October 26, 2020

Sam Allardyce: England manager leaves after one match in charge

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From BBC Sam Allardyce has left his post as England manager by mutual agreement with the Football Association after one match and 67 days in charge. It follows a newspaper investigation claiming he offered advice on how to “get around” rules on player transfers. Allardyce, 61, is also alleged to have used his role to […]

WikiLeaks exposes countries that use controversial ‘FinFisher’ surveillance tech

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By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai From Mashable WikiLeaks published a batch of documents and files pertaining to the controversial surveillance technology company FinFisher, including a list of its customers and actual copies of its spyware. The release, the fourth one in the WikiLeaks series dubbed Spy Files, is made mostly of files that were leaked by an […]

Riding bikes in all the wrong places: City downhill’s insane urban race courses

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By hipstomp / Rain from Core77 Cities like New York and Washington D.C. were designed with nice, rational grids. Cities like Tokyo and Kyoto were reportedly designed to confuse invaders with twisting, irrational angles. And cities like Valparaiso, Chile and Taxco, Mexico were designed in reaction to Mother Nature, being built as they are atop […]

Jones among stars called up for Caribbean Cup qualifiers

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From Guyana Chronicle PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Cardiff striker Kenwyne Jones leads an array of international stars called up for Trinidad and Tobago’s Caribbean Cup campaign starting here next month. Jones, who has played for English Premiership sides Stoke and Sunderland, will be joined by the likes of the overseas-based Khaleem Hyland, Lester […]