Friday, 20 November 2020 Before this smiley sweetie was feeling the weight of multiple Olympic medals around her neck, she was just another blondie with bangs growing up in Des Moines, Iowa. Making her Summer Olympic Games debut in Beijing, she was part of the duo of…
They may not be competing for Olympic gold, but four South Sudanese athletes have become local stars in the little Japanese city of Maebashi. In Japan, they’ve found a safe haven to train, immerse themselves in the local culture, and promote the message of peace for South Sudan.
Russian President Vladimir Putin took to the ice on Monday in a gala match of the Night Hockey League in Sochi.Among the leader's teammates were Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Olympic champion Viacheslav Fetisov.Putin scored at least eight times during the game against an amateur league team, with a final score of 13 points to 9 in favour of Putin's team.President of International Ice Hockey Federation René Fasel also took part in the game as a referee and addressed spectators in Russian.During his 15 years as Russia's leader Putin has frequently taken part in sporting activities, most notably in judo and swimming.
In order to ease the burden on India's hospitals dealing with acute shortage of medical oxygen amid the devastating second wave of COVID-19, a group of people have set an aim to provide 6000 oxygen concentrators to COVID facilities across the country. 800 oxygen concentrators have been brought on a charter flight from Beijing to Delhi on May 06. This is the first shipment of the 6000 devices that Democracy People Foundation in collaboration with a group of entrepreneurs has decided to donate across the country. The first shipment will be delivered to hospitals in Delhi-NCR through funds collected under Mission Oxygen run by Democracy People Foundation along with 200 entrepreneurs.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in an interview that aired on Sunday that China had recently acted "more aggressively abroad" and was behaving "increasingly in adversarial ways." Bryan Wood reports.
In less than three months, the world will be watching as Japan attempts to host the Summer Olympics in the midst of a global pandemic. As a fourth coronavirus wave takes shape, doctors fear the country’s medical system could be pushed beyond the breaking point. CNN’s Blake Essig gets rare access to the Covid-19 ward at Saitama Medical University International Medical Center.
After Iowa Republican Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks’ narrow win over Democrat Rita Hart was certified by a bipartisan state group, Hart has made an unusual petition for the House to investigate her claims that a number of contested ballots should have been counted. These ballots, Hart says, would instead win her the House seat for Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District
CNN’s Manu Raju pressed House minority leader Kevin McCarthy about why he is concerned about the efforts to overturn the Iowa election of a Republican, but wasn’t concerned about Trump’s effort to overturn the presidential election.