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United wins in chaos; Bayern, Juventus, Chelsea do it easy

GENEVA (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s late winning goal capped a classic Manchester United comeback win in the Champions League on Wednesday. In a less chaotic manner, Bayern Munich and ...

FIFA drive for biennial World Cup stalls; no December vote

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA’s drive to get approval in December for holding World Cups every two years stalled Wednesday, one day after its president met with fierce resistance from European soccer leaders. ...

Russians to stay off work for a week as virus deaths rise

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered most Russians to stay off work for a week starting later this month amid rising COVID-19 infections and deaths, and he strongly urged reluct...

Many European states support UEFA in Super League legal case

GENEVA (AP) — More than half of the European Union member states have formally opposed soccer’s Super League project at the European Court of Justice, UEFA said Wednesday. Of the 27 ...

Quitting FIFA mulled in Europe to fight biennial World Cups

More than a dozen European nations are considering the option of last resort in the fight to prevent biennial World Cups: quitting FIFA, according to two people with knowledge of the talks. ...

UN: 10,000 children killed or maimed during Yemen's long war

GENEVA (AP) — More than 10,000 children in Yemen have been killed or injured in violence linked to years of war in the impoverished country, a spokesman for UNICEF said Tuesday. The...

Opinion: NATO-Russia rift is next level in Putin's escalation

In a mocking tone that has become a trademark of sorts for the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov suggested that "if urgent matters arise" the alliance should contact Moscow's embas...

U.S. concerned by possible Chinese, Russian uses of hypersonic weapons

Washington is concerned about hypersonic missile technology and its potential military applications by China and Russia, a U.S. arms control official said on Monday, after a media report that Beijing ...

ATP Schedule

H-hard, C-clay, G-grass Jan. 4-13 2021 — Antalya Open, HO (Alex de Minaur) Jan. 4-13 2021 — Delray Beach Open, HO (Hubert Hurkacz) Jan. 9-17 2021 ...

European court set to study soccer's homegrown player quotas

GENEVA (AP) — A second soccer legal case is heading to the European Court of Justice, after the referral of the Super League clubs’ dispute with UEFA. A judge in Belgium has asked th...

FIFA, Qatar team up with WHO for World Cup health promotion

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA and Qatari organizers of next year's World Cup teamed up with the World Health Organization on Monday to use soccer’s marquee event for promoting public health. Th...

PolyU receives staunch support from the Otto Poon Charitable Foundation for the establishment of the Smart Cities Research Institute and the Research Institute for Smart Energy

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 18 October 2021 - Thanks to a generous donation from the Otto Poon Charitable Foundation (the Foundation), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has establis...

China denies hypersonic missile launch amid US concerns

China said Monday it tested "a new spacecraft, not a missile" in August that could reach five times the speed of sound, contradicting a recent report in the Financial Times newspaper. Chine...

Coast Guard: 1,200-foot ship dragged California oil pipeline

Investigators believe a 1,200-foot (366-meter) cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, months before a leak from the line fouled t...

UN: Syria government, opposition to begin drafting charter

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's government and opposition in the war-torn country have agreed to start drafting constitutional reforms, the U.N. Syria envoy announced Sunday, a major step after a nine-month hia...