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Focusing on what you’re trying to accomplish rather than what’s going on with your body

Focusing on what you’re trying to accomplish rather than what’s going on with your body

How do you get to the Olympics? Practice, practice, practice … but also know what to concentrate on during the heat of competition. How fast someone runs, swims or rows; how high or long they…

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SNB profit drops by nearly 60%

SNB profit drops by nearly 60%

The Swiss National Bank’s profits dropped in 2020 by over 59% in relation to 2019, the central bank said today (March 2). The SNB reported profits of Sfr20.9 billion ($22.8 billion), down from Sfr48.9 billion…

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Exclusive-Historic low river levels force Argentine grains ships to cut cargoes by 25%, ports chamber says By Reuters

Exclusive-Historic low river levels force Argentine grains ships to cut cargoes by 25%, ports chamber says By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Grain is loaded onto ships for export at a port on the Parana river near Rosario, Argentina, January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci/File Photo By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES…

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some directors may have defrauded billions from UK taxpayers

some directors may have defrauded billions from UK taxpayers

In the early days of the pandemic, UK chancellor Rishi Sunak announced business-loan schemes as part of the government’s suite of measures to keep businesses on their feet. This offered businesses the chance to borrow…

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how staying submerged gives Olympians the winning edge

how staying submerged gives Olympians the winning edge

To win swimming gold in Tokyo, swimmers not only have to generate incredible power with their arms and legs to propel themselves through the water; they also have to overcome the relentless pull of the…

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UNESCO keeps Great Barrier Reef off “in danger” list after Australian lobbying By Reuters

UNESCO keeps Great Barrier Reef off “in danger” list after Australian lobbying By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Assorted reef fish swim above a staghorn coral colony as it grows on the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns, Australia October 25, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo By Colin…

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Nigeria’s ambitious new maritime security project must avoid old traps

Nigeria’s ambitious new maritime security project must avoid old traps

President Muhammadu Buhari recently inaugurated a project designed to prevent illegal activities in Nigeria’s coastal waters and enforce maritime regulations. It also aims to prevent illegal activities on inland waterways. Known as the Deep Blue…

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Minority groups sidelined by BoE, report finds

Minority groups sidelined by BoE, report finds

The Bank of England has admitted it has fallen short of ensuring employees from minority ethnic groups receive equal treatment, following a critical report by the bank’s oversight body. “The experience of colleagues with different…

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Fossil tooth fractures and microscopic detail of enamel offer new clues about human diet and evolution

Fossil tooth fractures and microscopic detail of enamel offer new clues about human diet and evolution

Teeth can tell us a lot about the evolution of prehistoric humans, and our latest study of one of our species’ close relatives may finally resolve a long-standing mystery. The genus Paranthropus is closely related…

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Oil Longs End Week Shaken But Unscathed; Eyes on U.S. Gasoline, Covid By Investing.com

Oil Longs End Week Shaken But Unscathed; Eyes on U.S. Gasoline, Covid By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Barani Krishnan Investing.com – Oil managed to eke out a gain after starting the week with the worst tumble in 16 months, leaving longs in the market shaken but unscathed.  What oil…

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