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Caster Semenya calls on IAAF to focus on doping after return victory

• Athlete has appealed ruling to approve IAAF testosterone limit• Runner battling to defend 800m title at World ChampionshipsCaster Semenya has told the International Association of Athletics Federati...

Caster Semenya calls on IAAF to focus on doping after return victory

Source: theguardian.com

'I'll never take drugs': Caster Semenya tells IAAF to focus on dopers 'not us' – video Caster Semenya has urged athletic's governing body to drop its pursuit of female runners with high testosterone levels and instead focus on catching dope cheats. Speaking after winning a 2000m race on the outskirts of Paris, the South African made clear that she will continue to refuse to medicate t...
12:13 2019-06-12

Caster Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a ‘guinea pig experiment’ • IAAF ruled athlete must take medication to control testosterone• Semenya: ‘I will not allow the IAAF to use me and my body again’Caster Semenya has accused athletics’ governing body of using her body “as a human guinea pig experiment” by forcing her to take medication to control her testosterone l...
20:13 2019-06-18

Pressure mounts on IAAF as criticism of Caster Semenya ruling grows • Women’s sport organisations say rules are ‘discriminatory’• Semenya to appeal against testosterone limit for female athletesThree global organisations that promote women’s sport have written to athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, to say its rules for intersex athletes are “discriminatory” and “en...
01:26 2019-06-01

Swiss Court Suspends IAAF's Discriminatory Ruling Against Caster Semenya Switzerland’s top court has temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya, meaning she will be allowed to compete in the 800m event without taking medication to suppress her body’s natural levels of testosterone. The suspension will remain in effe...
19:39 2019-06-03

Caster Semenya free to run 800m without medication for now as Swiss court floors IAAF • Swiss court tells IAAF to suspend testosterone regulations• Olympic champion can compete without medication to 25 JuneCaster Semenya is once again free to run the 800m without having to take medication – at least for the time being – after the Swiss supreme federal court ordered the IAAF to suspen...
23:26 2019-06-03

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
00:26 2019-05-30

‘The IAAF Will Not Drug Me.’ Olympian Caster Semenya Appeals Court’s Testosterone Ruling (JOHANNESBURG) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion’s lawyers say she has lodged an appeal with the Swiss Federal T...
21:00 2019-05-29

Caster Semenya: IAAF wants 'swift reversal' of Swiss court's suspension of testosterone rules The IAAF says it will seek a "swift reversal" of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking medication....
16:13 2019-06-05

Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.” JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.” The post Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.” appeared first ...
21:13 2019-05-29

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue competing without hormone-suppressing drugs....
16:13 2019-06-04

Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as 'human guinea pig' for testosterone limit Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of using her as "a human guinea pig" to test its testosterone limit for intersex athletes and said it can never be allowed to happen again....
19:13 2019-06-18

| Russia 'regrets' IAAF doping ban vote The Russian Olympic Committee has insisted his country had fulfilled conditions set by the IAAF after the federation voted to maintain its track and field doping ban....
17:52 2019-06-10

| Caster free to run as Swiss Supreme Court suspends IAAF ruling The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend the implementation of the eligibility regulations against Caster Semenya....
19:13 2019-06-03

Caster Semenya can run without testosterone restriction A ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya has been temporarily lifted, allowing her to run in any event without medication to lower her testosterone levels. She could now compete in the World Championships....
20:13 2019-06-03

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says Caster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as "a human guinea pig" by forcing her to take medication that would limit her testosterone levels. ...
05:13 2019-06-19

IAAF extends ban on Russian athletics federation over doping Global athletics governing body IAAF on Sunday extended a ban against Russia's athletics federation and said Reuters findings on banned Russian coaches still working with athletes would be investigated....
19:00 2019-06-09

| IAAF maintain ban on doping-tainted Russia - source Russia's participation at the Doha world championships remains on tenterhooks after the IAAF voted to maintain its ban on the track and field giants over doping....
02:13 2019-06-09

Defiant Semenya to IAAF: Catch dopers, ‘not us’ MONTREUIL, France (AP) — A defiant Caster Semenya is urging track’s governing body to drop its battle against female runners with high testosterone levels and instead focus on catching dope cheats. Speaking after winning a 2,000 meters race on the outskirts of Paris, the South African again ma...
23:26 2019-06-11

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig' Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as it emerged that the IAAF had sought to have her declared a "biological male" in proceedings before sport's highest court....
21:13 2019-06-18

Testosterone row: Caster Semenya appeals against ruling South African athlete Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss supreme court against the ruling that she should take medication to lower her testosterone levels....
03:39 2019-05-30

Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion’s lawyers say she has lodged an appeal with the Swiss Federal Trib...
21:13 2019-05-29

| Semenya accuses IAAF of treating her like 'human guinea pig' South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of treating her like "human guinea pig"....
16:13 2019-06-18

| Russia again in spotlight as IAAF wrestles with Semenya case Doping-tainted Russia will learn this weekend whether it has met the criteria set by athletics' governing body the IAAF to be reintegrated in world track and field....
18:26 2019-06-08

IAAF argued in court that Semenya is ‘biologically male’ LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of track argued in court that Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions. The IAAF’s stance on Semenya and other female athle...
18:26 2019-06-18

‘The IAAF will not drug me or stop me being who I am’: Semenya appeals against Cas ruling • South African files appeal to Swiss supreme court• ‘I am a woman and I am a world-class athlete’Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the federal supreme court of Switzerland challenging the recent ruling against her by the court of arbitration for sport, the double Olympic champion has announced....
20:13 2019-05-29

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....
12:52 2019-06-10

Caster Semenya May Run an 800 Without Hormone Treatment, Swiss Court Says Semenya won an interim ruling that suspended a recent decision requiring intersex athletes to suppress testosterone levels before competing in certain women’s track events....
01:52 2019-06-04

Defiant Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya appealed Wednesday against a decision by sport's highest court to uphold highly contentious new rules in track and field that force her to take testosterone-suppressing medication or have surgery in order to compete in female races at top international events....
14:52 2019-05-30

Caster Semenya wins 2,000m at the Meeting de Montreui Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya cruises to victory at 2,000m at the Meeting de Montreui - her first race since filing an appeal against the IAAF's ruling to restrict testosterone levels in female runners....
09:39 2019-06-12

Caster Semenya launches second appeal against testosterone ruling Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Caster Semenya is again challenging a ruling requiring her to artificially lower her testosterone to enter competition....
03:26 2019-05-30

Caster Semenya files appeal over testosterone ruling Olympic champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss Supreme Court after losing her case against a controversial IAAF ruling which would force her to lower her testosterone levels....
12:26 2019-05-30

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 ...
15:39 2019-06-19

| Court denies IAAF’s request to re-impose regulations on Semenya The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has rejected the IAAF’s urgent request to be allowed to immediately re-impose its eligibility regulations on Caster Semenya....
20:26 2019-06-13

Caster Semenya will not race at World Championships if she loses appeal Caster Semenya says she will not race at the World Championships in Qatar later this year if she loses an appeal against IAAF rules governing testosterone levels in female athletes....
09:26 2019-07-01

Caster Semenya files fresh appeal over testosterone ruling Olympic champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss Supreme Court after losing her case against a controversial IAAF ruling which would force her to lower her testosterone levels....
05:13 2019-05-30

IAAF to seek swift reversion of Swiss court's Semenya ruling The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said it will seek a swift reversion of Monday's Swiss court ruling in favour of double Olympic champion Caster Semenya....
01:52 2019-06-05

| Semenya wins 2 000m race in Paris amid IAAF fight South African Caster Semenya won a rarely-run 2,000m race in Montreuil, east of Paris, amid her ongoing legal battle with the IAAF over its testosterone rules....
04:52 2019-06-12

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testosterone levels to compete alongside other women....
04:26 2019-05-30

Semenya denied Rabat entry but IAAF fails to block 800m champion "Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favoured 800 metres race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland\u0027s highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African."...
22:26 2019-06-13

Caster Semenya Can Run Free—for Now—as Court Rules She Won’t Have to Take Drugs to Lower Testosterone Levels Calling it a victory for women’s “human rights,” South African runner Caster Semenya and her legal team are cheering a Swiss court’s ruling that allows her to continue competing without taking testosterone-lowering drugs while she continues her appeals....
15:00 2019-06-05

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....
21:13 2019-05-29

Caster Semenya Plans to Run 3,000-Meter Race, Which Doesn’t Require Her to Limit Testosterone Semenya, the two-time Olympic champion at 800 meters, is expected to race in the Prefontaine Classic next month in California. The 3,000 is not covered by a new rule restricting intersex athletes....
05:13 2019-05-22

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....
22:13 2019-06-03

Track Officials Called Caster Semenya ‘Biologically Male,’ Newly Released Documents Show The governing body of track used that language as it argued in court that Semenya must suppress her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in certain women’s races....
06:39 2019-06-19

| Semenya powers to victory at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya swept to victory in the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic, extending a four-year reign of dominance that is under threat from new IAAF rules....
04:00 2019-07-01

Monteiro started to lose focus in "emotional" race before WTCR victory Tiago Monteiro says he started to lose focus in an "emotional" final few laps of his World Touring Car Cup victory in the final race of the Vila Real weekend...
19:26 2019-07-08

Eoin Morgan tells England to focus on victory for vital New Zealand game • England will clinch semi-final spot with win• Morgan played in limp defeat to New Zealand in 2015Eoin Morgan has told his England players to stay in the moment and forget the consequences of a must-win game against the team that launched their one-day revolution four years ago.Defeat to New Zealan...
19:26 2019-07-02

Didi Gregorius’ return to the Yankees coming into focus Didi Gregorius went hitless in three at-bats and played seven innings at shortstop in his first rehab game with Single-A Tampa in a 2-1 loss in Bradenton on Saturday night on his road back from offseason Tommy John surgery. “I texted with him probably three days ago when he started [extended spring ...
09:39 2019-05-26

Domingo German’s return to Yankees coming into focus MOOSIC, Pa. — Domingo German is ready to close the Yankees’ opener chapter. A day after Yankees manager Aaron Boone indicated the 26-year-old could return to the rotation next week, German (left hip flexor strain) used a slick breaking ball to retire the first six batters he faced Thursday in a reha...
17:00 2019-06-28

After a brilliant World Cup victory, US stars return to their day jobs It’s been a non-stop party since Megan Rapinoe and Co won the World Cup. But now the task is to see if they can grow the domestic leagueIt’s been a non-stop party for the US women’s national team since they won the World Cup on Sunday. The champagne started flowing in the locker room immediately aft...
15:39 2019-07-11

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in-chief. “I call upon the chairman to hold hearings...
22:39 2019-06-04

Murray marks competitive return with doubles victory at Queen’s alongside Lopez "Andy Murray marked his return to competitive tennis with a doubles victory over Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah alongside Feliciano Lopez at Queen’s."...
23:00 2019-06-20

In Sudan, protesters log victory but military still calls the shots The Sudanese military and civilian opposition have agreed on democratic elections in three years' time. Meanwhile, they're supposed to share power in a council. But will they? And can they without more violence?...
17:26 2019-07-06

Andy Murray marks return to competitive tennis with doubles victory at Queen's Club Andy Murray's eagerly-awaited return to competitive tennis began successfully as the Scot partnered Feliciano Lopez to victory at Queen's Club in a late Thursday evening clash....
22:26 2019-06-20

Ed Henry calls in to give update on liver transplant recovery: 'We've succeeded in victory' Fox News Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry called into "Fox & Friends" on Saturday to give viewers an update on his and his sister's progress in recovering from a liver transplant the two underwent....
22:26 2019-07-13

Pakistan PM Khan congratulates India's Modi on election victory, calls for peace Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated India's Narendra Modi on the runaway election victory of his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)....
15:26 2019-05-23

Jean Todt calls for the return of refuelling during races in F1 • Move could lead to lighter cars and more overtaking• Valtteri Bottas quickest in Friday practice for British GPThe president of the FIA, Jean Todt, has said he would like to see a return of in-race refuelling to Formula One as a way to improve the sport. Speaking at Silverstone before this weekend...
19:39 2019-07-12

The Latest: Iran rejects calls to return to nuclear deal Iran says it will not reverse its decision to increase uranium enrichment beyond the limits set by the 2015 nuclear accord with world powers until it achieves its “full rights” under the deal, which U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned last year...
13:00 2019-07-10

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...
20:00 2019-05-27

| CAS has stirred up emotions over Caster decision CAS has stirred up emotions over its decision to uphold the IAAF's ruling forcing Caster Semenya to take medication to reduce her testosterone levels....
20:26 2019-05-21

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes' positive drugs tests, in an indictment recommending that Lamine Diack, the Senegalese former head of the IAAF, and his son stand trial....
23:39 2019-05-21

Track body IAAF to rebrand as World Athletics MONACO (AP) — Track and field’s world governing body is to change its name from the IAAF to World Athletics. The new name and logo will be introduced in October after one last edition of the world championships under the IAAF banner. The IAAF has kept the same initials since it was founded in ...
17:26 2019-06-09

| Caster pays Banyana a visit before China SWC clash Banyana Banyana might be in the middle of their pool matches at the women's Soccer World Cup but they had time to welcome a famous visitor on Tuesday....
19:26 2019-06-12

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
03:52 2019-05-30

Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping: AIU The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes, one of them a Commonwealth Games former champion, for doping, the latest in a string of doping cases in the East African nation....
18:13 2019-07-09

33 Russians face new doping allegations MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency says it plans to file doping cases against 33 athletes from a range of sports for using banned treatments from a doctor. The agency, known as RUSADA, says the suspects who used the unspecified “banned method” include 19 track and field competi...
14:13 2019-06-17

Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping - AIU "The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes, one of them a Commonwealth Games former champion, for doping, the latest in a string of doping cases in the East African nation."...
18:52 2019-07-09

Doping expert Mario Thevis: 'There are a lot of risks' Doping is widespread not only in elite-level sports, but also in amateur sports. German doping expert Mario Thevis spoke to DW about the health risks that athletes expose themselves to by using banned substances....
22:00 2019-07-10

Doping: First cases on Russia cheats sent to federations The first batch of doping cases built on evidence secured from a tainted Russian laboratory have been turned over to international federations (IFs), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Tuesday....
20:26 2019-07-02

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its new anti-doping chamber stripped Ruslan Nurudinov of fourth place in London in the 105-kilogram weig...
15:26 2019-05-27

Up to 70 Russian athletes could face doping charges MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency says the number of athletes accused of receiving banned treatments from a doctor could rise to 70. The agency, known as RUSADA, said last week it would file cases against 33 athletes from numerous sports suspected of receiving banned intravenous infusions...
13:26 2019-06-19

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
01:26 2019-05-24

| Russia says doping cover-up report is part of 'information war' Russia authorities say that they were victims of an "information war" following reports that sparked the investigation of high-jump world championship runner up Danil Lysenko....
19:13 2019-06-03

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
18:13 2019-07-16

Armstrong on doping past: 'I wouldn't change a thing' Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he "wouldn't change a thing" about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles, according to details of an interview that will air next week on NBCSN....
01:26 2019-05-24

Kenyan officials blame frequency of doping on numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed a report by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) that ranked the east African nation as the third most cheating nation in the sport....
00:26 2019-07-13

| Biggest-ever anti-doping blitz arrests 234 people A vast international police operation involving 33 countries and the World Anti-Doping Agency has seized millions of doping substances and arrested 234 people,...
00:39 2019-07-09

Asian Games champ Keyhani banned for doping MONACO (AP) — Asian Games steeplechase champion Hosein Keyhani has been banned for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which handles doping cases in track and field, says the Iranian runner has been banned four years over a positive test for stamina-booster EPO. Keyhani is also disqualified from A...
13:00 2019-06-21

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation said Sunday it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forged paperwork in a doping case. British newspaper The Sunday Times reported that documents from a fake clinic were filed to the Athletics Integrit...
18:39 2019-06-02

Russia accused of ‘backsliding’ on doping reforms in track MONACO (AP) — Russia’s ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it’s “backsliding” on doping reforms. Track’s world governing body, the IAAF, refused to lift the ban at a council meeting this weekend although Russia had made a long-awaited ...
17:26 2019-06-09

Swimming: Sun doping case needs more 'clarity', says Australia coach Australia's head swimming coach has questioned a panel decision to clear Sun Yang of wrongdoing in refusing a doping test and urged anti-doping authorities to provide more transparency over the Chinese swimmer's case....
13:39 2019-07-14

Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling Caster Semenya has appealed the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold the IAAF regulation that she cannot run in international races from 400 meters to one mile unless she medically lowers her natural testosterone levels....
21:39 2019-05-29

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’s ban will end on May 7, 2023, when she will be 38. Kirwa, who was born in Kenya but switched nationality and represented Bahrain at the 2016 Rio de Ja...
14:13 2019-06-17

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....
13:52 2019-05-22

Stade Francais lock Stassen provisionally suspended for doping Stade Francais' South African lock Hendre Stassen has been provisionally suspended by the French anti-doping agency after failing a random drug test following a French Top 14 match against Montpellier in May....
14:39 2019-07-12

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."...
00:39 2019-05-23

Austrian ski veteran Reichelt quizzed in blood doping case INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — The Austrian ski federation says Alpine veteran Hannes Reichelt was questioned by police investigating a blood doping ring in sports. The Austrian federation says Reichelt denies wrongdoing in the case known as Operation Aderlass. Reichelt won 13 World Cup races in his care...
19:00 2019-05-27

Doping: Uzbeki weightlifter Nurudinov disqualified from London Olympics Uzbekistan's Ruslan Nurudinov has been disqualified from the London Olympics weightlifting competition after being found guilty of doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday....
17:52 2019-05-27

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...
01:52 2019-06-28

Cycling: Former Vuelta champion Cobo banned for doping violation Spain's Juan Jose Cobo has been found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation based on "abnormalities" in his biological passport between 2009 and 2011, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-13

Europe: Police conduct massive anti-doping operation A Europe-wide police operation has led to the seizure of tons of steroids, 234 arrests, and the dismantling of 17 crime groups. It was the largest operation of its kind ever conducted....
01:13 2019-07-09

Senior Russian track official steps down in doping case MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s second most powerful track official has stepped down while facing a doping case. Andrei Silnov, the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in the high jump, left his post as senior vice-president of the Russian track and field federation and will no longer sit on its board. Silnov i...
16:39 2019-06-14

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       ...
14:00 2019-07-11

Senior Russian athletics official faces doping ban, says federation A senior Russian athletics official is facing a ban for a suspected anti-doping violation, the country's suspended athletics federation said on Wednesday....
18:39 2019-06-12

Lance Armstrong on doping past: 'I wouldn't change a thing' "Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he \"wouldn\u0027t change a thing\" about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles, according to details of an interview that will air next week on NBCSN."...
03:52 2019-05-24

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....
14:26 2019-07-11

Aussie swimmer snubs China's Sun Yang amid doping dispute Fellow athletes have offered support to Australian swimmer Mack Horton for his boycott of the podium ceremony of a Chinese rival. Olympic winner Sun Yang is accused of cheating after he smashed up his own doping samples....
12:13 2019-07-22

Exclusive: Two Russian coaches, doctor banned for doping still active in sport Three years ago, Russian athletics coach Vladimir Mokhnev was banned for 10 years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, global sport's over-arching judicial body, for giving prohibited performance-enhancing drugs to members of the national track team....
15:00 2019-06-06

Agent: US long jumper expects doping ban; tainted beef cited The agent for Jarrion Lawson says the American long jumper and sprinter is expected to receive a four-year suspension for a failed doping test they maintain is tied to contaminated meat. Paul Doyle told The Associated Press on Friday that Lawson will appeal the soon-to-be-announced decision from the...
18:13 2019-05-31

Froome confirmed 2011 Vuelta winner due to Cobo doping case Chris Froome is now the 2011 Spanish Vuelta winner because of Juan Jose Cobo's disqualification for blood doping       ...
13:26 2019-07-18

Kenyan blames high doping-offence figures on participation numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed figures that put the east African nation as the third-most cheating nation in the sport in terms of biological passport offences....
15:00 2019-07-14

Cycling: Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta crown after Cobo doping ban Eight years on, Chris Froome has been crowned winner of the 2011 Vuelta a Espana after Spain's Juan Jose Cobo was stripped of the title following a doping violation....
11:13 2019-07-18

Semenya vows no world championships if she can't run 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Sunday she would not defend her world title in Doha next September if she could not run in the 800 meters because of new testosterone regulations imposed by the sport's governing body....
13:26 2019-07-01

| Semenya to race 800m for first time since gender ban Caster Semenya will race in the 800m at the Stanford Diamond League in her first outing over the distance since she launched a legal battle against the IAAF....
17:01 2019-06-20

| Semenya returns to 800m at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya returns to the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting with the athletics world wondering if it will be her last race over the distance....
00:13 2019-06-29

Semenya cleared to compete by Swiss court Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered athletics' governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, to suspend implementation of new regulations while Semenya's appeal is pending....
22:26 2019-06-03

Semenya vows no world championships if she can't run 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Sunday she would not defend her world title in Doha next September if she could not run in the 800 meters because of new testosterone regulations imposed by the sport's governing body....
01:26 2019-07-01

Doping: WADA chief says path to bringing Russian cases to justice has been painful WADA Director General Olivier Niggli said the process to get the first batch of Russian doping cases turned over to international sports federations had been "very painful" but he was confident that sanctions would soon follow....
23:13 2019-07-04

Russian anti-doping chief says athletics culture at odds with reinstatement push Russian anti-doping chief Yuri Ganus said on Wednesday that the country's suspended athletics federation was not doing enough to stamp out doping culture and was falling short in its bid to be reinstated by global athletics governing body IAAF....
14:26 2019-06-19

Chris Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta a España title after Cobo doping ban Team Sky rider originally finished second to Spanish riderFroome is now the first British winner of a Grand TourChris Froome has officially been named as the winner of the 2011 Vuelta a España following a doping case involving Juan José Cobo, who originally finished in first place.It is Froome’s sev...
06:13 2019-07-18

Semenya free to run without medication while appeal is heard - court "Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will be able to run in her favoured 800 metres event without medication to lower her testosterone levels until an appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal has been ruled on, the court said."...
19:26 2019-06-03

Semenya free to run without medication while appeal is heard: court Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will be able to run in her favored 800 meters event without medication to lower her testosterone levels until an appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal has been ruled on, the court said on Monday....
18:39 2019-06-03

Semenya wins women’s 800, wants to defend world title STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Caster Semenya easily won the women’s 800 at the Prefontaine Classic in Stanford on Sunday, as an international court continues to debate her future in the event. The former Olympic champion and embattled three-time world champion won in 1 minute, 55.70 seconds, nearly ...
02:00 2019-07-01

Semenya files appeal to Swiss Supreme Court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court on Wednesday against rules requiring middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone to reduce it via medication....
00:52 2019-05-30

Semenya to chase fast 800m at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya will get another chance at her favorite event, the 800 meters, when the South African competes in the June 30 Prefontaine Classic in California, her agent and meeting officials told Reuters on Tuesday....
21:13 2019-06-18

Semenya wins women's 800, wants to defend world title Caster Semenya easily won the women's 800 at the Prefontaine Classic on Sunday, as an international court continues to debate her future in the event....
16:52 2019-07-01

Semenya denied entry into Rabat 800 meters race Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favored 800 meters race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland's highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African....
07:00 2019-06-14

| Semenya's shadow hangs over Stockholm Diamond League Caster Semenya's shadow will hang over the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Thursday even though the double Olympic 800m champion will be absent....
13:00 2019-05-30

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
18:13 2019-07-15

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
21:00 2019-07-14

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal....
21:52 2019-06-10

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after paying a visit to their camp in Paris on Wednesday....
18:39 2019-06-12

| Semenya denies she refused to run in Rabat, blames event organiser Caster Semenya's representatives reacted angrily after the organiser of the Diamond League event in Rabat said the Olympic champion had refused an invitation to run....
03:26 2019-06-16

Semenya received invitation to Morocco race 'too late': agent Caster Semenya was invited on Friday to run in an 800m race in Morocco on Sunday -- after previously saying she had been denied the right to participate in the event -- but the invitation came too late for her to get there, her agent said....
22:13 2019-06-14

South African federation joins Semenya appeal over CAS verdict Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya's appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication....
23:39 2019-05-31

Wilson makes most of Semenya absence to win Diamond League 800m American Ajee Wilson made the most of the absence of Caster Semenya and Francine Niyonsaba to win the women's 800 meters in Friday's Diamond League meeting on a windy, wet evening in the Swedish capital. ...
03:00 2019-05-31

Lance Armstrong says he 'wouldn't change a thing' about doping scandal that cost him 7 Tour de France titles Lance Armstrong says he “wouldn’t change a thing” about using performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tour de France titles only to have them stripped away years later....
20:52 2019-05-24

Rabat organizers made it impossible for Semenya to race, says legal team The Moroccan Athletics Federation made it "impossible" for Caster Semenya to compete at the Rabat Diamond League meeting on Sunday because of the lateness of a re-invitation, the South African athlete's legal team said on Saturday....
21:39 2019-06-15

Athletics-Wilson makes most of Semenya absence to win Diamond League 800m American Ajee Wilson made the most of the absence of Caster Semenya and Francine Niyonsaba to win the women's 800 meters in Thursday's Diamond League meeting on a windy, wet evening in the Swedish capital. ...
10:00 2019-05-31

Semenya wins in Montreuil, intends to defend 800m world title Caster Semenya, who is battling the sport's governing IAAF over rules that prevent her from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication, won a 2,000 meters at the Montreuil athletics meeting on Tuesday....
04:13 2019-06-12

FA claim Robert Snodgrass swore at doping officials on 'balance of probability' – but was it mistaken identity? West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass swore at anti-doping officials before allegedly claiming it might have been Andy Carroll because of his northern accent....
12:39 2019-05-23

How to keep focus in the office Most of our workplaces are cluttered with distractions of many different kinds. These distractions are especially present in a popular open-office settings, which are proving to be more and more disruptive to the general productivity of teams. From meetings to co-workers looking for a chat, it’...
09:00 2019-07-12

Ford Focus Focus retains its position as the best-in-class to drive – spec dependent – while adding extra space, functionality and connectivity The market introduction of the fourth-generation Ford Focus has been a slightly piecemeal and incremental process, but it’s nonetheless now nearing the point where th...
22:26 2019-07-16

Lance Armstrong on doping: 'We did what we had to do to win... it wasn't legal but I wouldn't change a thing' Lance Armstrong is adamant he "wouldn't change a thing" about his doping regime which helped him to seven Tour de France wins and led to his spectacular fall from grace....
09:26 2019-05-25

'You can't help but wonder': As home runs fly at a record pace, MLB's doping question is back Juiced baseballs are cited as the reason for home runs being hit at a record pace, but what if PED use is also to blame? "You can't help but wonder."       ...
15:13 2019-07-08

Dogs in focus - in pictures A selection of works at the exhibition Photographic Dog Show includes images from some of the world’s finest photographers, including Elliott Erwitt, Bruce Weber, Martin Usborne among others, who all happen to have a love of caninesChrist Church & St Stephen, Battersea Park Road, London, from 20-23 ...
09:26 2019-06-20

Crude Oil Clarity: Focus on This! The chart below of crude oil looks at the final week of October. You can see that after a few days of sideways action, prices turned up on October 26. The question before traders that day was simple: Would crude's price keep rising?...
14:33 2019-05-21

The future of the RMB: special focus Euromoney's latest coverage of how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s growth....
15:26 2019-05-21

New Ford Focus ST estate revealed Ford’s Skoda Octavia vRS estate rival is priced from £30,595 and on sale in the summer Ford has released the first images of the new Focus ST in load-lugging estate form ahead of orders opening in the summer. Like the hatchback, the ST estate will be available in both diesel and petrol forms, with ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Pelosi: 80% of Trump’s focus is on infrastructure President Trump is so focused on winning a bipartisan deal to rebuild America’s transportation infrastructure that it dominates discussions with Democratic leaders, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
20:52 2019-06-19

Focus@Will uses music to help you get more stuff done, and it’s over 75% off today While the radio or the music of your favorite band might seem like a solution to help screen out the noise, you might be surprised how broadcasts and even off-kilter composition can still throw you off your game. Focus@Will is created with a simple purpose: to block out interferences and keep you ho...
15:13 2019-07-08

Oil's Rebound Above $60 Increases Focus on Technicals A recent rebound in U.S. crude-oil prices back above $60 is increasing focus on gauges of market momentum, the latest swing in a topsy-turvy year for energy markets....
20:39 2019-07-11

Ford Focus is the UK's most frequently stolen car News 24 May, 2019 More Ford Focuses were stolen in 2018 than any other model of car, while Staffordshire had the street with the highest number of thefts...
17:00 2019-05-24

NIH to focus on HIV treatment to replace ART therapy Health experts have prioritized research to develop a therapy that can replace ART and still achieve HIV remission, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told UPI....
21:13 2019-06-07

Rapinoe is focus despite not featuring in USWNT's win It was an enthralling semifinal that had it all -- a contentious offside decision, a penalty, a red card, wonderful saves and three ruthlessly taken goals -- but it was a player who did not feature in the US' 2-1 win over England in Lyon who was the focus of much attention....
04:00 2019-07-03

New BMW 1 Series reinvented with focus on practicality Front-driven platform for mainstream models, AMG A35 in crosshairs of new 302bhp, all-wheel drive M135i range-topper BMW has revealed the completely re-engineered 1 Series, with the range-topping 302bhp M135i model given all-wheel drive for the first time to directly rival the Volkswagen Golf R and...
05:52 2019-05-28

Ford Focus ST 2019 review Ford’s hot hatch formula for the class-leading Fiesta ST has been applied to the 276bhp Mustang-engined Focus ST. Does it work? Normally, we would not begin a review of the latest, possibly greatest hot hatchback with a reference to Ferrari, but bear with.When Ferrari launches a new car, journalis...
17:52 2019-07-01

Stocks advance to end first half as G20 in focus A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday in advance of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as global equities notched their best first half since 1997....
22:26 2019-06-28

First ride: 2019 Ford Focus ST With the imminent arrival of an all-new Focus ST, we hitch a ride to see if it can bottle the brilliance of its little brother "The spirit of everything we learned from the Fiesta ST is definitely in there," says Leo Roeks, peering up at the differential housing of the latest, third-generation Focu...
01:13 2019-05-23

Jio to Focus on Subscriber Numbers, Not Tariffs Reliance Industries plans to remain focused on subscriber additions rather than chase higher tariffs for its Jio telecoms business, a top company executive said....
11:39 2019-07-22

Lance Armstrong 'wouldn't change a thing' on doping before 'most colossal meltdown' Former cyclist Lance Armstrong said he's not living in a world of regret surrounding his doping history in a recently taped interview.        ...
15:13 2019-05-24

Stanford's Eye-Tracking Glasses Automatically Focus On Whatever You're Looking At If you don’t already deal with a condition called presbyopia, you probably will by your mid-40s. It’s when the lenses in your eyes lose elasticity making it hard to focus on objects up close, like the words in a book. The solution is to occasionally wear reading glasses or glasses with progressive l...
19:52 2019-07-02

VW will focus on early adopters for first ID3 electric cars VW's long lead time for the ID3 will be used to learn from customers why they want to buy the car and how VW can improve its marketing to prepare the "right product for the right people at the right time," a VW executive said....
17:13 2019-05-24

After US-Mexico trade spat, USMCA in now focus Whipsawing US trade tactics under President Donald Trump are running the risk of upending ratification of the new North American trade agreement. (June 14)        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)        ...
19:39 2019-06-01

China's Economic Troubles Come Into Sharper Focus The first four months of 2019 sent out a lot of false signals about China’s economy, leading many investors to conclude things were better than they really were. May is bringing a dose of reality, and it’s not pretty....
12:52 2019-05-31

Tour de France cyclists focus on nutrition Tour de France cyclists are increasingly focusing on nutrition as they try to power themselves through the grueling race. (July 8)        ...
11:13 2019-07-08

New Ford Focus ST estate loads up at Goodwood Ford's booted ST makes its UK public debut at the Festival of Speed, with orders due to open later this month Ford has used the Goodwood Festival of Speed to showcase the new Focus ST in estate form, alongside the standard hatch and new Puma.  Like the hatchback, the ST estate will be available in ...
20:26 2019-07-04

Stocks edge up, dollar dips with G20 in focus Stocks posted modest gains on Friday and the dollar dipped ahead of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as global equities were poised to cap off their best first half since 1997....
20:26 2019-06-28

Shooting survivor to focus on reducing gun violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened fire Sept. 6, 2018, in the bank building’s l...
08:26 2019-06-13

Focus Now Entirely On Development, Welfare: PM In Andhra After Reelection Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that increased aspirations and expectations of people as reflected in the recent general elections verdict-- were a guarantee for making India brighter....
20:00 2019-06-09

Banks boost Wall Street with G20 in focus U.S. stocks rose on Friday, as big banks gained after clearing the Federal Reserve's stress test, while investors kept a watch on the G20 summit where a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping could lay the groundwork to resolve their trade dispute....
20:26 2019-06-28

The 2019 Ford Focus ST Is Fun But No Hardcore Monster Ford has purged its non-truck catalog of American cars, meaning that the 2019 Focus ST won’t be sold stateside. That’s a tragedy, in concept, because the idea of this car’s pretty great. The execution may not be a hardcore turbomeganutterhatch, but there are still some reasons to take a look at the...
01:13 2019-07-04

Investors to focus on the peso after CFK's shock VP announcement Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s announcement won’t immediately change demand for Argentine assets, but it might give some short-term relief to the peso, according to experts.  ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Pella puts win over Anderson down to focus and aggression Argentine Guido Pella pulled off a major upset at Wimbledon on Friday, beating fourth seed and 2018 finalist Kevin Anderson in straight sets to reach the last-16 of a Grand Slam for the first time....
20:39 2019-07-05

Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus? Just 1% of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest.        ...
17:26 2019-05-24

Pogba must put his head down and focus on pre-season, says Robson "Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba must distance himself from speculation that he is set to end an unhappy spell at Old Trafford and focus on pre-season training until a decision is reached on his future, club legend Bryan Robson said."...
17:00 2019-07-15

Drahi says to keep focus on TMT businesses after Sotheby's deal Billionaire Patrick Drahi said on Monday he would remain focused on his main telecoms and media businesses and would not sell any shares in his Altice Europe NV business to fund his acquisition of Sotheby's auction house....
17:39 2019-06-17

Beauty Brands Focus on Women of Color Customers with darker complexions are finding more makeup options, as startups and established brands follow Fenty Beauty by Rihanna in targeting an untapped market with inclusive offerings....
06:52 2019-07-15

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries in electric cars, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK missing emissions targets and long-term environmental issues, leading figures in the ...
14:13 2019-07-10

Oil prices steady, focus turns to G20 gathering Oil prices were steady on Friday, with focus shifting to the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
05:00 2019-06-28

Reliance Jio To Focus On Subscriber Numbers Not Tariffs Its strategy is aimed at prolonging the pressure on rivals such as Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, whose revenue and profits have plunged since the launch of Jio...
07:13 2019-07-22

Car Companies Train Focus on Distracted Driving Combating distracted driving has long been a frustrating challenge for car companies, regulators and law enforcement. New technologies, including eye-tracking cameras and steering sensors, aim to help solve that problem....
01:26 2019-06-16

Exhibit highlights cartoonists’ focus on First Amendment COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new exhibit at the world’s largest cartoon library in Ohio draws on an old tradition: political cartooning, a First Amendment right. The display runs the gamut from a 1774 etching by Paul Revere criticizing Britain’s use of tea as a political weapon to a 2018 cart...
19:00 2019-05-27

Oil prices steady, focus turns to G-20 gathering Oil prices were steady on Friday, with the focus shifting to the G-20 summit where a scheduled meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
04:39 2019-06-28

Timeline for Jets’ GM decision coming into focus The Jets’ general manager search should be wrapped up soon. Coach/interim GM Adam Gase gave an update on the search Tuesday and said he hopes they have the GM hired before the team breaks for the summer at the end of next week. “I hope so because it would be nice to do that,” Gase......
12:26 2019-06-05

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards The suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were being looked after properly....
19:52 2019-06-17

Fed speakers could steal focus from trade war in week ahead A flurry of Fed speakers and any new trade developments could shake up what normally might be a slow week of trading ahead of the three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend....
18:39 2019-05-21

New BMW 3 Series Touring launched with focus on sharp handling New 3 Series Touring will go on sale in the UK in late September Available in plug-in hybrid form for the first time, the new 3 Series estate “handles even better” than the old one BMW has taken the wraps off the new 3 Series Touring and promised it will retain the dynamic handling of the saloon ...
01:13 2019-06-12

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destabilizing international monetary systems. But can they and should they?...
23:39 2019-07-19

Multilateralism’s ‘proven record of service’ is focus of first-ever International Day   The International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace “underscores the value of international cooperation for the common good”, according to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres marking its first-ever observance on Wednesday. ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Australia signals Indo-Pacific focus for Five Eyes Defence Minister Linda Reynolds says Australian-US cooperation will be about coordinating the nation's respective Indo-Pacific strategies, with an emphasis on developing "complementarities" and building self-reliance....
09:39 2019-06-13

In Hong Kong, science of crowd counting comes into focus When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agreed the crowds were huge....
13:52 2019-06-20

Ford Focus ST Estate 2.0 Ecoblue 2019 review Can the diesel-powered estate version of the new hot Ford Focus excite in quite the same way as the petrol hatchback? This is the far extreme of the new Ford Focus ST family from the petrol hatchback that we've already reviewed. The 2.0-litre Ecoblue diesel engine will be offered in both the hatch...
18:52 2019-07-02

S.Korea stocks steady; focus shifts to Fed meet Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI index was flat on Monday ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting, while investors kept a cautious stance after a U.S. chipmaker giant painted a gloomy outlook for the industry. The won weakened, while benchmark bond yield rose. ...
08:39 2019-06-17

Researchers create eye-tracking glasses that auto-focus where you look Researchers at Stanford University have created glasses that track your eyes and automatically focus on whatever you're looking at. The so-called autofocals, detailed in a paper published in the journal Science Advances, could prove a better solution......
21:39 2019-07-02

Dell’s new Inspiron laptops focus on better thermal performance It wouldn't be a trade show unless Dell opened a small shipping container's worth of new PCs and dumped them across all of our tables. Computex 2019 has seen the company offering up a number of updates to its machines, including its mid-range of Insp......
15:52 2019-05-28

Government Should Focus On Agriculture, Shadow Banks, Says SBI Research In its research report, SBI's Economic Research Department said that ideally government should keep the fiscal deficit numbers constant for the next two years...
21:52 2019-07-02

Free agent Collison, 31, retires from NBA to focus on faith NEW YORK (AP) — Point guard Darren Collison has decided to retire from the NBA after 10 seasons to focus on being a Jehovah’s Witness. The 31-year-old Collison played for the Indiana Pacers the last two seasons. He told ESPN’s The Undefeated in a letter Friday that he decided to retire p...
01:00 2019-06-30

Darren Collison retires to focus on being Jehovah’s Witness From the back court to your front door. Pacers point guard Darren Collison shockingly announced he’s retiring to focus on being a Jehovah’s Witness. “While I still love basketball, I know there is something more important, which is my family and my faith. I am one of the Jehovah’s ...
01:52 2019-06-30

Sylvester Stallone: next Rocky film should focus on immigration Actor outlines premise that ‘could work’ for franchise but says his all-American heroes were never intended as political symbolsSylvester Stallone has said he wants to make a new Rocky film in which the boxer encounters an immigrant living illegally in the US.Speaking during a Q&A at the Cannes film...
04:26 2019-05-25

New 2019 Ford Focus ST: prices and specs announced News 23 May, 2019 Ford has quietly released prices and specs for the new Focus ST ahead of its launch this summer, with the base model starting from £29,495...
14:26 2019-05-23

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
23:13 2019-05-21

FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a senior FBI counterterrorism official said on Thursday....
23:26 2019-05-23

Novartis CEO says cannabis not company focus despite Tilray partnership Speaking with CNBC's Jim Cramer from the "Healthy Returns" conference in New York City, Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan says cannabis is "not a focus" for the pharma company....
18:26 2019-05-21

D-Day ceremonies focus on keeping memories alive for kids As fewer World War II veterans are left to share their stories, this year's 75th anniversary D-Day commemoration is focusing on keeping memories alive....
13:52 2019-06-05

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX subdued as focus turns to Fed Most Latin American currencies made small moves against the dollar on Tuesday as investors awaited clues on U.S. monetary policy from the U.S. Federal Reserve officials. With financial markets closed in Brazil and Argentina for a local holidays, trading was largely muted ahead of Fed chief Jerom...
17:00 2019-07-09

Factbox: Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country into a high-tech investment powerhouse....
13:39 2019-06-28

Democrats launch hearings to keep focus on Mueller report WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are beginning the summer by trying to keep the public’s focus on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Monday that his panel will hold a series of hearings on “the alleged crimes and other ...
21:52 2019-06-03

BMW grille debate should focus on 7 Series, says design director 7 Series and X7 stand out from BMW's mainstream models because that's what their buyers want Debate over BMW’s ‘over-sized’ grille design should be focused on the BMW 7 Series alone, according to the group’s design director Adrian van Hooydonk. Discussions regarding BMW’s controversial grille desig...
11:26 2019-06-28

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore....
19:13 2019-06-09

Tlaib to Pelosi: 'Focus' on McConnell instead of bashing progressives Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-MIch., had a message for Nancy Pelosi, after the House Speaker dismissed her and other progressives in a recent New York Times interview: go after Mitch McConnell instead....
18:39 2019-07-07

ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attention-grabbing apps so you can get things done. However, there's a way to get that feature, and a few o......
22:13 2019-06-29

Lack of focus on security of Australia's critical infrastructure: ASPI The maturity and understanding of operational technology risk lags that of IT systems. The Australian Cyber Security Centre could take a lead role in bridging the knowledge gap, says a new paper....
08:13 2019-07-02

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of bringing stability there -- a tweak on the......
08:52 2019-06-28

Ford Focus ST-Line X 2019 long-term review It has already proved itself in Autocar's road test, but what is Ford's all-new Focus like to live with? We're finding out Why we’re running it: To find out if Ford’s all-purpose hatchback remains the driver’s car of choice in the family car class Month 1 - Specs Life with a Ford Focus: Month 1 ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Democrats plan to focus on obstruction while questioning Robert Mueller Mueller laid out several episodes in which Trump tried to influence his investigation and wrote that he could not exonerate the president on obstruction of justice....
14:26 2019-07-19

RPT-FOCUS-Ram tough: FCA turns up the heat on GM and Ford in U.S. truck sales war At Planet Ford, which boasts it is the No. 1 Ford volume dealer in the Houston area, customers shopping for a 2019 F-150 pickup truck can get discounts from Ford Motor Co of more than $8,000 - and that is just the start....
14:00 2019-06-28

Abiteboul: Hulkenberg run hurt by Ricciardo F1 British GP strategy focus Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul has admitted Nico Hulkenberg was let down by a strategy call while the team was focussing on Daniel Ricciardo during the British Grand Prix...
20:13 2019-07-16

Don't hold your breath for The Elder Scrolls 6 – Starfield is Bethesda's focus We've waited with bated breath for any smidgen of information on the new The Elder Scrolls 6 and Starfield games ever since Bethesda announced their existence with teaser trailers at last years E3 conference. If you were disappointed to hear that neither game will be making an appearance at E3 ...
17:39 2019-06-06

Centre's Special Focus To Improve Connectivity In Northeast: President President Ram Nath Kovind in his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government is giving special focus on improving connectivity in the......
14:13 2019-06-20

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
14:52 2019-07-19

Video: Honda's latest F1 upgrade shifts focus onto Red Bull Honda will bring its second Formula 1 engine upgrade of 2019 to this weekend's French Grand Prix, just four grands prix after its first was introduced...
21:13 2019-06-20

House committee to hold hearings to keep focus on Mueller report The hearings will serve as a stand-in of sorts for Mueller himself, who made clear in public comments last week that he does not want to appear before Congress and would not elaborate on the contents of his report if he were forced to testify....
23:13 2019-06-03

Serena Williams hasn't lost focus -- she's gained perspective While Serena Williams remains one away from Margaret Court's record 24 Grand Slam titles, she already has cemented her place in history, on and off the court....
17:00 2019-07-15

Closing arguments in Kellen Winslow trial focus on his NFL fame VISTA, Calif. — Attorneys for former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. say five women who accused him of rape and lewd conduct invented the allegations to prey on his wealth, while prosecutors say his fame empowered him to prey on the most vulnerable. Winslow’s status was mentioned by both sides ...
16:39 2019-06-05

RPT-FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
13:52 2019-07-10

FOCUS-Ram tough: FCA turns up the heat on GM and Ford in U.S. truck sales war At Planet Ford, which boasts it is the No. 1 Ford volume dealer in the Houston area, customers shopping for a 2019 F-150 pickup truck can get discounts from Ford Motor Co of more than $8,000 - and that is just the start....
03:01 2019-06-28

Motorola India to Focus on Growing Business in Online Space Motorola that saw its India shipments decline a whopping 70 percent year-on-year (YoY) in 2018, is re-energising its focus on growing business in the online space, a key company official has stressed....
10:39 2019-07-01

Jony Ive is reportedly leaving Apple over its stifling operations focus Insider accounts provide greater insights into the departure of Apple's design chief Jonathan Ive, who apparently chafed at Tim Cook's focus on operations.Read More...
17:52 2019-07-01

Asian shares tick up, U.S. data, earnings in focus ahead of Fed Asian shares inched up on Tuesday as traders awaited U.S. retail sales data and more corporate earnings to gauge the health of the world's biggest economy, with markets remaining focused on a likely U.S. rate cut by the end of the month....
04:52 2019-07-16

FOCUS-Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings Google's bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers....
09:39 2019-07-01

Bucks' elimination puts focus on Giannis' future in Milwaukee Giannis Antetokounmpo will be eligible for a supermax extension in 2020, and the superstar's contract status will loom large as the Bucks enter a busy offseason....
07:13 2019-05-26

Raptors not letting Warriors' injuries change their focus in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors may have a prime opportunity to jump ahead in the NBA Finals given the whack of injuries that have plagued the Golden State Warriors but they are not changing their approach to the pivotal contest....
01:52 2019-06-05

| Race organisers focus on high-quality TransCape journey After a successful 2019 edition, race organisers will leave no stone unturned in their efforts to make next year's TransCape MTB Encounter more memorable....
13:52 2019-05-27

Upcoming Doom TV series will focus on the game’s creation at id Software If there's one thing we've learned from shows and movies like Halt and Catch Fire, Silicon Valley and The Social Network, it's that the inner-workings of tech and game companies make for incredibly compelling viewing. Now, we could have a new TV show to look forward to, with news...
05:39 2019-06-28

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and elsewhere....
17:39 2019-06-17

Heading into Copa America, Brazil's focus is off the field Neymar is again the focus of the Brazil's national team ahead of a major tournament on home soil, but for a very different reason        ...
14:00 2019-06-05

Secret Service: Mass attack prevention should focus on behaviors Most of the people who carried out mass attacks in public spaces last year had made threatening communications, and 75 percent of those communications had aroused concern in others, the Secret Service said Tuesday....
21:52 2019-07-09

You can use Jack Bogle's investing strategy and keep a socially responsible focus The traditional S&P 500 index fund may not work for you if you want to invest with environmental or social causes in mind. But themed index funds might be worth a second look....
14:52 2019-05-21

Greek PM says Syriza needs to regroup and focus ahead of snap poll Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday urged his Syriza party to regroup and heed the message of voters ahead of snap national elections he called after a resounding defeat from opposition conservatives in European Parliament elections....
21:13 2019-05-27

FOCUS-Sparkly unicorn ice cream: Kroger’s bid to win grocery wars Kroger Co has room to improve on sales and is looking to its Deluxe Unicorn Swirl ice cream and other store-brand products to boost growth, Chief Executive Rodney McMullen said on Thursday....
22:00 2019-06-20

| Hong Kong's expat police become focus of protester rage A peculiar legacy of Hong Kong's colonial past has emerged as a focal point of rage for anti-government protesters: A dwindling band of expat police officers now vilified for doing the bidding of the city's pro-Beijing leaders....
09:39 2019-07-20

Rory McIlroy keeps focus on bigger picture before Open homecoming McIlroy will contest The Open at childhood course Royal Portrush, but is keen to emphasise the wider context of a major being played in Northern IrelandWhen Rory McIlroy says he is treating this like any other Open Championship it is not really clear who he thinks he is kidding. Maybe he is more wor...
20:52 2019-07-17

Second Phase Of FAME To Focus On Electrification Of Public Transport: Government The second phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) scheme will focus on supporting the electrification of public and shared transportation over the next......
10:39 2019-07-03

UK poised to give special forces greater Russia focus: BBC Britain's special forces are about to shift away from counter-terrorism work and instead concentrate on blocking covert operations by countries such as Russia, the BBC reported on Thursday, citing unnamed British officials and military sources....
00:26 2019-06-14

House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
20:39 2019-07-19

Railways Gets Rs 65,837 Crore, Budget Focus On Public-Private Partnership Railways received a budgetary allocation of Rs 65,837 crore and highest ever outlay for capital expenditure amounting to Rs 1.60 lakh crore in the Budget for the year 2019-20 presented on Friday,......
23:26 2019-07-05

Trump Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea...
10:39 2019-05-24

Trump’s Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Japan visit starting this weekend is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea. Trump and Abe will play golf Sunday joined by pro golfer Isao Aoki, then the two leaders and th...
10:26 2019-05-24

Economy in focus as India PM Modi starts second term without key aide Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take his oath of office on Thursday along with his ministers, though he suffered a setback at the start of his second term when key aide and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley opted out of the next government....
10:26 2019-05-30

Fed chief likely to focus on trade-inspired policy shift in testimony The U.S. Federal Reserve over the course of its 105-year history has changed monetary policy in reaction to property crashes, war, financial bubbles and policymakers' gut instincts about where the economy was heading....
10:52 2019-07-10

"Gaon, Gareeb Aur Kisan Our Focus," Says Nirmala Sitharaman In Budget Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, announcing the Union Budget for 2019-20 in Parliament on Friday, said India will become a $3 trillion economy this year. "It is now the sixth largest economy Five......
09:13 2019-07-05

TRAI to Focus on Regulatory Imbalance Between OTTs, Telcos: Chairman TRAI has said the scope of its consultation process on over-the-top applications (OTTs) is limited to examine if there are any regulatory imbalances between telecom service providers (TSPs) and OTT......
16:39 2019-05-21

Aleix Espargaro: Aprilia should now switch MotoGP bike focus to '20 MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro admits his Aprilia team is unlikely to make a big step over the rest of the campaign and wants it to switch focus to 2020 already...
11:39 2019-07-05

Bostic: Fed's focus is its mandates not market pricing for rate cuts Strong market expectations of an upcoming Fed rate increase are not a reason for the central bank to make a policy move given a U.S. economy that continues to perform well, Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said on Thursday....
00:00 2019-07-12

Tax For Wealthy, Focus On Poor In Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget: 10 Points Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman raised taxes for the super-rich and hiked duties on fuel, gold and automobile parts in her first Budget on Friday, in measures aimed at tackling a five-year low in......
19:26 2019-07-05

2019 Ford Focus ST review: a true Golf GTI rival? Is Ford's latest hot hatchback its best yet? We've been finding out Ford has a long history of excellent hot hatchbacks, from the Escort Cosworth to the current Fiesta ST. Now there's another model looking to join that exclusive list. The new Focus ST is now the fastest version of the latest-genera...
13:00 2019-07-08

Harrison was wary of losing focus with commanding lead in Senior TT Senior TT winner Dean Harrison says he was wary of easing off in the final laps of Friday's race and suffering a lapse in concentration while holding a commanding lead...
22:00 2019-06-07

Selection Meeting Postponed; Focus Remains On Dhoni, Kohli The meeting was scheduled for Friday but was postponed following Committee of Administrators' (CoA) directive that the chairman of the panel, instead of BCCI secretary, will convene it....
23:39 2019-07-18

Panthers focus on Newton's throwing mechanics after surgery The Panthers are placing an emphasis on Cam Newton's throwing mechanics as the quarterback continues his recovery from arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program where some......
22:26 2019-05-23

Bolton cancels Asia trip 'to focus on events in Venezuela' US national security adviser John Bolton has canceled his trip to South Korea next week, even as preparations ramp up for a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
00:52 2019-06-22

ICC Should Focus On Cricket: Gautam Gambhir Amid Row Over MS Dhoni Gloves Former India batsman and now BJP lawmaker Gautam Gambhir has come out in support of MS Dhoni in the gloves controversy, saying the International Cricket Council's (ICC) job is not to look at who is......
15:26 2019-06-08

Boris Johnson warned: focus on Iran crisis or risk war Tory leadership rivals kept informed about spiralling crisis in the Gulf as ex-naval chief blasts governmentAdmiral Lord West: ‘our political establishment have been focused on the election of a new prime minister’Boris Johnson will be tested by a major international crisis in his first days as prim...
03:00 2019-07-21

Robert McCracken explains why Anthony Joshua has found it easier to focus in the USA 'Anthony Joshua can stand on a street corner here, he can't do that in the UK,' says his trainer Robert McCracken The post Robert McCracken explains why Anthony Joshua has found it easier to focus in the USA appeared first on Boxing News....
00:13 2019-05-31

Naveen Patnaik Urges PM To Declare Odisha As "Special Focus State" Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the states hit by major disasters as "Special Focus States" with benefits of the special category status......
18:52 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Fidelity to curb investments in Woodford Income Focus Fund Investment firm Fidelity International said on Tuesday that it has decided to restrict its customers from making new investments in money manager Neil Woodford's Income Focus Fund....
14:26 2019-06-18

European shares higher on possible Fiat-Renault merger, EU vote in focus European shares rose on Monday as a possible Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger thrust auto stocks higher, while investors assessed the results of the EU parliament elections where pro-European parties are expected to hold on to two-thirds of seats....
11:39 2019-05-27

Alibaba Cloud touts Asian heritage, focus as competitive advantage While coy over how the Huawei-US debacle may impact other Chinese technology vendors, Alibaba Cloud executives play up its "in Asia, for Asia" focus and investment in the region as key competitive advantage over its US competitors, including AWS, Microsoft, and Google....
03:52 2019-05-31

A renewed focus has James 'Jazza' Dickens on the verge of a title opportunity James "Jazza" Dickens faces a potentially career-changing 10-round encounter against Nathaniel May on Friday, with the winner moving closer to an IBF featherweight world title shot against English rival Josh Warrington....
17:52 2019-07-10

Transfer Focus: Is Aaron Wan-Bissaka Manchester United's right-back solution? "Aaron Wan-Bissaka was one of the Premier League\u0027s top right-backs in 2018/19. But is the Crystal Palace youngster the best signing for Manchester United?"...
16:13 2019-06-12

From gas in Russia to China-bound plastics, Austria's OMV shifts focus for growth After years of largely banking on low-cost Russia for growth, OMV is shifting attention towards the Middle East as its chemist chief executive chases his vision of making the Austrian oil and gas group a major supplier of plastics....
12:26 2019-06-18

Mindhunter's second season, premiering next month, will focus on the Atlanta child murders Mindhunter, David Fincher’s unnerving, impactful Netflix series about the early days of the FBI’s criminal psychology and criminal profiling division, is coming back to softly tap on your window next month. In a new interview on KCRW’s The Treatment podcast (via Indiewire), Fincher has unveiled a wh...
16:39 2019-07-12

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
00:13 2019-06-10

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focusing on developing anti-evolution treatments change that?...
15:52 2019-05-21

Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Blizzard's focus as StarCraft shooter game is cancelled Blizzard has pulled the plug on what would have been new sci-fi shooter set in the universe of its hugely popular StarCraft real-time strategy game universe, according to new reports.Kotaku states that the game, which was described as being "like Battlefield in the StarCraft universe," has been shel...
12:26 2019-06-07

Nishikori reaches quarters as local favorite Paire loses focus Kei Nishikori extinguished the hot-headed Benoit Paire's fiery challenge to book his place in the quarter-finals of the French Open with an error-strewn 6-2 6-7(8) 6-2 6-7(8) 7-5 victory on Monday....
18:39 2019-06-03

RPT-FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
11:39 2019-05-27

Declan Rice: Champions League final won't ruin England focus "Declan Rice says England\u0027s focus for the Nations League finals will not be disrupted by the Champions League final, which occurs just days before."...
13:52 2019-05-29

U.S. focus is to build global consensus after Mideast oil tanker attacks: Shanahan U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is focused on building international consensus following attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East that the United States has blamed https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-attacks/trump-blames-iran-for-tanker-attacks-fears-of-confrontation-rise-idUSKC...
23:00 2019-06-14

Declan Rice’s focus ‘fully on West Ham’ despite Manchester United rumours • Midfielder says he is ‘not thinking about anything else’• ‘The West Ham fans love me and I love them’Declan Rice has dismissed rumours of a move away from West Ham as the midfielder prepares for the Nations League finals with England.Rice has been linked with Manchester United since he broke into ...
01:26 2019-05-29

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of having affordable health care, were among the speakers opening the United Nation’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights on Mond...
18:13 2019-05-21

A Professor's Tweets Bring Back Focus On Ganga Pollution In Varanasi A professor at the Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi is trying to highlight the issue of water pollution in the Ganges using the medium of Twitter in a bid to prompt authorities to take action....
15:13 2019-07-09

Brazil frost damage in focus as global coffee forum kicks off Brazilian coffee farmers expect damage to their crops due to frosts in recent days, but investors are nevertheless keeping their expectations for record production in 2020, generating debate at the 2nd Global Coffee Producers Forum on Wednesday....
23:01 2019-07-10

Youngsters In Focus As Selectors Gear Up To Pick Squad For Windies Tour India will first play the limited-overs series - three T20Is and three ODIs between August 3 and August 14 -- before starting their campaign in the Test championship with two Tests....
21:39 2019-07-20

Ford Knew How Defective Its Fiesta and Focus Transmissions Were for Years: Report I’d call it an open secret in the world of cars but for the fact that everyone knows about it: the dual-clutch transmission in the last-generation Ford Fiesta and Focus was an utter disaster. The gearboxes are plagued with problems like sudden acceleration, sputtering, and slipping into neutral at h...
21:13 2019-07-11

2019 Ford Focus ST video review: a true Golf GTI rival? Is Ford's latest hot hatchback its best yet? We've been finding out Ford has a long history of excellent hot hatchbacks, from the Escort Cosworth to the current Fiesta ST. Now there's another model looking to join that exclusive list. The new Focus ST is now the fastest version of the latest-genera...
13:39 2019-07-05

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doctors hovering over it. It has taken them 16 hours of precise, painstaking work to remove it from a 31-year-old female donor, who had died three days ea...
17:52 2019-06-01

Teen boys' eating disorders may focus on muscles, not weight loss (Reuters Health) - Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what's typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn....
21:13 2019-06-05

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ends slightly lower with Fed in focus U.S. stocks ended lower on Friday, with investors cautious going into next week's Federal Reserve meeting, while a warning from Broadcom of a broad weakening in global demand weighed on chipmakers....
23:39 2019-06-14

California politicians need to focus on the crisis here before they tackle global issues, Jim Breslo says Attorney and podcast host Jim Breslo has argued that California politicians need to focus their attention on the worsening public health conditions in their home state before tackling larger global issues....
17:00 2019-06-03

FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
17:39 2019-05-26

FOCUS-Oil service firms eye new survival tactics amid weak U.S. market Packers Plus Energy Services, a company built on the North American shale oil boom, is turning to the Middle East to weather a new round of spending cuts by producers amid warnings of a looming oil glut....
21:52 2019-07-17

Scheer’s climate plan puts focus on ‘tech not taxes’ with $2.5B in pledges The Conservative leader's long-awaited climate plan pitches $2.5 billion in new spending that puts the emphasis on private sector green tech investments....
04:39 2019-06-20

Gold miners must focus on returns, mergers to attract investment: Barrick CEO Gold miners must focus on maximizing returns and more mergers to attract investors seeking to diversify after years of under-investing in mines, Barrick Gold's chief executive said on Wednesday....
20:13 2019-05-22

US senators call for investigation of Ford Focus, Fiesta transmission decisions U.S. senators have called for an investigation of Ford's decision to knowingly launch and sell Fiesta and Focus vehicles with defective transmissions.       ...
17:26 2019-07-16

PM Modi Meets Presidents Of Indonesia, Brazil; Talks Focus On Trade Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka today, and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation......
06:26 2019-06-29

Nikkei edges higher as markets braced for G20, focus on Xi-Trump meet Japan's Nikkei edged higher in cautious early Monday trade as investors looked ahead to this week's G20 summit amid a backdrop of trade and geopolitical tensions....
06:52 2019-06-24

League leader says Italy government to focus on its priorities after EU vote: paper Italy's coalition government won't fall after this week's vote for the European parliament but will have "to do a number of things" which are priorities for the right-wing League party, its leader, Matteo Salvini, was quoted as saying....
08:39 2019-05-24

FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corporate governance experts and analysts said....
13:00 2019-06-23

Ben Simmons makes 'difficult decision' to skip World Cup to focus on NBA preparation Philadelphia star commits to exhibition games onlyAustralian’s huge new contract confirmed by 76ersBen Simmons has ruled out playing for the Boomers at the World Cup but says he will return to Australia for the pre-tournament exhibition games in Perth and Melbourne.On the day the Philadelphia 76ers ...
11:00 2019-07-17

Darren Collison Abruptly Retires From NBA To Focus On Life As A Jehovah's Witness After 10 seasons in the NBA, Darren Collison announced his retirement through an open letter to The Undefeated, citing his faith as the catalyst for his decision:...
18:00 2019-06-29

RPT-FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corporate governance experts and analysts said....
07:26 2019-06-24

PM, Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe Focus On Indo-Pacific During Trilateral Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a "productive" trilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and extensively discussed issues of the Indo-Pacific region,......
06:00 2019-06-28

The Building Blocks of the D-Day Victory The Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy—located a short distance from the beaches where the historic landing happened 75 years ago—commemorates Allied successes while not shying away from the failures....
04:52 2019-06-06

Southgate wants 1 last victory from England PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Coach Gareth Southgate wants one last victory so England can finish its impressive season on a high. After making it to the last four in the World Cup and earning some high-profile victories after that, England plays Switzerland in the third-place game of the UEFA Nations Leag...
20:52 2019-06-08

UPDATE 2-Brazil carrier Oi to raise $2 bln by selling non-core assets to focus on FTTH Brazilian telecom carrier Oi SA disclosed on Tuesday a new strategic plan aiming to divest up to 7.5 billion reais ($2 billion) in non-core assets and focus on its fiber-to-home (FTTH) broadband service....
18:26 2019-07-16

Asian shares wobble amid trade, geopolitical tensions; focus on Fed meeting Asian shares wobbled near one-week lows on Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk appetite in check....
09:39 2019-06-17

Uttar Pradesh BJP Chief Selection Puts Focus On Cabinet Reshuffle: Report The appointment of OBC leader and Uttar Pradesh minister Swatantra Dev Singh as the new state BJP chief has once again put the spotlight on reshuffling of the cabinet headed by Chief Minister Yogi......
14:13 2019-07-17

White House declines comment on North Korea purge, keeps focus on denuclearization White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders declined to comment on Friday on reports that North Korea has executed its nuclear envoy in a purge of officials who steered negotiations for the failed summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump....
17:26 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Lobby group tells China to focus on reform, not retaliation on U.S. firms China should focus on market reforms and avoid restricting access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial sector, said a lobby group representing global banks and asset managers....
07:26 2019-06-13

Newly found Stanley Kubrick script ideas focus on marital strife Exclusive: three 1950s works date from time film-maker was having troubles with then wifeHe is revered as a master film-maker and visual stylist, but made only 13 feature films. Now ideas for three previously unknown screenplays worked on by Stanley Kubrick have come to light – with marriage, jealou...
09:39 2019-07-12

Asian shares wobble on trade, political tensions; focus turns to Fed meet Asian shares got off to a shaky start on Monday as investors were cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk-appetite in check....
05:00 2019-06-17

Panthers’ owner David Tepper is returning investors’ cash to focus on team Billionaire David Tepper is weighing a move to convert his hedge fund Appaloosa into a family office as he increases his focus on running the Carolina Panthers, sources told The Post. The tough-talking tycoon, who scooped up the NFL franchise last year for $2.2 billion, has been gradually returning ...
23:13 2019-05-23

Trump launches reelection bid with familiar themes, redoubling focus on his most avid backers President Trump told an Orlando crowd that his 2016 election was the result of a great political movement that has been under attack ever since. He touted his accomplishments and rehashed grievances and false claims from his first campaign....
06:00 2019-06-19

Pakistan should focus on 'hawala' transfers to stem corrupt fund flows: report Pakistani authorities should tighten supervision of traditional cash transfer methods as part of a wider overhaul of financial sector regulation to stem outflows of corrupt money, a British think-tank said....
00:39 2019-05-23

At $12,900, Has This Rebuilt-Titled 2016 Ford Focus “ST” Sedan Been Built for a Quick Sale? If you’ve wanted a Ford Focus ST then you’re likely resigned to driving a hatch. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate is, amazingly enough, a saloon. It’s a custom job and carries a rebuilt title. Let’s figure out what that might be all about....
22:39 2019-05-27

FOCUS-Staley defies Bramson in Barclays' Asian investment bank revival Barclays is plotting a revival of its Asian investment bank, defying activist Edward Bramson just weeks after he failed to convince fellow shareholders to back radical cuts to the British bank's trading arm....
18:00 2019-05-30

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
00:26 2019-06-10

2020 Dem rips party's focus on identity politics: 'Great way to lose elections' Businessman and 2020 presidential hopeful Andrew Yang broke with other Democrats when he admonished the party's focus on identity poliitcs leading up to the next election....
08:52 2019-06-10

Jesse Watters, Greg Gutfeld blast media for focus on Acosta over Epstein Fox News' Jesse Watters and Greg Gutfeld criticized the media and Democrats for focusing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta and not disgraced billionaire Jeffrey Epstein on "The Five" Wednesday....
03:26 2019-07-11

Don't get sidetracked, carry coupons and focus on price, say back-to-school shoppers Your kids might want the hottest pair of sneakers, but to parents holding the purse strings, price matters most when shopping for back to school.       ...
09:13 2019-07-10

Alabama football blames national championship loss on lack of discipline, focus Alabama football coach Nick Saban and linebacker Dylan Moses said the Crimson Tide lost January's national championship game because the team wasn't properly prepared to beat Clemson....
20:52 2019-07-18

FOCUS-Wall Street finds blockchain hard to tame after early euphoria Two years ago Nasdaq Inc and Citigroup Inc announced a new blockchain system they said would make payments of private securities transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena Friedman called it "a milestone in the global financial sector."...
12:52 2019-07-16

Nets’ Sean Marks turning focus to picks after completing pre-NBA draft deals Let’s be real: Right now the Nets’ narrative is all about free agency. The chase for Kevin Durant. The Kyrie Irving-D’Angelo Russell debate that’s sparking a civil war among the fan base. It’s easy to see why some might view Thursday’s NBA Draft as anticlimactic. But there could still be some intrig...
07:39 2019-06-20

Ford Focus recall: Automaker recalls 58,000 vehicles that could get deformed fuel tank Ford Motor Co. is recalling about 58,000 Focus cars in North America to fix a powertrain software issue that could cause a deformed fuel tank.       ...
22:26 2019-07-09

J&J analyst day drives focus on drug business as talc baby powder comes under fire Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical business will take the spotlight Wednesday at the company's analyst day as the company shares its plans for the next few years and tries to allay investors' concerns over talc-based baby powder....
15:13 2019-05-21

Sensex, Nifty Set For Weak Start; HDFC Bank, Reliance Industries In Focus Sensex, Nifty today: In Friday's session, the S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes witnessed a sharp selloff and fell close to their worst levels since mid-May...
05:52 2019-07-22

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving nearly a third of U.S. lands....
19:01 2019-05-21

PM Modi-Donald Trump Meet Today, Focus Likely On Trade Issues: 10 Points United States President Donald Trump is among 10 world leaders expected to hold bilateral meets with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the two-day G20 Summit that begins today. The......
23:00 2019-06-27

Asian shares fall on weak data as focus shifts to rate cuts Asian shares fell on Tuesday as weak economic indicators and an intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war inflamed concerns about global growth, supporting safe-haven assets such as bonds....
09:13 2019-06-04

Finals-bound Raptors channel Kawhi Leonard’s focus as Warriors await Kyle Lowry couldn’t wipe the smile off his face. Kawhi Leonard accepted a hug from Drake. But the Raptors' collective focus remained on their upcoming series with the back-to-back champion Golden State Warriors, rather than on their long-awaited postseason breakthrough....
11:26 2019-05-26

Trial for Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner starts with a focus on 2016 meeting, op-ed Prosecutors and defense attorneys spent the first day of the trial for retired Gen. Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner focused on a September 2016 meeting Flynn and others had with Turkish officials and an opinion piece Flynn published online on election day 2016....
07:52 2019-07-16

Sources: Blizzard Cancels StarCraft First-Person Shooter To Focus On Diablo 4 And Overwatch 2 Blizzard has canceled a StarCraft first-person shooter that had been in development for the past two years, according to three people familiar with goings-on at the studio. The main reason, Blizzard told staff, was to put more resources into the Diablo and Overwatch franchises....
00:26 2019-06-07

Tiger Woods shifts focus to U.S. Open with late run final round at Memorial With the championship hardware out of reach at the Memorial, Tiger Woods turned his eye toward the U.S. Open. He liked what he saw.        ...
06:26 2019-06-03

FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
03:26 2019-06-14

Amid Suggestions That She ‘Focus on Tennis,’ Serena Williams Says She’ll Fight for Equality to the Grave “The day I stop fighting for equality and for people that look like you and me will be the day I’m in my grave,” said Serena Williams, at a press conference following Saturday’s loss in the Wimbledon finals. The statement was made after a female reporter referenced previously published opinions that...
21:39 2019-07-14

US futures rise as Wall Street rally looks set to continue; jobs report in focus U.S. stock index futures were higher Friday as Wall Street looks set for a fifth straight day of gains, amid hopes of progress on trade talks between the U.S. and Mexico....
12:52 2019-06-07

Ford secretly tells dealers: Fix faulty Focus, Fiesta transmissions until July 19 Ford Motor Co. quietly notified dealers to expand warranty coverage of its 2011-17 Fiesta and Focus vehicles after a Detroit Free Press investigation.       ...
21:39 2019-07-18

Pirates rally for 5-4 victory over Marlins Josh Bell's go-ahead double in the seventh helped lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory over the Miami Marlins       ...
21:26 2019-06-17

Hamilton: Canadian GP victory "not the way I wanted to win" Lewis Hamilton says taking victory in the Canadian Grand Prix after Formula 1 rival Sebastian Vettel's time penalty is "absolutely not the way I wanted to win"...
22:26 2019-06-09

Here Are The Best Photos From The USWNT's Victory Celebration Plenty of reactions to the USWNT’s spectacular defense of its World Cup focused on the future—this team’s ability to change the world, influence the next generations, and affect national conversations. While correct, those thoughts also miss a crucial component of the U.S.’s unprecedented fourth-eve...
18:26 2019-07-08

FC Tucson picks up road victory GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson won the 2nd game of their 6-matchup roadstand 3-1 against Greenville Triumph SC.  Here’s highlights from our weekend sportscast:...
07:13 2019-07-22

Liberty breezes to 6-1 victory over Tennessee Liberty's Mason Meyer, Garret Price stifle Tennessee lineup as Flames breeze to 6-1 victory in NCAA regional matchup        ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Na wins by four in Texas to claim third PGA victory Kevin Na figured it was time to add his name to the wall of champions at Colonial Country Club and, making birdies early and late, made the thought come true with a four-stroke victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas on Sunday....
05:39 2019-05-27

Bryan Robson urges Paul Pogba to ignore transfer talk, agent and focus on Man Utd Bryan Robson believes agents have too much influence on modern players and the Manchester United great hopes wantaway midfielder Paul Pogba continues to knuckle down amid ongoing speculation....
15:52 2019-07-14

FOCUS-As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales force....
03:13 2019-07-17

Brumbies bring focus back to field but fall in Super Rugby semi-final Brumbies lose 39-7 to Jaguares in Buenos Aires‘We wanted to create some positivity,’ says Dan McKellarACT Brumbies coach Dan McKellar said his team was determined to create positive headlines in a year that rugby union has been plagued by off-field incidents. Sacked Wallabies star Israel Folau has d...
12:39 2019-06-29

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01:26 2019-07-09

FOCUS-Waymo tests Wi-Fi in driverless taxis hoping perks can route it past rivals Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry....
12:52 2019-07-08

Democratic debate: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris focus on Trump, immigration The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in on a number of issues in their first debate Thursday night, taking aim at President Donald Trump and issues like immigration and healthcare....
14:00 2019-06-28

Countdown to Trump's Mexico tariff deadline: Talks focus on asylum for migrants The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with Iran threaten to upend the Pentagon's strategy to focus on "great power competition" and countering Russia and China, officials and experts say....
06:00 2019-05-29

Monday’s Daily Brief: the cost of maternal healthcare, Sudan and Chad updates, sustainability in focus This Monday, top stories includes: the “catastrophic” cost of maternal healthcare; UN condemnation following violence against protesters in Sudan and the killing of a journalist in Chad; and the urgent need for sustainability highlighted through an exhibit in Geneva and a special event in London....
20:39 2019-06-03

Ryan Giggs tells Wales players to focus amid concerns of abuse in Hungary • Euro 2020 qualifying opponents sanctioned by Uefa for racism• ‘For me it’s all about concentrating on the game’ says GiggsRyan Giggs insists he has no concerns about his Wales players being targets for racist abuse during their Euro 2020 qualifier against Hungary on Tuesday evening.The game at Bud...
16:52 2019-06-10

Mozilla launches GeckoView-powered Firefox Preview for Android, pauses Focus development Firefox Preview will ultimately replace the current Firefox for Android mobile app "this fall." Firefox Focus for Android development has been put on hold.Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

FOCUS- Abbott to hike production of lower-cost glucose monitors as diabetes soars Abbott Laboratories plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for its lower-cost continuous glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre, by three to five times in the next few years, aiming to reach millions more patients worldwide, the company told Reuters....
12:52 2019-07-16

| Blues implode to hand Hurricanes victory A second-string Hurricanes side showed their depth in overturning a 19-point half-time deficit to beat the Blues in their all-New Zealand Super Rugby derby in Wellington....
13:26 2019-06-15

Modi poised to secure resounding victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is poised to secure a stunning victory in the country's general elections, defying expectations of even his own party, early results show....
15:00 2019-05-23

Joe Joyce grinds out victory over Bryant Jennings Joe Joyce taken 12 rounds on the Daniel Dubois-Nathan Gorman undercard at the O2 The post Joe Joyce grinds out victory over Bryant Jennings appeared first on Boxing News....
02:26 2019-07-14

Central Connecticut gets 1st NCAA victory, beating Cal 7-4 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Dave Matthews hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning and Central Connecticut State won its first NCAA Tournament game, beating California 7-4 in a regional elimination game Saturday. The fourth-seeded Blue Devils (31-22) were 0-11 all-time in the tournament a...
01:26 2019-06-02

Giants homer 3 times in 5-3 victory over Brewers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval, Kevin Pillar and Mike Yastrzemski homered and Drew Pomeranz pitched into the sixth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Friday night. Yastrzemski’s two-run drive to center off Alex Claudio made it 5-2 in the seventh. It...
15:00 2019-06-15

Jumbo-Visma TTT victory keeps Teunissen in yellow "The Jumbo-Visma team of Mike Teunissen obliterated the field in Sunday’s 27.6-kilometre team time trial in Brussels to deny Team Ineos by a massive twenty seconds and extend the Dutchman’s unexpected grip on the yellow jersey."...
19:13 2019-07-07

Spain make it three wins out of three with victory over Faroes "Spain eased to their third win from three games in their Euro 2020 qualification campaign by beating the Faroe Islands 4-1 away on Friday to stay two points clear at the top of Group F."...
00:00 2019-06-08

Shawn Langdon races to first Funny Car victory Shawn Langdon won the Funny Car title in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals to become the second driver to win in both the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories at zMAX Dragway and the 17th in NHRA history with wins in both categories        ...
19:13 2019-05-21

Game of Thrones Goes on a Victory Lap—and an Apology Tour Enlarge / You know nothing, Jon Snow—like, maybe wear a hat when conditions are freezing in the North. Even if it musses up your luscious locks. (credit: HBO) Hey. So, um, remember the end of Game of Thrones? If you were a fan of the show, you probably do. And there's a good chance it still stings...
15:39 2019-07-21

Spelling Bee champs react to unprecedented victory Eight kids who shared the title at the Scripps National Spelling Bee react to unprecedented victory. (May 31)        ...
20:52 2019-05-31

Barty closes in on No. 1 spot with victory over Venus "French Open champion Ashleigh Barty warmed up for Wimbledon with a comfortable 6-4 6-3 win over Venus Williams to reach the semi-finals of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Friday."...
21:52 2019-06-21

McCarron pulls away in Japan for 3rd victory of season CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan Championship on Sunday. McCarron, who finished at 13-under 203 at Narita Golf Club, won for the third time this year to extend his lead in the Charles ...
07:26 2019-06-10

Vanderbilt keeps rolling with 8-5 victory over Indiana State NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ethan Paul’s two-run double keyed a four-run ninth as Vanderbilt beat Indiana State 8-5 Saturday night in the Nashville Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The No. 2 seed overall now has won 24 of its last 25 games with the Commodores improving to 51-10 overall. They can c...
05:52 2019-06-02

WRC Portugal: Toyota's Ott Tanak one stage away from victory Toyota's Ott Tanak is within touching distance of victory on Rally Portugal, as Kris Meeke dropped behind World Rally Championship rival Thierry Neuville with a costly spin...
13:00 2019-06-02

Leonard, Raptors move within victory of first championship OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard’s hot hand is sending the Raptors home to Toronto on the cusp of a startling upset for Canada. Leonard outdueled the Splash Brothers for 36 points and 12 rebounds, and the Raptors moved within one victory of the franchise’s first championship by winni...
11:39 2019-06-08

The USWNT Put On A Show At Today’s Victory Parade The United States women’s national soccer team cruised through the World Cup, winning every game all while getting slammed for being too arrogant. They’ve now been celebrating for about three days, including today’s ticker-tape parade through the streets of Manhattan....
23:13 2019-07-10

Gary Sánchez leads Yankees to 5-3 victory over Red Sox Gary Sanchez hit a two-run home run off Rick Porcello and the New York Yankees won their ninth straight series with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium....
21:00 2019-06-02

Dodgers hold off Giants rally in 9th for 9-8 victory LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8 on Thursday night. Pederson’s insurance homer ended up saving the Dodgers, who had a 9-4 lead going into the ninth before the Giants ra...
10:13 2019-06-21

Bol surprises Norwegian favourites for Stage 1 victory "Patience paid off for Sunweb sprinter Cees Bol, who out-flanked duelling Norwegian rivals Alexander Kristoff and Edvald Boasson Hagen to claim the opening stage win in Egersund …"...
22:39 2019-05-28

Why the Toronto Raptors' title is a victory for the NBA, Canada ... and the US As basketball expands around the world it helps educate those abroad and at home that other cultures are not to be fearedFolklore tells us that if you can see your initials in a spider’s web, you have good fortune ahead. Maybe the NBA saw their initials in the hoop net last Thursday because the Toro...
12:39 2019-06-17

European victory gives Salvini more leverage in Italy The League party of Italy's hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, was one of the biggest winners in the European elections, with sky-rocketing support that bolsters his role as the flagbearer of the nationalist and far-right forces in Europe and could also shake up politics at home....
13:13 2019-05-27

NASCAR Takes Away a Victory for the First Time in Decades In NASCAR, teams know they have to cheat to win, and do. But NASCAR decided to reel in its “culture” of cheating this year by throwing out a long-established mindset of not revoking wins from cheating race cars, and for the first time in decades, it happened. NASCAR overturned a victory after the ra...
20:00 2019-06-17

Killing Eve ends the season with both victory and defeat Early in the Killing Eve finale, Hugo jokingly calls Eve “Mrs. Robinson,” and it’s the exact sort of pat joke people have been making about The Graduate for years any time an older woman is involved with a younger man. But the reference turns out to be far more apt than he realizes....
04:13 2019-05-27

Tasca races to first Funny Car victory in nearly 7 years BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Bob Tasca III raced to his first Funny Car victory in nearly seven years, beating 70-year-old John Force on Sunday in the final round of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Tasca won for the fifth time and first in 100 races, denying Force his 150th career vic...
03:26 2019-06-17

Column: Unselfish act leads to unlikely victory on PGA Tour Column: An unselfish act by David Berganio Jr. leads to an unlikely victory for Nate Lashley at Rocket Mortgage Classic       ...
17:39 2019-07-02

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall on weak data as focus shifts to rate cuts Asian shares fell on Tuesday as weak economic indicators and an intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war inflamed concerns about global growth, supporting safe-haven assets such as bonds....
10:39 2019-06-04

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting. The post Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting appeared first on LEX18.com....
11:39 2019-06-08

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
10:00 2019-05-23

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protection of human rights and social progress”, said the top Nigerian diplomat who will be the next President of the General Assembly....
21:52 2019-06-04

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour conference; updates on Iran’s and North Korea’s nuclear programmes; tackling today’s problems with food; and updates on the relations between Kosovo and...
22:13 2019-06-10

| Carapaz on brink of Giro victory as tempers fray Richard Carapaz of Movistar closed on overall victory by holding the Giro d'Italia leader's pink jersey after the 20th and penultimate stage won by Pello Bilbao....
21:01 2019-06-01

How Bengal BJP's "WhatsApp Army" Contributed To Party's Victory The BJP gave a big fight in West Bengal winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats, bringing down the Trinamool Congress's tally from 34 to 22. The vote share of the BJP in the state stood at close to 40......
01:39 2019-05-28

Springer, Bregman propel Astros to 6-2 victory over Angels George Springer and Alex Bregman homered, Wade Miley pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

Hughie Fury pummels his way to victory in an aggressive display The outgunned Chris Norrad unsurprisingly proves no match for Hughie Fury in Manchester The post Hughie Fury pummels his way to victory in an aggressive display appeared first on Boxing News....
00:00 2019-05-26

Garcia leads top-seeded UCLA to 5-2 victory over Omaha Ryan Garcia went 8 1/3 innings to lead national top seed UCLA to a 5-2 victory over Omaha in a first-round game at the NCAA Tournament's Los Angeles Regional        ...
08:00 2019-06-01

"Many Congratulations To PM For Massive Victory," Tweets Sushma Swaraj With leads showing the BJP crossing the halfway mark on its own steam and a sweep by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections, leaders of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party......
09:52 2019-05-23

Djokovic: Wimbledon victory was 'mentally the most demanding' of my career Novak Djokovic has described his Wimbledon victory over Roger Federer as the biggest mental challenge of his career after he saved two championship points to lift his fifth title at the grand slam tournament....
18:13 2019-07-15

Vips scores first F3 victory of the season at Red Bull Ring Red Bull Formula 1 junior Juri Vips scored a first FIA Formula 3 victory of the season with a measured drive from third on the grid in Austria for Hitech Grand Prix...
14:39 2019-06-29

Narendra Modi's victory worries Indian Muslims Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reelection has alarmed many Indian Muslims, who believe that their political interests will continue to be undermined by the Hindu nationalist politician. Faisal Fareed reports....
16:13 2019-05-28

Trump hoping for USWNT World Cup final victory Despite his war of words with outspoken soccer star Megan Rapinoe, President Trump said Friday that he hoped the US would win Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final in London against the Netherlands. “I don’t know that I’ll be able to,” Trump told reporters outside the White House when asked if he p...
21:00 2019-07-05

Japan's Abe Claims Victory In Upper House Election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed victory Sunday for his ruling coalition in the upper house election, vowing to keep alive plans to amend the nation's pacifist constitution....
21:39 2019-07-21

Emmanuel Macron Congratulates PM Modi After Huge BJP Victory French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory and the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards further......
03:00 2019-05-24

Sheikh Hasina Phones PM Modi, Congratulates Him On Big Victory Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday telephoned her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his victory in the general elections during which the two leaders pledged to......
03:00 2019-05-24

What is football's biggest David v Goliath victory? | The Knowledge Plus: golden oldie top scorers, Zs in names and a Derby County curiosity. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Curaçao beat India 3-1 in the King’s Cup last week,” notes Bas van Eldonk. “Curaçao has a population of 162,000 v India’s 1.367 billion, which means there is one person in Curaçao for every 8,...
12:13 2019-06-12

Thompson scorches to 100 meters victory at Jamaica trials Olympic champion Elaine Thompson edged Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in a photo finish to win the 100m title at the Jamaican trials on Friday and book her spot at this year's world championships in Doha....
08:13 2019-06-22

Racing lines: Why a Toyota win at Le Mans will be a hollow victory Gazoo Racing is the last factory-backed team in contention to win top honours at La Sarthe, so does it matter if it does? One big question hangs over the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend: if Toyota and Fernando Alonso succeed in winning for a second successive year, will it mean anything? After all, w...
01:13 2019-06-12

Kristoffersson claims first WTCR victory in Nurburgring race two Double World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson resisted a challenge for the lead on lap one to claim his first World Touring Car Cup victory in the second Nurburgring Nordschleife race...
12:26 2019-06-22

Zogby: Trump behind in battleground states key to 2016 victory This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump opening his bid for reelection in poor shape nationally, unsure of action in Iran and on the immigration front, and denying a new sex assault claim....
00:52 2019-06-23

Custer wins at Chicagoland for 4th Xfinity Series victory JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Cole Custer held off Joey Logano on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway for his fourth NASCAR Xfinity Series victory of the season. The 21-year-old Custer had the strongest car all day long, leading 151 of the 200 laps for the 300-mile race. But he had to come back after Michael Ann...
01:00 2019-06-30

Redding returns to top of standings with victory in dramatic Race 2 "Danny Buchan took his first ever BritishScott Redding took victory in an eventful Race 2 on Sunday at Knockhill to move back to the top of the standings. Superbikes win in a damp Race 1 at Knockhill."...
18:39 2019-06-30

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
15:52 2019-05-21

Bob Tasca III races to 2nd straight NHRA Funny Car victory Bob Tasca III won consecutive Funny Car events for the first time in his career, beating Jack Beckman in the final round of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals        ...
01:00 2019-06-24

Nationals' bullpen collapse gives Orioles 9-2 victory Trey Mancini hit two home runs and Baltimore pummeled the Washington Nationals' ineffective bullpen in a 9-2 victory that provided the Orioles with a split of the two-game interleague series       ...
09:13 2019-07-18

Shashi Tharoor Registers Hatrick Victory From Thiruvananthapuram Former Union Minister and Congress sitting lawmaker Shashi Tharoor won the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat, which witnessed a tight contest between the ruling LDF, Opposition UDF and the BJP, by a......
03:00 2019-05-24

Steve Torrence races to second straight Top Fuel victory Steve Torrence raced to his second straight Top Fuel victory in the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway        ...
19:13 2019-05-21

Fiers solid, O’s defense falters in Athletics’ 3-2 victory OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics took advantage of Baltimore’s shoddy defense to beat the Orioles 3-2 Monday night. Fiers (7-3) allowed two unearned runs over 6 2/3 innings, getting into the seventh for the seventh time ...
10:13 2019-06-18

Vladimir Putin Congratulates PM Modi On Election Victory Election Result 2019: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the convincing victory of his BJP in the parliamentary elections and expressed his......
13:26 2019-05-23

Wall Street just scored another big victory from Trump’s administration The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest....
21:00 2019-06-05

Lester, Cubs bounce back with 8-1 victory over Angels CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester returned to form, allowing one run in seven innings, and the Chicago Cubs’ offense came alive in an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. Coming off three straight losses at St. Louis in which they scored six total runs, the Cubs broke loose with a five-r...
01:52 2019-06-04

Madagascar continue fairytale debut at Cup of Nations with first victory "Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar took a giant stride towards the next round as Marco Ilaimaharitra hammered home a late free kick to beat Burundi 1-0 in their Group B match on Thursday."...
22:00 2019-06-27

Murray and Williams waltz into third round with impressive victory "Andy Murray and Serena Williams secured their place in the third round of the mixed doubles at Wimbledon on Tuesday as they beat Fabrice Martin and Raquel Atawo 7-5 6-3."...
23:52 2019-07-09

Denver’s Hancock claims victory in mayoral runoff DENVER (AP) — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock claimed victory in his bid for a third term in a runoff election Tuesday, crediting his challenger, Jamie Giellis, for running a spirited campaign that forced a feisty debate over the impacts of rapid urban development and focused attention on the city̵...
06:26 2019-06-05

'It's just the start': how World Cup victory affects USA's fight for equal pay The US secured the World Cup trophy on Sunday. And they also won something just as valuable for their lawsuit against US Soccer: public goodwillJust after the US sealed their fourth Women’s World Cup on Sunday a chant broke out around Stade de Lyon: “Equal pay! Equal pay!”It may have taken the playe...
11:26 2019-07-09

Mexico could beat U.S. in trade war, but would be a 'pyrrhic' victory: president Mexico could win a trade war with the United States but it is a war Mexico doesn't want because it would take too heavy a toll, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday....
01:13 2019-06-18

| Japan's Abe claims victory in upper house election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has claimed victory for his ruling coalition in the upper house election, but appeared to fail to secure a "super majority" in the chamber in support of his dream to amend the nation's pacifist constitution....
09:26 2019-07-22

Royals to serve as extras in Donald Trump’s victory lap of UK US president to use state visit to promote House of Trump as he doubles down on Brexit betDonald Trump’s state visit this week to the UK is being promoted as a celebration of a close alliance tempered through war.It could be more accurately described as a personal lap of victory for the US president...
17:52 2019-06-02

Rins could have challenged Marquez for Catalan MotoGP victory Alex Rins believes had he not gotten stuck behind Ducati's Danilo Petrucci in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, he could have mounted a challenge for his second victory of 2019...
18:26 2019-06-18

Petrucci beats Marquez for emotional 1st MotoGP victory SCARPERIA, Italy (AP) — Danilo Petrucci of Italy held off Marc Marquez to gain an emotional first ever MotoGP victory on Sunday in the Italian Grand Prix. Titleholder Marquez briefly took the lead on the last lap but Petrucci managed to edge out the five-time champion by 0.043 seconds, much to the h...
18:39 2019-06-02

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in Sunday's runoffs....
21:00 2019-06-02

Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory "LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Around two million Canadians cheer Raptors in NBA victory parade Around two million Toronto Raptors fans lined the streets of downtown Toronto to cheer on their hometown heroes in a victory parade on Monday to celebrate their first NBA championship that united Canada through basketball....
21:00 2019-06-17

Yankees sweep away Royals for seventh straight victory KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees have spent the past week playing the two worst teams in the American League — and they have taken advantage of the favor the schedule-makers gave them. On Saturday, they swept a split doubleheader against the Royals, winning the first game 7-3 and the nightcap 6-5 at K...
07:00 2019-05-26