Year: 2019

Casey (66) claims European Open for first Euro Tour win in five years

Ryder Cup star Paul Casey carded a 6-under 66 to win the European Open by one shot on Sunday for his first European Tour title in five years. Casey started the day a stroke behind overnight leaders Bernd Ritthammer and Robert MacIntyre and held his nerve with a bogey-free round to claim his 14th European […]

Post-Gym Muscle Pain? Protein Shakes Not The Answer

Protein shakes have long been touted as a gym bag essential, consumed by gym-goers in an effort to boost muscle recovery and minimise post-workout muscle soreness, but they may not be the most effective way to relieve aching muscles, a new study suggests. The researchers have found that neither whey-protein based shakes nor milk-based formulas […]

British Airways pilots strike grounds 1,700 flights in latest blow to airline

Nearly all British Airways (BA) flights were grounded by its first ever pilots strike on Monday, disrupting the travel plans of thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay. The action by British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) members forced BA, part of International Airlines Group (IAG), to cancel 1,700 flights to and from London’s Heathrow […]

Nvidia rumored to be prepping a GTX 1660 Super

The sub-$300 graphics card market could get more crowded, as fresh rumors indicate that in an attempt to get in before AMD’s lower-end Navi cards, Nvidia may be planning a Super refresh for the GTX 1660. There’s also talk of a GTX 1650 Ti, which would give Nvidia another weapon in which to battle AMD’s […]

Sudanese tribes sign peace deal after deadly clashes in Port Sudan

Representatives of the Beni Amer and Nuba tribes in Sudan’s Red Sea state signed a reconciliation deal on Sunday under pressure from the country’s most prominent military commander after clashes that triggered a state of emergency and left at least 16 dead last month. Sudan is embarking on a three-year transition after the overthrow of […]

Mertens, Sabalenka win U.S. Open doubles title

Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka are both focused on their promising singles careers. But if they’re going to play doubles, they may as well win a Grand Slam tournament. Mertens and Sabalenka defeated Victoria Azarenka and Ash Barty 7-5, 7-5 on Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium to win the U.S. Open women’s doubles championship. Mertens […]

Blood Pressure Issues? Try Hot Yoga

Researchers have found that taking hot yoga classes lowered the blood pressure of adults with elevated or stage 1 hypertension. While there is evidence of regular, room-temperature yoga’s positive effect on blood pressure, little is known about hot yoga’s potential impact on blood pressure, said researchers who presented the study at Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions […]

Ahold’s CFO to leave company in 2020

Ahold Delhaize (AD.AS), the Dutch-American supermarket operator, said on Monday its chief financial officer will leave the company when his term expires in April 2020. Jeff Carr has served as CFO at Ahold, the largest supermarket operator on the U.S. East Coast, since 2011. He has informed the board he will not seek a third […]

Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments

Google on Friday announced a new health care and medicines policy that bans advertising for “unproven or experimental medical techniques,” which it says contains most stem cell, cellular and gene therapies. A blog post from Google policy adviser Adrienne Biddings said the company will prohibit ads selling treatments “that have no established biomedical or scientific […]

Typhoon kills 5 in North Korea, 3 in South Korea

One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula has left five people dead and three injured in North Korea, state media reported Sunday, in its first public announcement of casualties since the storm made landfall in the country a day earlier. Before reaching North Korea, Typhoon Lingling hit South Korea, killing […]