French Open 2021 – American women supporting each other as they compete with one another

The much-hyped third-round clash at the French Open between Americans Jennifer Brady and Coco Gauff didn’t end the way either had hoped. After Gauff won the first set in just 19 minutes, Brady retired with a foot injury, later revealing it was plantar fasciitis that first flared up at the Italian Open last month. The […]

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Subtle Racism Rampant in British Media’s Reporting on Delta Strain

UK Media Still Getting Used to Name Switch: Expressions of prejudice take some subtle forms now. Crude racist abuse in Britain is almost a thing of the past, except among yobs and football hooligans several pints down. But the wave of prejudice sweeping Britain today is evident also in supposedly responsible reporting by leading groups. […]


Koo aims to expand its Nigeria presence after country bans Twitter ‘indefinitely’

Indian micro-blogging social media company Koo is planning to expand its footprint in Nigeria. The company co-founder Aprameya Radhakrishna hinted about the move from his Twitter handle. The Indian company’s interest in the African country was roused after Twitter was suspended due to a violation of rules. The US-based micro-blogging site had deleted the country’s […]


Jon Rahm forced to withdraw from Memorial Tournament with 6-shot lead after positive COVID-19 test

DUBLIN, Ohio — Jon Rahm, leading the Memorial Tournament by six strokes, was informed following Saturday’s third round that he tested positive for COVID-19 and was withdrawn from the tournament. Rahm, ranked second in the world, was given the news by PGA Tour medical personnel as he walked off the 18th green at Muirfield Village […]


Foreign aid: Charities criticise 'devastating' cuts ahead of G7

They say there is no “economic need” for the £4bn foreign aid cuts which undermine the UK’s credibility. Source link

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Japan’s Birth Rate Fell To Record Low In 2020 Amid COVID-19: Reports

The number of births fell to 8,40,832 in 2020, down 2.8 per cent from a year earlier. Tokyo: The number of babies born in Japan fell to a record low last year, as more couples put off marriage and starting a family amid a global pandemic, said reports. Japan has been struggling with a looming […]


Betting favorite Essential Quality wins 2021 Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK — Favorite Essential Quality has crossed the finish line first in the Belmont Stakes, giving trainer Brad Cox his first victory in a Triple Crown race. Essential Quality passed early leader Hot Rod Charlie around the final turn and held on to win the 1 1/2-mile $1 million race. Source link

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China Tells US to ‘Face Up’ to Own Rights Abuses After Tiananmen Criticism

China on Friday ripped into the United States’ human rights record and told Washington to “look in the mirror” after America’s top diplomat said he would honour those killed in the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown. Beijing urged the United States to “face up to its own serious human rights problems”, foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said, […]


Bryson DeChambeau says Brooks Koepka feud something for PGA Tour to handle

DUBLIN, Ohio — Bryson DeChambeau said he believes the PGA Tour will need to step in if the well-chronicled feud between him and Brooks Koepka escalates toward encouraging poor fan behavior. The comment came after Koepka offered to supply beer for the fans evicted from the Memorial Tournament on Friday because they were believed to […]

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At Least Three Killed As Myanmar Villagers Battle Junta Forces

Myanmar has been in chaos since military ousted Aung San Suu Kyi’s government in February (File) Yangon: A clash between Myanmar soldiers and villagers wielding homemade guns left at least three civilians dead in the south of the coup-stricken country Saturday, state media said, although one witness put the number of deaths at 12. Myanmar […]