US and Russia try to lower temperature as Ukraine tensions simmer

The United States and Russia have sought to lower the temperature in a heated standoff over Ukraine during high-level talks in Geneva but reported no breakthroughs as a result of the discussions. Armed with seemingly intractable and diametrically opposed demands, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met on Friday … Read more

Owen Farrell: England captain set to miss England’s pre-Six Nations training camp due to injury

Farrell suffered the injury in training with club Saracens ahead of an expected comeback this Sunday against London Irish in the EPCR Challenge Cup Last Updated: 21/01/22 11:47am Owen Farrell is out of England’s pre-Six Nations camp due to injury England captain Owen Farrell is set to miss next week’s pre-Six Nations training camp in … Read more

Security, China to dominate Biden’s talks with Japan’s Kishida

Virtual meeting will be the first substantial discussion between the two allies since Fumio Kishida became Japanese prime minister in October. The leaders of the United States and Japan will contend with China’s growing might, North Korea’s missiles, and Russia’s aims in Ukraine when they hold their first substantial talks since Fumio Kishida became Japanese … Read more

“Lebron’s sole focus is now gone on chasing and catching Kareem Abdul-Jabbar” – Skip Bayless criticizes LeBron James’ effort on defense as he chases NBA scoring record

LeBron James’ defense has been criticized as the LA Lakers have one of the NBA’s worst defenses this season. On Fox Sports’ morning show “Skip and Shannon: Undisputed,” sports media personality Skip Bayless lambasted “King James” for his defensive absence and proposed a theory about James. Bayless said: “Lebron’s sole focus is now gone on … Read more

Colombia can’t resume coca aerial spraying for now, court rules

Bogota, Colombia – Rights groups and politicians in Colombia have welcomed a decision by the country’s Constitutional Court, which ruled this week that the government failed to consult local communities over its plan to restart aerial fumigation of coca crops. In a decision on Wednesday, the court said the government of President Ivan Duque could … Read more

Dana White reacts to Nate Diaz’s latest post calling for fight against Dustin Poirier – “He’ll get a fight”

Dana White recently admitted he was interested in a clash between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier despite no major headway into setting it up. He also reassured the Stockton native that he’d get a fight in the promotion. Diaz and Poirier have gone back and forth on social media, indicating their interest in going up … Read more

Tunisian dies after protesting President Saied’s moves

Rhida Bouziane was among hundreds of demonstrators who commemorated the 11th anniversary of Tunisia’s revolution on Friday. A Tunisian man has died of wounds he sustained during a crackdown by security forces on anti-government protesters during a demonstration last week. Rhida Bouziane, 57, was critically wounded on Friday and died as a result of “excessive … Read more

“Sure, LeBron James has to get the most credit, but Kyrie averaged 27 in that finals and hit the dagger to secure the title” – Stephen A. Smith supports Kyrie Irving for response to heckling Cleveland Cavaliers fan

Kyrie Irving got chirped at by a Cleveland Cavaliers fan Monday night. The Nets lost 114-107 but not before Irving shot back at the heckler. The exchange between Irving and the fan can be heard in the video embedded in Stephen A. Smith’s tweet: I completely side with KYRIE on this one. Sure, @KingJames has … Read more

Premier League Midweek Round-Up | 19th Jan

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player A round-up of the three Premier League Midweek games, including Spurs’ unbelievable stoppage time comeback against Leicester.

5 key takeaways from US President Biden’s news conference

Continuing efforts to combat COVID-19 in the United States dominated Joe Biden’s news conference at the White House on Wednesday, as the US president urged Americans to get their jabs and promised that things will get better. Biden, whose presidency will hit the one-year mark on Thursday, also touted his government’s recent push to scale … Read more