Nine dead in northern Italy floods, Formula 1 race canceled

Floods were recorded in 37 towns and cities Imola F1 Grand Prix has been cancelled The rains have subsided, but the river levels are still rising ROME (Reuters) – Nine people were killed and thousands evacuated from their homes after torrential rains hit the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, triggering floods and landslides, officials said … Read more

Eight dead in second shooting in Serbia, suspect arrested

Serbia is reeling from a second mass shooting in two days President Fucik announces tough new gun control measures The most recent incident occurred in a village south of Belgrade The suspect opened fire after a fight in the school yard – Radio BELGRADE (Reuters) – Police arrested a suspect after eight people were killed … Read more

The WTA must stand firm on Beijing and China, says one advocate

BENGALURU (Reuters) – A senior China researcher at Human Rights Watch has urged the WTA to stick to its principles and not resume playing tournaments in China until the Peng Shuai case is resolved, despite the financial impact of its stance. The women’s tour has been widely praised for suspending its tournaments in the country … Read more

Avid gamers’ revolts are throwing the Girls’s International Cup backlog into turmoil

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Participant protests and high-profile resignations have captured the headlines amid a rising sense of duty in girls’s soccer with lower than 5 months to head earlier than the International Cup kicks off. Noel Le Graet, president of the French Soccer Federation (FFF), resigned on Tuesday, whilst Canada’s football trainer Nick Pontes … Read more