'Smash them on the blocks': US-Australia rivalry to light up Paris pool - 21分前  Channel NewsAsia

PARIS : American swimming, be warned: Australia are coming for the crown at the Paris Olympics.A rivalry that has burned for decades may be set to explode at La Defense Arena from Saturday as the two swimming superpowers duel for supremacy in the pool.Usually distant runners-up to the mighty United
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Pogacar aims for Triple Crown after completing Tour/Giro double - 31分前  Channel NewsAsia

Tadej Pogacar has already secured his place among the greats of cycling by completing the Tour de France/Giro d'Italia double on Sunday, and the Slovenian now wants to put his name on an even more elite list by targeting the "Triple Crown" of cycling.Pogacar is the first man to win the Giro and the Tour i
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Women shuttlers change the script with fourth Games appearances - 39分前  Channel NewsAsia

LONDON : Conventional wisdom dictates that the average retirement age for elite women players in the intense and physically demanding sport of badminton is well under 30 years old.Five women shuttlers are set to turn that on its head, however, when they make their fourth Olympic appearances at the Paris G
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Residents of eastern Canadian community menaced by wildfire can return home - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

TORONTO: Thousands of people ordered from their homes in the face of a raging wildfire in a remote corner of eastern Canada can return home this week as the risk to their community diminished, authorities said over the weekend. About 9,600 residents of Labrador City in the province of Newfoundland and Labr
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Chelsea sign US defender Wiley, 19, from Atlanta United - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Chelsea have signed United States left back Caleb Wiley from Major League Soccer side Atlanta United on a six-year contract, the Premier League club said on Monday.Chelsea did not disclose the financial details, but British media reported the deal was worth around 8.5 million pounds ($11 million).
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US Secret Service 'failed' in mission to protect Trump: Director - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

WASHINGTON: US Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle acknowledged on Monday (Jul 22) that the agency "failed" in its mission to prevent the assassination attempt on former president Donald
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Athlete influencers compete for likes as well as medals in Paris - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

NEW YORK : Athletes on the hunt for Olympic gold will also be chasing likes and follows on social media in Paris, as a battle for a coveted piece of viral fame kicks off at the Games.A social media side hustle unlike any other will play out across a frantic 16 days beginning on July 26 with Olympians look
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Vondrousova and Hurkacz pull out due to injury - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

:Olympic silver medallist Marketa Vondrousova has withdrawn from the Paris Summer Games due to a hand injury, the Czech 25-year-old said on Monday, with Poland's Hubert Hurkacz also withdrawing.Vondrousova reached the women's final in Tokyo three years ago as an unseeded player, losing to Swiss ninth seed Bel
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Philippines, US to hold 2+2 foreign, defence ministers' dialogue - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

MANILA: The Philippines and the United States will hold a 2+2 dialogue between their foreign and defence ministers in Manila on Jul 30, Manila's foreign ministry said on Monday (Jul 22). The ministers are expected to discuss how they could further enhance their countries' commitment to their alliance "in s
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Sliding airline profits and plane delays cast shadows at air show - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

FARNBOROUGH, England :A plunge in Ryanair's quarterly profits cast a shadow over the opening of the Farnborough Airshow on Monday, where aviation leaders were already fretting about supply chain snags, aircraft delays and floundering plans to cut emissions.Boeing announced a bumper order from Korean Air for 2
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Who is Harris' VP?: Four possible running mate for Kamala Harris - 25分前  Channel NewsAsia

No one knows the importance of selecting the right running mate better than Vice President Kamala Harris. With Harris now the leading candidate to succeed President Joe Biden as the presumptive Democratic pres
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Insurers to see limited hit from CrowdStrike disruption, Fitch says - 37分前  Channel NewsAsia

The global insurance and reinsurance industry is likely to avoid any major financial impact from the outage sparked by CrowdStrike's glitchy security software update that disrupted internet services worldwide last week, Fitch Ratings said.Preliminary estimates suggest that insured losses could be in the r
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Tour champion Pogacar ruled out of Paris road race - 48分前  Channel NewsAsia

PARIS :Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar has been ruled out of the Paris 2024 Olympics after an exhausting three-week stage race, the Slovenian Olympic Committee said on Monday.Pogacar, who won his third Tour on Sunday, was not selected because of fatigue, the committee said in a statement.Pogacar
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Democrats unite around Harris after Biden drops out - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

WASHINGTON: Democrats rapidly coalesced around Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday (Jul 22) as she raced to secure the party's nomination to take on Donald Trump in November, in the wake of Presiden
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Russia jails US-Russian journalist Kurmasheva for over 6 years - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

MOSCOW: A Russian court has sentenced US-Russian journalist Alsu Kurmasheva to more than six years in prison for violating strict military censorship laws, a ruling her employer slammed as a "mockery of justice". Kurmasheva, 47 was convicted on Friday (Jul 19) in a secret trial that was not announced in ad
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Boeing-owned Wisk expects to begin carrying passengers 'later in the decade' - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

FARNBOROUGH, England : Boeing-owned Wisk Aero expects its pilotless air-taxi to begin carrying passengers "later in the decade" as it works with the U.S. regulator to secure approvals, its CEO said on Monday, amid scepticism among industry analysts about certification timelines.Wisk is one of several elec
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Midfielder Onana joins Villa from Everton - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Aston Villa have signed defensive midfielder Amadou Onana from fellow Premier League side Everton, both clubs said on Monday.Neither Villa nor Everton disclosed financial details, but British media reported the deal was worth around 50 million pounds ($64.6 million). Villa did not reveal the length of the
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Vondrousova pulls out due to injury - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Olympic silver medallist Marketa Vondrousova has withdrawn from the Paris Summer Games due to a hand injury, the Czech 25-year-old said on Monday.Vondrousova reached the women's final in Tokyo three years ago as an unseeded player, losing to Swiss ninth seed Belinda Bencic. The Swiss, who gave birth to a
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Chilled athletes embrace strategies to beat Paris heat - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

MANCHESTER, England : While most of his rivals prepared for the 50 kilometre race walk at the 2019 Doha world championships by warming up in full track suits in the 32 degrees Celsius heat, Evan Dunfee did the polar opposite.The 33-year-old Canadian spent the minutes before the race immersed in an ice bat
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Nursing home shooting kills six in Croatia - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

DARUVAR:  A gunman opened fire in a nursing home in Croatia on Monday (Jul 22), killing at least six people in a rare instance of gun violence in the Balkan country, officials said. FIve residents and one employee were dead after the gunman entered the private nursing home in eastern Croatia's Daruvar
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