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Andre De Grasse tops field in 200m at Diamond League

Andre De Grasse tops field in 200m at Diamond League

Pawel Wojciechowski of Poland cleared 5.85 for the win, Raphael Holzdeppe of Germany was second at 5.70, and Piotr Lisek of Poland also cleared 5.70 for a third-place result. While Croatia's Rio 2016 javelin victor Sara Kolak was otherwise engaged, winning the European Under-23 title with an effort of 65.12m in Bydgoszcz, her Czech predecessor as Olympic champion, Barbora Spotakova, who beat Kolak with a final round season's best of 68.26m at last week's London Diamond League, secured another ...


Caitlyn Jenner seriously considering shot at politics

Caitlyn Jenner seriously considering shot at politics

I like the political side of it. Caitlyn , who won an Olympic gold medal for the USA at the Games in 1976, explained that she has already worked with the American Unity Fund in a bid to ensure lawmakers understand LGBT issues. She has roots in the Republican Party, identifies as fiscally conservative, and it's hard to believe anyone, even someone as high-profile as Jenner, could beat the entrenched Feinstein in a Democratic Party primary race.


Justin Trudeau releases Spotify list in the chaos of BC's wildfire crisis

Justin Trudeau releases Spotify list in the chaos of BC's wildfire crisis

Canada is now home to over 40,000 Syrian refugees, coinciding with the time of Trump's much-talked-about refugee ban. In the photos, the 45-year-old Canadian leader was seen looking on smiling as the baby - the son of Syrian refugees Afraa Hajj Hammoud and Mohammed Belal - slept soundly in his arms.


Odisha seeks army, IAF help in flooded areas

Odisha seeks army, IAF help in flooded areas

As per reports, almost 5,000 to 7,000 people have been affected by the flash floods as several parts are now submerged. He directed development commissioner and special relief commissioner to supervise the rescue and relief operations in affected areas.


Defence support to domestic Counter-Terrorism arrangements

Defence support to domestic Counter-Terrorism arrangements

The process involved in a military "call out" to an incident, including a provision that limits the states from asking for military assistance until their capability has been exceeded, will be streamlined. That will include an offer of training from ADF special forces units such as the SAS, which is based in Swanbourne. The decision to grant the army greater powers came following a review of security forces' responses to a spate of local and worldwide incidents.


Wimbledon 2017: Jamie Murray & Martina Hingis triumph in final

Wimbledon 2017: Jamie Murray & Martina Hingis triumph in final

Centre Court remained almost full after Roger Federer had won a record eighth singles title, and Henman Hill was in raucous good spirits as fans - some of whom had queued for up to two days to gain entry - supported either "Team Hev" or "Team Jamie", although one Centre Court wag couldn't decide who he would rather win, shouting "Come on, all of you" as the score stood at three all in the second set.