Norman breaks world indoor 400m record at NCAA Indoor Championships

Norman breaks world indoor 400m record at NCAA Indoor Championships

World U20 200m champion Michael Norman clocked a world indoor record* of 44.52 to win the 400m at the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas, on Saturday (10). The University of Southern California student had seen Auburn University’s Akeem Bloomfield clock a Jamaican indoor record of 44.86 in the first race of the […]

World digest: March 10, 2018

World digest: March 10, 2018

BRITAIN Officials meet in spy poisoning case British government security ministers held an emergency meeting Saturday to discuss the poisoning of a Russian who spied for Britain, as police backed by soldiers continued to search the British town of Salisbury, where he was attacked with a nerve agent. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said after the […]

Athletics: US student Norman breaks world indoor 400m record

Athletics: US student Norman breaks world indoor 400m record

(Reuters) – American Michael Norman broke the world indoor 400 meters record when he clocked 44.52 second at the U.S. collegiate championships in College Station, Texas on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Mar 9, 2018; College Station, TX, USA; Michael Norman of Southern California wins 400m heat in 45.56 for the top qualifying time during the NCAA […]

United Bid Committee tries new approach to rescue 2026 World Cup bid

United Bid Committee tries new approach to rescue 2026 World Cup bid

In a letter to FIFA’s 200-plus member associations, the three-nation United Bid Committee announced that former U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati will no longer chair the effort. Instead, Steve Reed of Canada Soccer, Decio de Maria of the Mexican federation, and Carlos Cordeiro, the newly elected USSF president, will serve as co-chairs. Gulati will […]

Headless robots overrun world in creepy 'Planet Earth' parody

Headless robots overrun world in creepy 'Planet Earth' parody

Boston Dynamics‘ dog-like SpotMini robots have already learned to open doors and can happily trot along in adverse conditions. Just watching the bots evolve feels like we’re seeing a real-life episode of the futuristic horror series “Black Mirror.”   Now you can feel even more uneasy about the four-legged SpotMini robots with a new video […]

Mikaela Shiffrin rebounds from Olympics, wins World Cup slalom title

Mikaela Shiffrin rebounds from Olympics, wins World Cup slalom title

Mikaela Shiffrin rebounded from missing the Olympic slalom podium to clinch her fifth World Cup slalom season title with her 42nd career World Cup victory, most for any racer before turning 23 years old. Shiffrin, shockingly fourth in the PyeongChang slalom, prevailed by .09 over Swiss Wendy Holdener in Ofterschwang, Germany, on Saturday. PyeongChang gold medalist Frida Hansdotter of Sweden was […]

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