Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai says she was not sexually assaulted
20 December 2021 | 1:47 pm
"I need to stress one point that is extremely important, I have never said or written that anyone has sexually assaulted me," the Chinese tennis star said in a foreign press video.
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DeGeneres opened about her traumatic experience on an unaired episode of ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman.’ The episode will air on Friday when season two of the show premieres on Netflix. In the episode, DeGeneres revealed that when she was an adolescent, her stepfather used her mother's breast cancer diagnosis as an excuse to assault her.
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Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the 2018-19 regular season.
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Amol Sarva, Knotel Inc. chief executive officer, discusses the company's plan to take on WeWork and its expansion strategy with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde and Romaine Bostick on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
30 Aug 2019
Pavel Nedved believes Cristiano Ronaldo was unlucky not to win the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award.
10 Jan 2020
While Sadio Mane won the African Player of the Year award, Borussia Dortmund loanee Achraf Hakimi was named the continent's best young player once again.
23 Feb 2020
An ex-rugby player killed himself in Australia after allegedly dousing his family with petrol and setting them alight in their family car in Brisbane on Wednesday, local media reported.
24 Feb 2020
Remo Stars player died after he was alleged pushed off the bus by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.
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12 Mar 2020
Real Madrid have sent all of the members of their soccer and basketball teams home into quarantine after one of the sports club's basketball players tested positive for the coronavirus, the Spanish club said in a statement on Thursday.
20 Mar 2020
Super eagles player, Kenneth Omeruo has reacted to the postponement of AFCON over the spread of Coronavirus and the how it has impacted on the players in Spain. Kenneth says it is indeed a terrible situation, it is something no one expected at this crucial time in the season of football.
20 May 2020
On this edition, new developments have emerged regarding the arrest of three female opposition figures in Zimbabwe. The three MDC members were found on the side of the road after being beaten and sexually assaulted. Our correspondent has the details. Also, truck drivers have been found to be super-spreaders of coronavirus in Africa. Kenyan authorities are mass testing truckers crossing the border. Finally, we look at how the lockdown in Morocco is increasing tensions between the Berber villagers and nomadic herders.
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How strong is the West's resolve when it comes to Ukraine? A steady diet of diplomacy is so far failing to lift the uncertainty over Vladimir Putin's true intentions when it comes to those 100,000 troops amassed at the border.
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Two sources say Alpha Conde, who was ousted as Guinea's president in a September coup, left the country on Monday for a medical check up. Guinea's former president Alpha Conde has left the country for a medical check up, two sources have said, without revealing his destination.
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Shares in Sony slumped more by than 10 percent in Tokyo on Wednesday on news of Microsoft's $75 billion deal to buy the video games maker Activision Blizzard. Investors fear the acquisition could mean popular titles like Call of Duty would be moved exclusively to Microsoft platforms. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Stephen Carroll examines the consequences of the deal for the companies involved, and their rivals.
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Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi granted an interview to FRANCE 24. Earlier this month, peaceful protests against a hike in energy prices in Kazakhstan sparked a brutal crackdown, backed up by military support from Russian-led troops. The official death toll stands at 225, but human rights groups believe it to be much higher. Tileuberdi said the Kazakhstani authorities were ready to share "proof" with the international community that there were foreign terrorists among the "armed militants". So far, witnesses on the ground have not backed up this claim.
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Brent crude topped $88 a barrel in Tuesday trading, its highest level since October 2014 - creating a further potential headache for squeezed UK consumers if the increase is passed on to petrol pumps.
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We bring you the latest from the Africa Cup of Nations, where Senegal have finished top of their group, while four-time champions Ghana have crashed out of the tournament. But first, Mozambique's Defence and Security forces (FDS) say they have captured one of the leaders of the jihadist insurgency that's wreaked havoc in the region of Cabo Delgado. Also, shops were shuttered and streets barricaded in Khartoum after at least seven people were killed in protests on Monday in Sudan. And we see how Tanzania's first Netflix film "Binti" gives women a voice.