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SEA Games gold medal winner Lim Chee Wei has graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English Language Studies from Universiti Sains Malaysia.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee this week, hundreds of youngsters will compete in a uniquely American contest that has been likened to an intellectual extreme sport, involving one of the world's most tricky languages.
For Andriy Shevchenko, life is tough. He was born close to Chernobyl, where the nuclear nightmare erupted when he was nine. His family was safely evacuated, and he grew into a lad who could punch out opponents in the amateur boxing ring and more than punch his weight as a soccer striker.
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world of tournament Scrabble is split over whether to remove racial and anti-LGBT+ slurs from official dictionaries, as governing bodies debate the rules in light of the global Black Lives Matter protests.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As world soccer body FIFA faces pressure to reform in the wake of a global corruption scandal, several current and former media executives are raising questions about the transparency of the bidding process for U.S. radio broadcasting rights to the World Cup.
MOSCOW — A few English men surveyed the scene in Moscow’s World Cup fan zone, a pedestrian street lined with bars. In the deepening twilight on a recent evening, the streetlights twinkled on. Russian women turned up, wanting to practice English. In the balmy air, small droplets of condensation formed on glasses of chilled beer.
LONDON (Reuters) - Fifty years ago Martin Luther King departed from a prepared speech to electrify and exalt a quarter of a million people packed into Washington by inviting them to share his dream of a nation in which all men and women would finally be equal regardless of colour.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 organisers held an earthquake drill on Thursday at Ariake Gymnastics Centre, a newly built venue for next year’s Olympics, to test their readiness should a disaster strike during the Games.