Buccaneers out to continue fine form

Orlando Pirates will aim to continue their fine form when they take on Maritzburg United in an Absa Premiership match at Orlando Stadium Stadium on Saturday. Kick-off is at 8.15pm CAT. Pirates’ unbeaten run in the league was stretched to nine matches when they held champions Mamelodi Sundowns to a goalless away draw on 10... Continue Reading →

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Fit-again Holebas ready for Watford’s Leicester clash

Watford defender Jose Holebas has recovered from a calf injury and is available for Saturday's Premier League trip to Leicester City, manager Javi Gracia said. Holebas missed last Saturday's 3-0 defeat by Liverpool after sustaining the injury in training a day before the match and was replaced in the squad by Adam Masina. "Jose is... Continue Reading →

Pentagon looks to exoskeletons to build super-soldiers

The U.S. Army is investing millions of dollars in experimental exoskeleton technology to make soldiers stronger and more resilient, in what experts say is part of a broader push into advanced gear to equip a new generation of "super-soldiers." The technology is being developed by Lockheed Martin Corp with a licence from Canada-based B-TEMIA, which... Continue Reading →

Liverpool face Everton test as Spurs play Arsenal on derby day

Liverpool face a derby clash against Everton as they lick their Champions League wounds while Tottenham travel to Arsenal with a spring in their step on a weekend of big-city derbies. Jurgen Klopp's team lost 2-1 to Paris Saint-Germain in midweek, meaning their bid to reach the knockout stages in Europe will go to the... Continue Reading →

9 High-Tech Facial Tools to Up Your Beauty Game This Season

Palm-size computers and intelligent phones continue to transform lives in ways large and small—from morning commutes to sleep patterns. Of course, that extends to beauty routines, too, as a new wave of clever high-tech facial tools transforms our skin—no trip to the dermatologist’s office required. From a collagen-producing microneedling tool to a powerful bacteria-fighting light,... Continue Reading →

Liverpool’s Robertson frustrated by Neymar ‘playacting’

Following Wednesday's 2-1 Champions League loss to Paris Saint Germain, Liverpool should have controlled their aggression better in the face of Brazilian Neymar's "playacting", defender Andy Robertson has said. The Parc des Princes contest was marked by a number of interruptions with last season's finalists Liverpool committing 20 fouls and picking up six yellow cards,... Continue Reading →

Russia to build new missile early-warning radar station in Crimea – Ifax

Russia plans to build a new missile early-warning radar station in Crimea next year, the Interfax news agency reported on Thursday, citing a Crimean security source. News that a new military facility will be built in Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, follows Russia's seizure of three Ukrainian navy vessels off the coast... Continue Reading →

Everton confident of good show at Anfield – Sigurdsson

Everton's ability to grind out results has boosted their confidence ahead of Sunday's Merseyside derby against Liverpool in the Premier League, midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson has said. Iceland international Sigurdsson scored the winning goal as Everton overcame promoted Cardiff City 1-0 last Saturday to extend their unbeaten league run to three games and climb to sixth... Continue Reading →

FDA approves a new cancer drug targeted to genetic mutation, not cancer type

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new cancer drug that is the first to be designed from the start to fight a specific genetic mutation, not a cancer type. The new drug, named Vitrakvi, is not approved to fight breast cancer or lung cancer or colon cancer. Instead, it’s designed and approved to... Continue Reading →

Breast cancer: Tumor growth fueled by bone marrow cells

New research, published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine,reveals a novel mechanism that fuels tumor growth in breast cancer and may have a negative impact on a person's outlook. However, the findings might also help scientists develop individually tailored treatments that target breast cancer tumors more precisely. Neta Erez, a senior lecturer in the department... Continue Reading →

How the World Reacted to Claim of China’s Genetically Engineered Babies

The Chinese government has ordered an “immediate investigation” into claims that researchers have created the world’s first genetically engineered human babies. Lead researcher He Jiankui, said that a set of twins were born a few weeks ago after undergoing CRISPR gene editing technology to make them immune to HIV, smallpox, and cholera. He added that... Continue Reading →

Ronaldo hits 100 Champions League wins as Juve soar into last 16

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri hailed the impact Cristiano Ronaldo was having on the Italian champions as the Portuguese star became the first player to achieve 100 Champions League wins in Tuesday's 1-0 success over Valencia that clinched their passage to the knockout rounds. "Ronaldo gives us a sense of security and confidence," said Allegri of... Continue Reading →

Mourinho tells players: ‘stay home’ if you can’t handle Old Trafford pressure

Jose Mourinho has told Manchester United's underachieving players to "stay at home" if they cannot handle the pressure to perform at Old Trafford as they seek to reach the Champions League last 16. Young Boys are the visitors on Tuesday as the Red Devils look to qualify for the knockout phase with a game to... Continue Reading →

Vettel takes stock as Ferrari lick wounds

Sebastian Vettel, so graceful in his handling of defeat by Lewis Hamilton in this year's drivers' title race, on Monday began serious reflections on his and Ferrari’s disappointing season and a harsh self-examination. The four-time champion German, whose Ferrari car was often the fastest on the grid, conceded he had to look at himself first... Continue Reading →

How Liquid Chlorophyll Can Improve Skin

A couple of years ago, I was reading one of those beauty sites on which some of the world's coolest women talk at length about their lives in terms of health and beauty—the products they've grown up using, the ones they've recently discovered, the routines they've come to rely on. One particular woman—successful, informed, pretty—said... Continue Reading →

Honestly, a Dutch Oven Is Worth Every Penny—Here Are the Recipes I Swear By

Blame it on the fact that I binge-watched the entirety of Netflix's Salt Fat Acid Heat, a four-part docuseries based on Samin Nosrat's brilliant cookbook, in one sitting, but I finally invested in a Dutch oven. Although I've proclaimed many, many, many times that I don't love cooking, I can honestly say this classic piece... Continue Reading →

The Best Skincare Products for Not Burning Your Sensitive Eyes

The Best Skincare Products for Not Burning Your Sensitive Eyes Count your blessings if you're not afflicted with sensitive eyes that get weepy just thinking about sunscreen or extremely fluorescent lighting. Like shampoo formulated for babies in actual, physical form or just in temperament, the following 10 gentle skincare products will do the trick—no tears... Continue Reading →

A fatty, sugary diet can damage your memory, attention and mood in just four days, according to new research

A fatty, sugary diet can damage your memory, attention and mood in just four days, according to new research According to research published in both Circulation and The Lancet, it's clear that a healthy appearance doesn't necessarily mean you have a healthy body - if you're slim but still have an unhealthy diet and avoid... Continue Reading →

French police clash violently with protesters on Champs Elysees over petrol costs

Police firing tear gas and water cannons clashed in Paris on Saturday with thousands of protesters angry over rising car fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies, the second weekend of "yellow vest" protests across France. As night fell, the famed Champs-Elysees avenue, where fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld switched on the red lights of... Continue Reading →

Aubameyang winner extends Arsenal’s unbeaten run

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang extended Arsenal's unbeaten run to 17 matches with the goal that sealed a 2-1 win at Bournemouth on Sunday. Unai Emery's side took the lead through Jefferson Lerma's bizarre own goal before Josh King equalised on the stroke of halftime at Dean Court. Aubameyang netted his eighth league goal of the season midway... Continue Reading →

Mou reveals Lukaku mission amid striker’s struggles

Jose Mourinho has revealed he travelled to Belgium last week to try and get to the bottom of Romelu Lukaku's dramatic loss of form for Manchester United. The United manager attended Belgium's international victory over Iceland in Brussels even though neither of his players, Lukaku or Marouane Fellaini, were in action for Roberto Martinez's side... Continue Reading →

Germany confident Gibraltar will be settled before Sunday’s Brexit summit

The German government is working on the assumption that all open questions regarding an agreement on Britain's exit from the European Union will be settled by the time of a meeting of the EU's leaders on Sunday, a government spokesman said. Government spokesman Steffen Seibert was responding to a question on Gibraltar, the British exclave... Continue Reading →

Bournemouth’s King faces fitness test ahead of Arsenal game

Bournemouth striker Joshua King has recovered from an ankle injury but faces a late fitness test to be in contention for Sunday's Premier League clash against Arsenal, manager Eddie Howe said on Friday. King, who has started nine league games scoring four goals this season, aggravated an ankle issue in Bournemouth's goalless draw with Southampton... Continue Reading →

PSG have nervous wait on Neymar, Mbappe injuries

Paris Saint-Germain were anxiously waiting Wednesday for the results of scans on injuries to Neymar and Kylian Mbappe just days before their crucial Champions League clash with Liverpool. Neymar limped off after just eight minutes of Brazil's 1-0 friendly win against Cameroon on Wednesday. The Brazilian forward had treatment for an apparent groin problem after... Continue Reading →

American missionary killed by tribe on remote Indian island

An American self-styled adventurer and Christian missionary has been killed and buried by a tribe of hunter-gatherers on a remote island in the Indian Ocean where he had gone to proselytize, local law enforcement officials said on Wednesday. John Allen Chau, 26, was slain on North Sentinel Island, which is home to what is considered... Continue Reading →

Operational cooperation’: Brexit deal vague on EU-Britain security ties

Britain has failed to win a guarantee of access to EU security databases once it leaves the European Union, according to a draft deal agreed between London and Brussels on future ties, leaving such co-operation open to negotiation. Britain, along with France, is one of Europe's biggest military powers and hoped that security would be... Continue Reading →

Benefits of soaking your feet in vinegar

Vinegar can have a variety of uses, such as in cooking, cleaning, or alternative medicine. This is because vinegar contains acetic acid, which has antimicrobial properties. Vinegar may help improve the following conditions: foot odor athlete's foot warts Different types of vinegar contain varying amounts of acetic acid. For example, white vinegar contains around 4... Continue Reading →

Korea on ‘right path’ as Asian Cup looms – coach Bento

Coach Paulo Bento believes South Korea are continuing to make progress under his leadership after the side extended their unbeaten run with a thumping win over Uzbekistan to enhance their status as one of the favourites for next year's Asian Cup. Four different players scored for South Korea as they crushed the White Wolves 4-0... Continue Reading →

Aussie pair embrace favourites tag at World Cup

Australian pair Mark Leishman and Cameron Smith are embracing the favourites tag at this week's golf World Cup, insisting they are laid-back enough to deal with the pressure. The 59th staging of the tournament at the Metropolitan Golf Club marks its third-consecutive playing in Melbourne's famous sandbelt region, where bunkers can be cut right on... Continue Reading →

UCL may use VAR this season – Ceferin

Uefa will consider fast-tracking the implementation of video assistant referees (VAR) for the Champions League knockout stages this season, according to the European governing body's president Aleksander Ceferin. The organisation opted against using VAR this season, despite the technology being used by major European leagues in Spain, Italy and Germany, and the World Cup in... Continue Reading →

Holiday day trips: Places to celebrate the season within 2 hours of Asheville

‘Tis the season for holiday lights, gingerbread and holiday parades. There’s plenty of holiday fun to be found in Asheville, but if you want to pile the family in the car and head further afield, the cities surrounding WNC do Christmas the right way, too. So pull on your winter coat, pack a thermos of... Continue Reading →

“More than 50 killed by suicide bomber in Kabul banqueting hall” –

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a banqueting hall where Islamic religious scholars had gathered in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing more than 50 people, three government officials said. Najib Danish, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said more than 80 other people had been injured. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives... Continue Reading →

City aim to honour late defender Tshehla with MDC triumph

Polokwane City coach Machete Moloto is confident that his reserve team has what it takes to challenge for the MultiChoice Diski Challenge (MDC) honours this season. Moloto’s confidence is drawn from his team’s bright run after eight-matches. They’ve collected 16 points and are adrift from pacesetters Cape Town City by just three points. “Our focus... Continue Reading →

Milan’s former Chinese owner Li thwarted in Ronaldo bid

AC Milan's former owner Li Yonghong wanted to sign Cristiano Ronaldo a year before the five-time Ballon d'Or winner joined Juventus but was persuaded they could not afford him, ex-club chief executive Marco Fassone said on Tuesday. Fassone – ousted along with Li from the debt-ridden Italian club last summer – was speaking as Milan's... Continue Reading →

Three suspects arrested in for illegal sale of TKO semis tickets

Three people have been arrested in Durban on Tuesday afternoon for illegal sale of Telkom Knockout tickets for the semifinal fixture between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates at Moses Mabhida on Saturday. Tickets for this fixture were sold out last week. Therefore anyone selling tickets for this game is doing so illegally. In the days... Continue Reading →

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