Between French Guiana and Brazil, an uncontrollable border (2/4)

Issued on: 06/17/2022 – 11:59 13:00 REPORTERS © FRANCE 24 Every day, nearly 3,000 dugout canoes cross the Oyapock River, which serves as a natural demarcation in South America between Brazil and French Guiana. The river’s banks are the scene of trafficking, illegal immigration and unlawful gold panning. Locals play cat and mouse with the … Read more

Swimming Australia hits out over trans billboard from conservative activist group Advance

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Taryn Gollshewsky wins gold in discus at 2022 Athletics National Championships, after miraculous comeback

Only 10 months ago, discus thrower Taryn Gollshewsky’s Olympic dream was shattered when she broke her leg playing soccer in the lead up to Tokyo. Key points: Bundaberg’s Taryn Gollshewsky has won gold for discus at the 2022 Australian Althetics Championships in Sydney It comes less than a year after the 29-year-old broke her leg … Read more

Australia’s Minjee Lee shares lead after first round of season-opening major in California

Australia’s Minjee Lee has lived up to her pre-tournament billing by sharing the lead after her opening round of the year’s first women’s golf major in California. Key points: Lee shot a 6-under-par 66 to be co-leader alongside Jennifer Kupcho Fellow Australian Gabriela Ruffels was two shots back in a tie for fourth Hannah Green … Read more

Australian Minjee Lee shares second place at LPGA Tour’s Women’s World Championship

Australia’s Minjee Lee produced a barnstorming finish to claim a share of second place in the LPGA Tour’s Women’s World Championship in Singapore. Key points: Lee sank 11 birdies alongside two bogeys in her final round She shared second place with In Gee Chun on 15-under Jin Young Ko carded a 6-under 66 to clinch … Read more

Ukrainian athletes call for peace after medal haul on day one of Beijing Winter Paralympics

Ukraine’s athletes put a difficult week behind them as they clinched seven medals — including three golds in biathlon — on an emotional first day at the Beijing Winter Paralympics. Key points: Gold medalist Grygorii Vovchynskyi says it was emotionally difficult to compete at the Games Vitalii Lukianenko called on Ukrainians to “be strong” Oksana … Read more

LA-Based Designer Debuts Pokémon Day Necklace

In partnership with NTWRK, LA-based designer ONCH designed a gold-plated Pikachu necklace in honor of National Pokémon Day. The necklaces are handmade in LA and are limited to 300 pieces. Image: NTWRK In honor of National Pokémon Day on February 27, LA-based designer ONCH released a gold Pikachu necklace in partnership with livestream shopping app … Read more

Dozens killed in explosion at gold mine in southwest Burkina Faso

Issued on: 02/21/2022 – 23:45 About 60 people were killed and dozens more wounded on Monday in an explosion at an informal gold mining site in southwest Burkina Faso, state television reported, citing local officials. The blast, at a makeshift gold-panning site at Gomgombiro in the southwest of the country happened when a stock of … Read more

When they knew: The emotional reactions in winning moments | Winter Olympics 2022 | NBC Sports – NBC Sports

When they knew: The emotional reactions in winning moments | Winter Olympics 2022 | NBC SportsNBC Sports Eileen Gu and Kamila Valieva became the teenage faces of Beijing 2022 under wildly contrasting circumstancesCNN Minnesota didn’t take over the world at these Olympics, our reminder of how hard this all isMinneapolis Star Tribune AP PHOTOS: No … Read more