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Women’s 3-on-3 event to debut at NHL All-Star weekend

Women’s 3-on-3 event to debut at NHL All-Star weekend

Sports
Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The NHL will debut a 3-on-3 women's scrimmage at the 2020 All-Star Game in St. Louis. Sources told ESPN, The Athletic and Hockey Night in Canada about the event, which includes the top American and top Canadian women's hockey players. NHL All-Star weekend begins Jan. 24. The NHL is expected to officially announce the women's event this week. The scrimmage will take place on the first day of All-Star weekend, The Athletic reported. Women have participated in the last two NHL All-Star weekends. The league asked Team USA Olympians to demonstrate drills for the skills competition in 2018, when the event was held in Tampa, Fla. Last year, Kendall Coyne Schofield became the first woman to compete in an NHL All-Star skills competition. Coyne finished seventh in the fastest-ska...
Women confront Harvey Weinstein at New York event

Women confront Harvey Weinstein at New York event

Entertainment
Several women were booed or asked to leave as they confronted Harvey Weinstein at an event in New York on Wednesday.The movie mogul was in the audience at a showcase for emerging talent when comedian Kelly Bachman criticised him on stage.Weinstein has been accused of several counts of sexual assault, which he denies.Bachman referred to him as "the elephant in the room" and "Freddy Krueger" as she spoke at the event.His representative said the behaviour of the women was "rude" and "uncalled for"."I didn't know we had to bring our own Mace and rape whistles to Actor's Hour," Bachman is seen saying in video footage posted on Instagram.She was booed and told to be quiet by members of the audience, to which she replied: "Sorry, that killed at group therapy for...
1Xtra Live event called off after man slashed backstage

1Xtra Live event called off after man slashed backstage

Entertainment
BBC Radio 1Xtra's live event in Birmingham has been halted after a man suffered a slash wound during an incident backstage.The show at the Arena Birmingham on Saturday night was due to include performances from Aitch, French Montana, Ms Banks and headliner Wizkid.It is believed that Krept, one half of rap duo Krept and Konan, from London, was the victim of the assault.Police said the injured man was helped on site and did not go to hospital.The BBC said it was sorry to call off the event but safety was a priority.In a statement, the corporation added: "We are upset and saddened that something like this should happen to a guest at one of our events and we remain in close contact and continue to offer our full support."A BBC spokes...
Whale ‘swallows’ sea lion: ‘It was a once-in-a-lifetime event’

Whale ‘swallows’ sea lion: ‘It was a once-in-a-lifetime event’

Science
Chase Dekker believes the photo he took of a humpback whale "swallowing" a sea lion is the first time that happening has ever been caught on camera.The 27-year-old wildlife photographer and marine biologist had taken a boat of whale watchers out on the water in Monterey Bay, California, on 22 July when the incident happened."It wasn't a huge group, only three humpback whales and about two hundred sea lions," Chase tells Radio 1 Newsbeat."We've seen it all the way up to 100 whales with 3,000 sea lions, so it can get really insane."The animals were feeding on a school of anchovies at the water's surface when the whale ended up with something a little larger in its mouth than it probably expected."We were watching them feed for a long time and then eventuall...