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The Netherlands will play in the women's Olympic hockey finals for a fifth straight time at the Tokyo Games after booking an inspiring 5-1 triumph over 2016 Rio Olympic champions Britain on Wednesday. The Netherlands took the lead in the first half when Laurien Leurink outsmarted her opponent and her pass reached 21-year-old forward Felice Albers who scored by shooting the ball through the legs of British goalie Madeleine Hinch. The Netherlands, who won silver at the 2016 Rio Games after taking home the top prize twice in a row at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, doubled the score less than a minute later through a powerful shot by Marloes Keetels.
At just 21 years old, USA's Sydney McLaughlin becomes the yougest person to ever medal in the event.
The Serie A side announced the arrival of the 32-year-old former West Ham United striker on their official website, confirming Arnautovic has inked a permanent deal. No details were provided on the length of the contract or whether a transfer fee was paid to the Chinese Super League club. Arnautovic moved to China in July 2019 from West Ham but struggled to meet expectations as Shanghai fell short in both the Chinese Super League and the Asian Champions League.
Longtime KROQ DJ Kat Corbett is the latest voice to exit the iconic L.A. alternative radio station — and although she’s not ready to reveal her next stop just yet, she hints to Variety that several possibilities are on the horizon. “I am talking to some folks that I can’t say just yet,” said Corbett, […]
Car-manufacturing powerhouse Germany is rushing to join the private sector space race as it looks to ride a boom in mini-launchers for small satellites and compete with major US firms such as SpaceX.
Asian equities mostly rose Wednesday, continuing the recent volatile theme in global markets as optimism over the economic recovery and coronavirus vaccinations plays off against concerns about the fast-spreading Delta variant and China's regulatory crackdown.
Hungary's Kolos Csizmadia set an Olympic record to seal direct qualification to the semi-finals of the men's kayak single 200 metres on Wednesday while Rio 2016 winner, Britain's Liam Heath, was third in his heat and will aim to advance via the quarters. Csizmadia made an explosive start in hot, breezy conditions at Sea Forest Waterway to cross the finish line in a blistering time of 34.442 seconds.
French President Emmanuel Macron will on Wednesday seek to raise more than $350 million in aid for Lebanon at a donors' conference marking the anniversary of the Beirut port blast, and send yet another warning to its squabbling political class. One year since an explosion ripped through the capital's port and plunged Lebanon further into economic crisis, its politicians have yet to form a government capable of rebuilding the country, despite French and international pressure. "Since the situation continues to deteriorate, the need for a government is becoming more and more urgent," an adviser to Macron told reporters.
Ana Dabovic scored nine of her 13 points in the fourth quarter as Serbia to beat China 77-70 Wednesday to reach a second straight semifinals. Dabovic helped fuel the comeback with a deep 3-pointer that was closer to the Olympic logo at halfcourt than the 3-point line as Serbia grabbed the momentum with a 12-0 spurt to open the fourth. China (3-1) went undefeated in pool play and led 58-49 at the end of the third quarter.
CNN cut back on coverage of one of the biggest news stories of the day during its primetime schedule due to a very unorthodox situation: The anchor not telling the story is the brother of the public official at the center of it. The WarnerMedia-backed outlet kept anchor Chris Cuomo on the air Tuesday night […]
Stress can creep up on us in many forms, and the mental symptoms can vary from worrying and insomnia to irritability and even panic.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — A motorcade ferrying Armed Forces chief General Tan Sri Affendi Buang was seen entering the Perdana Putra Complex this morning, state news agency Bernama reported. According...
PETALING JAYA, Aug 4 ― Malaysians are increasingly turning to online shopping for daily needs during the Covid-19 pandemic that has rendered many homebound. As shoppers learn to take advantage of...
SINGAPORE - From 2 to 13 August, nurses from Metta Home for Disabled will be able to enjoy various cuisine prepared by nine celebrated restaurants in Singapore.
The Afghan army was planning a major counter-attack Wednesday to drive the Taliban out of a key southern city, warning residents they must immediately flee their homes.
NBA stalwart Patty Mills says Australia have bottled up all their previous Olympic failures and plan to let them loose against the United States in their crunch basketball semi-final on Thursday.
First the entire village is shooed indoors, its power supply is cut, and finally bananas and other elephant treats are dumped on the opposite side of town to coax the uninvited guests to pass through.
Captain Matthew Wade has said Australia need to be brave as they look to bounce back after their first-ever Twenty20 defeat to Bangladesh.
Dalilah Muhammad, also of Team USA, won the silver medal.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — No Cabinet member has resigned, contrary to news reports and rumours, according to Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin. However, the...