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  • Pinoy rules world online rapid chess

    FIDE Master Sander Severino, defying odds all his life, escaped a power outage and upended a tough multi-titled opponent in Igor Yarmonov of Ukraine for a historic triumph in the International Physically Disabled Chess Association (IPCA) World Online Chess Rapid Championship Wednesday night.
  • America trying to 'rule the world', says Russian spy chief

    In an exclusive interview the head of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service discusses the growing tension with the West.
  • Rendez-vous redux, Lomu v Catt and when Norway ruled the world

    Plus: Arnold Palmer’s US Open charge at Cherry Hills, triple jump joy, Moeen magic and more speed thrills 1) Claude Lelouch’s 1976 single-take short C’etait un rendez-vous is a speed-freak favourite, chronicling a pigeon-scattering, traffic-light ignoring dawn drive through Paris. Lelouch has returned behind the camera for a new version, with less mystique, F1 driver Charles Leclerc at the wheel, Ferrari, face coverings, elbow bumps and even Albert II, Prince of Monaco, on board. Stick with the...

    the Guardian
  • ‘America’s Got Talent’ Rules Tuesday, ‘World Of Dance’ Holds Steady

    NBC topped Tuesday night with America’s Got Talent leading ratings. The reality competition dipped a tenth from last week, but still manage to continue its reign on Tuesday night delivering a 1.2 in the adults 18-49 demographic and netting 8.34 million viewers. World of Dance popped and locked its way to second place holding steady with a 0.8 [