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Philip Rivers last played for the Indianapolis Colts, who just lost quarterback Carson Wentz for at least several weeks with a foot injury.
The mother of Tokyo Olympic fan favourite Raven Saunders has died, the American athlete said on social media, just days after she won silver in the shot put. Saunders attracted wide support during the Games https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/athletics-chinas-gong-lijiao-wins-womens-shot-put-gold-2021-08-01 with her joyous personality and athletics talent, sporting green and purple hair and a grinning "Joker" mask and proudly promoting a nickname equal to her sheer power and strength: "Hulk." The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) and USA Track & Field offered the Saunders family their "thoughts and prayers" in a joint statement.
Sweden and Canada have asked Olympic organisers to move what is expected to be a hotly-contested women's gold-medal soccer match on Friday at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium to later in the day to avoid the sweltering heat of the Japanese summer. "I myself have been in contact with (soccer governing body) FIFA today and written to them, so that's about where the situation is today," Marika Domanski Lyfors, the head of Sweden's women's team, told reporters. The Swedish Football Association (SvFF) said it had also written to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) together with Canada to see if the game could be moved.
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China should better protect minors from the dangers of the internet, according to an opinion article in the People's Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party, published on Wednesday. The article follows the publication on Tuesday of a story in the state-backed Economic Information Daily that called online games "spiritual opium." The piece went viral and caused the share price of gaming designer Tencent Holdings Ltd to fall 6.1%.
Netflix’s The Liberator was a pretty hokey experiment in cel-shaded war drama, but I’m not here tonight for a review of a TV series few of you will have bothered to watch. What I’m looking at tonight is some of the fantastic art that went into the creation of the show.
A “smokenado” formed during a fire at a recycling and salvaging plant in Burnsville, Alabama, on August 2.This video, filmed by a lineman at the Central Alabama Electric Cooperative, shows the smoke funnel.The cooperative told Storyful that their crews were waiting for the fire to be controlled enough to work on the damaged power lines. In a Facebook post they thanked the first responders who worked on the fire, saying “y’all are true heroes! #smokenado.”The fire had been burning at the National Salvage and Recycling Corp for three days as of August 3, according to local news reports. Credit: Central Alabama Electric Cooperative via Storyful
SPOILER ALERT: Don’t read this if you haven’t watched the three-episode premiere of “FBoy Island”. While some might have been intimidated or put off by men who openly (and proudly) refer to themselves as “FBoys,” Divij Vaswani – a self-proclaimed “FBoy” himself – felt right at home, as a talent manager to social media stars and influencers like Jake and Logan Paul, Julia Rose and Mike Majlak, to name a few. “I work with influencers all day long – these really big personalities – so I wasn’t thre
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Daniel Brito nearly collapsed on the field on Saturday during the Iron Pigs' game in New York, and has been hospitalized ever since.
Brazil's lower house of Congress passed a land bill on Tuesday that is backed by the country's powerful farm sector but that environmentalists say will contribute to deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. The bill allows squatters on public land to more easily receive deeds to their properties and was initially proposed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro in a move to please farmers, who overwhelmingly supported his 2018 election. Brazilians have been settling the Amazon rainforest for decades, but many lack official deeds, putting them in a legal gray area.
The only common bond between the Raiders' six recent departures are the head coach and the owner.
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Singapore marathon swimmer Chantal Liew finished 23rd out of 25 competitors in the women's 10km at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
As Marvel continues dipping its toes in TV — snagging 28 Emmy nominations in the process — its latest venture, the Disney Plus miniseries “Loki,” is being hailed as one of the studio’s most unique anti-hero stories to date. While Tom Hiddleston steals the show as the titular character, perhaps most captivating is the Time Variance […]
LGBTQ people are being outed at the Tokyo Olympics. The potential ramifications are huge.
Brazil's Italo Ferreira won surfing's first ever Olympic gold in Tokyo, and if the reaction in his home town is anything to go by it won't be the last for one of the world’s top surf nations, where many are at home on the waves. Young surfers in Baia Formosa, a small seaside resort on the unspoilt northeastern coast, have long been inspired by the new Olympic champion, and his medal given the sport added respectability. "It was very interesting to see how Italo's medal is breathing all this new life into surfing and inspiring the new generations that are appearing," said Daniel Grubba, an agent who manages surfers for the One Sports Agency.
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Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Tuesday that he pardoned the St. Louis couple who pointed their guns at protesters from a Black Lives Matter rally in June 2020. The couple eventually pleaded guilty to misdemeanors after being indicted in October 2020. Mark McCloskey pleaded guilty to misdemeanor of fourth-degree assault and was fined $250 while his wife, Patricia McCloskey, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor harassment and was fined $2,000. They also agreed to surrender the weapons they used
Kathy Griffin has shared an update on social media after undergoing surgery for lung cancer on Monday. “Wow! I’m so grateful for all the love you guys are sending me,” the comedian wrote in an Instagram post. “Surgery went well yesterday. Phew.” Griffin shared the news of her lung cancer diagnosis and impending surgery on Twitter, revealing she got her diagnosis just two weeks prior. She said had never previously smoked and was optimistic about her prognosis. “The doctors are very optimistic as