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Double gold joy for American men in pool, Croatia and New Zealand triumph in rowing

Caeleb Dressel of the United States won the men's 100m freestyle gold and compatriot Bobby Finke clinched the 800m free in a day of double American glory in the Tokyo pool on Thursday (July 29).

QB Ryan Tennehill says NFL taking tough stand on vaccinations

Quarterback Ryan Tannnehill told reporters on Thursday (July 29) that strict NFL protocols had forced his decision to finally get the Covid-19 vaccine. "Like I said I wouldn't have gotten the vaccine if it...

Spanish judge seeks tax fraud trial for pop singer Shakira

A Spanish judge has seen "sufficient evidence" for Colombian singer Shakira to face trial for tax fraud, a court document released on Thursday (July 29) said. Judge Marco Jesus Juberias has wrapped up a...

Robinhood ‘has to continue to show very strong growth,’ says analyst as stock slides in Nasdaq debut

Shares of Robinhood Markets fell more than 10% after opening flat in their Nasdaq debut on Thursday (July 29), valuing the online brokerage at about $28 billion, a dismal reception to one of the most hotly anticipated...

S&P 500, Dow rise as economic growth picks up pace

The S&P 500 and the Dow indexes rose on Thursday (July 29) as a slate of strong corporate earnings reports and data showing a pickup in U.S. economic growth reinforced optimism around a steady post-pandemic recovery.

Dusty Hill, bassist for ZZ Top, dies aged 72

Dusty Hill, the bassist for rock group ZZ Top, has died, according to a statement by his bandmates. Posting on the ZZ Top official website, bandmates Frank Beard and Billy Gibbons wrote "We are...

Biles’ openness can help end stigma around mental health – psychologist

The decision by American gymnast Simone Biles to prioritise her wellbeing at the Tokyo Olympics will go a long way in helping to fight the stigma of mental illness, an expert in the field said on Wednesday.

Google props up Nasdaq after biggest drop in over two months

The Nasdaq rose on Wednesday (July 28) as record quarterly earnings from Google-parent Alphabet helped heavyweight technology stocks steady after their worst sell-off in more than two months in the previous session. The Dow...

Taliban attacks on civilians deeply troubling, says Blinken

Attacks by the Taliban on civilians as U.S. troops pull out of Afghanistan are deeply troubling, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday (July 28). In New Delhi for talks with Indian leaders,...

Biles puts mental health first after exit, unsure of upcoming events

Simone Biles' bid for a record six gold medals at the Tokyo Games ended abruptly on Tuesday (July 27) when she dropped out of the women's team final after one vault and watched as the United States...

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Double gold joy for American men in pool, Croatia and New Zealand triumph in rowing

Caeleb Dressel of the United States won the men's 100m freestyle gold and compatriot Bobby Finke clinched...

QB Ryan Tennehill says NFL taking tough stand on vaccinations

Quarterback Ryan Tannnehill told reporters on Thursday (July 29) that strict NFL protocols had forced his decision to finally get the Covid-19...

Spanish judge seeks tax fraud trial for pop singer Shakira

A Spanish judge has seen "sufficient evidence" for Colombian singer Shakira to face trial for tax fraud, a court document released on...

Robinhood ‘has to continue to show very strong growth,’ says analyst as stock slides in Nasdaq debut

Shares of Robinhood Markets fell more than 10% after opening flat in their Nasdaq debut on Thursday (July 29), valuing the online...

S&P 500, Dow rise as economic growth picks up pace

The S&P 500 and the Dow indexes rose on Thursday (July 29) as a slate of strong corporate earnings reports and data...