The top two vote-getters in this year's NBA Rookie of the Year voting, Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball and Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards, were both unanimous selections for this year's All-Rookie First Team. The NBA announced both rookie teams before Thursday night's Game 6 between the Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
UEFA officials are set to be allowed to enter England for the Euro 2020 finals at Wembley without following coronavirus guidelines. Under current UK guidelines, travellers arriving from ‘amber’ and ‘red-list’ countries must quarantine upon arrival for 10 days. The semi-finals of Euro 2020 will be on July 6 and 7, and the finals on July 11.
A ‘Summer of Fun’ to support children and young people take part in a range of sporting, cultural and play based activities has been announced. Launching the £5m Summer of Fun project at Romilly Park in the Vale of Glamorgan, Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan said it was important to look at the full range of our children and young people’s needs and embed social and emotional wellbeing in the pandemic recovery.
Some North Wales county councils could see a change in the number of councillors from next week after the first review of council boundaries for 25 years. Any changes are set to be announced by the Welsh Minister for finance and local government from June 21. This means council wards and boundaries in North Wales could be amended due to demographics or shifts in population, seeing some councils losing councillors and others gain.
A life-saving project to provide access to hundreds of defibrillators across North Wales and teach people how to respond to a cardiac arrest has been hailed a success. In the last three years more than 500 new community public access defibrillators (CPAD) have been made available, while 315 more have been reinstated – including one in every secondary school in the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board area.
'This is getting awkward': Tom Hawkins' daughter is OBSESSED with one of the AFL star's biggest rivals
The 18-month-old daughter of the AFL star loves a Marcus Bontempelli plush doll Bontempelli of the Western Bulldogs is a fierce rival of Hawkins' Geelong Cats Hawkins' wife Emma said the household was 'awks' due to her daughter's doll Hawkins found it tough away from his family during 2020's AFL Covid bubble
Pregnant Gal Gadot dresses for comfort amid LA heatwave as she runs errands in sleeveless black jumpsuit
She's expecting her third child - and third daughter. And on Thursday, Gal Gadot dressed for comfort as a heatwave gripped Los Angeles. The Israeli actress, 36, opted for a black sleeveless jumpsuit that revealed her burgeoning baby bump. The Wonder Woman star stepped out in leather slides and wore her long hair in a ponytail.
MELBOURNE, June 18 (Reuters) - Oil prices fell for a second consecutive day on Friday as the U.S. dollar soared on the prospect of interest rate hikes in the United States, but were nevertheless on track to finish the week flat - only slightly off multi-year highs.
"As the world moved toward remote work in 2020, surveillance and risk management took on greater importance for capital markets firms. As such, the judges were most impressed with Eventus' new automation tools so clients can streamline various mundane and repetitive tasks," said Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor for WatersTechnology.
Brazil scored early in their Copa America tie with Peru on Thursday before adding three more in a comfortable second half to run out 4-0 winners. The result means Brazil, reigning champions, are the first team in the tournament to win both their first games, and immediately go to the top of Group B, two points ahead of Colombia, who drew 0-0 with Venezuela earlier in the day.
Jordan is racing against time to save a tiny rare fish from extinction as falling water levels partly triggered by global warming threaten to dry up its last habitat. The Dead Sea toothcarp -- scientific name Aphanius dispar richardsoni -- has been on the red list of the International Union for Conversation of Nature since 2014.
A crucial hydroelectric plant in California is expected to shut down for the first time in 50 years as water levels in the area continue to decrease. The power plant was first opened in 1967 If the level continues to drop at its current rate, the plant will have to shut down in about two to three months, a time frame that coincides with the peak of wildfire season, CNN noted.
The actor is known for playing villains Billy Murray made his name as a villain on The Bill and EastEnders, but even his first step onto the acting ladder had him rubbing shoulder with criminals. When Billy, who went on to play Don Beech on The Bill and Johnny Allen on EastEnders, was growing up in East London, he boxed for West Ham Boxing Club, then owned by the notorious Kray twins.
TAIPEI, June 18 (Reuters) - Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of Taiwan's Foxconn (2317.TW), asked for government permission on Friday to negotiate with a Chinese company for the purchase of BioNTech SE (22UAy.DE) COVID-19 vaccines to help address the island's shortage of shots.
(Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met with Mexican finance minister Arturo Herrera in Washington on Thursday, stressing the importance of securing support from the Group of 20 major economies for a proposed global minimum tax, the Treasury Department said in a statement. Yellen also affirmed the Treasury's commitment to deepen cooperation with Mexico on illicit finance and to work together to address root causes of migration from northern Central America, it said.
NINGBO, China, June 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Energy Major Sinopec's first BIPV (building integrated photovoltaic) carbon-neutral gas station commenced operations at Liuhua gas station, Baise, Guangxi, China. Solis had carried out an in-depth survey with Sinopec in July 2020 to transform the high power 255kW inverter into an integral part of the project.
Long-format batting involves getting your eye in, because one mistake can send a batter back to the hut. Getting your eye in refers to the vulnerable period at the start of an innings when the batter is acclimating to conditions, aiming to settle in and then gather runs.
Police confirmed they are "dealing with an incident" An ongoing police incident has forced an M6 services to close its petrol station in the early hours of this morning, Friday July 16. Shortly after 1.20am, Lancashire police confirmed they are "dealing with an incident" at the Charnock Richard Services, between Preston and Wigan.
PRINCE WILLIAM is "sick of all the drama" surrounding Prince Harry, a royal source has claimed. The once close Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex now share a strained relationship, following Harry’s decision to step down as a senior royal. The rift has been exacerbated after Harry unleashed a barrage of “truth bombs” against the Royal Family, including accusations of “total neglect” when asking for help with mental health problems.
Brazil extended their winning run to nine games and made it two victories from two matches to start the Copa America with a 4-0 triumph over Peru on Thursday. Alex Sandro fired defending champions Brazil ahead early before star team-mate Neymar added the second goal in the 68th minute, marking the fourth consecutive match he has scored for the Selecao.
Neymar was at the centre of defending champions Brazil's crushing win against Peru on matchday two. S. America WC Qual. CONMEBOL suspend March World Cup qualifiers! 3 months ago 1,7k There will be no South America World Cup qualifiers in March, CONMEBOL announced that the double matchday scheduled for March has been postponed.
Dani Alves has been included with Neymar absent as Brazil named an 18-player squad to defend their gold medal at the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Brazil's Olympics head coach Andre Jardine confirmed the squad on Thursday, with 38-year-old Sao Paulo full-back Alves one of three over-age players, along with Sevilla's Diego Carlos and Athletico PR goalkeeper Santos.
Belgium and the Netherlands joined Italy in booking their place in the knockout stages of Euro 2020 with victories over Denmark and Austria respectively. The world's top-ranked side Belgium had to bounce back from a goal down to beat an inspired Denmark, with both teams paying tribute to Christian Eriksen after 10 minutes as the midfielder continues his recovery from a cardiac arrest.