The "curse" of Olympic overspending looks set to strike again at the Beijing Games, with stringent Covid measures and loss of ticket sale revenues pushing up costs for China. It's not unusual for nations to find the bill for hosting an Olympics ballooning, but the pandemic and China's zero-Covid approach has made preparations for the February 4-20 Winter Games particularly difficult.
The second round of S10 was a 3+1 Superblitz arena, with record-breaking 35 players participating (actually more but some played less than 3 "real" games). Again several were totally new to Hivechess, and for some I don´t have yet a Hive user name (mandeo, fiona777 and Syndmitrij83)! This time even 21 players had a 2000+ rating (19 last time), so with an average rating of 1903 this was overall again a strong field.
Kendal Briles is staying at Arkansas and fans are reacting. Sam Pittman’s culture strikes again. All that and more on LockedOn.
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Douala (AFP) – As the Africa Cup of Nations heads into the knockout stages, the reigning champions are heading home early to follow a pattern set at recent editions of the tournament. Algeria were unceremoniously dumped out on Thursday, Riyad Mahrez missing a penalty in a 3-1 defeat against...
BOSTON — There’s likely not many things scarier for opposing goaltenders than David Pastrnak on a breakaway. Capitals netminder Vitek Vanecek had to deal with this very situation during the second period of Thursday night’s action between Washington and the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. With 13:12...
Embiid giant and his 76ers fold Boston at Garden, Morant returns, but Memphis falls at home even with OKC. On the Italian night, NBA successes were comfortable for Chicago and Utah, while San Antonio surprises the Clippers in Los Angeles. Boston: Brown 30 (6/13, 3/9, 9/10 t.l.), Tatum 17, Smart/Freedom...
Adele Cancels Vegas Residency + 2022 Shows Last Minute!. Covid strikes again, just when everyone wants to pretend its safe to do what they want, Adele gives music lovers a dose of reality canceling her Las Vegas residency and 2022 shows…. CelebnMusic247.com reports that singer Adele tearfully took to social...
A new malware strain that can survive operating system reinstalls was spotted last year secretly hiding on a computer, according to the antivirus provider Kaspersky. The company discovered the Windows-based malware last spring running on a single computer. How the malicious code infected the system remains unclear. But the malware was designed to operate on the computer’s UEFI firmware, which helps boot up the system.
Rich, richer, richest. Greed, greedier, greediest. Power, more power, most powerful. Follow the Big Pharma money trail. Where will it lead? Oh, the criminal places you will go. The Big Pharma family brought the opioid crisis to the United States. And profited from the addictions and deaths of human beings.
When that witch gets shoved in the oven I'm like, "Hansel culture strikes again" or something I don't know it's early uuugggggh (throws rock at a fence)
EJ Moreno with a video review of Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley…. Constantly firing all cylinders, Guillermo del Toro hits a new level with Nightmare Alley. Gone is the filmmaker’s supernatural tinge, and in its place is something even scarier…the darkness of the human soul. Nightmare Alley is unlike anything from del Toro, and it makes it a must-see outing.
Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figueiredo is the co-main event for UFC 270 betting on January 22. The third part in a movie trilogy can often disappoint but don't expect a letdown here as Figueiredo and Moreno battle for the flyweight title for the third time in the last 13 months.
On January 3, 2022 , Magistrate Judge Susan Hightower granted a defendant's motion to exclude an expert's damages theory for violating the entire market value rule, reminding plaintiffs everywhere to use caution when applying the sales of an entire product as a royalty base. In. Via. Vadis, LLC. et al....
Matt Hancock took a plunge in the icy waters of London's Serpentine on Tuesday morning in a display of his sporting prowess. The former health secretary, who landed himself in hot water last year following a kiss with his former aide, braved sub-zero temperatures in the capital as he peeled off his layers and submerged himself in the murky waters of the lake.