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Companies need older workers: here is why

Companies need older workers: here is why

Published 21/06/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The demographic trend is no secret: the populations of the United States and other major industrial countries are getting older, and fast. [more…]

The rise of the apprentice: a European tradition comes to the U.S

The rise of the apprentice: a European tradition comes to the U.S

Published 31/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The growing number of apprenticeships in the U.S. has more to do with European companies importing the practice into their American [more…]

The next frontier in workplace wellness: financial health

The next frontier in workplace wellness: financial health

Published 24/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Study after study shows that money stress can be as bad for workplace productivity as back pain. The latest study, released [more…]

Ice hockey: Swedes beat Swiss in penalty shootout to defend world…

Ice hockey: Swedes beat Swiss in penalty shootout to defend world…

Published 20/05/2018

(Reuters) - Sweden defeated Switzerland in a dramatic penalty shootout after a pulsating Ice Hockey World Championship final at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen on [more…]

Welshman Williams reflects on world title win – naked

Welshman Williams reflects on world title win – naked

Published 08/05/2018

(Editor’s note: Language in the third paragraph might offend some readers) (Reuters) - Mark Williams stayed true to his word after clinching his third world [more…]

Athletics: Bannister’s words inspire captain’s innings from Pozzi

Athletics: Bannister’s words inspire captain’s innings from Pozzi

Published 04/03/2018

Athletics - IAAF World Indoor Championships 2018 - Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain - March 4, 2018 Andrew Pozzi of Britain wins the men's 60 metres [more…]

No Russian team but high jumpers strike indoor gold

No Russian team but high jumpers strike indoor gold

Published 01/03/2018

Athletics - IAAF World Indoor Championships 2018 - Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain - March 1, 2018 Neutral athlete Mariya Lasitskene celebrates with her gold medal [more…]

Squash: Eqypt’s Mohamed Elshorbagy beats his brother to win world titl

Squash: Eqypt’s Mohamed Elshorbagy beats his brother to win world titl

Published 17/12/2017

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Mohamed Elshorbagy of Egypt predicted a new era for squash after beating his younger brother Marwan on Sunday in the first [more…]

Weightlifting: Sport begins new chapter with hardline approach to doping

Weightlifting: Sport begins new chapter with hardline approach to doping

Published 27/11/2017

(Reuters) - Over half of the 377 weightlifters at the world championships that begin on Tuesday in the United States will be drug tested as [more…]

Alpine skiing: Vonn to start season on Saturday with giant slalom

Alpine skiing: Vonn to start season on Saturday with giant slalom

Published 27/10/2017

American skier Lindsey Vonn will compete in this weekend's season-opening World Cup giant slalom in Austria as she starts her competitive build-up to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, she said on Thursday. [more…]