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October 9, 2018 10:17 PM Canada might have to rescue the Winter Olympics

Not to put too much pressure on Canada, especially given the current state of the neighbours, but it may be up to us to save the Olympics. Not the movement itself, of course. There are lots of Canadians like Beckie Scott and Dick Pound and others who are fighting the good fight on existential underpinnings like doping. And thank goodness for them. But for the moment 8

October 1, 2018 11:40 PM Patrick Reed goes off on Spieth, Furyk in Ryder Cup vent

NEW YORK—Patrick Reed blames Jordan Spieth for them not playing together at the Ryder Cup and told The New York Times that U.S. captain Jim Furyk was not smart to sit him out twice. Europe won the Ryder Cup 17 1/2-10 1/2 at Le Golf National outside Paris. Europe now has won nine of the last 12 times, and it was the third time in its last five victories 12

August 23, 2018 6:02 PM Migrant tailors stitch together new lives in Italy

Doumbia said he fled ethnic tensions in Ivory Coast only to realize that the countries to which he had fled — Mali, Algeria and then Libya — were also dangerous. He undertook the risky sea crossing in a rubber dinghy, arriving in Italy in 2016. He received papers allowing him to work while he awaits a response on his asylum request. Bakary Bamba was also born and raised 12

August 20, 2018 4:35 PM Gold investors ‘give up hope’ as biggest short in history builds

While investors in the world’s largest ETF market have pulled $1.4 billion (U.S.) from gold-backed funds this year, it’s a different story for non-dollar-based buyers in the rest of the world. In Europe, gold ETFs have added $1.3 billion since January, led by the X-Trackers Physical Gold product, which has more than tripled in size. Money managers across 18

August 20, 2018 3:39 PM Ronaldo, Modric and Salah shortlisted for UEFA’s best player award

NYON, SWITZERLAND—The UEFA award for the best Europe-based player last season won’t be won by a World Cup champion from France. Instead, three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo was joined Monday by former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah on a shortlist selected by Champions League coaches and invited journalists across 24

August 16, 2018 5:52 PM Eastern Canadian LNG project wins buyers in shadow of western rival

Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s giant liquefied natural gas project in western Canada may be grabbing the headlines, but a smaller rival in the east is busy lining up another customer from Europe. Pieridae Energy is negotiating a binding agreement to supply LNG from its proposed Goldboro project in Nova Scotia to Axpo Holding AG, an energy company in Switzerland 18

August 16, 2018 3:53 PM A new era for international tennis as Davis Cup gets extreme makeover

Grand Slam federations were split on the vote: France and the United States voted for it, while Australia and Britain voted against it. Those countries held the most power, with 12 votes each in the ITF’s weighted system. Many countries did not make their final decisions until the days and even hours before Thursday’s vote. The Lawn Tennis Association 12

August 15, 2018 2:43 PM South Korea’s president wants transportation links with North as first step toward economic integration

That in turn could pave the way for an East Asian Railroad Community, encompassing six Northeast Asian countries and the United States, he said. Although he did not specify the countries, it is likely to mean both Koreas, China, Russia, Japan and Mongolia. “The Community will expand the horizon of the Korean economy to the northern part of the continent 12

August 13, 2018 2:06 AM India prepares to fight hate speech in world’s biggest election

Holding elections in world’s second most populous country is a complex and daunting task. The Election Commission has already begun preparations on logistic and security arrangements in the country of 1.3 billion, scheduled to elect their new federal government in April and May 2019. About 875 million voters are eligible to cast their votes, or more than the combined 19

August 10, 2018 1:34 PM Turkey’s currency nosedives on economic concerns, U.S. dispute

Erdogan on Thursday portrayed the currency drop as a “campaign” to harm Turkey and called on the people not to worry. “If they have their dollar, we have the people, we have Allah,” he said. Last week, he called on Turks to convert their foreign currency and gold into Turkish lira to help the currency. Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak — who is Erdogan’s 17