REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-14, 17:39

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       ...
2019-07-05, 08:52

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....
2019-05-22, 15:26

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 allegation” pending a disciplinary case. The Kenya-born Kir...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Russian Olympic gold medalist rower banned for doping MOSCOW (AP) — Russian rower and Olympic gold medalist Sergei Fedorovtsev has been banned for four years for doping. Fedorovtsev won Olympic gold in quadruple sculls in 2004. He tested positive for the banned substance trimetazidine shortly before an Olympic qualifying regatta in 2016, and his crew w...
2019-06-28, 00:26

George Morris, US Olympic equestrian medalist and coach, given lifetime ban Former US Olympic coach receives lifetime ban from SafeSportMorris, 81, won Olympic silver in team show jumping in 1960George Morris, a 1960 Olympic show jumping medalist and longtime equestrian coach and trainer, has received a lifetime ban for sexual misconduct involving a minor a case that he say...
2019-08-06, 18:13

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.       ...
2019-06-30, 23:00

US Olympic medalist faces discipline for taking knee after winning Pan-Am gold Race Imboden knelt during anthem after winning Pan-Am goldProtest could impact Imboden’s chances of going to OlympicsImboden, 26, won Olympic bronze in the team foil event in 2016United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden will face possible sanctions for taking a knee during the medal cere...
2019-08-11, 03:26

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez stunned in pro debut Denver’s Adan Gonzales scores upset of prized Cuban prospectRamirez, 25, won Olympic gold medals at 2012 and 2016 Games Joshua and Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fightTwo-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez was knocked down seconds into the first round and lost his profession...
2019-08-11, 17:00

Olympic gold medalist and former swimming world record holder Dana Vollmer retires Vollmer won seven Olympic medals, including four golds, and set a world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2012 London Olympics.       ...
2019-08-03, 04:39

Olympic medalist Ashley Wagner accuses late skating champion John Coughlin of sexual assault U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner claims the late John Coughlin — a fellow figure skater who killed himself earlier this year — sexually assaulted her more than a decade ago at a skating camp in Colorado, joining another skater who made similar accusations....
2019-08-02, 03:00

Olympic gold medalist bobsledder looking to leave Team Canada for Team USA after filing harassment claim Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kaillie Humphries asked to be released from Team Canada in order to compete for Team USA after accusing Bobsleigh Canada of harassment....
2019-09-13, 20:52

Olympic silver medallist Parrot says he has beaten cancer "Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medallist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games event in Norway in August."...
2019-07-31, 20:13

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."...
2019-05-22, 15:26

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a spot on the United States 2020 Olympic swim team....
2019-08-07, 11:13

South Korea demands Olympic officials ban Japan's 'Rising Sun' flag at 2020 games South Korea on Wednesday formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban Japan's "Rising Sun" flag from next year's Tokyo Olympics, comparing it to a Nazi swastika and deeming it an offensive reminder of colonial atrocities. ...
2019-09-12, 01:26

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....
2019-06-20, 04:00

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....
2019-07-13, 07:26

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....
2019-07-14, 09:13

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....
2019-07-14, 12:52

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....
2019-07-15, 18:13

The secret to being a good stepmother? Here’s my handy guide … | Tiff Stevenson It’s a notoriously tricky relationship, but love, boundaries – and the occasional financial incentive – can work wondersIn New York, beleaguered stepmothers are paying $500 per hour to receive stepmother coaching. Presumably rich beleaguered stepmothers. As a stepmother I know from experience it’s a...
2019-08-06, 21:00

Noelle Stevenson on She-Ra's Shocking Twist, Shorter Seasons, and What's Next in Etheria She-Ra and the Princesses of Power returned packing a short but powerful punch. The six-episode season felt like a long movie, telling an epic story that raised the stakes in a big way—for both our heroes and villains. So, what does it all mean, and what’s next? We asked showrunner Noelle Stevenson ...
2019-08-07, 04:13

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 Stevenson has worked to free more than 100 inmates f...
2019-06-27, 23:01

Podium no place for protests, says U.S. gold medalist The Pan Am Games medal podium is no place for politics, United States softball gold medalist Monica Abbott said on Sunday after two of her team mates used award ceremonies to stage protests....
2019-08-11, 23:00

Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC title fight Josh Warrington isn't entertaining Shakur Stevenson's attempts to draw him into an IBF title fight, and Dillian Whyte gets WBC assurance The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC title fight appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-17, 19:13

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 faces a ban of up to four years for doping. The 29-...
2019-05-22, 18:13

Hyundai Replaces Silver, White And Gray Paint With Silver, White And Gray Paint On The 2020 Tuscon Hyundai Motor America would like everyone to know, via a press release this week, that like an artist changing out their paints for a new, ambitious project, the Hyundai Tuscon will feature a “refreshed color palette” for the 2020 model year. That color palette will replace white, silver and gray wi...
2019-08-09, 20:39

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 possibly out and definitely hampered. Joonas Donskoi...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Xi Gets Tougher on Trump After New Tariff Threat BEIJING (AP) — Facing another U.S. tariff hike, Chinese President Xi Jinping is getting tougher with Washington instead of backing down. Beijing fired what economists called a “warning shot” at Washington by letting its yuan currency weaken in response to President Donald TrumpR...
2019-08-13, 08:52

Europe's Tougher Approach to Big Tech U.S. tech giants beware: Margrethe Vestager is back and she is planning to change the rules. The European Union’s steely competition commissioner was reappointed for another five years with extended responsibility to ensure Europe is fit for the digital age....
2019-09-10, 20:26

‘Like I’m Some Kind of Criminal’: Tougher Fines in Tennis Two players have lost all their prize money from Grand Slam tournaments to cover fines for failing to “perform to a professional standard” in first-round matches....
2019-08-04, 00:39

Cyprus: EU to take tougher stance on Turkey over drilling NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ president says he believes the European Union will take a tougher line against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights. President Nicos Anastasiades said Tuesday he’s optimistic...
2019-06-18, 15:52

Broken bee? Spelling experts say tougher words are out there The Scripps National Spelling Bee suffered a body blow when eight kids ended up co-champions because they were simply too accomplished to stumble over any of the words Scripps threw at them....
2019-06-01, 01:52

Tapping Homes for Cash to Get Tougher Under New FHA Limits The Trump administration is moving to restrict mortgage refinancings in which borrowers withdraw cash, the latest effort to curb the federal government’s exposure to potential defaults....
2019-08-01, 15:13

This Pretty Pink Pineapple Drink Is Tougher Than It Looks People who shun fruity drinks or drinks that come in coupe glasses on “principle” are most likely very boring people. There’s nothing wrong with preferring a neat pour of whiskey to a daiquiri, but judging a drink by its color, glassware, or imagined gender is deeply weird, particularly when fruit i...
2019-09-06, 22:00

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Now is the Time for Action’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
2019-08-07, 15:39

Faurecia holds course in 'tougher-than-expected' auto market The supplier maintained first-half profitability and reaffirmed its full-year guidance despite a decline in global auto production and the loss of seating contracts with Daimler and Citroen....
2019-07-23, 22:00

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
2019-06-05, 19:26

| Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, says climbers without basic skills should be barred to prevent a recurrence of this year's deadly season on the world's highest peak....
2019-05-28, 19:52

Swedish prosecutor will not push for tougher A$AP Rocky sentence A Swedish prosecutor said on Tuesday he would not push for a tougher punishment for U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky who got a suspended sentence for his role in a brawl in Stockholm....
2019-08-27, 12:52

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Time for Dialogue Is Over’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
2019-08-07, 03:13

No-deal Brexit could make travel with pets tougher The EU's pet passport program allows people to easily take their pets between the UK and the rest of Europe. That could change if there's a no-deal Brexit. (Aug. 27)        ...
2019-08-27, 22:26

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...
2019-07-04, 23:13

Germany's Seehofer wants tougher checks on Swiss border German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's railway station. Opposition politicians accused him of populism....
2019-08-03, 01:26

MPs call for tougher penalties on drivers using mobile phones Committee says ban on hands-free use should be considered amid rise in road deathsTougher restrictions on drivers using mobile phones, including extending the ban to hands-free devices, should be considered, MPs have said.The transport select committee said using any type of mobile phone while drivi...
2019-08-13, 06:52

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 jarring, fo......
2019-06-14, 23:13

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....
2019-06-17, 10:52

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum than Other Western Countries? President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to a scheme employed by Australia since 2012. Europe tried a comparable scheme in 2016, but it didn’t work....
2019-09-14, 18:52

Frank Lampard wants Chelsea to be tougher after being held by Leicester • Lampard is still waiting for his first competitive win in charge• Rodgers feels Leicester deserved victory at Stamford BridgeFrank Lampard said that Chelsea have to be tougher and show more personality after they failed to repel an impressive fightback from Leicester.Lampard is still waiting for h...
2019-08-19, 10:52

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....
2019-07-06, 09:00

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......
2019-05-28, 07:39

Von der Leyen cracks EU parliament nut, national leaders will prove tougher Ursula von der Leyen had to dangle a range of promises on migration, taxes, climate change and the rule of law to secure even a wafer-thin margin of support in the European Parliament to become the EU's first female chief executive....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
2019-05-21, 19:13

Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules Mercedes-Benz may be the next company to agree to California's voluntary emissions rules, The New York Times reports. Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda have already pledged to meet California's standards and make their engines more efficient every year......
2019-08-21, 03:13

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....
2019-06-15, 14:13

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....
2019-06-15, 00:26

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 ally of President Donald Trump after his wife, who ...
2019-06-14, 08:39

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-friendly outreach to lure investment and manufactu...
2019-05-25, 21:13

U.S. adviser Bolton to urge tougher UK stance on Iran and China John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, is expected to urge Britain to toughen its stance on Iran and Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei when he arrives on Sunday for talks in London....
2019-08-11, 21:00

U.S. and Poland urge tougher checks on foreign influence over 5G networks The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated for foreign government control, a joint declaration signed on Monday said, as Washington pressures allies to exclude China from 5G networks....
2019-09-02, 15:52

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, which we first heard about a couple of weeks ago. It...
2019-06-19, 13:39

WRAPUP 1-Canadian banks brace for tougher times as 'Goldilocks' era winds down Canadian banks face challenging times as souring macroeconomic conditions and trade uncertainties increase lending risk and weigh on profit margins, investors and analysts said on Thursday after major lenders wrapped up their quarterly earnings season....
2019-08-29, 22:52

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 keep law enforcement at arm’s length. As the...
2019-06-14, 00:00

RPT-WRAPUP 1-Canadian banks brace for tougher times as 'Goldilocks' era winds down Canadian banks face challenging times as souring macroeconomic conditions and trade uncertainties increase lending risk and weigh on profit margins, investors and analysts said on Thursday after major lenders wrapped up their quarterly earnings season....
2019-08-30, 14:26

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....
2019-07-02, 10:26

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....
2019-06-16, 23:39

Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro videos tout its impressive camera and much tougher glass At the end of a pretty eventful week for Apple, which saw the company host its annual fall event at which new iPhones were showcased — in addition to making headlines for revealing key details about its forthcoming streaming service — we’re getting a new look at those latest iPhone...
2019-09-14, 06:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. adviser Bolton to urge tougher UK stance on Iran and China John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, arrived in London on Sunday for talks at which he is expected to urge Britain to toughen its stance on Iran and Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei....
2019-08-11, 21:00

NY lawmakers push for tougher helicopter restrictions in wake of deadly crash The deadly helicopter crash landing near America’s most-visited tourist attraction is prompting calls from lawmakers this week for tighter restrictions on flights around New York City, warning that the risk to the public is “just too high.”...
2019-06-11, 16:52

Judge blocks anti-vaxxers’ bid to stop tougher immunization rules ALBANY — A state Supreme Court judge upheld a new law that repeals all non-medical exemptions for school vaccination requirements—just in time for the start of the school year....
2019-08-27, 06:13

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
2019-07-18, 01:13

South Korea asks Japan not to impose tougher trade conditions South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would impose tougher conditions without legitimate grounds and consultation....
2019-07-24, 10:00

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....
2019-07-12, 00:39

White House Prepares to Revoke California’s Right to Set Tougher Pollution Rules The move is a direct challenge to California but also the latest sign the president’s broader effort to roll back fuel economy standards has fallen into disarray....
2019-09-06, 01:26

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
2019-08-06, 07:26

North Korea says U.S. secretary of state’s ‘irritating’ talk makes discussions tougher North Korea's vice foreign minister: "The U.S. had better not put our patience to the test any longer with such remarks irritating us if it doesn't want to have bitter regrets afterwards,"...
2019-08-31, 09:52

China Expels a Wall Street Journal Reporter in Sign of Tougher Line Beijing declined to renew the credentials of a reporter who wrote about an investigation in Australia involving a cousin of China’s leader, Xi Jinping....
2019-08-30, 12:26

Jeffrey Epstein's long-shot bid to get bail for child sex traffic case just got even tougher Jeffrey Epstein wanted to be released on bail with a promise to personally pay for security to monitor the former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton. That may be doomed by a new appeals court ruling....
2019-08-02, 00:13

Traveling with pets in Europe: No-deal Brexit would make crossing borders much tougher Every year, 250,000 British cats and dogs go to Europe with their humans, but a no-deal Brexit would cut U.K. out of EU pet passport program.        ...
2019-08-28, 19:39

UN cybercrime chief: Cryptocurrency makes investigating online child abuse tougher The head of the United Nation’s cybercrime and anti-money-laundering branch has warned that investigating online child sexual abuse has become considerably more difficult since the advent of cryptocurrency. Neil Walsh told Australia’s ABC the true scale of online child sexual abuse is much, much big...
2019-08-29, 12:52

Mobile, Ala., mayor promises tougher security at high school sports events after shooting Tougher security measures will soon be in place at public-school sports events in Mobile, Ala., following a shooting Friday that left nine people injured after a high school football game....
2019-09-01, 17:00

Yao Li, ‘Silver Voice’ of Shanghai, Dies at 96 Ms. Yao was a celebrated singer in Shanghai and Hong Kong starting in the 1930s. One of her songs appeared on the soundtrack of the film “Crazy Rich Asians.”...
2019-07-31, 18:13

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, the finish adds a silver panel to the rear of the ...
2019-06-06, 23:13

Silver Finally Gets Investor Love Investors are taking a shine to silver, as a soaring rally in gold puts the spotlight on the less expensive precious metal. Silver is on track for its best monthly performance since December....
2019-07-24, 22:39

Silver Alert issued for 78-year-old man MESA, Ariz. – The Apache Junction Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for 78-year-old Marcus Schluter. According to AJPD, Schluter was last seen June 12 around noon, checking out of his hotel in 1600 block of South Dobson Road in Mesa, Ariz. He was driving a white 2018 Cadillac XTS wit...
2019-06-13, 05:52

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. The post Gold falls, Silver rises appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-17, 22:26

Investors Bet on Further Rallies by Gold, Silver Options bets are signaling the precious-metals resurgence has much further to go, with traders making wagers that gold may rally an additional 40% and silver almost another 80%....
2019-09-09, 21:13

The Easiest Way to Polish Your Silver Has Never Been Cheaper If you happen to own any silver jewelry, flatware, or anything else that could use a little polishing, Goddard’s silver polishing cloths are the easiest way to bring them back to their original luster, provided they aren’t too far gone....
2019-08-07, 16:13

Silver confident in Lakers: 'They'll figure it out' Adam Silver believes the Lakers' championship pedigree and stable ownership are reasons they'll get back on track. "I know Jeanie [Buss] knows how to manage a team," he said. "... They'll figure it out."...
2019-05-29, 18:00

Investors Bet on Big Gains by Gold, Silver Options bets are signaling the precious-metals resurgence has much further to go, with traders making wagers that gold may rally an additional 40% and silver almost another 80%....
2019-09-10, 11:26

For Trump, appeals to white fears about race may be a tougher sell in 2020: Reuters/Ipsos poll U.S. President Donald Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric and focus on the grievances of white voters helped him win the 2016 election. But a Reuters analysis of public opinion over the last four years suggests that Trump's brand of white identity politics may be less effective in the 2020 election camp...
2019-08-19, 16:39

New York City police union urges tougher punishments for harassers after viral videos surface The New York City Police Benevolent Association demanded that the district attorney invoke felony charges against those accused of throwing water or other substances at officers. The call came after viral videos surfaced on Monday showing officers being doused or pelted while onlookers jeered. ...
2019-07-24, 04:26

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....
2019-05-31, 06:39

Silver Alert issued for El Mirage woman El Mirage, Ariz. – The Arizona Department of Public Safety has issued a Silver Alert for 64-year-old Juana Nieto Serrano. According to El Mirage Police Department, Serrano left her family’s residence in the 14000 block of North Poppy St in El Mirage. Juana has diabetes and has not taken ...
2019-07-25, 05:13

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, Drake grabbed Toronto coach Nick Nurse by the shoulders....
2019-05-31, 04:26

Silver: This Indicator Reaches "Record Extreme" The price of silver has been surging, and many investors are jumping on board, including Wall Street professionals. Should you follow? Take a look at this indicator......
2019-09-06, 23:13

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....
2019-07-16, 17:39

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....
2019-07-09, 23:00

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....
2019-07-10, 09:01

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 was driving a white 2011 GMC Yukon with AZ plate ...
2019-07-06, 07:52

Deadly N.H. motorcycle crash leads Mass. governor to push tougher driver's license regulations Drivers who have been suspended at any point over the past three years wouldn't be eligible to receive a commercial driver's license in Massachusetts.        ...
2019-07-20, 20:00

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 blasted by the Raptors, 85-72, at Thomas & Mack C...
2019-07-10, 10:26

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 and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a pale b...
2019-06-18, 22:26

Trader bets silver's sterling rally has even more room to run Silver hits its 2017 high. Is it time to turn to safety? With CNBC's Rahel Solomon and the "Futures Now" traders, Anthony Grisanti of Tickertocker and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services....
2019-08-27, 23:39

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....
2019-06-10, 19:13

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 deeper and the Yankees took four days off the baseball...
2019-07-08, 02:39

Numbers Guy Nate Silver Struggling to Read a Chart Nate Silver, the founder and editor in chief of statistical analysis news site FiveThirtyEight, tweeted on Tuesday that people who support candidate Bernie Sanders for president don’t support anyone else....
2019-08-07, 02:52

Fellow Knicks rookie is silver lining to another RJ Barrett dud LAS VEGAS — Oddly, the Knicks seem to have better early luck with their second-rounders than their lottery picks. In the second game at the Las Vegas Summer League, second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis stole the show from fellow Canadian RJ Barrett to rack up 30 points, but the Knicks faded late in a ...
2019-07-08, 07:00

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...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Gold rises more than 1% on global turmoil — but silver surges more Saudi Arabia on Saturday shut down half its oil production after a series of drone strikes hit the world's largest oil processing facility in an attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels....
2019-09-16, 15:26

R.I.P. David Berman, of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains David Berman, poet and musician, has died. An obsessive teller of musical truths—harsh, grim, and otherwise—Berman was a fixture of the indie music scene over the last 20-odd years, first as the sole stable presence in the Silver Jews, and, more recently, as the central driving force of his new proj...
2019-08-08, 07:52

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 manager after his latest episode when the Canadian rapp...
2019-05-31, 06:52

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....
2019-06-03, 01:52

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 AP Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds, also says he see...
2019-06-02, 21:13

Silver hopeful reformed lottery rules end tanking NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he believes the "greatest success" of the reformed draft lottery system is that "hopefully it'll stop fans in those markets from rooting for their teams to perform poorly."...
2019-06-14, 08:00

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 White Mountain in Show Low, Ariz. Anaya left on fo...
2019-05-30, 05:13

Silver lining to U.S. market sell-off: Fundamentals still seem to matter U.S. companies posting strong earnings are still winning laurels from investors, even amid the broad stock sell-off over the last week, suggesting that the kind of indiscriminate selling seen the last time an apparent devaluation of China's yuan spooked global markets is far from imminent....
2019-08-08, 00:26

Gold rises 1% on global turmoil — but silver surges more Saudi Arabia on Saturday shut down half its oil production after a series of drone strikes hit the world's largest oil processing facility in an attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels....
2019-09-16, 18:00

This Underwear Uses Silver Fabric To Neutralize Your Undercarriage Odors Silver Socks conquered your stinky feet by weaving in antimicrobial silver fabric, and now, the same folks are back to de-stink another malodorous garment: your underwear....
2019-08-29, 04:52

Only silver lining to Yankees’ miserable trade deadline The Yankees spent five innings Tuesday attempting to figure out Zack Greinke on a rainy afternoon in the Bronx and the rest of the afternoon focused on beating the Diamondbacks, with thoughts of the Astros dancing in the back of their heads. However, after Greinke was lifted following five innings i...
2019-08-01, 00:39

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 has been filled with many Game of Thrones proclama...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Team GB lose European dressage silver after Dujardin elimination Britain dropped out of the silver medal position at the Dressage European Championships in Rotterdam on Tuesday after Charlotte Dujardin's score was excluded because blood was found on her horse....
2019-08-20, 19:13

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 110-Meter Hurdles Silver Medal in the fastest colle...
2019-06-08, 12:26

'There is no silver lining': why Alaska fires are a glimpse of our climate future For residents of Anchorage, July’s wildfire and unprecedented temperatures plus the current McKinley Fire confirm that global heating has changed life foreverMajor fires are burning this week in south-central Alaska, lengthening the state’s wildfire season, which has usually ended by the beginning o...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Silver, Sword and Stone review: much blood shed, little improvement Jefferson saw Latin America dominated by ‘priests and kings’. Marie Arana’s history is similarly dark – and that’s problematicWriting in 1811, during the early rumblings of the Spanish American independence movements, Thomas Jefferson harboured little optimism about the “great field of political exp...
2019-08-24, 09:39

Silver Rally Cools as Investors Await Fresh Fed Signals Prices of silver edged lower, pausing a recent rally as investors looked ahead to the release of Fed minutes and a Friday speech by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell....
2019-08-21, 19:52

Badminton: 'Silver girl' no more, India's Sindhu aims higher Dubbed "silver girl" for a string of near-misses on the international stage, India's Pusarla Sindhu hopes to have finally shed that unwanted moniker after capturing her first world badminton championships title at the weekend....
2019-08-26, 09:39

The Goldfinch review – Donna Tartt adaptation settles for silver An elegantly made attempt to transport the Pulitzer prize-winning novel to the screen boasts a strong cast but a confused emotional focusIs Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer prize-wining novel The Goldfinch unadaptable? Is it possible to condense 784 globetrotting pages of romance, terrorism, grief, drug addic...
2019-09-09, 16:26

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......
2019-07-03, 20:00

U.S. hiring cools; wages, hours offer silver lining U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in August, with retail hiring declining for a seventh straight month, but strong wage gains should support consumer spending and keep the economy expanding moderately amid rising threats from trade tensions....
2019-09-06, 21:13

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....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Fancy a Prism Silver Samsung Galaxy S10? It's only available at Carphone Warehouse If you want style and substance from your new Samsung phone deal, Carphone Warehouse has something you may be interested in. The UK retailer has managed to agree with the manufacturer that it will have exclusivity to stock the chic Prism Silver colour of the superb Samsung Galaxy S10.You can find th...
2019-07-17, 17:52

U.S. hiring slows; wages, hours offer silver lining U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in August, with retail hiring declining for a seventh straight month, but strong wage gains should support consumer spending and keep the economy expanding moderately amid rising threats from trade tensions....
2019-09-06, 19:39

Silver Alert: 78-year-old with Alzheimer’s from Yuma reported missing James Edward Degan/ Yuma County Sheriff’s Office YUMA, Ariz. – A Silver Alert has been issued after a 78-year-old man from Yuma was reported missing Tuesday evening. According to Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, James Edward Degan was last seen leaving his home, which is located near the 12...
2019-09-11, 21:52

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....
2019-06-12, 19:52

Silver Rally Cools as Market Rebound Limits Haven Buying Prices of silver edged lower, pausing a recent rally as investors looked ahead to the release of Fed minutes and a Friday speech by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell....
2019-08-21, 22:52

Prism Silver - the new Samsung Galaxy S10 colour is exclusive to Carphone Warehouse We already had black, white, blue and green, but now Carphone Warehouse has added a new colour option for the superb Samsung Galaxy S10. It's called Prism Silver, it's exclusive to the retailer and there are some fantastic S10 deals you can get with it right now.We always like to see a lit...
2019-06-12, 11:39

Folau controversy brought the Silver Ferns closer at Netball World Cup Silver Ferns coach Noeline Taurua allowed her players to clear the airPlayers were prepared to support Maria FolauSilver Ferns coach Noeline Taurua has described how clearing the air over Maria Folau’s support of her controversial husband paved the way for Netball World Cup glory.Taurua said a no ho...
2019-08-03, 08:26

Reggie Bullock’s abnormal road to Knicks has huge silver lining Reggie Bullock may not see the basketball court until next year. According to a leading orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports back injuries, the “cervical disk herniation” surgery Bullock underwent last week normally requires six months of recovery time before a player can compete with contac...
2019-07-25, 01:13

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 watching the Nets and Clippers dominate free agency....
2019-07-10, 10:26

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals Tokyo Olympic organizers celebrated reaching the 1-year mark by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the games       ...
2019-07-24, 04:52

Norrin Radd watches his planet die in this Silver Surfer: Black exclusive Any comic by Tradd Moore is guaranteed to blow your mind with unique designs, a huge scope, and pulse-pounding action sequences. He’s the best fight choreographer in modern comics, and his forays into superhero comics have elevated the genre by taking an innovative approach to superpowered showdowns...
2019-08-09, 02:00

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....
2019-07-10, 17:52

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....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Special Forces Sergeant, Killed in Niger Ambush, Is Awarded a Silver Star The award to Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright is one of nine to soldiers for their actions in a deadly ambush that has primarily spawned investigations, recriminations and reprimands....
2019-08-15, 03:39

Silver King, Lucha Libre Wrestler, Dies in Ring at London Match César González Barrón, who appeared in the 2006 movie “Nacho Libre,” became unresponsive during a wrestling bout on Saturday. No cause of death has been released....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Hayley Turner wins Ascot’s Shergar Cup Silver Saddle for second year running • Jockey is first to do so in consecutive years• ‘It’s a massive thrill, this event means so much to me’Some jockeys are just made for a particular raceday. Lester Piggott had a pretty good thing going with Derby day but close behind that pairing on any list must come the blissful union of Hayley Tu...
2019-08-10, 23:52

Democrats see silver lining in suburbs, but rural challenges remain after close loss Democrats preached optimism on Wednesday after losing a special congressional election in North Carolina, citing suburban gains and the close margin in a district President Donald Trump won by 12 percentage points as signs of strength going into 2020....
2019-09-12, 01:52

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....
2019-06-15, 11:39

Asian Games: India's Mixed Team Relay Silver To Be Upgraded To Gold India's 4x400m mixed relay team of Mohammad Anas, Hima Das, Arokia Rajiv and M R Poovamma had won the silver at the Asian Games in Jakarta last year....
2019-07-20, 13:39

Drought brings clouds for Australia wheat, silver lining for Black Sea suppliers A third straight year of drought in Australia, blighted by forecasts of below-average rains during the crucial spring growing season, means the country's wheat crop could shrivel by 10% from previous forecasts, traders and industry officials say....
2019-09-04, 11:00

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....
2019-06-03, 09:52

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 undisputed heavyweight championship. While the fir...
2019-05-31, 08:52

Musician and poet David Berman of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains dead at 52 Musician and poet David Berman, founder of the bands Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, died Wednesday at age 52.        ...
2019-08-08, 13:26

David Berman, Frontman of Indie Rock Band Silver Jews, Dies at 52 David Berman, the poet and musician best known for leading the indie rock band Silver Jews, died Wednesday at the age of 52, his record label announced. No cause of death was mentioned. “A great friend and one of the most inspiring individuals we’ve ever known is gone,” the announc...
2019-08-08, 11:00

USA, Brazil react to US win and Olympic berth USA players Khris Middleton and Joe Harris talk about the Americans clinching an Olympic berth and Brazil forward Anderson Varejao discusses his team's loss to the USA in the World Cup. (Sept. 9)        ...
2019-09-10, 03:13

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....
2019-07-09, 19:00

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 international sports spectacle in existence. One ...
2019-05-22, 21:39

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....
2019-06-20, 23:00

Cat back on the prowl for more Olympic gold Cat Osterman does not wake up every morning in a cold sweat thinking about the gold medal the United States women's softball team lost 11 years ago at the Beijing Olympics but then again she has never forgotten about it either....
2019-08-11, 08:13

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were celebrating the day around the Japanese capital, displaying placards and clocks showing 365 days to ...
2019-07-24, 13:39

Anish Bhanwala Wins 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Gold, Silver For Esha Singh Last year, Anish Bhanwala rose to fame after he broke the Commonwealth Games record in 25m rapid fire pistol event and became India's youngest ever gold medallist at CWG....
2019-07-17, 23:26

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....
2019-06-18, 20:39

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....
2019-07-09, 18:52

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....
2019-06-20, 19:13

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."...
2019-05-28, 02:52

How 2020 Olympic hopefuls feel about representing the U.S. USA TODAY Sports' Larry Berger discusses what he is hearing about how 2020 Olympic hopefuls feel about representing the United States.       ...
2019-07-25, 00:13

'All I want is to go': five young athletes on their dreams of Olympic glory It’s exactly a year until the torch is lit at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, five hopefuls reveal some of the sacrifices they’ve made in the pursuit of a priceless place in Team GBLina, 23, grew up in east London. She recently switched from 400m to hurdles Continue reading......
2019-07-21, 15:52

Former Olympic champion Pearson retires from athletics "World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, Australia\u0027s most successful track athlete of her generation, gave up on her bid for a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired on Tuesday."...
2019-08-06, 15:52

Mixed Events Shake Up Olympic Sailing Pressured by gender-equity mandates from the I.O.C., sailing took major steps to upgrade its program, adding races that had not been part of the sport before....
2019-08-04, 17:26

‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez Nigel Collins was ringside to see the undoing of two-weight Olympic champion Robeisy Ramirez The post ‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-13, 01:13

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 to be overwhelmingly — no. The same will be true fo...
2019-06-20, 05:39

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....
2019-07-09, 14:39

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 legend Sergei Bubka and Olympic swimming champion Alexa...
2019-07-05, 14:52

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.       ...
2019-07-10, 05:52

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.        ...
2019-06-07, 04:26

Silver Dollar City announces new ride with 4.5-story waterfall drop, major park expansion Silver Dollar City's announcement capped off more than a year of fan rumors and speculation about what would replace the Lost River of the Ozarks.       ...
2019-08-14, 00:13

'I was just punching': Boy, eight, fights off mountain lion A eight-year-old boy who was attacked by a mountain lion has described how he fought the animal with a stick - and at one point his head was in its mouth....
2019-09-07, 00:00

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....
2019-05-21, 21:13

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....
2019-06-14, 07:52

Girardi to manage Team USA at Olympic baseball qualifier Four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi will manage Team USA at an Olympic qualifying tournament in November, hoping to guide the squad to a spot at the 2002 Summer Games in Tokyo....
2019-08-08, 19:00

My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure After just 18 months and 21 amateur bouts behind him, Deontay Wilder explains how he ended up on the rostrum The post My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-13, 22:00

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts 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 "essential"        ...
2019-05-23, 14:26

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....
2019-06-21, 20:13

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....
2019-07-05, 17:26

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds towards the Tokyo Olympics....
2019-08-22, 20:52

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Toshiro Muto of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee says at least one membe...
2019-06-11, 11:00

Injury forces former Olympic champion Pearson to retire World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, the most successful Australian track athlete of her generation, gave up on her dream of a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired on Tuesday....
2019-08-06, 10:39

USA sevens sparkle at Twickenham to secure Olympic spot Eagles and Fiji ensure qualification for Tokyo Games next yearCoach Mike Friday: ‘I’m so proud and pleased for all the boys’ USA have become the first men’s rugby sevens team to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year, after winning their three games on day one of the London Sevens at Twick...
2019-05-25, 20:13

Franklin hitting form when it matters in Olympic countdown "Riding waves is Mallory Franklin\u0027s day job but the slalom canoeist feels she\u0027s clambering on the crest of form at just the right time ahead of next year\u0027s Olympics in Tokyo."...
2019-07-31, 20:13

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....
2019-07-01, 20:39

| Banyana draw in opening 2020 Olympic qualifier Banyana Banyana played to a 0-0 draw against Botswana on Friday night at the National Stadium in Gaborone in the first leg of their first 2020 Olympic qualifier....
2019-08-31, 08:13

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....
2019-06-22, 19:00

Olympic fencer may be disciplined for taking a knee on podium A US Olympic fencing champion took a knee on the podium at the Pan American Games — and now he may face disciplinary action. Race Imboden — who took home gold in the team foil event — knelt during the national anthem at the medal ceremony Friday in Lima, Peru, in what he saw was......
2019-08-11, 23:26

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."...
2019-06-12, 20:52

Japan speculates over identity of final Olympic torchbearer With the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, speculation is growing in Japan over who will be the final torchbearer to light the cauldron in the new Olympic Stadium, in the traditional ritual that begins every Games....
2019-08-22, 08:26

US Olympic officials reprimand but don't punish Pan-Am Games protesters Gwen Berry, Race Imboden each get 12 months of probationBoth athletes will be eligible for next summer’s Tokyo GamesThe letter went to the two protesters. The message was meant for a much wider audience.The CEO of the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee sent letters of reprimand to hammer thrower Gw...
2019-08-21, 04:00

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 their game as qualifying events begin. The Dew Tou...
2019-06-14, 00:00

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....
2019-06-14, 05:52

Official linked to Olympic ticket scam set to be IOC member LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has nominated Greek official Spyros Capralos as a member, seven years after he was linked to black market ticket sales for the 2012 London Olympics. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says Capralos “has served his sanction and that a warn...
2019-05-22, 20:13

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."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928 It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold       ...
2019-07-19, 08:26

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....
2019-07-05, 22:26

Federal officials investigate sex abuse in US Olympic organizations Feds looking into how NGOs handled sex-abuse allegationsA proposed bill would strengthen congressional oversightFederal investigators are looking into the way the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee and national governing bodies of Olympic sports handled sex-abuse allegations, people with knowledge ...
2019-09-14, 02:00

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....
2019-07-15, 21:52

TFD fights early morning fire on the eastside Courtesy: Tucson Fire Dept. Tucson Fire Department fought a duplex fire early Saturday after receiving multiple 911 calls. Around 3:51 a.m. officials received multiple calls about smoke and fire coming from a duplex in the 2300 block of South Saddleback Avenue. Crews arriving on scene saw most of th...
2019-08-31, 21:39

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."...
2019-06-15, 01:39

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-year-old case after Dotcom and the others lost two p...
2019-06-10, 12:26

Trump’s Pentagon choice fights to win over the doubters Pat Shanahan’s critics call him a weak link on the president's team but the acting defense secretary says he knows how to deal with the unexpected. 'You have to know how to hit a curveball.'...
2019-06-15, 02:39

I Should Stop Quitting Games At Boss Fights I finally got a chance to boot up Control a couple days after the game launched. Since it was late at night, I only had a little time to explore its unsettling world before I had to go to bed. I quit at the game’s first boss fight, intending to play more later. Instead I spent the next several days ...
2019-09-02, 23:00

As Serena fights for the throne, a duchess watches Amid the excitement of Serena Williams' latest bid for U.S. Open glory, some off-court news buzzed about the plaza at Flushing Meadows: a duchess had come to Queens....
2019-09-08, 03:13

The Terror: Infamy fights a losing war on two fronts Photographer, translator, babysitter, interrogator: In this week’s episode of The Terror: Infamy, Chester Nakayama wears many hats, and as usual, they’re all an awkward fit. “Shatter Like a Pearl” ratchets up the drama both at the front and in the prison camp back home, but like the prisoner of war ...
2019-09-10, 16:52

Sheriff suspended after Parkland shooting fights for his job TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to suspend the sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting was a knee-jerk reaction based on politics. Those comments came Tuesday at the beginning of a Senate hearing as Scott Israel fights his sus...
2019-06-18, 18:52

She fights every 'troll, psycho and perv' she can find – and uses the law to do it After grappling with a ‘psycho ex’ of her own, lawyer Carrie Goldberg takes a stand for victims of online harassment, deepfakes and revenge pornIn 2012, Carrie Goldberg, a lawyer, met a man she calls her “psycho ex”. The man swept her off her feet and treated her like royalty, which is why it took a...
2019-08-13, 08:52

Kovalev fights Yarde on Saturday, is Canelo next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Yarde on Saturday could lead Sergey Kovalev to a fight with Canelo Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes with it....
2019-08-21, 16:39

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."...
2019-06-11, 08:26

Kovalev fights Yarde on Saturday -- is Canelo next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Yarde on Saturday could lead Sergey Kovalev to a fight with Canelo Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes with it....
2019-08-22, 12:26

Lights dim, but Australia's LGBTI media fights on Radio and print outlets say some companies splash the rainbow flag during pride month, but don’t splash cash afterwards “We are challenged,” said Joy FM’s president, Melinda Rich, in a memo to staff last week.The community LGBTI radio station in Melbourne has been operating for 25 years and has abo...
2019-08-11, 03:26

Vitali Klitschko fights to keep power in Kyiv Kyiv's mayor, Vitali Klitschko, is increasingly in the crosshairs of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. A messy power struggle for the Ukrainian capital lies ahead....
2019-08-04, 01:26

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....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Stripped of Olympic status, boxing body calls new elections GENEVA (AP) — One day after being stripped of Olympic recognition, boxing body AIBA called for fresh elections in November to help rebuild its image and relations with the IOC. AIBA executive committee member Umar Kremlev of Russia said Thursday a new president will be elected Nov. 15 in Lausanne, S...
2019-06-27, 23:26

US Olympic Gymnast's Brother, Serving In Army, Charged With Murder The brother of champion US gymnast Simone Biles has been arrested and charged in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting that left three people dead....
2019-08-30, 21:39

Olympic champion Barker breaks collarbone in London crash Olympic champion Elinor Barker has confirmed she suffered a broken collarbone in a high-speed pile-up at the end of the women's Ride London Classique in London on Saturday....
2019-08-05, 04:01

Olympic champion cyclist Barker undergoes successful surgery "Britain\u0027s Olympic champion Elinor Barker has successfully undergone surgery after breaking her collarbone in Saturday\u0027s RideLondon Classique."...
2019-08-10, 10:13

Canadian Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for U.S. A spokesperson from High-Performance Public Relations, which represents Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton, confirmed that Humphries has asked to be released from the organization....
2019-09-13, 21:13

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....
2019-07-11, 20:26

Tokyo Olympic committee may ban rising-sun flag from 2020 Games Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Friday they may designate Japan's "Rising Sun" flag as the flag of a non-participating country - which could lead to the controversial banner being banned from use at venues at next year's Summer Games....
2019-09-13, 12:00

Australia win Olympic berth as United States crush Japan "Australia continued their impressive form in the basketball World Cup with an 87-82 win over Lithuania and secured a berth in the 2020 Olympic Games while holders United States cruised to a 98-45 rout of Japan on Thursday."...
2019-09-05, 20:13

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....
2019-05-23, 13:39

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. However, a number of crises are causing headaches for the organizers....
2019-07-22, 17:39

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games       ...
2019-07-11, 13:52

Reports: The Justice Department Is Investigating Sex Abuse In The Olympic Movement The Wall Street Journal reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched criminal investigations into sexual abuse across multiple U.S. Olympic organizations as well as “potential financial and business misconduct throughout the U.S. Olympic system.” Other news outlets later reported ...
2019-09-14, 03:39

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.       ...
2019-06-19, 22:39

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 glance. And that’s the moment. It’s a scene from a ...
2019-06-18, 16:52

What a disastrous pro debut means for Olympic champ Robeisy Ramirez One of the most highly anticipated pro debuts in boxing turned out to be a complete disaster for Robeisy Ramirez, but there are still reasons to be optimistic about his future....
2019-08-13, 15:39

Swiss Olympic chief says Tokyo heat and travel challenging Switzerland's Olympic team leaders foresee challenges coping with heat and humidity next year in Tokyo and venues scattered outside the city       ...
2019-08-26, 19:39

IOC lifts suspension on India hosting Olympic sports events The IOC has lifted a suspension on India hosting Olympic-related sports events imposed in February after two athletes from Pakistan were denied visas to compete       ...
2019-06-20, 19:39

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....
2019-06-11, 10:52

Olympic Champion David Rudisha Survives Car Crash In Kenya Kenyan middle-distance runner, Olympic champion, and 800m world record holder David Rudisha is reportedly okay after sustaining minor injuries from a car crash in his home country, according to K24TV....
2019-08-26, 06:52

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 publicly for the first time on Tuesday and which ...
2019-06-19, 14:39

Toyota plans self-driving escort for Olympic torch and marathon The vehicle is part of the automaker’s wider Olympic transport plans that also include self-driving shuttles and personal mobility devices such as scooters....
2019-08-23, 16:00

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       ...
2019-06-19, 18:39

Kenya’s Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya’s Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests. Michael Rotich was banned by the IAAF ethics board following a three-year investigation prompted by an undercov...
2019-05-22, 15:39

Rare 1972 Nike Olympic running shoes set record at more than $437,000 A pair of extremely rare running shoes designed for the 1972 Olympic trials set a new world record after selling for more than $437,000 during a public auction this week....
2019-07-25, 00:00

U.S. Olympic officials reprimand but don't otherwise punish athletes who protested Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry received letters from the USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland after they protested during Pan Am Games.       ...
2019-08-21, 01:13

Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez won silver medal as speed skater at 2014 Olympics. Now he's close to majors Miami Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez, who has spent the year at Class AAA New Orleans, won a speedskating silver medal at the Sochi Olympics.       ...
2019-08-29, 21:39

Outgoing PM May Fights Back Tears As She's Applauded Out Of UK Parliament British lawmakers gave outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May a standing ovation as they applauded her out of the House of Commons chamber after her final, at times emotional, appearance as leader on......
2019-07-25, 00:26

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 fan was far too eager to grab a......
2019-05-27, 01:39

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. Tuesday, while she was walking home from Lawrenc...
2019-07-03, 17:39

'I resigned': Bolton fights back after Trump says he fired him Former national security adviser John Bolton is pushing back against President Trump for saying that he fired him. Bolton, 70, is instead claiming that he offered his resignation....
2019-09-10, 21:39

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 producing......
2019-07-13, 14:13

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....
2019-07-10, 20:13

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 noticed McDowell’s Jeep speeding and spinning ou...
2019-07-10, 02:13

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....
2019-06-15, 06:39

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       ...
2019-07-04, 18:39

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....
2019-06-19, 17:52

Jason Statham and The Rock 'refuse to lose fights against one another' Fast & Furious stars’ contracts ensure they receive equal punishment on screen, says producerEgocentric demands are nothing new on Hollywood sets but producers of the Fast & Furious franchise have revealed its stars have gone so far as to refuse to lose fights against one another.Members of the team...
2019-08-02, 17:00

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....
2019-07-09, 14:13

Activist fights for women to be able to enter soccer stadiums Iranian football activist Maryam Shojaei urges FIFA to end the ban on female football fans being allowed to watch games in Iran, following the death of Sahar Khodayari....
2019-09-14, 13:00

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fencing....
2019-06-12, 17:52

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....
2019-07-06, 23:13

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....
2019-06-17, 19:39

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....
2019-06-15, 00:26

Who gets to give dietary advice? Health coach fights law NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit in Florida highlights the confusion around dietitians and health coaches, and how their qualifications differ. A federal court is expected to rule on a lawsuit by Heather Del Castillo. When she lived in California, she offered tips on natural eating as a health coach. But i...
2019-05-30, 20:52

No Time Off For Ambassadors As Brazil Fights Amazon Criticism Brazil's Foreign Ministry on Monday ordered its ambassadors in Europe and other G7 countries not to take vacation for the next two weeks in order to coordinate a diplomatic response to global concerns......
2019-08-27, 05:52

Hundreds evacuated as Greece fights dozens of wildfires Greek authorities evacuated hundreds of people on the island of Samos, after firefighters fought more than 50 wildfires over the weekend, one of which threatened a popular beach resort....
2019-08-27, 02:39

Venture-Capital Stalwart Fights Crypto Crackdown Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm known for early investments in companies including Facebook, is putting up a fight against Washington’s cryptocurrency crackdown....
2019-09-01, 19:26

Best in the world: The UFC's most memorable title fights outside North America Saturday's strawweight championship bout starts a run of three straight UFC title bouts being held outside North America. Here are the five best from the promotion's past....
2019-08-28, 21:39

Let it burn: U.S. fights wildfires with fire, backed by Trump It was the kind of fire that has terrified communities across the drought-ridden U.S. West in the past few years: a ponderosa pine forest ablaze in the mountains of New Mexico filling the air with thick, aromatic smoke....
2019-08-28, 16:00

Ocasio-Cortez fights against solitary confinement for 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 isolation after his expected transfer to Rikers Is...
2019-06-06, 03:13

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 anyway,” Adelaide man, Kym ...
2019-06-05, 14:52

Arabian fights: inside the UFC’s long-term partnership with the UAE The UFC returns to the UAE for the first time in five years on Saturday, but the promotion is steeped in controversyOn Saturday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to the United Arab Emirates for the first time following a five-year hiatus with an intriguing pay-per-view event headlined ...
2019-09-04, 13:26

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 federal court in Manhattan to try to toss out the traf...
2019-06-22, 05:26

Paige VanZant makes more money from Instagram than UFC fights UFC star Paige VanZant is one of the most popular fighters on social media, and her success online has forced her to reevaluate her contract with the MMA promotion. During an appearance on “Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show” on Monday, VanZant said she actually makes more money “sitting at home p...
2019-08-27, 18:52

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
2019-07-19, 13:52

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — 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. The IOC says its own polling in March showed “83% support in Italy” and “55% in fav...
2019-05-24, 12:52

Brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles charged in triple murder The brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was arrested Thursday at a U.S. Army base and charged in connection with a triple murder at a rental property in Cleveland....
2019-08-30, 15:13

Brazil fire warning shot to surfing rivals in Olympic qualifier Italo Ferreira wins men’s gold at MiyazakiCompatriot Silvana Lima takes women’s silver Powerhouses Brazil showed just what a threat they will be at surfing’s Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men’s division and silver in the women’s to win top overall team honours at ...
2019-09-16, 16:13

Olympic skater Ashley Wagner says John Coughlin sexually assaulted her Former US Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner has come forward with allegations of sexual assault against fellow skater John Coughlin, who committed suicide in January. Wagner, who won the team bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, said the incident occurred in June 2008 after a party at a figur...
2019-08-01, 17:39

Where are they now: Gymnast Simone Biles looks strong in comeback from 2016 US Olympic team After making history in Rio, Simone Biles took 2 years off to experience life outside the gym. The most decorated USA gymnast ever stayed plenty busy.       ...
2019-07-25, 00:13

How one American gymnast is charting a unique course to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games Jade Carey is on track to make the 2020 Olympics in a way no other American gymnast has ever done before -- or will ever do again.       ...
2019-08-10, 07:00

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....
2019-05-22, 12:13

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 Quadzilla, set his 100m personal best of 10.10 seconds...
2019-05-22, 08:52

Olympic champ Ryan Lochte opens up about post-Rio scandal: 'If I disappeared, it would be OK' Olympic champion swimmer Ryan Lochte said in an interview set to air Tuesday that he lost the will to live after a scandal cost him all of his sponsors after the 2016 Rio Games....
2019-08-20, 17:52

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, the swimmer’s friends alerted a life guard — but s...
2019-07-09, 21:52

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind.       ...
2019-07-09, 15:52

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....
2019-05-22, 02:00

Report: DOJ investigating FBI, Olympic organizations' handling of sex abuse complaints The Department of Justice is looking at how several Olympic organizations handled sexual abuse complaints, according to the Wall Street Journal.       ...
2019-09-13, 23:13

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.       ...
2019-06-12, 22:00

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....
2019-06-22, 00:26

| England rookie McConnochie eager to complete Olympic and World Cup double Uncapped winger Ruaridh McConnochie is on the brink of a notable achievement following his shock inclusion in England's squad for next month's Rugby World Cup....
2019-08-12, 21:39

From Viet Cong to Team USA: Hanoi garment factory's Olympic transformation When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it had done during the Southeast Asian country's long war with the United States....
2019-07-17, 11:01

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....
2019-06-10, 14:39

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......
2019-06-10, 18:39

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"...
2019-06-19, 18:00

Australia's Queensland state to fund 2032 Olympic bid study Australia moved closer to launching a bid for the 2032 Olympics and Paralympic Games after the Queensland state government announced it would help fund a study into how much the events would cost taxpayers       ...
2019-07-23, 06:39

Britain's Olympic champion Mears retires to follow music career Britain's first Olympic diving champion Chris Mears, who won gold with his 3m springboard synchronized partner Jack Laugher, has retired from competition to pursue his music career....
2019-08-07, 11:13

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an extravagant ceremony, which was attended by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach a...
2019-07-24, 16:52

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....
2019-07-04, 00:52

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....
2019-06-01, 20:26

| 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....
2019-07-05, 12:52

Opinion: Simone Biles is right to ask why adults in Olympic movement didn't do their job Star gymnast Simone Biles renews criticism of USA Gymnastics and Olympic officials after Senate report shows FBI dragged feet on Larry Nassar probe       ...
2019-08-08, 10:13

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for next summ......
2019-07-18, 21:26

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 Japan’s capital first won the right to host the G...
2019-06-11, 14:39

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
2019-07-25, 10:39

Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted as a 17-year-old Olympian Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted in 2008 by teammate John Coughlin, who died by suicide in January after being suspended.       ...
2019-08-01, 13:26

Apple fights EU order to pay 13 billion euros in back taxes Apple will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros in Irish back taxes in a landmark case in the EU’s crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies. The iPhone maker is expected to send a six-man delegation headed by chief financial officer ...
2019-09-16, 18:00

Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they'd better shape up for the job....
2019-07-31, 20:13

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....
2019-07-15, 17:26

3-year-old fights for her life after mistaking ecstasy for candy in Ibiza A 3-year-old girl is fighting for her life after mistaking ecstasy for candy on a vacation to Ibiza, Spain, according to a report. The Russian toddler was at a playground Thursday when she came upon the dangerous party drug in Santa Eulalia, a popular tourist spot in the clubbing destination, Spanis...
2019-07-19, 19:26

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in the British army are to be placed in a single division, as part of a reorganisation designed to reflect a belief that the boundary between peace and war...
2019-08-01, 03:26

Exxon fights fire at Baytown, Texas, oil complex; six injured Exxon Mobil Corp said it was fighting a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex injuring six people and sending nearby residents indoors....
2019-07-31, 21:00

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 emerged from a retention pond near his Palm Harbor c...
2019-07-16, 01:13

Woman suffering from PTSD fights to keep emotional support monkeys A Missouri woman is fighting to keep her three emotional support monkeys after her neighbors complained to the city council, a report said. Texanne McBride-Teahan — who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder — owned the monkeys for 20 years but recently had a neighbor complain when she moved to...
2019-09-16, 11:26

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 the U.S. in everything from smartphones to X-ray ma...
2019-05-30, 00:13

| LONELY BATTLE: Senegal restaurateur fights the plastic tide Babacar Thiaw took the initiative of opening Dakar's first "zero plastic" restaurant in a response to the rubbish strewn along the beaches of the Senegalese capital....
2019-09-07, 11:52

| Brazil's army fights Amazon fires after hundreds more flare up Brazil has deployed two C-130 Hercules aircraft to douse fires devouring parts of the Amazon rainforest, as hundreds of new blazes were ignited ahead of nationwide protests over the destruction....
2019-08-26, 00:00

German state fights Islamist extremism with YouTube satire The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia is betting on wit and humor as an antidote to Islamist extremism. Extremists use YouTube to target young people, but NRW wants to fight fire with fire....
2019-08-25, 14:52

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 seven-year-old case after Dotcom and the others los...
2019-06-10, 13:52

Man fights off subway attacker in wild video as bystanders watch A man who fought back against a stranger who randomly attacked and then robbed him inside a Brooklyn subway station said he was stunned by fellow staphangers — who stood by and began recording cell phone videos instead of helping. The 48-year-old was inside the Utica Avenue A/C-train station shortly...
2019-08-22, 23:13

YouTube flags robot battle videos as “animal fights” Enlarge / The "Great White" bot from King of Bots. On Monday, several YouTube users had their videos removed from the service due to YouTube's restrictions on animal fight footage. This was confusing, because the videos in question showed no animals fighting; instead, they showed robots battling....
2019-08-22, 15:39

McCain’s family fights to define legacy of civility, service Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks at a rally in Davenport, Iowa, on Oct. 11, 2008. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain’s family is asking Americans to reach out to one another and agree to disagree in honor of the late senator’s...
2019-08-22, 04:52

Fearing tobacco's fate, palm oil industry fights back On the morning of Feb. 26, executives from a Washington consultancy presented a strategy paper to some of the most powerful officials in the Malaysian palm oil industry....
2019-08-21, 19:52

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....
2019-06-12, 23:39

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 truck-based tension and hostility. Is this a mist...
2019-05-28, 22:39

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest with the work of his congressional panel....
2019-05-28, 18:13

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 they/them pronouns, looking straight into the camera...
2019-05-28, 10:13

Arrested Cuban journalist Roberto Quinones fights on, despite fear Just hours before his arrest, the opposition journalist told DW he feared he would soon be behind bars. Independent journalists in Cuba face arbitrary arrest, threats and psychological attacks, Quinones said....
2019-09-15, 17:13

Reality bites: Serbian lawyer fights to stop trash TV Violence, misogyny and vulgar insults are common on reality TV — and it harms viewers, say experts. One man in Serbia is campaigning to change the law and prevent an adverse societal impact....
2019-09-14, 22:26

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 sayRead our entire Toxic America seriesJayne DePotter spent almost a decade making her Michigan jewelry studio a second home for young artists seeking direction, seniors looking to exercise...
2019-05-22, 09:39

Georgia man fights for gay rights in Supreme Court 'Hotlanta' case Months after joining the gay-friendly Hotlanta Softball League, Gerald Bostock was out of a job in a Georgia county government office and was convinced he had become the victim of workplace discrimination based on his sexual orientation....
2019-09-13, 18:52

'King Bibi' fights for his political life in Israeli election Twenty years after Benjamin Netanyahu's first term as Israel's prime minister ended, the man hailed by supporters as "King Bibi" is again fighting for his political survival in a rerun election....
2019-09-13, 18:26

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 thousands of ISIS fighters move back and forth acro...
2019-05-23, 19:13

"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 violence....
2019-05-24, 17:26

Uber fights fee cap with lobbyists who pose as restaurant reps: critics Uber is being accused of using “deceptive” tactics to fight its regulatory battles in the Big Apple. The ride-hailing giant — scrambling to thwart a potential cap on the lucrative fees that its Uber Eats food-delivery service charges restaurants — has tapped a team of political lobbyists who critics...
2019-09-12, 14:13

Victoria’s Secret owner fights back with ‘inclusivity’ plan Shares of L Brands — owner of Victoria’s Secret — bounced 3.8 percent on Tuesday after management promised change is coming to the out-of-favor lingerie maker. But details of the turnaround plan were as skimpy as the retailer’s lingerie itself. At an investor presentation in Columbus, Ohio, L Brands...
2019-09-11, 09:52

Lawmakers renew fights over Trump's border wall, abortion U.S. lawmakers clashed on Tuesday over funding for President Donald Trump's border wall and women's reproductive health programs, flashpoints that could threaten funding to keep the federal government operating beyond this month....
2019-09-11, 00:52

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 of South Carolina Children’s Health. He has ...
2019-06-13, 05:52

Autocar confidential: Bentley blows off some steam, Nissan fights the law and more Nissan's Intelligent Mobility autonomous development programme is held back by legal constraints Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry This week, as we chat to the motoring industry's top dogs, we hear why Volvo's ready for the SUV to...
2019-08-20, 05:52

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life HONG KONG (AP) — 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. On Saturday, she was fighting for her politic...
2019-06-15, 16:52

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 plastic-wrapped. But as world leaders descend on Os...
2019-06-27, 21:00

EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday....
2019-08-09, 07:39

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....
2019-06-28, 06:26

Arrests made after fights at Detroit-area fireworks display ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Police say they arrested a dozen young people after several fights broke out at a suburban Detroit fireworks display. Crowds gathered Thursday night for the fireworks in Romulus, where police say nine juveniles and three young adults were taken into custody. Police say several ...
2019-06-28, 19:00

Amid crisis, Haiti fights to save oil used in fine perfumes LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High in the Haitian hillsides, men gather roots to produce an essential oil used in fine perfumes ranging from Chanel to Guerlain. In the poorest country of the Western Hemisphere, this is ground zero for a multimillion-dollar industry responsible for more than half the world...
2019-06-28, 19:00

Joe Biden Fights Off Rivals In Third Democratic Debate For 2020 Elections Frontrunner Joe Biden went on the offensive Thursday in the third Democratic debate of the 2020 White House race, clashing with top rivals on the fraught issue of health care in America and brushing......
2019-09-13, 14:52

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 in a recent interview with the UK’s Telegraph...
2019-07-02, 14:39

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....
2019-07-03, 12:39

Kyrgios fights off back spasms to win Citi Open title Nick Kyrgios overcame early back spasms to get the better of Russia's Daniil Medvedev in a pair of tiebreakers and win the Citi Open in Washington on Sunday....
2019-08-05, 04:01

Sea Of Class fights for life after colic attack ends her career • Filly had been second-favourite for this year’s Arc• Sea Of Class receiving intensive care after operationSea Of Class is fighting for her life after a devastating attack of colic that has caused an immediate end to her racing career. The news was broken on Sunday morning by her trainer, William H...
2019-07-07, 13:13

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 her home last Sunday, and proceeded to hold her agai...
2019-06-27, 19:52

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....
2019-06-20, 20:26

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....
2019-06-29, 21:13

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....
2019-06-06, 18:13

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 Boxing News....
2019-06-18, 19:52

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 threat of U.S. sanctions....
2019-06-18, 21:39

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....
2019-06-15, 22:52

Disney fights streaming account sharing with help from cable industry Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) Disney and Charter Communications are teaming up to fight account sharing in an attempt to prevent multiple people from using a single account to access streaming video services. The battle against acco...
2019-08-16, 13:13

Tokyo Olympic organizers say no plans to ban 'Rising Sun' flag despite South Korean demand Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Friday that the display of Japan's "Rising Sun" does not constitute a political statement and a spokesman said there were no plans to ban the controversial banner, as demanded by South Korea....
2019-09-13, 20:00

Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad M Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad Mainwaring, who now stands accused of molesting 41 boys who he trained over the last 44 years. His alleged crimes were brought to light in part because some of his victims found each other in the comme...
2019-08-02, 22:39

Olympic Figure Skater Ashley Wagner Says John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her When She Was 17 Three-time U.S. national champion figure skater and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Ashley Wagner wrote in USA Today on Thursday that she was sexually assaulted by the late former pairs skater John Coughlin when she was 17 and he was 22....
2019-08-02, 00:13

Olympic Skater Ashley Wagner Claims John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her at 17 Figure skating champion Ashley Wagner is sharing allegations of sexual assault against John Coughlin. In a piece for USA Today, published on Thursday, the Olympic athlete details the 2008......
2019-08-01, 22:39

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme heat....
2019-08-15, 02:13

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competition, the International Olympic Committee will have definitive answers....
2019-08-14, 18:13

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and several others appeared to be unsteady on their feet during an Olympic test event in Tokyo at the weekend,...
2019-08-12, 11:52

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of the new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as the IOC seeks a younger audience       ...
2019-07-21, 17:13

British triathlon athletes disqualified after breaking obscure rule during Olympic qualifier A pair of British triathlon athletes were disqualified from the World Triathlon Olympic qualifying event in Tokyo after they crossed the finish line holding hands in a photo finish....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
2019-09-02, 09:13

Spanish Olympic skier Blanca Fernandez Ochoa found dead in mountains Former skier Blanca Fernandez Ochoa, the first Spanish woman to medal in the Olympics, was found dead in the mountains outside of Madrid on Wednesday.       ...
2019-09-05, 15:52

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standards. ...
2019-08-23, 09:39

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....
2019-05-29, 22:52

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 congestion during next year’s Olympics. With more than 8 mi...
2019-07-16, 08:52

Three years after beating Michael Phelps, Joseph Schooling seeking Olympic return Joseph Schooling became a star the day he beat Michael Phelps to win gold at the 2016 Rio Games. Now Schooling is running out of time to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics....
2019-09-02, 20:13

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....
2019-05-30, 10:52

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....
2019-07-17, 00:52

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....
2019-06-24, 10:39

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.       ...
2019-06-28, 06:52

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 Tokyo.Speaking after winning the Vitality London 10...
2019-05-27, 20:52

Swedish PM Lofven says country ready to host 2026 Winter Olympic Games Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven made a last-minute effort to back Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid on Sunday, saying his country was ready to host the Games and deliver on its promises should the International Olympic Committee pick it....
2019-06-23, 23:26

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....
2019-06-06, 17:00

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."...
2019-06-11, 23:13

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016 vote-buying claims Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games       ...
2019-07-05, 13:52

| Southgate demands even more from 'devastating' England England manager Gareth Southgate insists his side must improve on "obvious" defensive errors after being bailed out by another devastating attacking display against Kosovo....
2019-09-11, 08:00

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from 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....
2019-05-31, 16:26

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. Apparently, the dog just wanted a plain burger with no s...
2019-06-01, 00:26

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....
2019-07-06, 06:39

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....
2019-07-05, 21:26

Coney Island knight fights are the bloody, bruising real deal A crowd gathers as two figures in full armor draw their swords. The one they call the Magic Knight reels back his weapon and smashes his foe’s helmet, metal pinging loudly off metal. He lands a kick to the shin before ramming his rival into a wall. Then he goes in for the kill, wrapping......
2019-08-03, 02:13

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 report said....
2019-06-11, 11:13

Daniil Medvedev fights the boos to send out a defiant message at the US Open • Medvedev reacts to crowd during interview after beating López• He said: ‘The more you do this the more I will win’Daniil Medvedev had endured nearly two hours of endless booing by the time he reached match point at midnight on Friday against Feliciano López. He had seen grown men leap from their s...
2019-08-31, 23:00

Cable industry fights plan to require robocall-detection technology Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Chin Leong Teoh | EyeEm) The cable industry is fighting an attempt to require deployment of robocall-detection technology. Some phone providers have already begun deploying the technology in question, which is called SHAKEN/STIR. The technology authenticates caller...
2019-08-28, 00:26

Sergey Kovalev fights Anthony Yarde on Saturday -- is Canelo Alvarez next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Yarde on Saturday could lead Kovalev to a fight with Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes with it....
2019-08-23, 06:26

Young Eagles fan fights tears after he is given Nelson Agholor's gloves A 12-year-old Philadelphia Eagles fan was brought to tears after one of his idols gave him a pair of his gloves at training camp.       ...
2019-08-07, 15:00

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....
2019-07-10, 17:52

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....
2019-06-09, 22:52

After a mysterious death, an indigenous tribe fights to protect the wild Amazon Deep in the heart of the Amazon, Ajareaty Waiapi performs one of her tribe's most traditional rituals. The tribal chief crushes blood red urucum seeds into a thick paste and generously applies it to her face, bare chest and torso. The mixture protects her skin from the sun and insects. It's also bel...
2019-08-27, 20:52

Exxon fights fire at Baytown, Texas, petrochemical plant; 37 injured Exxon Mobil said it was fighting a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex, injuring 37 workers and sending nearby residents indoors....
2019-08-01, 01:13

Roger Federer fights past chuntering Damir Dzumhur in the US Open • Swiss lost the first set but came back to win in four• Dzumhur the latest player to berate an officalThere was a moment in Roger Federer’s win against Damir Dzumhur here on day three of the US Open when the Bosnian underdog lost whatever sympathy the crowd afforded him as he turned on the umpire, ...
2019-08-29, 01:13

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....
2019-06-08, 18:13

Upriver From a Senator’s Lake House, an Oklahoma Town Fights for Survival For years, there has been fierce debate over water levels at a popular lake. Senator James Inhofe, who has a vacation home there, took the matter to Washington....
2019-08-27, 11:13

| Mall brawls and street fights as Hong Kong polarisation deepens Fights have erupted in Hong Kong with political rivals trading blows in a mall and Beijing supporters using Chinese flags to assault opponents on a street, deepening the city's polarisation after months of pro-democracy protests....
2019-09-14, 15:26

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......
2019-06-01, 02:00

Chinese woman in Mar-a-Lago trespassing case fights criminal charges A Chinese national arrested for bluffing her way onto U.S. President Donald Trump's Florida resort carrying a variety of electronic gear, sparking questions about whether she was an intelligence threat, faces her first full day of trial on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 14:26

Swiss telco Sunrise fights to save $6.4 billion Liberty deal Swiss telecoms firm Sunrise Communications on Thursday stepped up efforts to rescue its takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss unit amid criticism from its top shareholder, saying it had found new synergies and could cut a planned rights issue to fund the deal....
2019-08-22, 10:39

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....
2019-05-28, 06:52

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as eroding the territory’s democratic values...
2019-06-16, 06:00

'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 bend mid-trunk, pointing towards the lush, spring sun...
2019-05-23, 12:26

Sanders campaign fights media narrative that White House bid is slipping Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is pushing back against what they call a faulty narrative in the media that the independent senator from Vermont’s White House bid is slipping....
2019-08-13, 01:13

Adam Gase addresses, fights off Le’Veon Bell reports: ‘ridiculous’ One of the fallouts from the firing of Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan has been reports of coach Adam Gase not being fully onboard with signing free-agent running back Le’Veon Bell in March. The Post reported Gase did not think the Jets should pay as much as they did for Bell when they signed hi...
2019-05-23, 20:39

‘Harriet’ Tubman biopic trailer: Cynthia Erivo fights for freedom Harriet Tubman’s debut on the $20 bill has been delayed — but her silver screen spotlight is set. A new trailer for “Harriet,” a biopic of the abolitionist and suffragette to be released Nov. 1, dropped on Tuesday. Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo (“The Color Purple”) pl...
2019-07-24, 02:39

With Gaza war talk, Russia visit, Netanyahu fights on in election race Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday threatened war in Gaza and then flew to Russia to discuss Israeli freedom of action in Syria with President Vladimir Putin as a frenetic election race neared its end....
2019-09-12, 23:52

Fights break out at Hong Kong mall amid counter protests The situation turned chaotic as groups of people traded blows and some used umbrellas to hit their opponents. Police later moved in to defuse the situation, with several people detained....
2019-09-14, 18:26

Stop Having So Many People Get Thrown Into Walls In TV Fights--It Wouldn't Happen--End of Story There are a lot of fights on TV. Fine. It’s a dramatic thing that happens. But can we “cool it” with the throwing of people into walls, during fights? I just don’t see it as being reflective of reality and truth. Got it?...
2019-07-20, 00:26

Katy Perry suggests impromptu court gig as she fights plagiarism case Pop superstar Katy Perry offered to sing live in the witness box of an LA courtroom as she fought a lawsuit from Christian rappers over one of her chart-topping hits....
2019-07-19, 17:13

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....
2019-06-14, 15:26

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....
2019-05-25, 18:52

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....
2019-05-30, 17:13

County lines drug dealer from London fights deportation to Portugal A convicted "county lines" drug dealer from London is fighting deportation — claiming he should have a chance to rebuild his life in the country of his birth....
2019-08-19, 13:26

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."...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Lisa Leslie, Nastia Liukin are finalists for U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Hall of Fame class Apolo Ohno, Misty May-Treanor and Anne Donovan are also finalists for the Class of 2019 of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame.       ...
2019-08-12, 22:26

Olympic Channel documentary to shine spotlight on gymnastics hopefuls for 2020 Tokyo Games 'All Around' follows American Morgan Hurd and two other gymnasts as they prepare for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Go behind the scenes.       ...
2019-07-09, 19:13

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....
2019-06-03, 22:26

Why Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner felt it was time to come forward about sexual assault Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner talks about the reasons she felt it was time for her to come forward about her sexual assault.       ...
2019-08-01, 13:26

Discovery commits to delivering the biggest digital Olympic Games for Europe at Tokyo 2020 "With one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins, Discovery announced today that is will present the most comprehensive digital coverage of a Summer edition of the Olympic Games ever across Europe*."...
2019-07-24, 18:13

Japan-South Korea slanging match over tiny islands dragged again into Olympic arena A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics on Wednesday as Tokyo criticized Seoul's complaint over a map of Japan on the Tokyo Games website....
2019-07-24, 11:13

Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues - National Olympic Committees "Delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find heat and water quality solutions ahead of next year\u0027s Summer Olympics."...
2019-08-20, 16:52

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. ...
2019-07-11, 22:00

Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place Tori Ellis Willetts is GB’s latest 51kgs boxer. She contemplates the Olympics and whether Nicola Adams could return The post Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-17, 07:13

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.        ...
2019-06-07, 07:39

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....
2019-06-20, 01:39