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Northern Virginia Commuter Ferry Unlikely To Launch Soon  DCist Source link

CBC’s acclaimed original comedy lineup returns on January 9 with new series ONE MORE TIME, a workplace comedy about a second-hand sporting goods store created by and starring stand-up comedian D.J. Demers, alongside new seasons of comedy hits RUN THE BURBS and SON OF A CRITCH  Jason Priestley joins the cast of new Vancouver-set drama […]

Coach Jeff Monken has made strides in building Army’s football program.getty images Army Athletic Director Mike Buddie is winding somewhere on a Northeast highway, tearing down the road. He’s been in Patriot League meetings for much of the day and has had limited time to peek at his iPhone. It hasn’t stopped ringing. “I was […]

A digital backdrop brought the Eiffel Tower to a studio lot in Los Angeles.Todd Williamson / NBC Sports In a shimmering red, white and blue leotard, Jordan Chiles turns a street wall into a balance beam. She dances, shimmies and flips as the Eiffel Tower shines in the distance. The image behind her shifts as […]

Cape Town, South Africa – One morning in December 1967, prison warders strode into Robben Island’s Cell Block 4 with a football and randomly chose two teams of 11. While walking to the grassless pitch they had cleared themselves, the prisoners hastily discussed tactics and came up with names for their teams: Bucks would play […]

Return to menu Of all the feature filmmaking debuts this year, the most triumphant is Cord Jefferson’s adaptation of Percival Everett’s novel “Erasure,” about an African American writer’s attempt to game the racist parameters of the White liberal publishing world, while simultaneously dealing with some gnarly . . .

From a hot dog vendor to head of the formidable mercenary army Wagner Group, his rise through Russian society could easily be described as meteoric. But it all came to a sudden end when the plane carrying him and others mysteriously exploded. The Aug. 23 death of Yevgeny Prigozhin put an exclamation point on what […]

With investments in Formula 1, sailing, cycling, rugby union, football and “challenges”, INEOS has come a long way in 30 years, when owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe took out a mortgage on his home to buy a BP chemicals company. It already counts Nice in France Ligue 1, Lausanne in Switzerland and Ivory Coast side Racing […]

Photo: Alex Leech / We’ve just had our first uninterrupted season of professional women’s rugby in New Zealand. We’ve also had a relatively poor season from the Black Ferns, a situation where players can code hop seemingly at will, but also increases in participation that are clearly justifying NZ Rugby’s ambitious strategy launched earlier […]

EXCLUSIVE The Olympic medal-winning fencer speaks to Al Jazeera on faith, representation and Islamophobia. Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad made history in 2016 by being the first US-team member to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab. It was a year that saw rising anti-Muslim sentiment in the country with then-candidate Donald Trump’s talk of a so-called […]

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