthday cards as he fights cancer Freddie Taylor / Team Freddie Facebook CHARLESTON, S.C. (WTHR) — Freddie Taylor is a 2-year-old fighter. He has Down syndrome, and in January, he was diagnosed with leukemia. Freddie is receiving treatment at the cancer program at Medical University ...
12:16, 06/12/2019

My Night: Tony Tubbs explains why 15-round fights should return Tony Tubbs and Greg Page had history and this time, the WBA heavyweight title was on the line. Tubbs tells the full story The post My Night: Tony Tubbs explains why 15-round fights should return appeared first on Boxing News....
06:32, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong’s first female leader Carrie Lam is fighting for her political life, vulnerable to a public that never truly backed her and a leadership in Beijing eager for an end to destabilizing protests...
08:16, 06/15/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Food fights and racial divisions The front-runners of the crowded Democratic presidential contest jostled on Thursday night over issues of race relations and whether the time had come for a new generation of leaders....
22:48, 06/27/2019

Kohl's Is Selling a T-Shirt with a Truck on It That Could Inspire Fights and Riots I don’t think we’ve ever had such a dire story involving Kohl’s department stores before, or even mentioning Kohl’s at all. But there’s a T-shirt for sale at Kohl’s as we speak that appears to have been deliberately designed to ignite a powder keg of...
15:48, 05/28/2019

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by th...
23:48, 05/27/2019

‘Very drunk’ UFC legend BJ Penn fights bouncer outside strip club This struggling MMA legend is taking his talents to the streets – literally. UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn, 40, was caught on video scrapping with a bouncer outside a Honolulu strip club late Monday after he was kicked out for acting “very drunk,” the cl...
08:00, 06/26/2019

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with reports of Bashar Assad's hapless army again resorting to chemical weapons to target civilians while t...
06:32, 05/23/2019

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics say Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionJayne DePotter spent almost a decade making her Michigan jewelr...
02:16, 05/22/2019

New food supplement made from bacteria fights metabolic syndrome A new study finds that taking Akkermansia bacteria in pasteurized form as a food supplement improves metabolic parameters in people with prediabetes....
04:00, 07/03/2019

"We're not Chinese officers": Indonesia fights anti-China disinformation Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation of rumors alleging Chinese involvement in post-election unrest that has raised fears of ethnic violen...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Eugenie Bouchard fights back against ‘absurd’ Instagram criticism There’s more to Eugenie Bouchard’s life than just Instagram filters. The 25-year-old tennis star, who is set to compete at Wimbledon on Tuesday against Slovenia’s Tamara Zidanšek, addressed criticism surrounding her online persona i...
05:16, 07/02/2019

Police say Sierra Vista woman fights off attack by ex-boyfriend SIERRA VISTA – Police have arrested a man on second-degree attempted murder and other charges, after investigators say he kidnapped and assaulted his ex-girlfriend. Sierra Vista Police detectives say Joel Zubiate, 42, forced the woman inside he...
17:16, 06/26/2019

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were struggling to deal with a smaller one....
22:16, 06/29/2019

China Clearly Signals It's Prepared to Use a Key Component in Phones as It Fights U.S. Trade War The Chinese government is showing signs that it’s ready to use rare earth metals as a bargaining chip in the trade war between the U.S. and China that’s escalated over recent weeks. China supplies roughly 80 percent of all rare earth metals used by t...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Jane The Virgin enters stalker mode as she fights against a new status quo Michael is out of the picture, and Jane can’t wait to get back together with Rafael. The problem is that Rafael isn’t interested. It’s unlikely that his relationship with Jane is truly over, but for now he needs space, which Jane is incapable of givi...
21:48, 05/15/2019

On This Day: Roberto Duran edges Sugar Ray Leonard in one of the best fights of all-time David Fletcher reflects on an epic welterweight showdown that saw Roberto Duran cement his place among the immortals The post On This Day: Roberto Duran edges Sugar Ray Leonard in one of the best fights of all-time appeared first on Boxing News....
12:00, 06/20/2019

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold p...
02:48, 06/26/2019

Deontay Wilder eyeing big fights after destroying Dominic Breazeale Deontay Wilder believes they are coming, the mega matchup with Anthony Joshua and the rematch with Tyson Fury. Until then, he moved onto some business with Dominic Breazeale. He took care of it quickly and emphatically. Wilder got back into the win c...
22:32, 05/18/2019

Australian political contender fights back tears over mother Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has fought back tears and won widespread public support as he attacked a newspaper that challenged his version of his mother's life story that inspired his political career....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.Williams, nicknamed Quad...
00:16, 05/22/2019

Australia fall in final but look good for Olympic rugby sevens qualification John Manenti’s side virtually guaranteed berth in TokyoTop-ranked New Zealand win final in Canada Australia lost 21-17 to New Zealand in the final of the women’s rugby sevens world series event in Canada but they took a giant stride towards Olympic q...
22:32, 05/12/2019

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy sea rescue MILAN — A swimmer struggling in the sea off Sardinia soon discovered it was his lucky day. Italian news agency ANSA says the male tourist got in trouble Sunday afternoon after his inflatable swan was carried away by the wind. According to a witness, ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Valentina Vezzali: Six-time Olympic champion… but this bronze was her greatest moment "We revisit Valentina Vezzali’s bronze medal match from London 2012 – a bout that proved you should never give up. Head to the Olympic Channel to watch the full episode: https://oly.ch/2Wz9Z5z"...
06:16, 06/19/2019

Beauty, beasts and Olympic sprints: David Bintley's ballets – in pictures David Bintley, the choreographer and director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, is standing down after 25 years. We look back at some of his most compelling work with the companyBirmingham Royal Ballet: (Un)leashed is on tour Continue reading......
03:00, 06/10/2019

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a deer in Richmond Park....
06:32, 05/22/2019

Russia's Olympic chief regrets IAAF extension of doping ban: TASS Russian Olympic Committee chief Stanislav Pozdnyakov said on Monday he regretted the decision by global athletics governing body IAAF to extend a ban against Russia's athletics federation over doping, TASS news agency reported....
05:32, 06/10/2019

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts an Olympics can truly transform a city: Tokyo. When...
05:16, 06/11/2019

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
16:32, 05/21/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday.A statement from the National Olympic Committee o...
22:32, 05/08/2019

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates        ...
04:32, 05/24/2019

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer American middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald, an Olympic hopeful who publicly chronicled her fight with cancer on social media, died at age 32.       ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it will be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president        ...
05:32, 05/18/2019

Stockholm Olympic bidders confident Swedes will back 2026 Games Officials for Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believe the majority of Swedes will eventually back the project if the city wins the Games on Monday....
10:48, 06/21/2019

| Russian swim star denies taking bribe for backing Rio Olympic bid Russian swimming great Alexander Popov has reacted furiously to allegations he took a bribe in exchange for supporting Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics....
04:16, 07/05/2019

Embattled U.S. Olympic chief Scott Blackmun received $2.4 million severance The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee chairman was scrutinized for the organization's lack of response to sexual assault allegations against gymnastics trainer Larry Nassar....
16:16, 07/03/2019

Italy Wins Vote to Host 2026 Winter Olympic Games (LAUSANNE, Switzerland) — Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years. International Olympic Committee members voted for the long-favored ...
12:16, 06/24/2019

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote Sweden sending heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote       ...
07:48, 06/20/2019

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
11:32, 06/01/2019

Hardened by world title fights Hannah Rankin heads home Hannah Rankin returns from New York with lessons aplenty ahead of Saturday night’s showcase in Glasgow, writes Matt Christie The post Hardened by world title fights Hannah Rankin heads home appeared first on Boxing News....
06:48, 06/11/2019

As New Zealand Fights Online Hate, the Internet’s Darkest Corners Resist If anything, the appetite for material connected to the Christchurch massacre is growing, even as New Zealand tries to deny the accused gunman a platform for his views....
17:48, 07/05/2019

Kevin Durant calls out reporter, fights on Twitter over his ‘worst nightmare’ Kevin Durant proved yet again that he’s the most online NBA superstar out there, and that probably isn’t a good thing. Durant took it upon himself to respond to Fox Sports’ Chris Broussard saying Durant’s “worst nightmar...
18:16, 05/20/2019

In Pataliputra Lok Sabha Seat, Misa Bharti Fights Father's Former Aide Named after the ancient city that was the seat of power during the rule of the mighty kingdom of Magadh, the Pataliputra Lok Sabha constituency is witnessing yet another contest between a former......
16:16, 05/15/2019

Sea Of Class fights for life after colic attack ends filly’s career • Filly had been second-favourite for the Arc• Sea Of Class in intensive care after operationSea Of Class is in intensive care after a devastating attack of colic that has brought her racing career to an end. The news was broken on Sunday morning by ...
06:32, 07/07/2019

Julian Assange appeals against jail for hiding in embassy as he fights extradition Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is appealing against the 50-week prison sentence imposed for hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy for more than seven years, a court heard today....
09:00, 06/14/2019

Good Samaritan fights off a kidnapper dragging woman into woods: cops A Good Samaritan was being hailed a hero for intervening when he spotted a man dragging a woman into the woods off a New Jersey highway last week and said he used a "stick" to pin the attacker to the ground while waiting for police to arrive, a repor...
05:00, 06/11/2019

German biathlon ex-coach fights to get weapons back after extremism accusation Andreas Stitzl had his gun license revoked after German authorities strongly suspected he was part of the far-right Reichsbürger movement. The former biathlon coach has denied the claim and is demanding his guns back....
16:32, 07/10/2019

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
10:32, 05/31/2019

Tesla critic fights company lawsuit, denies he menaced workers In a fiery court filing, Randeep Hothi -- known on Twitter as "Skabooshka" -- said none of the allegations the company made to get a judge to order him to stay away from its factory and employees are true....
09:16, 05/02/2019

Tesla Fights Back on Weak Demand Claims With Big Delivery Push Elon Musk is making calls, Renault doesn’t want human sacrifice, and the United Auto Workers is trying again in Chattanooga. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, May 30, 2019....
09:00, 05/30/2019

After runway entrance, Serena fights through sluggish French Open start Despite a self-admitted frustrating start in her first-round match, Serena Williams was able to make a statement in her come-from-behind victory at Roland Garros....
15:16, 05/27/2019

UK opposition Labour fights off Brexit Party to retain parliament seat Britain's opposition Labour Party held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Farage's insurgent Brexit Party....
20:16, 06/06/2019

Tennis: Putintseva fights back to win maiden singles title in Nuremberg Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva came back from a set down to beat unseeded Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia 4-6 6-4 6-2 and capture her first WTA singles title at the Nuremberg Cup on Saturday....
10:32, 05/25/2019

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico Beach, the carcasses of trees appear by the side of the road, still sprouting from the soil. Some ben...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Trump Mixes Economic and National Security, Plunging the U.S. into Multiple Fights The Trump administration has argued that economic security is national security. But as a consequence, it now finds itself in an economic war on nearly every front....
15:48, 06/08/2019

Germany fights to salvage Iran nuclear deal as deadline looms While the US is busy saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, Germany's foreign minister is working to preserve the Iran nuclear deal. DW takes a look at the timing of his visit, the various actors involved and their goals....
04:16, 06/09/2019

Century After Grandfather's School Expulsion, Harvard Teacher Fights Bias In 1926, Sarah Lewis's grandfather, Shadrach Emmanuel Lee, was expelled from a Brooklyn public high school for asking why black people were not in his history textbook. His teacher told him African......
20:00, 05/03/2019

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
08:16, 07/16/2019

China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal to 2032 China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a multi-year global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday....
07:48, 06/24/2019

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestio...
23:16, 07/15/2019

Breakdancing is one step closer to becoming an Olympic sport at 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of adding breakdancing as a competitive sport for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.       ...
08:48, 06/26/2019

Celtics hiring Kara Lawson, former WNBA, Olympic champ, as assistant coach Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' NBA coaching staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as analyst for the Wizards and ESPN.       ...
18:48, 06/27/2019

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still working with athletes....
09:32, 06/13/2019

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
06:48, 05/30/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya loses landmark case on testosterone levels Athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs) will now have to take medication in order to compete in events ranging from 400-metres to a mile....
06:32, 05/01/2019

Olympic dream lost to cancer, Tatiana Suarez has refocused her pursuit of gold Tatiana Suarez was headed toward Olympic glory in wrestling until cancer stopped her in her tracks. Now she is on a new path in the UFC, dominating everyone in her way....
09:48, 06/06/2019

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners....
13:00, 05/29/2019

Tucson’s Judah Sung wins Gold Medal at Jr. Olympic National Championships RENO, NV – Proud Tucsonan Judah Sung (17) from Gymnastics World Central won the Floor Exercise Gold Medal at the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships in “Level 10 17-yr division”.  Judah Sung, who’s an 11th gra...
08:48, 05/07/2019

Nintendo announces 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2' at E3, 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Nintendo announced a number of new games coming to the Switch console during its E3 Direct presentation including a sequel to "Zelda: Breath of the Wild."...
16:16, 06/11/2019

Mo Farah calls time on track return and targets 2020 Olympic marathon • Briton concedes he may never run a track race again• Farah beat Andy Butchart in Vitality London 10kmMo Farah has conceded he will almost certainly never run a track race again and said his sights are now firmly on running the Olympic marathon in T...
10:32, 05/27/2019

Dog has very specific demands for burger from NYC restaurant A chef at an upscale restaurant in New York City found himself cooking for a surprisingly picky customer: a dog. A photo of the order was shared to Twitter, which hilariously shows all of the specific details that the chef had to read through. Appare...
14:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo' U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion following his conviction for racketeering and drug trafficking crimes earlier this year....
12:00, 07/06/2019

Woman fights off black bear who gets up close and personal in Rhode Island, officials say A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said....
05:00, 05/29/2019

Apple fights back against Spotify claiming the music streamer's data is out of tune Music streamer Spotify has been complaining about having to pay the so-called "Apple Tax." This is the 30% cut Apple takes from revenue generated by apps that use the tech giant's payment system. This is why Spotify charges $12.99 a month, $3 more th...
12:32, 06/24/2019

Harley-Davidson fights for a bigger slice of India's huge motorcycle market Harley-Davidson is trying to expand its international presence to offset a declining market at home. Big opportunity lies in India, the world's largest motorcycle market. But 95 percent of Indian customers can't afford a Harley....
06:00, 06/04/2019

Croydon stabbing: Baby fights for life after pregnant mother, 26, is stabbed to death A baby was fighting for life in hospital today after being delivered in an emergency procedure after the mother was stabbed to death in south London....
01:00, 06/30/2019

Trump administration fights back against lone judges nixing policies ‘with the stroke of the pen’ Individual federal judges across the country have been issuing nationwide injunctions against the Trump administration in record numbers, blocking a range of executive policies from being enforced....
15:32, 05/22/2019

Tyreek Hill fights back with letter, texts: Child’s mother is to blame Tyreek Hill’s lawyer is fighting back on child abuse allegations against the Chiefs wide receiver, instead levying the blame on Hill’s fiancée in a letter sent to the NFL. Hill’s fiancée, Crystal Espinal, secretly recorded audio tha...
15:00, 05/02/2019

On Rahul Gandhi's Reported Outburst, Team Ashok Gehlot Fights Back Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot gave only a fraction of his time to campaign for his son, sources close to him said today, countering allegations that his preoccupation with his son's campaign......
08:48, 05/28/2019

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
16:00, 07/16/2019

Silk Road weed dealer fights Vancouver police over $2.6M in seized Bitcoin Vancouver police have been accused of misleading a justice of the peace in a plot to seize $2.6 million (CAD$3.5 million) in Bitcoin owned by a dark web marijuana trafficker, CBC reports. Authorities believe the Bitcoin, found on hard drives seized i...
11:16, 06/28/2019

Arizona city fights to spread compassion for migrants amid border crisis The progressive stance of Tucson, Arizona’s second largest city, is evident in the area’s rich history of immigration activismOn a recent evening, immigrants’ rights activist Zaira Livier stood in Tucson’s Historic Fourth Avenue district, clipboard i...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves drowning man after wind pushed him off unicorn float Olympic medal-winning swimmer Filippo Magnini put his swimming skills to good use outside of the pool Sunday when he conveniently saved a man who was drowning nearby on a Italian beach. ...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom admits to using prosthetic penis to cheat Olympic drug test NBA champion Lamar Odom revealed in his upcoming memoir, "Darkness to Light," that he cheated a drug test in order to play for USA Basketball.        ...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Breaking news: Street dance moves closer to Olympic debut at Paris 2024 Breaking among four sports Paris looks to add for 2024 programFinal decision on added sports to be made in December 2020Breakdancing, known as breaking in Olympic circles, moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can lo...
13:48, 06/25/2019

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits the result of an appeal against an IAAF ruling....
18:48, 06/03/2019

Europe’s best set to go head to head with start of 2019 CEV Golden and Silver European Leagues "The final preparations are being completed and excitement is building for the start of the 2019 European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Golden and Silver European Leagues which are set to get underway next week."...
06:16, 05/20/2019

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in the European Parliament election, will force a dissolution of France's own parliament and lure opponents to her cause, enlarging her base....
10:48, 05/27/2019

Woman arrested for CBD oil at Disney demands apology A 69-year-old woman is demanding an apology for her arrest at a Walt Disney World security checkpoint last month after a guard found CBD oil while searching her purse....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Arm rolls out new mobile IP suite to handle 5G demands The Cortex-A77 CPU delivers 20 percent performance improvement over Cortex-A76 devices, while the Mali-G77 GPU is designed to deliver high-end graphics on mobile devices....
23:48, 05/26/2019

Schumer demands investigation into Tubman $20 delay Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is asking federal investigators to probe why the Trump administration postponed recreating the $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman on it....
15:32, 06/19/2019

| Lopez demands 'respect' after slapping Giro fan Miguel Angel Lopez blasted lax security on the Giro d'Italia after he slapped a spectator who caused him to crash on the 20th and penultimate stage of this year's race....
15:16, 06/01/2019

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Philip Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its collapse next week....
22:16, 05/31/2019

| US demands El Chapo forfeit $12.7bn in drug money Prosecutors say they were seeking $12.7bn from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in the United States....
05:33, 07/06/2019

Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals Dutch lawmakers have launched an inquiry into how to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax, after public criticism that government reforms do not go far enough....
05:00, 06/12/2019

Asshole Being Considered For Immigration Czar Sure Has a Lot of Demands President Trump has been considering the creation of a bullshit new position, “immigration czar,” to oversee the administration’s wide ranging abuses of migrants across government agencies. He may have found the perfect person for the job in Kris Kob...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Jeremy Hunt warns PM not to bow to Labour demands Theresa May has been warned that bowing to Labour demands could see her lose the support of more Tory MPs for her Brexit deal than she gains in opposition votes....
04:32, 04/30/2019

China made 3 demands to end the trade war, only one of them is legit Thomas Peter/Reuters One sticking point of China's in the trade war is the amount of US goods the Trump administration wants China to buy. This is a demand that actually makes sense. In most cases, the US couldn't even satisfy Chinese demand for goo...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest fights before going out to defend his titles Madison Square Garden’s proud boxing history is not lost on Anthony Joshua The post Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest fights before going out to defend his titles appeared first on Boxing News....
11:00, 05/30/2019

Boxing News at Five: Klitschko comeback rumours gather pace, Khan says he’s still on the hunt for big fights Wladimir Klitschko is apparently being offered £76 million by DAZN to get back in the ring, and Amir Khan says retirement hasn't even crossed his mind The post Boxing News at Five: Klitschko comeback rumours gather pace, Khan says he’s still on the h...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Caster Semenya, Hero in South Africa, Fights Hormone Testing on a Global Stage The 28-year-old runner, who holds two Olympic gold medals, has been lauded for her resistance to international sports officials’ limits on female athletes....
15:48, 05/01/2019

Trump: Dems have turned border into 'Disneyland,' says Perry Mason needed to win court fights President Trump told "Sunday Morning Futures" that illegal immigrants are pouring into the country at unprecedented rates "because our economy is so good," and "everyone wants a piece of it" -- and, he asserted, Democrats have provided incentives for...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Pete Alonso fights back on Twitter after Mets, Diaz blow suspended game Edwin Diaz blew it twice for the Mets — first Thursday night and then again Friday — and Pete Alonso defended himself on Twitter for lobbying to get the game in the previous night. This was not how the Mets wanted to finish off a suspended game. Afte...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Fights Over ‘Authentic’ Chinese Food Have a Long and Complicated History. Now They’re Tearing the Culinary World Apart When Chef Gordon Ramsay hosted a preview for his Asian-inspired London restaurant Lucky Cat in April, he called the evening “warm, buzzing & brilliant.” But Angela Hui, a British food writer, felt otherwise. In her article on food website...
11:16, 07/08/2019

A Kentucky man collects droppings from the 1997 Kentucky Derby winner “Silver Charm” and sells it for charity (WLEX) – There are many who want a piece of Kentucky Derby history, and one artist has found an interesting way to sell it. Artist Coleman Larkin has gathered droppings from the 1997 Kentucky Derby Winner Silver Charm, and he is selling them in...
06:32, 05/09/2019

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: Punishment for Warriors part-owner Mark Stevens 'appropriate' Adam Silver cited how forthcoming and apologetic Mark Stevens was in deciding against a lifetime ban for the Warriors minority owner.        ...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue competing without hormone-suppressing drugs....
11:00, 06/04/2019

China blames U.S. for trade dispute, says demands were unacceptable The statement from the Cabinet spokesman's office said that China has kept its word throughout 11 rounds of talks and will honour its commitments if a trade agreement is reached....
22:48, 06/01/2019

US Demands Social Media Details From Visa Applicants Nearly all applicants of US visas will have to provide information on their use of social media under the new rules adopted to enhance vetting of foreign nationals....
00:16, 06/03/2019

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing 737 MAX order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG, which stunned industry executives at this week's Paris Airshow by ordering 200 of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX....
12:00, 06/20/2019

French chef demands withdrawal from Michelin Guide A Michelin star is arguably the greatest accolade that a chef can receive, and celebrated French restaurateur Marc Veyrat had three for his Haute-Savoie restaurant La Maison des Bois....
08:16, 07/12/2019

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
20:48, 06/01/2019

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia...
12:32, 05/22/2019

EU hits Broadcom with interim demands in antitrust probe EU antitrust regulators want U.S. chipmaker Broadcom to scrap its exclusivity clauses with TV and modem makers to avoid irreparable harm to the market while they investigate whether this tactic and others are designed to block rivals....
07:32, 06/26/2019

Comptroller demands Mark Zuckerberg make big changes at Facebook ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demanding big changes in corporate governance. DiNapoli, writing in his capacity as trustee of the state retirement fund, said he will vote against ...
05:32, 06/26/2019

Swiss govt demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarifications from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another delay to an accord the EU has sought for a decade....
06:32, 06/07/2019

After World Cup rage, Cameroon faces demands for punishment After all the rage and rebellion in the stadium, England players received a far more convivial reception back at their hotel they shared with Cameroon       ...
07:32, 06/24/2019

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer systems, government phones and the like before demanding big ransom payments as a condition for leaving...
13:48, 06/28/2019

Cramer: Don't expect the Fed to bow to Trump's interest rates demands Jim Cramer on Thursday called it a "lunatic theory" to think that Fed Chair Jerome Powell should have gone along with President Donald Trump's call to cut interest rates....
06:32, 05/03/2019

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience Pope Francis demands obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful after years of scandal tarnish the reputation of the Holy See’s diplomatic corps...
05:48, 06/13/2019

Iran Demands Return of Tanker Held in Gibraltar Iran demanded the immediate release of one of its tankers impounded with the help of British forces in Gibraltar, an incident that has angered Tehran and exacerbated tensions between Iran and Western countries....
11:16, 07/05/2019

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
13:00, 05/15/2019

'They said we used cheddar!': chef demands removal from Michelin Guide Marc Veyrat of Le Maison des Bois said he had been depressed for months after losing a coveted star following ‘amateur’ inspection Knives are being sharpened in the elite world of French gastronomy after an acclaimed chef demanded that his restaurant...
15:00, 07/11/2019

Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel Poland's foreign ministry says it has summoned Israel's ambassador to the country to explain why the Polish ambassador to Israel was assaulted and insulted on the streets of Tel Aviv....
02:00, 05/15/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s demands...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Presidential candidates back U.S. team's pay equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursuit of a fourth title in France....
08:00, 06/17/2019

US Demands El Chapo Forfeit $12.7 Billion In Drug Money Prosecutors on Friday said they were seeking $12.7 billion from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in......
21:48, 07/05/2019

| Afghanistan loya jirga demands 'immediate and permanent' ceasefire A historic "loya jirga" peace summit in Kabul ended with delegates from across Afghanistan demanding an immediate and permanent ceasefire, and President Ashraf Ghani saying he was conditionally prepared to implement the call....
00:00, 05/04/2019

My husband was a sperm donor. Now the mother is making demands The adults here seem to have made a mess of the situation by failing to set clear boundaries, says Annalisa BarbieriSome years ago, my husband donated sperm to a good friend. We went through an IVF clinic and have a signed agreement that stipulates h...
07:48, 06/07/2019

Swiss government demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another delay to an accord the EU has sought for a decade....
11:16, 06/07/2019

UN chief demands that the world step up to stamp out hatred U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is demanding that the world "step up to stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, persecution of Christians and all other forms of racism, xenophobia, discrimination and incitement."...
11:48, 04/29/2019

Mamata Banerjee Admits "Some Cops" Not Doing Job, BJP Demands Resignation Less than 48 hours after political violence left three people dead at Basirhat and their families claimed that the police had failed to act, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said some of her ministers......
15:32, 06/10/2019

BJP Says Trinamool Leaders "Have Lost Their Mind", Demands Re-Polling The BJP on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) of widespread violence in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, and demanded repolling at several booths in eight out of the......
20:32, 05/19/2019

Sudan protesters tone down demands in standoff with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese protesters have toned down some of their demands in an attempt to ease tensions with the ruling military council that took over the country after ousting President Omar al-Bashir last month. The protesters, who had ral...
05:00, 05/03/2019

China disputes it ever agreed to US demands in trade deal Chinese officials disputed Monday they ever agreed to the "extravagant demands" the U.S. requested as part of a trade deal and said that further talks could only occur in an atmosphere of "mutual respect."...
15:00, 05/20/2019

EU banks worry about dividends as capital demands jump Major European Union banks face a collective shortfall of 135 billion euros ($153 billion) to meet global capital requirements by 2027, meaning they may need use profits to raise their capital by at least 24.4%, the European Banking Authority said....
00:00, 07/03/2019

Investor group demands changes to Uber's board ahead of IPO Investor group CtW called for the removal of John Thain from Uber's board and said the board's composition "falls short of best practices."...
02:00, 05/02/2019

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push France has increased its demands as it seeks to maintain government influence if Renault and Fiat Chrysler merge, people close to the negotiations said....
05:32, 06/04/2019

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services is...
10:00, 07/03/2019

No-cook crushed tomato sauce is just what pan pizza demands When I set out to bake my first Detroit-style pan pizza, I followed Perfect Pan Pizza author Peter Reinhart’s advice to the letter. I didn’t want my cocky improvisation to be the reason the pie failed. When Reinhart instructed to smoosh cubes of chee...
08:48, 06/03/2019

US says national security demands easier mining rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands — and even offshore — in the name of national security. The Commerce Department recommended sweeping changes Tuesday in mining policies. Preside...
16:16, 06/04/2019

India's Hindu groups to double down on demands as Modi set for big win A Hindu temple on a disputed site, life in jail for killing cows and ending the autonomy of India's only Muslim-majority state are some demands Hindu groups plan to push Prime Minister Narendra Modi on if he wins the general election as expected....
05:32, 05/20/2019

Silver: NBA 'can do a better job' on free agency, rules NBA to look at rules governing when teams can talk to free agents, knowing the current mandates are largely ignored       ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life last November. Now, she is grieving — and healing.        ...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Ontario to overhaul laws around combat sports like mixed martial arts, aims to attract more fights Combat sport laws in Ontario are set to be overhauled in what the government says is an effort to draw more high profile events to the province and bolster athlete safety....
08:48, 05/12/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya wins Doha Diamond League 800m after losing testosterone appeal Double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has won her final race over the distance before controversial new IAAF testosterone regulations come into place....
12:32, 05/03/2019

Where to buy in east London: Stratford's Olympic success spreading to neighbouring areas with 33,000 new homes and the next Chiltern Firehouse Seven years on from the 2012 Games and five from the opening of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford is fizzing with development, spilling over and into the Lea Valley....
10:32, 05/14/2019

U.S. coach Ellis demands consistency from team ahead of World Cup United States coach Jill Ellis is pleased with her team's 3-0 win over South Africa in Sunday's Women's World Cup warm-up match but wants them to be more consistent over 90 minutes after questions were raised over their slow start....
03:48, 05/13/2019

Why Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Happy With India's Data Localisation Demands In a conversation with historian and author Yuval Noah Harari on Friday, Zuckerberg said the motives and intents behind storing data locally matter the most....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Connected city and transport demands are fueling smarter maps The geolocation demands of new mobility services have created an explosion in mapping startups that think they can take on Google and Apple.Read More...
07:00, 06/27/2019

A Would-Be Trump Aide’s Demands: A Jet on Call, a Future Cabinet Post and More Those are among 10 conditions that Kris Kobach, the former Kansas secretary of state, has given the White House if he is to become the administration’s “immigration czar.”...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism A call by the president to investigate business deals by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in China is the latest to raise questions about possible abuse of power....
22:48, 05/20/2019

'This is a dangerous game': Iran demands UK release seized oil tanker Iran has demanded the immediate release of the oil tanker seized by Royal Marines off the coast of Gibraltar, warning Britain: "This is a dangerous game and has consequences."...
23:48, 07/11/2019

Wife of deceased Venezuela navy captain demands U.N. probe The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who died after being detained on conspiracy accusations said on Monday the United Nations should investigate the cause of his death, amid widespread accusations he was tortured to death....
11:16, 07/01/2019

Dems ratcheting up demands for answers on the DOJ's hardline ObamaCare position Democratic leaders want to know why the Department of Justice has changed course in its stance on the Affordable Care Act, and are ramping up their efforts to get answers from the Trump administration....
09:00, 05/14/2019

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on the border -- one day after officials said a fifth child died there....
13:48, 05/21/2019

Turkey says six Turks held by Haftar in Libya, demands release Turkey said on Sunday that six of its citizens were being held by eastern Libyan forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, and that the militia would become a "legitimate target" if they were not released immediately....
11:00, 06/30/2019

North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports an “unlawful robbery” and demanded the ship to be immediately returned. Pyongyang’s official Korean Centr...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Venezuela: widow of 'tortured' navy captain demands UN investigation Captain Rafael Acosta died in military hospital in CaracasWaleswka Pérez: ‘They tortured him so much they killed him’The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who was allegedly tortured to death after being detained for conspiring to overthrow Nicolás Ma...
11:48, 07/01/2019

'This is a dangerous game': Iran demands UK releases seized oil tanker Iran has demanded the immediate release of an oil tanker seized by Royal Marines off the coast of Gibraltar, warning Britain: "This is a dangerous game and has consequences."...
00:48, 07/12/2019

Bride demands guests 'gift' more money the morning after the wedding Most couples spend their wedding night celebrating with friends and family and getting ready for their honeymoon, but one bride seemingly spent it making sure all of her guests “gifted” her the “appropriate” amount of money....
16:32, 05/22/2019

African Union suspends Sudan, demands civilian administration The African Union said on Thursday it had suspended Sudan until a civilian government was formed, intensifying international pressure on the country's new military rulers to give up power....
08:00, 06/06/2019

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British......
23:32, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Minister demands cruise ship ban in Venice canal VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the cruise ship crashing into a dock and another river boat in a Venice canal (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Top Italian officials have immediately called for cruise ships to be banned from using the Giudecca Canal in...
05:32, 06/02/2019

How France’s Intrusive Demands Quashed the Fiat-Renault Deal Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault to create one of the world’s largest automakers ran into a familiar problem in France: the government itself....
17:48, 06/06/2019

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal increases in defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program intended to improve healthcare for mi...
23:16, 07/13/2019

Reporter who Boris Johnson conspired to have beaten up demands apology Stuart Collier tells the Guardian the Tory frontrunner is not fit to be prime ministerA journalist who Boris Johnson secretly discussed helping a friend to have beaten up has demanded an apology from the Conservative leadership candidate as he stands...
09:48, 07/14/2019

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
15:16, 07/14/2019

Fed likely to leave rates steady, despite market outlook and Trump demands The U.S. Federal Reserve concludes its latest two-day policy meeting on Wednesday expected to leave interest rates on hold but flag whether it plans to cut rates later this year as investors expect and the U.S. president has demanded....
00:16, 06/19/2019

North Carolina teachers plan new rally to press demands North Carolina teachers didn't win the pay increases and other changes they sought last year, despite a rally that brought 20,000 people to the capital so they're marching again Wednesday....
10:32, 04/30/2019

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legislation....
16:48, 06/04/2019

After Election Win, Shiv Sena Demands Ordinance For Ram Temple In Ayodhya Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray arrived in Ayodhya today to offer prayers at a makeshift shrine of the Ram Lalla. Eighteen Shiv Sena parliamentarian are already camping......
02:00, 06/16/2019

Mexico Has Two Options in Dealing with Trump Demands on Migration. Both Could Hurt. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico can either give in United State’s demands or face stiff tariffs. Both could weaken his ratings at home and the Mexican economy....
14:48, 06/07/2019

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say it is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
12:16, 06/06/2019

The Fiver | Passive-aggressive accusations of unrealistic wage demands Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The Fiver has never been competitive – chiefly because in the field of unfunny tea-timely publications about football we’ve never had any competition, apart from that time when The Fourer left us Beh...
09:16, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power to choose their top leader, neither as part of China since 1997 nor as an outpost of the British Emp...
19:16, 06/09/2019

Cuomo demands MTA execs fix ‘egregious’ subway homeless crisis Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired off a letter to MTA execs Friday demanding they address the homeless crisis in the city’s subways — saying he’s “never seen it this bad.” “I’ve never seen it this egregious, either on the numbers and on...
14:48, 07/12/2019

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
14:48, 06/06/2019

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic. But the party led by the powerful olig...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to the leak. Today, a US judge sided with shareholders...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
04:32, 05/29/2019

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
20:48, 06/13/2019

More than a year later, ‘Justice League’ fans are ramping up demands to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut As Warner Bros. gets a new CEO, fans have taken the opportunity to escalate their campaign for Zack Snyder's rumored version of the disappointing 2017 film....
14:00, 06/26/2019

AOC demands apology from Kevin McCarthy for chaos on the southern border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has called on House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy R-Calif, to apologize for the chaos on the southern border....
10:48, 06/25/2019

Family of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice fights to keep case alive 7 years after kidnapping: ‘This is a viable mission’ Marc and Debra Tice insist their journalist son, Austin Tice, is still alive after going missing in Syria. But nearly seven years since Tice was kidnapped, Tice’s mother says “one of the hardest nails to hit” is keeping his case in the news – and on ...
15:16, 07/05/2019

Boxing News at Five: Kovalev vs. Yarde mooted for August 24, Frampton fights Dominguez, Jennings focuses on Joyce’s jaw Kovalev and Yarde could fight next month, Frampton and Dominguez will definitely fight next month, and Jennings says Joyce's jaw won't be enough The post Boxing News at Five: Kovalev vs. Yarde mooted for August 24, Frampton fights Dominguez, Jennings...
12:00, 07/02/2019

Lucy Bronze wins Women's World Cup Silver Ball as Megan Rapinoe scoops award for competition's best player England's Lucy Bronze has been awarded the Fifa Women's World Cup Silver Ball, recognising her as the second best player in this summer's competition....
11:32, 07/07/2019

Family demands answers in police shooting of 17-year-old California girl Police claim a ‘replica gun’ was found, but Hannah Williams’ family says she was killed for no reason after a minor traffic incidentPolice in southern California are facing questions over the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old girl, who her family says ...
15:16, 07/09/2019

Family of Sandra Bland Demands Answers After New Footage of Her Arrest Surfaces On Monday night, Dallas news station WFAA released new cellphone footage from the 2015 arrest of Sandra Bland that confirms what we all already knew: that the life of Texas state trooper Brian Encinia was never in danger and that Texas officials have...
10:48, 05/07/2019

R. Kelly’s lawyer demands Michael Avenatti emails, texts at hearing On Tuesday, a lawyer who represents R. Kelly on entertainment matters said the singer is in the process of lining up singing dates both inside and outside of Illinois....
15:48, 05/08/2019

Minister Demands CBI Probe On Custodial Death Of Madhya Pradesh Dalit Man Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot has demanded a CBI probe into the death of a Dalit man in police custody in Madhya Pradesh last month....
07:00, 05/11/2019

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed....
13:16, 06/11/2019

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII forced laborers....
02:48, 07/12/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes as protesters press demands for her to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of a bill that would have allowed people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
09:00, 06/16/2019

North Korea calls US ship seizure a ‘robbery,’ demands its return North Korea on Tuesday said the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the U.S. for violating sanctions was a “robbery” that violated the “fundamental spirit” of a pact made by President Trump and Kim Jong Un last year. The North Korean for...
23:48, 05/13/2019

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
09:48, 07/09/2019

Starmer demands new referendum ahead of cross-party Brexit talks Labour's Keir Starmer has turned up the heat on the government ahead of new cross-party Brexit talks by demanding a referendum as the price of a deal....
16:32, 05/12/2019

Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone Will Soon Be Available in Black and White, as the Cosmos Demands The Twilight Zone in color feels off, even as a revival. Soon, we’ll be able to watch it as it was always supposed to be: in black and white.Read more......
20:32, 05/12/2019

Lebanon central bank workers strike, PM demands budgetary 'realism' Lebanese central bank employees went on strike on Monday over state budget proposals that would cut their benefits but Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said failure to pass a "realistic" budget would be like a "suicide operation" against the economy....
17:16, 05/06/2019

Europe demands Iran reverse course as Tehran violates the nuclear deal Drew Angerer/Getty Images The European signatories fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal in the wake of America's unilateral withdrawal last year expressed concern in response to repeated violations of the 2015 agreement by Tehran this past week. T...
12:32, 07/08/2019

Kate Smith’s niece demands ‘cowardly’ Yankees let fans decide on ban Kate Smith’s niece is standing up for her beloved aunt and her rendition of “God Bless America.” “The people on the Yankees who did this are cowards,” said a furious Suzy Andron, 72, of the team’s decision to stop playing Smith’s 1938 recording of th...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
23:00, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
12:48, 06/15/2019

Albanian opposition demands fresh polls in anti-govt rally TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition parties are holding a protest in Tirana, calling for the government to resign and for an early parliamentary election. Thousands of supporters of the center-right opposition from around the country gathered ...
12:16, 05/11/2019

After Report Claims US Cyber Attacks On Russia, Trump Demands Sources US President Donald Trump has asked The New York Times to disclose its sources behind the report that claimed that his government was ramping up cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid as a sign......
05:48, 06/18/2019

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong have ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill and police to apologize ...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Devin Nunes demands release of Mueller report source material A top Republican is joining Democrats’ calls for the public release of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s source material. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, made his demand in a Friday tweet, saying...
13:16, 06/01/2019

'Biggest protest since fall of Communism' demands the resignation of 'Czech Trump' Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Sunday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the fall of Communism."...
15:00, 06/23/2019

Nunes demands public release of Mueller's 'backup and source documentation' Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, called Friday for the public release of all of special counsel Robert Mueller's "backup and source documentation," a call that goes even further than most Democrats' demands fo...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Trump Ties Mexico Tariff Threats to Hefty Immigration Demands To eliminate the U.S. threat of tariffs of up to 25% on all Mexican imports, the two countries must resolve a highly contentious U.S. demand: that Mexico take all asylum seekers fleeing poverty and violence in Central America or block them from enter...
18:48, 05/31/2019

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four accountancy firms' consulting work for audit clients....
15:48, 06/28/2019