Images: Takhini Hot Pools This sure puts "chill" in "just chilling." Every year since 2011, the Takhini Hot Pools, a hot springs resort in Yukon, Canada, has held The International Hair Freezing Contest (Previously on Neatorama). Contestants...Show More Summary
By Loretta Race on SwimSwam The British Olympic Association signed training venue contracts with 3 Japanese sports facilities, one of which is the Yokohama International Pool based in the city of Yokohama. Read the full story on SwimSwam: GBR Secures Yokohama Int’l Pool For Tokyo 2020 Pre-Games Camp
The green sea turtle drew international sympathy when it emerged that she had consumed nearly 1,000 coins that had been thrown into her pool. She died despite two emergency surgeries.
Donald Olsen, arguably the Bay Area’s most famous modernist architect to embrace the “International Style,” only designed about 5o homes in his 50-plus-year career. Many are in the East Bay, where he lived and taught for many years at the UC-Berkeley School of Architecture. But one of Olsen’s few North Bay properties has recently come to
After a legendary career in the pool Michael Phelps is speaking out on doping in international competition. Today he asked Congress to ensure an anti-doping system is fair for all athletes.
By Loretta Race on SwimSwam The final aquatics competition schedule for the inaugural 2018 European Championships has been released, with 7 days of pool racing to take place at Tollcross International Swimming Centre. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 2018 European Championships Aquatic Schedule Released
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., USA, February 9, 2017 - Nine women’s international Beach Volleyball pairs from six countries posted 2-0 match marks after two rounds of pool play here Thursday with six of the teams in “sole” possession of their group leadership at the US$600,000 Fort Lauderdale Major.
/ AFP / POOL / PETER KLAUNZER (Photo credit should read PETER KLAUNZER/AFP/Getty Images) Defying international tribunal rulings, building artificial islands in South China Sea, and turning them into a military base isn’t a responsive and responsible leadership. It doesn’t advance global cooperation, it undermines it. That's bad news for the world economy [...]
When I was in Moscow, I saw one of the bloggers in the international press pool with me, Tine, wearing these exact Ecco boots. I complimented her on them immediately, because, as a reader of this website, you should know that I appreciate a good pair of ankle boots. As far as boots are... Continue reading
Navig8 Group (Navig8), the world's largest provider of maritime services, has announced that it has been advised by Oman Shipping Company SAOC (OSC) that they have decided to internalize the commercial management of their VLCC fleet which had been hitherto in the VL8 pool.
By Mitch Bowmile on SwimSwam The second night of competition at the Ontario Junior International showcased some amazing talent from British swimmers as three British Junior records were broken in the 25-meter pool. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Four British Junior Records Fall On Night Two Of OJI
Torsten Sløk, the chief international economist at Deutsche Bank, thinks the US labor market is hot — maybe too hot. In a note on Monday, Sløk took exception to the idea that there is underlying labor market slack in a pool of workers waiting outside of the labor market. Show More Summary
The Amazon Appstore is launching an esports tournament dubbed Champions of Fire International for casual mobile gamers. The first-ever Amazon Appstore tournament will have a prize pool of $100,000, and it will feature 16 of the world’s most popular gaming celebrities in Las Vegas on December 2. The event will be streamed live via Amazon’s […]
The 7,000-plus miles between the U.S. and China haven't stopped America's biggest pool of foreign real estate investors from tuning into this election season. And according to a survey published today by international Chinese real estate portal Juwai.com, their views don't exactly line up with those of America's real estate experts...
VideoThe Dota 2 International is well-known among esports followers for being the most lucrative tournament. The event is now receiving recognition for its massive prize pool by Guinness World Records. The 2017 edition of the tournament forced an update to the record book when it awarded a staggering figure of [...]
By Hannah Hecht on SwimSwam A committee in Tokyo has proposed changes to reign in ballooning costs of the 2020 Olympics. Changes include scrapping plans for a new aquatics center and using the existing Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Tokyo Committee Wants to Use Existing Pools for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke (L), and former Chair Paul Volcker look on during a panel discussion at the International House in New York on April 7, 2016. / AFP / POOL / Andrew Renneisen (Photo credit should read ANDREW RENNEISEN/AFP/Getty Images) Let’s look at the Fed’s (and other central [...]
International cricket is headed for a major financial shift as Australia, England and South Africa lead a push to sell overseas television rights in a collective bundle overseen by a new, independent administrative body
The OzHadou Nationals 14 are underway this weekend, as Australia’s best in the fighting game community go head to head, and also take on a few international superstars (Daigo is here!). Saturday’s pools have shown a few surprises, many close matches and also a lot of expected results across all the fighting games played on the day. More »
After one of the most intense and captivating tournaments in Dota 2 history, the team that finished equal last in the previous Major came from a game down in the finals of this year’s International to win the biggest prize pool in the history of video games. More »