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Day: July 18, 2016

Russian doping: Olympic chiefs to decide on sanctions after McLaren report

Wada recommends total Russia Rio ban Russia should be banned from this summer’s Olympics and Paralympics after evidence was found of a four-year, state-sponsored doping programme, says the World Anti-Doping Agency. A Wada-commissioned report found urine samples of Russian competitors were manipulated across the “vast majority” of summer and winter Olympic sports from late 2011 […]

Demand for Big Vehicles Threatens Emissions Targets

Photo President Obama in 2011, announcing projections to increase fuel economy to 54.5 miles per gallon for cars and light-duty trucks by model-year 2025. Two federal agencies said in a report released on Monday that demand for S.U.V.s and pickups made it very unlikely that forecast would be met. Credit Mandel Ngan/Agence France-Presse — Getty […]

Netflix: square eyes

When reminded they are paying for the streaming service, customers cancel — this is the good news  ©Bloomberg Sit too close to the screen and your vision gets blurry. Netflix investors were so wowed by the company’s impressive growth in subscribers and scintillating stock chart that they imagined it continuing forever. You know you have […]

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