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Caster Semenya case reignites debate over testosterone’s impact on athletic ability

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Olympic runner Caster Semenya's battle against rules that would require women to lower naturally elevated testosterone levels in order to compete has reignited debates over how much the hormone can enhance athletic ability. 

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, owner of NFL’s Seahawks and NBA’s Blazers, dead at 65

Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Microsoft's co-founder Paul Allen, who had been suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer, died at 65 on Monday, his family said.

American World Cup fans in Russia should be wary of hackers, U.S. official says

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

The head of the U.S. counterintelligence and security centre says corporate and government officials are most at risk, but anyone's mobile device could be targeted.

6 Canadian women’s soccer players removed from FIFA 16 video game

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Six players from Canada's national women's soccer team will be removed from the new FIFA 16 video game days ahead of its general release, following a dispute with the NCAA.

Climate change threatens future Winter Olympics venues

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Memorable host cities for the Winter Olympics wouldn’t have a snowball’s chance of reliably hosting a Games in the next few decades amid climate change, according to a new report.