• Japan angry over mention of disputed islands on South Korean Olympics website
    International Business Times1 hour ago

    Japan angry over mention of disputed islands on South Korean Olympics website

    Japan's foreign minister, Fumio Kishida, termed the mention of islands that are disputed by his country and South Korea on the Pyeongchang Olympics website as "unacceptable". "The contents of the Olympic and Paralympic organizers' website are unacceptable when compared with our

  • Aviva, Cornwall mining, Halfords: Business news in brief, Friday 20 January
    The Independent2 hours ago

    Aviva, Cornwall mining, Halfords: Business news in brief, Friday 20 January

    Life and pensions giant Aviva is merging its UK insurance businesses as part of a shake-up that has sparked the departure of its European boss. The group said Andy Briggs will be promoted from head of its UK life business to chief executive of the merged insurance division, covering life, general and

  • Ronda Rousey's 'ego' one of the reasons for 48-second TKO, says Amanda Nunes
    International Business Times2 hours ago

    Ronda Rousey's 'ego' one of the reasons for 48-second TKO, says Amanda Nunes

    Amanda Nunes believes Ronda Rousey's "ego" had a major part to play during her 48-second knockout when the duo faced off for the bantamweight title at UFC 207 in Las Vegas on 30 December. Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) longest reigning bantamweight women's champion was

  • Reuters3 hours ago

    Ethiopians sweep Dubai Marathon as Bekele retires

    By Alexander Cornwell DUBAI (Reuters) - Tamirat Tola led Ethiopia's clean sweep at the Dubai Marathon on Friday after men's pre-race favourite Kenenisa Bekele retired injured. Tola won the men's race in two hours four minutes and eleven seconds, setting a new course record and personal

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