Feb 6, 2016

Science and technology plan

Hopefully the government's new five-year plan for science and technology plan will reverse a disturbing decrease in the quality and quantity of Japanese research.

IAAF probing doping allegations against Ma

Feb 6, 2016

IAAF probing doping allegations against Ma

The IAAF is investigating the authenticity of a two-decade-old letter published in Chinese media that suggests state-sanctioned doping in the 1990s, and casts doubt on the longstanding world records set by Wang Junxia in the women’s 3,000 and 10,000 meters. Wang’s records could be ...

Goodell backs Chargers, Raiders

Feb 6, 2016

Goodell backs Chargers, Raiders

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell pledged Friday “to do everything possible” to help teams in Oakland and San Diego work to get new stadiums in their current markets. “The league supports both of these teams, but we are working very hard with not only the ...

Feb 6, 2016

Louisville imposes postseason ban

The president of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men’s basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, a decision that stunned coach Rick Pitino. President James Ramsey said at a news conference that an investigation revealed violations did ...

Feb 6, 2016

Hiddink received offer in China

Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink revealed on Friday that he had been approached to manage in the Chinese Super League. Hiddink returned to Stamford Bridge for his second spell as Chelsea caretaker in December after Jose Mourinho was fired, but the veteran Dutch coach ...

Feb 6, 2016

Hahn moves ahead at Phoenix Open

James Hahn used a fast start and solid finish to edge one shot clear after Friday’s second round of the Phoenix Open at the TPC Scottsdale. Hahn fired a flawless 65 in ideal scoring conditions to post a 10-under total of 132. Bidding for ...

Apple now accepting banged-up iPhones for trade-in

Feb 6, 2016

Apple now accepting banged-up iPhones for trade-in

Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade. Until now, Apple offered credit to iPhone owners only if the device had an intact screen and working buttons. Apple hopes that with more leeway, applicable ...