Teens Popovici and McIntosh grab world swimming golds as Dressel quits

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 05:17:58 +0000

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AFP) – After Caeleb Dressel, one of the veterans expected to dominate the World Swimming Championships, quit the competition on Wednesday, two teenagers, 17-year-old David Popovici and Summer McIntosh, 15, leapt to the top step of the podium. Dressel, a seven-time Olympic gold medallist, had “withdrawn for medical reasons. For his long-term health,” […]

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Another lifter from Zamboanga rises, wins 2 Youth golds

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 05:40:40 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Rose Jean Ramos bolstered her bid to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics after collecting two gold and one silver medals in the World Youth Weightlifting Championships in Guanajuato, Mexico. The 16-year-old Zamboanga native, who is competing in the women’s 45kg division, grabbed the gold in clean and jerk by lifting 85 […]

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Yulo, 5 other PH gymnasts vie in world championship qualifier

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2022 05:31:48 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Caloy Yulo’s journey for another shot at world championship glory begins in Doha, Qatar next week when he leads the six-man Philippine team to the 9th Senior Asian Gymnastics Championships. Scheduled from June 15 to 18 in the oil-rich country, the event will serve as a qualifier to the World Gymnastics Championships in […]

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Douglas Todd: Can Easter, Passover and Ramadan ease the pain of war?

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 12:00:03 +0000

Opinion: What do Christianity, Judaism and Islam — which are all marking holy festivals this week — have to offer during the destruction wrought by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine?

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Daphne Bramham: Forget the climate emergency, let's just have fun

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 00:05:39 +0000

You have to hand it to the Americans. They’ve spent most of the last century being particularly great at weaving fantastical dreams in Hollywood, building cartoon castles, golf courses in the sand around Palm Springs, Venice-style canals in Vegas and condos on Florida swamp land.

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Daphne Bramham: Ambassador looks to move Canada-U.S. ties beyond the 'four-year blip'

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2022 21:59:48 +0000

President Joe Biden’s appointee, David Cohen, is doing a lot explaining these days.

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'Hope for change:' Kamloops First Nations delegates meet with Pope Francis at Vatican

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2022 21:39:42 +0000

The Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation chief was emotional as they walked out of a meeting with the Pope at the Vatican to rhythmic drumming by family and community members waiting for them.

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Daphne Bramham: There's little time or appetite for a vote on the 2030 Olympics?

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 01:56:08 +0000

Opinion: Why there has been no push for a decision here until now seems astounding

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