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Sport and social media's rocky relationship is safe ... for now

Jan 10, 2018 11:07 am UTC| Insights & Views Sports

Sports clubs and players are without doubt the giants of social media. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube have a mindboggling number of sport followers from around the world. Real Madrid has 106m likes on Facebook...

What data tells us about the best cricket players

Dec 27, 2017 13:21 pm UTC| Sports

In this series were looking at how the economics of sports is doing away with hunches and intuition. Using data and research to evaluate players, strategies and even leagues. Fans will often rank and compare cricket...

Health Check: which sports supplements actually work?

Nov 08, 2017 15:20 pm UTC| Insights & Views Sports

Whether your goal is to increase strength, decrease body fat or improve overall performance, adding supplements to your daily regimen can give you that extra edge. But with thousands of products on the market, choosing the...

How Nike's hijab sports gear is taking on Islamophobia and patriarchy

Nov 03, 2017 08:09 am UTC| Insights & Views Sports

In March, when sports manufacturer Nike launched its Nike Pro Hijab, it made obvious business sense. What Nike - perhaps inadvertently ̶ has done, is to legitimise the hijab across two very different narratives. One is...

The big money Mayweather-McGregor fight pits boxing against UFC in a battle of the brands

Aug 22, 2017 14:20 pm UTC| Sports Economy

Las Vegas is soon to host one of the most lucrative boxing matches of all time. Dubbed The Money Fight it features UFC (which stands for the Ultimate Fighting Championship) star Connor Mcgregor making his boxing debut...

The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

Aug 13, 2017 23:17 pm UTC| Insights & Views Sports

The big summer transfer headline belongs to Neymar and his record-breaking 198m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. But, by anyones standards, the spending across English Premier League football clubs has been...

Nicotine in sports: high use but little evidence of effects on performance

Aug 11, 2017 08:01 am UTC| Sports

When you think nicotine, you probably think of smokers, addiction, carcinogens and disease - not elite athletes and sporting performance. However, our research published today shows that the use of nicotine among...

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Economy

BoJ likely to maintain 'QQE with yield curve control' policy unchanged at upcoming monetary policy meeting, says Danske Bank

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) is expected to maintain its QQE with yield curve control policy unchanged at the next monetary policy meeting ending on Tuesday, January 23. Governor Kuroda is further, likely to downplay the...

New Zealand bonds plunge at close tracking U.S. Treasuries; eyes on Q4 consumer inflation data

New Zealand government bonds plunged at the time of closing Friday, tracking a fall in U.S. Treasuries as well, on news of a plausible re-shuffling in the United States Federal Reserve. At the time of closing, the yield...

JGBs flat in muted trading session ahead of BoJ’s policy meeting early next week

Japanese government bonds remained flat in muted trading session Friday as investors are curiously eyeing the Bank of Japans (BoJ) monetary policy decision, scheduled to be held early next week for further detailed insight...

Australia 10-year bond yield reaches near 4-month high tracking U.S. counterpart on possibility of Fed re-shuffle, global sell-off

Australian 10-year government bond yields hit a near 4-month high on the last trading day of the week, tracking similar sound in the U.S. counterpart, following a possibility of a re-shuffling in the United States Federal...

U.S. Treasuries suffer ahead of initial jobless claims, 10-year TIPS auction

The U.S. Treasuries continued to be beaten Thursday as investors look forward to the countrys weekly initial jobless claims, scheduled to be released today by 13:30GMT, followed by the Philly Fed Manufacturing index, due...

Politics

GOP tax plan doubles down on policies that are crushing the middle class

The U.S. middle class has always had a special mystique. It is the heart of the American dream. A decent income and home, doing better than ones parents, and retiring in comfort are all hallmarks of a middle-class...

What does Ramaphosa's victory mean for South Africa's economy?

A great deal is expected from Cyril Ramaphosa who was elected as the president of South Africas governing party, the African National Congress (ANC). This positions him to become the countrys president in 2019. Sibonelo...

Cyril Ramaphosa prepares to confront South Africa's bleak future

Among all the remarkable turns in African politics this year, one of the most momentous was Decembers ANC party congress in South Africa, where the party chose a new president: Cyril Ramaphosa, who narrowly bested...

Is the British monarchy actually adapting to changing social norms?

Is the royal marriage story were being sold really a fairy tale come true? Or is it a story spun by Buckingham Palace for its own self-interest, one shrouded in myth and make-believe? In the coverage of next summers...

Politics won out over international law in recent UN elections

For the first time in the courts history, the UK will not have a judge sitting at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Christopher Greenwood, who was seeking a second nine-year term, pulled out of the race on November...

Science

Urban Farming Could Be Humanity’s Best Hope To Solve Deforestation And World Hunger

World hunger and global deforestation are two of the biggest problems assaulting humanity right now. Sure, theres also climate change, but it can almost be considered an umbrella under which all of the global threats from...

Automation Takes Over Stem Cell Manufacturing Too, FDA Approves

When discussing stem cell research, most people would likely bring up scientists harvesting stem cells from living tissue. While this is certainly true, there is now a new method that would allow researchers to manufacture...

Popular Pain Medication Ibuprofen Could Lead To Male Infertility, Study Says

Ibuprofen is one the most well-known pain medications in the West, taken by millions of people every day. Its a particular favorite of many athletes who suffer from muscle soreness and joint pains. According to a recent...

Scientists 3D-Print Living Tissue That Form Shapes, Pointless Or Gateway To Westworld?

Synthetic tissue has been a huge source of excitement in the scientific community for years, especially after 3D-printing technology really took off. Recently, scientists reveal that they were able to create shapes with...

Climate Change Impact Will Include More Asylum Seekers In Cooler Countries, Study Says

The impact that climate change can have is nearly universal. It pervades every aspect of human and animal life, making the planet uninhabitable by the day. One of the most alarming results of the increasingly hostile...

Technology

Apple Employees Get $2,500 Bonuses In Celebration Of Major Tax Cut

Apple might be a little late to the celebration game, but it will reportedly be giving employees $2,500 in bonuses to celebrate the recently passed tax cut bill. These bonuses will supposedly come in restricted stock units...

iPhone Users Beware, New iMessage ‘Text Bug’ Is Freezing Devices

A new bug that targets the iMessage feature on iPhones called chaiOS is currently floating around. Users who receive a message containing this bug are warned not to open it because it will cause their devices to crash....

Apple To Pay $38 Billion In Tax For Plans To Bring Home Its Billions From Overseas

Apple recently announced that it would be bringing home the bulk of its overseas funds, which happens to be the largest of any U.S. company. This would involve paying $38 billion in taxes, but it seems the company doesnt...

Apple Is Hiring For Work-From-Home Jobs Positions

Job hunters might want to perk up and pay attention. Apple is currently looking for new employees for both full-time and part-time positions that would allow them to work from home. Officially called At Home Advisors, the...

China Adds To Apple iPhone Slowdown Woes, Wants Answers

Yet another consumer group from a major smartphone market is looking for answers from Apple with regards to the issue of slowing down older iPhones. The Shanghai Consumer Council sent the Cupertino firm a letter, asking...
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