Copa America chaos raises doubts over U.S. 2026 World Cup readiness

Fans of Colombia and Argentina the CONMEBOL Copa America 2024 Final match between Argentina and Colombia at Hard Rock Stadium on July 14, 2024 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  Maddie Meyer | Getty Images The Copa America soccer final between Argentina and Colombia on Sunday saw chaotic scenes at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami — … Read more

Paris 2024: Olympics new sports and events for Summer Games as breaking makes its debut | Olympics News

Paris 2024 will see the debut of breaking, with new disciplines introduced in other sports; Olympics is back in Europe for the first time since London 2012; baseball/softball and karate have been dropped for this year’s Summer Games Last Updated: 17/07/24 9:51pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Karam Singh will … Read more

Toyota May Return To F1 After 15-Year Hiatus In Partnership With Haas

Image: Toyota For eight lackluster seasons in Formula One, Japanese auto giant Toyota was getting its clock cleaned by almost everyone else on the grid. If rumors are to be believed, the manufacturer may be eyeing a comeback to the sport, using its Gazoo Racing arm in Germany to tie up with American team Haas. … Read more

Denver visitors spent a record $10 billion in 2023

Denver set new records in 2023 for both domestic visitors and money spent by those visitors — eclipsing $10 billion for the first time, it was announced Tuesday. Visit Denver, the city’s tourism sales and marketing agency, said last year’s visitor total of 37.4 million was a 3% bump over 2022. And the $10.3 billion … Read more

Bay, Iger to take controlling stake at $250 million value

Bob Iger, chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Co., and his wife attend Willow Bay the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 11, 2024 in Sun Valley, Idaho.  Kevork Djansezian | Getty Images Willow Bay and Bob Iger will take a controlling stake in Angel City Football Club, the world’s most valuable … Read more

Paris mayor finally swims in Seine to showcase cleanliness for Olympics – National

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo finally swam in the River Seine on Wednesday, fulfilling a promise to try to convince doubters that its waters will be clean enough to hold Olympic swimming events. Hidalgo took the plunge around 10 a.m. on a glorious summer’s day in Paris, with visitors crowding on nearby bridges to catch a … Read more

Cody Johnson sings anthem smoothly at All-Star Game a night after Ingris Andress’ panned rendition

ARLINGTON, Texas — Country music artist Cody Johnson performed the national anthem without a hitch before the All-Star Game in his home state of Texas, a night after a widely panned performance by Ingris Andress that led to an apology and an admission that she was drunk. Johnson walked toward the microphone between the mound … Read more

B.C.-made material to be used by Max Space, NASA for habitats on moon

A small West Coast company is helping astronauts return to the moon in 2026. ALUULA Composites has signed on to provide its durable, lightweight fabric to build space habitats. The Max Space inflatables can be transported in very small packages and then expanded to create a much larger workspace. Story continues below advertisement “Max Space … Read more

Who is Ingrid Andress, the country singer who performed the National Anthem at MLB Home Run Derby?

Country singer Ingrid Andress has gone viral for her widely panned performance of the national anthem at the 2024 MLB Home Run Derby at the Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. On Monday night, the four-time Grammy nominee belted an a cappella version of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” an incredibly challenging song to sing. Clips of … Read more

New Balance, WNBA sign multiyear partnership

Cameron Brink #22 of the Los Angeles Sparks plays defense against Bridget Carleton #6 of the Minnesota Lynx on June 5, 2024 at Arena in Los Angeles, California.  Juan Ocampo | National Basketball Association | Getty Images New Balance on Tuesday announced a multiyear deal with the WNBA, joining a growing roster of backers … Read more