Cycling: Hoogland storms to track cycling world time trial gold

ROUBAIX, FRANCE (AFP) – Jeffrey Hoogland’s sizzling 58.418sec ride won gold in the men’s 1km time-trial at the track cycling world championships on Friday (Oct 22). At a packed Roubaix indoor stadium, the Dutchman was over a second faster than 23-year-old Nicholas Paul of Trinidad, who also rode a sub one minute 59.791sec, only to... » read more

Football: IOC has ‘concerns’ over Fifa’s biennial World Cup plan

LAUSANNE (AFP) – The International Olympic Committee on Saturday (Oct 16) hit out at Fifa’s controversial plans to hold the men’s football World Cup every two years, expressing concerns on the impact it could have on other sports. The project, which has the backing of former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger who now works for Fifa,... » read more

Athletics: World Championships bronze medallist Tirop found stabbed to death

KENYA (REUTERS, AFP) – Long-distance runner Agnes Tirop, Kenya’s two-time World Championship bronze medallist, was found stabbed to death at her home, Athletics Kenya said on Wednesday (Oct 13). The 25-year-old represented Kenya in the 5,000m event at the Tokyo Olympics and finished fourth in the finals after clocking 14:39.62. She was found dead at... » read more

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Set for Spain with Eyes on the Prize
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Set for Spain with Eyes on the Prize

TOKYO, Oct 8, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team takes on the penultimate round of the 2021 FIA World Rally Championship – the Rally de Espana on October 15-17 – with the opportunity for both the manufacturers’ and drivers’ titles to be clinched on fast and flowing... » read more

Babylon Project 2.0: World Blockchain Hackathon in the Metaverse
Babylon Project 2.0: World Blockchain Hackathon in the Metaverse

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Oct 8, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The World Blockchain Hackathon returns this month with Babylon Project 2.0, its second annual virtual hackathon, focusing on the decentralized web. , will be held in an interactive web-based virtual world, a metaverse experience with panels and development on CBDC, NFT, DeFI, DAO,... » read more

Fujitsu Unveils New Global Business Brand Fujitsu Uvance to Create Sustainable World, Resolve Social Issues Through Digital Innovation
Fujitsu Unveils New Global Business Brand Fujitsu Uvance to Create Sustainable World, Resolve Social Issues Through Digital Innovation

TOKYO, Oct 7, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu today unveiled Fujitsu Uvance a new global business brand delivering a transformation portfolio for a sustainable world. Fujitsu Uvance will leverage Fujitsu’s technological capabilities and problem-solving expertise across seven key focus areas to offer unprecedented value to customers, while contributing to the achievement of... » read more

Football: Wenger criticises ’emotional’ response to biennial World Cup plan

LONDON (AFP) – Arsene Wenger has criticised the “emotional” response to his controversial proposal to hold the World Cup every two years. Former Arsenal manager Wenger, now working as Fifa’s head of global development, caused dismay in many quarters by suggesting the World Cup should be played more often. The tournament is currently held every... » read more

Honda: Toni Bou Wins 15th Consecutive FIM Trial World Championship Title
Honda: Toni Bou Wins 15th Consecutive FIM Trial World Championship Title

TOKYO, Sep 20, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – HRC (Honda Racing Corporation) contract rider and Honda factory team(1) (Repsol Honda Team) rider Toni Bou has won the 2021 FIM(2) Trial World Championship. He has clinched his 15th consecutive title by winning the final round in Portugal, held on September 18. Toni Bou (Portuguese... » read more

Honda: Takahisa Fujinami to End 26-Year Trial World Championship Career
Honda: Takahisa Fujinami to End 26-Year Trial World Championship Career

TOKYO, Sep 15, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda announced that Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) contract rider Takahisa Fujinami (Repsol Honda Team), the first Japanese rider to win the FIM* Trial World Championship in 2004, will be retiring from the championship at the end of this season. Honda is truly grateful for all... » read more