• 'We are all entrepreneurs': Muhammad Yunus on changing the world, one microloan at a time
    The Guardian41 minutes ago

    'We are all entrepreneurs': Muhammad Yunus on changing the world, one microloan at a time

    Muhammad Yunus: ‘There are two kinds of businesses in the world. Muhammad Yunus, the Bangladeshi economist, microfinancing pioneer and founder of the grassroots Grameen Bank, has not been resting on his laurels since wining the Nobel peace prize in 2006. For one thing, he has expanded his concept to

  • Figure skating - Is there a downside to quad-fest?
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Figure skating - Is there a downside to quad-fest?

    By Pritha Sarkar HELSINKI (Reuters) - When Evan Lysacek struck gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics without attempting a single quadruple jump, men's figure skating was at a crossroads. Not only Nathan but future skaters to come." Since the inception of the accumulative scoring system in 2004

  • Reuters1 hour ago

    Factbox - Breakdown of quadruple jumps, highest scores and judging

    A breakdown of the quadruple jumps, the judging system and the highest scores recorded ahead of the men's competition at the figure skating world championships in Helsinki which start on Wednesday. The toeloop is the jump most commonly attempted and is often tagged on to a more difficult jump in

  • Reuters1 hour ago

    Figure skating - Leading contenders for the men's world title

    The following are the leading contenders for the men's title at the world figure skating championships which open on Wednesday: Javier Fernandez (Spain) World titles: Two (2015, 2016) European championship titles: Five (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) Personal best scores: Total (314.93), short

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