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Filipino weightlifter becomes a national hero despite once facing accusations of plotting against president Rodrigo Duterte

PhilippinesFilipino weightlifter becomes a national hero despite once facing accusations of plotting against president Rodrigo Duterte Guardian staff and agencies Wed 28 Jul 2021 02.20 BST Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, one day after making history as the Philippines first ever Olympic…

"If you are Evander Holyfield, do not read any further," began NBC report in US as Kiwi gets some heavyweight coverage.

New Zealand boxer David Nyika has claimed some international notoriety with his controversial heavyweight win at the Olympics given the Mike Tyson bite treatment. Nyika entered the quarterfinals with a unanimous points win over Moroccan fighter Youness Baalla who was…

Infections in Australia’s largest city remain stubbornly high, despite five weeks of restrictions.

image captionSydney has already been in lockdown for five weeks Sydney’s lockdown has been extended by another month as Covid cases continue to rise. Australia’s largest city has been under stay-at-home orders since late June due to an outbreak of…

Kangana Ranaut paid tribute to her fan, Dr Deepa Sharma, who lost her life in a landslide in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur. | Bollywood

Kangana Ranaut is devastated by the death of one of her fans, Dr Deepa Sharma, in a massive landslide in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. Taking to Instagram Stories to condole the demise, the actor called it…

St. Louis County is rapidly approaching the CDC’s “red zone” designation for widespread community transmission as a new wave of COVID-19 cases emerge.

St. Louis County is rapidly approaching the CDCs red zone designation for widespread community transmission as a new wave of COVID-19 cases emerge.  The county is now averaging 191 new COVID cases per day, with about 9% of tests coming…

•Others to be freed in batches By John Shiklam in Kaduna Twenty eight of of the remaining 180 abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna, have been freed by their captors. The…

Others to be freed in batchesBy John Shiklam in Kaduna Twenty eight of of the remaining 180 abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna, have been freed by their captors. The students were released on Saturday night at…

New Delhi, July 24: Scientists have developed piezoelectric molecular crystals that repair their own mechanical damage without the need for any external intervention, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) said on Saturday. Piezoelectric crystals are a class of materials…

The horse was safe and uninjured after the “awful” encounter, police said.

The horse was safe and uninjured after the “awful” encounter, police said. In total, police arrested 57 people during the protest with more under investigation – facing hefty fines and penalties. Greater Sydney and its surrounding suburbs have now been…

A brawl between outlaw bikers in eastern British Columbia led to several people needing treatment at the Cranbrook hospital.

Article content Cranbrook RCMP were called to a business on Cranbrook Street North around 7 p.m. Friday on reports of multiple people fighting in the parking lot of a gas station, a news release said Saturday. When officers arrived, they…