Sport

UK Athletics set for legal action over July jamboree at London Stadium

UK Athletics is planning legal action after being barred from staging the Anniversary Games at the London Stadium in July – with the chief executive, Joanna Coates, warning the decision risks affecting athletes’ preparations for the Tokyo Olympics and trashing the London 2012 legacy. Around 25,000 spectators were expected to watch Britain’s star names in […]

Lifestyle

“Mighty Ducks: Game Changers” stages reunion with possibly more familiar faces to come – and maybe Aaron Rodgers

For executive producer Steve Brill, the man behind the “Mighty Ducks” film franchise and the Disney+ series based on the world, he knew it was inevitable: At some point, he was going to bring the original Quack Attack back. That moment has finally arrived for viewers as cast members from the “Mighty Ducks” films come […]

Business

Wall St Week Ahead Tech retakes market lead as investors eye yields, earnings

U.S. technology and growth stocks have taken the market’s reins in recent weeks, pausing a rotation into value shares as investors assess the trajectory of bond yields and upcoming earnings reports. Technology (.SPLRCT) has been the top-performing S&P 500 (.SPX) sector in April, rising 8% versus a 5% rise for the benchmark index. Big tech-related […]

Technology

Google’s ethical AI researchers complained of harassment long before Timnit Gebru’s firing

Google’s AI leadership came under fire in December when star ethics researcher Timnit Gebru was abruptly fired while working on a paper about the dangers of large language models. Now, new reporting from Bloomberg suggests the turmoil began long before her termination — and includes allegations of bias and sexual harassment. Shortly after Gebru arrived […]

News

Man, 76, diagnosed with life-threatening condition after visit to Specsavers

A man was diagnosed with with an extremely rare and life-threatening condition after he suffered a bloodshot eye and double vision. Colin Bowers, 76, was diagnosed with an eye infection at an initial medical appointment, but sought a second opinion when he suffered double vision. He went to Specsavers in his home town of Runcorn, […]

Sport

The Guardian view on football’s failed super league: hit back hard

Some radical changes to failing institutions emerge well matured after long debate. Others happen suddenly because a society seizes on a sudden chaotic moment. Modern football’s complex current crisis contains elements of both the historic problem and the sudden opportunity. Look back nearly 30 years to the creation of the Premier League. It was an […]

Lifestyle

Arrests made in connection to attack on Lady Gaga’s dog walker

Five people have been arrested and charged for their alleged involvement in the February shooting and robbery of Lady Gaga’s dog walker, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Three of the suspects, ranging in age from 18 to 27, were arrested Tuesday on charges of attempted murder. The other two suspects, aged 40 and […]

Business

Toshiba bid to test Japan’s corporate governance rules

A potential bid for Toshiba Corp (6502.T) is set to test both corporate governance at the scandal-hit conglomerate as well as rule changes in Japan designed to improve transparency and protect minority shareholders. The process puts the spotlight on the world’s third-largest economy’s efforts to attract more investments from overseas just as global private equity […]

Technology

NFL RedZone is coming to Hulu’s live TV service in time for the 2021 season

NFL fans will have another place they can watch NFL RedZone and the NFL Network next season, as both channels are coming to the Hulu with Live TV plan by August 1st. NFL Network will be included in the base package, while NFL RedZone will be offered at an additional cost, Hulu tells The Verge. […]