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November 28, 2023
Dutee Chand, Santhi Soundarrajan, Nandini Agasara A controversy arose after Indian heptathlete Swapna Barman lost a bronze medal to Nandini Agasara at the 19th Asian Games, held at the beginning of October in Hangzhou, China. Swapna took to social media to declare she had lost the medal to a “transgender” woman, an allegation the Athletics […]
LOS ANGELES − Tiger Woods, recovering from ankle surgery, won’t be at the U.S. Open that starts Thursday. Neither will the impact on golf many thought he’d have. In 1997, Woods stoked imaginations when he became the first Black player to win the Masters. At just 21, he was the superstar some hoped (and others […]
Henry Olonga and Andy Flower donned black armbands at the 2002 Cricket World Cup to protest against the Robert Mugabe regime in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s first black cricketer, Henry Olonga, says he has felt “hated” for 20 years following his black armband protest against his country’s then-president, Robert Mugabe. Olonga and team-mate Andy Flower made the […]
As the world counts down to Paris 2024, athletes from around the globe are dedicating themselves to relentless training in preparation for one of the most meaningful competitions of their careers. While these athletes may be best known for pushing the boundaries of possibility in sport, in many cases their pursuit for greatness also extends […]
November 27, 2023
England manager Gareth Southgate has lauded Terry Venables as a “brilliant man who made people feel special” after his death at the age of 80. Southgate famously missed the crucial penalty in the semi-final shoot-out against Germany as Venables’ side came up just short in Euro 96 on home soil. “Any player will have great […]
Lake Murray is a magnet for thousands of South Carolina residents – especially from the Midlands – as a convenient site for boating, fishing, family outings and enjoying nature. Many locals who hang out there regularly may not realize that they’re sharing their beloved waters with visitors from all over the world who are rapidly […]
“I have no idea what I like,” Emma Corrin said. This was on a recent Friday afternoon at the Mysterious Bookshop, a Manhattan emporium dedicated to thrillers, detective stories, spy stories and noir classics. Corrin, who uses they/them pronouns, had flown in from London the day before and seemed overwhelmed by . . .
Fast Company published some thoughts about porch piracy from Rohan Shah, the cofounder of the shipment-insurance platform Extend: In New York City, where as many as 90,000 packages are stolen every day, the Department of Transportation has launched a pilot program, LockerNYC, in which consumers can collect their online purchases at various storefront or sidewalk […]
CNN — Black Friday kicked off the holiday shopping season, and now Giving Tuesday is set to spark the season of generosity as 2023 approaches peak giving time. Since 2012, millions of people have celebrated Giving Tuesday (the Tuesday after Thanksgiving) by volunteering, doing good and . . .
“Government-funded investment accounts for children could be on the horizon,” writes CNBC, “and if tech investor Brad Gerstner has his way, corporate America will match the funds…” Gerstner been working with lawmakers to promote a legislative program known as