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Cloud9 clobber CLG in LCS Summer Split

First-place Cloud9 rolled past Counter Logic Gaming in 27 minutes on Friday to remain undefeated in the North American-based League ...

Upsets abound in OWL's Summer Showdown NA bracket

The first round of the Overwatch League's North American Summer Showdown tournament was an explosive bracket-buster, with three big upsets ...

Report: NHL eyes Aug. 1 return-to-play date

The NHL is targeting July 13 for a return to training camp, with the league's 24-team playoff beginning on Aug. ...

Celtics' Hayward will leave NBA bubble for baby's birth

Boston forward Gordon Hayward said Friday he will leave the team -- and the NBA bubble near Orlando, Fla. -- ...

Rumors about national security law for HKSAR, debunked (2)

People attend a campaign in support of the national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (July 3)

BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Doc Redman right at home at Detroit Golf Club

and Kevin Kisner, who were also at seven under.Argentina's Emiliano Grillo and American Bryson DeChambeau were part of a group ...

Botswana Investigates Mystery Deaths of At Least 275 Elephants

GABORONE - Botswana is investigating a growing number of unexplained deaths of elephants, having confirmed 275 had died, up from ...

Toronto FC rookie Achara (torn ACL) out for season

Toronto FC rookie midfielder Ifunanyachi Achara is out for the season after tearing the ACL in his left knee, the ...

We must pay attention to Canada's #MeToo moment in sports

Something is rotten in the state of track and field at local athletics clubs and Canadian Universities.The Globe and Mail ...

How anti-Black racism on Canadian university campuses robs us all

I attended Western University in the early 2000s with a cohort of first-generation Black Canadian friends from my high school ...

The WHO's risky communication strategy created confusion around COVID-19

The World Health Organization's (WHO) handling of communication around COVID-19 has shown how communicating risk can become risky communication. This ...

Redman, Stallings lead, Fowler in hunt at Rocket Mortgage Classic

Something about the Detroit Golf Club suits Doc Redman's eye. The 22-year-old former amateur champion posted a 7-under-par 65 on ...

Botswana reports mysterious deaths of hundreds of elephants

Samples have been collected and sent to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Canada for testing.Similar deaths were first reported in May ...

275 elephants die in Botswana in three months

A herd of elephants is seen in Maun, northern Botswana, March 2, 2019. (Xinhua)A total of 275 elephants have died ...

SA is tops for tourists post-Covid - whenever that day comes

South Africa is the most popular destination for travellers in a post-Covid-19 world, according to Tourlane, an online travel website.The ...

Two KZN police stations close due to positive Covid-19 cases

He advised the public to contact the station commander, Colonel Bhekuyise Ndlovu, on 082 419 8053 "should there be any ...

U.S. dollar edges down amid coronavirus uncertainty

NEW YORK, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar declined modestly in late trading on Friday as traders continued to ...

Canada to re-release Chinese blockbuster as movie theaters reopen

SHANGHAI, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Chinese sci-fi blockbuster "The Wandering Earth" will be re-released in Vancouver Friday local time by ...

Market exchange rates in China -- July 3

BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

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Women cricketers in Ireland back in training, 11 more now on contract

DUBLIN, Ireland - Cricket Ireland (CI) have introduced a new category of contract for women's players in the latest move ...

Washington Redskins sponsors under pressure over nickname furore

A group of investment firms and shareholders is lobbying Nike, FedEx and PepsiCo to end their sponsorship agreements with the ...

Australian cricketers reach compromise on pay row

A potential pay dispute between Cricket Australia (CA) and players was averted Saturday after the governing body withdrew a contentious ...

Gabriel Martinelli signs new long-term contract with Arsenal

London [UK], July 4 (ANI): Gabriel Martinelli has signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal. The 19-year-old Brazilian forward put ...

Padres OF Pham tests positive for COVID-19

Padres outfielder Tommy Pham tested positive for the coronavirus, San Diego general manager A.J. Preller said Friday. According to Preller, ...

Cleveland Indians ponder possible name change

On the same day the Washington Redskins stated that they are reviewing their team nickname amid charges it is insensitive ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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