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Netherland's hockey players have labelled Great Britain women "arrogant" while suggesting their heroic Olympic gold medal in 2016 was "pure luck".
Saki Hayashi hit a 3-pointer with 15.2 seconds left, and Japan advanced to the semifinals by edging Olympic newcomer Belgium 86-85 Wednesday. Japan joined the U.S. and Serbia in the semifinals of the women's basketball tournament Friday and will face either Spain or France. Yuki Miyazawa made three of her seven 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, helping Japan erase Belgium’s nine-point lead.
A young boy was inspired by the Tokyo Olympics while on holiday England, trying out kayaking for the first time to battle “the calm waters of a Norfolk swimming pool,” his mother said.Victoria McCaskill posted this footage of her son Marley having fun in a swimming pool, and suggested he might be a “late entrant” for the Tokyo Games.Aged eight, Marley still has plenty of time to make a splash in the future. Credit: @mamaandthedudes via Storyful
Kolesnikova, 39, has not been seen in public for months. Kolesnikova became one of the faces of the mass opposition movement during the campaign for the Aug. 9 presidential election last year which protesters say was rigged to extend Lukashenko's grip on power. Lukashenko, who has denied electoral fraud, has held power in the former Soviet republic since 1994 and has faced fresh Western sanctions since launching a new crackdown on opponents last year.
Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey led gains in the FTSE 100 on Tuesday morning in London, rising as much as 4.4%.
Indonesia surpassed 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, a grim milestone in a country struggling with its worst pandemic wave fueled by the delta variant, amid concerns the actual figure could be much higher. It took 14 months for Indonesia to exceed the 50,000 death mark at the end of May, and just over nine weeks to double it. The Health Ministry recorded 1,747 new deaths of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 100,636.
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is returning to a Canadian courtroom on Wednesday for the final weeks of her U.S. extradition hearings, as the legal proceedings running more than two years draw to a close. Meng, 49, was arrested in December 2018 at Vancouver International Airport on a warrant from the United States, charging her with misleading HSBC Holdings PLC about Huawei's business dealings in Iran, potentially causing the bank to violate American economic sanctions. Meng, who has said she is innocent, has been fighting her extradition case from under house arrest in Vancouver.
'If it helps with the increase of rollout of the vaccine for young people, that’s a great idea.'
World Cup winner Benedikt Hoewedes will join the Germany national team to help out as a manager under new head coach Hansi Flick, it was announced Wednesday.
The United States will require thousands of border agents to wear body cameras, according to two officials and government documents, a major operational change that could increase oversight of agents and also help capture criminal activity. The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups have called on border patrol to use the cameras to improve accountability in the wake of several high-profile fatal shootings by law enforcement over the past decade. Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, stressed that agents should have access to the footage, including when an agent is accused of wrongdoing.
Firefighters worked through the night into August 4 in efforts to contain a destructive fire that broke out in the north Athens suburb of Varympompi.At least 520 firefighters were deployed, officials said, with assistance from the Greek Army.Residents were told to evacuate from multiple areas due to the threat, with the fire continuing to spread on the morning of August 4, according to local reports. Images published by Kathimerini showed a number of businesses, residences and vehicles were destroyed.Dozens of volunteers have also joined the effort to contain the flames, according to Kathimerini. Local mayor Spyros Vrettos said the destruction was "incalculable”, and that dozens of homes were lost.This footage, captured by Twitter user @donasterios, shows the fire burning next to buildings, and a helicopter passing. Credit: @donasterios via Storyful
Thomas Duncan Miller attended what was described as an "end of year Christmas party" in Nottingham.
Felicity Jones is keen to return to a pair of her most popular and physical blockbuster roles.
Former Washington Post Executive Editor, Marty Baron, joins 'Influencers with Andy Serwer' to discuss President Trump's disproven claims about 2020 election fraud.
Jessica Pritchard was pregnant twice during lockdown - but she wasn't expecting triplets
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, 24, had been due to compete in the women's 200 meter heats on Monday (August 2) but said the Belarusian head coach had turned up at her room on Sunday (August 1) at the athletes' village and told her she had to leave after she had criticized team officials."I will not return to Belarus," she told Reuters at the time.IOC spokesperson Mark Adams told a news conference that it had received a report from the Belarus NOC and was currently evaluating it.Tsimanouskaya left Tokyo for Austria on Wednesday, after previously having been scheduled to board a flight to Warsaw, where the Polish government has offered her a humanitarian visa.A member of the Belarusian community in touch with Tsimanouskaya said diplomats had changed her flight due to security concerns.
England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat against India in the first Test at Trent Bridge on Wednesday.
National Day is here, and in honour of that, we're going to bake a local favourite: the pandan chiffon cake! The only problem is, we're doing it without a recipe. Let's see if our inner baking guru will manifest! Yummy Answers is about answering all the questions you might have about kitchen hacks, tiktok recipes, old wives’ tales (for the kitchen) and more. For more Yummy! content, visit here!
Mercurio - who also created smash hits Bodyguard and Bodies - reportedly got angry at a reporter when asked about series 7 of 'Line Of Duty'.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 ― Ain Husniza Saiful Nizam has received a letter of demand seeking RM1 million as compensation for defamation from a teacher she alleged to have made a rape joke in class, her...