Former All Blacks captain Kieran Read retires
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Former All Blacks captain Kieran Read retires
According to a TD report, the hotel, restaurant, travel, and movie industries are demonstrating a clear rebound as businesses reopen to pre-pandemic capacity levels and the full economic brunt of the pandemic appears to have passed.
Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi breaks down why retail investors are eating up meme stocks in 2021.
The United States on Monday imposed Belarus-related sanctions on 16 individuals and five entities, according to the U.S. Treasury Department website, increasing pressure on Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko. Among those blacklisted by the Treasury were the State Security Committee of the Republic of Belarus as well as the Main Directorate for Combating Organized Crime and Corruption of the MVD of the Republic of Belarus.
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Meghan spoke about Harry and Archie's relationship which is reflected in her first children's book.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association in its bid to maintain limits on education-related compensation for student-athletes that critics say help maintain the fiction of amateurism in college sports. The court ruled 9-0 that the NCAA's curbs on non-cash payments to college athletes related to education - including benefits such as computers, science equipment and musical instruments - are anticompetitive under a federal law called the Sherman Antitrust Act. The NCAA is the major governing body for U.S. intercollegiate sports.
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The actor said his illness took a turn for the worse during the pandemic.
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The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as stock markets steadied and oil prices rose, with the currency clawing back some its decline from last week when the Federal Reserve turned more hawkish. The Canadian dollar was trading 0.5% higher at 1.2395 to the greenback, or 80.68 U.S. cents, after earlier touching its weakest level since April 26 at 1.2486. Canada is a major exporter of commodities, including oil and copper, which have benefited from Fed stimulus.
Sam Bennett was set to feature in the race and defend his green jersey but has failed to recover from a knee injury, with Cavendish taking his place and looking to add to his tally of 30 Tour de France stage wins. "I am delighted to be going back to the Tour de France with Deceuninck – Quick Step," Cavendish, 36, said in a team statement.
A transgender weightlifter has been selected for the Tokyo Olympics.Laurel Hubbard will be the first transgender athlete to compete at the Games after being selected for New Zealand's national team.A "historic moment in sport" - according to the head of the country's Olympic Committee.Hubbard will compete in the super-heavyweight category.Her selection is likely to reignite the debate over inclusion and fairness in sport.Richie Patterson is the President of Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand."We do know that there are many questions about fairness of transgender athletes competing in the Olympic games but I would like to take this opportunity to remind us all that Laurel has met all of the required criteria. She is a very dedicated and resilient athlete and on behalf of Laurel I would like to say how honored she is to be in the team and appreciative of the support and help she has received to date."Hubbard had competed in men's weightlifting competitions before transitioning eight years ago.Since 2015, she has been eligible to compete in the Olympics after new guidelines were issued.They said that any transgender athlete can compete as a woman provided their testosterone levels are below 10 nanomoles per liter for at least 12 months before their first competition.Some scientists have argued the guidelines do little to mitigate the biological advantages of those who have gone through puberty as males.Save Women's Sport Australasia, an organization for women athletes, criticized Hubbard's selection."You know, picking testosterone is a red herring. I mean, we are forgetting about the anatomy, the fast, rich muscle, the bigger organs, they have faster recovery, they have stronger bones, they don't have a tilted pelvis so they are less likely to get knee and ankle injuries, the list goes on and on and on."Advocates for transgender inclusion argue the transition process decreases biological advantages considerably.The IOC has consistently said it is committed to inclusion but that it's also reviewing its guidelines to take into account the "perceived tension between fairness/safety and inclusion/non-discrimination."
Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic believes his side have been treated unfairly over the application of coronavirus rules at Euro 2020 ahead of their crucial clash against Scotland on Tuesday.
Stocks rose on Monday, with the three major indexes looking to recover some of last week's steep losses as an initial jolt following the Federal Reserve's updated outlook for rates subsided.
DORI, Burkina Faso, June 21 (Reuters) - Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie visited on Sunday a refugee camp in Burkina Faso housing refugees fleeing jihadist violence in Mali, and praised the country for welcoming the displaced despite its limited resources and battling its own insurgency.Burkina Faso, like its neighbours Niger and Mali, is reeling from violent attacks by militants linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State that have killed thousands and displaced millions in the three countries.Her trip marked World Refugee Day, which is held every year on June 20.
"They made birthday wishes for her and told her about the countrywide and worldwide birthday-wishing events for her," Suu Kyi's chief lawyer Khin Maung Zaw said in a text message, describing the defence team's meeting with her on Monday. "Daw Aung San Suu Kyi told the lawyers to convey her thanks and share her wishes for the people," he said, using the Myanmar honorific. Suu Kyi has been held at an undisclosed location in the capital Naypyitaw since her arrest in the hours before a Feb. 1 military coup that has paralysed the country.
Digital banking app Revolut said its annual losses doubled to just over 200 million pounds ($278 million) as administrative costs rose from investment in risk, compliance and controls. Administrative costs increased from 125 million pounds in 2019 to 266 million pounds in 2020, Revolut said, outpacing growth in revenues as it expands into new markets. Founded in 2015 by former Credit Suisse trader Nik Storonsky and software developer Vladyslav Yatsenko, Revolut has since attracted more than 15 million retail customers with products including currency exchange, debit cards and stock trading.
The This Morning doctor and her partner Stuart McKay welcomed their first baby three weeks ago.
Before unemployed labourer Ayalew Wedajo voted in Monday's Ethiopian election, he prayed for the soul of his eldest son Getinet, killed in a pro-democracy demonstration 16 years ago. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has billed the poll as Ethiopia's "first attempt at free and fair elections". Aged 60, Ayalew was born during the reign of Emperor Haile Selassie, last of a line of kings who traced their blood to the Biblical King Solomon.
Taliban fighters took control of a key district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province Monday and encircled the provincial capital, police said, as the insurgent group added to its string of recent victories on the battlefield. Fighting around Imam Sahib district began late Sunday and by mid-day Monday the Taliban had overrun the district headquarters and were in control of police headquarters, said Inamuddin Rahmani, provincial police spokesman said. Taliban militants were within a kilometer (mile) of Kunduz, the provincial capital but had not entered into the city, he said, although there were reports of small bands of Taliban near the outskirts.