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Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda, who is b...

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe

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Seven-time Olympian, pioneer woman lawmaker Hashimoto appointed Olympics minister Named after the Olympic flame when she was born days before Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964, Seiko Hashimoto has lived up to her name by taking part in seven Olympics and doing it in two sports....
10:00, 09/11/2019

Guatemala prosecutors probe presidential candidate, lawmakers over graft Guatemalan prosecutors have launched an investigation into a presidential candidate, six lawmakers and a cabinet minister on suspicion of corruption, the U.N.-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) said late on Monday....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Brazil to use $245 million from graft probe to protect Amazon: senator The head of Brazil's Senate said on Thursday he signed an agreement with the Supreme Court to assign 1 billion reais ($245 million) in graft money recovered in the Car Wash investigation to protect the Amazon....
22:26, 09/05/2019

Sister of former Pakistani president ordered held in graft probe Pakistani anti-corruption authorities ordered one of the leaders of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party to be confined to her residence on Friday as they continued an anti-graft crackdown that critics say is aimed at stifling dissent....
16:52, 06/14/2019

Former Hong Kong Exchange Official Arrested in Graft Probe Hong Kong’s anticorruption watchdog arrested a former high-ranking official at the city’s stock exchange for allegedly rigging the approval system for companies applying to go public....
16:39, 06/27/2019

Special Prosecutor Appointed In Smollett Probe To Investigate Dropped Charges CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett. On Friday, Cook County Judge Michael Toomin suggested Cook County State’s Att...
20:26, 06/21/2019

William Barr Has Appointed a Prosecutor to Examine the Origins of the Russia Probe (WASHINGTON) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate,” a pers...
07:26, 05/14/2019

Brazil investigators get access to banking records of president's son in graft probe A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son and his former driver in a money-laundering investigation, two sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Monday....
02:13, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: Petrobras ignored warnings about fuel broker implicated in graft probe Brazil's Petrobras found suspicious activity in its oil trading business - and failed to stop it - six years before an alleged bribery scandal erupted in that unit in 2018, according to three people with knowledge of the situation and documents seen ...
13:39, 06/13/2019

Pakistan opposition leader Maryam Nawaz arrested in graft probe Pakistan's anti-corruption bureau arrested opposition leader Maryam Nawaz on Thursday, a party spokeswoman said, the latest high-profile detention of a member of the Sharif political dynasty....
12:39, 08/08/2019

Exclusive: Senior aide to Brazil farm minister targeted by graft probe A senior adviser to Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias is being investigated over his management of a public contract five years ago, according to two people familiar with the matter and documents from an internal ministry probe seen...
16:52, 07/12/2019

Newly-Appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Announces 5-Day Week For Employees Newly-appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, popularly known as P S Golay, on Monday announced a five-day working week for state government employees....
20:13, 05/27/2019

Mohan Markam Appointed Chhattisgarh Congress Chief With Rahul Gandhi Nod Congress legislator Mohan Markham was appointed as the head of the party's Chhattisgarh unit today, replacing Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. The move comes at a time when the Congress is still coming......
16:39, 06/28/2019

Kumari Selja Appointed Haryana Congress Chief Ahead Of Elections Congress leader Kumari Selja will take over as the party's chief in Haryana, where elections are due later this year. She will replace Ashok Tanwar, a leader believed to be close to former Congress......
18:52, 09/04/2019

Kenya's chief prosecutor to charge finance minister over graft Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other officials will face charges over corruption related to the construction of two dams, the chief prosecutor said on Monday....
10:13, 07/22/2019

Algerian finance minister, ex-police chief in court amid graft investigations Algeria's finance minister and ex police chief appeared in court on Monday, joining a list of powerful figures to face judicial investigations since mass protests forced the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika this month....
19:26, 04/29/2019

Algeria's finance minister, ex police chief in court amid graft investigations Algeria's finance minister and ex police chief appeared in court on Monday, joining a list of powerful figures to face judicial investigations since mass protests forced the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika this month....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Japan's Olympics chief....
09:52, 06/20/2019

Chef Vinesh Johny Appointed AS Deputy Chief Expert For Pastry And Confectionery At WorldSkills Kazan Under the new position, Chef Vinesh will be vested with task of ensuring smooth functioning of future events. He will also train many more enthusiasts under the Patisserie and Baking segments....
11:52, 08/31/2019

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
09:13, 06/07/2019

Head of Nissan's internal Ghosn probe resigns Christina Murray, an American lawyer promoted to vice president of internal audit and compliance in April, was spearheading a companywide probe into misconduct following the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn last November on charges of financial...
22:39, 09/06/2019

Olympics: Bach boxing comments undervalue International Federations - AIBA chief The executive director of AIBA, the governing body of amateur boxing, has hit out at Olympic chief Thomas Bach for suggesting putting together an alternative organization to run the sport at next year's Tokyo Games would "not be rocket science"....
20:52, 05/06/2019

US Deputy Attorney General Who Oversaw Mueller Probe Resigns US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who chose Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the Russia interference probe and protected him from political intrusion, announced Monday he was stepping......
11:52, 04/30/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after admitting ties to Clinton probe, Russian spy An outspoken CEO known for rocking the boat resigned Thursday after the fallout from his romantic relationship with a Russian spy proved too much for investors to bear. Patrick Byrne, the head of discount furniture seller Overstock.com, resigned Thur...
09:13, 08/23/2019

EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations, is stepping down June 30, the agency said on Wed...
20:13, 06/26/2019

Christine Lagarde Resigns as IMF's Chief Christine Lagarde submitted her formal resignation as managing director of the International Monetary Fund to prepare for the nomination process to be the next president of the European Central Bank and to allow the IMF to begin finding her successor...
19:13, 07/16/2019

U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will step down in days, he said on Wednesday....
23:39, 06/26/2019

Audi U.S. chief Del Rosso resigns After less than half a year at the helm of Audi of America, President Mark Del Rosso has stepped down, effective immediately. He will be replaced on an interim basis by COO Cian O'Brien....
04:26, 05/03/2019

Bulgarian farm minister resigns amid guest houses probe Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Rumen Porozhanov resigned on Tuesday, the latest high-level official to step down in scandals involving purchases of luxury properties and the building of guest houses with EU aid for private use....
14:13, 05/14/2019

Principal resigns amid probe of Maryland locker-room attack DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — The principal of Maryland high school has resigned months after several junior varsity football players were accused of raping or attempting to rape teammates with a broomstick. News outlets report Casey Crouse announced her resi...
10:13, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations, is stepping down June 30, the agency said on Wed...
20:52, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will step down in days, he said on Wednesday....
00:13, 06/27/2019

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
18:13, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump's intelligence chief Dan Coats resigns Dan Coats, who was tasked with overseeing the 17 US intelligence agencies, will leave his post. Coats' two-year tenure was marked by disagreements with President Trump on Russia and North Korea....
05:52, 07/29/2019

Australia's cybersecurity chief Alastair MacGibbon resigns MacGibbon's decision to resign at the "end of the electoral cycle" makes sense both organisationally and personally, especially given the potential for uncertainty ahead....
08:00, 05/06/2019

"Criminals Better Than Colleagues": Jharkhand Congress Chief Resigns Jharkhand Pradesh Congress chief Ajoy Kumar quit his post on Friday, accusing some colleagues of indulging in corrupt practices and promoting their own interests over the party's and said "worst......
22:13, 08/09/2019

Patrick Byrne Resigns as Overstock.com Chief Executive Patrick Byrne, CEO of online retailer Overstock.com Inc., resigned Thursday, saying he didn’t want his presence to distract from the company’s business strategy....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andreas Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, the SPD, has announced she is resigning as party chief, raising the spectre that Germany’s embattled go...
11:39, 06/02/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid criminal probe over children's book Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who has been away from the job amid a corruption scandal centered around a children's book, announced her resignation through her lawyer on Thursday, NBC News reports....
23:13, 05/02/2019

Texas’ election chief resigns after voter citizenship flub AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The embattled Texas elections chief who questioned the U.S. citizenship of nearly 100,000 voters has resigned ahead of being forced out of office. Local media outlets report Secretary of State David Whitley submitted his resignat...
01:13, 05/28/2019

Chief who helped save baby resigns amid use of force inquiry GREENWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City-area police chief has resigned after he was accused of using excessive force against a father charged with trying to drown his 6-month-old daughter in a pond. The Kansas City Star reports that Greg Hallgrimson form...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Odisha Chief Minister Resigns From Bijepur Constituency, Retains Hinjili Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik today resigned from Bijepur Assembly constituency and retained the Hinjli seat. Mr Patnaik sent his resignation as legislator from Bijepur......
17:52, 06/02/2019

Emirates chief commercial officer resigns after airline's profit dives Emirates Chief Commercial Officer Thierry Antinori has resigned, a spokeswoman said on Sunday, days after the Gulf airline announced its weakest profit in a decade....
14:13, 05/12/2019

Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger Resigns From Apple's Board Walt Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger resigned from Apple’s board, severing a yearslong connection between the two companies as they prepare to launch competing video-streaming services....
06:13, 09/14/2019

Indian Youth Congress Chief Resigns, Takes "Responsibility" For Poll Loss Indian Youth Congress (IYC) president Keshav Chand Yadav on Saturday resigned from his post taking "full responsibility" of the party's defeat in the Lok Sabha elections....
04:00, 07/07/2019

Acting CBP chief John Sanders resigns amid reports over migrant treatment Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection chief John Sanders told employees Tuesday he will resign, under pressure to address increasing numbers of migrants crossing the border and their conditions in custody....
00:13, 06/26/2019

Vice-chief of defence staff resigns, citing plan Mark Norman was to replace him Lt. Gen. Paul Wynnyk said in a letter that he was informed of a plan for Mark Norman to return to his old job and replace him. That changed when he reached a settlement with Ottawa....
03:52, 07/10/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Chief of Staff Resigns After He's Outed for Harassment, Drug Use, Racism Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff Cade Cothren has resigned after allegations that he sent sexually explicit text messages to former interns, lobbyists, and campaign staffers, according to USA Today’s Tennessean. Casada was also al...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Acting Trump administration border chief resigns amid furor over treatment of migrant children Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders will resign amid furor over the Trump administration's treatment of migrant children....
20:26, 06/25/2019

Tennessee House speaker's chief of staff resigns amid sexually explicit texts scandal Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada's chief of staff resigns amid scandal over sexually explicit texts.        ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 bln Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for an upfront payment of $3.4 billion to expand its portfolio of eye care medicines....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Takeda Selling Assets to Novartis, J&J to Pay Down Debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., looking to pay down debt following its megadeal for Shire PLC, is selling eye drug Xiidra to Novartis AG and TachoSil surgical patches and sealants to Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon....
11:39, 05/09/2019

Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 billion Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for $3.4 billion, as well as potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, to expand its portfolio of eye care medicines....
02:26, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 bln Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for $3.4 billion, as well as potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, to expand its portfolio of eye care medicines....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Takeda sells dry eye drug to Novartis to help cut debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd agreed to sell its dry eye drug to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for $3.4 billion and potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, in the first divestment since its takeover of Britain's Shire....
05:39, 05/09/2019

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster....
14:39, 05/09/2019

U.S. DoJ antitrust chief says working with states on Big Tech probe The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it investigates the market power of major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday....
23:00, 08/20/2019

SEC probe taps incoming Caesars Entertainment chief Tom Reeg, the soon-to-be head of Caesars Entertainment, has been slapped with a subpoena in a Security and Exchange Commission trading probe, The Post has learned. Reeg, chief executive of Eldorado Resorts — which is in the process of buying Caesars ...
05:13, 09/04/2019

Takeda scraps late-stage amyloidosis study Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said on Wednesday it would discontinue a late-stage study testing its experimental treatment for amyloidosis, as it did not meet the first of two main goals....
01:39, 06/06/2019

House panel launches ethics probe of DOT chief Chao The panel has asked Chao, who oversees NHTSA, to provide communications between her or other DOT officials and employees of the Foremost Group, a shipping company founded by her father....
06:39, 09/17/2019

Top Court Refuses Plea For CBI Probe Into Murder Of UP Bar Council Chief The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking a CBI probe into the recent killing of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav at the Agra court premises and asked the......
19:00, 06/25/2019

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption accusations....
08:52, 06/20/2019

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
22:13, 06/14/2019

| Algeria's ex-police chief detained in corruption probe - state TV Algeria's former police chief Abdelghani Hamel has been placed in provisional detention over alleged "diversion of funds and illicit enrichment", state television said....
21:39, 07/05/2019

U.N. chief condemns oil tanker attacks, says independent probe needed United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters on Friday the truth needed to be established after two oil tankers were attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, adding that the international body condemned the attack....
18:39, 06/14/2019

Top Court To Hear Plea For Probe Over "Conspiracy" Against Chief Justice The Supreme Court Monday said a plea seeking direction to CBI to lodge an FIR into alleged conspiracy to fix Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in a "concocted, false sexual harassment" case will be......
13:00, 05/06/2019

Plea In Supreme Court To Probe "Conspiracy" Against Chief Justice A lawyer Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction to CBI to register a plea into alleged conspiracy to "fix" Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi in a "concocted false sexual......
20:00, 04/30/2019

Takeda kicks off sale of Western European drugs: sources Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co has reached out to prospective bidders for a portfolio of drugs for sale in western Europe as it seeks to trim its debt following the $59 billion purchase of Shire, sources close to the matter told Reuters....
21:26, 07/17/2019

Fiat Chrysler sales chief files whistleblower suit over SEC probe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' U.S. sales chief Reid Bigland sued the Italian-American automaker claiming the company opted to withhold 90% of his 2018 compensation because he has cooperated with a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, c...
02:26, 06/06/2019

In A First, Chief Justice Lets CBI Probe High Court Judge For Corruption In a first, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has allowed the CBI to file a corruption case against a sitting high court judge, Justice SN Shukla. Justice Shukla, an Allahabad High Court judge, was......
06:52, 07/31/2019

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chandpur village in Etah district....
14:52, 06/13/2019

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf that has raised fears of war....
01:13, 06/15/2019

Indian woman accusing chief justice of harassment quits probe A woman who accused the chief justice of India's Supreme Court of sexual harassment said on Tuesday she would no longer participate in the proceedings of a judges' panel investigating the case as she does not expect justice....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Prosecutor drops Greek central bank chief’s corruption probe A Greek prosecutor has shelved an investigation into alleged involvement of the country’s central bank chief in a politically-charged pharmaceutical bribery scandal...
19:13, 08/29/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
01:13, 06/15/2019

Former UEFA chief Michel Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Maharashtra Chief Minister Orders Probe Into Pune Wall Collapse Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered an in-depth inquiry into the incident of wall collapse in Pune, in which 15 people were killed....
09:52, 06/29/2019

Former UEFA chief Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe: judicial source Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained and questioned by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar, a French judicial source confirmed to Reuters....
11:39, 06/18/2019

Chief Minister Orders Probe, 4 Lakh Compensation As Surat Fire Kills 18 Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today ordered an investigation into the massive fire tragedy in Gujarat's Surat. A massive fire broke out at a coaching centre in Surat on Friday afternoon where at......
18:39, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler sales chief files whistleblower suit over SEC probe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' U.S. sales chief Reid Bigland sued the Italian-American automaker claiming the company opted to withhold 90% of his 2018 compensation because he has cooperated with a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, co...
02:26, 06/06/2019

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavior at today's tech giants such as Alphabet's Google...
02:26, 06/12/2019

Puerto Rico governor's chief of staff quits amid scandal probe The chief of staff for Puerto Rico's governor resigned on Tuesday as prosecutors investigated a scandal in his administration that has sparked 11 days of protests demanding the Caribbean island's leader step down....
07:00, 07/24/2019

Acting DHS chief launches probe into 'disturbing & inexcusable' Border Patrol social media posts Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said Wednesday that he has launched an “immediate investigation” into what he called “disturbing & inexcusable” social media posts from Border Patrol agents that purportedly included graphic and vulg...
19:26, 07/03/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Likely UK's new U.S. ambassador will be appointed by new PM: minister The appointment of Britain's ambassador to the United States is likely to be made by the next British prime minister rather than outgoing leader Theresa May, senior minister Liz Truss told journalists on Thursday....
16:13, 07/11/2019

Sangakkara appointed MCC president "Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the first non-British president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and will take up his one-year post in October."...
19:39, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Who has UK PM Johnson appointed to his cabinet? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson began appointing his senior ministers on Wednesday shortly after taking office, naming the team he hopes will help him to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31....
00:26, 07/25/2019

BL Santhosh Appointed BJP's New General Secretary BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday elevated party's joint general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh as its general secretary (organisation), a day after Ramlal was moved back to the RSS after holding......
22:26, 07/14/2019

JP Nadda Appointed Working BJP President Senior BJP leader JP Nadda has been selected the working president of the BJP with Amit Shah expressing an intention to step aside following his appointment as Home Minister, Union Minister Rajnath......
17:26, 06/17/2019

Neo-Nazi Appointed District Mayor in Germany Stefan Jagsch, the deputy state leader of an extreme-right party, was appointed because no one else wanted the job. He’s also the only one who does email, said a member of the board....
02:13, 09/10/2019

Sanjay Singh Appointed As AAP's Rajasthan In-Charge The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday appointed its Rajya Sabha lawmaker Sanjay Singh as its Rajasthan in-charge, following its heavy defeat in the Lok Sabha election across the nation....
03:26, 05/26/2019

Kiran More Appointed Interim USA Cricket Coach The USA Cricket has also appointed former India spinner Sunil Joshi as spin bowling advisor, and Pravin Amre and Kieran Powell as advisors for the batting department....
22:00, 07/13/2019

Sun Wen appointed China football vice president Former FIFA female player of the year Sun Wen has been elected a vice president of the Chinese Football Association as China seeks to revamp its lagging national program       ...
14:52, 08/23/2019

Benitez appointed Dalian head coach "Rafa Benitez has been unveiled as the new head coach of Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang, with the former Newcastle United and Liverpool boss replacing Choi Kang-hee at the helm."...
15:26, 07/02/2019

1st all-female crew appointed to handle AFC Cup game Referee Yoshimi Yamashita and assistants Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi are set to create history in Asia by becoming the first all-female crew to officiate in one of the Asian Football Confederation's continental club competitions  ...
08:39, 05/14/2019

| Zambians march against graft in government Hundreds of people wearing yellow T-shirts rallied in Zambia's capital Lusaka - to kick start a campaign against corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government....
01:39, 07/21/2019

New Governors Appointed; Anandiben Patel Replaces Ram Naik In UP Former interlocutor on Naga talks RN Ravi has been appointed as Nagaland governor, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique. Noted lawyer and former Janata Dal legislator Jagdeep Dhankhar was......
12:39, 07/20/2019

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela. Iglesias has been the head of the Inter-American Development Bank and SEG...
12:52, 05/28/2019

Kavanaugh should never have been appointed. Impeachment is our only hope | Moira Donegan In a just world, this man would never have been appointed to the court. The best we can hope for now is his impeachmentIt seems even more likely than it did before that US supreme court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is indeed a serial sexual assaulter. New...
09:26, 09/19/2019

Atanu Chakraborty Appointed Economic Affairs Secretary The government has appointed Atanu Chakraborty as the new economic affairs secretary, a coveted position in the finance ministry, a statement late on Wednesday said....
21:26, 07/24/2019

Shoaib Akhtar "Surprised" Misbah-ul-Haq Not Appointed PCB Chairman Shoaib Akhtar took a humorous dig at Misbah-ul-Haq, a day after the latter was appointed as the head coach and chief selector of Pakistan cricket team....
21:00, 09/05/2019

Kalraj Mishra Appointed Himachal Pradesh Governor Senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra was Monday appointed as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Acharya Devvrat, who has been transferred and appointed as the Governor of Gujarat....
12:26, 07/15/2019

A third of Thailand's appointed senators linked to military, police More than a third of Thailand's newly appointed senators have military or police backgrounds, an official document showed on Tuesday, a sign the upper house will probably vote to entrench army dominance of government five years after a military coup....
14:13, 05/14/2019

"A Man With No Enemies": Rajnath Singh Appointed Cabinet Minister Again One of the top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajnath Singh is a man of all seasons who maintains cordial relations with leaders across the political spectrum and enjoys wide......
17:39, 05/30/2019

Prakash Javadekar Appointed BJP Poll Incharge For Delhi Gearing up for the upcoming Assembly polls, the BJP on Friday appointed Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Narendra Singh Tomar as its incharge for elections in Delhi and Haryana respectively....
11:26, 08/09/2019

Danny Cowley appointed manager of Huddersfield Town Brother Nicky follows him from Lincoln as assistant managerHuddersfield say Cowley one of ‘most detailed managers around’Huddersfield Town have confirmed the appointment of Danny Cowley as manager. Cowley leaves Lincoln and will be joined by his brot...
03:39, 09/10/2019

Ante Covic appointed new Hertha Berlin manager The team's youth coach will take over as manager of the Bundesliga side next season. Covic said the appointment was "a childhood dream has come true."...
17:13, 05/12/2019

| Thai king endorses junta-appointed senators Scores of junta loyalists were endorsed as members of Thailand's 250-strong senate on Tuesday, packing the upper house with allies likely to vote for coup leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha's return as civilian premier after a highly disputed poll....
22:39, 05/14/2019

Robert Vadra May Hamper Probe If Allowed To Travel To Spain: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Thursday that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, may hamper the probe if allowed to travel to Spain and other European......
20:39, 09/12/2019

Trump prods Nadler, Schiff to probe ‘Crooked Hillary’ and ‘phony’ Russia probe President Trump, in between battling subpoenas and other demands from congressional committees as they ramp up their probes into his administration, on Monday urged top-ranking Democrats to shift their focus to “Crooked Hillary” and the genesis of th...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha's bid to host the athletics world championship, his lawyers said on Thursday....
02:26, 05/24/2019

Phillip Cocu appointed Derby manager on a four-year deal Former Netherlands midfielder replaces LampardCan’t wait to start this adventure, says 48-year-oldDerby County have appointed the former Netherlands international Phillip Cocu as Frank Lampard’s managerial successor at Pride Park.Cocu, 48, has signed...
13:13, 07/05/2019

Pranab Mukherjee's Daughter Appointed Congress National Spokesperson The Congress on Monday appointed former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee and and ex-Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar's son Anshul Kumar as national spokespersons....
23:52, 09/09/2019

Nowhere is safe to hide in war-torn Yemen, say UN-appointed rights experts The people of Yemen have been subject to “numerous” possible war crimes in recent years including forced recruitment of children and sexual abuse in detention, UN-appointed senior rights experts said on Tuesday, in an appeal to the international comm...
22:52, 09/03/2019

Political novice Honcharuk appointed Ukraine PM, to focus on economy Political novice and presidential protege Oleksiy Honcharuk was appointed as Ukraine's prime minister on Thursday, and said economic reforms aimed at accelerating growth would be the focus of his premiership....
20:26, 08/29/2019

Rahul Dravid Appointed Head Of National Cricket Academy Rahul Dravid will look after all cricket related activities at the NCA and will be involved in mentoring, coaching, training and motivating players, coaches and the support staff at the academy....
22:39, 07/08/2019

Newly appointed Thai Senate includes many soldiers, police Thailand’s newly appointed 250-member Senate, which will play a crucial role in selecting the country’s next prime minister, will have more than 100 members of the police and military who have wielded power since a 2014 coup ousted an elected governm...
11:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. judge confirms Citgo directors appointed by Venezuelan congress The Citgo Petroleum board of directors appointed by Venezuela's opposition congress chief was confirmed by a U.S. judge on Wednesday, ending a challenge by former directors loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
09:26, 08/22/2019

Trump-appointed NASA head just declared Pluto a planet again NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine – a politician who’s probably seen one or two episodes of “Cosmos” – has officially declared Pluto a planet again. His reasoning: that’s the way he learned it in high school. My favorite soundbyte of the day that probably w...
03:52, 08/28/2019

Biswa Bhusan Harichandan Appointed Governor Of Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been appointed as governor Andhra Pradesh. He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for giving him "an......
09:13, 07/17/2019

Priti Patel Appointed UK's First Indian-Origin Home Secretary Priti Patel, an ardent Brexiteer who was among the most vocal critics of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, on Wednesday took charge as Britain's first Indian-origin Home Secretary in the newly-unveiled......
03:00, 07/25/2019

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller, is resigning U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trump's campaign, said on Monday he was resigning from his post....
00:39, 04/30/2019

Steve Clarke appointed Scotland manager on three-year deal • Head coach took Kilmarnock to third in Scottish Premiership• Clarke replaces Alex McLeish after 18 months in the postSteve Clarke has been appointed as the new Scotland head coach on a three-year deal, the Scottish Football Association has announc...
16:26, 05/20/2019

Maricopa County attorney appointed to Arizona Supreme Court PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is getting a spot on the Arizona Supreme Court. Gov. Doug Ducey announced Wednesday that he’s appointing the controversial prosecutor to the state’s high court over fierce...
12:39, 09/05/2019

Algerian ex-PM Sellal in custody over graft allegation, state TV says Algeria’s supreme court on Thursday remanded former prime minister Abdelmalek Sellal in custody over allegations of corruption, state television reported....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Former Pakistani PM Abbasi arrested by anti-graft agency Pakistan's anti-corruption agency arrested former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday, drawing a furious response from opposition parties, which accused the government of trying to silence its opponents....
14:26, 07/18/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer turns himself in on graft charges Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft probe that has ensnared top politicians and businessmen....
22:13, 05/09/2019

| Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge - prosecutor Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, says the country's acting prosecutor general....
22:39, 06/15/2019

El Salvador files graft charges against ex-justice minister Prosecutors in El Salvador are accusing an ex-minister of justice and public security of illicit enrichment and seeking restitution of over $1 million in allegedly misappropriated government funds...
23:00, 07/19/2019

Congress's DK Shivakumar, Arrested In Graft Case, "Congratulates" BJP Senior Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar was arrested last evening by the Enforcement Directorate with his supporters first trying to block officers from taking him away and later resorting to......
09:39, 09/04/2019

Violence and graft to test El Salvador's maverick new president El Salvador's maverick new president takes office on Saturday pledging to battle violence, poverty, corruption and mass migration to the United States - but will have to do all that without a congressional majority....
23:13, 05/30/2019

El Salvador court absolves 2 ex-presidents in graft case A court in El Salvador has absolved two former presidents and three other defendants of criminal responsibility in the alleged diversion of $10 million donated by Taiwan to help victims of 2001 earthquakes...
01:13, 07/06/2019

In Paraguay, Fighting Graft With Eggs and Toilet Paper Paraguayans fed up with corruption discovered that public shame was more effective than state institutions at holding crooked politicians accountable....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Algerian ex-PM Sellal arrested over graft allegation: state TV Algeria’s supreme court on Thursday remanded ex-prime minister Abdelmalek Sellal in custody over graft allegations, state TV said, in a continuing crackdown on alleged corruption and cronyism among associates of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Brother of Iran's President Rouhani sentenced for graft Hossein Fereidoun, brother and close aide of Iran's president, has been sentenced on unspecified corruption charges, according to IRNA. The president's supporters believe the case is politically motivated....
19:39, 05/04/2019

Abruptly appointed Zambian finance minister to review sales tax plan Zambian President Edgar Lungu abruptly fired his finance minister on Monday, appointing in her place the respected deputy head of the central bank, who said he might further delay a sales tax designed to rebalance its economy....
17:26, 07/15/2019

African Union lifts Sudan suspension after transitional government appointed The African Union (AU) on Friday lifted its suspension of Sudan's membership in the bloc, ending a three-month freeze that had been in place pending the installation of a civilian government after the ouster of long-term President Omar al-Bashir....
01:00, 09/07/2019

Dominic LeBlanc’s family, donors appointed to 5 of 6 recent N.B. judicial vacancies The appointments include the wife of Dominic LeBlanc's brother-in-law and prominent donors to both the Liberal Party and the federal Liberal association for LeBlanc's riding. ...
00:26, 07/03/2019

Antonio Conte excited for 'new chapter' after being appointed Inter head coach Former Chelsea manager replaces Luciano SpalettiInternazionale fourth in Serie A this seasonFormer Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been appointed head coach at Internazionale, the Serie A side have announced.The 49-year-old returns to management ha...
12:39, 05/31/2019

Major General AK Dhingra Appointed 1st Armed Forces Special Ops Commander The Armed Forces Special Operations Division has been set up by the government to undertake joint operations by three services and will have elements from the Army, Navy and the Air Force....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Darren Lehman appointed coach of Hundred team Northern Superchargers Darren Lehmann, who left his job as Australia coach in the wake of the sandpaper scandal last spring, has been confirmed as the men's coach of Northern Superchargers, the Leeds-based team in the Hundred....
13:13, 08/20/2019

China's Ambassador To India Luo Zhaohui Appointed Vice Foreign Minister Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has been elevated as vice-minister of foreign affairs. Announcing Mr Luo's appointment as the vice foreign minister, China's State Council or the......
20:13, 05/29/2019

Obvious Nepotism: This 5-Year-Old Boy Was Just Appointed Grocery Shopping Helper By His Own Parents There are so many people in this world who seem to rise to the top buoyed only by the privilege they were born into. This story is just another shameful example of the culture of nepotism that exists in our country: This 5-year-old boy was just appoi...
22:00, 09/16/2019

Parminder Singh Dhindsa Appointed Akali Dal's Leader Of Legislative Party Former Akali minister and MLA Parminder Singh Dhindsa was on Friday appointed as leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal's legislative party in the Punjab assembly....
00:26, 08/03/2019

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm and raising money for the swindler's victims....
02:52, 05/30/2019

Rod Rosenstein, U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed Mueller, submits resignation U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trump's campaign, said on Monday he was resigning from his post....
05:26, 04/30/2019

Government-Appointed Task Force On Direct Tax Code Submits Report The task force was assigned to draft direct tax laws in line with the norms prevalent in other countries, incorporating international best practices, and keeping in mind the economic needs of the......
13:39, 08/19/2019

Kieron Pollard Appointed West Indies' Limited-Overs Captain Kieron Pollard will take over the captaincy from Jason Holder in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and Carlos Brathwaite in the Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is)....
21:00, 09/09/2019

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newly appointed Emergency Coordinator (EERC) declaring...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Bernard Madoff's wife Ruth settles with court-appointed trustee Ruth Madoff, the wife of imprisoned swindler Bernard Madoff, agreed to pay $594,000 and surrender her remaining assets when she dies to settle claims by the court-appointed trustee liquidating her husband's firm....
00:13, 05/07/2019

Guatemala bids goodbye to UN anti-graft body as it wraps up Guatemala is saying goodbye to a U.N. commission that has helped investigate and bring to justice corrupt politicians, public officials and businesspeople for the last 12 years...
22:26, 09/03/2019

Crime fighting duo seeks Kenya's first top-level graft conviction Noordin Haji, head of public prosecutions in Kenya, is the urbane son of one of the country's most prominent families. George Kinoti, born in the slums, rose from burly beat cop to head the powerful police investigation department....
13:13, 07/26/2019

Brazil Scandal Tarnishes Nation's Graft-Fighting Judge The credibility of Brazil’s justice system and a sprawling Brazilian anti-graft investigation is at stake after leaked texts purported to now-Justice Minister Sergio Moro coordinating with prosecutors to convict ex-President da Silva....
12:39, 07/18/2019

Incyte's Jakafi gets FDA approval to treat Graft vs Host Disease The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Incyte Corp's treatment for acute Graft versus Host disease (GvHD), an inflammatory response by the immune system after a bone marrow transplant....
22:26, 05/24/2019

Vets Say They Saved a Dog's Life Using an Experimental Fish Skin Graft Here’s a feel-good story to carry you through the Memorial Day weekend. Veterinarians at Michigan State University say they were able to save the life of a one-year-old Rottweiler named Stella who had been horrifically burned, thanks in part to an in...
03:52, 05/25/2019

Malaysia extradites ex-Goldman banker facing US graft charge KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s attorney general says former Goldman Sachs executive Roger Ng has been temporarily extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges linked to the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment...
15:13, 05/06/2019

Brazil's anti-graft operation Lava Jato in hot water Investigative platform The Intercept has revealed that the much-lauded anti-corruption campaign has been less impartial than it should be. It may have even thwarted ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's candidacy....
22:39, 07/24/2019

Panama votes for president as candidates vow to fight graft and inequality Polls closed in Panama's presidential race on Sunday afternoon, after a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption and inequality resonated following bribery scandals and the canal nation's role in hiding the wealth of ...
01:39, 05/06/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer back in custody on graft charges Brazil’s former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft probe that has ensnared top politicians and businessmen...
23:39, 05/09/2019

Ex-President of Kyrgyzstan Is Arrested on Graft Charges After Deadly Clashes The first attempt to detain Almazbek Atambayev failed a day earlier when his supporters rushed to his defense, prompting violence that left a police officer dead....
21:00, 08/08/2019

Italian magistrate who led 'Clean Hands' graft probes dies Francesco Saverio Borrelli, the Italian magistrate who headed the "Clean Hands" corruption investigations in the early 1990s that swept away an entire political class, has died, his family said on Saturday....
21:13, 07/20/2019

Uhuru Kenyatta’s war on graft: a turning point or just scoring points? A Kenyan governor accused of corruption was ordered to step down during his trial, a minister and his deputy were arraigned in court for alleged abuse of office. Kenyans are not used to such things....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Judge rules graft charges to stand against Malaysia's Najib Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak has failed in his bid to have seven corruption charges against him dismissed as his trial enters its third week....
07:00, 04/29/2019

Guatemala arrests former presidential candidate on eve of U.N.-graft team exit Guatemalan police arrested former presidential candidate Sandra Torres at her home on Monday on charges of violating campaign finance rules, just hours before the departure of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that shook the political class....
21:52, 09/02/2019

| Videos accusing Egypt's Sisi, military of graft go viral Videos posted online by an Egyptian construction contractor accusing President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the military of corruption have gone viral, sparking a rare debate about the army's growing economic empire....
22:39, 09/09/2019

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality Panamanians vote on Sunday in a presidential election following a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption and inequality resonated in the wake of scandals about bribery and the canal nation's role in hiding the wealt...
07:52, 05/05/2019

Kenyan finance minister to be arrested and charged over graft: prosecutor Kenya's finance minister will be arrested and charged over allegations of corruption related to the construction of two dams, Kenya's chief prosecutor said on Monday....
11:13, 07/22/2019

Algerian partner of Germany’s VW held over graft allegations: state TV An Algerian court on Monday ordered the detention of Mourad Eulmi, head of family-owned firm SOVAC that is a partner of Germany's Volkswagen AG, on suspicion of corruption, state television reported....
19:26, 06/17/2019

Iraq suspends US-funded broadcaster Al Hurra over graft investigation Iraq has suspended the license of a U.S.-government funded broadcaster after it ran an investigation alleging corruption within the country's religious institutions....
21:52, 09/02/2019

Anti-graft crusader sworn in as Slovakia's first female president Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia's first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken by a journalist's murder last year....
16:39, 06/15/2019

Sri Lankan lawmakers to investigate Lotus Tower graft allegation A Sri Lankan parliamentary panel will investigate an allegation of corruption against a Chinese company contracted to work on the construction of South Asia's tallest tower....
00:52, 09/19/2019

Judge rules graft charges to stand against Malaysia’s Najib Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak has failed in his bid to have seven corruption charges against him dismissed as his trial enters its third week...
08:13, 04/29/2019

| Malawi's Mutharika: Law professor turned graft-accused president Malawi's president Peter Mutharika, 78, is a former Washington law professor with two successive election victories to his name and a political career clouded by claims of corruption, even treason....
01:52, 05/29/2019

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder ‘an international crime’, says UN-appointed rights investigator In an interview with UN News, Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard recounted her nearly week-long mission to Turkey searching for the truth surrounding the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside the Saudi consulate i...
02:00, 06/21/2019

History made as the first Canadian woman appointed to captain major cruise ship Wendy Williams is set to make history as the first Canadian female captain of a major cruise ship when she takes the helm of Virgin Voyages' newest ship....
02:00, 06/12/2019

MOVES-Former Petrobras CEO Ivan Monteiro appointed as Nubank risk committee member Brazilian financial startup Nubank has appointed former Petroleo Brasileiro SA's Chief Executive Ivan Monteiro as a member of its risk committee and finance consultant, it said on Monday in a statement....
18:26, 07/01/2019

Newly-Appointed Chinese Envoy Vows To Work For Better China-India Ties Newly-appointed Chinese envoy to India Sun Weidong arrived in New Delhi on Sunday and resolved to work for building better ties between the two Asian giants....
16:26, 07/21/2019

Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Probes Use Of Black Money In 2019 Polls Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) vice chairman Justice Arijit Pasayat on Tuesday suggested appropriate amendments in existing tax laws to curb the use of money power to win......
21:26, 06/18/2019

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
18:26, 06/07/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog says Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament about a 500,000 rand ($35,900) donation he received for his campaign to lead the African National Congress (ANC)....
12:39, 07/19/2019

South Africa to vote amid graft scandals, high unemployment A quarter-century after the end of apartheid, South Africans go to the polls Wednesday for the sixth national elections since the demise of the harsh system of racial discrimination, although the country remains divided by economic inequality ....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Judges sweat over Guatemala anti-graft fight after U.N. commission's ouster In late August, U.N. officials, judges and civil society leaders met in Guatemala to say farewell to a U.N. commission that fought political corruption before its mandate was terminated by President Jimmy Morales....
01:26, 08/31/2019

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez starts graft trial she blasts as 'smokescreen' Argentina's populist ex-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner passed through a crowd of ardent supporters and into a Buenos Aires courthouse on Tuesday to undergo a graft trial she derided as a "smokescreen," days after kicking off her campaign fo...
05:13, 05/22/2019

Zambia court adjourns ex-minister graft case that prompted aid freeze A Zambian court on Tuesday adjourned until September the start of corruption trial involving a former cabinet minister that prompted some western donors to freeze aid to the southern African nation....
14:13, 08/13/2019

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration, an international anti-corruption mission said on Friday....
09:00, 05/25/2019

With raids, warrants and an arrest, Mexico's leader sends first big message on graft Mexican authorities have raided the home of a close aide of former President Enrique Pena Nieto and secured the arrest of one of the country's best-known businessmen in a drive to get justice for scandals that tainted the last government....
09:13, 05/29/2019

South Africa’s Zuma threatens ANC enemies after graft inquiry adjourns Former South African president Jacob Zuma threatened enemies in his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party on Friday, after securing a concession on how he is questioned at a corruption inquiry....
17:00, 07/19/2019

With confidence vote, Peru revives debate over anti-graft reforms Peru's government won a confidence vote in the country's Congress on Wednesday, reviving debate over President Martin Vizcarra's flagging effort to pass anti-corruption measures....
23:52, 06/05/2019

Pope, on Madagascar visit, condemns clan culture of privilege, graft Pope Francis, on a visit to Madagascar, on Sunday condemned what he said was its clan culture of privilege and corruption that allows a very few to live in wealth while the vast majority languish in grinding poverty....
15:52, 09/08/2019

Anti-graft group's exit to test mettle of new Guatemala leader Guatemala's next leader, Alejandro Giammattei, could not have asked for clearer endorsement of his skepticism toward President Donald Trump's proposed immigration deal than when a visiting U.S. lawmaker last week said the plan was unfeasible....
06:39, 08/13/2019

U.S bans entry to senior aide to Malawi leader over graft allegations Uladi Mussa, a senior aide to Malawi President Peter Mutharika, and his wife Cecilia have been banned from entry into the United States due to allegations of "significant corruption", the U.S. Embassy said on Wednesday....
20:26, 07/03/2019

Exclusive: Philips, under investigation in U.S. and Brazil, fired whistleblower who warned of graft Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an alleged bribery racket was exposed in the company's Brazil operations last year, Reuters ...
11:52, 08/21/2019

Ex-Pemex CEO focused on graft, Mexican anti-money laundering czar says The former chief executive of Mexican national oil company Pemex focused on enriching himself though acts of corruption which led to massive losses for the firm, the head the finance ministry's financial intelligence unit said on Tuesday....
19:52, 05/28/2019

Mexican former minister detained, deepening president's anti-graft quest A judge ordered a former Mexican Cabinet minister to be detained pending a trial over suspected losses to taxpayers, her lawyer said on Tuesday, opening a new front in President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's campaign to eradicate corruption....
00:52, 08/14/2019

Brazilian anti-graft prosecutors mull lawsuit against Bradesco -report Brazilian prosecutors are considering a civil lawsuit against Banco Bradesco SA , as they believe the country's second-largest private-sector bank may have failed to prevent corruption schemes, Valor Econômico reported on Thursday....
17:39, 05/30/2019

| British envoy to Zambia blasts govt over graft in leaving speech Britain's outgoing ambassador to Zambia on Tuesday denounced "rampant corruption" in the southern African nation and said donors were right to slash aid....
01:26, 08/28/2019

CORRECTED-MOVES-Former Petrobras CEO Ivan Monteiro appointed as Nubank risk committee member Brazilian financial startup Nubank has appointed former Petroleo Brasileiro SA's Chief Executive Ivan Monteiro as a member of its risk committee and finance consultant, it said on Monday in a statement....
04:52, 07/02/2019

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed independent investigator said on Wednesday, in a renewed call for full State accountability for the crime. ...
18:26, 06/19/2019

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives over Trump’s reallocation of Defense Department fund...
02:26, 05/24/2019

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller, submits resignation to Trump Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general whose appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller roiled the Trump administration for two years, has submitted his resignation to President Donald Trump, Rosenstein's resignation is effective May 11....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Frank Lampard appointed Chelsea manager as club legend returns to Stamford Bridge - Lampard 'immensely proud' to return to Chelsea - Granovskaia: Lampard is 'one of the most talented young coaches in the game' - Lampard's in-tray: Five key areas he must address...
12:39, 07/04/2019

Italy protests Swiss delay in releasing evidence in Nigeria graft case Italian prosecutors have complained to Switzerland about lengthy delays in obtaining evidence they have requested in an international corruption case involving oil firms Shell and Eni, a source familiar with the matter said....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corruption that facilitated violence driving Guatemalans...
03:52, 06/15/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog tells Ramaphosa to discipline minister Gordhan South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa should discipline Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for establishing an "intelligence unit" while serving as tax commissioner and for misleading parliament...
17:52, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed on Monday for bankruptcy protection, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
02:52, 06/18/2019

Rouhani's brother handed jail term in graft case-Iranian judiciary An Iranian court has sentenced President Hassan Rouhani’s brother to an unspecified jail term, state news agency IRNA reported on Saturday, in a corruption case the president’s supporters allege is politically motivated....
16:13, 05/04/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog finds Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament about a 500,000 rand ($35,900) donation he received for his 2017 election campaign for the leadership of the ruling ANC....
17:00, 07/19/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks judicial review of graft watchdog's allegations South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he would seek an urgent judicial review of a report in which the country's graft watchdog concluded that he misled parliament over a campaign donation....
19:13, 07/21/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa wins court case against anti-graft watchdog South African President Cyril Ramaphosa won a court case against the anti-corruption watchdog on Thursday over a matter concerning ally Pravin Gordhan, ahead of a fresh battle over findings against the president himself....
13:26, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Arrest warrant issued for ex-Pemex CEO in Mexico anti-graft push Mexico issued an arrest warrant for the former chief of Mexican state oil company Pemex, media reported on Tuesday, after his accounts were frozen in the first major graft probe since a new government took office promising to clean up politics....
00:13, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA said it was filing for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
01:52, 06/18/2019

Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote, and raised concerns about what will happen to years of efforts to fight endemic corruptio...
02:13, 05/17/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks review of 'flawed' graft watchdog report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report in which the country's graft watchdog said he misled parliament over a campaign donation....
22:13, 07/21/2019

Peruvian president threatens to dissolve Congress unless anti-graft reforms passed Peru's president on Wednesday threatened to dissolve Congress unless his anti-graft proposals are passed, raising the stakes in a power struggle with the opposition that could usher in a new period of political turmoil in one of Latin America's most ...
08:00, 05/30/2019

South Korea's top court orders review of ex-president Park's graft case South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned part of a ruling that sent former President Park Geun-hye to prison on corruption charges, citing procedural problems....
08:39, 08/29/2019

South African lawmakers to discuss fitness for office of anti-graft watchdog A South African parliamentary committee will discuss a request to look into the fitness to hold office of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after a recess period, most likely in early September, the committee said on Wednesday....
21:13, 07/31/2019

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog body has linked Ramaphosa's campaign to money laundering....
08:39, 07/22/2019

Khashoggi murder ‘an international crime’, says UN-appointed rights investigator: Special in-depth UN News interview In an interview with UN News, Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard recounted her nearly week-long mission to Turkey searching for the truth surrounding the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside the Saudi consulate i...
01:52, 07/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Mexico issues arrest warrant for ex-Pemex CEO in anti-graft push -media Mexico issued an arrest warrant for a former chief of Mexican oil company Pemex, government-owned media said on Tuesday, in the first blow against ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto's inner circle since a new government took office promising to clean up...
05:26, 05/29/2019

Newly Appointed Special Prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett Case Will Reinvestigate the Actor’s Infamous Tale and the Saga That Followed Talk about making a federal case out of something. A Chicago judge on Friday appointed a former U.S. attorney—a fed, y’all—as special prosecutor to investigate what one guesses should be referred to as “Jussie Smollett-gate.”...
15:00, 08/24/2019

Trump, calling for legal appeal, slams ‘activist Obama appointed judge’ over border wall ruling President Trump on Saturday ripped into what he described as an “activist Obama appointed judge” after a federal judge blocked the administration’s plan to reallocate money to the building of a wall on the southern border....
01:00, 05/26/2019

The Fight Against The Los Angeles Olympics Isn't Over Yet On a sweltering July morning in Los Angeles, the LA 2028 flags flew as “Mayor” Eric Garcetti stood on the steps of City Hall and cancelled The LA 2028 Olympic games. The games that he had insisted on were being called off, citing the absurd costs, im...
00:39, 08/09/2019

Punjab Congress Chief Backs "MLAs As Advisors To Chief Minister" Move Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar on Tuesday defended the appointment of six MLAs as advisors to the chief minister, saying the legislators could too give advice as they feel the pulse of people....
21:39, 09/17/2019

S&P 100 INDEX (OEX) OPTIONS TO TRADE ON CBOE'S HYBRID TRADING PLATFORM BEGINNING DECEMBER 9; Citigroup, Inc. Appointed Lead Market Maker (LMM) Chicago, November 24, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on the S&P 100 Index (OEX) will begin trading on CBOE's Hybrid Trading Platform on Tuesday, December 9, 2008.CBOE's Hybrid will enable multiple, compe...
00:52, 05/03/2019

Jobs done at Pan Am Games, now looks ahead to Olympics Eve Jobs contributed to a United States bronze in team show jumping at the Pan Am Games and narrowly missed out on another in the individual event on Friday, putting the youngest daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs in the Olympic conversation....
15:00, 08/10/2019

10 of the best pros to emerge from the 2016 Olympics The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio produced several quality boxers who turned professional in the months and years that followed. Here are 10 of the best The post 10 of the best pros to emerge from the 2016 Olympics appeared first on Boxing News....
04:52, 07/31/2019

Federer still not committed to 2020 Olympics Roger Federer has not yet decided if he will compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics and said on Sunday at the U.S. Open that eligibility, his health and family will all factor into his decision....
09:52, 09/02/2019

Inside look: The medals for the 2020 Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are just a year away and the event's organizers unveiled the gold, silver and bronze medals that will be awarded in Tokyo.       ...
16:39, 07/24/2019

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
13:39, 07/24/2019

Curry commits to Olympics: 'That is the plan' In an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he's committed to playing for Team USA in his first Olympic Games, next summer in Tokyo....
11:26, 09/18/2019

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ appeared first on Boxing News....
21:39, 06/30/2019

How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan next year....
01:00, 06/18/2019

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
12:13, 06/11/2019

This is what the Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals will look like The Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals were revealed exactly one year before the event's opening ceremony. And they feature an unlikely quirk: The medals will be made using old cellphones and other electronics....
14:26, 07/25/2019

Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart and David Gauke all quit as government exodus begins before Boris Johnson is appointed prime minister Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart, David Gauke, David Lidington, Penny Mordaunt, Liam Fox and Greg Clark all resign Boris Johnson becomes UK's new Prime Minister...
19:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. transportation chief asks new FAA chief to review agency U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Monday she has asked the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to assess the agency's performance in the wake of two fatal crashes of Boeing Co's 737 MAX planes since October....
20:40, 08/12/2019

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
10:00, 07/23/2019

Tiger Woods: 'Would I like to play in the Olympics? Yes' – video Tiger Woods has said that featuring for the USA in the 2020 Olympics remains firmly on his radar. The Masters champion was speaking to media at Bethpage Black Course ahead of the US PGA Championship, which he has won four times in the past.Tiger Wood...
02:39, 05/15/2019

After Pan Am Games slam dunk, 3x3 basketball looks towards Olympics The front page of FIBA's website offers a little teaser about its latest project: "From the streets to the Olympics" says basketball's world governing body in a pitch for the 3x3 version of the game....
10:00, 07/30/2019

Shirtless Tongan is aiming for his 3rd Olympics in 2020 Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan man who gained immediate fame when he went shirtless during the Parade of Nations in the past two Olympics, is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Mbappe wants to play at both Euro 2020 and Olympics PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappe is looking forward to a busy summer in 2020. The 20-year-old France forward, who helped his national team win the World Cup last year, wants to play at both the 2020 European Championship and the Tokyo Olympics. Soon after ...
12:13, 06/26/2019

10 things to know about new sports and events at 2020 Olympics While baseball and softball return after a 12-year hiatus, the 2020 Olympics will be the debut for karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing.       ...
16:39, 07/24/2019

Video Games Get One Step Closer To Being In The Olympics Although the Olympics are known more physical competitive pursuits like gymnastics and swimming, the organization has been inching closer and closer to the world of esports over the last few years. Its latest toe dip into the water comes in the form ...
22:52, 09/11/2019

We are just 365 rising suns from 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our writers are here for you....
15:13, 07/24/2019

USA, Red Bull create pathway to 3-on-3 Olympics teams USA Basketball has partnered with Red Bull for a series of 3-on-3 events to help determine who could represent the U.S. at the 2020 Olympics.        ...
17:52, 05/02/2019

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its new anti-doping chamber stripped Ruslan Nurudinov ...
18:52, 05/27/2019

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games....
16:13, 07/24/2019

Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' "Sept 18 (Reuters) - USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut."...
09:00, 09/19/2019

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Skateboarding to debut U.S. Olympic skateboarding hopefuls Tom Schaar and Brighton Zeuner discuss how skateboarding debuting in the 2020 Olympics will help grow the sport.       ...
22:26, 07/26/2019

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games       ...
01:13, 07/05/2019

| Paris welcomes first delegations preparing for 2024 Olympics With five years to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first foreign delegations began a two-day Paris visit to check out venues and possible base camps....
17:26, 07/02/2019

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intelligence driven 3D tracking of athletes to augment broadcasts of events during the Games....
12:26, 09/11/2019

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday....
11:39, 07/24/2019

Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics The Italian city edged out Stockholm, Sweden to host the games in seven years time. Milan and Stockholm were the two cities left after four others pulled out due to worries over project size and costs....
19:52, 06/24/2019

The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the iconic sporting event. The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be a homecoming of sorts for the two mascots, who....
21:52, 08/20/2019

Toyota builds a better golf cart for 2020 Olympics Toyota spent three years studying ground vehicles at the past two Olympics so it could improve transport at the 2020 Tokyo games. Now, it has unveiled its vision: Build a better golf cart. ...
14:13, 07/18/2019

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profile business leaders and politicians getting behind...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Olympics: Bach says 'impressed' with Queensland 2032 bid plans International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has praised Southeast Queensland's early planning for a potential bid for the 2032 Summer Games after meeting with the mayor of Brisbane on Monday....
20:52, 05/06/2019

| McIlroy wants to golf for Ireland in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy said on Tuesday he wants to play for Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, thrilled at the chance to fulfill a boyhood dream....
00:00, 05/15/2019

IOC prepares to vote for 2026 Winter Olympics host The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide whether the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be Milan-Cortina or Stockholm-Are       ...
15:00, 06/24/2019

America's Cup winners back in groove for Olympics tilt Winning the Tokyo Olympics test event in Enoshima may have appeared a cakewalk for Rio gold medalists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, but the duo said it had taken them some time to get used to the 49er class yacht again....
11:01, 08/22/2019

2020 Olympics: USA forecast to top medals table with GB and Australia fifth Prediction is based on if Tokyo Games started todayGracenote Sports has accurately predicted past OlympicsIf the Tokyo Olympics opened today, the United States would top the overall medal count and the gold-medal count. That’s the forecast released o...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Special Olympics Kentucky Kicks Off Summer Games FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Summer Special Olympics kicked off with a ceremonial lighting of the Flame of Hope at the Capitol on Friday morning. Kenny Helm, 19, is a Special Olympic athlete from Bullitt County who is on the Autism spe...
02:39, 06/01/2019

IOC to choose Italy or Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee is scheduled to choose between two European bidders to host the 2026 Winter Olympics when members convene Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland....
00:39, 06/24/2019

'We're still the best': Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics Curry planning on playing in 2020 Olympics: ‘That is the plan’USA coming off embarrassing seventh-place World Cup finishGolden State Warriors star Steph Curry is planning to be part of the team that represents the United States at the 2020 Olympic Ga...
21:13, 09/18/2019

US in flux: Ellis leaves, GM coming soon and Olympics loom Fresh off of a repeat performance as World Cup champions, the U.S. women's national team finds itself in flux       ...
10:26, 07/31/2019

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
01:26, 07/06/2019

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing tournament.However the International Olympic Commi...
20:39, 05/22/2019

Tokyo Olympics cut spending; sports federations unhappy TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are caught between the proverbial rock and hard place. Tokyo organizers are trying to cut spending, under pressure from the International Olympic Committee, which has been widely criticized for pushing host cities to b...
15:26, 05/08/2019

IOC begins conference to decide on 2026 Olympics host LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics. The contest is a choice between Milan-Cortina and Stockholm-Are. The day begins with behind-closed-doors presentations and Q&A sessio...
11:13, 06/24/2019

Basketball: Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut....
19:13, 09/18/2019

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decadePractice of destroying positive samples leaves no recourseWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories by Chinese swimmer Sun Yang at the last month’s world swimming champio...
09:26, 08/07/2019

Twitter teams up with NBC for live 2020 Olympics coverage NBC is slightly loosening its firm grasp on its Olympic Games broadcast rights. It's teaming up with Twitter to bring limited live coverage and highlights, along with a daily 20-minute Olympics show, to Twitter's website and apps during the...
22:52, 07/25/2019

UA softball pitchers to play in Olympics w/ Team Mexico TUCSON – U of A All American pitchers Taylor McQuillin and Danielle O’Toole have helped Team Mexico to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.  Here’s more from our Monday sportscast:...
08:52, 09/03/2019

| Coe more worried by heat at Tokyo Olympics than Doha worlds IAAF President Sebastian Coe says he is more worried about the potentially searing heat at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics than the IAAF World Championships in Doha....
07:52, 08/30/2019

Why insider says 2026 Olympics wouldn’t have been good fit for Calgary Rob Livingstone with GamesBids.com said Calgary would have lost to Sweden or Italy because of the way the International Olympic Committee was weighing bids....
01:13, 06/25/2019

Ryan Lochte gets candid about considering death after Olympics scandal Ryan Lochte may be focused on his comeback story, but the emotional scars stemming from the 2016 Olympics remain. Appearing on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” airing Tuesday at 11 p.m., the 35-year-old Olympian reflected on ...
03:39, 08/20/2019

Tokyo Olympics end 1st ticketing phase for Japan residents TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers say millions of Japan residents have shown interest in buying tickets for next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games. Organizers closed the first phase of ticket applications on Wednesday for Japan residents, and applicants wi...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang from the necks of the winningest athletes in each game reflect their struggle for brilliance in the ye...
16:00, 07/24/2019

Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medals table       ...
13:39, 07/24/2019

Joe Girardi to manage Team USA at Olympics baseball qualifier DURHAM, N.C. — Four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi will manage Team USA at an Olympic qualifying tournament in November, hoping to guide the squad to a spot at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. USA Baseball said Wednesday the rest of the coachi...
10:39, 08/08/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 archery venue unveiled The archery venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially unveiled on Sunday, the first completed venue built specifically for the Games....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ'd from London Olympics for doping A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping with an anabolic steroid        ...
16:52, 05/27/2019

Tiger Woods eyes a career first: Playing in the Olympics Tiger Woods on Tuesday said he’d “like’’ to play in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo if he qualifies. “I’ve never played in the Olympics, and I’m sure that I won’t have many more opportunities going forward at 43 years old now to play in many Olympics,’’ W...
10:26, 05/15/2019

Wiggins: Cavendish 'covering bases' between Olympics and Tour "Bradley Wiggins and Adam Blythe assess what Mark Cavendish will do in 2020 when he is tipped to aim at both the Tour de France and the Tokyo Olympics. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
10:00, 09/03/2019

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020.       ...
07:26, 08/13/2019

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, takes bronze at worlds with eye on Olympics Brown, 11, takes bronze at world skateboarding championshipsBritish prodigy remains on track to qualify for Tokyo OlympicsShaun White finishes 13th in setback for Olympic qualificationSky Brown, the 11-year-old British skateboarding prodigy who is on...
00:52, 09/15/2019

Olympics: Tongan Taufatofua looks to be dual threat in Tokyo Tongan Pita Taufatofua, who set social media ablaze when he went shirtless during the opening and closing ceremonies in the past two Olympics, on Wednesday said he is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo in two sports....
06:00, 05/02/2019

Kidd-Gilchrist Returns to Lexington to Help With Special Olympics Michael Kidd-Gilchrist helping out with the Special Olympics Sunday at the Joe Craft Center WATCH: @MKG14 was back in Lexington on Sunday to help out with a Special Olympics Basketball Camp at the Joe Craft Center. pic.twitter.com/GGEQyliSGl —...
00:52, 07/01/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone for Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she reduce her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to win the 2016 Summer Olympic Games....
18:52, 07/05/2019

The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out November 5 for the Switch, adds ten sprite-based 2D events to its normal selection of 3D fare. Look at pixe...
20:39, 08/20/2019

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital sw...
08:39, 08/09/2019

Are Olympics or escrow worth fighting about? NHL players must decide whether to reopen CBA Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, who went through 2012-13 lockout, says he has "a very optimistic outlook" before players decide on early opt-out.       ...
03:13, 09/06/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics three years ago....
21:39, 07/24/2019

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveillance camera, the robot stops directly in front of...
23:39, 08/13/2019

Intel is hosting an Olympics-sanctioned esports tournament in 2020 Gamers will go for the gold next summer in Tokyo, but not in the Olympics. Intel has announced it will host an esports tournament in Tokyo during the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics. Players will compete in Street Fighter V and Rocket League for a price...
22:52, 09/11/2019

New Seoul Formula E track layout revealed using Olympics venue The new ABB FIA Formula E track in Seoul will be run over a 19-turn course around the city's Jamsil Sports Complex, the venue of the 1988 Olympic Games...
13:13, 07/02/2019

Kohli Congratulates Phogat For Winning Bronze And Qualifying For Olympics Virat Kohli took to Twitter to congratulate Vinesh Phogat on her fine achievement as she became the first Indian wrestler to seal a 2020 Olympics berth....
22:13, 09/19/2019

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Paris Transport Authority are exploring the feasibilit...
21:52, 06/23/2019

Olympics - Sponsorship rule change will not apply to everyone: Canadian official Changes in Germany to the Olympic rule that restricted sponsorship opportunities for athletes during a Games are not a "one-size-fits-all" decision for all countries, Canadian Olympic Committee President Tricia Smith said on Wednesday....
17:26, 06/26/2019

Swedish regions show support for 2026 Winter Olympics All three regions proposing to stage events at the 2026 Winter Olympics in Sweden have committed their backing for the bid for the first time       ...
13:39, 06/12/2019

Long and winding road finally takes Holzner to the Olympics For almost every athlete the road to Olympics is a long and winding path negotiated over years if not decades, a physically and emotionally exhausting journey to a sporting Shangri La....
11:13, 08/01/2019

What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics What's next for USA Basketball after failing to medal at the FIBA World Cup and with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away.       ...
01:13, 09/14/2019

Doping: Uzbeki weightlifter Nurudinov disqualified from London Olympics Uzbekistan's Ruslan Nurudinov has been disqualified from the London Olympics weightlifting competition after being found guilty of doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday....
17:13, 05/27/2019

Olympics: Two athletes positive for steroids in London 2012 retests - IOC Two athletes who competed in the London 2012 Olympics tested positive for anabolic steroids following retests of their seven-year-old samples, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday....
00:39, 05/11/2019

Olympics: U.S. groups investigated on handling of sex-abuse claims - report The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Friday it was cooperating with government inquires after it was reported U.S. agencies were conducting a widespread investigation into U.S. Olympic sport organizations....
04:39, 09/14/2019

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sérgio Cabral said he paid $1.5m in bribes th...
21:00, 07/05/2019

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be harming marine life more than they realize....
13:13, 08/19/2019

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games. (June 13)        ...
05:52, 06/14/2019

Olympics: Boyle calls for reassessment of dope-tainted golds Australian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Raelene Boyle called on Saturday for a reassessment of Olympic medals won by East German athletes in the decades when the country was operating a systematic state-sponsored doping program....
09:39, 05/04/2019

Olympics: As Games suitors dwindle, sport still good business, says LA While another reduced bid process was completed on Monday with Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo winning the 2026 Winter Olympics, the Los Angeles Sport Council (LASC) released a report that said sport, including the Games, is good business....
07:13, 06/25/2019

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s much more to German cuisine than meets the eye....
18:13, 06/27/2019

Watch: IOC choosing between Italy, Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee will vote Monday on the host city for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games, a competition between Stockholm-Are in Sweden and Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy....
14:52, 06/24/2019

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission chief said on Tuesday....
13:52, 07/23/2019

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's promise of a "compact games" could ensure a smooth buildup to the event....
07:13, 07/23/2019

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
17:26, 07/18/2019

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
19:13, 05/15/2019

Italy Wins Vote to Host 2026 Winter Olympics (LAUSANNE, Switzerland) — Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years. International Olympic Committee members voted for the long-favored ...
19:52, 06/24/2019

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s modern surf culture....
07:13, 07/23/2019

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions.       ...
13:39, 07/24/2019

Ni Xialian, 55, qualifies for 2020 Olympics in table tennis – video Luxembourg's Ni Xialian won a bronze medal at the age of 55 on Wednesday in the table tennis competition at the European Games in Minsk, to earn her a place in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.The veteran player has competed across four decades and wa...
16:52, 06/27/2019

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
11:39, 06/11/2019

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, as the Asian neighbours engage in an ever more rancorous feud over history and tr...
01:26, 09/12/2019

Simone Biles Just Made Gymnastics History and the 2020 Olympics Can't Come Soon Enough Nailed it! Not that there was every any doubt, but Simone Biles really is the GOAT. The 22-year-old Olympian went where no gymnast has ever gone before on Friday evening, making history......
01:26, 08/11/2019

Intel will use multi-camera, 3D athlete tracking in the 2020 Olympics Intel plans to bring 3D athlete tracking (3DAT) to the 2020 Olympics. Today, the company announced that its 3DAT system will use four cameras to film athletes in the 100-meter and other sprinting events. Algorithms will then analyze the biomechanics....
22:52, 09/11/2019

UCI keen on mixed team time trial for Paris Olympics "A mixed team time trial relay could be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic road cycling programme if the event proves popular at this year\u0027s world championships, the UCI said on Wednesday."...
09:00, 09/19/2019

Ryan Lochte’s changed life: Not ‘getting hammered’ with eye on 2020 Olympics Ryan Lochte wants to turn the 2020 Olympics into a comeback story. The embattled swimmer has returned from two suspensions and is ready for a fresh start after seeking treatment in October amid struggles with alcohol. “I think it was getting to...
19:39, 08/01/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was used to buy as many as nine votes....
06:00, 07/05/2019

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
15:13, 07/22/2019

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?...
06:26, 08/14/2019

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year....
10:13, 08/08/2019

Lokpal Disposes Off 480 Cases, Asks People Not To File Non-Graft Cases Anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal has disposed of 480 complaints received by it till May this year, some of which were not related to graft, officials said today....
16:52, 07/02/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The U.S. FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens AG, General Electric Co and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuter...
18:13, 05/17/2019

Nikon's D6 flagship sports DSLR could arrive in time for the 2020 Olympics Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs but, if the rumor mills are to be believed, not all of them. One of the new models we can look forward to is a potential replacement for the three-year old Nikon D5.We’ve been hearing whispers of the Nikon ...
04:13, 07/04/2019

Opinion: Swimmer Ryan Lochte, aiming for his fifth Olympics, is worth rooting for Sure, swimmer Ryan Lochte has made mistakes throughout his career. But as he tries to make his fifth Olympics, you can't help but root for him.       ...
03:13, 08/01/2019

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
03:39, 07/05/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
16:13, 05/17/2019

| Tiger trims events to stay fresh but eyes Tokyo Olympics Tiger Woods plans to practice smarter and play less to keep his body fresh, but the 43-year-old golf star might change that strategy to reach the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
22:13, 07/23/2019

Toyota's 2020 Olympics robots will include a javelin-carrying cart Robots are going to play a large role at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Toyota is determined to be at the forefront -- if in some occasionally strange ways. The automotive giant has unveiled its robot lineup for the summer games, and one of the biggest...
22:26, 07/23/2019

Tokyo to test snow machines for sweltering 2020 summer Olympics In a bid to keep visitors cool in blistering temperatures expected during next year's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, organizers may deploy machines to sprinkle spectators with manmade snow....
10:13, 09/05/2019

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that animates every such event—the neighborhoods flattened or surveilled or otherwise punished for sittin...
06:52, 06/28/2019

Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA....
08:52, 05/04/2019

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals Tokyo Olympic organizers celebrated reaching the 1-year mark by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the games       ...
03:39, 07/24/2019

Japan-South Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics again as Tokyo on Wednesday criticized Seoul's complaint over the labeling of a map of Japan on the Tokyo Games' website....
09:52, 07/24/2019

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
13:13, 06/27/2019

Should athletes at the 2020 Olympics take political stances? | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar What love-it-or-leave-it ‘patriots’ angry with athletes who protest don’t understand is we aren’t insulting the country, but focusing attention on those who don’t live up to its promisesTeddy Roosevelt referred to the office of presidency as a “bully...
14:26, 09/03/2019

Calgary chosen to host 2023 World Petroleum Congress, the ‘Olympics of oil and gas’ The congress will inject Calgary's economy with $65 million and bring over 5,000 people to the city, according to the World Petroleum Council of Canada....
02:39, 06/24/2019

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
08:39, 08/09/2019

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by recent natural disasters. The torch will travel to 8...
07:13, 06/01/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was unveiled to the world....
13:13, 07/25/2019

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
10:39, 08/09/2019

Olympics: Raelene Boyle calls for reassessment of dope-tainted golds Australian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Boyle uses Australian Olympic Committee’s agm to take a stanceAustralian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Raelene Boyle called on Saturday for a reassessment of Olympic medals won by East German athletes in the dec...
09:26, 05/04/2019

Japan will let driverless cars roam freely ahead of 2020 Olympics As many as 100 self-driving cars will ferry up to 7,000 passengers in the week starting July 6, with Toyota and Nissan participating. The trial is meant to showcase Japan's strengths in the field....
13:26, 09/05/2019

Olympics: IOC praises 2026 candidates, hightlights higher support for Milan bid The International Olympic Committee on Friday heaped praise on two remaining candidate cities for the 2026 Winter Olympics, with Italy's Milan/Cortina bid recording stronger local support than Sweden's Stockholm/Are proposal....
16:26, 05/24/2019

Olympics: Skateboarders stoked to send sport to greater heights at Games In exactly a year from Friday, skateboarding will make its Olympic bow at the Tokyo 2020 Games with top skaters hoping the global exposure will help take the sport to the next level of popularity....
08:26, 07/26/2019

Christian Coleman stops showing up for drug tests ahead of Olympics Two people familiar with the case tell The Associated Press that gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects could be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests. The case is said to involve three “whereabouts failures” over 12 mo...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Intel rolling out facial recognition tech at Tokyo 2020 Olympics Intel is set to roll out a large-scale facial recognition technology system at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.The tech giant has unveiled details of its work with NEC that will see the latter's NeoFace technology deployed across the J...
17:13, 09/11/2019

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off decades-long economic doldrums and fallout from the 2011 earthquake....
19:13, 07/24/2019

Phil Neville turns focus to Olympics and regrets dismissing third-place tie • England manager says drive for Tokyo places will motivate team• Neville’s side face Belgium in friendly on ThursdayPhil Neville has said failure clouded his judgment after England’s World Cup semi-final against the USA and that he regrets calling t...
01:52, 08/29/2019

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The head of Sweden’s 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday’s vote in their favor. The Stockholm-Are plan to stage ice sliding sports across the Baltic Sea at a v...
21:00, 06/23/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect to see next summer......
21:39, 07/24/2019

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers' expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month....
17:00, 07/05/2019

Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream The women’s champion aims to use her emphatic victory over Serena Williams as a springboard for further success, with 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a major goalShortly after her stunning victory over Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final on Saturday, Simon...
13:26, 07/15/2019

USA beat Brazil to reach 2020 Olympics and Fiba World Cup quarter-finals Americans will now face France for a place in the semi-finalsArgentina also qualify for Olympics after USA victoryThe first mission for Team USA is complete: the Americans are going to the Tokyo Olympics. And now the Fiba World Cup quarter-finals awa...
03:39, 09/10/2019

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Olympic qualifying event stalled, Yonhap News Agency reported....
10:52, 05/23/2019

Italian bid of Milan-Cortina voted by IOC members to host 2026 Winter Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Italian bid of Milan-Cortina voted by IOC members to host 2026 Winter Olympics....
18:39, 06/24/2019

Months Ahead Of Olympics, World Body Suspends India's Dope Testing Lab The World Anti-Doping Agency or WADA has suspended the accreditation of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) for six months in what could be a massive blow to anti-doping movement in the......
04:39, 08/23/2019

Olympics: Climbers hoping to boost Japan's medal count at 2020 Games Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi have boosted Japan's hopes of a medal when sport climbing makes its Olympic debut next year after winning gold and silver at the Climbing World Championships in Tokyo....
11:01, 08/22/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone levels to compete at Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she cut down her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics next year....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
19:52, 07/05/2019

Tokyo Olympics Planners Are Feeling the Heat as Summer Death Toll Soars A Japanese heat wave that has killed dozens and hospitalized thousands of people is underscoring Tokyo’s need to prepare for what could be one of the hottest Olympic Games....
16:00, 08/09/2019

Appeal launched for Euro 2020 volunteers in bid to recreate spirit of London Olympics A rallying cry was issued today for thousands of volunteers to help recreate the spirit of the 2012 Olympic Games at next year's Euro 2020 football championship....
16:13, 06/11/2019

Special Olympics Summer Games Held At EKU, Including First Ever Young Athletes Festival RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) – Special Olympics athletes from all over the Bluegrass are at EKU this weekend for the 2019 summer games. Athletes ages 8 and older have been preparing to compete all year, and the younger kids even got a chance to join ...
00:26, 06/02/2019

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympics.       ...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.        ...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years       ...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Pita Taufatofua, shirtless Tongan at past two Olympics, is aiming for 2020 Tokyo Games Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan athlete who went viral for shirtless appearances at past two Olympics, is turning his attention to 2020 - in sprint kayak.        ...
16:26, 04/29/2019

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were celebrating the day around the Japanese capital, d...
08:13, 07/24/2019

Warriors' Steph Curry wants to play in 2020 Olympics, opens up about Kevin Durant's departure Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he "definitely" wants to play in the 2020 Olympics. He also discussed Kevin Durant's departure.       ...
23:13, 09/18/2019

Lamar Odom reveals he used prosthetic penis to pass drug test so he could play at the Olympics An upcoming memoir by two time NBA champion Lamar Odom shed light on some of his past transgressions during his basketball career, with one excerpt saying he cheated a drug test to play for the United States basketball team at the 2004 Olympics in At...
19:52, 05/18/2019

The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor tells judge he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
04:52, 07/05/2019

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks, but also with his business endeavors. Hawk spoke...
12:52, 08/14/2019

Toyota To Roll Out 100 Fuel Cell Buses To Shuttle Visitors During Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far......
17:00, 09/18/2019

Lamar Odom Says He Used "A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock" To Pass His Drug Test For The 2004 Olympics Lamar Odom was in a bit of a pickle in 2004. He had accomplished a lifelong dream in getting named to the Team USA Olympic basketball roster set to go to Athens that summer. All he had to do to officially join the team was pass a drug test a few days...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Overstock.com CEO resigns: Everything we know so far Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne has stepped down following bizarre revelations he made involving the "deep state." Here's what we know so far.       ...
19:13, 08/23/2019

Care.com CFO Resigns Care.com’s chief financial officer, Michael Echenberg, is resigning from the online child-care marketplace, months after a Wall Street Journal investigation found that hundreds of day-care centers listed were unlicensed....
10:13, 06/26/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last ...
01:39, 08/01/2019

Lamar Odom Reveals He Passed Drug Tests for 2004 Olympics With the Help of 'A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock' Lamar Odom apparently needs to sell some books. Fresh off the TMI news that the embattled baller’s memoir reveals he’s bedded over 2,000 women, reports now say the book also details the um, lengths, he went through to pass his drug tests in 2004....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Nissan CEO Saikawa Resigns Nissan Motor Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa will step down effective Sept. 16, ending a term marked by controversy over the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
17:14, 09/09/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
00:39, 06/08/2019

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador to U.S., Resigns After Leak Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the release of his candid memos on the Trump administration and President Trump’s angry reaction....
14:00, 07/10/2019

CEO of supplier SGL resigns after profit warning The German supplier to BMW and VW Group must rework its forecast for the next three years and said restructuring measures were being considered after factors, including the demand for carbon fiber, failed to match expectations....
03:39, 08/16/2019

Explainer: Italy's PM Conte resigns. What comes next? Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation on Tuesday after accusing his interior minister, Matteo Salvini, of putting his League party before the needs of Italy....
13:00, 08/21/2019

More Than Me Founder and CEO Katie Meyler Resigns Published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom based in New York. Katie Meyler, the CEO and founder of More Than Me, has resigned six months after a ProPublica investigation revealed her charity missed opportunities to prevent the rap...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Kosovo PM resigns before questioning at The Hague Ramush Haradinaj agrees to appear at Serbia war crimes inquiry but not as leaderKosovo’s prime minister has resigned after being invited for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 war...
02:52, 07/20/2019

Mark Rylance resigns from RSC over BP sponsorship Actor says Royal Shakespeare Company deal helps oil firm ‘obscure reality of its activities’With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the RSC | Mark RylanceOne of the UK’s most respected actors is to resign from the Royal Shakespeare Companyas a backlash...
18:52, 06/21/2019

U.K. Ambassador to U.S. Resigns After Leaked Cables Britain’s ambassador to the U.S., Kim Darroch, said he is resigning after secret cables in which he criticized President Trump were leaked, causing a diplomatic firestorm....
16:39, 07/10/2019

Nissan CEO resigns after admitting he was overpaid Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa has resigned, dealing a new blow to the Japanese carmaker as it struggles to recover from the ousting of Carlos Ghosn last November....
01:26, 09/10/2019

Swann resigns as USC athletic director Lynn Swann resigned as athletic director at Southern Cal, the university announced Monday after reports began to surface within the Los Angeles media....
02:13, 09/10/2019

Theresa May Resigns: Live Updates Mrs. May said on Friday that she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as Britain’s prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament....
14:26, 05/24/2019

Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez won silver medal as speed skater at 2014 Olympics. Now he's close to majors Miami Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez, who has spent the year at Class AAA New Orleans, won a speedskating silver medal at the Sochi Olympics.       ...
19:13, 08/29/2019

College football notebook: Swann resigns as USC AD Lynn Swann resigned as athletic director at Southern California, the university announced Monday after reports began to surface within the Los Angeles media....
05:52, 09/10/2019

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the president this morning and told him that I thought th...
18:52, 07/12/2019

Officer in confrontation with Boulder resident resigns A Boulder, Colorado police officer resigned prior to the release of a police report of an incident between the officer and a black man. The report said the officer did not racially profile the man, but that he violated other department policies. (May...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper A Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago resigned on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santiago said in a statement, just weeks after he made controversial comments about the lack of women in attendance at the Last Supper....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
05:00, 06/15/2019

TradeRev President Becca Polak resigns Becca Polak announced her resignation as president of KAR Auction Services' TradeRev unit, which has weighed on the company's earnings, effective Oct. 8. TradeRev co-founder Mark Endras will take over the role....
21:13, 09/16/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after ‘deep state’ comments Patrick Byrne has resigned as the CEO of Overstock following comments he made about the “deep state,” and his relationship with Russian agent Maria Butina....
01:26, 08/23/2019

NRA’s top lobbyist resigns amid turmoil within the group The National Rifle Association’s top lobbyist has resigned in another sign of infighting within the powerful gun lobbying group. Chris Cox’s departure comes just days after the NRA placed him on administrative leave, claiming he was part ...
21:26, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigns from UK government Jo Johnson, the brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced that he was resigning as a member of Parliament and government minister, saying he was "torn between family loyalty and the national interest."...
19:26, 09/05/2019

Prosecutor resigns over relationship with sex assault victim A Michigan prosecutor has resigned after admitting that he had an intimate relationship with a sexual assault victim in a case he tried, the state’s attorney general said. Brian Kolodziej, an assistant attorney general who was hired last September, r...
20:13, 09/11/2019

Italian PM resigns with attack on 'opportunist' Salvini Giuseppe Conte tells Italian Senate that far-right leader has triggered political crisis to serve his own interestsItaly and Salvini face uncertainty after PM’s resignationGiuseppe Conte has resigned as Italy’s prime minister after blasting Matteo Sa...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Alaves seeks new coach after Fernández resigns MADRID (AP) — Spanish club Alaves says coach Abelardo Fernández has resigned. Alaves says it was Fernández’s decision to leave after leading the modest Basque Country team to an 11th-place finish in the Spanish league. Fernández said in a news ...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Philadelphia police commissioner abruptly resigns Philadelphia's police commissioner resigned on Tuesday over what the city mayor said was his department's failure to address accusations of sexual harassment and racial discrimination in the ranks....
18:13, 08/21/2019

Senior Official on U.S. 5G Wireless Rollout Resigns A senior figure in the federal government’s effort to maintain an advantage over China on 5G wireless technology deployment abruptly resigned on Thursday, days after criticizing U.S. 5G policy in a speech....
06:13, 05/10/2019

N.R.A. Shuts Down Production of NRATV, and Its No. 2 Official Resigns The N.R.A’s top lobbyist, accused of plotting against its leader, has resigned. The group has also shut down its live broadcasting arm and severed ties with its ad firm....
22:52, 06/26/2019