Wed, 30 Sep 2020

Jays ace Ryu will try to even series with Rays

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu finds himself right back at the same place and in another big moment as ...

MLB roundup: Giolito, White Sox down A's in opener

Lucas Giolito took a perfect game into the seventh inning and the Chicago White Sox used three home runs for ...

Snell, Rays stymie Blue Jays in wild-card opener

Blake Snell took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and Manuel Margot homered as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the ...

Britain, Canada Sanction Belarus' Lukashenko, Top Officials

Britain and Canada have imposed sanctions on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his son and other top officials for allegedly rigging ...

'King' Harris takes tennis message to townships

Having supplanted Kevin Anderson as South Africa's No 1, Lloyd Harris is a man on a mission - to take ...

Astros, Gurriel agree to contract extension

The Houston Astros and first baseman Yuli Gurriel agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension for the 2021 season, ...

The MEC debacle is a predictable and avoidable governance failure

When news broke about Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) being sold to an investor in the United States, the reaction among ...

Technology optimization: Weapon against cyber-attacks

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], September 29 (ANI/NewsVoir): Work-from-home and digitization are the norm in the post-COVID world. Under these new circumstances, ...

Canadian study reveals girls benefit from doing sports

Toronto [Canada], September 29 (ANI): Girls, but not boys, who participate actively in school sports activities in middle childhood show ...

SA's Lloyd Harris sails into French Open 2nd round

South Africa's top-ranked tennis player, Lloyd Harris, is through to the second round of the French Open after beating Australia's ...

Lightning dominate Stars to claim 2nd Stanley Cup title

Brayden Point scored a powerplay goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy blocked 22 shots for a shutout as the Tampa Bay Lightning ...

Fucsovics sends Medvedev to another early exit at French Open

Hungarian Marton Fucsovics shocked fourth-seeded Daniil Medvedev of Russia 6-4, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-1 in the first round of the ...

Top-seeded Rays ready for confident Blue Jays

The Tampa Bay Rays won two-thirds of their games this season to secure both the American League East title and ...

Heath-care workers lacking PPE suffer from more anxiety and depression

While all workers across Canada and around the world are being affected by COVID-19, health-care workers as a group are ...

Impact trade GK Bush to Whitecaps for 2021 draft pick

The Montreal Impact traded veteran goalkeeper Evan Bush to the Vancouver Whitecaps on Monday in exchange for a third-round pick ...

Nadal breezes through opener at French Open

Rafael Nadal converted all five break points and rolled to a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 win over Egor Gerasimov of Belarus ...

The value of the Mountain Equipment Co-op sale lies in its customer data

Imagine a world where, as a retailer, you have complete and detailed information on every single transaction made by each ...

More underground water found on Mars

Washington [US], September 28 (ANI): European Space Agency's (ESA) Mars Express spacecraft has discovered several ponds of liquid water buried ...

Lakers, LeBron favored to dispatch of Heat quickly

The Miami Heat overcame long odds to reach the 2020 NBA Finals, and they'll have to do so again to ...

F Stewart retires after 11 seasons with seven teams

Forward Chris Stewart retired from the NHL after 11 seasons with seven teams. The 32-year-old appeared in 16 games with ...

Mr. NO: 5 facts about the USSR's most iconic Foreign Minister

Andrei Gromyko used to say that he prefers 10 years of negotiations to one day of war and stood by ...

Can you have too much Botox?

Demand for cosmetic treatments, including botox and fillers, has surged since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Dermatologists and plastic surgeons are ...

New Chair of IAEA Board of Governors Elected

The IAEA Board of Governors elected by acclamation Ambassador Heidi Alberta Hulan as the Chairperson of the IAEA's Board of ...

MGB 13 gears towards sustainable mining program

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Sept. 28 (PIA) -- The Mines and Geosciences Bureau -13 (MGB-13) recently launched the Mindanao ...

Female youth in Caraga region join PMA entrance exam

BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 28 (PIA) -- Leonila Alivay and Jenilyn Calit were among the female young applicants who joined this ...

Friends of Canada-India, others hold protest against China

Vancouver [Canada], September 28 (ANI): Friends of Canada-India along with seven other organisations held a protest against China in front ...

Brack, Ultra trade barbs over player treatment, pay

In the latest in a back-and-forth between the Toronto Ultra and Call of Duty League players concerning how the team ...

Mora's goal propels Timbers to win over Whitecaps

Felipe Mora scored the lone goal and goalkeeper Steve Clark made three saves as the Portland Timbers defeated the Vancouver ...

Toronto FC rallies to defeat MLS-leading Columbus

Richie Laryea scored and had two assists, and Alejandro Pozuelo had a goal and an assist as Toronto FC rallied ...

Despite red card, Orlando City earn 0-0 draw at FC Dallas

Ten-man Orlando City extended its club-record unbeaten streak to eight matches when it fought FC Dallas to a scoreless draw ...

Toronto FC rallied to defeat MLS-leading Columbus

Richie Laryea scored and had two assists, and Alejandro Pozuelo had a goal and an assist when Toronto FC rallied ...

Bartman rematch highlights MLB wild-card round

A rematch of the 2003 National League Championship Series that featured the infamous Steve Bartman incident highlights the matchups for ...

Late goals lift Revs past D.C. United

Gustavo Bou scored in the 86th minute and Adam Buksa tallied four minutes later to lift the visiting New England ...

Barlow scores twice as Red Bulls rout Impact

Tom Barlow scored two goals and New York recorded a season high for tallies for the second straight game as ...

MLB roundup: Brewers, Astros in playoffs with losing records

Harrison Bader powered the playoff-bound St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-2 win Sunday over visiting Milwaukee, but the Brewers were ...

France's Emmanuel Macron says Belarus leader Lukashenko 'has to go'

French President Emmanuel Macron said Belarus' leader Alexander Lukashenko has to step down, in comments to a French weekly published ...

Cambodia is an inspiration for the healing power of art after a crisis

Even though history has seen different disasters and humanitarian crises, one fact remains: we try to understand what is happening ...

'No physical injuries' minimizes the emotional trauma of assault survivors

In August 2020, a woman walking along a neighbourhood street in my hometown of London, Ont., was the target of ...

Even in 2020, a double standard is still applied to women in the spotlight

We are wrong to think the Trump era of attacks on women's leadership, credibility and character is new, or even ...

At UN, Belarus Accuses West Of Sowing 'Chaos And Anarchy'

Belarusian Foreign Minister Uladzimer Makey has accused Western states of interfering in the country's internal affairs to foment "chaos and ...

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U.S. stocks dip as all eyes on presidential debate

NEW YORK, New York, Sept. 29 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- Wall Street's major averages finished lower on Tuesday as investors ...

International freight depressed due to lack of planes in air

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday released data for global air freight markets in August ...

Global stocks rebound runs out of steam on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The worldwide rally in stocks of the previous 24 hours came to a halt in Asia ...

Criticism mounts in China over 'bullying' of social media platform

The logo of TikTok is seen on a smartphone screen in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, Aug. 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu ...

Fifth most visited city in world prepares for long Winter

SINGAPORE - These days, the desolate streets and shuttered businesses in popular tourist areas in Singapore like Little India and ...

Asian stocks mixed Monday, British pound edges up

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan and Hong Kong rose strongly on Monday, while in China and Australia stock ...

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