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Anthony Joshua v Jarrell Miller off after American’s second ‘adverse finding’

Anthony Joshua v Jarrell Miller off after American’s second ‘adverse finding’

Sports
Jarrell Miller has returned a second "adverse finding" from a drugs test and will now be replaced as Anthony Joshua's next opponent, says Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn.Miller was denied a licence for the 1 June bout after a first adverse finding from a sample taken on 20 March.Hearn said Miller had "failed a second separate test for a further substance". He says a new opponent for British IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion Joshua will be announced next week.The fight, due to take place in New York, will be Joshua's US debut.Where does Joshua go now?Listen: 5 Live Boxing with Costello & BunceHearn had previously stated that Joshua's "preparations continue" and that eight boxers were bei...
Billionaire plans second mission to the moon for Israel

Billionaire plans second mission to the moon for Israel

Science
April 14 (UPI) -- Billionaire Morris Kahn has announced plans for a second attempt to successfully land a spacecraft, Beresheet 2, on the moon for Israel -- a project that might take two years. On Saturday, the SpaceIL chairman said on Channel 12's Meet the Press, "we started something and we need to finish it. We'll put our flag on the moon." The 5-foot-tall Beresheet 1, the world's first privately funded moon lander, crashed into the moon while attempting a landing Thursday. Apparently, a technical glitch caused its main engine to stop mid-landing. Beresheet, whose name means "in the beginning" in Hebrew, was launched atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in February. For the next six weeks, it pushed its orbit slowly outward. On April 4, Beresheet was captured by lunar gravity. Israel became...
Rangers place second baseman Rougned Odor on the IL

Rangers place second baseman Rougned Odor on the IL

Sports
April 13 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers have placed second baseman Rougned Odor on the 10-day injured list with a sprained right knee. The Rangers announced the roster move Saturday, calling up infielder/outfielder Danny Santana from Triple-A Nashville. Odor's placement on the injured list is retroactive to Thursday. He will be re-evaluated in about two weeks. The injury to the second basemen took place before Friday's game against the Oakland A's during warmups. This season in 12 games, Odor hit .167 with no home runs and two RBIs. Over the last five seasons, Santana has hit .256 with 13 home runs and 100 RBIs playing with the Minnesota Twins and Atlanta Braves. He will start at second base for the Rangers on Saturday in their matchup against the A's. Let's block ads...
Joe Biden: Second woman accuses ex-VP of unwanted touching

Joe Biden: Second woman accuses ex-VP of unwanted touching

World
A second woman has accused former US Vice-President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, as the leading Democrat mulls a White House bid.Amy Lappos said Mr Biden had touched her face with both hands and rubbed noses with her a decade ago.The allegation comes after another women, Lucy Flores, said Mr Biden kissed her on the back of her head at a campaign event.Mr Biden has said he did not believe he has ever acted inappropriately.The former Delaware senator, who served as Barack Obama's vice-president in 2009-17, is seen as a possible frontrunner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.What do his accusers say?Ms Lappos, a 43-year-old former aide to a Democratic congressman, said Mr Biden touched her inappropriately...
Bank of Baroda becomes second largest PSU bank after SBI

Bank of Baroda becomes second largest PSU bank after SBI

Finance
NEW DELHI: Bank of Baroda (BoB) Monday became the second largest state-owned lender after merging Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank into itself as part of the first three-way amalgamation. The consolidated entity started its operation with a business mix of over Rs 15 lakh crore of balance sheet, with deposits and advances of Rs 8.75 lakh crore and Rs 6.25 lakh crore, respectively. BoB now has over 9,500 branches, 13,400 ATMs, 85,000 employees to serve 12 crore customers. Meanwhile, BoB completed share allotment to shareholders Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank as per the scheme of amalgamation. Shareholders of Vijaya Bank got 402 equity shares of BoB for every 1,000 shares held. In the case of Dena Bank, its shareholders received 110 shares of BoB for every 1,000 shares. The bank on Monday issued and all...