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Ex-rowing partner hails ‘next level’ impact of Glover’s Olympic return

Among those willing on Helen Glover and Polly Swann as they finished fourth in the Olympic women’s pairs rowing, few were more tense than Heather Stanning, Glover’s former gold medal-winning

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Children who eat more ultra-processed food gain weight more quickly, study suggests

Children who eat more ultra-processed food are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults, a new 17-year study of more than 9,000 British children born in the 1990s

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Chinese antitrust regulator blocks Tencent’s $5.3 bln video games merger

China’s market regulator on Saturday said it would block Tencent Holdings Ltd’s (0700.HK) plan to merge the country’s top two videogame streaming sites, Huya (HUYA.N) and DouYu , on antitrust

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Google TV update adds option to manually clear out ‘Continue watching’ row

Google TV, the new smart TV interface that debuted on Google’s most recent Chromecast, appears to be getting a small but important tweak for its “Continue watching” row. Over on

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Young boy writes heart-warming note to favourite teacher inviting him to the pub

An eight-year-old boy has written a heart-warming note to his favourite teacher on his last day at the youngster’s school – and invited him to the pub ‘one day’ An

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US rugby sevens coach frustrated despite win over ‘pretty average’ Japan

Chris Brown sounded keen to return to the dressing room and admonish his players, which felt a little incongruous since his team had just won their second match of the

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Garlic facts and history: The truth about vampires and health benefits

For thousands of years, we’ve used one vegetable as a spice to flavor our toast, treat ear infections and ward off vampires: garlic. Garlic is the edible bulb of a

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Britain carves out exemption for gold clearing banks from Basel III rule

Banks clearing gold trades in London can apply for an exemption from tighter capital rules due in January 2022, a British regulator said on Friday, removing what some said was

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The new RadRover is Rad Power Bikes’ first e-bike with an integrated battery

The RadRover, Rad Power Bikes’ flagship electric bike, is getting another major upgrade. The bike will be the first from the Seattle-based company to feature a semi-integrated battery. And when

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British Columbia coastal cleaning crew finds 9-year-old message in a bottle

A British Columbia crew cleaning up plastic waste on the coast found a message in a bottle tossed into the ocean by a Washington state teenager nine years earlier. Jeff

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