Kimia Alizadeh narrowly missed winning the Refugee Olympic Team's first Games medal, in the bronze match — hours after defeating a two-time Olympic gold medalist and also the favorite to win the 57-kilogram taekwondo division Sunday. ..
TOKYO: Daniil Medvedev struggled with the heat in Tokyo on Wednesday (Jul 28) before reaching the Olympic quarter-finals, staying on course for a heavyweight clash with Novak Djokovic. Second seed Medvedev defeated Italy's Fabio Fognini 6-2, 3..
China is expanding its capacity to store and launch nuclear missiles, US scientists say. Satellite images from Xinjiang province in the west of the country suggest it is building a nuclear missile silo field, a report from the Federation of Americ..
REUTERS Scarlett Johansson, star of the Marvel superhero movie "Black Widow," sued the Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) on Thursday, alleging that the company breached her contract when it offered the movie on streaming at the ..
REUTERS American Sunisa Lee won the women's all-around gymnastics gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. Rebeca Andrade of Brazil won silver and the bronze went to Russian Angelina Melnikova. Reporting by Steve Keating, editing by..
The International Space Station (ISS) was thrown briefly out of control on Thursday when jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russian research module inadvertently fired a few hours after it was docked to the orbiting outpost, NASA officials said. The..
India extends the ban on international passenger flights amid the threat of a looming third wave of Covid-19 and the emergence of Delta variant of the virus in several countries. India once again extended the ban on international flights until mid..
REUTERS China on Sunday reported 75 new cases of COVID-19 on the mainland for July 31, up from 55 cases a day earlier, including new locally transmitted cases in eight provinces. The wave is part of an expanding COVID-19 Delta variant outbreak ..
REUTERS Australia's Emma McKeon became the first female swimmer to win seven medals at a single Olympic Games on Sunday after completing the sprint double with victory in the 50m freestyle and then winning another gold in the women..