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Biker wins first France to China ‘Solar bike’ race

2 months, 11 days ago
A Belgian cyclist rode 12,000 kilometers from the French city of Lyon to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou in just 49 days to win an inaugural solar-powered electric bike race aimed at promoting renewable energy. Raf van Hulle's…

Fashion and sport brands clash in luxury sneakers race

4 months, 25 days ago
MILAN: What do you get when luxury fashion meets sport? $10,000 sneakers. High-end brands such as Kering’s Gucci, Prada and Balenciaga are increasingly looking to sneakers for growth, putting them in direct competition with sportswear…

At least eight dead in shooting at Texas high school

5 months ago
AUSTIN: At least eight people were killed on Friday in a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, a local sheriff said, with one person in custody and a second detained. The incident was the latest in a long series of deadly…

Nawaz says another case on the anvil to oust him from elections

7 months, 14 days ago
GUJRAT: Deposed prime minister and president Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said another case was on the anvil against him to completely oust him from the race for the elections. " Attendance of such a gigantic…

More than 2,000 drugs now in cancer immunotherapy race

10 months, 10 days ago
LONDON: The race to develop new immunotherapy treatments against cancer has sparked an unprecedented explosion in the oncology drug pipeline, with more than 2,000 immune system-boosting agents now in development. The result is a scramble…

Rap mogul Jay-Z leads Grammys race with eight nods

10 months, 20 days ago
NEW YORK: Jay-Z led Grammy nominations Tuesday with eight nods, followed closely by fellow rapper Kendrick Lamar with seven, in a striking embrace of hip-hop for the music industry's top prizes. Jay-Z, who had never before been nominated…

Biotech firms race to recruit good bugs in war on cancer

11 months, 4 days ago
Biotech companies are competing to develop medicines using “bugs as drugs” to fight cancer, building on the latest scientific findings that patients with high levels of good gut bacteria are more likely to respond to modern immunotherapy.…

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

1 year, 10 days ago
DARWIN: An epic 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) solar car race across the desert heart of Australia designed to showcase new technology that could one day help develop commercial vehicles got underway on Sunday. The World Solar Challenge,…