China expanding pilot testing of digital yuan to have it ready by 2022
China's Commerce Ministry announced plans on Friday to expand the pilot program for its sovereign digital currency to include several large cities across the country. The pilot...
1 day ago - RT
Women of the Century: Country singer Reba McEntire, Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller among inspiring women from Oklahoma
By Linda Lynn, Clytie Bunyan and Steve Lackmeyer Staff writers Before statehood in 1907 to present day, Oklahoma women have endured, survived, contributed and thrived.
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Special Olympics North Carolina cancels all fall competitions
A spokesman for SONC said a decision about winter competitions has not been made yet.
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Olympic medalist nearing 'crisis mode' with judo school
His self-named judo center in Glenville has remained closed since the lockdown began in mid-March. At the time, he had about 100 members. He estimates the number has dwindled...
1 day ago - Times Union
‘Her level is not junior': Russia's rising star Kamila Valieva to make senior debut at test skates
Russia's quad-jumping prodigy and Olympic team contender Kamila Valieva may be allowed to perform alongside senior teammates at pre-season test skating event in Moscow. The...
2 days ago - RT
‘I'm not against it, but men aren't ready to compete at Olympic level with women': Russian synchronized swimming legend Romashina
Five-time Olympic champion Svetlana Romashina has weighed in on the issue of diversity in synchronized swimming, suggesting that male competitors are not yet technically strong...
3 days ago - RT
'This is a circus': World champion high jumper Lasitskene hits out at Russian athletics bosses over long-running doping saga
Prominent Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene has hit out at the national federation, branding it a 'circus' over its inability to resolve a long-lasting doping saga and have...
3 days ago - RT
Today in history: Aug. 11
Usain Bolt capped his perfect London Olympics by leading Jamaica to victory in a world-record 36.84 seconds in the 4x100 meters, and more events that happened on this day in...
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Quad-jumping prodigy Alexandra Trusova to take up role of Juliet in first program since controversial split with coach
Russian figure skating's rising star Alexandra Trusova will interpret the world-famous love story of Romeo and Juliet in the new free program created by her new coaching team...
4 days ago - RT
Balancing act: Russian synchronized swimming star Subbotina shows off skills with incredible pool tricks
Russian synchronized swimming starlet Varvara Subbotina showed off her remarkable skills as the four-time world champion balanced water bottles in various poses while floating...
5 days ago - RT
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President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets
It remains unclear how the president's orders will affect the app's 100 million U.S. users.
California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts
The state's operator was directed to turn off power to approximately 200,000 to 250,000 customers at a time in rotating power outages due to the strain on the power grid during...
Humane society seeks donations after cat, kittens abandoned
A cat who was in active labor was found abandoned in a box Thursday in Claremont, according to the Sullivan County Humane Society.
Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson dead at 84
Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson has died at the age of 84. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the former governor died Friday. Thompson was the longest-serving in the...
Postal Service warning states it may not be able to deliver ballots in time...
The U.S. Postal Service is warning states that voters risk not getting their ballots back to election offices in time because of lags in mail delivery.
US, Poland sign deal on hosting 1,000 extra American troops in Eastern Europe
Warsaw and Washington have signed a new security pact, under which Poland will host some 1,000 additional US troops as well as the forward command of the V Corps Headquarters...
Fortnite's maker sues Apple and Google after the game was removed from both...
The maker of Fortnite is suing Apple and Google after the tech giants blocked the wildly popular online video game.
Russia starts production of Covid-19 vaccine - Health Ministry
Production of the Russian vaccine for Covid-19 has been launched, the Health Ministry says. It was dubbed ‘Sputnik V' after the world's first artificial satellite launched by...
Donald Trump's brother Robert hospitalized in New York
President Trump's brother Robert has been hospitalized in New York, according to multiple reports Friday. The president's younger sibling, 72, is reportedly “gravely ill” but...
Pirates' game Saturday in question after Reds player tests positive for COVID-19
The Pirates' game Saturday in Cincinnati is up in the air after a Reds player tested positive for COVID-19.