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"I was actually kind of going to get on a plane to go home," MyKayla Skinner told reporters on Sunday after her silver medal win. "I wasn't expecting any of this to happen"
The defender spent two seasons with the Eagles.
The International Olympic Committee does not plan to call for a moment of silence at the Tokyo Games on Aug. 6, the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945, instead aiming to honour it in the Tokyo 2020 closing ceremony, organisers said on Sunday. Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui sent a letter dated July 28 to IOC President Thomas Bach asking for a moment of silence to be observed. "I am hoping that athletes and Games-related people will touch upon the reality of the atomic bombing in some way," Matsui said in the letter, made public on the city's web site.
Lillie will be back on screen in Sunday night's episode of the ITV2 reality show.
Advice on retiring a millionaire reminds me of the old Steve Martin joke about how to be a millionaire: "First, get a million dollars." A more practical option, and one that has been proven effective, is to put your money to work in the stock market. This is not an unattainable goal, especially because you can buy growth stocks that do much better than the market index.
Days after teammate Ryan Murphy strongly hinted at displeasure with Russian athletes being allowed to compete in Tokyo, King did the same.
Uniswap is the governance token for the Uniswap decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. What it does: UNI is the token for the Ethereum-based decentralized exchange called Uniswap. Date launched: The exchange began trading in 2018 and Uniswap launched its token in September 2020.
Overcoming the formidable Dominican Republic in a must-win pool game to qualify for the quarter-finals of women's volleyball is a tall order for Japan but Sarina Koga is confident the hosts can advance if they play as a team and not rely on one person. Japan are fifth in Pool A after a spirited five-sets defeat by South Korea on Friday and they sit one point behind the Dominicans who occupy the fourth and final qualification spot. "I think it's very important for us to work together as a team tomorrow... It will be difficult for the Japanese team with smaller players to play against a big foreign team with taller players," Koga told reporters on Sunday.
A court ruled Craig Murray’s blog posts could have identified the accusers of Alex Salmond.
Earlier this year, IBM (NYSE: IBM) claimed to have developed the world's first 2nm chip technology. Let's take a look back at Big Blue's chipmaking breakthroughs, why investors were indifferent to those milestones, and whether or not these announcements actually matter to the company's future. The AIM alliance introduced PowerPC as an alternative chip architecture to challenge Intel's (NASDAQ: INTC) dominance of the CPU market.
The all-round gold medalist didn't have her usual best stuff in her strongest event.
Sunisa Lee will have her carry-on stuffed with medals when she heads back to the United States. The 18-year-old Olympic gymnastics champion from Minnesota added a bronze in the uneven bars finals on Sunday. Lee earned a silver in the team competition on Tuesday before grabbing gold in the all-around on Thursday.
Italy and France are introducing Europe’s toughest vaccine pass regimes for normal social activities like dining indoors at restaurants, visiting museums and attending sporting events. Leaders in both countries see the vaccinations cards, dubbed the "green pass" in Italy and the "health pass" in France, as needed to boost vaccination rates and persuade the undecided to get vaccinated. The French health pass is required at movie theatres, museums and tourist sites, and comes into effect for restaurants and trains on August 9.
China reported 75 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday as cities began introducing strict curbs to halt an increasingly severe outbreak of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. The number of new cases in mainland China, reported as of July 31, was up from 55 reported a day earlier. The new cases included 53 domestically transmitted cases across eight provinces, bringing the total number of domestic cases in the past 10 days to 284 across 14 provinces and municipalities.
We were witness to an insane seven-man Olympic golf playoff on Sunday, and it wasn’t even to win the event.
Virtually every cause the Prince of Wales has adopted is extremely worthy, but has met with mixed success, shall we say, and, in any case, his role is at best minimal
CT Pan eventually claimed bronze for Chinese Taipei in a remarkable seven-man playoff
Tonix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: TNXP) investors are having a bad week. Hot off the heels of a devastating interim analysis from one of its late-stage clinical trials that looks all but doomed to end in failure, the stock's price has fallen well below $1. Given that its other late-stage programs target notoriously difficult-to-treat conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Alzheimer's disease, the entire company is looking quite frail.
Police were called to an incident at Ty Mawr Holiday Park in Towyn, near Abergele in North Wales on Saturday.
Lee put up a disappointing score to open the competition, but a series of under-performances helped her earn her third medal of these Games.