Aug 24, 2016

Rio police expand scalping probe of Irish Olympic Council

The man named to head Ireland’s Olympic committee after its president was arrested in a ticket-scalping case during the Rio Games is also suspected of participating in the scheme but left Brazil before he could be questioned, police said Tuesday. Authorities said William O’Brien, ...

Liverpool, Everton, Chelsea advance in English League Cup

Aug 24, 2016

Liverpool, Everton, Chelsea advance in English League Cup

Watford and West Bromwich Albion were beaten by third-tier opposition in the English League Cup on Tuesday, while fellow Premier League sides Liverpool and Everton enjoyed big wins in the second round. Chelsea was pushed hard by third-tier Bristol Rovers before also advancing to ...

Rural governments taking unique tacks to engage women in workforce

Aug 24, 2016

Rural governments taking unique tacks to engage women in workforce

Beyond Japan’s big cities, unique approaches in workplace are taking place to promote female engagement in society, including by supporting women who are developing regional specialty products. Iwate Prefecture launched a project in fiscal 2015 to support women in the fields of dairy husbandry ...