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Rio launches Olympic stadium tender

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 31 (IANS) — Rio de Janeiro has launched a tender for a 52 million-real (about $21.8 million) revamp... (more...)

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Jamaican discus thrower banned for two years

Monaco, Oct 31 (IANS/CMC) — Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle has been suspended for two years for using a banned... (more...)

New Zealand All Blacks on a rugby mission in test against the US Eagles on American soil

By Steve McMorran THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rugby union will make its strongest claim for the attention of a U.S. audience when... (more...)

New Zealand All Blacks on a rugby mission in test against the US Eagles on American soil

By Steve McMorran THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rugby union will make its strongest claim for the attention of a U.S. audience when... (more...)

Chand confident her suspension from athletics will be overturned in court

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – Dutee Chand’s plan of completing construction of a concrete... (more...)

Dutee Chand confident her suspension from athletics will be overturned in international court

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – Dutee Chand’s plan of completing construction of a concrete... (more...)

Euro clubs propose players return for England, Spain cups after a May World Cup final in 2022

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON – English and Spanish cup competitions could be completed in June 2022, after... (more...)

Four-time Olympic medallist Denny Morrison headlines World Cup roster

THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY – Four-time Olympic medallist Denny Morrison headlines the Canadian roster for the first... (more...)

Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson out indefinitely with torn knee ligament

THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson has been ruled out indefinitely after tearing the anterior... (more...)

Odisha announces Rs.1 crore for Olympic gold medallists

Bhubaneswar, Oct 29 (IANS) — The Odisha government Wednesday announced a Rs.1 crore award for sportspersons from the... (more...)

Germany to bid for 2024 Olympics

Berlin, Oct 29 (IANS) — Germany will submit a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, the German Olympic... (more...)

Japan downs Canada 3-2 in wild international women s soccer friendly

By Joshua Clipperton THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER – Second-half substitute Aya Sameshima scored in stoppage time after... (more...)

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Zehaf-bibeau was a Terrorist! Period!!

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EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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Significance of Toran and Rangoli

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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BC Lions & Van Whitecaps Heading to Playoffs!

Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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