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In Our 100th Anniversary Year, Reader’s Digest’s 24th Annual Trusted Brands Awards Celebrates The Brands And Personalities Hong Kong Trust The Most

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 July 2022 - The 2022 Trusted Brands survey results are in – and the time to celebrate has arrived. The independently-conducted Trusted Brands survey appears exclusiv...

Today in History: June 29, first trans-Pacific flight

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 29, the 180th day of 2022. There are 185 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June...

Police search Bahrain Victorious riders' homes ahead of Tour

BRUSSELS (AP) — Riders and staff from the Bahrain Victorious team had their homes searched by police before they left for the Tour de France, the cycling outfit said on Monday. Bahr...

Abandoned train tunnel in New Taipei set to be popular cycling route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An old railroad tunnel in New Taipei City will reopen this coming Sunday (July 3) after being closed for 37 years, but this time it will be used as a bike trail. New Ta...

Vonn urges athletes use platform for good 'especially today'

Lindsey Vonn used her induction speech into the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame on Friday to urge athletes to put their platform to good use, “especially today,” the day the Supreme Court ove...

Biden praises Wounded Warriors as the 'spine of America'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday welcomed members of Wounded Warriors Project to the White House for the annual solider ride, praising the current and former military service members ...

US coach makes dramatic rescue of artistic swimmer at worlds

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Andrea Fuentes prevented a tragedy at the swimming world championships with her quick reaction. The United States coach knew something was wrong when she saw...

Transgender athletes barred from international rugby league

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Transgender athletes will be barred from women’s international rugby league matches while the sport’s governing body formulates its inclusion policy. Two d...

World swimming bans transgender athletes from women's events

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday. FINA members widely adopted a ne...

New park in central Bangkok gives Thais needed green space

BANGKOK (AP) — Bursting with trees, ponds, plants and birdlife, a new inner-city park is delighting residents of Thailand’s bustling, congested capital. Every day, crowds visit Benjakitti Forest Park ...

Virus cases force leader, teams to leave Tour de Suisse race

GENEVA (AP) — An outbreak of COVID-19 cases caused chaos at the Tour de Suisse on Friday with the race leader, three teams and about 30 riders pulling out of the Tour de France warm-up. ...

Cycling sets stricter rules for transgender athletes

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Cycling’s governing body updated its eligibility rules for transgender athletes on Thursday with stricter limits that will force riders to wait longer before they can compete...

Young Taiwanese not keen to go carbon-neutral: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Younger Taiwanese appear lukewarm to the idea of a low-carbon lifestyle despite the government’s vision to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, according to a su...

India's female athletes contend with sexual harassment in sports

Last week, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) dismissed chief cycling coach R K Sharma after a female cyclist accused him of "inappropriate behavior" during a training tour of Slovenia. Th...

Former Giro champion Dumoulin to retire at end of season

BRUSSELS (AP) — Former Giro d'Italia champion Tom Dumoulin announced Friday that he will retire at the end of the season, saying the sacrifices he makes no longer bring the results he wants. ...