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With the Commonwealth Games set to begin in the British city of Birmingham, Australian runner Peter Bol is bringing both his record-breaking pace and a fresh new face to the team. Bol is part of a new wave of South Sudanese Australian sportspeople challenging what it means to be “an Aussie”. The athlete shot to […]

Police cars swarmed Madrid, their two-tone sirens dopplering loudly down Calle de Atocha and Paseo del Prado, the city’s major axes. With the Nato summit in town and war raging on the continent, flag-bearing motorcades ferrying commanders-in-chief and televisions shouting incessant news alerts, the Spanish capital had taken on a paramilitary feel. But the Policía […]

By: Alan Bastable July 27, 2022 A viewing box by the 16th tee at the LIV Golf event at Trump Bedminster this week. Alan Bastable BEDMINSTER, N.J. — Seven years ago last month, when Donald J. Trump announced he was running for the U.S. presidency, virtually no one, regardless of their political leanings, believed he could […]

Lizzo, pictured here on May 17 in New York City, has rerecorded a lyric in her new song after criticism that it had what many consider an ableist slur. Noam Galai/Getty Images for YouTube hide caption toggle caption Noam Galai/Getty Images for YouTube Lizzo, pictured here on May 17 in New York City, has rerecorded […]

These sources told CNN that the plan to trade Bout for Whelan and Griner received the backing of President Joe Biden after being under discussion since earlier this year. Biden’s support for the swap overrides opposition from the Department of Justice, which is generally against prisoner trades. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday that […]

Lourdes Grobet, whose father would not let her attend professional wrestling matches in Mexico because she was a girl, but who later become a photographer best known for her images of the body-slamming masked luchadores, both in the ring and in their everyday lives, died on July 15 at her home in Mexico City. She […]

11th Hour Racing sails on Malama, a 60-foot IMOCA (International Monohull Open Class Association) class boat based in Newport, R.I Photo by Thierry Martinez / 11th Hour Racing Text size Last week in the sailing capital of Newport, R.I., watch brand Ulysse Nardin announced its sponsorship of the 11th Hour Racing Team and its effort […]

According to its evangelists, pickleball is America’s fastest growing sport (it depends on how you measure). According to Architectural Digest, it’s the perfect amenity for new luxury real estate development (it might be). According to your grandmother, it’s blowing up at her retirement home (it definitely is). The last few years are probably the first […]

Communities of color have already been hard hit by abortion bans and will continue to bear the brunt if Roe is overturned. Reproductive justice activists say abortion access is a racial justice issue. ADRIAN FLORIDO, HOST: As people across the country prepare for the end of Roe v. Wade, reproductive justice activists and experts say […]

The Spanish tattoo artist is known for tattooing celebrities like Drake, LeBron James, and Odell Beckham Jr. and has a year long waiting list for his $100k artwork BOSTON, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — XSET, the world’s fastest-growing gaming and lifestyle organization, announced today they have officially signed Joaquin Ganga. Joaquin, known by most as […]

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