Day: February 15, 2020

Caroline Dubois: British lightweight says women’s professional boxing is ‘lacking quality and depth’

British amateur Caroline Dubois says there is a “lack of quality” in women’s professional boxing. The lightweight, 19, will compete in qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games at London’s Copper Box in March. The Youth Olympic, world and European boxing champion says she wants to turn professional after the Olympics. “The Olympics has been a […]

Mum begged doctors to amputate her hand for decades after devastating car crash

Paratriathlete Nicola Wilding has been living in constant, chronic pain for the last two decades, after a life-changing car crash at the age of 22. The crash left her without the use of her right arm, but her quick thinking meant she was the only casualty. Nicola, from South Croydon, experienced a tyre blowout at […]

Woodside holds on to stake in Senegal oil field as FAR challenge fails

ConocoPhillips’ (COP.N) sale of a stake in a $4.2 billion Senegal oil and gas project to Woodside Petroleum (WPL.AX) has been cleared by an international tribunal, resolving a long-running challenge by Australian partner FAR Ltd (FAR.AX). Woodside and FAR said on Friday an International Chamber of Commerce panel had ruled that FAR did not have […]

Arrested Huawei executive hit with new US charges ahead of extradition

The US Justice Department indicted both Huawei and its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou for racketeering and conspiring to steal American trade secrets on Thursday. Meng was arrested in Canada in 2018, and is currently undergoing extradition proceedings that would move her to the US. This latest indictment adds 16 counts of conspiracy to the […]

First footage of Robert Pattinson as Batman revealed

Director Matt Reeves revealed the first look at Robert Pattinson as Batman in his coming “The Batman.” In the new footage, set to an ominous score by composer Michael Giacchino, Pattinson steps into a dark frame saturated in red light as his sleek and angular Batman suit slowly comes into focus. Pattinson told Variety’s Ramin […]