Wed, 28 Jul 2021

Yes, Naomi Osaka is Japanese. And American. And Haitian

On Friday, Naomi Osaka lit the cauldron at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony. This honour sent an important message ...

Olympics roundup: After Day 4, host Japan leads with 10 gold medals

Japan surged into the lead in gold medals Tuesday with 10 through Day 4 of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The ...

Hopefully good results will come in WI series: Babar

Bridgetown [Barbados], July 27 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Tuesday exuded confidence and said his side is all set ...

DA wants more information from govt about Cubans employed in SA

The DA will bring a PAIA application to obtain the government's employment agreements with Cuba.Five government departments have paid R1.4 ...

China smashes Puerto Rico in Olympic women's basketball tourney

© Provided by Xinhua China off to a flying start in women's basketball tournament at Tokyo 2020.TOKYO, July 27 (Xinhua) ...

Former England seamer Mike Hendrick dies aged 72

London [UK], July 27 (ANI): Former England and Derbyshire fast bowler Mike Hendrick has passed away at the age of ...

Sri Lanka-India international postponed over Covid-19 case

Sri Lanka on Tuesday postponed the second Twenty20 international against India just hours before its start, after an Indian player ...

DONE DEAL! Kaizer Chiefs confirm Keagan Dolly, Cole Alexander signing

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the capture of winger Keagan Dolly and midfielder Cole Alexander.Both players have inked three-year deals until ...

Peru to commemorate 200 anniversary of its independence

New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI/Target Media): On July 28, Peru will commemorate 200 years of independence from erstwhile Spanish ...

Haitian presidential security chief arrested over assassination

Haitian Security chief Jean Laguel Civil has been arrested following the assassination of Jovenel Moise.He is in solitary confinement at ...

PM Modi NDA alliance leader or AIADMK leader, questions CPI

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 27 (ANI): A day after AIADMK leaders met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, ...

Pollard talks about pitches in Barbados

Bridgetown [Barbados], July 27 (ANI): After suffering a 1-2 ODI series defeat against Australia, West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard termed ...

Storm Remains Threat to Olympics, Bringing Rain as it Lurks off Coast

TOKYO - A storm off Japan's east coast remained a threat to the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, despite not battering ...

Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain defeats Nadine

Tokyo [Japan], July 27 (ANI): Boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) stormed into the quarter-finals of the women's welterweight (69-75kg) category in ...

Aussie bowlers shine in ODI series win over West Indies

Australia's varied bowling attack once again dominated a suspect West Indies batting line-up on the way to a series-clinching six-wicket ...

Duffy Earns Bermuda's First Gold With Triathlon Victory

TOKYO - Bermuda has been sending athletes to the Olympics since 1936. Until Tuesday, the Atlantic island's highest honor was ...

Australia defeat Windies in 3rd ODI

Bridgetown [Barbados], July 27 (ANI): Mitchell Starc's three-wicket haul and Matthew Wade's unbeaten 51-run knock helped Australia defeat West Indies ...

Could the European Union kick out Hungary?

Relations between Hungarian president Viktor Orban and other European leaders seem to have reached a nadir. For years, Orban has ...

4 Haitian novels that beautifully blend history, memory and reality

Following the July 7, 2021 assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse and after one Haitian official requested that the U.N. ...

Tokyo Olympics: Ashish Kumar bows out

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): Boxer Ashish Kumar (75kg) bowed out of the men's middleweight (69-75kg) category event in the ...

Matthew Hoppe's late goal lifts USA over Jamaica

Matthew Hoppe's 83rd minute goal and five saves by Matt Turner lifted the U.S. men's national team to a 1-0 ...

CWI drop one T20I from upcoming series against Pakistan

Bridgetown [Barbados], July 26 (ANI): Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have announced a revised match ...

Union score late to salvage draw at Inter Miami

Kacper Przybylko scored the tying goal in the 85th minute to help the Philadelphia Union salvage a 1-1 tie with ...

Venezuela's Maduro Aims for Dialogue with Opposition in August

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that he was aiming to begin a dialogue with the country's political opposition ...

West Indies power past Australia to level ODI series

Half-centuries from Nicholas Pooran and Jason Holder guided the West Indies to a series-levelling four-wicket win the second One-Day International ...

Cuban embassy in Paris attacked with petrol bombs

French authorities said Tuesday they are investigating a gasoline bomb attack that caused minor damage to the Cuban Embassy.The Paris ...

Cuba says US 'encouraged' Paris embassy Molotov cocktail attack

Cuba denounced the targeting of its Paris embassy on Monday as a "terrorist attack" encouraged by the United States after ...

FAKE REVIEWS: More smelly catfish Vents for Dominique Grubisa and DGI

Self-professed finance and legal maven Dominique Grubisa always seems to have positive online reviews published immediately after receiving negative press. ...

Mexican president expects "positive" U.S. response to Cuban embargo plea

MEXICO CITY, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday that he was confident the ...

Cuba wins first medal at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Cuba won its first medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Tuesday, with 80kg taekwondo ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0000 GMT, July 28

BEIJING, July 28 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Turkey reports 19,761 new cases

BEIJING, July 28 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Cuba reports 7,903 daily COVID-19 cases, 75 deaths

HAVANA, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Cuba reported on Tuesday 7,903 new COVID-19 infections and 75 more deaths in the last ...

13 cultural sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List

PARIS, July 27 (Xinhua) -- The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on ...

China smashes Puerto Rico in Olympic women's basketball tourney (updated)

TOKYO, July 27 (Xinhua) -- China trounced Puerto Rico 97-55 in their Olympic women's basketball opener here on Tuesday. "We ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1500 GMT, July 27

BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Medal table at Tokyo Olympic Games on July 27

TOKYO, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Following is the medal table at the Tokyo Olympic Games after the competitions on Tuesday, ...

China smashes Puerto Rico in Tokyo Olympics women's basketball tourney

TOKYO, July 27 (Xinhua) -- China trounced Puerto Rico 97-55 in the Tokyo Olympics women's basketball competition opener for both ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, July 27

BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, July 27

BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

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Eight dead, 10 injured in 20-car crash during Utah sandstorm

KANOSH, Utah: At least eight people were killed and ten injured in a 20-vehicle collision caused by a sandstorm Sunday ...

United says government needs to end congestion at Newark airport

WASHINGTON D.C.: United Airlines is asking the federal government to reduce congestion at Newark Liberty International Airport, even as runway ...

Covid vaccines have reached 340.4 mln doses administered in U.S.

ATLANTA, Georgia: Latest statistics released by the United States report that 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout ...

Amidst Covid, Olympics opener seen by fewest Americans in 33 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. audience watching the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics was the smallest in 33 years.NBC's broadcast ...

U.S. court overturns CDC requirements for cruise ships in Florida

WASHINGTON, D.C.: A federal appeals court on Friday reversed an earlier ruling and will let stand a ruling that prevents ...

Roads closed, residents evacuated due to buried WWII bomb in UK

LONDON, England: A World War II bomb was discovered on Thursday while excavating a new housing development, causing the evacuation ...

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