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Luxury brand Louis Vuitton is 'celebrating' the founder's bicentennial birthday globally with a series of creative initiatives entitled Louis 200.
The 23-year-old Chopra became the first Indian javelin thrower to enter the finals of the Games with a big throw of 86.65m that put him on the top of the Group A qualification.
(Bloomberg) -- The shadow of the Olympics has hung over Japan’s range-bound stock market for months, with some fearing Covid disaster while others have hoped medal wins would help the country mentally move past the pandemic.With less than a week of the games to go, chances are looking good the Olympics themselves will be considered an achievement. Covid-related disruptions have been minimal, while Japan’s athletes have already taken home a record haul of 20 gold medals.The market outlook though
Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin refused to resign Wednesday after a key ally pulled support for him, but said he will seek a vote of confidence in Parliament next month to prove his legitimacy to govern. Shortly after a meeting with King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah at the palace, Muhyiddin said in a national broadcast that he had been informed by the monarch that eight lawmakers from a key party in his ruling alliance had withdrawn support for him. The party, the United Malays National Organization, is the largest in the alliance with 38 lawmakers, but it is split with some not backing the premier.
Thousands of firefighters have prepared for a tougher fight against California's largest wildfire as extremely dangerous weather returns, threatening to stoke flames into explosive growth. Firefighters were able to save homes and hold large stretches of the blaze but a red flag warning was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon through Thursday because of hot, bone-dry conditions with winds up to 40 mph. That could drive flames through timber, brush and grass, especially along the northern and northeastern sides of the vast blaze. “I think we definitely have a few hard days ahead of us," said Shannon Prather with the U.S. Forest Service.
Germany's Commerzbank on Wednesday said that it swung to a second-quarter loss as the lender undergoes a major restructuring and after a write off to end an outsourcing project. Analysts had expected a net loss of 504 million euros. Germany's No. 2 lender is trying to turn over a new leaf under its new chief executive, Manfred Knof.
Peter Norman is a footnote in one of the most iconic images in Olympic history. This is his story.
The deal requires a nod from the league's clubs and if approved, could help cash-strapped teams including FC Barcelona repair their finances that have taken a blow from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the newspaper https://nyti.ms/3ijT1S0. CVC did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment after business hours, while La Liga was not reachable. The private equity firm, as part of a consortium last year, entered talks to buy a stake in the media business of Italy's top soccer league.
Olympian Kaleigh Gilchrist recovered from a near-fatal balcony clash, then came the bigger battle: PTSD
The Australian Olympic Committee will leave it to the country's rugby and football federations to investigate and punish the "unacceptable" drunken behaviour of players on a flight home from Tokyo, Chef de Mission Ian Chesterman said on Wednesday. Chesterman said he was "deeply disappointed" by the incidents on Thursday's Japan Airlines (JAL) flight, which involved excessive drinking, refusing to wear masks, ignoring cabin crew and one incident of an athlete vomiting in a toilet.
The Duchess of Sussex was born Rachel Meghan Markle on 4 August 1981.
The 13-year-old claimed bronze in the women’s park event at the Ariake Urban Arena in Tokyo.
Health officials in France on Tuesday activated an emergency plan on the Mediterranean island of Corsica as a fourth wave of Covid infections spread across the country. The government also announced it was reactivating a package of measures designed to support medical staff as they brace for a fresh intake of cases.More of France's popular coastal areas meanwhile reintroduced the compulsory wearing of masks in a bid to stem the incoming coronavirus tide.Health officials on Corsica said they were
Brown posted a score of 56.47 in the women’s skateboard park final to become Team GB’s youngest Olympic medallist.
Team USA’s Katie Lou Samuelson reveals the disappointment, heartbreak and mental health struggles she suffered in the aftermath of being forced to skip the Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19. Samuelson’s 3x3 teammates went on to make history, winning the gold medal in Tokyo.
(Bloomberg) -- The British Navy said a ship was possibly hijacked near Iran, raising friction in the region days after a deadly drone attack on a tanker that the U.S., U.K. and Israel all blamed on the Islamic Republic.The U.K. Maritime Trade Operations, which monitors commercial shipping routes, reported a “potential hijack” roughly halfway between Iran and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. The British foreign office said it was “urgently investigating.”“Hijackers” who boarded the vessel off
COMMENT: Tom Hanks, Hugh Laurie, David Thewlis – everywhere you look there’s a screen titan turning to literary fiction. If only their books were as good as their acting, says Louis Chilton
Michael M. Santiago/GettyIt’s rare that a special election in August carries as much weight as Tuesday’s race in Ohio pitting Nina Turner, a hero to progressives and a fierce promoter of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Medicare for All, and the Green New Deal, against Shontel Brown, a local office holder with an undistinguished record but with the firepower of the Congressional Black Caucus behind her, along with the endorsement of Hillary Clinton and other national Democrats.Turner entered the race
With me today is Eric Vaillancourt, our interim president and CEO; and Milt Childress, executive vice president and CFO. Also, during this call, we will be providing full-year guidance, which excludes changes in the number of shares outstanding, impacts from future acquisitions, dispositions and related transaction costs, restructuring costs, raw material availability and pricing and other costs subsequent to the end of the second quarter.
UAA earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2021.