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7:53 a.m. Nov. 24, 2021 - By Keith Zhai
Former Chinese official accused of sexual assault by tennis player Peng Shuai was pivotal figure in Beijing's landing upcoming Winter OlympicsZhang Gaoli, who kept a low profile but was considered a powerful and skilled technocrat, headed a steering group to ‘guide, support and supervise the 2022 bid,’ according to International Olympic Committee documents.
11:26 a.m. Nov. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
IOC says Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has told officials she is safeChinese tennis player Peng Shuai has taken part in a 30-minute video call from Beijing with IOC officials and told them she was safe and well, the Olympic body said on Sunday.
6:37 a.m. Nov. 20, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Tennis players take on China's Communist Party: Where is Peng Shuai?Some of the world's most famous tennis players, distraught by the disappearance of colleague Peng Shuai, are challenging China's Communist Party to get answers.
4:49 a.m. Nov. 19, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Women's tennis chief questions legitimacy of Chinese state media statement attributed to Peng Shuai The head of the women's professional tennis tour questioned the legitimacy of what Chinese state media said was a retraction by a Grand Slam doubles champion.
9:57 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Face masks and distancing are most effective measures in reducing COVID-19 spread, study finds, as experts clamor for U.S. to expand booster programWearing a face mask and physically distancing from others are the most effective public-safety measures against the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 and have a statistically significant impact on reducing the spread, according to a new global study.
7:18 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Facebook whistleblower warns the metaverse will collect more personal dataFacebook whistleblower Frances Haugen warned Tuesday that the “metaverse,” the all-encompassing virtual reality world at the heart of the social media giant's growth strategy, will be addictive and rob people of yet more personal information while giving the embattled company another monopoly online.
2:43 a.m. Nov. 3, 2021 - By Emily Bary
Discovery adds 3 million direct-to-consumer subscribers but earnings fallDiscovery Communications Inc. saw earnings fall but revenue rise in its third quarter as the company dealt with expenses related to the Olympics and the growth of its streaming service. The company posted third-quarter net income of $156 million, or 24 cents a share, down from $300 million, or 44 cents a share, in the year-earlier quarter. Analysts tracked by FactSet were anticipating 11 cents a share in GAAP earnings. The media company pointed to a 77% rise in total operating expenses, partly due to costs around the Olympics. Discovery generated $3.15 billion in revenue, up from $2.56 billion a year prior and flat with the FactSet consensus, which called for $3.15 billion. Discovery disclosed that its direct-to-consumer business had 20 million paying subscribers as of the end of the quarter, driven by "the strength of our global brands and fan-favorite content, including the Summer Olympic Games and Shark Week." Discovery added 3 million direct-to-consumer subscribers since the end of the second quarter. Shares have declined 12% over the past three months as the S&P 500 has risen 5%.
10:04 a.m. Oct. 29, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
CDC says people with mental-health issues should get COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as U.S. vaccination rate remains stubbornly staticThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added mental health conditions to the list of maladies that make a person more likely to get severely ill with COVID-19.
8:59 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Beijing confirms strict isolation is in place for Winter Olympics participantsChinese organizers have confirmed participants in next year’s Winter Olympics will be strictly isolated from the general population and could face expulsion for violating COVID-19 restrictions.
10:03 a.m. Oct. 20, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
New $650 million plan would give Los Angeles Zoo a themepark-style transformationA $650 million plan would give the Los Angeles Zoo a theme park-style transformation over the next 20 years.
9:52 a.m. Oct. 18, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Protests disrupt flame-lighting ceremony for Beijing Winter GamesThree activists protesting human rights abuses in China sneaked into the archaeological site where the flame lighting ceremony for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics was being held Monday and ran toward the newly lit torch holding a Tibetan flag and a banner that read “No genocide games.”
8:15 a.m. Oct. 18, 2021 - By Geoff Nudelman
20 Minutes With: Former Olympians and RISE Athletes Co-Founders Rebecca Soni and Caroline BurckleThe duo created a mentorship service that helps elite athletes work through the mental stress of competition 
1:30 a.m. Sept. 30, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Dollar Proves It’s Still King. But It’s More Complicated Than That. Vote expected on stopgap bill to extend federal funding, Chinese manufacturing shrank in September on power outages, Walmart hiring 150,000 as Dollar Tree raises prices, and other news to start your day.
8:58 a.m. Sept. 23, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
CDC to meet on boosters just hours after FDA authorized their use for seniors and high-risk individuals, as Africa slams U.K.'s travel rulesA team of advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to wrap up a two-day meeting Thursday on booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine, just hours after the Food and Drug Administration authorized their use for senior citizens and those at risk of severe disease.
7:35 a.m. Aug. 24, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
The Paralympics open in an empty stadium — just like the OlympicsThe Paralympics began Tuesday in the same empty National Stadium — during the same pandemic — as the opening and closing ceremonies of the recently completed Tokyo Olympics.
8:36 a.m. Aug. 13, 2021 - By Weston Blasi
Time is running out for Olympic athletes to cash in'The challenge with an Olympic athlete is what happens between Olympic Games,' says super-agent Leigh Steinberg
1:27 a.m. Aug. 13, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
FDA authorizes booster vaccine dose for people with weak immune systems, and WHO to test 3 drugs as possible treatments for hospitalized COVID patientsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for people with weakened immune systems late Thursday, as the delta variant continues to spread fast across the U.S.
11:58 p.m. Aug. 9, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
9:17 a.m. Aug. 9, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Austin, Texas is running out of ICU beds as U.S. daily average of COVID cases tops 100,000 to mark highest level since February The highly transmissible delta variant of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 has driven the daily average of new cases in the U.S. above 100,000 for the first time since February and created a crisis in Austin, Texas, where hospitals are running out of intensive care unit beds.
11:41 a.m. Aug. 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
The Perseverance Games: Surreal Olympics approach their endThe cauldron will be snuffed Sunday on the exhausting, enlightening, sometimes enraging 2020 Tokyo Olympics — held, actually, in 2021. These are the Games that were to be tolerated, not celebrated.
8:50 a.m. Aug. 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
As Pandemic Olympics wane, Japan asks: What did Games mean?Was it the strangest Olympics ever, staged during a deadly pandemic, with no fans? How about the angriest, awash in protests and fierce opposition from large swaths of the host nation?
8:21 a.m. Aug. 6, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
10:57 a.m. Aug. 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
How Russians crushed the Tokyo Olympics under an aliasRussia’s not really at the Olympics. But that hasn’t stopped the world’s largest country from hauling gold out of Tokyo like a Siberian mine.
8:07 a.m. Aug. 5, 2021 - By Mike Murphy
Here's what's worth streaming in August 2021: 'Nine Perfect Strangers,' 'The Chair' and moreOn a budget? Three services and $25 can get you all the streaming content you need this month.
10:26 a.m. Aug. 4, 2021 - By Laurie Kahle
Watches from Patek, Tudor and Omega Take Gold, Silver and BronzeWe reviewed the 2021 watch roster looking for champions worthy of a place on the podium
11:22 a.m. Aug. 3, 2021 - By Katherine Wiles
COVID-19 cases connected to the Olympics approach 300The International Olympic Committee reported Tuesday that at least 299 people connected to the Games in Japan have so far tested positive for COVID, including 28 athletes.
7:42 a.m. Aug. 3, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Jessica Springsteen makes Olympic debut, falls short in qualifierJessica Springsteen had no luck going solo in Tokyo.Perhaps she'll do better with a band.
7:17 a.m. Aug. 3, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
In one of the best races ever run, Karsten Warholm wins Olympic gold and breaks the world record in the 400-meter hurdlesWhen brash Norwegian hurdler Karsten Warholm led the field to the starting line on a steamy afternoon at Olympic Stadium, he and his seven opponents had every reason to expect they'd be part of something special
12:48 a.m. Aug. 3, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Simone Biles wins bronze medal after returning to competition at Tokyo OlympicsA week after taking herself out of several competitions to focus on her mental health, the six-time Olympic medalist drilled a slightly altered routine on Tuesday.
9:51 a.m. Aug. 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Poland grants visa to Belarus Olympian who fears for her safetyPoland granted a visa Monday to a Belarusian Olympic sprinter who said she feared for her safety and that her team’s officials tried to force her to fly home, where the autocratic government was accused of diverting a flight to arrest a dissident journalist.
8:29 a.m. Aug. 2, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
U.S. COVID-19 daily case tally back at February levels, and patients are getting younger as Florida records highest hospitalizations yetThe U.S. set a one-day tally of COVID-19 cases of more than 100,000 on Friday, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data, the highest number since February, in the latest sign that the pandemic is far from over.
5:05 a.m. Aug. 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
At an extraordinary Olympics, acts of kindness are abundantA surfer jumping in to translate for the rival who’d just beaten him. High-jumping friends agreeing to share a gold medal rather than move to a tiebreaker. Two runners falling in a tangle of legs, then helping each other to the finish line.
1:19 a.m. Aug. 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Canada beats U.S. in women's soccer semifinalsJessie Feming scored on a penalty kick in the 74th minute and Canada knocked the United States out of gold medal contention in the Olympic women’s soccer competition with a 1-0 semifinal victory.
12:19 a.m. Aug. 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Simone Biles to return to competition on TuesdaySimone Biles will compete in the balance beam finals on Tuesday, a little over a week after stepping away from the meet to focus on her mental health.
1:37 p.m. Aug. 1, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Tokyo Olympics: High-jump friends elect to share gold medals over jump-offGianmarco Tamberi and Mutaz Barshim of Qatar agreed to the tie Sunday at the Tokyo Games in a competition settled not by clearing the top height but through a subtle nod.
12:28 p.m. Aug. 1, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Tokyo Olympics: Sprinter may seek asylum, says Belarus officials tried to force her to fly homeA Belarus track sprinter alleged her Olympic team tried to remove her from Japan in a dispute that led to a standoff Sunday evening at Tokyo’s main airport.
8:57 a.m. July 31, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Why did Simone Biles withdraw? Let’s look at why she’s at the Tokyo Olympics in the first placeTalk about pressure: she’s the only self-identified victim of Larry Nassar who is competing --- and that’s just one stressor weighing on her
8:54 a.m. July 31, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
‘We stand by Simone’: Sponsors Athleta, Visa, Uber support Simone Biles’ withdrawal from Tokyo Olympics eventsBrand partners praised the gymnast for standing up for her mental health.
2:20 a.m. July 30, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Olympic loss for tennis star Djokovic who loses to Germany's ZverevNovak Djokovic was attempting to become the first man to win all four Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic gold in the same year.
8:13 a.m. July 29, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
U.S. pole vaulter Sam Kendricks is the latest Olympic athlete testing positive for COVID-19Here’s a list of all the athletes who have withdrawn from the Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19
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