Daily Archives: September 6, 2019

ALL THE WORLD IS A STAGE

ALL THE WORLD IS A STAGE To every happening, every occurrence, everything is appointed a season. A time to live, a time to die, a time to laugh a time to cry, a time for existence and a time when everything is going to cease to exist. This is the …

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Diego Maradona: Argentina legend named Gimnasia head coach

Maradona previously managed Mexican second division side Dorados Argentina legend Diego Maradona has been named manager of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata – the first coaching job in his homeland since 2010. The 58-year-old, Argentina’s 1986 World Cup-winning captain, takes charge until the end of the season. Gimnasia – nicknamed …

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Caster Semenya joins South African football team JVW

Caster Semenya won her first Olympic gold at London 2012 Two-time Olympic 800m gold medallist Caster Semenya has joined a South African women’s football team. The 28-year-old is unable to compete without taking testosterone-reducing drugs following a rule change by the IAAF, athletics’ governing body. It means she cannot defend …

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Italian GP: Charles Leclerc tops second practice

Live text and audio commentary of final practice and qualifying is live on the BBC Sport website Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc edged Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes to set fastest time in a weather-affected second practice at the Italian Grand Prix. Leclerc, fresh from his maiden win in Belgium, was 0.068 seconds quicker …

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TripAdvisor defends itself in fake reviews row

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES TripAdvisor has hit back at allegations that it is failing to stop a flood of fake reviews that artificially boost hotel ratings. The travel review site has come under fire from consumer group Which? over what it calls “hugely suspicious” patterns of comments from contributors. But James …

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US jobs growth weaker than expected

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES The US economy added 130,000 jobs last month, slowing more than expected, the latest official figures have shown. Economists polled by Reuters had expected an increase of 158,000. In July, the economy had created 159,000 new jobs. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7%, while average hourly …

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Facebook to face fresh anti-trust investigation

Image copyrightAFPFacebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg Facebook is under investigation in the US to determine whether it has “stifled competition and put users at risk”. The new action was announced by New York state Attorney General Letitia James on behalf of a coalition of representatives from several states. “Even the …

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