LONDON (Reuters) – The ban on Russia’s anti-doping agency RUSADA was lifted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday, subject to various conditions, in a decision greeted with dismay by campaigners. Although the change will have no immediate effect on current bans on the Russian federations for athletics, weightlifting and paralympics, it opens the
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(Reuters) – The “big four” accounting firms could be broken up under plans by UK’s Labour Party to overhaul the auditing industry, Britain’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell told The Financial Times on Friday. Britain’s shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell arrives at the BBC in London, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner Lawmakers have accused
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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump gave a full-throated endorsement to his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday and tip-toed carefully around the sexual assault accusations that are facing him. U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at the airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s far-right, poll-leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro underwent a procedure to drain liquid from his abdominal cavity on Thursday, two weeks after he was stabbed in an assassination attempt, a hospital statement said. FILE PHOTO: Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro speaks with journalists at the National Congress in Brasilia, Brazil September 4,
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson on Thursday said newly-acquired forward LeBron James is in excellent shape ahead of next week’s training camp and will lead an up-tempo offense as the franchise attempts to return to NBA relevancy. May 23, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) attempts
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Conor McGregor continues to pack a punch — and to stuff his bank account. Sep 20, 2018; New York, NY, USA; UFC president Dana White and Conor McGregor during a press conference for UFC 229 at Radio City Music Hall. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports McGregor has signed an eight-fight deal to remain
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BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Britain’s anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) launched a set of populist policies on Friday hoping to revive their dwindling political influence and capitalise on outrage over the government’s handling of Brexit. FILE PHOTO: UKIP Brexit spokesman Gerard Batten speaks during a news conference in Stoke on Trent, February 13, 2017.
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s divisive campaign for next month’s presidential election has spilled over onto sacred ground – the country’s soccer pitches – an arena where political statements have been rare in recent years. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Premier League – Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur – Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain – August
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