• America’s Cup 2017: Once rivals, now Giles Scott and Ben Ainslie find themselves in the same boat
    Evening Standard43 minutes ago

    America’s Cup 2017: Once rivals, now Giles Scott and Ben Ainslie find themselves in the same boat

    It never went as far as hatred, but the dislike on the water between Giles Scott and Ben Ainslie was genuine as they battled for the sole sailing spot in their class at their home Olympic Games of 2012. From foes to friends: Scott pushed Ainslie to such an extent that the former is now calling the shots

  • Homer Simpson set to be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame this weekend
    The Independent1 hour ago

    Homer Simpson set to be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame this weekend

    Steve Sax won two World Series rings, was a five-time All-Star and got nearly 2,000 hits in the big leagues. "I get asked as much about being on 'The Simpsons' as I do about baseball," Sax said this week. "They don't want to know how it was to hit against Nolan Ryan.

  • Japan consumer prices rise in April for fourth straight month: govt
    AFP

    Japan consumer prices rise in April for fourth straight month: govt

    Japan's consumer prices rose again in April due largely to higher energy bills, data showed Friday, underpinning a mixed picture for policy makers' efforts to boost growth amid on-and-off deflation.

  • The Red Bull 400: An Uphill Battle
    Newsweek

    The Red Bull 400: An Uphill Battle

    On a lovely May day in 2011, former Olympic sprinter Andreas Berger and his wife were driving past the Kulm ski jump venue near their home in Austria when Berger was possessed by a blend of inspiration and madness: Plenty of brave souls had glided down that slope but had anyone ever run up it? The Red

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