• Former USA Gymnastics physician faces new round of sexual assault charges
    International Business Times1 hour ago

    Former USA Gymnastics physician faces new round of sexual assault charges

    A former physician with USA Gymnastics accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women and girls is facing more than 20 new criminal charges, authorities in Michigan announced on Wednesday (22 February). Lawrence "Larry" Nassar was charged with 22 felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual

  • Olympics, smartphones push Twitter revenue up 30 percent in Brazil
    Reuters3 hours ago

    Olympics, smartphones push Twitter revenue up 30 percent in Brazil

    By Brad Haynes SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc has found a bright spot in Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, even as weak advertising sales across the globe have punished the social network's stock in recent weeks. Advertising revenue rose about 30 percent in Brazil last year, Twitter

  • Reuters5 hours ago

    China's Ning kicked out of national squad

    World champion Ning Zetao has been ditched from China's national swimming squad for violating several team rules including signing sponsorship contracts without the team's consent, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Wednesday. Ning had been sent back to his Chinese Navy team for

  • Reuters5 hours ago

    Swimming-China's Ning kicked out of national squad

    World champion Ning Zetao has been ditched from China's national swimming squad for violating several team rules including signing sponsorship contracts without the team's consent, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Wednesday. Ning had been sent back to his Chinese Navy team for

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