Britain's number one tennis player Andy Murray is determined to defend his Olympic singles title at Rio 2016. The two-time Wimbledon champion even opted out of the Rogers Cup in Toronto, Canada to prioritize his preparations for the 2016 Olympics.
Murray Chose Olympics Over Rogers Cup
The Guardian reported that Murray will not be defending his Rogers Cup title next week after he pulled out of the Masters-level Canadian Open event to give his body enough time to rest and prepare for the Rio 2016. "My body needs some recovery time after reaching the latter stages of tournaments over the past few months," the three-time Rogers Cup champion said in a statement to Tennis Canada. more >>
Portugal's football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo made a promise to his fans that he will come back stronger from the knee injury he obtained during the Euro 2016 final. Despite getting injured, the 31-year-old Real Madrid forward is being considered by many sports analysts and fans as the frontrunner of the 2016 FIFA Ballon d'Or.
Ronaldo Promised a Strong Comeback
Ronaldo is currently spending a holiday in Ibiza, Spain with his son, Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., and other family members. While on vacation, the football superstar posted a short video on his Instagram account updating about his condition and promising that he will come back stronger. more >>
Google's DeepMind will soon do more than let users play AlphaGo. It will soon be able to help patients with their medical concerns and health issues. A prominent hospital in the U.K. is now working closely with DeepMind developers to be able to use the technology to create an artificial intelligence that can diagnose potential eye disease and soon an app that will diagnose kidney disease.
Doctors from London Moorfields eye hospital are eagerly awaiting Google DeepMind's help. It will be able to provide cutting-edge technology to their outdated diagnostic NHS systems. This will make diagnosis as well as sharing and storing data easier and much convenient for the NHS.
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ISTANBUL/ANKARA — Turkey vowed to root out allies of the U.S.-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, widening a purge of the army, police and judiciary on Tuesday to universities and schools, the intelligence agency and religious authorities.
Around 50,000 soldiers, police, judges, civil servants and teachers have been suspended or detained since the coup attempt, stirring tensions across the country of 80 million which borders Syria.
"This parallel terrorist organization will no longer be an effective pawn for any country," Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, referring to what the government has long alleged is a state within a state controlled by followers of Fethullah Gulen. more >>
School teachers in Britain have been told they can no longer call transgender students by the "he" or "she" pronouns, and will instead have to use students' pronoun of choice.
The Boarding Schools Association told staff they could use the gender neutral "zie" pronoun as an alternative, along with "they."
Alex Thompson, deputy chief executive of BSA, suggested that the new language guidelines will help schools that are "in the dark" regarding transgender issues. more >>
While news about Formula One Legend Michael Schumacher remains limited, his manager Sabine Kehm reveals that the condition of the racer remains difficult.