First win for Canada on day two’s afternoon session in the Ice Cube

The fourth session of the Kuntai World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2021 took place on Sunday (24 October) afternoon in the Ice Cube in Beijing, China, and saw victories for Canada, Latvia, United States and Sweden. Last year’s finalist, Canada get first win. Canada, the silver medallists from the 2020 edition...
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The past on wheels: the old public transport of Moscow

What were old models of Moscow trams, buses and trolleybuses like?. Electric trams appeared in Moscow in 1899, but the most popular of the first models was created in 1908. It was the model 'F' ('Fonarny', "The one with a lantern"), a motor carriage produced in St. Petersburg. The name comes from a special build-up with glass units on the roof. It served to let additional light from the street inside the carriage and was commonly called a 'lantern'. The chassis of the 'F' was wooden with a steel coating. The carriage had no doors and passengers often hopped on and off while it was going through turns at minimum speed. The 'F' also operated with a motor engine with several attached modifications and was only taken out of service in Moscow in the 1950s.

‘NMN education still needed in China’: Latvian brand partners with health consultants, nutritionists to promote category

A Latvian nutra brand entering China believes that the country’s nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) consumer market still requires proper education – despite the sales boom experienced in the past year – and has managed to attract health consultants and nutritionists in promoting its products. Kimura, a Latvia-based company, conducted a pre-sale...

This Week In History News, Oct. 17 – 23

Mysterious shipwreck found on a Latvian beach, date of Vikings' arrival in the Americas uncovered, oldest-known depiction of a ghost found on an ancient tablet. 200-Year-Old Shipwreck Uncovered Just Beneath The Sand On A Beach In Latvia. Archaeologists in Latvia just uncovered a shipwreck right under the sand along the...

Carolina Hurricanes @ Columbus Blue Jackets: Game Preview

Carolina Hurricanes (3-0-0) at Columbus Blue Jackets (3-1-0) The lineup of undefeated-in-regulation teams has a handful of surprise entries. Raise your hand if you thought the San Jose Sharks would start the season 4-0-0? Yeah, that’s what I thought. The Carolina Hurricanes look tonight to remain among that small but...

Dobele “Tenax” reaches the third round of the EHF European Cup

On Saturday, the strongest Latvian handball club Dobele “Tenax” beat Mogilev “Maseka” team in its field in the second round of the EHF European Cup response game and entered the third round. “Tenax” in its field on Saturday with 34:25 … The post Dobele “Tenax” reaches the third round of the EHF European Cup first appeared on …

Railers fall to Mariners in season opener

PORTLAND, ME – The Worcester Railers did two things here Friday night they had never done before, and another thing they do all the time. Worcester fired a franchise record 54 shots on goal, and lost for the first time ever on opening night. They fell to the Maine Mariners for the 12th time in 14 games at Cross Insurance Arena, this time by 6-3.

Qatar and Latvia chambers agree to boost trade ties

Qatar Chamber on Thursday hosted a trade delegation from Latvia led by Deputy Director of Latvia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Nauris Lazdans. The meeting touched on ways of enhancing cooperation ties between the private sector of both countries and investment opportunities available in both countries, QC said in a statement on Saturday.