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Who needs a digital dollar?

Commentary / World Mar 31, 2021

Who needs a digital dollar?

by Barry Eichengreen

The idea of a digital dollar has been in the air for some time now. Recently, it descended from the ether to the lips of U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell. At an event in February, Yellen flagged the ...

Wizards' Rui Hachimura ties career high with 30 points in defeat

NBA Mar 31, 2021

Wizards' Rui Hachimura ties career high with 30 points in defeat

Rui Hachimura tied his career high with 30 points, while Russell Westbrook notched a 22-point triple-double, but it was not enough to deliver a win for the Washington Wizards as they fell 114-104 at home to the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday. Shooting 12 for 25 ...

Russian Paralympic chiefs resign in order to reinstate group

Paralympics Mar 31, 2021

Russian Paralympic chiefs resign in order to reinstate group

The president of Russia's Paralympic Committee, Vladimir Lukin, and other senior officials resigned Tuesday in line with requirements mandated by the international paralympic body stemming from a doping scandal. The International Paralympic Committee in 2016 suspended Russia following allegations the country had instituted a systemic ...

WTA urges players to get COVID-19 vaccine

Tennis Mar 31, 2021

WTA urges players to get COVID-19 vaccine

After players at the Miami Open expressed a reluctance to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the governing body for women's tennis said on Tuesday it would educate athletes and encourage them to get the shot. After fourth round wins on Monday, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina and Belarusian ...