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Michael Schumacher: Shocking new claims about the F1 champ; Doctors allegedly revealed he is in a vegetative state and unable to respond

Sep 21, 2020 12:00 pm UTC| Sports

Fans are still looking forward to the time when they will see Michael Schumacher again, even if not in the tracks anymore. This is because the Formula One champ has been absent in the racing scene since 2014. Michal...

Athlete activism or corporate woke washing? Getting it right in the age of Black Lives Matter is a tough game

Sep 21, 2020 05:35 am UTC| Sports Politics

So-called brand activism is evolving fast. When Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the US national anthem in 2016, professional football turned its back on him. Now, consumer and sports fan expectations are forcing brands...

NFL concussion lawsuit payouts reveal how racial bias in science continues

Sep 20, 2020 06:04 am UTC| Sports

The first week of the 2020 National Football League (NFL) season occurred amid a growing social justice movement in professional sport. While other athletes protested police violence and honoured Black victims, the NFL...

The Olympics strive for political neutrality. So, how will they deal with surging athlete activism?

Sep 20, 2020 05:57 am UTC| Politics Sports

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has long tried to insulate itself from politics in society, but wider issues have always been a part of sport - including the Olympics. Sometimes political statements have been...

Manny Pacquiao: Keith Thurman wants a rematch with the Filipino boxing champ and here’s the possibility

Sep 17, 2020 12:38 pm UTC| Sports

Manny Pacquiao is the most in-demand opponent today. In fact, almost all the active boxers in similar weight class as the Filipino boxing champ expressed their wish to face him in the ring. Thurmans desire for a rematch...

NBA bubble rules: LeBron James, Nuggets’ Michael Malone call out policy that doesn’t allow coaches to have guests in Orlando

Sep 08, 2020 07:37 am UTC| Sports

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James sympathizes with Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone, who recently voiced his disappointment over one NBA bubble policy. Unlike the players, coaches of teams that advanced to the...

Michael Schumacher is allegedly dealing with these health complications due to brain trauma from his skiing accident

Aug 31, 2020 11:26 am UTC| Sports

Michael Schumacher is one of the most celebrated sportsmen in the world. He has dominated Formula One for years and even after he retired in 2012, he was still the no. 1 racer worldwide. Unfortunately, Michael...

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Economy

S. Korean healthcare and cosmetics exports surge 42% in August

South Korea exported US$1.69 billion worth of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and medical devices in August, up 42 percent from a year ago. According to data from the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI), the...

CaixaBank's acquisition of Bankia to create Spain's largest bank

CaixaBank will acquire state-owned Bankia in an all-share deal that would create Spains largest bank with total assets exceeding $786.6 billion. The deal will help the companies tackle dwindling profitability due to the...

Dubai’s DP World to work with Israel’s DoverTower in bid for Haifa Port

Dubai state-owned DP World is teaming up with Israels DoverTower in a joint venture that will bid in the privatization and to conduct a study on opening a direct shipping line between the two Middle East states. Haifa...

60% of pandemic-induced business closures in US become permanent

Yelp data revealed that 97,966 of the 163,735 business closures across the US due to the pandemic as of Aug, 31 wont be reopening. Permanent business closures rose 34 percent since Yelps last report in mid-July. Yelp...

S. Korea, Germany to boost energy ties towards economic recovery, climate goals

South Korea and Germany vowed via a virtual meeting to bolster cooperation in the energy sector towards the recovery of their virus-hit economies and helping each other achieve their climate goals. According to the...

Politics

Melania Trump: FLOTUS reportedly snubs stepdaughter Ivanka Trump's aspirations to become next president

First lady Melania Trumps former friend and adviser Stephanie Winston Wolkoff claimed that there was already some tension between Melania and her stepdaughter, Ivanka Trump. Her new book also revealed that the first lady...

Donald Trump: POTUS wants U.N. to hold China accountable for COVID-19 spread

Donald Trump was among the world leaders making an address in this years United Nations General Assembly. Tensions between the US and China in many aspects, especially COVID-19, have been placed center stage, with Trump...

Donald Trump: Robert Mueller's top deputy Andrew Weissman revealed POTUS did obstruct justice

Aside from the revelations offered by journalist Bob Woodward also come big reveals from special counsel Robert Muellers deputy Andrew Weissman in his upcoming book. The book, offering a peek into the Mueller...

Joe Biden: Campaign and Democrat committees gain financial lead

Former vice president Joe Biden and his campaign initially started off trailing Donald Trump in terms of cash reserves. But over the recent months and especially following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the...

Science

Asteroid to make a very close approach to Earth on Thursday

Despite being able to track thousands of asteroids passing through space, there are still some rocks that can escape detection. One such asteroid is coming to Earth this week, with astronomers predicting that it will make...

Mars mission: Scientists find "worms" inside Martian meteor

NASA is gearing up for the future Mars mission that will take place over the coming years, with the Perseverance Rover already making a headstart after launching into space many weeks ago. With the search for signs of life...

NASA: Scientist says possible discovery of life on Venus needs further study

Venus is known for having an environment that is anything but hospitable, with extreme temperatures making the planet impossible to inhabit. But with the recent discovery of phosphine in the atmosphere, scientists have...

NASA detects Jupiter-sized planet orbiting a star 80 light-years away

NASA has spotted many exoplanets over time, but its recent finding was a first. For the first time, the agency has detected a giant planet orbiting a much smaller corpse of a star. The data from NASAs Spitzer Space...

Technology

Can ‘Rainbow Six Quarantine’ be released in 2020?

The launch of Rainbow Six Quarantine was delayed even before the COVID-19 pandemic leading to the delay of its release. However, a recent supposed leak seemingly suggested that the game would be released sooner than most...

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’ beta tests kick off in October

The full release of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is just around the corner. This also means that the annual beta tests before the games launch are also set. However, video game players should note that only those with...

‘Elder Scrolls 6’ may not be an Xbox-exclusive despite Microsoft’s ZeniMax Media acquisition

Microsoft kind of broke the internet on Monday after its plans to acquire ZeniMax Media -- Bethesda Softworks parent company -- was made public. There are plenty of popular IPs under the banners of ZeniMax and Bethesda,...

How Apple Watch SE compares to the flagship Apple Watch Series 6

The main star of Apples September event this year is not the new iPhone, but the latest lineup of Apple Watch. The biggest surprise, however, was that the Apple Watch Series 6 was not the only presented at the recent...

GoPro HERO9 Black: Everything to know about the new action camera

Joining the busy fall season for the consumer tech industry is the GoPro HERO9 Black. The new action camera has been announced and the improvements in its design, specs, and features would give fans to think about whether...
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