Over half of players at Euros, AFCON finals abused online

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More than half of all players at the finals of last year’s European Championship and Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) were subjected to some form of discriminatory abuse online, a report published by global soccer governing body FIFA has revealed. The independent report used artificial intelligence to track over 400,000 posts on social media platforms during the semi-final and final stages of the two competitions and found the majority of abuse to be homophobic (40 percent) and racist (38 percent). It added that much of the abuse came from players’ home nations and took place before, during and a… Read More “Over half of players at Euros, AFCON finals abused online”

Brandon Aiyuk Uses 1 Word To Describe Trey Lance: Fans React

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By Daniel Bates There are plenty of questions surrounding 49ers quarterback Trey Lance going into year two. But former first-round pick Brandon Aiyuk has no doubts about the young QB’s ability to lead the team. Going as far as calling Lance “special.” “I’ve seen a whole lot from him, especially since we’ve started this offseason program, how much he’s grown, just seeing him throw the football, leading the locker room, connecting with guys. Yeah, we have a special quarterback.” Fans reacted to Aiyuk’s remarks over the weekend. “B.A. support’n Trey with encouraging words…” said one Niners fan. “… Read More “Brandon Aiyuk Uses 1 Word To Describe Trey Lance: Fans React”

Comedians should be allowed to joke about anything, insists Rowan Atkinson

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Rowan Atkinson thinks comedians should be allowed to make jokes “about absolutely anything”. The 67-year-old star has hit out at cancel culture, warning that comedy will suffer if current trends continue. He explained: “It does seem to me that the job of comedy is to offend, or have the potential to offend, and it cannot be drained of that potential. Every joke has a victim. That’s the definition of a joke. Someone or something or an idea is made to look ridiculous.” The ‘Mr. Bean’ star thinks it’s imperative that comedians don’t worry too much about the consequences of their own jokes. He tol… Read More “Comedians should be allowed to joke about anything, insists Rowan Atkinson”

Will Zalatoris Just Finished His 3rd Round At U.S. Open: Fans React

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By Alek Arend Will Zalatoris, still seeking his first major championship win, finished his third round atop the leaderboard at the U.S. Open on Saturday afternoon. Zalatoris, 25, shot a 67 at the Country Club course at Brookline for his third round on Saturday. He currently leads all players and is one shot ahead of current second place. Sunday could see plenty of changes on the leaderboard, and probably will. But for now, Zalatoris looks to be in great shape. “With the lowest score of the day (67) so far, Will Zalatoris finished up his third round at the #USOpen as the solo leader,” the Golf … Read More “Will Zalatoris Just Finished His 3rd Round At U.S. Open: Fans React”

Learn How to Increase Profits and Save Money for Retirement as a Freelancer

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Freelance and side gigs have existed for decades, but the last couple of years have accelerated the popularization of these types of jobs. The rise of stable internet connections and powerful computers have enabled us to switch to hybrid working conditions — or to even work entirely from home. Nowadays, there are many ways to earn money by freelancing online and, thus, make a living. In fact, according to a study performed in 2020, nearly 41% of the American workforce dabbles in freelancing. With all this in mind, we want to shed some light on strategies that can help you: Make it as a freelan… Read More “Learn How to Increase Profits and Save Money for Retirement as a Freelancer”

Bulbul Int’l Vocal Competition starts in Baku

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By Laman Ismayilova The 8th Bulbul International Vocal Competition is underway atthe State Philharmonic Hall, Azernews reports. The vocal competition is timed to coincide with the 125thanniversary of the birth of the great singer Bulbul, the founder ofAzerbaijan’s professional vocal art. Around 100 incredibly talented vocalists from Azerbaijan,Turkiye, Israel, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and othercountries are taking part in the festival. Among them are opera singers, graduates, and students ofsecondary and higher musical educational institutions. The first competitive day started with… Read More “Bulbul Int’l Vocal Competition starts in Baku”

Azerbaijani ambassador talks projects in Caspian Sea with president of International Ocean Institute

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By Trend Azerbaijani Ambassador to Switzerland Fuad Isgandarov discussedongoing and future projects of International Ocean Institute in theCaspian Sea with Institute’s Honorary President Awni Behnam,Isgandarov said on Twitter, Trend reports. The talks were held withthe framework of “My Seas, My Oceans” exhibition, organized on theinitiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and IDEA (InternationalDialogue for Environmental Action) Public Association, with thesupport of the United Nation’s Geneva Office and the permanentrepresentative office of Azerbaijan under the Geneva Office of theUN “Was gla… Read More “Azerbaijani ambassador talks projects in Caspian Sea with president of International Ocean Institute”

TikTok claims there is a ‘significant difference’ between them and Facebook

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There is a “significant difference” between TikTok and Facebook, according to bosses at the video-sharing connection. The Chinese-based app went viral in lockdown of 20202 and quickly became one of the most used apps around the World but executives have insisted that they are an “entertainment platform” more than anything and that their social media-based rival is not. TikTok’s president of global business solutions Blake Chandlee told CNBC: “Facebook is a social platform. They’ve built all their algorithms based on the social graph. That is their core competency. Ours is not! We are an entertain… Read More “TikTok claims there is a ‘significant difference’ between them and Facebook”

USFL, Youth MMA League, Faces Obstacles To Growth

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It’s no secret that highly anticipated pay-per-view UFC matches as well as boxing bouts are one of the biggest draws on television. Fighters such as Khabib, Nate Diaz, Isreal Adesanya and Connor McGregor have become larger-than-life celebrities, with their dominant performances and their antics in and out of the Octagon. Now, the craze of mixed-martial arts is sweeping across the younger generation. The California-based United States Fight League is looking to expand regulation of youth mixed martial arts. According to the USFL they are, “a non-profit athletic organization that fosters and sup… Read More “USFL, Youth MMA League, Faces Obstacles To Growth”

Honda and Sony Team Up to Tackle Tesla

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By Colette Bennett Fast-growing market for electric vehicles draws more big players. There’s probably nothing more stress-inducing for Americans right now than going to the gas station. For those who have invested in electric vehicles already, the sting of inflation-driven fuel costs is not a problem (although EV owners certainly have some other issues). But many feeling the crunch are looking to electric vehicles as a potential long-term solution to their problems. And while rising buyer interest in electric vehicles is nothing new, Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report was definitely the land… Read More “Honda and Sony Team Up to Tackle Tesla”