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Global survey says sports execs oppose esports in Olympics

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

A global survey of sports industry executives shows 57 percent oppose Olympic status for video gaming. Audit firm PwC says more than 400 sports industry professionals from 42...
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10 famous and expensive structures around the world that are now abandoned

10 famous and expensive structures around the world that are now abandoned

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Some of the most expensive structures ever built now sit empty. A luxury resort in Croatia , Olympic venues in Brazil , and an airport in Greece are just a few of these pricey...
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How Kylie Jenner has changed throughout every season of 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'

How Kylie Jenner has changed throughout every season of 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

When " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " debuted on our screens in 2007, most of the Kardashian-Jenner family members were unknown, with the most famous member being Caitlyn...
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Michael Phelps is speaking up about mental health issues - here's his advice for anyone who is struggling

Michael Phelps is speaking up about mental health issues - here's his advice for anyone who is struggling

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Since retiring from Olympic competition, Michael Phelps has dedicated his time to promoting mental health awareness, water conservation efforts, and water safety for kids. He...
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28 celebrities who had some of the shortest runs on 'Dancing with the Stars'

28 celebrities who had some of the shortest runs on 'Dancing with the Stars'

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

It doesn't always pay to be first. Just ask all the contestants who have had the unfortunate distinction of being the first eliminated from the ballroom on the hit ABC reality...
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IOC signs insurer Allianz as Olympic sponsor from 2021-28

7 days ago   |   Miami Herald

The IOC says insurance company Allianz signed as a worldwide sponsor from 2021 through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. The value of the deal, which includes becoming a partner of...
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Thiago Alves on fighting Alexey Kunchenko at UFC Moscow: Hopefully USADA worked

10 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

MOSCOW - Alexey Kunchenko is one of many fighters getting UFC shine with the promotion new alliance with former rival M-1 Global. In exchange for helping the UFC get into...
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Calgary 2026 bid ball bounces to province, feds ahead of plebiscite

12 days ago   |   National Post

CALGARY - The Canadian government supports a Calgary bid for the 2026 Winter Games should the city go ahead. It has said so via the federal sports minister and social...
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A Dubai-based retailer is reportedly gearing up to build the world's largest indoor ski resort in China

A Dubai-based retailer is reportedly gearing up to build the world's largest indoor ski resort in China

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

China is building the world's largest indoor ski resort in Shanghai. The one milion square-foot project will have three different ski slopes and offer 25 non-skiing...
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Calgarians anticipate details on a possible 2026 Winter Games bid

14 days ago   |   National Post

CALGARY - Calgarians will get a detailed look at how the city could host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games when a draft plan is presented to city council Tuesday. Capital...
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Versace fans are terrified that a $2 billion deal with Michael Kors will...

Versace fans are terrified that a $2 billion deal with Michael Kors will 'kill' the fashion brand. Here's what the companies say will actually change

Michael Kors is buying Versace in a $2.12 billion deal, the companies announced on Tuesday. Many fans expressed concern that the deal would be the death of Versace's reputation... Read more ...

Arby's parent company is acquiring American fast-food icon Sonic in a $2.3...

Arby's parent company is acquiring American fast-food icon Sonic in a $2.3 billion deal. We recently visited the burger chain for the first time - here's what it's like to eat there

Sonic is an American fast-food institution. On Tuesday, Arby's parent company Inspire Brands announced it would be acquiring Sonic in a $2.3 billion deal. While the Oklahoma... Read more ...

Protesters heckled Ted Cruz and his wife out of a DC restaurant, and Beto...

Protesters heckled Ted Cruz and his wife out of a DC restaurant, and Beto O'Rourke has come to his opponent's defense

Rep. Beto O'Rourke defended Sen. Ted Cruz after protesters forced Cruz and his wife, Heidi Cruz, out of a Washington, DC restaurant on Monday. Protesters opposed to Brett... Read more ...

Dunkin' Donuts is dropping the 'Donuts' from its name, despite the fact it...

Dunkin' Donuts is dropping the 'Donuts' from its name, despite the fact it helped invent the word 'donut'

Dunkin' Donuts announced on Tuesday that it is officially dropping the "Donuts" from its name. The chain was crucial to the popularization of the word "donut" over "doughnut... Read more ...

Santander poaches UBS investment bank chief Andrea Orcel as new CEO

Santander poaches UBS investment bank chief Andrea Orcel as new CEO

UBS investment banking head Andrea Orcel has been appointed the new group CEO of Santander. Orcel, a nine-year veteran of Switzerland's largest bank, will join Santander from... Read more ...

'You can kiss the midterms goodbye': Republicans fear for their election...

'You can kiss the midterms goodbye': Republicans fear for their election fate if Democrats defeat Brett Kavanaugh

Republicans fear that a failure to confirm Supreme Court nominee Mitch McConnell could hurt their chances of keeping House and Senate majorities in the midterm... Read more ...

Michael Kors agrees to buy Versace

Michael Kors agrees to buy Versace

Michael Kors has agreed to buy the Italian designer Versace in a deal that has an enterprise value of 1.83 billion euros. The global fashion luxury group also announced it will... Read more ...

Facebook has started hemorrhaging key executives, and the timing couldn't be...

Facebook has started hemorrhaging key executives, and the timing couldn't be worse

Facebook has lost six key executives over the past year, following the departure of Instagram cofounders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. It means CEO Mark Zuckerberg is... Read more ...

China says the US has 'a knife to its neck' over trade talks

China says the US has 'a knife to its neck' over trade talks

A senior Chinese official has described dealing with the United States on trade as akin to negotiating with “a knife to China's neck”. The remark follows a string of... Read more ...

Labour officially says it will vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal

Labour officially says it will vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal

Labour is officially planning to vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal. The party will vote against the deal if it doesn't meet Labour's six Brexit tests "no ifs, no buts... Read more ...