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The event had a capacity of 15,000.
The Scot defeated the defending champion 18-9.
The men's Olympic triathlon suffered a rare false start on Monday, leading to some frantic action from associated boats to get the message over to the initially unaware swimmers. Fifty-six men lined up on a pontoon in Tokyo Bay for the 06.30 local start but as the starter announced "on your marks" around two thirds of them dived in early for the 1,500 metre swim leg. With those left on the pontoon hoping they had done the right thing, a mini-flotilla of boats and jet skis flew into action to head off the group, with around half of them still ploughing on regardless despite the alert horn sounding repeatedly.
(Bloomberg) -- ABB Ltd. is in advanced talks to sell its mechanical power transmission business to RBC Bearings Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, as Chief Executive Officer Bjoern Rosengren swiftly overhauls the Swiss industrial giant.A deal could be reached as soon as this week and value the business, known as Dodge, at between $2.5 billion and $3 billion, said the people, who asked to not be identified because the matter isn’t public. Discussions are ongoing, and a potential
Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and David Bote homered, Trevor Williams pitched effectively into the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Sunday. Bryant and Bote each hit two-run shots as Chicago took two of three in the series. Williams (4-2) struck out six and allowed five hits with no walks over 6 1/3 innings in his first scoreless outing of the season.
Harrison Bader and Dylan Carlson homered during a seven-run burst in the fourth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-6 on Sunday. Nolan Arenado hit his 20th home run and tripled, and Tyler O'Neill also connected for the Cardinals. Cincinnati starter Sonny Gray (2-6) was tagged for a career-high eight runs, allowing eight hits and a walk in 3 1/3 innings.
Giles bagged a judo bronze before Sinden struck silver in the taekwondo.
Kristen Bell has been forced to rename her new podcast after receiving a cease-and-desist notice. The Frozen star and her pal, Monica Padman, launched the limited series Shattered Glass last month, under the umbrella of the Armchair Expert brand, co-founded by Padman and Bell's actor husband Dax Shepard. But prior to debuting the fifth episode of Shattered Glass on Friday, the ladies received a legal notice regarding the audio series' title, noting a rival show with the same name. Bell and Padma
He is said to have ‘lived his life with the courage of his convictions’
The Met Office has issued an amber warning for storms covering London and some of the Home Counties.
DWP says it is too hard to work out impact of its policy
Epic dunk in 2000 Olympics basketball between US and France resurfaces after upset win
The public had been asked to vote for their favourite couple.
(Bloomberg) -- Credit Suisse Group AG said it reached a settlement with its former wealth-management executive Iqbal Khan and a private detective firm, calling to a close a spying scandal that rocked one of Europe’s biggest lenders and ultimately led to the ouster of its chief executive officer Tidjane Thiam last year.“All involved parties have agreed to settle, and this matter is now closed,” a spokesperson for the bank said on Sunday, confirming that it had reached a settlement with Khan, his
Labour announces launch of ‘new deal for working people’Keir Starmer says initiative to provide good jobs is necessary as economy emerges from Covid crisis Keir Starmer said Labour would make Britain the best place to work. Photograph: Getty Images
Five people have died after getting into trouble in the water since Friday
Zack Greinke threw six solid innings, Abraham Toro homered and the Houston Astros sent Texas to its 12th straight loss, beating the Rangers 3-1 Sunday. The Rangers’ skid is tied for second-longest in team history and the first time they've dropped a dozen in a row since 1982. The Texas record is 15 straight losses in September 1972, under manager Ted Williams in the team's first season after moving from Washington.
The Dutch teen on Jeff Bezos' space flight had this surprise for the billionaire...(SOUNDBITE) (English) 18-YEAR-OLD PHYSICS STUDENT, OLIVER DAEMEN, SAYING: "I told Jeff I never bought something on Amazon and he was like: 'oh, wow, it was a long time ago (the last time) I heard someone say that.’”18-year-old Oliver Daeman became the world’s youngest space travellerwhen he accompanied Amazon founder Jeff Bezoson a 10-minute trip beyond Earth’s atmosphereafter another candidate bidding $28 million cancelled at the last minute(SOUNDBITE) (English) 18-YEAR-OLD PHYSICS STUDENT, OLIVER DAEMEN, SAYING:"I have always been interested in it and I have always followed Blue Origin and SpaceX and all the big players and then this came along. I always wanted to go to space, that was my ultimate, ultimate goal and I knew I was going to get there one way or another. But I never thought it was going to be this soon."Also on the Blue Origin flight was Bezos' brother, Markand 82-year-old aviator Wally Funk, the oldest person to go to space
"We are a good team #hotmessexpress," Richards wrote on RHOBH alum Mellencamp Arroyave's post about her own Sunday morning mishap
Annabelle Balchin, 22, said her husband Mick lost his ring on the day of their wedding – but Lake District Divers volunteer Angus Hosking rescued it.