Category: Athletic

Americans Being Warned of Deadly Fake Medication

Americans are being warned to beware of potentially deadly fake prescription pills that are laced with the powerful opioid fentanyl and the highly addictive stimulant methamphetamine. The counterfeit tablets are linked to a wave of drug overdoses killi…

Major League Baseball to Make Coronavirus-Delayed Debut

After a four-month delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball kicks off its regular season Thursday with a 60-game schedule set to be played solely in U.S. stadiums. While many fans are anticipating the return of the game nicknamed the national pastime, there are widespread concerns about the safety of resuming a major sports league […]

NASCAR to Resume Season May 17 with 7 Races in 10 Days

NASCAR announced Thursday that it will resume its season without fans starting May 17 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina with the premier Cup Series racing three more times in a 10-day span.   NASCAR joins the UFC as the first major sports organizations to announce specific return to play plans since the coronavirus pandemic shut […]

Djokovic Wins 8th Australian Open Championship

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has captured his 8th Australian Open title, coming back to defeat Austrian Dominic Thiem in five sets, 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, in Melbourne Sunday.It is the 17th Grand Slam title for Djokovic, ranked number two in th…

GAMBIA VERSUS MYANMAR: International Court of Justice Blues

The three-day International Court of Justice (ICJ) hearing from December 10 to 12 � in the case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) � ended with decision pending on…

Hundreds of Lashio IDPs in Need of Food Aid

More than 500 internally displaced people (IDPs) who have sought refuge in a village in Lashio Township, northern Shan State, are short on food and water, volunteers said.The 546 IDPs are staying in Enai village, and come from the villages of Pang Hon…

Approaching Typhoon, Snafus Mar Southeast Asian Games

CLARK, PHILIPPINES – An approaching typhoon is threatening to complicate the hosting by the Philippines of the largest biennial games in Southeast Asia, already marred by logistical foul-ups that the president vowed to investigate.President Rodrigo Dut…