Aquatics, gymnastics, track and field federations propose new Olympic events

For the Tokyo Olympics, FINA successfully petitioned for the addition of a mixed-gender medley swimming relay, a men’s 800m freestyle and a women’s 1500m freestyle. High diving was one of the medal events that FINA proposed for Tokyo Olympic inclusion that was not accepted.

Promoted: Luxury brand 8Js is inspired by racing, worn by racers

A new luxury fashion label inspired by the fast-paced world of motor racing pays homage to the great names of the sport. The menswear brand, 8Js is both effortlessly chic and sporty, exuding a cool-yet-refined attitude. Created by Sacha Prost, son of four-time world champion Alain Prost and his sister-in-law Delphine Prost, the clothing range 8Js […]

Poll: 62 percent of voters say country is on the wrong track

“What we’re seeing now is very significant partisan differences on the question as you found in your poll overall with significant differences between Democrats and Republicans,” Karlyn Bowman, public opinion analyst and senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, told Hill.TV.

Grosjean eyes private F1 test if he can’t race in Abu Dhabi

“It’s very selfish, but it’s what I need, and it’s what I want to do. If it doesn’t happen, I’m alive, I will have plenty of opportunities in the future. I will have a superlicence in 2021, and we’ve seen that no one is safe from COVID. So let’s see.”

Democrats in key Senate races hold cash advantage over Republicans

Some Democrats have pushed to make radical changes that have the potential to reshape the country should they win control of the White House and both chambers of Congress, including eliminating the Senate filibuster, granting statehood to Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., and expanding the Supreme Court.

Maryland health officers raced to stop coronavirus-positive boy from boarding plane

“The best thing for Americans to do in the upcoming holiday season is to stay at home and not travel,” Henry Walke, the CDC’s COVID-19 incident manager, told reporters Wednesday. “Cases are rising. Hospitalizations are increasing, deaths are increasing. We need to try to bend the curve, stop this exponential increase.”

Kwanza Hall wins race to briefly succeed John Lewis in Congress

Former Atlanta Councilman Kwanza Hall (D) won a runoff election on Tuesday to succeed the late Rep. John LewisJohn LewisKwanza Hall wins race to briefly succeed John Lewis in Congress Congress must act to protect and expand Social Security benefits Ossoff features Obama in TV ad ahead of Georgia runoff MORE (D-Ga.) through Jan. 3.

Digitalisation race among banks: Advantages of pioneers

In the history of the Vietnam commercial bank system, major members such as Vietcombank and BIDV have operated for more than a half of a century, with their total assets many times higher than private ones. Therefore, the digital transformation that has been kicked start by these big banks is expected to heat up the […]

Nat’l Rivals Not Afraid to Pull Punches as Next Geopolitics Reshapes Global Tech Race, Futurist Says

While there is no clarity as to who the R&D was shared with, the belief is that the Nortel hack benefitted certain Chinese tech firms. In other words, if backdoors do exist, the UK may be worried about how some of its companies may be affected. Huawei’s leadership in the telecom space means excluding the […]

Sakhir GP: George Russell fastest in first practice as Lewis Hamilton stand-in

Sakhir GP Practice One Timesheet Driver Team Time 1) George Russell Mercedes 54.546 2) Max Verstappen Red Bull +0.176 3) Alexander Albon Red Bull +0.265 4) Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +0.322 5) Daniil Kvyat AlphaTauri +0.465 6) Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +0.620 7) Esteban Ocon Renault +0.727 8) Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +0.735 9) Daniel Ricciardo Renault +0.833 […]