• King and Efimova move closer to Olympic grudge rematch
    Reuters1 hour ago

    King and Efimova move closer to Olympic grudge rematch

    By Rod Gilmour BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Lilly King, of the United States, and Russian Yuliya Efimova moved a step closer towards a grudge rematch of their Olympic final duel as they eased into the women's 100 metres breaststroke semi-finals at the world championships on Monday. King beat Efimova, twice

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Swimming-King and Efimova move closer to Olympic grudge rematch

    Lilly King, of the United States, and Russian Yuliya Efimova moved a step closer towards a grudge rematch of their Olympic final duel as they eased into the women's 100 metres breaststroke semi-finals at the world championships on Monday. King beat Efimova, twice banned for doping offences, at the

  • Japan tells workers to stay home to fight crowds
    Evening Standard2 hours ago

    Japan tells workers to stay home to fight crowds

    London commuters are familiar with packed Tube carriages but Japan’s government is hoping to nix the problem. Thousands of employees in Tokyo have been urged to work from home today to try to ease overcrowding on the transport system. The campaign, called Telework Day, was launched by the Japanese

  • The Chap Olympiad ... and why it's cause for optimism in the age of Brexit
    The Conversation3 hours ago

    The Chap Olympiad ... and why it's cause for optimism in the age of Brexit

    You can celebrate 'Little Britain' and subvert it at the same time.

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