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August 18, 2017 12:42 PM Russian triple jumper Pystykh banned for doping

PARIS, France, Aug 18 – Russian triple jumper Anna Pystykh was on Friday handed a four year doping ban and stripped of her 2007 world championship bronze medal, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announced. The now 36-year-old Russian finished fourth in the triple jump in Osaka but inherited third after the disqualification of Chrysopiyi Devetzi 1

August 17, 2017 8:47 AM Dementia progress could be tracked with THIS simple tool

DEMENTIA - or Alzheimer’s disease, which is a form of dementia - could be tracked by analysing and testing sense of smell. Simple odour identification tests could help track the progression of Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms actually appear. Experts have claimed by the time you start losing your memory it is almost too late. This is because the damage 3

August 14, 2017 8:42 PM Kenyan opposition leader urges followers to skip work Monday

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga urged his supporters to skip work on Monday to protest what he charged were rigged elections that gave victory to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The government denounced violent demonstrations as unlawful and urged Kenyans to return to their jobs. Odinga spoke on Sunday to a cheering crowd in Nairobi's 1

August 14, 2017 2:26 PM 70 years of pain across the India-Pakistan border

By Wambui Waweru, WAGAH, India, Aug 14 – From barbed grins in a carefully synchronised daily flag ceremony to murderous exchanges across barbed wire in Kashmir, the India-Pakistan border is a 70-year-old scar that will not heal. Thousands will cheer at the Wagah border crossing this week as the two countries celebrate the anniversaries of their independence 2

August 9, 2017 9:15 PM What Trump Needs To Know About North Korea's History

The peninsula has a long record of risky games with great powers. If it wasn't official before, North Korea is now the biggest foreign policy crisis the Trump administration is facing. “North Korea had best not make any more threats to the United States. They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen,” President Donald Trump said during 4

August 8, 2017 4:28 PM First Time Seeing a Total Solar Eclipse? Check Out This Video from NASA

In preparation for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, NASA released a short video providing a few skywatching tips and a packing list for first-time eclipse viewers. The total solar eclipse will cross the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina along a stretch of land about 70 miles (113 kilometers) wide. Viewers inside the path of totality will experience 3

August 8, 2017 11:38 AM IAAF World Championships Day 5 highlights: Conseslus Kipruto wins 3rd Gold for Kenya in men's 3000m steeplechase as Kipyegon Bett bags bronze in men's 800 metres

Pierre-Ambroise Bosse of France won the men's 800 metres world title on Tuesday. The 25-year-old -- fourth in the Olympic final last year -- won in 1min 44.67sec to beat home Adam Kszczot of Poland, who had to settle for silver as he had in the 2015 final. Kenyan Conseslus Kipruto mastered the threat of American favourite Evan Jager to win the world 1

August 6, 2017 1:59 PM Kenya exercised rights by deporting Mac Manu – Antwi Danso

“They [Kenya] invite who they want and disallow who they don’t want. It’s a bonafide right… It is an accepted norm in diplomacy. You look at the thing and think it will disturb your security, your political structure so you don’t want it… He is a persona non-grata so I won’t allow him entry. Period… I cannot say they did right or didn’t do right”, he said. He believes 2

August 6, 2017 9:11 AM N. Korean missiles add urgency to Hiroshima A-bomb appeals

In this photo, taken on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, Toshiki Fujimori, an atomic bombing survivor who is a top official at Hidankyo, a major Japanese organization for the survivors, stands in front of a painting of the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, western Japan, ahead of the 72nd anniversary of the first US atomic bombing. When the US dropped the bomb on Aug. 6, 1945, Fujimori’s 3

August 6, 2017 8:31 AM Gatlin stuns Bolt to win 100m world gold

Justin Gatlin tore up Usain Bolt’s farewell script as he stole world 100m gold with the run of his long and controversial career. Bolt was left with only a bronze in his final individual 100m race as 21-year-old Christian Coleman made it a USA one-two. The 35-year-old Gatlin, twice banned for doping, came through almost unnoticed in lane seven in 9.92 seconds 7