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"Yes, I have lung cancer even though I've never smoked!" the comedian said in her post.
Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen won gold in men’s singles badminton, denying a repeat title to China’s Chen Long in convincing fashion, 2-0 on Monday night. Axelsen, who won bronze at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, was aggressive from the start. Both players are tall and powerful, and in a feature of high-level badminton, they routinely mixed fast precision smashes along the edges of the court with delicate touch shots near the net.
Two 18-year-old Namibian runners threw track and field's contentious testosterone issue back into the Olympic spotlight Monday when they blazed into the women's 200-meter final in Tokyo just weeks after being barred from the 400-meter race. One of them, Christine Mboma, broke the world under-20 record twice in the space of about eight hours at the Olympic Stadium on the way to the 200 final. Mboma and teammate Beatrice Masilingi aren't allowed to run in the 400 — their favored event — after tests ordered by the World Athletics found they had high natural testosterone.
Bangladesh is keen to make its first bilateral T20 International series against Australia a memorable one, playing a fearless brand of cricket. The five-match series begins on Tuesday and Bangladesh is high on confidence following the Test, ODI and T20 series victory over Zimbabwe last month. Most of the first-choice Australian players have skipped the West Indies and Bangladesh tour and the visitors have a lack of experience in their squad.
It took over six years and a personal donation of $260 million to make one billionaire’s vision for a fairy-tale park come to life.
Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati said on Monday he had hoped for a quicker pace towards the formation of a new government and that his efforts would not be open-ended. Mikati was designated last month after Saad al-Hariri abandoned his efforts to form a new government, saying he could not agree with Aoun.
Riding as man four in the team pursuit qualification, Alexander Porter's handlebars seemingly snapped in a horror bike malfunction midway through the Australian quartet's run.
Flowers, messages and teddy bears were left by Ogmore River in Sarn, South Wales.
Homers on consecutive days and stolen base history has Shohei Ohtani in the driver's seat for AL MVP.
Serbia is benefiting from COVID-19 'quarantine tourism' as thousands of Indians make a two-week stopover on the way to other countries. Serbia has become a popular stopover destination for Indians because it offers them visa-free entry if they have been vaccinated and test negative for the virus. They are also required to spend at least the first seven days of their stay in Serbia in isolation, depending from conditions set by their destination countries.
Belarusian athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, in Japan for the Olympic Games, took refuge in the Polish embassy in Tokyo on Monday, a day after refusing to board a flight home with her team. Tsimanouskaya, 24, said she was taken against her will to Tokyo's Haneda airport after complaining on social media about her national coaches.
Ever since Steven Spielberg’s career-launching blockbuster “Jaws” broke out in 1975, the world’s obsession with sharks has not slackened. Evidence of this is the glut of films – and TV series – about the much-maligned and misunderstood predator. “The movie ‘Jaws’ had a massive impact on me becoming a filmmaker, and it began my lifelong […]
United States star Megan Rapinoe refused to be drawn on her international future after the world champions suffered a surprise 1-0 loss to Canada in the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.
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As Hollywood grapples with the bombshell lawsuit filed by Scarlett Johansson against Disney last Thursday, entertainment executives, agents and producers are split on what kind of fallout Disney will face and whether CEO Bob Chapek is to blame for the “carnage” to the company’s standing in Hollywood’s talent community. Multiple insiders who spoke to TheWrap said they were surprised that the contract dispute was allowed to burst into public view at all. And while the industry may be facing a wate
The pressure ramps up for the American basketball team.
Tsimanouskaya, 24, had been due to compete in the women's 200 meter heats on Monday but she said that on Sunday (August 1) she was taken to the airport to board a Turkish Airlines flight.She then took refuge at the Polish embassy and is currently planning on flying to Warsaw in the coming days, according to the Polish official. The incident during the Olympic Games has focused renewed attention on the political discord in Belarus, a former Soviet state that is run by President Alexander Lukashenko.Police there have cracked down on dissent following a wave of protests triggered by an election last year which the opposition says was rigged to keep him in power.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 – The start of the walk-in initiative at selected vaccination centres (PPVs) here today has been much anticipated by those who have yet to get their appointments. A visit to one...
As if coming out of the closet were not daunting enough, Canadian filmmaker Robbie Lemieux amps up the fear factor in his feature debut, “Fester.” A participant in the Frontières Co-Production Market, run by the Fantasia International Film Festival alongside Cannes’ Marché du Film, “Fester” is not your average coming-out story. “Writing ‘Fester’ was essentially […]
Interviewed after his shock Olympic sprint triumph, Italy's Marcell Jacobs thanked his mental coach, and it was not the first time he had indicated that overcoming mind blocks was crucial in his path towards victory. Jacobs, 26, who won the men's 100 metres final in Tokyo on Sunday to become the first Italian to take the most coveted title in athletics, was almost unknown in Italy before his gold medal, having made dramatic but little-noticed progress over recent months. In an online article written after winning the European indoor 60 metres title in Poland in March, Jacobs revealed the inner turmoil that had been holding him back, connected with growing up without a father as a mixed-race boy in Italy.