Category: Athletic

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…

Woman Killed in Another Kyaukme Tea Farm Landmine Accident

A landmine explosion on a tea farm killed a woman and injured her husband this week in Kyaukme Township.The couple�Nang Nguen and Sai Thein�accidentally set off the concealed landmine while picking tea in Mont Mart village of Khim Kawng village tract …

Nam Ma Locals Take a Stand Against Dam Company Officials

Locals refused to meet officials on Thursday from a company set to build a hydropower dam on the Nam Ma River in Hsipaw, northern Shan State.The Unienergy Co. Ltd. sent representatives to the Nam Ma area to meet residents, but locals blocked the entra…