Network 10SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA–As the city’s annual Mardi Gras festival prepares for its big parade and celebration of LGBTQ+ rights and culture on Saturday, this year has a somewhat sombre tone.Just hours after British pop star Sophie Ellis Bextor performed on the stage in front of thousands of revelers on Bondi Beach at one of the most anticipated Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras’ parties, New South Wales police had returned to the Paddington home in Sydney’s eastern suburbs where television pre
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby can't explain what it is about the Philadelphia Flyers that seems to bring out a little something extra in him. Maybe it's familiarity. Maybe it's just the natural emotions that come from playing a rival. To be honest, the Pittsburgh Penguins longtime captain isn't really caught up in the “why” of it all. There's too much else on his mind. Namely, trying to figure out a way for his team to make it to the playoffs. The road is narrow as March looms. Yet it still ex
South Korea will nudge listed companies with low valuations to report plans to boost shareholder returns under reform proposals announced by the financial regulator on Monday aimed at reducing the 'Korea discount' on stock prices. South Korea is using Japan's playbook to boost the value of its companies, analysts say, as its neighbour's stock market surges to a record high. Under the "Corporate Value-up Programme", the government will introduce an index of firms with strong shareholder value, South Korea's Financial Services Commission (FSC) said.
VANCOUVER — The Canadian women's rugby sevens squad claimed third place at the HSBC SVNS tournament at B.C. Place after outlasting Australia 19-14 on Sunday. Krissy Scurfield opened the scoring for Canada in the opening minute, screaming for a pass before running it three-quarters of the field for the try. Australia tied it through Madison Ashby, before Chloe Daniels outran Charlotte Caslick to retake the lead. Charity Williams then scored her sixth try of the tournament to seal the win and thir