You’re competing at Wimbledon, so you haven’t gone home to China since you won the French Open. What do you expect the reception to be?
PHYSICIST Sir Isaac Newton is usually seen as the enemy of athletes.
“The momentous victory gives us very much courage,” said Malaysian Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman. “I pray that God will give us help and shelter from adversity and that Malaysia will continue to flourish and prosper in peace.
On 1,170 acres of rolling Ohio farmland, bulldozers last week completed the grading job for a village of 10,000 inhabitants. Contracts were signed for some nine miles of streets, curbs and sewers, and construction crews.were building a pumping station and a million-gallon water tank
1550 B.C.An Egyptian manuscript called the Ebers Papyrus directs women on how to mix dates, acacia and honey into a paste, smear it over wool and use it as a pessary to prevent conception 1700sCasanova’s memoirs detail his experiments in birth control, from sheep-bladder condoms to the use of half a lemon as a makeshift cervical cap 1839Charles Goodyear invents the technology to vulcanize rubber and puts it to use manufacturing rubber condoms, intrauterine devices, douching syringes and “womb veils” 1873Congress passes an antiobscenity law that deems birth control info obscene and outlaws its dissemination. At the time, the U.S.
Let the discounting begin.
Jean Todt has succeeded Max Mosley as president of the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) after he was elected to the most powerful position in motorsport on Friday.
The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will include rugby union sevens and golf as sports, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced.
Renault was yesterday hit by the fallout of its Formula One team’s “Crashgate” scandal after two of its sponsors announced they were terminating their contracts with immediate effect. ING, the Dutch bank and Renault Formula One’s title sponsor, said it was “deeply disappointed” at the sequence of events that resulted in the team’s two-year suspended ban for ordering one of its drivers to crash deliberately in last year’s Singapore grand prix.
As the U.S. jumps on board the cash-for-clunkers bandwagon, the Obama Administration would do well to pay attention to what is happening in Hamburg’s sprawling harbor. The seaport city is one of the busiest ports in the world: nearly every car new or used passes through its docks on the way out of Germany.