Vingegaard suffers broken collarbone after ‘terrible’ crash in Basque Country

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BARCELONA: Two-time Tour de France champion Jonas Vingegaard broke his collarbone and several ribs after a horror mass crash during stage four of the Tour of the Basque Country on Thursday. “It was a terrible fall but thankfully he is in a stable condition and conscious,” his team Visma-Lease a Bike reported on X. “Tests … Read more

Atletico’s Griezmann suffers ‘moderate’ ankle sprain

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MADRID: Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann is out injured after sustaining a “moderate” ankle sprain, the Spanish club said Wednesday. The French forward was hurt during Atletico’s 1-0 defeat by Inter Milan in the Champions League last 16 first leg clash Tuesday and Diego Simeone replaced him after 78 minutes. Spanish reports say the forward … Read more

US pushes for pause in Gaza as Israel suffers worst loss of soldiers

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DUBAI: On Jan. 11 South Africa asked the International Court of Justice at The Hague to rule on whether Israel’s ongoing military campaign in Gaza amounted to genocide. Israel responded by accusing the country of “functioning as the legal arm” of Hamas.  But South African support for the Palestinians is not a new phenomenon. For … Read more

UK PM Sunak suffers defeat in vote to delay Rwanda asylum treaty

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LONDON: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak suffered a setback to his plans to deport some asylum seekers to Rwanda after parliament’s upper house backed a largely symbolic motion to delay ratification of a treaty aimed at overcoming a legal block. Under the Rwanda plan, which has yet to be carried out, asylum seekers who arrive … Read more

Al-Rajhi suffers title-ending crash on marathon Dakar Rally 48-hour stage

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SHUBAYTAH: Carlos Sainz benefited from race leader Yazeed Al-Rajhi’s title-ending crash and Stephane Peterhansel breaking down in the desert, to take the provisional lead after the first part of the Dakar Rally sixth stage on Thursday. The stage is an unprecedented two-day marathon around Shubaytah — a 780km loop in the kingdom’s vast Empty Quarter … Read more

US aviation authority orders grounding of some Boeing 737 Max 9 jetliners after plane suffers a blowout

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Trump downplays Jan. 6 on the anniversary of the Capitol siege and calls jailed rioters ‘hostages’  NEWTON, Iowa: Former President Donald Trump, campaigning in Iowa Saturday, marked the third anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021 assault on the US Capitol by casting the migrant surge on the southern border as the “real” insurrection.Just over a … Read more